Situated in the beautiful state of uttarakhand, Brahmatal, known for its magnificent views and encountering the tourists and travellers with some amazing ranges of mountains, it is indeed a perfect trek for the beginners.
One has to dive into the beautiful rhododendron and oak forest to see a white wall of Trishul massif. One can only encounter such serene beauty after reaching jhandi, which is like a stop so as to look at the view.
One can have a look at Mount Trishul as well as Mount Nanda Ghumti.
One gets to trek through the beautiful sceneries and also the trek is also a challenging one.
It’s almost a 6 days trek where one gets to witness small streams that come out of the glaciers and also one gets moved by the Himalayan beauty when one reaches the top.
One can enjoy the clear skies and the snow capped mountains and also the beautiful clanked twinkling star lit at night, making it a lifetime of a trip. Camping and sharing a bonfire with your family and friends is a feast to one’s heart as they get to spend a lot of quality time with their family and friends.
One can also witness the beautiful and rare plants and flowers that cannot be found easily like Brahmakamal (also is the state flower of Uttarakhand) and one can captivate those rare yet scenic beauty on their phones as well as their cameras. One will also trek through the Chota Jhandidar and Bada Jhandidar.
One wants to visit the place again after encountering the scenic beauty of the state.
One can also enjoy the local cuisine of this region and enjoy tea/any beverage during the course of the trek, in stop points.
More to Know
Brahmatal trek is known to be the one of the most enchanting treks of the state and the country as well. It is a great winter trek for all the mountain lovers and also the trekkers. One starts their journey from Kathgodam and makes their way through the beautiful sceneries of this region. One has to travel a distance of 225KMs and reach Lohajung to start their amazing and thrilling trek.
The trek consists of various stop points and the trek is usually done for 5-6 hours covering a distance of 8KMs on an average.
On the fifth day, one starts their return journey from Brahmatal to Lohajung covering the same route.
Since the trek is usually preferred in winters the temperature there ranges from 0 -2 degree Celsius and can even reach upto -5 to -10 degrees.
About the Trek
One over all covers the distance of 22KMs and treks the altitude of 12,150 ft above the sea level.
The trek is not as difficult and can even be trekked by the fit beginner trekkers.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included if one has signed for the package. And, the meals are entirely vegetarian.
Things to Carry
One is advised to wear some nice sports shoes and carry their water bottles along with them.
One should wear warm and comfortable clothes which are suitable for you to match the weather condition as the temperature can even sometimes drop to -5 to -10 degrees in that place. One should pay attention to the instructors and the guides and consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicants is prohibited.
One shouldn’t do trekking at night. And also should carry some basic medications with them. Energy bars are recommended to carry during the trek and also one should bring a surplus amount of moisturizer, lotion, sunscreen with them. One is also advised to wear the sunglasses during the daytime and since the place is an eco friendly zone, the villagers and the local town people do not encourage nor entertain people littering in the sites or near the campsites.
If one wants to visit any religious pilgrim, one should follow the proper to dress code so as to not hurt the sentiments of the local people.
One is also advised to take a proper consultation from the physician before starting the journey.
The trekkers and the travellers are also advised to carry some medical ailments. One is advised to follow the guidelines of the state governments.
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