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ALI BEDNI BUGYAL TREK

StateUttarakhand
Difficulty LevelEasy to moderate
Duration6 Days
Start PointLohajung
End PointLohajung
Highest altitude11350 ft 
Day Temperature12 to 20 Deg
Night Temperature12 to 4 Deg 

Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek Overview

Bugyal – the other name for high altitude grassland or meadow in local language of Mountains. Ali Bedni Bugyal is a duo of Ali and Bedni Bugyals  and is among the few high altitude Bugyals of the country which has everything a trekker wishes for. Being a perfect example of modern day wallpaper, Ali Bedni Bugyal is a high altitude Bugyal located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Situated at an altitude of 3459 metres above sea level, this high alpine meadow offers magnificent views of the himalayan peaks like Mt. Chaukhamba, Mt. Nanda Ghunti and Mt. Trishul. One can surely sit here for hours gazing the grassland with snow clad Himalayan Peaks in the backdrop.  For a clear view and panoramic view of all the peaks one can trek to Bedni Top which is a 20 min hike from the Bugyal. Another piece of beauty is the Bedni Kund, which lies amidst the meadows. During the months of September and October one can easily spot Brahma Kamal, the state flower of Uttarakhand. The trek to Bedni Bugyal is of easy grade and can be done by beginners also. 

What is special about Ali Bedni Bugyal trekking?

  • One of the best Post Monsoon Trek in India
  • Never ending grasslands with a view of the Himalayan peaks like Mt. Trishul, Mt. Nanda Ghunti and Mt. Chaukhamba
  • Easy to moderate level trek doable by first time as well as experienced trekker
  • Ideal Trek for Families
  • Most beautiful sunsets with flock of sheeps grazing the meadows
  • A rejuvenating experience for your soul

BRAHMATAL TREK ITINERARY

  • Trekkers will be picked up point near Railway station at 6:00 AM
  • 8-10 Hours drive to Lohajung 
  • Halt at the guest house/hotel in Lohajung.
  • Dinner at Lohajung.
  • A quick introduction with team members and fellow trekkers at the guest house
  • Trek from Lohajung to Didna Village after breakfast
  • Today’s trek is easy
  • Just enjoy a home stay experience at Didna Village
  • Acclimatization walk and engagement activities
  • Evening refreshments followed by dinner
  • Leave for Ali Bugyal and Khobal Tal Campsite after breakfast
  • The trek will pass through forests of Oak and Rhododendrons before opening up to large meadows of Ali Bugyal
  • Carry water and ORS both for this day
  • Steep ascend at start and gradual ascend towards the end.
  • Arrival at the campsite by late noon.
  • Evening walk and refreshment.
  • Dinner and overnight stay at the camps
  • Trek to Gheroli Patal Camp site Via Bedni Bugyal after the breakfast.
  • Gradual ascend and descends throughout the day.
  • Arrival at the summit point with Himalayan peaks like Mt. Trishul, Mt. Nanda Ghuti, Mt. Chaukhambha, Nilgiri, Neelkanth in the backdrops.
  • Rest and packed lunch at the Summit point.
  • Descend down to Gheroli Patal campsite from the summit point. 
  • Arrival at the campsite followed by evening refreshments.
  • Dinner and stay at the camps
  • Trek to Wan Village from Gheroli Patal campsite after breakfast.
  • Visit Latu Devta Temple
  • Drive back to Lohajung
  • Arrival at Lohajung around 2:30 PM
  • Rest for the day and enjoy the completion of your trek
  • Departure from Lohajung to Kathgodam/Dehradun/
  • 230 km ride back to Dehradun via Karnaprayag, Rudraprayag, Devprayag
  • Expected time of arrival 8 P.M 

Trek Essentials

TSS Jumbo Bag

  • Backpack/Ruck Sack (at least 55 Litres) and a small day bag ( upto 15 litres) for summit day
  • Poncho/Raincoat and Rain Cover for Ruck Sack
  • 2 Quick Dry T-shirts (preferably Full Sleeves) and Track Pants
  • Warm Jacket preferably a down jacket or an equivalent heavy jacket to protect from cold at night
  • Comfortable Shoes with a good grip and ankle support. We recommend Quechua Forclaz 100 or similar shoe
  • A pair of fleece jacket or fleece upper
  • Good Thermals for insulation at night
  • Lip Balm and Cold Cream
  • Sun Cap or Sunscreen (SPF 30+)
  • Dark Sunglasses. People who wear spectacle may use photochromatic lenses in their spects
  • 2 pair of warm socks and at least 2 pair of normal cotton socks
  • 1 Pair of slippers/Sandals
  • Woolen Cap and Gloves for night
  • Toiletries – Tooth brush, Tooth paste, Liquid soap, Hand Sanitizers, Slippers, Light Towel, Toilet Roll (Avoid wet tissues as they are not eco friendly)
  • Torch or Headlamp with extra pair of batteries
  • Personal Medical Kit: Crocin-Fever, Avomine-Motion Sickness, Avil 25mg – Allergies, Combiflam, Disprin-headache, Norflox TZ & Lomofen-diarrhea, digene-acidity, omez/rantadine  antacid, crepe bandages, band aids, ORS, betadiene or antiseptic cream, moov spray/volini, cotton, gauze.
  • Water bottle 1 L or Hydration bag 2 L
  • Other personal accessories – Camera, Tripod, mobile charger, power banks(as there will be no electricity during the trek)

Note:

  • Note: AC doesn’t run on hills in fixed departure batches. Standard Non AC vehicles are provided for transportation
  • Being a high altitude trek, this trek is suitable for climbers with good physical condition and stamina.
  • This is a tentative itinerary which may change as per weather conditions
  • We expect you to carry your rucksacks, in case if you want them to be carried by mules back pack offloading charge up to Rs. 300/bag/day is applicable
  • In case of any natural calamity the company will not be able to refund the trip charges, for more details check our cancellation policy

FAQ's

The difficulty level of Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek is easy to moderate level. Spread over 6 days the ascends are of easy grading with few difficult sections. 

Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek cost varies from Rs. 8500 to Rs. 9500 depending on the group size and the time of the year you are planning to do it. Being a very popular trek there are many companies which sell this trek online but only few companies are service providers.

May, June, September and October are the best months to do Ali Bedni Bugyal Treks.

Yes a beginner can do Ali Bedni Bugyal trek. If you are a beginner and planning this trek you should have three things in mind.

  1. Physical fitness : You don’t have to be a fitness freak to do a trek it is just that basic fitness should be maintained. You should not be obese and should not have any medical ailments.
  2. Mental fitness : You should come with an open mindset and be ready for the harsh conditions winters have to offer.
  3. Gear : Being a Monsoon trek good gear is extremely essential.

Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek is an easy to moderate level trek and is very safe for trekkers

You can keep extra luggage in the base village for any particular trek. There are no cloak roo charges applicable. Its free of cost

If you are going on a trek don’t expect mobile signals. There are few spots on the trails of few treks where you might find a single tower or something but it always depends if that is enough to make a call or not.

As there are no permanent toilets on the trek, we carry toilet tents which are dry toilets so you need to carry wet tissues/tissue wipes with you.

Yes, TSS team can organize private batches for individual groups, but the cost of the trek may vary according to the number of members in your group. You can talk to our trek coordinator via whatsapp/call to get the customized group rates.

It’s a strict no. If you fall sick during the trek due to alcohol consumption TheSearchingSouls has the right to cancel your trek and send you back to base village. No expenses shall be refunded in that case and you will have to pay additional for stay at base village.

Start running/walking at least 3-4 Kms everyday.

If it’s a snow trek a good trekking shoe is mandatory. If you buy a new shoe do walk for few days so that it fits you well and doesn’t leave you with blisters while you trek. If it is a summer trek or post monsoon trek a shoe with good grip and ankle support will do.

We provide 3 Veg meals and evening Snacks. There will be no non veg served during the trek. Eggs may or may not be served depending on the trek.

We will provide sleeping bags, inner liners,
sleeping mats, tents. You just need to carry
your personal gear.
List of personal Gear is in our website
under Trek Essentials.

Himalaya Journeys Treks &Expedition prides itself on being prepared for any emergency situation. Our guides are trained in first aid and can deal with most of the basic ailments that occur during a trek. Every camp site has basic first aid and oxygen cylinders But if a serious emergency occurs, we will evacuate you to the base village and nearest hospital but the expenses of that has to be borne by the individual

How to reach the basecamp of Ali Bedni Bugyal trek- Lohajung?

Lohajung is the base camp for the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek, and it is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India. You can use the following modes of transportation to reach Lohajung:

By Air: The Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the closest airport to Lohajung, approximately 220 km away. Once you arrive at the airport, you can easily hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Lohajung. The total duration of the journey from the airport to the base camp is estimated to be around 9-10 hours.

By Train: The nearest railway station to Lohajung is Kathgodam Railway Station, located around 210 km away. From the railway station, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Lohajung. The journey takes around 8-9 hours.

By Road: Lohajung is well connected by road to major cities in Uttarakhand. Buses and taxis are available from cities like Delhi, Dehradun, Haridwar, and Kathgodam. The nearest major town to Lohajung is Karnaprayag, which is around 23 km away. From Karnaprayag, you can hire a taxi or take a local bus to reach Lohajung.

Why Book with TSS?

Higesht Rated
First Jumbo Bag
Easy rescheduling

Ali Bedni Bugyal Duo also known as “God’s own meadows” is a picturesque trekking destination. It has a mythological significance as well. It is said that Vyasa recited Mahabharata to Lord Ganesha at this place where he wrote the verses of the epic Tale. It is also falls on the way to the ancient route of the Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra and the famous Roopkund Trek which is now banned after the orders of High coourt of Uttarakhand. 

Synopsis of the Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek

Our company, The Searching Soul, offers exciting trekking opportunities in the Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek, a place that offers a magnificent view of the celestial sky, super abundant meadows and snow paths. We organize Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek specially for Post monsoon trekking as it is a favourable option for trekkers during this time of the year. The Post monsoon trek of Ali Bedni Bugyal propounds trekking with adventure in an easy approach which automatically makes it a convenient option. It is fully embraced with natural wonders that makes it one of the most sought after treks in Uttarakhand. 

The base camp for the trek is at Lohajung. The camp is approximately 8-9 hours drive from Dehradun and this journey offers many picturesque locations like Devprayag. The difficulty level of the Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek is of easy to moderate grade. May, June, September and October are best months to undertake the trek. 

TheSearchingSouls team work with a motive to explore the non-commercialized destinations in India through the medium of trekking. Our aim is to focus on the minor details to make comfort accessible to the trekkers while scouting in the nature. We are an expert and have an upper hand in the tours and excursion activities which are related to trekking.

Safety with TSS

The Searching Souls have always taken Safety as the utmost Priority in their Treks. We Have a “Zero Negligence” approach toward Safety. As a result, we have taken the Following Steps.

Medical Tents: TSS is the Only Company in the Country that Pitches dedicated Medical Tents to The Slopes at all their Campsites. The Medical Tents consist of a Stretcher, Oxygen Cylinder, First Aid Kits, Oxymeters, and a few other facilities depending on the Slope and the nature of kedarkanta trek. 

Qualified Trek leaders: All Our Trek Leaders are Qualified From the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering and have thorough knowledge and experience of the Mountains.

Emergency Planning: Team TSS always plans a step ahead in the Mountains as we believe anything at any time can happen in the Mountains, All Our trek leaders, Camp managers, and Cooks are aware of what should be the Course of Action in case of Medical emergency and Natural Calamities in the kedarkantha trekking package. 

TSS Support Team: Safety in the Mountains begins at Home, Proper Planning and preparation are Key in any Mountain Trek. TSS Support Team is always available and will help you prepare better for the Trek through their Expert Knowledge and Guidance.

TSS Jumbo Bags: For executive travelers seeking adventure, trekking is a popular way to explore unfamiliar terrain and find inner peace. However, selecting the right equipment can be crucial to ensure safety and comfort during the journey. TSS recognizes this and offers a solution with their MY JUMBO BAG – BUDDY, which includes all necessary gear for a high-altitude trek at an affordable price. The company also emphasizes the importance of quality equipment in ensuring a successful and memorable trek, while cautioning against overpriced or unnecessary items. With TSS, travelers can confidently embark on their trek, knowing they have a reliable companion in their trek bag.

Are you tired of spending a fortune on expensive trekking equipment? Look no further than MY JUMBO BAG – BUDDY. 

Why Experience the wilderness of Ali Bedni Bugyals with The Searching Souls?

Expertise: The Searching Souls is a team of experienced trek leaders who are passionate about sharing their love for the outdoors with others. They have extensive knowledge of Uttarakhand Treks and the surrounding areas, ensuring that you have a safe and enjoyable experience.

Personalized attention: The Searching Souls focuses on adequate group sizes, allowing them to provide personalized attention to each trekker. They take the time to understand your individual needs and interests and customize the trek to ensure that you have the best experience possible.

Safety: Safety is a top priority for The Searching Souls. They provide all necessary safety equipment, including first aid kits and emergency communication devices, and their trek leaders are trained in wilderness first aid.

Responsible tourism: The Searching Souls is committed to responsible tourism practices. They follow Leave No Trace principles, minimizing their impact on the environment, and also support local communities by using local guides and porters.

Memorable experience: The Kashmir Great lakes trek with The searching Souls is not just a trek, but an experience. From the stunning views to the warmth of the local hospitality, the trek is sure to leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.

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