Brahmatal trek

Brahmatal Trek: Best Time To Visit And Complete Itinerary



Brahmatal is one of the best Himalayas treks of Uttarakhand that features the beautiful vision of the fantastic hills, specially Mt. Trishul and Mt. Nanda Ghunti to get a break from the hustle-bustle and Chaos entire life. Moving by the forest routes that lead to lush green grasslands and unbelievable secret waterfalls throughout the journey, which remain available throughout the year, makes it an immensely popular Himalayan Trek. The rich green color of the Brahmatal trek changes to pure white in January and February, allowing take pictures of the beautiful vision of snow-covered hills. It is a proper round-shaped trek that begins from Lohajung and freezes at 4 places, including Bekaltal, Tilbudi, Brahmatal, and wan. 

The Brahmatal trek trail is a perfect trek for the people who are trekking for the first time or beginners and experienced people. Most of the journey is under the forest area and has some possibility of distance sickness. Brahmatal journey is a perfect mix of adventure where every moment goes through the beautiful landscapes estimated benefit for the lifetime. 

Best time to visit the Brahmatal Trek

Brahmatal is an all-over-the-year journey that can be done throughout the year, and tourists choose this journey mainly during the months of winter and early summer seasons. Being a perfect winter season Himalayan journey, tourists prefer to go to this place in January and February. The area experiences snowfall during the winter season, which gets an accurate sheet of ice all over. During the Spring season, mainly in March and April, the journey gets adorned with plenty of beautiful Rhododendron flowers. The tourist also observes some remaining areas of white snowfall conflicting with rich lush green grasslands.

Complete Itinerary

Day 01:  Rishikesh or Kathgodam to Lohajung

  • Height : Up to 7,662 ft.
  • Stay Guest House or Hotel.
  • Drive: 230 km (10 hrs drive) from Kathgodam Bhimtal via Kausani, Almora, Gwaldam and Dewal. Kathgodam to Lohajung
  • Drive: 260 km (10 hours drive) from Rishikesh to Rishikesh, Devprayag, Rudraprayag and Karnprayag, Tharali, and Dewal.
  • Pickup Time: Exact 06:00 AM at Rishikesh Bus Station or Kathgodam Railway Station.

Day 02: Lohajung to Gujrani Campsite

  • Height 9,875 ft.
  • Stay Tent.
  • Trek: Approximately 6 km trek through village and forest.
  • Lunch: At the camp.

Day 03: From the Gujrani Campsite to Telandi to the Lake Bekaltal

  • Altitude 10,500 ft.
  • Stay Tents.
  • Trek: The up to 7 km trek begins with an initial steep climb for an hour, which opens into a lush meadow from where a slow descent to Brahmatal begins
  • Lunch: At the camp.

Day 04: Telandi to Brahmatal Lak

  • Altitude 12,100 ft.
  • Stay Tent.
  • Trek: Upto 8 km total trek which usually takes around 7-8 hours to reach the summit and can come back.
  • Lunch: Hot lunch.

Day 05: Telandi to Lohajung by Dumdum

  • Height 7,611 ft.
  • Stay Guest House or Hotel.
  • Trek: A trek of approximately 9 km which usually takes around 6-7 hours.
  • Lunch: Hot lunch.

Day 06: Lohajung to Rishikesh or Kathgodam

Journey’s End. After the perfect morning tea drive from Lohajung to Kathgodam.

  • Drive: 260/230 km (10 hrs drive)

Brahmatal Trek Difficulty

The difficulty level of the Brahmatal trek is up to easy to moderate and it can become a little bit difficult if you choose to take the trek during the monsoon season and at that time the route becomes slippery and can be proven dangerous too. It is a perfect mix of easy and challenging paths. Talking about beginners and first-time travelers, this trek is very famous among people from every corner of the world. If one wants to experience and witness the winter Himalayan trek for the first time, then the Brahmatal trek is a perfect option for you. It is naturally designed in such a way that first-time travelers will never lose their way in the Himalayas. 

Brahmatal Trek Temperature

During the daytime, the temperature remains around 3 to 10 degrees Celsius. The nights are very freezing with the temperature dropping to -5 degrees centigrade. The Brahmatal trek is not preferable during the monsoon months in July and August due to very steep slopes and slippery terrain, making the climb very difficult and dangerous with downpours. The total elevation of the Brahmatal trek is approximately 12,600 feet. It covers a total distance of around 24 km and takes at most 6 days to complete the trek comfortably.

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