Brahmatal lake trek is yet another alluring winter trek that needs a definite visit. Nestled in the Uttarakhand Himalayas lies a hidden water body that is as stunning as a sparkling star in the night sky. Brahmatal trek starts from Lohajung, the popular base of Roopkund trek. Therefore, arriving to this amazing trek you will cross the popular tourist spots Kausani, Almora and Bhimtal etc.
The first day of trek from Lohajun is to Bekaltal. You will be crossing the big valley that is a confluence of Kali and Pindari rivers, lush meadows and dense forests. After Bekaltal the next big stop is directly the summit Brahmatal lake. The pathway to the head goes through dense rohdodendrons and oak forests. The huge Telandi meadows are worth watching they transform into flawless snow paddies that enlighten the trek beauty.
Right after this comes the Brahmatal lake. It is a stunning piece of nature on Earth. The peaks of Nanda Ghunti, Trishul and others of clearly seen in the distant sky. Imagine the thrill of camping right near the Brahmatal lake? Well, you will really have a tent setup near the water body. Well the summit is still not here yet.
Next day marks the summit day when you move from the Brahmatal lake to the Brahmatal pass. The pass is the highest point on the hike. You might have never expected the panoramic sight from the pass with Mana, Chaukhambha, Neelkanth, Trishul and Nanda Ghunti and many other high peaks right in front of you. After spending some wonderful moments on the chilly zenith, you will be returning down. Your camping place will be Tilbudi campsite the one you crossed while going upwards.
The return journey will be retraching steps back to Lohajung and then to Kathgodam. As you see Brahmatal is a unique adventure with lifetime memories.