Brahma Tal Trek
Brahma tal is a lake nestling in the depths of the Himalayas. Winter sweeps alluringly on the slopes here, one can be steeped in mythos, making Brahma Tal one of the rare Himalayan destinations. Changing vistas, from deep and shadow forests of oaks and rhododendrons to snow-covered meadows, the alpine Brahma tal lake vicinity, and a climactic vision of fabulous high peaks glittering across a brilliant sky makes this trek breathtaking and adventurous. The colossal ice-capped peaks like Mt. Nanda Ghunti and Mt. Trishul are accessible to view on a low-lying trek like this trek is which is Garhwal Himalayas. Diverse frames, from snow-laden forests to white-gold high peaks in alpenglow, and a desolate alpine mountain-scape of a lone tree standing on icy shores of the Brahma tal lake make up the composition of this trek.
History of Brahma Tal
Brahma tal named after Lord “Brahma” and “tal” which means lake. The glacial lake is prettily perched in an opening amidst the mountainous region. While the lake sits in the centre its beauty gets more amplified by the overlooking peaks and the nearby trees on its nape.
Interesting Facts about Brahma Tal
Brahma tal trek brings along a series of adventures along the way. However, it isn't as challenging as the others. Beginners or trekking newbie can undoubtedly undertake this trek. Since most of the expedition takes amidst forest covers with mountains in the backdrop and camping around lakes, chances of altitude sickness are low. You'll be caught in pure white serenity of the snowy region if you trek between November to February. If you can walk for long and bear sufficient stamina to walk for a few hours, you are good to go. If you are passionate about mountaineering and trekking,
Mountain Ranges Visible From Chandrashila
The closest views of Mt Trishul, Mt Nanda Ghunti and Garhwal Himalayas,
Brahma Tal Bird Watching and Animals
Gujarati is also an excellent location for bird watching, and you might see Himalayan bird species such as Asian Barred Owlet, Woodpeckers, Solitary Snipe, and Blue-fronted redstarts here.
Why You Should Go for Brahma Tal Trek
Brahma tal receives quite a lot of snowfall in the winter. Your trail will be covered with fresh snow, giving you an experience worth remembering. The trail takes you through deep alpine and coniferous forests. The sight of soft white snow slowly falling from the sky as you stand under it is a breathtaking experience.
What other options can Brahmatal Trek have?
If you want to do more trek with us which is from Level around Brahmatal, here are some more hidden gems in the Himalayas similar to Brahmatal Trek– Kedarkantha Trek, Dayara Bugyal, Dodital, Phulara Ridge Trek, Rupin Supin trek and Vijay Top Trek, Kauri Pass, Har Ki Dun Trek. These are one of the treks we discovered.
The altitude we are going to cover in Brahmatal Trek
Kathgodam Altitude – 554 Meter
Lohajung base Altitude – 2316 Meter
Bekaltal Altitude – 3012 Meter
Brahmatal Altitude – 3734 Meter
Key Points of Brahmatal trek
Duration: – 5 Nights 6 Days from Rishikesh to Rishikesh
Brahmatal trek Costs- Per Person Rs. 7,999/- from Rishikesh to Rishikesh
Base camp: – Lohajung Village
Summer Temperature brahmatal: – Day (5°C to 15°C) Night (2° C to 8° C)
Winter Temperature brahmatal : – Day (-2°C to -5° C) Night (-5°C to -12°C)
Best Time: – I can go through the whole year
Weather – Brahmatal is one such trek which can be done throughout the year, Here the weather changes every month, But where the weather is very nice and favorable during the day, the night or morning is also cold according to the time.
Trek Level: – Moderate
Trek distance: – On foot 24 Km – By taxi 350 km
Group Size: – We will have a minimum group size of 5 people and a maximum of 20 people, if someone has to be private for their group, then you will be given a full date.
Group Age – My personal belief is that people can do this trek from a minimum of 6 years to 55 years.
But it is necessary to be fit to do this trek and you can do this trek in the year. These are the plan for both summer and winter.
- For Winter Trek, I think it is necessary for people from 10 years to 55 years.
- This trek will be a relief and joy for first-time visitors. This trek will increase new energy and confidence in you.
Short Itinerary of Brahmatal Trek
Day 1- Pickup to you from Rishikesh railway station to Lohajung – 257 Km (8/9Hours (2315 Meter) overnight stay Hotel
Day 2 – Trek from Lohajung to Bekaltal (06 km) (4/5 Hours) (3010 meters) overnight stay camp
Day 3 – Trek from Bekaltal to Brahmatal (07 km) (6/7 Hours) (3181 Meter) overnight stay camp
Day 4 – Exploration Day Brahmatal top summit (3775 Meter) back to Daldum camp (6 Km) 5/6 Hours, overnight stay camp
Day 5 – Trek from Daldum camp to Lohajung (4 km) ( 3 Hours) (2316 Meter) overnight stay camp
Day 6 – Drive from Lohajung to Rishikesh Railway station (257 km) (8/9Hours)
- Forest Permit and entrance fee
- Transport Facility Kathgodam to Kathgodam
- Accommodation in Hotel on twin share basis
- All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and Dinner
- Good Experience Local Trek Leader guide and Technical guide
- Medical Kit
- Oxygen Cylinders
- Personal Insurance
- Medical Certificate
- Personal toiletry Items
- Personal Medicine kit