Bedni Bugyal Family Trekking Holidays in India

Bedni Bugyal trek is measured amongst the best high altitude grasslands in the Garhwal mountains (height 3354 metres) well-known for wild high altitude flowers and herbs throughout the spring thaw, and offering a fine view of the Greater Himalayan range. Debatably one of the most idealistic spots in the Himalayas - virgin meadows greet the visitor, for as far as the eye can see, picturesque mountains, deep valleys and lofty mountains present the most unforgettable sunsets and sunrises, and above alll, the huge western flank of Trishul and the Nanda Ghunti overlooks this heaven on earth.

Bedni Bugyal Trekking in Indian Himalayas with Family

An ideal retreat from the routine bound life. The Bedni Bugyal trek single-handedly advocates for the beauty of Garhwal. The entire trek provides comfort from a hodge-podge of metro life that sucks out the spark of one's life. Flocks of sheep, band of horses and other fauna could be seen grazing on the undulating meadows. The best-is-yet-to-come trek as Bedni Bugyal is dotted with numerous Alpine Forests and heart-stopping landscapes that unfold once you reach Bedni.

  • Destinations Delhi, Haridwa, Rishikesh, Karnprayag, Mundoli, Wan, Bedni Bugyal, Ali Bugyal
  • Region Garhwal Himalays, Uttarakhand, North India
  • Duration 6 Nights / 7 Days
  • Altitude 3354 mts
  • Grade Easy
  • Best Time Mid June - October

Bedni Bugyal Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh
In the morning take an AC Train for Haridwar at 06:55 hrs. Arrival at Haridwar by 11:25 hrs. On arrival meet our representative and then transfer to Rishikesh by road and check in to hotel. Evening free to explore the nearby area by your own. The Ganga Arti (a ceremony consisting of chants, lights, and floating butter lamps) performed every evening at sundown is worth a visit. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Rishikesh - Karnprayag - Mundoli
In the morning after breakfast drive to Mundoli (240 km/8-9 hrs) via the sacred river confluences at Devprayag, Rudraprayag and Karnprayag. Arrival at Mundoli (1750 mts) by evening. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Day 03: Mundoli - Wan - Bedni Bugyal (3350 mts/11000 ft)
In the morning drive 10 kms to Wan (2439 mts)which is the road head for the trek. The leisurely trek covers 11 km (5-6 hrs) to reach Bedni Bugyal, probably one of the best camping sites in the Garhwal Himalayas. Dinner and overnight stay in tents. Bedni Bugyal is a charming green meadow adorned with flowers in a spell binding varieties, in full bloom. There is a small lake situated in the midst of the meadow, where Tarpans are offered by the devotees. Situated nearby is a small temple where the devotees pay their obeisance, during their halt at Bedni Bugyal.

Day 04: Bedni - Ali Bugyal - Bedni (10 kms/4 hrs)
Today we will trek up to another picturesque Bugyal - The Ali Bugyal(3300 mts) after ascending a steep forest of rhododendron and moss-shrouded oak trees.On climbing further, the topography changes – with the appearance of conifers like Deodar, Pine and Spruce. Hugging the rim of the famed Bugyal. The arrival at the Bugyal at the 3300 metre marks the disappearance of all trees, and Lo and behold – the vast expanse of the Ali Bugyal lies in front of the visitor to feast your eyes! After exploring the area trek back to Bedni for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 05: Bedni Bugyal - Wan (2436 mts/8000 ft)
Take an about turn towards Wan- the largest village in Chamoli District. Thankfully, this time the trek downhill takes a mere 3-4 hrs. Dinner and overnight in tents at Wan .

Day 06: Wan - Rishikesh (2200 mts /7200 ft)
Post breakfast, drive to Rishikesh. Lunch enroute. Arrival at Rishikesh by evening. Upon arrival check into hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 07: Rishikesh - Haridwar - Delhi
Post breakfast, drive to Rishikesh. Lunch enroute. Arrival at Rishikesh by evening. Upon arrival check into hotel for dinner and overnight stay.