BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors

Tripoto
14th Jan 2018
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Day 1

15th Jan 2k19 (Kathgodam to lohajung)

We woke up at 6 am and got ready for the day of journey from kathgodam to our base camp lohajung.
We started our journey at 7:15 am (210km, 7600 ft above sea level From kathgodam, lohajung was about 10-12 hrs journey in tempo traveller with my team.
Along Kosi River, moving along narrow hill roads, ascent and descent.
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The sights were mesmerizing and the company was just awesome.

Kathgodam Railway station , Kathgodam ,Uttarakhand

Photo of BrahmaTal, Uttarakhand, India by Anil T Jadhav

Almora Gopeshwar road

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Almora kausani road , Trishul peak view

Photo of BrahmaTal, Uttarakhand, India by Anil T Jadhav

Around 8:45 pm we reached lohajung - base camp A tiny village in the laps of Himalaya, we were welcomed with Hot cup of tea and introduced to our trek leader (Dev Singh Danu and supporting staff), gave us brief of ours trek. The temperature was 1°C when we arrived. We were served dinner and left for our rooms to take rest and get ready for the next few days.

Day 2

16th Jan 2k19 Lohajung to Bekaltal.

Duration :- 7-8hours, altitude:- 9500fts
The day was started with an early morning cup of tea, got up and came out from a room in freezing cold, the sunrise view was incredible.
Some pics of the magical morning in the lohajung!!!

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

View of Mt Nandaghunti from guest house

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

We got ready, had our breakfast and we pulled up our bags, trekking sticks started our trek from lohajung through stone trial, walking through mountains of lohajung, through the forest trail. At the start of a trek, every ten minutes of walk every one of us starts feeling tired, after a quick minutes rest, quick bites of chocolates for refreshment, we moved along. All of us wrapped in jackets, t-shirts, thermals, hand gloves, caps. As the body heated up we subsequently reduced the layers. as we climbed we came across views of valley, forest, trees.

Serinity

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

As we going up started feeling cold after 4-5 hours of trekking between dust and heat. we got the first sight of snow on the trail to Bekaltal, it was all snow and cold. every step was put forthwith utmost attention as the ground was slippery and the track got narrowed, narrow tracks covered with snow foregoing footprints it was a view to admire.

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

Finally, we reached our campsite Bekaltal after 7-8 hours trekking. The sights were magnificent at camp.

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

We took off our backpacks and shoes to give some rest, we served a hot cup of tea and lunch was prepared by our Munna bhaiyya and staff. We had lunch at 2:45 pm. We got play time of 2hours, played snow volleyball, shuttle badminton and cards. We had soup, moved to Bekaltal lake, the lake was completely Frozen.This lake is beautiful in midst of the oak forest.

We spend quality time near bekaltal moved towards the campsite, the sun was about to set.

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

Sunset point ,Bekaltal camp

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

Witnessing the sunset over these Himalayan ranges was an awesome experience. As darkness took over daylight, fire lit our faces. A fire kept us alive in freezing cold.

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

We had dinner in light of the campfire, after the dinner we packed ourselves in our sleeping bags and slept.

Day 3

17th Jan 2k19

Bekaltal to Brahmatal camp site.
Duration:- 6-8 hours
Distance:- 7-8 km
Altitude:-9500 to 10500 ft
some among us felt that backpack was heavy and they decided to give their bags to carry on mules and trek without backpacks.
We started trekking in the snow-laden forest at 7:45 am, climbs steeply.

Snow laden forest

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

After an hour of climbing, we entered the meadows which end at Jhandi point.

Snow meadow

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Jhandi point view

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

From Jhandi top, a decent trail leads to our brahmatal campsite after two hour of the walk.en route we get lord Brahma temple, one among few.

Lord Brahma temple

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

We reached campsite around 1:45 pm We had lunch, followed by sunbath. At 4:00 pm we went to Brahmatal lake and We spent time till sunset. The evening we saw the snowfall for the first time in life.

BrahmaTal camp site

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Sun bath ????

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

With supecool snowman

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

Sun set point BrahmTal camp site

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

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Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

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Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

BrahmaTal lake

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Day 4

18th jan 2k19

Brahmtal to Khamila top
Duration:- 4 hours
altitude:- 10500 ft to 13120 ft

We packed our day packs, started trek early morning 6:30 am, we started climbing up it was tougher compared to previous days, we reached the summit at 11:00 am.
We saw the magnificent view of mt Trishul and mt Nandaghunti.

Mt Trishul

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

Mt Nandhagunti

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

12 strong doctor's

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

There are some moments in life that you hold on to forever, Moments that wish you never end, Moments that you stop your heart and leave you breathless, Moments that make you wonder the infinite, I’m pretty sure that this is one of that moment.

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

Our team at Khamila point ,Brahmtal Standing:- left to Right – Nikhil, Sachin, Chidanand, Pramod, Bharath kt, Ketan, Suraj, Sankalp, Alankar, Pradeep, Sitting:- left to right Harish, Anil T Jadhav

Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav
Photo of BrahmTal trek with 12 strong Buddy Doctors by Anil T Jadhav

After 2 hours at the khamila top, we started the descent to our campsite Brahmtal, reached there by 3:00 pm.

Day 5

19th jan

Way back to lohajung base camp.

We started early morning and reached by 2:00 pm and here our trek is complete.

Thank you so much HIMALAYATREKKERS for an awesome experiance.