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Ali Bedni Bugyal is famous as Adventure, Trekking, Editors Choice, Camping, Meadows, . Nearest Airport from Ali Bedni Bugyal is Pantnagar, 258 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Kathgodam, 224 kms.

There are lot of questions while planning a journey. To ensure that your preparations run smoothly, we have the answers to the questions most frequently asked about travelling to and in Ali Bedni Bugyal. Ali Bedni Bugyal useful information for travellers with reliable local advice. Latest Ali Bedni Bugyal Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your upcoming visit to Ali Bedni Bugyal. Get all the solutions to your query with eUttaranchal Travel Help Desk.


Where is Ali and Bedni Bugyal?

Ali Bugyal and Bedni Bugyal are situated in the Chamoli district in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand state.

What is the starting point of the Ali - Bedni Bugyal trek?

Lohajung is the starting point for Ali and Bedni Bugyal trek. One can also start the trek from Wan Village, 12kms from Lohajung which is accessible by road.

What is the trekking distance of Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek?

Ans:- Ali and Bedni Bugyal trek circuit is around 35kms in length.

What is the grade of Ali Bedni Bugyal trek?

Ans:- It is an easy graded trek if you are keeping a 5-6 days itinerary to cover this trek. The trek remains accessible from April Mid to November Mid.

What is the maximum altitude of the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek?

Ali Bugyal and Bedni Bugyal are widespread meadows situated on an altitude range from 3300-3600 mts above the sea level.

What is the duration of Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek in Uttarakhand?

Ali and Bedni Bugyal trek duration is based upon your trekking itinerary. Ali Bedni Bugyal trek will generally take around 6 days to complete.

Which are the nearest airport and railway station for Ali Bedni Bugyal?

Pantnagar Airport is the nearest airport but when its not operational, Jolly Grant Dehradun acts as the nearest airport. Kathgodam is the nearest railway station for Ali and Bedni Bugyal Trek.

What does Bugyal mean?

Ans:-Bugyal (pronounced bug-yaal) is a Hindi word that refers to alpine pasture lands or alpine meadows that grow above around 10,500 ft and below 13,000 ft. These alpine meadows are always found above the treeline, so they’re vast open lands, usually with great scenic views of the mountains and valleys around them.

What is the best time to do the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek?

The best time to do the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek would be in summer, for lush greenery in the meadows and wildflowers growing in abundance. You see the best of this in June and September.

Another good time to do the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek is in the post-monsoon season. After the monsoon clouds are washed away, the skies are clean and you get the best views of mountains only in these months. If you’re one for photographs of big mountains in the region, choose the post-monsoon season.

What are the important items for Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek?

Here is the list of important items or equipment needed for the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek.

Trekking Gear 

  • Trekking Shoes – Just keep comfortable shoes with a good grip for trekking.
  • Backpack – Just keep Rain cover, Torch, Sunglasses, Water Bottle, etc.

Clothing – 2-3 Warmers, Trekking  Pants, Socks, Cap, Gloves, Jackets, etc.

Others – Don’t forget the camera to capture your memorable moments. Also, you can keep some dry fruits,  some chocolates, and some protein bars to give you strength and keep you warm.

Check our extended Things to Carry List here:- Important things to carry for trekking

What peaks are visible from Ali and Bedni Bugyal Trek?

The primary peaks visible during the trek to Ali and Bedni Bugyal Trek are Trishul Massif, Nanda Ghunti, Bethartholi Himal and Ronti Saddle.

Is this trek good for me?

Ali Bedni Bugyal trek is ideal for both beginners and experienced trekkers. For the novice, it is a great start to enter the world of trekking. The scenic vistas this trek unfolds at every step has been luring experienced trekkers and first timers alike.

Are there any ATMs available?

No, the last ATM available is at Deval. It is best to withdraw cash from Kathgodam, Almora, Kausani, or Gwaldam.

How safe is the Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek?

Ali Bedni Bugyal trek is one of the safest treks. This is a forest-protected area and one needs to obtain permits before venturing out here in this region.

What will be the daytime and night temperature?

Ans:-During daytime, the temperature will be around 15° to 20° and during night it will fall down from sub zero to 5° Celsius.

Are trekking shoes mandatory for Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek?

Trekking shoes are mandatory for any trek you do, as it makes the trek comfortable. Take a shoe with a good grip and high ankle support. It would be better if the shoes are waterproof.

Can we do this trek in winter?

Ans:-It is not recommended to do this trek in winter season as it snows heavily in the region and the temperature dips to around -15 degree celcius.

Can we expect rains/snowfall during the trek?

Yes, Sudden weather changes are expected, always carry a light raincoat or waterproof windcheater/poncho.

Is there any mobile network connectivity?

In Lohajung you will get BSNL, IDEA, AIRTEL, VODAFONE mobile networks. In other locations, you won’t have any network.

Where can we get Electricity?

You will get electricity only in Lohajung. During the trek, you’ll have to rely on a power bank, torch, headlamp, or solar lights.

How far is Roopkund from Bedni Bugyal?

Roopkund is 3 days hike away from Bedni Bugyal as we camp at Patar Nauchani, Baguabasa after crossing Bedni Bugyal. Roopkund is a difficult trek to do and it is meant for experienced trekkers only.

Travel (Trip Planning)

How much does a package cost for Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek?

The packages for Ali and Bedni Bugyal trek start at around INR 9,000 which can be further customized based on a number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type, and further add-ons. You can have a look at all Ali and Bedni Bugyal Trekking Packages.

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