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.
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.