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Brahmatal Trek, Uttarakhand

Looking for a calming and peacefultrekking trip, then Brahmatal Trek in Uttarakhand is perfect for you.

Brahmatal trek in Uttrakhand is suitable for both beginners and seasoned trekkers. The trek offers breathtaking views with a calmenvironment at an altitude of 12,200 ft. Being thecomparably new trek route, the Brahmatal trek remains quite underrated but filled with unexplored areas. This uncharted trek takes you to dense forest trails, frozen glacial lakes, and an outstanding view ofthe summit. Brahmatal provides a panoramic view of the Himalayas accompanied by Mount Trishul and Nanda Ghunti, and a view of the impressive Roopkund lake. During this less crowded trek, one can get sufficient opportunities to catch the splendid peak covered with snow.The most unique part of the Brahmatal trek is that the view it offers is visible from the summit and during the trek route. The trek is filled with chilled views of snow-covered paths and experience snowfall during the trek. The beautiful sight of the shining sun on the ice-topped peaks is mesmerizing.

A mesmerizing Journey to Behold

Brahmatal Trek is an exciting and thrilling journey that leads you to witness majestic landscapes and sceneries.Brahmatal is a peacefulgatewaycurled up in the middle of the Himalayas of Uttarakhand that features panoramic and enchanting views of the majestic peaks of the Himalayas along with Mount Trishul and Nanda Ghunti.The Brahmatal trek path covers beautiful valleys, inhibitedvillages, flowing streams, alpines, and oak forests.

The Brahmatal trek starts from Lohajung village covered with lush greenery and shy houses that will lead you to Gujreni situated at an altitude of 9,200 ft. After completing a distance of 4.5 km trek, following the Tiland, explore the beautiful destination of Brahmatal on day 4.

Important Information on Brahmatal Trek

Difficulty Level

The Brahmatal Trek is an easy to moderate-level trek and can be explored by both professionals and beginners. However, one must be prepared themselves mentally and physically to deal with minor obstacles like snow-carpeted paths and long-distance walks, including a 10 to 11 hours trek. If a beginner is opting for this trek, then they must prepare themselves at least 1 month before.

Altitude to Cover

  • Rishikesh – 1,115 ft
  • Lohajung–7,545 ft
  • Gujreni – 9,200 ft
  • Tilandi – 10,495 ft
  • Brahmatal – 12,200 ft

Weather Conditions

During the spring and beginning of the summer season between the months of March to April, the area near Brahmatal holds blooming weather, encompassed with white, red, and pink rhododendron meadows. September to November depicts bright and pleasant weather with a clear view of the mountain. During these months the weather is slightly cold with a minimum temperature of 12°C to 5°C.December to February holds cold days and chilling nights with the temperature falling from -2°C to -8°C.

Trek companies

Some famous trekking sites organize trekking camps to Brahmatal Trek and other beautiful sites. These are:

  • India Hikes – INR 10,945/person (https://indiahikes.com/)
  • Euttranchal – INR 9,500/person onwards (https://www.euttaranchal.com/)
  • Thrillophilia – INR 5,999/person (https://www.thrillophilia.com/)
  • Himalayan Hikers – INR 7,800/person (https://www.himalayanhikers.in/)
  • Trek The Himalayas – INR 11,100/person (https://trekthehimalayas.com/)
Things to Keep
  • Necessary accessories – Raincoat or Umbrella, water bottle, torchlight, toilet paper, and wet wipes.
  • Refreshments like dried fruits and nuts, biscuits and chocolates, and Packets of instant foods, in case of any emergency.
  • Good quality trekking shoes lightweight with enough grip, and a pair of sandal floaters and slippers.
  • Suitable clothes including a warm jacket, waterproof trek pants, warm thermals, waterproof gloves, woolen, and regular socks
  • Personal medical kit with pills for headache, fever, cough, motion sickness, spray for sprains, band-aid, cotton, and mosquito repellent cream
  • A notebook and pen for writing any important notes.
  • Fully charged camera, extra battery backup.
Food Stops

The Brahmatal Trek journey leads to many isolated and distant zone, due to which there might be a chance of not getting easily available food stalls or shops. Trekkers prefer to carry their food like ready-made food or refreshments packed to use later. As the trail covers high altitude areas, trekkers carry their food bought from the low altitude place or before starting the trekking journey. If you are traveling in a pack along with a guide, most of the guides have their cook for preparing tasty food for the group.

Brahmatal Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1 – Drive from Rishikesh to Lohajung(260 km and 10 to 11 hours).
  • Day 2 – Trek from Lohajung to Gujreni(4.5 km and 4 to 5 hours).
  • Day 3 – Trek from Gujreni to Tilandi(2.9 km each and 4 to 5 hours).
  • Day 4 – Trek from Tilandi to Brahmatal via Brahmatal Top(6 km each and 5 to 6 hours).
  • Day 5 – Trek from Brahmatal to Lohajung(8.5 km and 7 to 8 hours).
  • Day 6 – Drive from Lohajung to Rishikesh (260 km and 10 to 11 hours).

Best Time to do Brahmatal Trek

The Brahmatal Trek is accessible throughout the year although the best time to explore this trail is during the Spring season between March to April, which comes with blooming weather surrounded by rhododendron meadows, and the winter season between December to January that depicts the cold weather with minus degrees and impressive and splendid snow-carpeted mountain views.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is the best time to trek in the Brahmatal Trek?

The best time forBrahmatal Trekis during the Spring season between the months of May to April & winter season between the months from December to February.

What is the difficulty level of the Brahmatal Trek?

The Brahmatal Tek is an easy to moderate-range trek that can be covered by both professionals and beginners with mental and physical fitness. Although beginner trekkers must prepare themselves for long-distancetreks and snowy paths.

What is the highest elevation of the Brahmatal Trek?

The highest elevation of Brahmatal Trek is 12,200 ft.

What is the total trekking distance of the Brahmatal Trek?

The trekking distance of the Brahmatal Trek is around 24 km.

What is the total duration of the Brahmatal Trek?

The Brahmatal Trek in Uttarakhand is a 6 days trek.

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