6 Days - 5 Night
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The trek to Brahmatal, a lake where Lord Brahma is said to have meditated according to mythology, is one of the few treks that can be done during the winter months when most trekking routes are closed. Lohajung, the Brahamatal trek’s base camp, is a small town with a lot of mythological significance. It’s important to connect with the locals and learn about the town’s history. These stories provide insight into the local culture and values. The Brahmatal trek, which is on the opposite side of the popular Roopkund, is a great winter choice. One of the many reasons to do this trek is to see the spectacular Himalayan range from the trail. Read More
The glacial lake is located at a height of 3180 meters. This trek’s trail is completely coated in snow, making it a winter wonderland for snow lovers. Trishul, Nandaghunti, Chowkhamba, Nilkanth, Kamet, Hathi, and Ghoda peaks are among the prominent seven thousand visible. From this trek, you can see much of the Roopkund route, including views of Ali Bugyal, Bedni Bugyal, and Junargali. The walk is entirely inside a coniferous forest with Cedar, Oak, and Fir trees, which is a relaxing experience in the winter. Brahmatal is now largely unchanged and serene due to its lack of popularity. The best time to go on the Brahmatal Trek is between December and February.
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Day 1: Arrive in Lohajung (7,650 ft)
Make your way to Lohajung. If you want to travel with us, we will pick you up from Dehradun at 7 a.m. and drive you to Lohajung. Expect to arrive in Lohajung in the late evening, between 8 and 9 p.m. The path passes through the picturesque Devprayag and Karnprayag regions. By the evening, we’ll arrive in Lohajung and check into a guesthouse for the night. Lohajung, at 2300 meters, is also a small mountain pass that connects the Gwaldam and Wan sides of the mountain. Spend some time in the evening at Lohajung’s small market, which closes very early, or take in a beautiful sunset from the balcony of your guest house. Eat breakfast and go to bed early for a restful night’s sleep.
Day 2: Lohajung to Bekaltal (9,900 ft) – 6 km
Start your trek with a packed lunch after breakfast. Follow the climbing human-made stone trail just outside of Lohajung. The route offers spectacular views of Nandaghunti Peak. The walk is mainly within a coniferous forest with Cedar, Oak, and Fir trees. Bekaltal (2750 m) is a lovely lake that is normally frozen in January and February. The trek to Bekaltal is approximately 8 kilometers long and takes 4-5 hours to complete. Bekaltal Lake is surrounded by oak trees and makes for a lovely camping spot. We’re going to spend the night here.
Day 3: Bekaltal to Brahmatal (10,600 ft) – 5 km
Early in the morning, we leave camp and begin our trek to Brahmatal (3400 meters), where Lord Brahma is said to have meditated many years ago. Monal, Uttrakhand’s state bird, lives in this area. Your cameras will be busy today with views of peaks like Trishul, Bithartoli, and Nandaghunti. Brahmatal Lake is a small body of water that is difficult to spot from afar, particularly in the winter when it is fully frozen. We’ll locate a suitable camping location near the lake and set up camp for the night. Winters can be bitterly cold here, but our camps and sleeping bags can keep us warm throughout the night.
Day 4: Brahmatal to Brahmatal Top (12,650 ft) & back to Brahmatal – 6 km
Today is a simple day. Since we will be returning to the same camp, you can opt to bring a daypack and leave your backpack at the camp. We hike to the top of Brahmtal ( 3846 M). On your right, you’ll see spectacular views of the Himalayan range. Mt. Trishul and Nandaghunti are two of the most famous peaks, which appear to be so similar that you might be viewing them on a movie screen. Go back to the camp.
Day 5: Brahmatal to Lohajung – 11 km
The glorious trek comes to an end on this day. We’ll return to Lohajung via the same trail after taking in the best views and snow-covered trail. By the afternoon, we’ll be in Lohajung. This day could be used to relax as well as explore the small town and listen to the locals tell mythological tales and learn about their culture. The guest house is where you should stay.
Day 6: Depart from Lohajung
It’s time to leave the beautiful Lohajung village by taking lots of memorable moments of life.
Frequently asked question
- Footwear: The trekking boots which must be waterproof and snow proof, normal boots, floaters, and woolen socks.
- Backpack: (50 ltr), Daypack (20-30 ltr), Duffel bag.
- Clothes: Jacket and trousers that are both waterproof and breathable. Jacket (synthetic or down feather fleece), synthetic insulated trousers, poncho, sweatshirt, inner thermal (upper & lower), fleece, t-shirts, cotton trekking pants, shorts
- Season wise Clothes:
- Hand and head protection includes liner gloves, bandannas, sun hats, woollen caps, and face masks, among other things.
- Accessories: Sunglasses/goggles, anti-glare lenses, water bottle, hydra bag, and headlamp with spare bulb and extra batteries are all recommended.
- Trekking Gears: Toolkit for an emergency. Sunscreen, a toiletry pack, water purification pills, Ziploc packs, ear plugs, first-aid kit, and the necessary medications are all recommended.
- Camping Equipment: Sleeping bags of lining (extreme -5 to +5 Celsius if you have one), trekking sticks, and so on.
- Warm top/light micro fleece pullover/full sleeve T shirt – 2/3
- Water resistant/repellent trekking pants with an inner lining for added warmth- 2 High-quality windproof/water-resistant outer shell (jacket) with a proper hood
- Thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen Jumper, Down Jacket with at least 600 fill capacity Innerwear with a thermal component (upper and lower)
- Woolen hat, inner fleece gloves, and outer water-resistant gloves
- 4–5 pairs of thick woollen socks and standard socks, scarf/muffler (optional)
- Waterproof Trekking/Hiking shoes with a thick heel and high ankles that are comfortable to wear. Sneakers/sport shoes are ideal for camp.
- Poncho or raincoat. A small, light-weight towel
- A hydration pack and an insulated water bottle (optional)
- Sunglasses with UV cover and the potential to cut light, as well as a cap or floppy hat to shield the strong sun off your skin (important when traversing through snow)
- Trekking pole or sturdy walking stick Lip Balm, Sunscreen Lotion
- Flashlight / torch (with extra batteries) Medications, if any special prescription is needed Toiletries for personal use
- Carry a rain cover over your luggage • Day pack/small bag that you can carry on your back all day to keep your essentials in
- Keep a few poly bags or plastic containers in your bag to place your things in if you need to in case of heavy weather.
Personal Medical Kit (MANDATORY FOR ALL)
- 10 Diamox tablets (to prevent AMS)
- Nifedipine – 5 pills Dexamethasone – one strip
- 6 tablets of Crocin (fever)
- 4 tablets of avomine (motion sickness) 4 capsules of Avil 25mg (allergies)
- 4 tablets of Combiflam (Pain killer)
- 6 tablets each of Norflox TZ and Lomofen (diarrhea) 10 tablets of Digene (acidity)
- 10 Omez/Rantadine capsules (antacids) 3 to 5 metres of crepe bandage
- 1 tiny roll of gauze 10 strips of bandage 1 small roll of cotton 10 packets of ORS
- Moov spray Betadine or other antiseptic cream (aches, & sprains)
- If you're vulnerable to knee injuries, you should wear a knee cap. Powder with antifungal properties
- Cancellation: If a trek is cancelled at the last minute due to a natural disaster or unforeseeable circumstances (such as floods, earthquakes, landslides, attack, or bandh), Discoveryhike will have a trek voucher for the full number. The voucher can be used for the same or a different trek over the next year.
- In case you wish to cancel the trek, then please be aware of these things:
- Cancellations made within 30 days of the trek's launch date will include a complete refund.
- If you cancel within 30 and 20 days before the hike, you will get a 50% refund.
- There will be no refund if you cancel less than 20 days before the trek begins.
- Please keep in mind that if you get a refund, there will be a reduction of 4% (Cancellation charges) from the overall amount you pay. In addition, if you purchased trek insurance, you would not get a refund.
- Discoveryhike assumes no responsibility for any malfunction or injury to your clothes, supplies, or other belongings while on the trek. The trek fee covers all expenses associated with the trek from start to finish.