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  • Trip introduction

    This trek to Brahmatal is perfect for fit beginners and those who are looking for a fun trek that offers some challenges. Some of the slopes on this trek are steep, but it'll be worth it. This trek itinerary takes you to both Bekaltal and Brahmatal, and lets you camp just 500 metres from Brahmatal lake.

    The Brahmatal trek is a favourite snow trek in Uttarakhand. During these months, the snowfall covers the landscape in a blanket of white, and Brahmatal gleams like a mirror in the midst of it. It will take your breath away, and give you a chance to enjoy the full snow experience.

    Destination

    Located at an altitude of 12,618 feet, Brahmatal is a scenic alpine lake with stunning views all around. The trail leads upwards through forests of oak, pine, rhododendron and maple trees, which means you'll enjoy some blissful hours of trekking amidst nature. You'll also cross small streams, pass through charming villages, and stop to gaze in awe at the peaks of Kamet, Nanda Ghunti, Trishul and Nanda Devi.

    Destination highlights

    Trek to the pristine Brahmatal lake. | Hike through oak and rhododendron forests. | Camp just 500 metres from Brahmatal for spectacular views. | Get up close to Himalayan giants like Nanda Devi and Kamet. | Camp under starry skies in comfortable alpine tents.

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    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the trek to Brahmatal: Drive to Lohajung

    Arrive at Kathgodam railway station by 06:00 hours. You'll be driven to Lohajung along a scenic route that takes you through Almora, Kausani, Bhimtal Lake and Baijnath with the Himalayan peaks towering in the distance. You'll reach Lohanjung by evening and can take a short walk in the market before you retire for the night. Dinner and overnight stay in guesthouse or homestay.

    Overnight in guesthouse or homestay.

    You'll be driven from Kathgodam to Lohajung today and will reach Lohajung only in the evening. Do carry light snacks and a water bottle. No meals are provided during transit, however, you will halt for lunch in the afternoon and can order and pay for your own meal. You'll be served dinner at your homestay/guesthouse in Kathgodam before retiring to your rooms. Your accommodation is on twin/triple sharing and you'll be provided with bedsheets and pillows.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Kathgodam

    Lohajung

    06:00 AM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg | Egg
    Day 2 of the trek to Brahmatal: Trek to Bekaltal
    Day 3 of the trek to Brahmatal: Trek to Brahmatal
    Day 4 of the trek to Brahmatal: Trek to Brahmatal Pass
    Day 5 of the trek to Brahmatal: Descend to Lohajung
    Day 6 of the trek to Brahmatal: Drive to Kathgodam
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  • Cancellation policy

    For any cancellations made 24 days prior to the departure of the trek to Brahmatal: 95% of the total trip cost will be refunded or you can book any other trek within a year.

    For cancellations made 14-24 days before the departure of the trek to Brahmatal: 70% of the total trip cost will be refunded or you can choose to go for the same trek with any other batch within a year.

    For any cancellations made between 10-14 days before the departure of the trek to Brahmatal: 50% of the total trip cost will be refunded or you can choose to go on the same trek in the same season.

    For cancellations made less than 10 days before the departure of the trek to Brahmatal: No refund, but you can transfer the trek to your friend.

    Rules on trip

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the trip leader/guide at all times during the trek to Brahmatal.

    Consumption of alcoholic beverages/drugs and cigarettes during the trek to Brahmatal is strictly prohibited.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The operator reserves the right to change/cancel the plans for the trek to Brahmatal without prior notice, if deemed necessary. No arguments or refunds will be entertained.

    Any event cost for the trek to Brahmatal does not include any kind of insurances or medical coverage/benefits.

    Your vehicle from Kathgodam to Lohajung will accommodate 7-8 passengers.

    In case of transferring a trek to a friend, he/she should satisfy all the mandatory requirements of the operator.

    Participants will only be able to change their dates/batch of the trek depending on the seats available.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Private vehicle from Kathgodam-Kathgodam as per itinerary

    • 2 nights in Lohajung in guesthouse/homestay on twin/triple/multi sharing basis
    • Stay in alpine tents on twin/triple sharing basis
    • Meals (veg and egg) from dinner on day 1 to dinner on day 5
    • Sleeping bags
    • Camping mattresses
    • Utensils and crockery
    • Kitchen and dining tent
    • Toilet tents
    • Crampon
    • All necessary permits and entry fees
    • First aid medical kits
    • Stretcher
    • Oxygen cylinder
    • Trained and qualified trek leader, guide and support staff
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Meals during transit

    • Breakfast and lunch on Day 1
    • Breakfast on Day 6
    • Personal expenses like extra meals, packaged water, soft drinks, telephone calls, etc.
    • Insurance
    • Mules to carry personal luggage (can be arranged for INR 1200 per backpack of 11 kgs)
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
    • Any additional costs for unforeseeable events like bad weather, landslides, road blocks, medical emergencies or evacuation, taxi strikes, etc.

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • 3 synthetic trekking pants
    • 4 non-cotton full sleeved T-shirts
    • 1 fleece shirt
    • 1 woollen or fleece jacket
    • 1 down/Hollofil jacket
    • 1 pair of wind and waterproof jacket and pants
    • 1 pair of thermal inners
    • 1 raincoat or poncho
    • 1 woollen cap
    • 1 balaclava
    • 1 neck gaiter
    • UV protected sunglasses
    • 1 pair of waterproof trekking shoes
    • 4 pairs of cotton socks
    • 2 pairs of woollen socks (for the night)
    • 1 pair of waterproof gloves
    • 1 pair of fleece/woollen gloves
    • Not to wear - Shorts, fitting denims, capris
    • Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Slippers
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases or trolley bags

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Alpine tents
    • Sleeping bag
    • Camping mattress
    • Kitchen and dining tent
    • Camping and cooking gear, including utensils and cutlery
    • Toilet tents
    • Crampons if needed
    • First aid kit
    • Oxygen cylinder
    • Stretcher

    You need to get

    • Backpack (50-60 ltr) with rain cover
    • Daypack (20-30 ltr) with rain cover
    • Walking stick/trekking pole
    • Head lamp/flashlight
    • 1 ltr water bottle
    • Light snacks like energy bars, dry fruit
    • Personal medical kit
    • Sunscreen
    • Insect repellent
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Moisturiser
    • Antibacterial powder
    • Lip balm
    • Toothbrush and toothpaste
    • Toilet paper and wipes
    • Quick dry towel
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun cap
    • Floaters/flippers for after trekking hours

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry a specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.