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BrahmaTal Trek

Uttarakhand,Uttarakhand
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Overview

The Brahmatal Trek is a mesmerizing journey that takes trekkers through the pristine landscapes of Uttarakhand, India, offering breathtaking views of snow-clad peaks, dense forests, and serene alpine lakes.

Trek Info

Trail Type : Round Trail. The trek starts and ends at Lohajung

Rail Head : Haridwar Railway Station

Airport :Jolly Grant Airport

Base Camp :Lohajung

Best Season :November till April

Service From :Rishikesh to Rishikesh

Meals :Veg

Stay :Camping/ Hotel

Region :Uttarakhand

Duration :6 Days

Grade :Easy

Maximum Altitude :12250 Ft

Approx Trekking KM :24 Km

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Itinerary

(Uttarakhand To Uttarakhand)
1
Day :1 DAY 1 : Reaching Lohajung From Rishikesh
    The journey commences at Rishikesh. Our representatives will pick you up from Rishikesh (Tapovan) at 6:00 AM and we will drive to Lohajung, the base village for our trek. Lohajung is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand and is 250 km away from Rishikesh. It takes about 10-11 hours to reach the village. Transportation to Lohajung will be arranged by Trek The Himalayas in Tata Sumo or a similar vehicle. Reaching Lohajung you will check into the guesthouse.
2
Day :2 DAY 2 : Trek From Lohajung To Brown Lake Bekaltal
    This is the first day of trekking and we will start from Lohajung to Bekaltal camp- site. After a hearty breakfast, we will start towards Bekalatal and along the way, you will be greeted with mesmerizing views of Mt. Nanda Ghunti. Trekking to a coniferous forest of Oak and Firs, the trek concludes at the Bekalatal Campsite after 4 to 5 hours. You will stay overnight here in twin-sharing camps.
3
Day :3 DAY 3 : Trek From Bekaltal To Brahmatal
    It's a 7 km long trek today that will take you to Brahmatal. Traversing along forest trails you will arrive at Telindi top with the most enchanting views of the Himala- yas and a further walk through the snow-covered meadows will take you to Brah- matal campsite. We will stay overnight in tents.
4
Day :4 DAY 4 : Trek From Brahmatal To Daldum via Brahmatal Pass
    Get ready to reach the highest point on your trek today, the Brahmatal Pass. We will trek to the pass and descend to our campsite in Daldum. Walking through a mountain ridge, it takes about 2.5 hours to reach Brahmatal Pass. The highest point on the Pass unfolds exotic views of snow covered mountains. Relishing the view, we will move towards the Daldum campsite.
5
Day :5 Descending To Lohajung
    From Daldum take the trail on the left to reach Lohajung. It\'s a short trek of 4 km and takes about 3 to 4 hrs. The descent to Lohajung takes place along a well-marked trail crossing a few streams and again through the forest cover of Oak and Rhododendron that you came along. It's the same path that you came in initially.
6
Day :6 DAY 6 : Returning To Rishikesh
    Today we will drop you off at Rishikesh marking the end of the incredible trip. Having your final tea with the TTH team, we will head out towards Rishikesh. Ri- shikesh is 210 km away from Lohajung and it approximately takes 10 hours to drive back. You will reach Rishikesh by 6:00 pm. The time taken to reach Rishi- kesh may vary depending on the traffic and road conditions. We will drive along the same mountain roads back to Rishikesh. From here on you can book your journey onwards or spend a few more days sightseeing around Rishikesh, Dehra- dun & Mussoorie. These are great tourist destinations and will not disappoint you.

Inclusions

  1. Accommodation - Stay at a guest house/ homestay/swiss tents/ dome tents during the trek as per the sharing pattern/occupancy opted.
  2. Meals - All meals from your arrival to departure from the base camp are included (Morning Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Hi-Tea with Snacks, and Dinner). We provide simple, nutritious yet tasty vegetarian meals on all days of the trek.
  3. Permit/Charges - Cost of all trekking permits, forest & camping charges are included. Charges of the porters, helpers, mules, trekking leaders, and guides are included.
  4. Trekking equipment - High-quality tents, sleeping bags, ice axes, ropes, microspikes, gaiters, etc. as required are provided.
  5. Safety equipment - First aid medical kits, oxygen cylinders, etc. will be available at all campsites to deal with emergencies.
  6. Porters, Mules, and helpers shall accompany us during the trek to carry the common load such as gas cylinders, tents, sleeping bags, toilet tents, etc.
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Exclusions

  1. Anything not specified in the Inclusions section
  2. Additional Meals unless specified
  3. Transport unless specified
  4. Air Fare/Train/ Bus Tickets
  5. Travel Insurance
  6. Additional expenditure and Extra Services if taken
  7. Any expense incurred or loss caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays/rescheduling/cancellations, any accidents/medical evacuations, riots/strikes/war/pandemic, etc.
  8. GST(Goods & Service Tax) at the rate of 5% .
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What to carry

Shoes and backpack

  • Trekking shoes with ankle support
  • Backpack with rain cover

Warm Layers and Clothes

  • Warm layers (PaddedJacket)
    - 3 layers if you're trekking in spring, summer and monsoon (1 woollen sweater, 1 fleece, 1 padded jacket)
    - 4 layers if you're trekking in autumn (1 woollen sweater, 2 fleece, 1 padded jacket)
    - 5 layers if you're trekking in winter (1 pair of thermals, 1 woollen sweater, 2 fleece, 1 padded jacket)
  • 3 Collared T-shirts (Wear one, carry two)
  • 2 quick-dry trek pants (Wear one, carry one)

Accessories

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cap with flaps
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Balaclava
  • Woollen socks (3 pairs)
  • Headlamp
  • Trekking pole
  • Rain jacket + pants / poncho

Toiletries:

  • Sunscreen
  • Moisturiser
  • Light towel
  • Lip balm or vaseline
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Reusable plastic covers (for used clothes)
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How to reach

By Air:-
Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport to reach Rishikesh by flight that is located almost 25km away from the city. You can find regular flights from Delhi to Rishikesh.
However, if you are planning to reach Rishikesh by flight then it is better to come one day in advance.
By Train:-
In case, you want to reach Rishikesh from Delhi by train then you have to reach Hridwar 1st then from there you can take bus to Rishikesh its 35 kms from Haridwar to Rishikesh.
By Bus:-
From Delhi, you can find a regular bus service for Rishikesh. ISBT Kashmere Gate is the main bus station in Delhi from where you will find both ac and non-ac buses for Rishikesh.

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FAQs

Ques: 1 Q: 1 How do I prepare for the Brahmatal trek?

Ans: 1 When venturing on an adventurous trek such as the Brahmatal trek, you must follow the essentials. The utmost priority to negate any untoward is to remain physically fit; for this, you can start physical activities. Apart from being physically fit, also carry your bag consciously so you don’t miss out on needy things such as warm clothing, sturdy trekking boots, a sleeping bag, a Brahmatal trek map, and the most essential medical kit.

Ques: 2 Q: 2 How safe is the Brahmatal trek?

Ans: 2 Trekking to Brahmatal is perfectly safe in mid-January. However, you might get scared given the altitude at the top, but if you have thoroughly prepared yourself, then the Brahmatal trek is safe.

Ques: 3 Q: 3 Is the Brahmatal trek for beginners?

Ans: 3 The Brahmatal trek is a trek that one can do alone and is suitable for beginners with almost no experience beforehand; however, it would be remiss if you did not pay attention to the necessities, like being sure of your fitness level. However, we recommend all beginners carry appropriate gear for the trek and do basic fitness exercises.

Ques: 4 Which Season is Best for Brahmatal Trek?

Ans: 4 The best seasons for the Brahmatal Trek are typically Winter (December to March) and Spring (April to June). The winter months offer a chance to witness snow-covered landscapes, frozen Brahmatal Lake, and clearer views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks. Spring brings milder weather, blooming rhododendrons, and lush greenery, making it pleasant for trekking.

Ques: 5 What is the Story Behind Brahmatal?

Ans: 5 The Brahmatal trek, nestled in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand, India, is steeped in local folklore and legends. The name "Brahmatal" is believed to have originated from Lord Brahma, a prominent figure in Hindu mythology. One popular legend associated with Brahmatal revolves around Lord Brahma choosing this pristine lake as his meditation site. It's said that he meditated here for thousands of years, making it a sacred spot. The trek is named after this mythological connection to Lord Brahma.

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Cancellation policy

Life is unpredictable and we understand sometimes you have to cancel or change your trip dates and it is our endeavour to make it as easy possible for you. However, please understand we plan everything including guide fees, permits, accommodation and ration in advance. Therefore any cancellation means inconvenience and certain losses to the people involved in various stages of programme. Keeping that in mind, our cancellation charges are as below-

Cancellation prior to 30 days from start of the event: Get monetary refund with 15% of cancellation charges on trek fee.

Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of event: 50% on trek fee is non refundable and the remaining 50 % will be given as cash voucher which is valid for 1 year.

Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of event: No refund.

Please note cancellation will be only accepted by email.

Note: The Himalayan Daredevils reserves the right to cancel a programme before departure in the event of logistical problems arriving due to natural calamities, strikes, wars on any other circumstances that makes the event inadvisable. In this case, we will refund 50% of the event fees.

Itinerary changes & trip delays:

We plan itineraries based on the information at the time of planning and in rare circumstances, there are subject to change. In the event that the itinerary is changes or delayed due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather conditions, transportation delays, government intervention, landslides etc. We will always aim to give you the best experience possible. However The Himalayan Daredevils are not be held responsible for the cost of delay or changes.

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