Bhekal Tal – Brahmatal Trek: A Journey to Charming Lakes Photos

Bhekal Tal – Brahmatal Trek: A Journey to Charming Lakes

6 Days / 5 Nights
Kathgodam to Kathgodam

Bhekal Tal - Brahmatal (which means a lake belongs to Lord Brahma) are the high altitude natural lakes in Dewal block of Chamoli district in Uttarakhand, also a famous winter trek among trekkers. Bhekal tal is situated 8 km of the expedition from the base camp Lohajung.

During winter, both the Tal (lake) will be frozen with the hard layer of ice. Bhekaltal’s water flows both direction towards Mundoli & Ratgaon, the source of water of this lake is still unknown, it is in between dense forest of various kinds of tree & Brahmatal is in an open meadow. The distance between both the lakes is 7 kms. 

The trek from Lohajung to Bhekal tal passes through dense forest & Bhekal Tal to Brahmatal route passes through open meadows, which offers to behold views of Himalayan range peaks (Trishul, Nandaghunti) & both side valley with villages like Wan, Didina, Ratgaon, Bursol, Dungari etc. This trek accessible around the year, in winter view of the white layer around the valley & another season lush green meadows & forest makes this trek very unique and special.

Package Highlights

  • Days Required: 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Trek Grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Best time to trek: Around the year, Winter is best (Mid Dec to March)
  • Trekking Distance: 30 kms.
  • Nearest Village: Lohajung (7,700 ft.), Mundoli.
  • Motorable road: Up to Lohajung
  • Nearest Railhead: Kathgodam (226 kms), Rishikesh (272 kms), Haridwar (293 kms)
  • Places around: Ajan Top, Ronti Saddle, Homekund, Ali - Bedni Bugyal, Talgair.

Price Table

5 Nights Brahmtal Trek2 Pax 3-5 Pax 6-9 Pax 10-15 Pax 15+ Pax 
Cost Per Person
Rs 17000Rs 16000  Rs 15500Rs 15000Rs 14500  

For Solo Trekker (Single Person): Rs 24000 + GST

Note: The costing is for Indian Nationals only. Additional charges will apply for Foreign Nationals due to permits and camping/entry fees.

GST @5% is applicable on above price.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 : Kathgodam/Rishikesh - Lohajung

Drive226 kmsAltitude2347 mtsStayGuesthouse

We will receive you early morning from Kathgodam Railway Station, Today we start our journey from Kathgodam till Lohajung (7700 ft.), all motorable, breakfast & lunch will be served on the way. This day you will see the glimpse of Uttarakhand (Kumaoun & Garhwal), you will pass through many hill stations of Kumaon region, villages, rivers & winding roads.

Total travel distance is 226 km from Kathgodam if you are travel from Rishikesh route then it will 263kms which takes 9-10 hours to reach. Night stay will be in Guesthouse in Lohajung which is a beautiful hamlet and the base camp for your trek.

Day 2 : Lohajung - Bhekal Tal

Trek8.5 kmsAltitude3010 mts

We will pass through the local villages and farms. We will walk through a path between the tall oak trees on both sides to reach Bekal Tal. Our trail will take us to the Kail Valley, in this valley the Kail and Pindari river unite. Night stay near Bhekal Tal.

Day 3 : Bhekal Tal - Brahmatal

Trek7.5 kmsAltitude3273 mts

We will start at around 8 am and we will pass through oak forests to reach beautiful meadows, which could be covered by snow if there was a recent snow fall. We will be able to view the magnificent snow covered Himalayas peak after we come out of the forest area. We continue walking to reach the beautiful silver or sometime glass coloured Brahma Tal lake.

Day 4 : Brahmatal – Daldum

Trek7.5 kms

Day 4 will bring you back on the trek route to Brahmatal. After walking for an hour, the route will take you to Chota Jhandidar. Then comes the Bada Jhandidar. The route surpassing both of these destinations has breathtaking valleys on its sides. 

You will be pleased by the sight of the mighty Mt. Nandaghunti and Trishul on your route. After walking for another few hours (2.5 to 3 hours), you will be at Brahmatal Lake. From the peak of Brahmatal, your camp site (Daldum) is around 3 hours away. Route to the campsite passes through forests. Overnight stay at camps.

Day 5 : Daldum to Lohajung

After relaxing the whole night, leave the camp site for your return journey to Lohajung (3.7 Km, 2.5 hours away). As you will done with half an hour walking, you will reach Malling. There would be few houses on the slopes. Follow the stone trails and you will reach Lohajung. Overnight stay at guest house in Lohajung.

Day 6 : Lohajung to Rishikesh/Haridwar or Kathgodam

Post breakfast, guests would be driven to Lohajung . From there drive to Rishikesh/Haridwar or Kathgodam (as per itinerary fixed or as per our fixed departure group). Our trek services will end here.

Package Inclusions

  • Accommodation (Guest house / Hotel / Camping)
  • All meals while on trek & transits (Veg. & Egg.)
  • Trek Equipments, Permits, First aid medical kit.
  • Qualified & experienced trek leader, guide and support.
  • All transportation during the trek program.

Package Exclusions

  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Insurance
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under Inclusions

Important Information

Note: Important Things to Carry during trekking
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Why we prefer private and small groups? We love to trek in smaller private groups as we believe that it gives the best ambience to experience the Himalayan spirituality, serenity, solitude and rawness. Small groups are also eco friendly, less noisy, safe, friendly, easy to manage and more caring towards each other. Most importantly, private groups are more focused towards their objective which is enjoy being in the nature. We specialize in arranging customized private groups catering to the specific needs.

Why Book Your Trek with us?

  • Smaller Groups with customized and quality services
  • Stay in better tents/hotels and homestays
  • Upgraded and quality meals
  • Local, Experienced and Certified Guides
  • Transparent, Flexible and Customer Friendly team
  • No compromise on safety standards
  • We organize eco-friendly and responsible treks

Cancellation Policy

  • Within 15 days of Arrival Date/ No Show: No Refund
  • 15 Days to 30 Days prior to Arrival: 50% of the total package cost.
  • 30 Days & More: 10% of package cost (and taxes are not refunded in any case)
  • Note: No refunds in case of Road Blocks, Accidents, etc
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