Summer :Night (-2°C to -5°C)
Day (5°C to 15°C)


6 Days | 5 Nights
Kathgodam to Kathgodam



Brahmtal Trek – A surpassing winter trek in Garhwal Himalayas

Brahma tal is a winter trek that is best when done in January and February in peak winters. It is all covered by snow and turns totally white. It is in the Himalayas. Here are changing sceneries, you will go from thick forests to vast meadows and camping around lakes is fun. there are the forest of Oaks and Rhododendrons which are all covered by snow.

this is the desired trekking destination because of the open snow-covered meadows and camping around frozen lakes makes this trek an interesting one. Summit views cannot be matched to other treks that lie at this altitude. Brahma tal trek is not difficult and beginners can go for this trek to have an experience thrilling snowfall in winters.

Trek Highlights

Duration: 6 days from Kathgodam to Kathgodam

Best Season: Throughout the year

Level: Easy

Highest Points: 12,250 feet

Weather: Nights are cold and the day temperature is pleasant during the season.

Temperature: Night (-2°C to -5°C) Day (5°C to 15°C)

These points should not be avoided

1. Proper conditioning and training of body required

2. Proper gear and clothing for sub-zero temperatures

3. Sturdy hiking shoes are important

4. High altitude requires proper acclimatization

5. Intermittent or no signals

6. Carry travel light

7. Weather is unpredicted so the itinerary is flexible

Short Itinerary for Brahmatal Trek

Day 1: Kathgodam to Lohajung (215km) (9 hours) (7,600 feet)

Day 2: Lohajung (7,600 feet) to Bekaltal (9,885 feet) (5 hours 6km)

Day 3: Bekaltal (9,885 feet) to Brahmatal (10,440 feet) (5-6 hours) (7km

Day 4: Brahmatal (10,440 feet) to Brahmatal Top (12,250 feet) and then to Daldum   (5 hours) (8 km)

Day 5: Daldum to Lohajung (4km) (2/3hrs) (2330Mt)

Day 6: Lohajung to Kathgodam (215km)

Brahmatal Trek Details Itinerary

Day 1: Kathgodam to Lohajung (215km) (9-10 hours) (7,600 feet)

Nainital is 25km away from Kathgodam and Haldwani is 9km away. from Kathgodam the journey is of 9 to 10 hours to Lohajung, so reach Kathgodam early in the morning. Drive to Lohajung takes you through some beautiful places like Bhimtal, it is one of the seven lakes.

The way takes you through some regions like Almora, Kausani and Baijnath. from Kausani you some of the Great Himalayan ranges are visible they are Ghori Parvat, Hathi parvat, Nanda Ghuti, Mt. Trishul, Nandadevi and Pancha chulli group, these all are visible, you would not take your eyes off them.

Lohajung is that place where Goddess Parvati had fight with demon with Lohasur from then this place is named as Lohajung which means fight with Lohasur.

Day 2: Lohajung (7,600 feet) to Bekaltal (9,885 feet) (5 hours) (6km)

We will go to upper region of Lohajung through a well-marked stone trail which goes through alluring forest with few houses lined aside. Continue walking and after a short duration of time you will reach a village named “Mandoli village”.  climb higher and you will see Kail valley there are two rivers Kail and Pindari, you can refill your water bottles from there and further are water pipes from where the water is supplied to Lohajung.

When you go further you can see Budla, here are group of few homes which are along with Rhododendron trees. then cross a bridge over a stream and take a break at Begum you get splendid and spectacular views of Navali Bugyal, the views are will refresh you if you get tired. After begum comes another stream and after one hour of ascend you will come across another stream named Gujrani. In this area here are plenty of streams, you can refill your water bottles as the water here is clean.

Now after 1.5 hour you will reach your campsite Bekaltal. This campsite is beautiful, Bekaltal is a glacial lake in between dense oak forest and this lake adds beauty to it. You can camp near a beautiful lake Khopdaliya. Setup your tents there dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Day 3: Bekaltal (9,885 feet) to Brahmatal (10,440 feet) (5-6 hours) (7km)

Starting is by ascending steeply into the forest of Oak and Rhododendrons, after a tiring trek of 1 hour you will reach a meadow. now ascend is gentle till the highest point and when you reach the highest point then it will be an easy descend to serene Brahmatal. throughout the day you will have the views of Nainital and Almora side valley.

The mountains will be visible from there Mt. Trishul and Nanda Ghunti, you will have majestic views of these mountains from there. our camping site is Brahmatal, few metres away from the lake and it is clearly visible. In case if weather changes and there is heavy snowfall another campsite will be Khabekhal, you will reach by going through a thick forest. Setup your tents at the campsite dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Day 4: Brahmatal (10,440 feet) to Brahmatal Top (12,250 feet) and then to Daldum   (5 hours) (8 km)

Today you will go to Brahmatal top, there are only ascents till you reach Brahmatal top, it is at high altitude; trek for an hour and you will reach Chota jhandidar. now, you have to pass through Chota and Bada Jhandidae to reach on the top. The trail is zig zag and valley is on both the sides.

Brahma Tal top is a steep ascent which you will cover in 2-3 hours. The sparkling sky adds glitter to the view of Himalayas, Mt. Trishul and Nanda Ghunti are clearly visible as never before on the previous days.

Now, your campsite Daldum is 3 hours away from Brahmatal top and the trail to reach Daldum is through forest, spend time on Brahmatal top facing the splendid peaks then plan your trek to Daldum. Reach there dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Day 5: Daldum to Lohajung (4km) (2/3hrs) (2330Mt)

After having breakfast at Daldum campsite, the trees will refresh and energize you for descend, today is the last day of your trek. the distance from Daldum to Lohajung is 4 km and it will take 2 to 3 hours to reach there. you will reach Malling when the forest ends, you will reach there in half an hour.

On slopes you will some houses of villages. Then follow the trail made up of stone, this trail is made up by the villagers and is used frequently. follow that trail and you will reach Lohajung. Dinner and overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 6: Lohajung to Kathgodam (215km)

Distance is 215 km from Lohajung to Kathgodam by taxi.

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What to carry on a Trek?

The most common question of all Trekkers is what we carry on a trek or what to carry on a trek so if you plan to go for trekking, so here is about what you should carry on a trek ..!

First of all trekkers must bring the documents mentioned below

1. Government ID proof, carry original and a photocopy of any of these (Driving License, Adhar Card, Pan Card, Voter Id, etc.)

2. Medical certificate by a doctor

3. Risk certificates

Foremost Requirements

1. Strongly built Trekking Shoes

2. Backpack (50 to 60 liters)

Clothes to Carry On A Trek

Carry clothes according to the season. In winters there is chilly cold and in summers the temperature remains cold. (Day and Night temperature varies)


Take at least 2 jackets with you, it should be warm enough to protect you against the chilly cold.

Trekking Pants

You should have 2 3 trek pants on a week-long trek and take more for longer treks.


At night the temperature lowers and to keep yourself warm and sleep comfortably wear thermals.

Warm clothes

Keep enough woolen layers and fleece according to the season.


To avoid sunburns always carry full-sleeved t-shirts which dry easily and covers neck and arms properly.


They are useful during rain and snowfall.

Necessary Items

1. Water Bottle

2. Gloves (Waterproof and woolen), Cap

3. Socks (Regular and woolen

4. Sunglasses

5. Hiking Pole

6. Torch

7. Toiletry Items

Toilet paper, Sunscreen, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Moisturizer, Lip balm, Face Wash, Sanitizer, etc.

(Avoid using wet wipes and sanitary napkins during your trek because they are not biodegradable and cause harm to the environment. If you use them in the mountains make sure you bring them back with you.)

Medical Kit is Mandatory

(Use medicines only after prescribed by the doctor) (In case of any problem arises during the trek follow the instructions given by your trek leader because they are certified in First Aid Mountaineering courses.)

Carry These Medicines in Your Medical Kit

01. Avomine for treating motion sickness

02. Diamox for treating altitude sickness

03. Avil to treat allergies

04. Saradon to cure headache

05. Combiflam to relieve pain

06. Crocin for treating fever and headache

07. Digene to cure acidity

08. Norflox TZ and Lomofen to prevent Diarrhoea

09. Betadine (Antiseptic cream)

10. ORS

11. Moov/Volini spray for treating sprains

12. Band-aid

13. Elastic bandage

14. Gauze


Har Ki Dun Protection and Mountaineering Association is Making Your Trek Safe. We have a team of more than 80+ guides to serve in the mountains and they are professionally trained from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) Uttarkashi, Hanifle Centre; Mussoorie and Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) Delhi. We also have Kitchen staff to serve in the mountains and supporting staff goes along to manage the activities.

Oxygen Cylinder for trekkers safety

The trek leaders are certified in courses of Mountaineering. On every high altitude trek, we carry oxygen cylinders and First Aid kits. We take proper care of everything and make sure you feel safe and comfortable with us.

Getting to high altitude can be a problem for some people, the risks are enormous but we minimize them by providing the best quality equipment which is changed on a regular basis.

We do every possible thing to make your treks safe because if you trust and choose us then it becomes our responsibility to make your safety our topmost priority. The risk factor can never be abolished but it can be reduced and if you have a heart of mountaineer then this “risk factor” is the real pleasure and we can help you overcome every risk successfully without fear by taking proper care of your safety.

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Include & Exclude In This Trek

Transport from Dehradun to Dehradun

Forest Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation in Hotel

Accommodation in tents on twin share basis during trekking.

All meals, Breakfast, Day Pack, Lunch, Pack Lunch, Tea,Coffee, Snacks, Soup, Dinner

All camping gear including

Separate Tent, High quality

Liner, Pillow, Separate Toilet tents, Dining Tent, Chair, Dining table

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Guide, Porters, cook, Helper

Mules, Kitchen team

Good Experience local Trek Leader guide

Walkie Talkie, for contact each other’s


Micro crampons

Hiking Pole

Personal Toiletry Items

Personal Medical Kit

Medical Certificate

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