About Brahmatal Trek

Brahmatal Trek The Himalayan Trek offers many amazing experiences that you will not witness in any of the other journeys you plan. The towering mountains give you a feeling of intimidation, yet they are so captivating that you would want to spend hours watching these. The unexplored terrain of the Uttarakhand region will provide you the best trekking experience.

As most people are not aware of the Brahmatal trek, this makes it even more appealing for the visitors. As the name suggests, Brahmatal means ‘The Lake of Lord Brahma’. According to the beliefs, Lord Brahma meditated here, thus, the lake got its name. It is located at an altitude of 10,440 feet giving a scenic view surrounded by giant mountains. The landscape here changes exclusively according to the different seasons. During winters, there are snow-drifted forests and frozen lakes while the summers exhibit lush greenery all around with beautiful meadows and leafy Oak trees and the sun shining brightly on the mountain peaks.

Brahmatal Lake is an all-season trek with a plethora of natural artistry. USP of this trek is the lakeside camping at lake of Bekaltal which is done in a serene and peaceful environment. The summit showcases the magnificent Mt.Trishul, Nandaghunti, Neelkanth, Mt. Kamet and Chaukhamba. Brahmatal lake has a charm which is hard to resist. The views of Nanda Devi peak, Mount Trishul and Mount Kamet is breathtaking. The base camp of this trek is Lohajung which is famous for the story that Goddess Parvati had a fight with Lohasur and killed him at this place.

The trek

Brahmatal trek covers a distance of 30 kms taking you to a height of 12,250 feet. The starting point of this trek is Lohajung, which is at a distance of 210 kms from Kathgodam. It takes approximately 10 hours from Kathgodam to Lohajung. The second stop is Bekaltal and then your final destination is Brahmatal.

Trip Overview
  • Trip profile
    Trekking & Camping
  • Trip Days
  • Accomodation
    Tent & Lodge
  • Transportation
    Desire/Verito/Innova/Xylo/Tempo Travellor
  • Day 01: Kathgodam to Lohajung
    The journey uphill from Kathgodam to Lohajung will take you cruising through mountain alley ways connecting the lower Himalayan belt of Kumaom hills to that of Garhwal.Upon entering the last stretch of the drive, near Lohajung, the mesmerizing Nanda Ghunti peak will come to sight. We will reach Lohajung guest house, our halt for the night around 5:00 pm,
  • Day 02: Lohajung to Bekaltal
    The first day’s trek 5 hours from Lohajung to bekaltal. After a short while the forest will give way to a small village named Mandoli to your left.We will trek on further to stumble upon a huddle of mud huts.Crossing this point, Take approximately more than hour’s hike after crossing the last stream to reach the beautiful Bekaltal gleaming peacefully in the summer while partially frozen over in the winters
  • Day 03: Bekaltal to Brahmatal
    Today’s trek will take you through thickets of oaks and rhododendrons over steep slopes for quite some time before finally coming out to a meadow. This is the meadow of Telandi. In the winter, you will find the green expanse of Telandi transform into a vast snowfield and crossing the area, a gala of thrill.The meadow rolls till 11,500 ft.- the highest point, from where begins a slow descent to Brahmatal.
  • Day 04: Brahmatal to Tilbudi via Brahmatal Pass
    The zigzag ascent trail will take you Brahmatal Lake. On a bright day, the lake looks charismatic and the sunlight makes it look even more artistic.After walking for a while and crossing the meadow, the final climb towards the pass begins.It will be a tiring walk towards but as soon as you reach the top. after an hour you will reach a clearing surrounded by trees on all the sides which is the Tilbudi campsite.
  • Day05: Tilbudi to Lohajung via Wan
    After breakfast to Wan which is a trail filled with Oak and Rhododendron trees.After walking some distance you will come across a water source at Chota Tilbundi.Half an hour later you will be able to spot Wan village which is visible below. From here onwards it will take you half an hour more to reach the road from where we will arrange vehicles to take you to Lohajung.
  • Day06: Lohajung to Kathgodam
    After a good night’s sleep at our Lohajung guest house, we will go back to Kathgodam today. Destination will be reached by 6:00 pm. We can manage a brief stopover at Kausani to commemorate the trek with souvenir shopping.

  • Accommodation (Camping /Guest house/Home stay/Hotel).
  • All Meals during trek (Veg.)
  • Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
  • Transportation during the trek program.
  • Trek equipments (tent, sleeping bag, matters etc).
  • Permits & entry fees.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Insurance.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Inclusion”.