Ali Bedni Bugyal is one of the most beautiful alpine meadows situated in Uttarakhand, located at the border Garhwal and Kumaon in Chamoli district. The trek to Bedni Bugyal and Ali Bugyal passes through lush green grassy land, conifer forest clinging into the slopes of hills and steep climbs.
The impregnable trek to Bedni Bugyal and Ali Bugyal passes through the velvety grasslands and the thick coniferous forest clinging to the steep slopes and hills. Bedni Kund in Bedni Bugyal holds great religious importance amongst the locals.
Bedni Bugyal is an alpine meadow in the state of Uttarakhand. It lies directly North of popular hill stations like Nainital, Kausani, Almora and Gwaldam. You’ll see these meadows at an elevation range of around 10,000 ft – 11,000 ft. These meadows are famous for being beautiful landmarks on the Roopkund trail.
It takes two days of climbing to reach Ali and Bedni Bugyal from Lohajung through Wan (rough distance of 10 km). If you’re approaching Ali and Bedni Bugyal from Didna, it takes slightly longer (rough distance of 15 km). Being just south of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary, these meadows have striking views of the peaks within the sanctuary – Mt Nanda Ghunti, Mt Trishul, Maiktoli and Mrigthuni. You also see the Chaukhamba massif from these meadows.
To reach Rishikesh, take a flight to Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun and drive to Rishikesh. (The airport is closer to Rishikesh than to Dehradun.) You could also take a flight to Delhi, and take an overnight train (Nanda Devi Express) to Haridwar and drive to Rishikesh.
Once you reach Rishikesh, you can avail the Indiahikes transport vehicle to Lohajung. If you’re not trekking with Indiahikes, you can hire public transport or a taxi to Lohajung. This is the route to follow: Rishikesh – Devprayag – Srinagar – Rudraprayag – Karanprayag – Turn right to Tharali – Debal – Mundoli – Lohajung