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Brahmatal Trek

Brahmatal - Popular Winter Trek

Brahmatal provides a panoramic view of the Himalayas with Mt. Trishul and Nanda Ghunti, bird’s eye view of the majestic Roopkund Trek and ample opportunities to capture the majestic snow-covered peak with their camera.

The Brahmatal trek takes one through beautiful valleys, hushed hamlets, streams, and conifers, and oak forests. In winter, the region is covered in a sheath of snow and offered an unparalleled Himalayan view.

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Brahmatal Trek Tour Packages

Brahmatal with Jatropani Peak Trek
6 Days / 5 Nights
Rs. 10,500.00
Brahmatal Fixed Departure Budget Trekking with Transportation
6 Days / 5 Nights
Rs. 10,500.00    9,500.00
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Brahmatal has a lovely forests, two lakes to look forward to and a meadow to traverse through. The entire trail is under snow in winters and famous for snow trekking and camping.  For avid nature photographers, Brahmatal offers a lot of opportunities to capture nature at its best.

It is one of the few treks accessible in peak winter months of January and February, other treks which are accessible are Kedarkantha Trek, Chopta, Tungnath Trek and Kuari Pass Trek.


Brahmatal Trek offers the best sunsets

One of the best things that Brahmatal Trek has to offer is magical colors during sunset. Both Bekhal Tal and Brahmatal set new standards for the sunset, especially from October to March. Overlooking the wide valley of Mundoli and the borders of Kumaon and Garhwal range in golden hue is a treat to eyes.

 eUttaranchal - Campsite in Bekaltal with majestic Sunset


   

What nobody tells you about Brahmatal - Jatropani Peak

While Brahmatal Trek is getting increasingly popular, most people don’t know about its sibling – Jatropani Peak. Jatropani Peak at 4071 mts is a day’s hike further from Brahmatal Campsite on the west ridge. If you are a seasoned hiker, then you can go Jatropani Peak summit within the same time frame of 6 Days as it for Brahmatal. 


 eUttaranchal - Ridge Walk towards Jatropani Peak

From Jatropani peak the Himalayan panorama expands to showcase Chaukhamba (7138m), Neelkantha (6597m) and Kamet (7756m). The route to Jatropani Peak goes from Brahmatal Top to the grassy ridge on the west and further extends to expose the boulder region and eventually climbs to Jatropani West Peak at 4071mts. 

Jatoparni Top is highest point from Brahmatal and also known as Khamila Top. During the trek you can see Mrigthuni, Devtoli and Maikoti peak of Kumaon ranges. This is just the opposite ridge of the famous Roopkund trek and offers a Birds-eye view of the route including Ali Bugyal, Bedni Bugyal, Roopkund and Junargali including far poised famous Ronty saddle.


Brief Itinerary of Brahmatal Trek

Day 01: Arrival at Lohajung
Day 02: Trek to Bekhal Tal
Day 03: Trek to Brahmatal
Day 04: Trek to Jatropani Peak and return to Brahmatal
Day 05: Trek down to Lohajung
Day 06: Departure from Dehradun

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Brahmatal Trek Travel Tips

  • The trek to Brahmatal is easy to moderate however if you are inexperienced, it is better to train your body for the trek at least a month before. 
  • Last ATM is at Dewal, 25 kms before Lohajung which mostly out of cash. Try to withdraw in advance from Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dehradun, Kathgodam, Almora or Kausani.
  • It is advisable to have an experienced tour guide to accompany you on your trek.
  • It is advisable to avoid trekking in the monsoons season as the trekking route tends to be slippery and the region could be prone to unexpected landslides and roadblocks.
  • When amidst the mountains, travel in a group of two or more. Venturing out alone can be unpredictable and risky. Also, make sure you have informed someone about your plan back home. 
  • The trekking route to Brahma involves easy during summer and medium to traverse during winter.
  • All major mobile networks including BSNL, Airtel, Vodafone work at Lohajung with 4G internet. You will not get any network ahead of Lohajung.

Staying in Brahmatal Trek

Brahmatal is a trekking destination rather than a tourist destination. No road leads to Brahmatal, only determination and will. Camping in tents is the only viable accommodation option at Bharmatal. One can carry his own tent or rent it from any tour operator before starting the trek. Please make sure you have made sufficient arrangement for sleeping bags and mattresses as well.

Brahmatal Trek Food Guide

The only food you can gorge over is the one you take with yourself. If you are trekking with a group, it is advisable to find a local cook to travel with you so he can prepare a meal for you wherever you decide to camp for the night. It is advisable to carry some packaged food with you for snacking on the route. Don’t forget to carry your personal utensils.

Mythology about Brahmatal Trek

According to the Hindu mythology, the prepossessing Brahmatal is the place where the creator, Lord Brahma did a serious penance. It is said that Brahma Ji meditated here for several years. Hence, the place got its name from it.

Suggested Itinerary for Brahmtal Trek

Day 1: Kathgodam – Lohajung (225 kms / 8-9 hours)
Pickup will be from Kathgodam Railway Station and then drive to Lohajung. The drive is a long one but the beautiful views of the hills and rivers should be rewarding enough.

Day 2: Lohajung – Bekaltal (6 kms)
From Lohajung we start our trek towards Bekaltal via Mandoli village. The trek takes around 4 hours and will pass through the rhododendron and oak trees. Overnight stay will be in tents.

Day 3: Bekaltal – Brahmatal (8 kms)
Post breakfast, we start our trek towards Brahmatal which takes us through the enchanting lush green forests and beautiful meadows. Brahmatal lake is situated at an altitude of 3,400 m. Overnight stay will be in tents.

Day 4: Brahmatal – Daldum via Brahmatal Peak (5 kms)
Today we summit Brahmatal peak which will provide you with one of the most scintillating views of the Himalayas especially Trishul and Nandaghunti peaks. Daldum which will our campsite is just 3 hours from the peak. Overnight stay will be at tents.

Day 5: Daldum – Lohajung (4 kms)
After having breakfast, we trek back to Lohajung from Daldum. Lohajung is only 3.5 kms from Daldum on our way down.

Day 6: Lohajung – Kathgodam
This is the last day of the tour. We drive back to Kathgodam where you can avail bus or train to reach back home.

*Note: Brahmtal trek can also be started from Dehradun, Haridwar/Rishikesh and Delhi NCR as well.

Brahmatal Trek Photo Gallery

View from BrahmaTal top
Views from Brahamtal Trek
Brahmatal Trekking Collage
Horses carrying tents and food supplies for Brahmatal Trek
Enroute Brahmatal Trek
Brahmatal Lake in Summers
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What is Brahmatal Trek famous for?

Brahmatal Trek is famous among tourist as Winter trek, Trekking, High Altitude Lake Trek, Camping, Kumoan Trekking, Snow Trek.

Brahmatal Trek is recommended destination for Corporates, Couples, Foreigners, Groups, Solo.

Brahmatal Trek is popular destination for following activities/ interests - Adventure, Camping, Emerging Destinations, Lakes, Trekking, Winter Treks.

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