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Brahmatal Trek 6 Days trip from Kathgodam

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Duration

6 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Things to Carry
  • Backpack & rain cover: (50 - 60 ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps
  • Day pack + rain cover: 20 - 30 ltr (If hiring a mule or porter)
  • Walking stick: Advisable (At least one)
  • Head torch: 1 Nos.
  • Water bottle/Hydration pack: 2 bottles of one litre each
  • People who use a hydration pack
  • 1 hydration pack and 1 bottle of one litre
  • Carry at least one thermos flask
  • Snacks Energy bars, dry fruits, electrical/or
  • Personal Medical Kit: Consult your doctor
  • T-shirts: 2 Full sleeves (Non-cotton)
  • Fleece T-shirts: 1 Nos.
  • Fleece jacket: 1 Nos. (Alternative: a woollen sweater)
  • Down feather / Hollofil jacket: 1 Nos.
  • Wind & waterproof (jacket & pant): 1 Pair
  • Thermal inners (upper and lower): 1 Pair
  • Trek pants: 2 Synthetic (avoid shorts, fitting denim, capris)
  • Poncho: 1 Nos.
  • Personal Utilities
  • Sunscreen cream
  • Moisturiser
  • Toilet Paper & wipes
  • Lip balm
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Antibacterial powder
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Sun cap 1 Nos: (One that covers the neck as well)
  • Woollen cap: 1 Nos.
  • Balaclava: 1 Nos.
  • Neck-gaiters: 1 Nos.
  • Sunglasses
  • Dark with a side cover, it should be U/V protected.
  • People who wear spectacles-
  • (A)- Use contact lenses. (Not for Chadar trek)
  • (B)- Photochromatic glasses.
  • Trekking shoes: 1 Pair (Waterproof, high ankle with good grip)
  • Floaters/flip-flops: 1 Pair (Optional)
  • Cotton socks: 5 pairs
  • Woollen socks: 3 pairs
  • Gaiters: 1 Pair (TTH team will notify you if required)
  • Waterproof gloves: 1 Pair
  • Fleece/woollen gloves: 1 Pair

Itinerary

Day 1:- Kathgodam to Lohajung

Altitude 7,662 ft.
Stay in the guest house
Drive 210 km (10 hrs drive)
Local market and network are available
Pick up time 06:00 am at the parking of Kathgodham railway station
Route:- Kathgodam - Bheem Tal - Almora - Kausani - Gwaldam - Dewal - Lohajung.

Day 2:- Lohajung to Bekaltal

9,690 ft, 4-5 hrs trek, 6 km
One-third of the trek through the village and the rest through frost
Stay in a tent
Moderate-level ascent through the forest
Hot lunch at the camp
Spring and manmade water points are available
Go to Bekaltal lake for an evening walk
Bekaltal lake is 15 minutes walk from the campsite

Day 3:- Bekaltal to Brahmatal

10,450 ft, 6 – 7 hrs trek, 7 km
The first 1.3 hours is a steep ascent via Bekaltal Lake, then a gradual ascent for a few hours, and at last steep descent and then gradual descent till campsite
Hot lunch/packed lunch, depending on weather and snow condition
No water points, it’s advisable to carry at least 2 liters of water
A very scenic day can see Shivalik and the greater Himalayas both
Go to Brahmatal lake for an evening walk, 500 meters far from the campsite
Stay in a tent

Day 4: Brahmatal to Tilbudi via Brahmatal Pass

Altitude:- 10,450 ft. to 11,250 ft. via 12,200 ft.
Trek:- 7 km, 7-8 hrs
Moderate level of ascent till Brahmaltal pass (few slops have steep ascent)
After passing, all descent to Tilbudi campsite
No water points, it’s advisable to carry at least 2 liters of water
Rhododendron and Oak Forest
Lunch on the summit (packed lunch)
360 degrees of view from the summit
First 180 degree angle covers Chaukhambha, Mandir, Mana, Nilgiri, Neelkanth, Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, and Maitoli all the way to the Panchachuli ranges, rest is Shivalik Himalayas

Day 5: Tilbudi to Lohajung via Wan

Altitude: 11,250 ft. to 7,650 ft. via 8,000 ft.
Time: 5-6 hours, 4 km trek + 1-hour drive to Lohajung
Gradual and steep mixed descent
You will find one spot to refill your water bottles
Lunch on the way (packed lunch)
A walking stick and kneecap will help a lot
Stay in the guest house

Day 6:- Lohajung to Kathgodam

10 hrs drive
Drive 210 km
After morning tea move to Kathgodam (breakfast and lunch on the way)
Reach Kathgodam by 6:00 pm
On the way to Kathgodam at Kausani, you can buy herbal tea and some souvenirs

Included/Exclude

  • Inclusions:-
  • 1. Accommodation. (Guesthouse, Homestay, Camping)
  • 2. Meals while on trek (Veg.+ Egg)
  • 3. Trek equipment (Sleeping bag, mattress, Kitchen & dining tent, crampon, utensils, tent)
  • 4. All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • 5. First aid medical kits, stretcher, and oxygen cylinder.
  • 6. Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide, and Support staff.
  • 7. Transport from Kathgodam to Loharjung and return.
  • 8. TTH Staff insurance.
  • Exclusions:-
  • 1. Any kind of personal expenses.
  • 2. Food during transit.
  • 3. Insurance.
  • 4. Mules or porters to carry personal luggage.
  • 5. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head

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Sudheer Duppala

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