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5 days, 6 days
Uttrakhand, India

About the Trek

Brahmatal Trek in Uttarakhand under crisp blue skies, surrounded by the snow-capped mountains is absolutely spectacular. Explore best holidays in the Himalayas and discover the beautiful attractions of Brahmatal Trek in Uttarakhand. With many mesmerizing sights around, there is always something with these winter Himalayan treks. Adding the beauty of this amazing winter trekking in India are the Trails, Beautiful Views and Campsites.

Himalayan trekking on the bed of snow with natural beauty is an opportunity to enjoy the winter trekking in the mountains of Uttarakhand. Brahmatal Trek in Uttarakhand, a majestic peak where Lord Brahma meditated according to the mythology. One may see the astounding views of pointed snow-covered peaks of Mt. Trishul, Nanda Ghunti and the close view of the jatropani peak, Kamet (second highest peak of Garhwal) with the naked eyes. One may spot the numerous stars and galaxies that are never visible from the city.

Day 1: Reach Lohajung.

Altitude – 7,662 ft

Distance – 210 km (10 hrs drive).

The vehicles start at 06:30 am from the parking of Kathgodham railway station. Brahmatal Trek in Uttarakhand begins at Basecamp Lohajung which is 8-9 hours journey from Dehradun through scenic winding roads of Kumaon and Garhwal region.

The route is almost always foggy or misty and goes through the vegetation of coniferous forest. The long serpentine road is full of curves and bends hence it is advisable to carry motion sickness pills if you frequently require them. The roads are generally bumpy and the journey is cold.

Lohajung basecamp of Brahmatal Trek in Uttarakhand is a small hamlet nestled in the laps of the Himalayas, surrounded by the rhododendron, oak and pine forest. This place is developing
offbeat packages for trekkers including the stay in the mud and stone built houses. It offers spectacular views of the Mountains such as Mt. Trishul and Mt. Nanda Ghunti. Woollens are advised to be kept in handy. The night is
spent in guest houses or lodges available nearby.

Day 2: Lohajung to Bekaltal

Altitude: 7,600 ft to 9,689 ft

Distance: 5.8 km

Time taken: 5 hours

Trek gradient: Moderate; gradually ascending through forest vegetation. Trails are distinct.

Water sources: The first source would be found about 2.5- 3 hours into the trek. The next spot
would be where we stop for lunch.

The trek starts from lohajung as we move upwards from Bisht General Stores. The trail is a well-defined human-made stone trail. Walk through the upper region of Lohajung and then through the forest trail with a few more houses. After a quick trek, one can spot the Mandoli village to their left, eventually the Kail valley, where the river Kail and Pindari meet, and then the village Budla.

After trekking for 2 hours we reach Begum. Another hour and a half and we reach a stream called Gujrani. From here we trek to Bekaltal, which would take 1 hour 15 minutes. Camp near the lake for the night.

Day 3: Bekaltal to Brahmatal trek base

Altitude: 9,689 ft to 10,440 ft

Distance: 7 km

Time taken: 5-6 hours

Trek gradient: Moderate. Initial steep climb for an hour. Then a meadow with a gentle ascent, followed by a gradual descent to the Brahmatal base.

Water sources: None. Must carry at least 2 ltrs of water from the camp.

Bekhal Tal, the campsite of the Brahmatal trek in Uttarakhand is a opportunity for your inner photographers where you can
capture the classic frozen lake, snow peaks and some gorgeous beauties that offers thrilling climbing adventure to take you breath away. Fresh snow on the trail, the view from Bekhal Tal is captivating.

During winter trekking in India, the beautiful Bekhal Tal remains frozen with the layer of snow and the beauty of the surroundings is unmatched. This lake is dedicated to Lord Nag Devta. There is a small temple of Nag Devta temple located 8km from Lohajung, every year local residents collect here and decorate the temple beautifully on the occasion of Nagpanchmi.

Wake up to some tea, breakfast and a steep ascent into the Oak and Rhododendron forest. Walk under the constant view of the Trishula and the Nanda Gomti peaks. After an hour of ascent, the trail takes you a Jhandi Dhar campsite of the Brahmatal trek in Uttarakhand on a surreal look with the fresh white snow and picturesque view of the trees also enhance the beauty of the area during winter Himalyan treks.

The route mostly passes through the thick forest of cedar, oak and fir. Trekkers also see the splendid beauty of the Green meadows, Icy mountains, Snowy Plains and a wide variety of flora and fauna. Jhandi Dhar is a must visit place for adventure lovers and Bird watcher. After an hour of ascent, the trail reaches a meadow. We then proceed to the final point for the day, Brahmatal base. We camp in the vicinity of the lake.

Day 4: Brahmatal to Brahmatal Peak (Khamila Top) and back to Bekaltal

Altitude: 10,440 ft to 12,198 ft

Distance: 6.4 km

Time taken: 5 hours

Trek gradient: Moderate

Water sources: None. Must carry at least 2 ltrs of water from the camp.

Wake up and walk to a sight to behold. Proceed to a strenuous walk to the khamila Top. Khamila Top, is the highest point of the Brahmatal trek in Uttarakhand and certainly one of the most stunning attractions of tourist. The beautiful natural scenic place is at a height of 12,000 feet above sea level and is blessed with the best flora and faunas.

The perfect place for adventure lovers. One of the few attractions known for the 360-degree view of the
Himalyan Ranges like Neelkanth, Mt. Trishul, Chaukhamba, Maitoli peaks, Hathi parvat, Ghoda
parvat, Neelkanth and Nanda Ghunti.

Day 5: Bekaltal to Lohajung via Jhandi Top

Altitude: 10,440 ft to 7,600 ft via 10,935 ft

Distance: 8.9 km

Time taken: 6-7 hours

Trek gradient: Difficult, long descent

Water sources: Near a hamlet, about 4- 4.5 hours into the trek.

Head out to Daldum and Malling and eventually reach Buralli. From here a stone path leads to

Day 6: Lohajung to Kathgodam

Depart from Lohajung to Kathgodam. We will arrange for transport from Lohajung
to Kathgodam Railway Station. Reach the destination, relax and sink into the nostalgia of the
journey gone by…

Day 1:- Kathgodam to Lohajung

Altitude: 7,662 ft.
Distance: 210 km (10 hrs drive).

Day 2: Lohajung to Bekaltal

Altitude: 7,600 ft to 9,689 ft
Distance: 5.8 km
Time taken: 5 hours
Trek gradient: Moderate

Day 3: Bekaltal to Brahmatal

Altitude: 9,689 ft to 10,440 ft
Distance: 7 km
Time taken: 5-6 hours
Trek gradient: Moderate.

Day 4: Brahmatal to khamila top  and back to  Lohajung

Altitude: 10,440 ft to 12,198 ft
Distance: 14 km
Time taken: 8 hours
Trek gradient: Moderate

Day 5: Lohajung to Kathgodam


  • Backpack (Rucksack) (60 ltr -70ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps and back pack rain cover
  • Walking Stick
  • Water Bottle
  • Head Torch & with Extra Batteries
  • Lighter


  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece Jacket & T-Shirt
  • Windproof Jacket
  • Windproof & Waterproof Trek Pant
  • Thermal Trouser
  • Woolen Hat
  • Waterproof Woolen Gloves
  • Gaiters
  • 2 Pair Woolen Socks & Light Cotton Socks

Foot Wear

  • Trekking Shoes

Miscellaneous Items

  • Sun Block for Lips
  • Sun Protection Cream
  • Sun Glasses it should be U/V Protected
  • Toilet Kit (Toilet Paper) & Quick Dry Towels
  • Water Purifying Tablets
  • Medical & First-Aid Kit

Brahmatal Trek Trek Guide

Distance from Indian capital New Delhi – Kathgodam- Chamoli, Garhwal (Approximate 550
km including Trek-15 km 2300-3500mts)
Location: Located at Chamoli, Garhwal (Approximate 550 km including Trek-15 km 2300-
3500mts)- Kathgodam to Lohajung to Bekaltal- Bekaltal to Khabekhal (or Brahmatal)-
Khabekhal to Daldum via Brahmatal Peak.

How to Reach


1. From Delhi- Overnight Journey –Train- Ranikhet Express Depart from Delhi at 10:40 pm
reached Kathgodam at 5:00am or the Uttar sampark kranti -from Delhi at 4:00 pm arrival
Kathgodam at 10:40pm for more detail visit IRCTC web site.
2. From Dehardun- Doon Express – Dehardun at 10:30 pm reached Kathgodam at 7:10 pm.


Regular buses from ISBT Delhi Anand Vihar station to Haldwani-Kathgodam- Nainital
station to Kathgodam- Chamoli, Uttarakhand(Approximate 550 km including Trek-15 km


Indira Gandhi International Airport to Pantnagar Airport, 20 km from Haldwani- Kathgodam-
Chamoli, Uttarakhand (Approximate 550 km including Trek-15 km 2300-3500mts)

Kathgodam to Lohajung to Bekaltal- Bekaltal to Khabekhal (or Brahmatal)-Khabekhal to
Daldum via Brahmatal Peak -Daldum to Lohajung to Kathgodam
Famous hill station located this route- Nainital, Almora, Kausani, Baijnath and Gwaldam.


  • First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder.
  • Accommodation. Tented or Tourist lodge.
  • Meals while on trek (Veg.)
  • Trek equipments.
  • Permits/ Forest fees
  • Experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff to help trekkers.


  • Transport to and from the base camp is to be paid directly to the driver
  • Any kind of Personal Expenses.
  • Insurance.
  • Porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the inclusion

Tour Reviews

4.94 based on 18 reviews
December 31, 2017

It was an amazing trek, Views are pretty good as well. Frozen lake of brahmatal is amazing.

January 5, 2018

The trek was amazing. Himalayan climber TL as well as kitchen staff were amazing.
We enjoyed the trek throughout.


January 11, 2018

A perfect place to go for trekking in winter season. Spectacular views of Himalayan peaks.
Himalayan climber’s team was awesome. Food was delicious and healthy. All the trekking gear was good quality and in good condition.

January 14, 2018

I had been to bhramatkal trek , food ,trek leader and other services were awesome . Would recommend

February 3, 2018

Everyone should visit bramhatal. The experience was outstanding. I must mention about the food ,guidance and the trek leader,chandan negi . A perfect trek experience. Must visiting place.

February 4, 2018

Very nice place to trek in winter.We enjoyed snow fall very much. I Must say about trek guide Chandan Negi , very helpful person. I must thanks KK vai for his delicious food through out the trek he provided. overall we enjoyed a lot every one should experience this winter trek..

February 4, 2018

It’s a awesome experience to be a part of Himalayan Climbers. The total group of Himalayan Climbers is just fav. A spacial tanks to our treak leader Chandan vai for his master leadership, and our cook Mr. Kk vai for his delicious food. I will suggest to join Himalayan Climbers atleast one.

March 11, 2018

We got to know more about the place, people around and their lifestyle. The trek was very good and indeed was a great experience. The supporting staff cook & guide , very supportive and encouraging. thanks himalayan climber

March 11, 2018

Well managed and well-organised keeping in mind safety of all the participants. excellent and was very cooperative with the trekkers. I am looking forward to more treks with Himalayan climber..

June 23, 2018

The place is amazing with and without snow. The total Himalayan climber group was very good their food, their behaviour, their leadership everything is so good.
Our next trek, we will definitely plan with Himalayan climber

June 28, 2018

We just got back from the Brahmatal trek with the Himalayan Climbers and to be honest it was one of the most enjoyable experiences I’ve had . They provided us with the most authentic camping experience. The camps were set up separate from all the other companies that provide the trek. This made our campsite to be more noise free and serene. Their location choices for setting up camps made the trip worth all it was. The trek Guide and leader Mahipat Singh was a very friendly and adaptable person who was very knowledgeable indeed. His past experiences were really amazing and the way he narrated them to us was the best. Himalayan Climbers provide the seven of us with alot of flexibility as we could decide our pace of walking by ourselves. Their ability to take up challenges is also commendable as they always give you more than what’s on the actual itinerary. Ppl who look to go on treks for the real peace and beauty must really travel with Himalayan Climbers as they are according to me the best!.
The few main key points for our trip that made it one to savour for a lifetime were
– the food ( totally hot and tasty at all times)(p.s youll be shocked to see what you get on the most remote terrains of India . Hats off to Himalayan Climbers for that)
-the staff ( Mahipat singh and his crew were the best camping crew we could ask for they really guided us well and to be honest they let us be who we were even on the mountains unlike other organizations who would just demand discipline for the sake of it and impose on others.) (P.s Himalayan Climbers really want to fulfill the expectations of their clients and in order to achieve that they do let their clients be who they are and not boss over them unlike other organizations I’ve heard about.)all in all they all were down to earth
-the equipment ( all equipments used by team were top quality ranging from the tents to the sleeping bags to the staff who were also very well equipped themselves.).
-the stay provided for the first and last days was also up to the mark especially given the huge amount of rush during that period.
Thank you Himalayan Climbers for a truly unforgettable experience!

June 28, 2018

We trekked for brahmathal with Himalayan climbed for the first time. This was my third Himalayan trek and I would say this is the best of all. The places where we stayed in the tent had a serenity beauty and awesome scenary’s which cant be expressed in words. Overall experience was too good and highly recommend to trek with these people?

June 28, 2018

This a beautiful group for exploring the Himalayas. They are very warm and caring. Amazing hospitality! No matter what the circumstances, these make sure the services are up to the mark. Very good staff who make sure you have an amazing time. Cheers to Himalayan climber team!

June 28, 2018

Great trekking experience. The view from the summit was beautiful. Thanks to staff , Vinod sir and Khushal sir they were very caring and supportive during whole trek. The food was nice and simple, enjoyed the hot food and tea in low temperatures.

June 28, 2018

Went to Brahmatal with Himalayan Climber.
Best experience! Well equipped team, good taste and hygienic food, great anecdotes. Next destination Kedarkantha with them

August 26, 2018

Thank you Himalayan Climber team for making the Brahmatal trek such a memorable experience for us. The stuffs were great or equipments they provided like tents,sleeping bags etc were in perfect condition. Food was best.

August 26, 2018

The hospitality and service provided were awesome at that snow condition. Himalayan climber stuffs were great. I loved the camping part in the high mountains.

October 20, 2018

Just completed Bramahtal trek from lohajung. It was awesome experience to trek in between forest trails..the tranquility of bekal tal and Brahmatal and meadows of Jhandidar top and Khamela top..Tour guide Chandan negi is best in the business along with cook KK bhai..Their friendly approach and awesome food made the trip a beautiful experience..

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