The trekking route to Brahmatal involves easy during summer and medium to traverse during winter. The trek takes one through beautiful valleys, hushed hamlets, streams, and conifers and oak forests. In winter, the region is covered in sheath of snow and offered unparallel Himalayan view.
Brahmatal provides panoramic view of the Himalayas with Mt. Trishul and Nanda Ghunti, bird’s eye view of the majestic Roopkund Lake and ample opportunities to capture the majestic snow covered peak with their camera. For avid nature photographers, Brahmatal offers lot of opportunities to capture nature at its best
Mythology of Brahmatal Trek
According to the Hindu mythology, the prepossessing Brahmatal is the place where the creator, Lord Brahma did a serious penance. It is said that Brahma Ji meditated here for several years. Hence, the place got its name from it.
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Kathgodam, 234 kms
Pantnagar, 267 kms
Day 1: Kathgodam – Lohajung (225 kms / 8-9 hours)
Pickup will be from Kathgodam Railway Station and then drive to Lohajung. The drive is a long one but the beautiful views of the hills and rivers should be rewarding enough.
Day 2: Lohajung – Bekaltal (6km)
From Lohajung we start our trek towards Bekaltal via Mandoli village. The trek takes around 4 hours and will pass through the rhodenderon and oak trees. Overnight stay will be at tents.
Day 03: Bekaltal – Brahmatal (8kms)
Post breakfast, we start our trek towards Brahmatal which takes us through the enchanting lush green forests and beautiful meadows. Brahmatal lake is situated at an altitude of 3,400 m. Overnight stay will be at tents.
Day 04: Brahmatal – Daldum via Brahmatal Peak (5km)
Today we summit Brahmatal peak which will provide you with one of the most scintillating view of the Himalayas especially Trishul and Nandaghunti peaks. Daldum which will our campsite is just 3 hours from the peak. Overnight stay will be at tents.
Day 05: Daldum – Lohajung (4km)
After having breakfast, we trek back to Lohajung from Daldum. Lohajung is only 3.5 kms from Daldum on our way down.
Day 06: Lohajung – Kathgodam
This is the last day of the tour. We drive back to Kathgodam where you can avail bus or train to reach back home.
How To Reach
For Brahmatal trek, one has to reach Kathgodam which is at a distance of 276kms from Delhi. There are various modes of transportations that are available to reach Kathgodam:
By Air: The nearest airport is the Pant Nagar airport which lies approximately 34 km from Kathgodam, and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi.
By Rail: The nearest railhead is Kathgodam Railway Station. There are numerous trains connecting Kathgodam with other major cities like Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata etc. The frequency of trains to Kathgodam is quite high as it is the gateway to the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.
By Road: Kathgodam is well connected with major northern cities via motorable roads. There are various bus services available from Delhi to Kathgodam. One can opt for semi-deluxe, deluxe and AC Volvo as per their needs. In addition to that, Kathgodam is connected with Delhi by Uttaranchal State Road Transport Corporation buses on a regular basis from Anand Vihar ISBT.
- Transportation from Delhi to Tanakpur Railway station
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis in tourist guest houses at Dharchula - Pangu .
- Tour guide.
- All forest entries.
- Sightseeing and local information.
- All meals during the trip.
- Morning & evening tea, cookies .
- Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
- All Meals while on trek & transits (Veg.) (Egg)
- Trek equipments.
- First aid medical kit.
- Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
- All transportation during the trek program.
- Any Air/Train/Bus fare
- Any meals other than 3 meals a day and tea & snacks en route.
- 3.09 % service tax.
- Personal expenses like laundry, telephone and fax calls, alcoholic beverages, medical expenses, gratuities etc.
- Any Insurance
- Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.
- Cost arising of any unforeseen circumstances.
- Any kind of personal expenses.
- Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the head "Price Includes".
Terms & Conditions
Cancellation: If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rains, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc), Indiahikes will issue a trek voucher for the full amount. The voucher can be redeemed for the same trek or another trek in the next one year.
In case, you wish to cancel your trek, please e-mail us at email@example.com. Cancellation requests are not taken over phone.
The cancellation charges are as under.
Cancellations prior to 30 days from the start of the trek — full refund.
Cancellation between 30 days and 20 days to the start of the trek — 50% refund.
Cancellation less than 20 days to the start of the trek — no refund.
Please note: In case of refund, there will be a deduction of 4% (bank charges) from the total fee you have paid.