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  • Brief Description About the Trek

    Spanning over 28 km, the Brahmatal trek begins from the base village of Lohajung located in the Chamoli district in Garhwal Himalayas. The 6 km trek from Lohajung to the Gujreni campsite runs through dense forests of Conifer, Cedar, Oak and Fir. The Gujreni campsite is at the heart of a beautiful clearing surrounded by Oak and Rhododendrons with panoramic views of snow-capped ranges.
    The peak view from the route is captivating, from east to west you can see the High Himalayan ranges. On the right towards eastward direction you can see Mrigthuni, Devtoli and Maikoti peak of Kumaon. Straight to your north Trisul massif and gigantic Nanda Ghunti are breathtaking. Bethartoli Himal and Nandaghunti. On the left westward side we can see the massive Chaukhamba, Neelkanth, Kamet, Hathi and Ghoda peaks. This is just the opposite ridge of the famous Roopkund trek and offers a Birds-eye view of the route including Ali Bugyal, Bedni Bugyal, Roopkund and Junargali including far poised famous Ronty saddle.
    The best season to explore this trail is either winter or in the springs. During winter weather normally remains clear and panoramic beauty of the surrounding is unmatched. Adequate amount of snow is another reason that this is getting popular in recent years. In Spring the trail is bountiful with Rhododendron blossoms while the last patches of snow start melting. For you who want a longer duration camping trek may combine Ali Bugyal and Bedni Bugyal trek to complete a circuit around Lohajung.
    Finally, it would be an unjust, if we don’t mention about our trek base Lohajung here. This small business town at an altitude of ~ 2320 m/7600 ft, comprises a one strip bazaar, few basic restaurants to eat and handful of lodges. However the views of Nanda Ghunti mountain and sunset on the southern valley side are just enough to start the beginning.
    In winter ‘December to march’ on Brahmatal trek you not only trek to an alpine lake but also get to camp near lake. The lake water is crystal clear and a lone tree stands on the far bank. The lake got frozen in peak winter duration. The sunset from brahmatal campsite are Breathtaking and magical, everyday you will see different kind of colour contrasts in the sky and meadows. All these kind of experience make the trek life long memorable.
    Lower down In your first campsite you will see Bekaltal lake, bekaltal lake is covered by dense forest of oak and rhododendron. Bekaltal lake is larger than brahmatal lake. The seductive folklore of the lake dates back many centuries,
    Interesting Fact The Brahmatal trek takes one through beautiful valleys, hushed hamlets, streams, and conifers, and oak forests. In winter, the region is covered in a sheath of snow and offered an unparalleled Himalayan view.



    - Reach at Risihikesh by your own, group will assemble in Rishikesh at pickup point. after It will be a drive of 270Km from Rishikesh to Lohajung. the cab will pick you up from Rishikesh and reporting time will be 6.30 AM. - Trekkers will be notified with details of the cab a day before your trek start day. - Drive along Ganga, Alaknanda and Pinder River, also see the sangum of Devprayag, rudhraprayag and karanprayag. Lohajung is the base camp (Altitude: 7,600 ft) for the Brahmatal trek. - The stay will be in Guest House/Homestay on sharing basis. - There are many local rental shops are available in Lohajung base camp where you can rent or buy jackets, hand gloves, caps, shoes, etc. if need be. However, it is advised that you carry all the required things for trek beforehand and not rely on any shop.

  • DAY 2: LOHAJUNG (7,600 FT.) TO BEKALTAL (9,689 FT.)

    The first day of the trek starts from Lohajung to Bekaltal which takes about 4-5 hours. Get up early in the morning, have breakfast and get ready to begin. Just beside Lohajung follow the ascending human-made stone trek. Along the way, you would encounter some startling views of the Nanda Ghunti Peak. The walk is mostly inside the jungle of the conifer, Cedar, Oak and Fir. Spot the Kali valley as you climb higher and it is marked by the union of Kali and Pindari rivers. Amidst thick oak forests, the lake gleams peacefully in summer, while in winter, it is frozen and the trail would be pretty matte. Stay at Bekaltal will be organized in tents.

  • DAY 3: BEKALTAL (9,689 FT.) TO BRAHMATAL LAKE (10,440 FT.)

    Today is the day to trek to Brahmatal Lake where Lord Brahma meditated many years ago. It takes about 5-6 hours to reach Brahmatal from Bekaltal Campsite. The trail starts steeply into the Oak and Rhododendron forest which leads to the meadow of Telandi top. In the winter, you will see the meadow of Telandi turns into a vast snowfield and crossing the area, a gala of thrill. From here, it is a very gradual descent to Brahmatal. Enjoy some scintillating views of the mighty Himalayas from here and then proceed further to Brahmatal or Khabekhal Lake to be precise. After a great day, spend the night in camp.


    Today is the most visually mesmerizing day of the entire Brahmatal trek. Get up comfortably by 07:00 AM, have breakfast and get ready to climb to the top of Brahmatal. The trek to the top of Brahmatal requires around 2½ hours of steep climb. Along the way, it would be all ascents. We would pass through some treacherous trails at Chota Jhandidar and Bada Jhandidar. The trail goes through a mountain ridge with valleys on both sides and provides majestic views of Mt. Trishul and Nanda Ghunti. At the top, you would see a 180° view of exclusive snow covered Himalayan Ranges. Mountains such as Chaukhambha, Mandi, Mana, Nilgiri, Neelkanth, Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, Maiktoli become visible. After spending few time in jandi top, start walking to Lohaganj from Brahmatal followed by some steep descending trail. It takes 6 hours to trek down to Lohajung through thick oak and rhododendron forests once again. You will reach Lohajung in the evening, Stay in the Lohajung guest House.


    Depart from Lohajung to Rishikesh early in the morning, preferably before 06:30 AM since the journey takes 10-11 hours. Expected to reach Rishikesh by 07:00 PM. Check out the reaching time to rishikesh and plan accordingly your further journey. and the Treks ends with a lot of memories .



    - All breakfast, lunch and dinner meals during the trek.
    - All Government Taxes and Vat.
    - All guide and porter(s) accommodation, meals, drinks, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, local tax during the trek.
    - Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
    - All necessary Government required paperwork and National Park Entry Permits and TIMS Card, etc.


    - Meals during Transportation.
    - All drinks – tea, coffee, other hot, water, soft drinks, alcoholic.
    - Your travel insurance.
    - Personal shopping, laundry etc. Personal trekking equipment
    - Tips for trekking staff and driver. Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory
    - All other tour, sightseeing and other activities outside of the main trek.


Mandatory Documentss

The original document of identity proof- driver’s license, Aadhar card, the passport will be fine.
It is very important to have your identity proof with yourself while on a journey.

I hope this detailed itinerary and package inclusion information meet your requirements.
If you have any more questions, feel free to ask!

Scenic Views during the Dayara Bugyal Trek

Dayara Bugyal, located in Uttarakhand, India, is a stunning high-altitude meadow that offers breathtaking scenic views. Here are some of the captivating vistas you can expect during the Dayara Bugyal trek:

  • Panoramic Meadows
  • Himalayan Peaks:
  • Barnala Ta

The scenic views during the Dayara Bugyal trek are diverse and awe-inspiring, showcasing the natural beauty of the Himalayan region. Each turn of the trail offers a new vista to admire and provides ample opportunities for nature photography and creating lasting memories.


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