Brahmatal A Perfect Winter Trek | Itinerary Ex. Kathgodam

Brahmatal Trek

Brahmatal A Perfect Winter Trek

Brahmatal Trek  At An Altitude Of (2,130mts to 4,005mts) , is a great winter trek for the nature lovers and adventure seekers. Located on the opposite side of the famous Roopkund Trek The best season to explore this trail is either winter or in the springs. According To legends  a lake Is There where Lord Brahma is said to have meditated as per mythology.

The trek takes one through beautiful valleys, never-ending ridge lines, sprawling Bugyal, High altitude lakes, majestic peak views and fresh snow on the trail. Brahmatal Trek is best for all the year to visit. Best seasons include December to March, Expect hiking on the snow in the mid of December. During winters, Brahmatal covered in the thick blanket of snow ideal for skiers. Brahmatal trek route stands out for not being just a mountain trek but also the forest trails through which the route passes through. Meandering through the high and dense snow-covered canopy of silver oak . This Trek Is One Of The Most Visiting Winter Trek India . If You Are looking For A Trek Where You Can Get Astounding Views But , Don’t Want Trek Long Distance , Then It Can Be In Prime List Of Your Holiday Bucket list .

Area :- Base Camp Lohajung , Chamoli , Uttrakhand India .

Trail Type :- Easy To Moderate

Temperature :-

Summer

Daytime Temperature: 8°C To 15°C

Night Time Temperature: 0°C To 7°C.

Winter

Daytime Temperature: -2°C To 5°C

Night Time Temperature: -12°C To -5°C

Tour Duration :- 6 Days Ex. Kathgodam

Trekking Trail Distance :- 25 Km

Welcome to Brahmatal trek. Offering breathtaking views with a serene ambience at an astounding altitude of 12,250 ft, Brahmatal trek provides a memorable experience to seasoned trekkers as well as beginners in trekking. Being a relatively new trek route, Brahmatal trek remains quite underrated but filled with unexplored areas that are not yet popular. What this means is that if you are looking for a calming trip away from people, this trip is perfect for you as you will meet very people along the way.

Day 1
Kathgodam to Lohajung ( 210 Km )

• Pick Up At Kathgodam Railway Station Then Drive To LohaJung .

• Lunch While Enroute In Dhaba/Restaurent .

• The Drive Will Take About 9-10 Hrs .

• Evening Time Arrival In Lohajung , Welcome Drink , Dinner And Overnight Stay In Guest House/Homestay/Hotel .

Day 2
Lohajung to Bekaltal ( 6 Km & 9700 Ft )

• Morning After Breakfast Trek Will Begin Towards Bekaltal .

• 6 Km Trek Which Will Take About 4-5 Hrs .

• In Trek Route Spring And Manmade Water Points Available.

• Trail Will Passes Through Forest And Afternoon Arrival At Campsite , Hot Lunch , Evening Tea/Coffee , Snacks , Overnight Stay And Dinner .

• You Can Plan A Quick Evening Walk To Bekaltal Lake From Campsite .

Day 3
Bekaltal to Brahmatal ( 7 Km & 10450 Ft. )

• Morning After Breakfast Trek Will Begin To Brahmatal .

• Trek Distance Is 7 Km Which Can Take About 6-7 Hrs Because The Terrain Is Quit Surprising As Its Moderate .

• Probably Packed Lunch , Also Flexible If You Would Like To Have Hot Lunch At Campsite .

• Need To Carry Sufficient Drinking Water Atleast 2 ltr.

• Today You Will Get The Astounding Views of Great Himalayan Range And Shivalik Mountain .

• Evening Time Tea/Coffee, Snacks Overnight Stay And Dinner In Campsite .

• A Quick Evening Walk To Brahmatal Lake Which Is Just 500 MTR Away From The Campsite .

Day 4
Brahmatal (10450 Ft.) To Brahmatal Pass (12200 Ft.) To Tilbudi (11250 Ft.)

• Morning After Breakfast Return Journey Will Begin Via Brahmtal Pass .

• Trail Distance Is About 8 Km , Which Will Take About 6-7 Hrs To Reach Tilbudi .

• Panoramic Landscaped Views of Chaukhambha, Mana, Nilgiri, Neelkanth, Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, Maitoli All The Way To The Panchachuli Ranges, Rest is Shivalik Mountain Range .

• Trail Will Passes Through Rhododendron And Oak Forest .

• There Is No Natural And Man Made Water Source In Trek , Suggested To Carry Sufficient Drinking Water .

• Carried Packed Lunch .

• Evening Time Arrival In Tilbudi Campsite Evening Tea/Coffee , Snacks , Overnight Stay And Dinner .

Day 5
Tilbudi (11250.Ft) To Wan (8000 Ft.) To Lohajung ( 7650 Ft. )

• Morning After Breakfast Will Trek To Wan .

• 4 Km Trek Easy Grade Which Can Take About 3-4 Hrs .

• From Wan 1 HRS Drive To Lohajung .

• Lunch In Wan Packed/Hot On Your Choice And Situation .

• Overnight Stay And Dinner In Lohajung In Hotel/Homestay/Guest House .

Day 6
Lohajung To Kathgodam ( 210 Km )

• Early Morning After Breakfast Return Drive To Kathgodam

• The Drive Will Take About 10 Hrs .

• Probably Drop At Kathgodam Around 5:30 To 6 : 00 PM

Shirts / T-shirts – 2/3, Warm shirt/light micro fleece pullover/full sleeve T shirt.

Trekking Pants that are water resistant/repellent and having inside lining for extra warmth- 2.

Windproof/water resistant outer shell (jacket) of good quality with a proper hood.

Down jacket with min 600 fill power rating, Thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen sweater.

Thermal inner wear (upper and lower).

Woollen cap, Inner fleece gloves, Outer water proof gloves .

Thick woollen socks and regular socks (4 – 5 pairs), Scarf/muffler (optional).

Comfortable waterproof Trekking/Hiking shoes that come with a thick sole and high ankles.

Camp shoes such as sneakers/sport shoes.

Raincoat / Poncho.

Small light weight towel.

Insulated water bottle and hydration pack (optional).

Cap / floppy hat to keep the strong sun away from your face, Sun glasses with UV protection and ability to cut the glare (important when traversing through snow).

Walking stick / Trekking pole.

Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm .

Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries).

Medicines, if requiring any specific medication.

Personal toiletries.

Day pack/small bag which you will carry on your back every day and keep your essentials in it.

Carry rain cover for your bags.

Keep a few poly bags or waterproof bags in your bag in which if required you can put your belongings in case of heavy rain .

Suggested Personal Medical Kit Checklist

Diamox – 10 tablets (to prevent AMS).

Dexamethasone – one strip.

Nifedipine – 5 tablets.

Crocin – 6 tablets (fever).

Avomine – 4 tablets (motion sickness).

Avil 25mg – 4 tablets (allergies).

Combiflam – 4 tablets (Pain killer).

Norflox TZ & Lomofen– 6 tablets each(diarrhea).

Digene – 10 tablets (acidity).

Omez/ Rantadine – 10 tablets (antacids).

Crepe bandage – 3 to 5 meters.

Gauze – 1 small roll.

Band aid – 10 strips.

Cotton – 1 small roll.

ORS – 10 packets.

Betadine or any antiseptic cream.

Moov spray (aches, & sprains).

Knee cap, if you are prone to knee injury.

Anti fungal powder .

Including In Cost

  • • Accommodation ( Guest House/Hotel/Homestay/Campsite)
  • • Meal On Trek ( Veg. Meal + Egg )
  • • Trek/Camp Equipment’s ( Camping Tent , Kitchen Tent Utility Tent , Sleeping Bags, Mattress , etc. )
  • • All Required Permissions And Entry Fees .
  • • Certified And Experienced Trek Leader And Other Coworking Staff .

Excluding In Cost

  • • Any Kind Of Personal Expense.
  • • Pick Up And Drop fare From Kathgodam
  • • Travel Insurance
  • • Mules And Potters To Carry Personal Luggage .
  • • Anything Which is Not mentioned Above

As Lohajung is The Base For This Trek Here We Are Providing Instructions To Reach Lohajung By Road .

Self Driving Instruction :-  Kathgodam – Bhimatl – Almora – Someshwar – Kausani – Garur – Gwaldam – Dewal – Lohajung

Nearest Railway Station :- Kathgodam is The Nearest And Last railway Station From Here 10 Hrs Road Drive To Reach Lohajung .

Nearest Airport Is Pant Nagar Airport ( PGH ) Udham Singh Nagar .

By Bus :- Roadways Buses Also Available To Reach Garur Where You Can Find The Sharing Taxi Service For Lohajung .

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Distance Between Kathgodam To Lohajung ?

The Total Distance is About 210 Km Which Take About 10 Hrs Drive To Reach Lohajung .

Is This Trek Suitable For Children ?

Probably No ! But It Will Be Fine For Those Who Have Done Any Other Trek Before .

From Where Trek Will Begin ?

The Trek Will Begin At Lohajung .

Is There Bus Service Available From Delhi To Reach Lohajung ?

Not Till Lohajung , But There is Bus For Dharamghar , You Can Pick it At Anand Vihar ISBT At 4 Pm , It Will Drop You AT Garur , Where You Can Find The Sharing taxi For Lohajung .

Who Can Go For This Trek ?

Anyone Who Is Physically And Mentally Fit And have Interest In Nature , Mountain And Adventure . And Able To Trek 5-7 Km A Day .

Will I Get Mobile Network Coverage While On Trek ?

Mobile Network Coverage Available Till Lohajung Only , In Trek Routes There is No Network Connectivity .

Where I Can Find last ATM Spot On Brahmatal Route ?

Dewal is Smal Town Before Lohajung Where You Can Find The ATM .

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Brahmatal A Perfect Winter Trek | Itinerary Ex. Kathgodam

Trip Facts

  • Ex. Kathgodam
  • 5
  • 12200 ft
  • Homesta
  • 5 Nights & 6 Days
  • Veg. Meal + Egg
  • Summer And Winter

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