Day 1: Reach at Lohajung (7,600 ft.), 210 Km drive from Kathgodam
Drive to Lohajung which takes about 9-10 hours from Kathgodam with stunning views of high altitude peaks like Trishul, Maiktoli, Nanda Devi, Ghori Parvat, Nanda Khat, Hathi Parvat, and Ghori Parvat. Take a small halt at Kausani for refreshments and make some memories with your camera as the views here are seriously unforgettable. Lohajung serves as the beginning point and the base camp for the Brahmatal trek. After reaching Lohajung, the stay will be in Guest House/Camp/Homestay on sharing basis. There are many local shops where you can buy jackets, hand gloves, caps, shoes, etc. if need be. However, it is advised that you carry all the required things for trek beforehand and not rely on any shop. Transport will be arranged at an additional cost from Kathgodam Railway Station at 06:30 AM. Cost of the cab – Rs. 5,500 per vehicle.
Day 2: Drive from Lohajung to Wan. Trek from Wan (2,438 m / 8,000 ft.) to Ghairoli Patal (3,205 m / 10,515 ft.)
Initially, the trek from Wan village to Ghairoli Patal will give you altitude rise of about 2,515 ft., this is about 4-5 hours of the trek through the dense oak and rhododendron forests following the Neel Ganga River and witness the captivating beauty of nature. Just as you have makes your way through this maze of trees, there is a lot of flora and fauna to be seen around. The trail for the first 2 km odd goes on to the ridge top- Ranaka Dhar above Wan village. Overnight stay at Ghairoli Patal.
Day 3: Ghairoli Patal (3,205 m / 10,515 ft.) to Abin Kharak (3,410 m / 11,185 ft.) via Ali Bugyal (3,450 m / 11,500 ft.)
The trail to Ali Buygal is quite steeply into an oak and rhododendron forest in the first half an hour. After some climbing steps on stones, the trail opens to the lush green meadow with blooms in a wide range of varieties and the trail will take you to Ali Bugyal. Suddenly, there comes a point where all the great tall trees fall back abruptly and there is grass all over, like a green carpet laid everywhere for you, from this point the trek is a bit sympathetic for the climbers, this will take you to another 1,000 ft. of altitude. This means you have arrived at Ali Bugyal. From here, Abin Kharak campsite is less than a kilometer. After a wonderful day, spend the night here.
Day 4: Abin Kharak (3,410 m / 11,185 ft.) to Ghairoli Patal (3,205 m / 10,515 ft.) via Bedni Bugyal Top (3,658 m / 12,000 ft.)
Start your trek to Ghairoli Patal via Bedni Bugyal from Ali Bugyal. The trek towards through the velvet green meadows and beautiful atmosphere. The lush green meadows spread all over the highlands. Bedni Top is a vast meadow which offers good views of Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, Chaukhambha and Neelkanth peaks. Reflection of Mr. Trishul (7,120 meters) on the divine Bedni Kund is just fabulous. The grassland soon makes way to a line of trees, and dense forest area called Gharoli Patal can be covered within 2 hours. Reach the destination sometime late in the afternoon and rest for the day; overnight stay in camps.
Day 5: Ghairoli Patal (3,205 m / 10,515 ft.) to Wan (2,438 m / 8,000 ft.); 6 Km, 3 hours & drive to Lohajung
Today you would be leaving this pristine lap of Mother Nature. After having breakfast, start walking to Lohajung from Ghairoli Patal followed by some steep descending trail. It takes 3 hours to trek down to Wan through thick oak and rhododendron forests once again following Neel Ganga River. After a steep descends, Neel Ganga River welcomes you. Here, you can dip your aching foot in the cool water and it can be nothing less than a luxury spa session in the woods. You will reach Lohajung by the afternoon. This day could be used to rest as well as playing Cricket, Football, Volleyball or many other outdoor games at our Maujkaro Camps and at the end of the day, you can explore the small town and hear the mythological stories by the locals and immerse in their culture. Stay in the Maujkaro Camps.
Day 6: Drive from Lohajung to Kathgodam
Depart from Lohajung to Kathgodam Railway Station early in the morning, preferably before 06:30 AM since the journey takes 10-11 hours. Expected to reach Kathgodam by 07:00 PM. Transport will be arranged at an additional cost from Lohajung at 06:30 AM. Cost of the cab – Rs. 5,500 per vehicle.