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  • Trip introduction

    This 6-day, easy to moderate Brahmatal trek is among the few Himalayan trails that can be done all year round, even during winter. You'll walk through rhododendron forests, cross pristine streams and camp by the shores of a high-altitude lake. Sounds challenging? In certain areas it sure is, but nothing a first-time trekker can't manage.

    Destination

    The Brahmatal trek is one of those treks that is beautiful any time of the year. During the winter, you'll be trekking across blankets of snow to a frozen lake. During summer, you'll walk through pine forests and across wide meadows to get to the clear Brahmatal lake. What stays the same is the spectacular views!

    On this trek to Brahmatal, you'll camp along high-altitude lakes, cross passes that are located over 11,000 ft above sea level and see peaks that are over 22,000 ft high. Some of the peaks that are visible on this Brahmatal trek are Mt. Trishul and Mt. Nandaghunti. The remote location of the trail gives you a chance to get away from crowds of people and experience the sheer beauty of nature.

    Destination highlights

    Camp on the shores of the beautiful glacial lake of Brahmatal. | Hike through remote Himalayan forests and camp at stunning locations. | Unmatched views of Mt. Trishul and the Himalayas.

    Activity Details

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    7600

    22 km

    16 hrs

    4.5 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of Brahmatal trek: Drive from Kathgodam to Loharjung

    You'll meet the operator at Kathgodam and drive to Loharjung. Your first day of the Brahmatal trek is mostly driving, about 8-9 hours, but you'll be entranced by the scenic route. You'll be passing through beautiful hill stations like Bhimtal, Almora and Kausani. Many peaks like Kamet, Nandaghunti, Trishul and Nanda Devi are also visible along the way. The basecamp is located at Loharjung, is a charming town. When you get here, you can relax and explore a bit. Overnight in tourist lodge or tents.

    Tourist Lodge

    Stay in clean, comfortable tents on a twin/triple sharing basis.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Kathgodam

    Loharjung

    07:00 AM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of Brahmatal trek: Trek from Loharjung to Bekaltal
    Day 3 of Brahmatal trek: Bekaltal-Brahmatal-Khabekhal
    Day 4 of Brahmatal trek: Khabekhal to Daldum via Brahmatal Peak
    Day 5 of Brahmatal trek: Trek from Daldum to Loharjung
    Day 6 of Brahmatal trek: Drive to Kathgodam
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days or more before the departure of the Brahmatal trek: 90% of trek cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 21-30 days before the departure of the Brahmatal trek: 60% of trek cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 20-11 days before the departure of the Brahmatal trek: 30% of trek cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 0-10 days before the departure of the Brahmatal trek: No refund.

    No show and trek changes/cancellation due to bad weather or natural calamity will be non-refundable.

    Rules on trip

    The trek leader's decision is final on the Brahmatal trek, and will have to followed by all the members.

    There is a strict no drinking and no drugs policy while on the trek to Brahmatal.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Any additional costs due to weather/unforeseen situations on the Brahmatal trek, will have to be borne by the traveller.

    The team reserves the right to change the plan in case there is danger involved for the group or whenever the trek leader deem it necessary.

    Any changes/cancellation in the itinerary of the Brahmatal trek due to bad weather or natural calamity will be non-refundable.

    It is recommended that you avoid planning any onward journeys from Kathgodam on the same day as your return.
    • Brahmatal Trekking Himalayas Adventure Nature Uttarakhand
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek (veg meals)

    • Pick up and drop (to and from Kathgodam)
    • Accommodation in Loharjung on triple sharing basis and in tents
    • Camp crew/kitchen staff during trek
    • First aid
    • Toilet tents
    • Proper segregation bins and waste management at campsite
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • On prior intimation, supplier will arrange porter for a charge of INR 350 extra per day, per bag, if trekkers don't want to carry their own.

    • Travel Insurance (up to INR 2,00,000) is available at INR 350 per trekker for the duration of the trek.
    • Meals during transportation
    • Additional permit cost if the charge is over INR 500.
    • Tips, personal expenses
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks, medical evacuation, etc

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirts
    • Comfortable trousers (set of 2)
    • Trekking boots
    • Warm clothing
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Sports shoes/floaters/slippers
    • Restrictive clothing

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Qualified trek leader (completed mountaineering course)
    • Local support team for geographical intelligence
    • Walky-talky communication between team members
    • Crampons/micro spikes to the trekkers (if required)
    • Oxygen cylinder and oxymeter

    You need to get

    • Personal items
    • Sunglasses
    • Trekking pole
    • Backpack
    • Toiletries
    • Sunscreen
    • Head torch

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.