Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek, Uttarakhand
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- 6 Days 5 Nights
- Difficulty - Moderate
Located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 11,686 ft, Ali Bedni Bugyal takes you through the lush green forest of oak, fir and rhododendron, cascading streams and snow-clad Himalayan peaks. On this 6 days trek, feast your eyes with the majestic view of the Chaukhamba range, Neelkanth peak, Kedarnath, Kedar Dome and Mt Trishul
Admire the enchanting Garhwal Himalayas in its full glory on this trekking trail and walk through the cattle grazing grassland alongside the cascading streams of Neel Ganga. Explore the mountain villages of Didna and Wan and the local mountain culture on this trek. Ali Bugyal and Bedni Bugyal are among the most beautiful meadows in the country and are very well known in the trekking community
Ali Bedni Bugyal quick info
Ali Bedni Bugyal trek height: 11,686 f
Ali Bedni Bugyal difficulty level: Moderat
Ali Bedni Bugyal trek distance: 31 k
Ali Bedni Bugyal temperature: 22°C max. during Day to -2°C min. during Nigh
Ali Bedni Bugyal trek best time: May to June and September to October
Who should attend?
Anyone who loves challenges Anyone who has limits to push Anyone looking for an adventure Anyone fit enough for this thrilling experience
Upon reaching Rishikesh meet our representative at a pre determined pickup point and after a short briefing session, start your onward journey to Lohajung
Lohajung is around 256 km from Rishikesh and it takes around 8 hours to reach there
Pass by the scenic hill-stations of Almora, Kausani, etc. and drive along beautiful rivers such as Koshi and Pinda
Upon reaching, check into the homestay. Dinner and overnight stay at Lohajung.
Today after breakfast, begin your 6.5 km trek to Didna Village. It takes around 5-6 hours to reach there
Pass through the mixed forests of oak and bamboo and alongside the stream run by Neel Ganga
Upon reaching the campsite, get mesmerized by the beautiful views all around
Dinner and overnight at Didna Village.
Start your day with a hot and fresh breakfast. Today, you will be passing through the scenic meadow of Ali Bugyal situated at an elevation of 11,686 ft
The village is said to be the highest inhabited location in India
Pass through the lush green forests of oak and rhododendrons and soak yourselves in the majestic views of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges
After spending some time at Ali Bugyal and enjoying the beautiful views of Himalayan peaks such as Mt. Trishul in the backdrop starts your onward trek to Khobal tal
Khobal tal is the forest section between Ali Bugyal and Bedni Bugyal
Upon reaching the campsite have dinner and overnight stay in the tents.
Post breakfast, today we will be covering the second half of the Bugyal, Bedni meadow
On the trekking trail soak yourselves in the scenic vistas of lush green meadows and snow capped mountains
Spend some leisurely time at Bedni kund and don’t forget to capture the crystal clear reflection of the snow studded mountains in the lake
Later start your onward trek to Ghairoli Patal. Upon reaching the campsite, have dinner and overnight stay in camps.
In the morning after breakfast, start your trek to the scenic Wan Village also known as Ran ka Dhar
Pass through the dense forests of Ghairoli Patal, the thick fauna and melodious chirping of mountain birds to reach Wan Village
One can also come across the wild roses inhabiting exotic birds like flycatcher and magpies on the trekking trail
After spending some time exploring the Wan village, drive to Loharjung
Dinner and overnight stay at Lohajung.
Stay Not Included
Early morning post breakfast, board transportation from here to Rishikesh
Upon reaching Rishikesh, bid farewell to your fellow trekkers and end your Bedni Bugyal trek with beautiful memories.
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• Transportation during the journey from the pickup on day 01 to drop on day 06 is covered.
• Accommodation- Stay is included from Day 1 to Day 5 (Lohagunj to Lohagunj). Rooms will be shared with fellow trekkers
• Meals – Dinner at Lohagunj on Day 1 to breakfast at Lohagunj on Day 6 are included. We provide simple vegetarian food on all days of the trek
• Accommodations on sharing basis as per itinerary
• Experienced local guide/trek guide
• Basic first aid kit
• Any additional expenses such as personal nature/medical emergency.
• Additional accommodation/food costs incurred due to any delayed travel.
• Any other meals not mentioned in package inclusions.
• Any airfare/rail fare other than what is mentioned in “inclusions” or any type of transportation from which is outside the itinerary.
• Parking and monument entry fees during sightseeing.
• Additional costs due to flight cancellations, landslides, roadblocks, and other natural calamities or delays.
• Any other services not specified above in inclusions.
HOW TO REACH
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun serves as the nearest airport to Rishikesh. Visitors can take a direct flight to Dehradun from Mumbai or Delhi or connecting flights from anywhere in India. Local vehicles can be availed from outside the airport to reach Rishikesh by road from Dehradun
By Train: Rishikesh Junction Railway Station is well-connected to all the surrounding major cities. Visitors can easily find frequent trains to Rishikesh from Delhi and Dehradun
By Road: Rishikesh is well connected by roads to all major cities and towns, so visitors as per their choice and comfort can take the bus to reach Rishikesh smoothly. Rishikesh is connected to Chandigarh, Delhi, Dehradun, and Nainital through a good network of roads.
Policy and Terms
- If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- If cancellation are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- If cancellation are made 0 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days.
Q: What are some important tips for the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek?
A: Follow all the instructions given by your guides. The stay will be in tents on double/triple sharing. The climatic conditions in the mountains can change from time to time, so please pack your bags accordingly.
Q: Are Ali Bugyal and Bedni Bugyal the same?
A: No, it is not the same. We will be covering Ali Bugyal on Day 3 and Bedni Bugyal on Day 4. The twin Bugyal of Ali and Bedni are the most scenic meadows.
Q: What is the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek group size?
A: Usually, the trek group consists of 20-24 people in one batch including males and females.
Q: What is the total distance one will be covering in Bedni Bugyal trek?
A: Ali Bedni Bugyal trek distance is 31 km which we will be covering in 5 nights and 6 days.
Q: Is this trek safe?
A: Yes, Bedni Bugyal trek is one of the safest treks. Since it is a high altitude trek, one must take an adequate amount of time to get acclimatized.
Q: What kind of food will be provided for the trek?
A: Healthy and nutritious vegetarian food which is recommended in the mountains is provided on all days of trek.
Q: What is the level of fitness expected from the trekkers?
A: The Ali Bedni Bugyal trek can be done by almost anyone. A nominal level of fitness is however mandatory to cover the whole distance. You are required to be physically as well as mentally fit to complete the whole trek.
Q: Is it safe to visit Bedni Bugyal in winters?
A: No, due to heavy snowfall and hailstorm it is not advisable to go for this trek after November. Weather is unpredictable during winter time.
Q: What is the average Ali Bedni Bugyal temperature throughout the year?
A: The average temperature of Bedni Bugyal is 22°C max. during Daytime to -2°C min. during Nighttime.
Q: Is this trek safe for girls?
A: Absolutely. The safety of girls is of foremost importance to us. We always create a friendly environment for everyone on the trek. All our guides and other support crew are carefully chosen for your trips who are very experienced and reliable.
Q: What type of shoes are required for this trek package?
A: The best suited shoes for this trek route are the ones that are breathable and light in weight. Also, ankle support is a very important thing to take care of while buying the perfect pair of shoes. You can go for brands like- Decathlon, Wildcraft, Quechua, etc. In the winters, you’ll require gators or gumboots which you can rent from the base village.
Q: What should I wear during this trek package?
A: When going for this trekking experience, you must know that you will be facing colder climatic conditions, therefore your clothing needs to be warm. From fleece jackets to layer-able clothes, these items are a must. You should bring woolen clothes while making sure that you pack extra. In addition to this, items like woolen caps, gloves, socks, etc are also a must.
Q: How difficult is the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek?
A: Ali Bedni Bugyal trek difficulty level is considered as an easy to moderate trek with a mix of steep and gradual ascent. But for that, you need to prepare yourself. For this, you can start jogging every day and then do cycling for some time.
Q: What should I keep in mind before going for the Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek?
A: Always follow the instructions of your trek guide Avoid wasting food and water Wear shoes that fit you, have proper grip and are waterproof so that you can trek comfortably Don’t forget to bring your personal medications as you might not find specific medicines there Pack well and make sure that you do not bring unnecessary items