Bhekal Tal – Brahmatal (which means a lake belongs to Lord Brahma) are the high altitude natural lakes in Dewal block of Chamoli district in Uttarakhand, also a famous winter trek among trekkers. Bhekal tal is situated 8 km of the expedition from the base camp Lohajung.
During winter, both the Tal (lake) will be frozen with the hard layer of ice. Bhekaltal’s water flows both direction towards Mundoli & Ratgaon, the source of water of this lake is still unknown, it is in between dense forest of various kinds of tree & Brahmatal is in an open meadow. The distance between both the lakes is 7 kms.
The trek from Lohajung to Bhekal tal passes through dense forest & Bhekal Tal to Brahmatal route passes through open meadows, which offers to behold views of Himalayan range peaks (Trishul, Nandaghunti) & both side valley with villages like Wan, Didina, Ratgaon, Bursol, Dungari etc. This trek accessible around the year, in winter view of the white layer around the valley & another season lush green meadows & forest makes this trek very unique and special.