Bugyals are the green grass meadows mainly called in Uttarakhand with this name and you must have heard about other names for Meadows when you are in some other places of India, like it is called Marg in Jammu and Kashmir (Sonmarg, Gulmarg etc). In Uttarakhand there are many Bugyals and Bedni Bugyal is one of them. It is also called Ali Bedni and here starts the Roop Kund trek which is a great trek for nature lovers and trekkers.
It is located at the height of 12000 feet above the sea level and one can make the trip accordingly, because it is at high elevation where oxygen level is low and can cause a problem, but unlike any other destination it is one of the amazing trek route where you can spend your time in the lap of Great Himalayas and the views of Himalayas mountains or we can say glaciers which are Trishul Mountains and Nanda Ghunguti Mountain. The lust green meadows will make you amaze, and you will always want to stay there because of its beauty.
Here’s some points to know Ali Bedni or Bedni Bugyal more specifically.
Top Things to do in Bedni Bugyal
Natural Beauty: Bedni Bugyal is a natural paradise with lush green meadows and stunning views of the Himalayan peaks. It is surrounded by the Nanda Ghunti, Trishul, and Hathi Parvat peaks, which offer a breathtaking backdrop to the meadow. The meadow is also home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including oak, deodar, and pine trees, and animals like black bears, leopards, and musk deer.
Trekking: Bedni Bugyal is a popular trekking destination and is part of the Roopkund trekking trail. The trek to Bedni Bugyal is a moderate trek and can be completed in 3-4 days. The trek starts from Lohajung, which is the base camp for the Roopkund trek. The trek passes through dense forests, mountain streams, and remote villages before reaching the meadow.
Adventure Sports: Apart from trekking, Bedni Bugyal is also a popular destination for other adventure sports like camping, rock climbing, and rappelling. The meadow is an ideal location for camping, and there are several camping sites in and around the meadow. Rock climbing and rappelling are also popular activities in the nearby mountains.
Culture: Bedni Bugyal is also known for its rich cultural heritage. The meadow is surrounded by remote villages that have a unique culture and way of life. The villages are home to the Bhotiya and Garhwal tribes, who have a rich history and culture. The villages also have several ancient temples and shrines that are worth visiting.
Photography: Bedni Bugyal is a photographer’s paradise, and there are several opportunities to capture stunning photographs. The meadow is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and is an ideal location for nature photography. The Himalayan peaks and the surrounding forests also offer a great opportunity for landscape and wildlife photography.
How to Reach Bedni Bugyal: –
The Last Village for the Bedni Bugyal Trip is Wan, which situated in the route of Bedni Bugyal. You can stay there before starting trekking to the Bugyal; you will get nearby accommodation like Garhwal Mandal Tourist Rest House. The last places is lohajang Pass which is well connected with Roads but after that you need to trek for around 9 Kms to Wan Village and another 9-10Km for Bedni Bugyal Hills.
Start your Journey from Haridwar or Rishikesh and it will around 300Km from Rishikesh with 20Km Trekking route. You can book cabs or take Buses from the Haridwar/ Rishikesh and start your Journey towards the Great Hills and Scenic beauty the Bedni Bugyal.
Best Time to Visit Bedni Bugyal
Best time to Visit the Bedni Bugyal is May to November. And the place is located at the altitude of 2300-3400 Meters from sea level.
So, if you want to make a trip to amazing hills of Uttarakhand you can go for the Bedni Bugyal and while you’re going to the places in route you can also visit many other places of the Uttarakhand.