Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek Overview

Ali Bedni Bugyal trek is one of the most interesting summer Himalayan treks that takes you to the green alpine meadows. The enchanting Bedni Bugyal Meadow lies 11,686 ft above the ground between the Almora, Nainital, Kausani, and Gwaldam hill stations. There are two ways to reach Bedni Bugyal Meadow and Ali Bedni Bugyal Village- The first one is from Lohajung and the second one is from Mundoli and Wan Village. The 6-Day and 5-Night trek takes you through a moderate trail with steep ascents and descents. The 31 Kilometer long Bedni Bugyal trek lets you conquer the village of Ali Bedni Bugyal and its meadows. You come across the Neel Ganga holy river as you pass by Ranka Dhar and Wan Village. The trail takes you through the forests of Rhododendrons, Oaks, and Birch as the grasslands make you witness tiny flowers and blooming wildflowers with the cattle grazing along Gharoli Patal. You get to explore the beauty of Ali Bugyal Village, one of the highest inhabited villages in India. The meadows present you with the entire looks of 6000-7000 ft standing faces of the Himalayas. The most magnificent mountain to view is Mount Trishul and the surrounding green mountains beneath the blue skies.

Quick Facts of Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek

Quick Facts of Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek

Maximum altitude: 11686 ft.

Duration: 5N/ 6D

Trek difficulty: Moderate

Trek distance: 31 Kms

Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

Rail Head: Rishikesh Railway Station

Best Time To Trek: Mid March to Jun and September to October

Start Point/End Point: Rishikesh

Base Camp: Lohajung

Region: Uttarakhand

Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek Itinerary

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Day 1

Drive from Rishikesh to Lohajung

  • The drive from Rishikesh to Lohajung takes about 10 hours to complete with a distance of 250 km to cover.

  • The route takes you through beautiful mountainous roads covered with dense forests.

  • Witness River Ganga flowing through your journey along with the three holy rivers of Devprayag, Rudraprayag, and Karanprayag.

  • The blending of Alakananda with the Bhagirathi river presents the mint colors visible from far off.

  • If you are lucky, you will be able to see the Himalayan Belt of Garhwal hills on clearer days.

  • The Nand Ghunti peak will be directly visible from Lohajung and its mesmerizing shades will enchant you.

  • Once you reach Lohajung, you can explore the small town and stay overnight in tents.

What to Pack for Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek?

What to Pack for Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek?
  • Carry torches, headlamps, and power banks, as there is no electricity at higher altitudes.

  • Carry water bottles to refill around the Neel Ganga River.

  • Carry some warm clothes and thermal wear like jackets, sweaters, scarves, woolen caps, gloves, and socks to beat the temperature drop at higher altitudes.

  • Also carry a raincoat in case of any sudden downpour.

  • Wear appropriate trekking shoes that are suitable for any kind of terrain, especially steep ascents/descents.

  • Pack medicines and first-aid kit.

  • Carry an adequate amount of toiletry like toothpastes, soaps, moisturizer, and sanitizer.

  • Take bug repellent.

  • Don’t forget the eatables like biscuits, quick energy bites, etc., to keep you energized during the trek.

Know Before You Go for Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek

How to Reach
Trekking Routes
Important Tips for Trekkers
How to Reach

You can reach base camp Lohajung base camp from multiple places but Rishikesh is the most preferable route.

By Air: You can take the flight to the nearest airport- the Jolly Grant Airport. It is 35 km away from Rishikesh. From there, you can take a cab/taxi or bus to reach Lohajung.

By Train: You can take a direct train to reach Rishikesh. It has connectivity to various Indian cities. From there, you can take a direct bus/private taxi to reach Lohajung.

By Bus: You can board a bus from Anand Vihar Terminal around 09:00 PM to reach Lohajung at 05:30 PM the next day.

By Cab: Once you reach Delhi, you can take a cab to reach Rishikesh.

  • From Rishikesh, you can take a 6-7 hour bus to reach Karanprayag.

  • From Karanprayag, you can take a jeep to reach the 47-kilometer Tharali.

  • From Tharali, you can take a cab to reach Debal or directly to Lohajung.

The most preferred way to reach is by taking a direct taxi from Rishikesh to reach Lohajung in 10-12 hours.

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