Activities in Lohajung
Village Tourism: Lohajung and Wan are the last villages which one encounters before starting their trek to the higher latitudes of Garhwal Mountains. One can walk around the villages and learn about their way of life, customs and festivals of the locals.
Camping: Being a vast land of green pastures, Lohajung is an ideal place to camp and enjoy the beauty of nature. Camping is an amazing experience to have with friends when you are surrounded in the lap of nature.
Treks from Lohajung
Lohajung is the base camp to various treks into the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The treks to Roopkund, Brahmatal and Bedni Bugyal are some of the popular treks that start from Lohajung.
Roopkund Trek: The track to Roopkund passes through some of the stunning and exotic landscape of Himalayas with long stretch of oak forest and snow fields. This Valley is surrounded by a stunning view of Trisul (7120 meters) and Nanda Ghunti (6310 meters). Roopkund is often called Mystery Lake or Skeleton Lake because hundreds of skeleton were found around the lake.
Brahamtal Trek: Himalayas offers few treks in winter that are as adventurous and stunning. One of them is Brahmatal. The amount of snow at the trek attracts every trekker. The trekkers are awed by the views of summits over 7000 metres. This is one among the easy treks in winters. During summers when snow melts, the trail with rocky terrain becomes difficult to trek.
Bedni Bugyal Trek: This trek offers the best view of the Trisul Parvat. It is located at the border of Kumaon and Gharwal in Chamoli district. It is situated at an altitude 3,354mts above sea level. This trek passes through lush green grassy land, conifer forest clinging into the slopes of hills and steep climbs.
Roopkund Homkund Ronti Saddle Trek: Homkund is a high altitude mountain located in Chamoli District. From here you can see two prominent Himalayan peaks, Trishul and Nanda Ghunti. Homkund is the final destination of Nanda Jat Yatra, which commences after every 12-years.The trek, further continues via Ronti Saddle & Channia Ghat to end in Sutol.
Ali Bugyal Trek: Ali Bugyal is another mesmerizing alpine meadow or grasslands in Uttarakhand that draws adventure backpackers towards itself. The trek towards Ali Bugyal and Bedni Bugyal passes through lush green valleys and pine and oak trees. The vantage of Bugyal trek offers an unobstructed view of the snow clad Himalayan peaks of Uttarakhand such as majestic Trishul (7,120 m).
Staying in Lohajung
Lohajung is a small hamlet at Garhwal hills situated at an elevation of 2,300 metres and is a base camp for various treks to the higher altitudes. Due to influx of trekkers, few budget guesthouses and lodges have mushroomed at Lohajung to accommodate the trekkers. Some trekkers prefer to camp at a campsite and spend the nights in the tents.
Lohajung Food Guide
There are only few shops and couple of local restaurants that serve tea,snacks and popular north Indian dishes.