bedni bugyal trek

Bedni Bugyal is one of the most beautiful mountain pastures located in Uttarakhand, on the border between Garhwal and Kumaon, in the district of Chamoli.The hike to Bedni Bugyal and Ali Bugyal passes through a green and grassy land, a coniferous forest hanging on the slopes of the hills and steep climbs.

Trek Starting Point

 Kathgodam

Mode of Travel

Cab and Trek

Trek Distance

35 KM

Trek Duration

6 DAYS

Region

Uttarakhand / Himalayan

Trek Grade

Moderate  

Max Altitude

13000 Ft.

Trek pick up point

Kathgodam

Bedni Bugyal, at 3,354 meters above sea level, offers the varied colors and diversified splendors of nature and is considered one of the finest peaks of the Garhwal Mountain meadows (altitude 3354 meters), famous for its flowers and its wild high altitude grass in the spring thaw and thaw the splendid view of the Great Himalayas.

This well-laid out meadow of Bedni Bugyal offers visitors the most fascinating trekking opportunities, discovering picturesque mountains, deep valleys and high mountains along the most memorable sunsets and sunrises, as well as the most enormous western flanks of Trishul and Nanda Ghunti bringing paradise to earth. Trekking to Bedni Bugyal will drive hikers to the highest bugyal of Uttarakhand.

Bugyal means that high altitude meadows offer the most scenic and lush environments along the Bedni Bugyal treks. In addition to this, Lake Vaitarni (also called Bedni Kund) can also be seen in this area known for the rare flower of Brahma Kamal, and is also a major stopover during the ritual procession Nanda Devi Raj Jaat Yatra. every 12 years. Hikers can also mark their presence on the famous Roopkund Trek which serves en route during the Bugyal Trekking.

Short Overview

bedni bugyal trek itinerary

DAY  1Kathgodam to Lohajung Drive 210 km (10 hrs drive)
DAY 2Lohargunj to Didna Village. Distance –  7.5 KM
DAY 3Didna Village to Ali Bugyal. Distance –  10.5km
DAY 4Ali Bugyal to Geroli Parhar via Bedni Bugyal and Bedani Peak Distance –  7 km
DAY 5Geroli Parhar to Van to Lohajung Distance – 12 KM
DAY 6 Lohajung to Kathgodam Drive 210 km (10 hrs drive)

Bedni Bugyal Trek Itinerary

Day 1: Pickup from Kathgodam in the morning and reach Lohajung

Travel Distance

210 km,

Driving Time

10-11 hrs.

Accommodation

Guest house stay

Max Altitude

7,622ft
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The journey will not take more than 10 hours. Vehicles depart at 6:30 am from the parking lot at Kathgodham Station for bedni bugyal trek through scenic and winding roads in the Kumaon and Garhwal areas. The road is almost always foggy or misty and passes through the vegetation of the coniferous forest. The last leg of the day runs from Deval to Lohajung.

The extremely winding and winding road gains considerable height. Roads are so exciting to drive that even the smallest cars and trucks that arrive send goose bumps. It is usually rainy and foggy most of the time and temperatures are very cold. The night is spent guest house

Day – 2 : Lohargunj to Didna Village

Trek Distance

7.5 km,

Trek Time

5-6 hrs.

Accommodation

Guest house stay

Max Altitude

6 7,662 to 8,045 ft.
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Trek to Didina with a gentle walk along a rocky path, then gradually, a path that went down. After crossing an iron bridge on the Neel Ganga known as Raun Bagad, you will soon be able to see the purest form of the Neel Ganga. The aura around the bugyal bedni is at peace.

Hikers can capture the scenery or even spend quality time and fill bottles of water from here. After the ascent to Didina, the perfume of rhododendron welcomes you in the village of Didina, located at an altitude of 2450 meters.

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Day – 3 : Didna village to Ali Bugyal

Trek Distance

10.5 km,

Trek Time

6-7 hours

Accommodation

Tent stay

Max Altitude

8,045 to 11,320 ft
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Today’s hike consists of crossing the beautiful village of Ali Bugyal, located at 3,400 m altitude, one of the highest inhabited places in the country. Sitting at the top of the mountain, Ali Bugyal is clearly visible, even from a distance.

Roopkund Trekking path will capture you to the top of this mountain. On the way to Roopkund Trek, one can find the local shepherd colonies known as Tolpani and their huge flocks of sheep.

Take a break, take a walk, share their food and rejoice! As we go up, the vegetation of the trees is gradually reduced and the united grasslands begin. Before that, we could have seen & nbsp; oaks, birches and rhododendrons growing in abundance in the surroundings.

If you have the chance to visit the site in the spring, hikers can enjoy the beautiful view of the valley covered with thousands of brightly colored Rhododendron flowers.

The climb takes about 3 to 4 hours to reach Ali Bugyal and what a view! Large expanses of green meadows meet with the eye and your heart is already rocking and wandering on their slopes. During the summer months, the bugiyal is covered with a blanket of vast expanses of grass and flowers. It serves as pasture for horses and wild cows.

On the way to Roopkund, discover the summit of the Himalayan mountain from Ali Bugiyal If the weather is clear, it is easy to spot the peaks of Trishul and Mrighthuni, the highest peaks of this part of the Himalayas. Another half-hour hike will take you to Bedni, the third day’s campsite. After lunch, visit the nearby Bedni Kund Temple. In good weather, you may be able to admire the Garhwal Himalayan mountain ranges.

Day 4 : Ali Bugyal to Geroli Parhar via Bedni Bugyal and Bedani Peak

Trek Distance

7 km, Each way.

Trek Time

5-7 hours

Accommodation

Tent stay

Max Altitude

11,320 to 13,000 ft
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Today being the 4th day of the trek, you can choose to start a little late and sleep a little more. Start the hike to Geroli Parhar via Bedni Bugyal from Ali Bugyal, then head for the green and velvety meadows. The green meadows extend on the mountains. On almost all the trekking trails of Garhwal has become very popular and it has become the attraction of tourists.

It offers the reflection of the mount. Trishul (7,120 meters) on the divine Bedni kund is just great! Trek descends gradually to Geroli Parhar and can be covered in 2 hours. The hike ends in Geroli. Night in the tents.

Day – 5 Geroli Parhar to Van to Lohajung

Trek Distance

12 km,

Trek Time

6-7 hours

Accommodation

Tent stay

Max Altitude

7622ft.
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Last day of the bugyal trek Bedni. Wake up in the morning, have breakfast and descend gradually from Geroli Parhar, pass through the dense forest and descend continuously to the iron bridge called Raun Bagad. There is a gradual ascent of the bridge and can be covered for about an hour. After that, you reached Wan. By car from Wan to Lohajung, about an hour drive

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Day 6: Lohajung to Kathgodam

Trek Distance

210 km,

Trek Time

10-hours

Accommodation

N/A

Max Altitude

7622ft
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Departure after breakfast in the morning, our trek services will end at Lohajung You will reach Kathgodam between 6 pm and 7 pm.