Meadows, Uttarakhand

Meadows in Uttarakhand

Meadows or Bugyalas it is referred to as in local dialect, are alpine pasture lands found at an elevation of 3300 mts to 4000 m in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand state. During the spring season, the sloped and flat meadows are covered with green grass or seasonal alpine flora. It is the favorite grazing ground for the cattle of tribal herdsman.

The Bugyals in Uttarakhand remain covered with snow in winters and come alive with beautiful seasonal alpine flora and green glass in spring. Uttarakhand Bugyals are one of the most scenic places to travel and roam and bring you closer to nature. Marvel at the best Bugyals of Uttarakhand and enjoy the bliss of being in tune with mother Earth. Below are the list of some of the most beautiful Bugyals of Uttarakhand.

List of Bugyals (Meadows) in Uttarakhand

Some meadows in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand state

Note: As directed by High court of Uttarakhand, the only limited number of tourists can visit Bugyals in a day, the number is restricted to 200 tourists in a day only. Court has also banned overnight camping/ stay in Bugyals and commercial grazing of cattle in these alpine meadows/sub-alpine of Garhwal and Kumaon Himalayas of Uttarakhand.