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Trip Starting From: Kathgodam

Trip Location: Lohajung

About the Activity:

  • One of the not so popular yet difficult winter treks in the country is Brahmatal lake trek in Uttarakhand. The trek is known for offering the right amount of snow that makes a trek exciting. 
  • Here is a fun filled package of 6 days to relish the snow covered sights around Brahmatal Lake and the tranquilizing serenity on the way to the lake from Kathgodam.
  • Lohajung is the base camp of the trek to help you prepare yourself to conquer the heavenly appearance of the lake and the surrounding forests.
  • The package includes food, accommodation in tents and transportation during the whole trip.

  • Brief itinerary is as follows:
  • Day 1 – Kathgodam to Lohajung 215 kms
  • DAY 2 - Lohajung to Bekaltal (5hrs)
  • Day 3 - Bekaltal to Bhramatal (5hrs)
  • Day 4 - Bhramatal to Bhramatal Peak & Back (7hrs)
  • Day 5 - Bhramatal to Lohajung (5hrs)
  • Day 6 - From Lohajung to Kathgodam

  • Reach Delhi via train or flight:
  • Travel from Delhi to Kathgodam Station. The Kathgodam station is one of the main stations in the district and it is an old station. It has good connectivity to many places like Lucknow, Delhi, and Howrah. It is essential to book the tickets at least one month in advance as this route is always in demand.
  • By Train (Delhi to Kathgodam):-
  • Board Ranikhet Express, Train No. 15013 for Kathgodam station. Departs Delhi at 22:30hrs. Arrives at Kathgodam at 05:05am. (Overnight Journey) or the Uttar sampark kranti (15035), Departs Delhi at 16:00hrs. Arrives at Kathgodam at 22:40 hrs.
  • From Dehardun take the Doon Express (4120). Departs Dehardun at 10:30 pm and arrives at Kathgodam at 7:10 pm (8hrs.journey).
  • By Bus (Delhi to Kathgodam):-
  • Regular buses ply from ISBT Delhi Anand Vihar station to Kathgodam. Buses that go to Nainital stop at Haldwani which is a twin town of Kathgodham (8 hrs. Journey).

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - From Kathgodam to Lohajung

    Distance: 215 kms.

    After you reach Kathgodam by 07:00 am, you will be picked up and taken to Lohajung.

    The drive will take around 8 hours.

    Lohajung is the place where Goddess Parvati had a jung (fight) with the demon Lohasur. Literally translated, Lohajung means ‘Fight with Lohasur’.

  • Day 2 - Lohajung to Bekaltal

    Altitude: 2,320 m to 3,010 m

    Distance:(6 km)

    Time: 4-5 hours

    After breakfast, begin your trek upwards the upper region of Lohajung.

    Spot the Kail valley as you climb higher. Kail valley is marked by the union of Kail and Pindari rivers. Amidst thick oak forests, the lake gleams peacefully in summer, while in winter, it is frozen.

    Day 2 trek ends at a camp near the beautiful lake - Khopdaliya.

    Have dinner at the campsite and relax.

  • Day 3 - Bekaltal to Bhramatal

    Time taken: (5hrs)

    Altitude: 3,010 m to 3,273 m

    Distance: (2.5km)

    In the Himalayas, the weather decides your trails and campsites. The day entails a trek till the serene Brahmatal Lake followed by setting up a camp by the lake side.

    When you begin from Bekaltal for Brahmatal, you will pass by a forest of Oak trees.

    After you reach the destination, explore at its best and later come back to the campsite and stay overnight there after having a hot dinner.

  • Day 4 - Brahmatal to Brahmatal Peak & Back

    Time taken: 7hrs

    Altitude: 3,270 to 2,850 m

    Distance: 5 km

    A trek of almost an hour will take you to Chota Jhandidar. Pass through Chota and Bada Jhandidar to reach Brahmatal.

    It’s a curvy trail sandwiched between valleys on either side. 2.5 to 3 hours is all you need to reach Brahmatal top.

    En route, one gets to see the splendour of the mighty Himalayas, especially the views of Mt. Trishul and Nandaghunti would steal your hearts away.

    The campsite Daldum is located at a distance of about 3 hours away from the peak, with a trail passing through forests.

    Stay overnight at the camps.

  • Day 5 - From Daldum to Lohajung

    Altitude: 2,850 m to 2,325 m

    Time : 2.5 hours,

    Distance: 3.7 km

    A full night’s rest at the Brahmatal campsite, surrounded by trees will energize you for the descend.

    Lohajung is just 3.7kms or approximately 2.5hours away.

    Exit the forest and continue to walk for a half an hour which leads to Malling. The stone trail along the houses on the slopes leads to Lohajung.

    Stay overnight at Lohajung.

  • Day 6 - From Lohajung to Kathgodam

    Depart from Lohajung to Kathgodam.

    The tour concludes here.

Stay

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  • Accommodation in tents/GVMN Guest houses/dormitory, lodges and Home stays on share basis during trekking as per itinerary

Meal

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  • Meals will be during the trek only

Activity

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  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

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  • All camping gear including tents, sleeping bags, sleeping mattress, Liner, Kitchen tent, Dining tent and toilet tent
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  • Good experienced Hindi/ English guide, cooks and porters, mules
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  • First aid box
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  • Insurance of the staff
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  • Permits and entrance fees

Transport

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  • All Transportation in shared non-ac taxi:{PICKUP POINTS to DROP POINT}/Kathgodam to Lohaganj and Lohaganj to Kathgodam

Things To Carry

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  • Rucksack
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  • Trekking pole
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  • 3 pair of trekking pants
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  • 3 pair of cotton t-shirts
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  • 3 pair of woollen full sleeves t-shirts
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  • Windcheater
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  • Poncho
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  • Fleece
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  • Head cover
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  • Medicin
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  • Trekking shoes
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  • Identity proof

Advisory

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  • The fixed departure dates are applicable to a group of 6 people (minimum), both male and female.
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  • If you are group of 6 or more or less and don’t find a suitable date, kindly contact the organizers in advance.
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  • You are advised to keep a buffer day in hand to avoid inconvenience caused due to unpredictable weather conditions in high altitude regions.

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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