5N/6D

Moderate

31 km

12000ft

7900/P + 5% GST

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Transport from Rishikesh/Kathgodam – 2000/p

 Bag Offloading – 1500/p

 Double Sharing – 1000/p (Complete trek)

ABOUT

(Asia's largest meadow trek)

Hiking in the Himalayas offers more than just scaling high peaks or conquering challenging passes; it’s about immersing oneself in every aspect of mountain beauty. Ali Bedni Bugyal, as the name suggests, epitomizes vast meadows against a backdrop of majestic Himalayan peaks. This trek is a delightful stroll through verdant grasslands, where cattle graze peacefully, birdsong fills the air, and delicate wildflowers add to the enchantment. The incredible six-day journey begins at Lohajung, renowned for the Roopkund Trek, and concludes at the picturesque Wan village Read More

 

TREK ITINERARY

Day 1: Rishikesh to Lohagunj

* Stay: Overnight stay at the Guest House/Homestay in Lohajung

* Meal: Dinner.

* Altitude: Rishikesh (1120 ft), Lohagunj (7700 ft).

* Distance: 250 km

* Time Taken: 8–9 – 9 hrs approx.

* Trek Grade: By Road.

 

Your journey would begin at Rishikesh, and upon arriving at Rishikesh, you would meet with the driver. Who would then drive you through the picturesque views of the Himalayan Mountains. The road will wind through the mountain until you start seeing the forest line. On the way, you will be mesmerized by the sight of the Garhwal Himalayas. The scenery will remain the same till you reach the first place, which is Devprayag. Here, you could stop and be spellbound at the sight of two rivers merging (sangam): Alaknanda and Bhagirathi. You could see the different colors of the river, as Alaknanda is mudy in color while Bhagirathi is greenish blue in color. Then the next place you would be crossing is Karnaprayag, which is one of the famous Panch Prayags. Finally, after driving for almost 8 hours, you would be amazed at the place you would be staying, as the place is surrounded by forest.

Day 2: Lohajung to Didna Village

* Stay: Overnight stay at the homestay in Didna Village

* Meal: breakfast, packed lunch, and dinner.

* Altitude: Lohagunj (7700 ft), Didina Village (8100 ft).

* Distance: By Road 5 km, By Trek 6 km

* Time Taken: By Road 1 hr, By Trek 4-5 hrs approx.

* Trek Grade: Gradual

 

On the second day, you would begin your travel with a short drive, followed by a trek later. On the road, you will be seeing forests, and when you begin your trek, you will be seeing rhododendron trees after crossing Raun Bagad Bridge. Once you are close to Didna Village, you will see houses made of stone, which is an old tradition. Then you would spend the night at Didna Village after having a delicious dinner.

Day 3: Didna Village to Ali Bugyal

* Stay: Overnight stay at Ali Bugyal in Camp

* Meal: breakfast, packed lunch, and dinner.

* Altitude: Didna Village (8100 ft), Ali Bugyal (11,700 ft)

* Distance: 7 km.

* Time Taken: 4–5 – 5 hrs approx.

* Trek Grade: Gradual to Moderate

 

On Day 3, you will leave Didna behind and begin to walk through the stunning landscape of Tolpani Forest, which is dotted with old oak trees. On the way, you would be seeing local shepherds’ huts along with shepherds grazing their sheep, and as you started climbing, you would be seeing the forest of Birch. You will get to the Khobal top, where you will admire the peaks of Chaukhamba, Trishul, and Nanda Ghunti. Once you catch a glimpse of the peaks, you will then walk further and start seeing Ali Bugyal, where green grasslands are spread across the hill. Walk through the meadows and enjoy the scenery around you till you reach the camping site of Abin Kharak, which is the highest point of the trek.

Day 4: Ali Bugyal to Bedni Bugyal

* Stay: Overnight stay at Ali Bugyal / Patar Nachauni in Camp

* Meal: breakfast, packed lunch, and dinner.

* Altitude: Ali Bugyal (11,700 ft), Bedni Bugyal (12,300 ft).

* Distance: 4+4 km

* Time Taken: 6–7 hrs approx.

* Trek Grade: Moderate to Difficult

 

Day 4th marks the day when you will walk through the Bedni Bugyal. From the top of Bedni Top, you will be close to Mount Nanda Ghunti, Trishul, and Mrigthuni. On the trail, you would pass through Bedni Kund and Nanda Devi Temple, which are very auspicious places. At the Bedni Kund, you could see the reflection of Mount Trishul, and you could also see flowers in the middle of the meadows. Dolidar, which marks the end of Bedni Bugyal and the start of the tree line. Once you have enjoyed the scenic vistas at the top of Bedni Bugyal, you will begin your return journey to Ali Bugyal or Patar Nachauni. After walking through the huge tree forest, you will reach the campsite.

Day 5: Ali Bugyal to Lohagunj

* Stay: Overnight stay at the Guest House/Homestay in Lohajung

* Meal: breakfast, packed lunch, and dinner.

* Altitude: Ali Bugyal (11,700 ft), Wan (8000 ft), Lohajung (7700 ft).

* Distance: By Trek 13 km. By Road 13 km

* Time Taken: By Trek 6–7 hrs approx., By Road 1 hr

* Trek Grade: Gradual

 

This is the last day of your trek; if you look carefully, you might recognize some walnut and pear trees. The trail goes downhill through the forest till you pass the Nile Ganga River by bridge. As you come close to Wan village, you will see thousands of years-old Cypress trees, which look amazing. From Wan Village, you will then begin your road trip towards Lohagunj, which takes just 1 hour. At Lohagunj, you will then be spending the night, this will be your last day of sleeping near the forest and mountains.

Day 6: Lohagunj to Rishikesh

* Meal: Tea/ Coffee

* Altitude: Lohagunj (7700 ft), Rishikesh (1120 ft)

* Distance: 250 km

* Time Taken: 8–9 hrs approx.

* Trek Grade: By Road

 

On Day 6, you will be driving from Lohajung and back to Rishikesh on the same route you came by. If you are one of those people who are adventure seekers and like to be in nature in its most majestic state, this is the best trek for them.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ'S)

1. When is the best time to do the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek?

 

 

 The best time to undertake the Ali Bedni Bugyal Trek is during the summer months, from May to June, and then again in September to October. These months offer pleasant weather and clear views of the surrounding landscapes. May to June is considered the pre-monsoon season, offering lush greenery, blooming flowers, and vibrant landscapes. September to October is the post-monsoon season, with clear skies, fresh air, and the added beauty of autumn colors in the forests.

2. How difficult is the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek?

 

 

The difficulty level of the trek is moderate. While it’s not excessively challenging, it does require a reasonable level of fitness due to the altitude gain and some steep ascents along the route. With proper preparation and pacing, most moderately fit trekkers can enjoy the experience.

3. What is the duration and how long of the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek?

 

 

The duration of the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek typically ranges for 6 days, you can complete the Ali Bedni bugyal trek within 6 days. This includes travel time from the Pickup point(Rishikesh) to base camp(Lohajung) to, and returning to the base camp and dropping you back to Rishikesh all this included and this Entire trek is 35 Kms long

4. Can a beginner trekker do the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek?

 

 Yes, a beginner trekker can undertake the Ali Bedni trek with proper preparation and guidance. While the trek is of moderate difficulty, it is achievable for beginners who have a basic level of fitness and are willing to take it slow. It’s essential for beginners to acclimatize properly, follow safety guidelines, and consider hiring a guide for assistance. With the right mindset and precautions, beginners can enjoy the stunning landscapes and unique experiences that the Ali Bedni trek offers.

5.What is the style of accommodation on this trek?

 

 

Ali Bedni Bugyal is a 6 day trek. The stay on Day 1 and Day 5, at Lohajung, will be in a guest house, where you will share rooms with fellow trekkers. Stay on all other days of the trek in tents. Each tent accommodates 2 trekkers. A sufficient number of toilet tents will be set up for the convenience of trekkers.

6. Can I keep extra luggage at the base camp in Lohajung?

 

 

 

Yes, you can leave your extra belongings at the Lohajung base camp, at the hotel in Lohajung base camp, there is a common clock room where your belongings can be stored. This room is shared among all trekkers so just ensure that there are no expensive or valuable items in the bag, as Roopkund Heaven cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage to personal belongings.

7. Is there mobile network coverage and Electricity during the trek?

 

 

 

Mobile network coverage during the trek can be limited or nonexistent in certain areas due to the remote and mountainous terrain. You may experience limited network coverage on this trek for only two days; for the rest of the duration, the network is available. Additionally, while trekking, you can intermittently check for network signals to see if coverage is available in certain areas.

 

As per electricity, The last charging point would be at our home stay in Didna Village . However, come prepared for the possibility of power cuts at Didna Village.

8. Is there an option to offload my backpack on this trek?

 

 

 

Yes, if you wish to offload your bags, an offloading facility is available. You’ll need to book this in advance, and the cost is ₹1500 per bag for the entire trek.

SAFETY PROTOCOL AT RH​

Roopkund Heaven ensures the safety and well-being of its trekkers through a comprehensive approach:

Experienced Guides: Our treks are led by experienced and certified guides who are familiar with the terrain, weather conditions, and emergency procedures. They provide guidance and support throughout the trek to ensure the safety of all participants. Read More

Departure Dates

May-2024

4 May – OPEN

11 May – OPEN

18 May – OPEN

25 May -OPEN

June- 2024

1 June – OPEN

8 JUNE – OPEN

15 June – OPEN

22 June – OPEN

29 June – OPEN

July- 2024

6 July – OPEN

Basic Gears

Footwear and Backpack
Trekking shoes with ankle support
Backpack with rain cover
Daypack with rain cover 

Warm Layers and Clothing
Warm layers (Padded jackets )
3 layers for spring, summer, and monsoon treks (1 woolen sweater, 1 fleece, 1 padded jacket)
4 layers for autumn treks (1 woolen sweater, 2 fleece, 1 padded jacket)
5 layers for winter treks (1 pair of thermals, 1 woolen sweater, 2 fleece, 1 padded jacket)
3 Collared T-shirts (Wear one, carry two)
2 quick-dry trek pants (Wear one, carry one)

Accessories
Sunglasses
Sun cap, preferably with flaps
Waterproof gloves
Balaclava
Woolen socks (2-3 pairs of Dry fit + 1 pair of Woollen)
Headlamp
Trekking pole
Rain jacket + pants / poncho 

Toiletries:
Sunscreen
Moisturiser
Light towel
Lip balm or vaseline
Toilet paper (Wet wipes are strictly not allowed on our treks)
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Reusable plastic covers (for used clothes)
Trash bags ( Carry out all your waste and leave no trace behind)

Personal First Aid Kit

Here are some common medicines typically required or used during adventure trips. However, it’s important to consult your doctor before taking any medication:
– Antiseptic wipes or water syringe for wound cleaning
– Butterfly bandages for small cuts
– Cotton, elastic bandages, and sterile gauze pads for larger wounds
-Latex gloves for handling bleeding wounds
-Medication for diarrhea (upset stomach)
-Medication for cold, flu, fever, and headaches
-Painkillers
-Oral rehydration solution (ORS) pouches
-Quick pain relief spray for external use
-Any personal medication prescribed by your doctor
-Diamox or similar medication for high altitude sickness
-Bug repellent
-Nutritious energy bars and non-alcoholic drinks

Inclusion

✅ Stay is included on all days of the trek ( from Lohajung to Lohajung ). You will be staying in tents on a double sharing basis.

✅All meals from dinner at Lohajung on Day 1 to tea and coffee on Day 6 are included. Meals are simple, nutritious and vegetarian.

✅ All the trek equipment will be included like a sleeping bag, kitchen & dining tent, utensils, mattress, tent, toilet tent, and crampon (if needed).

✅First aid medical kits, oxygen cylinder and stretcher.

✅All fuel charges, toll taxes and needed forest entry fees along with permits.

✅Mountaineering qualified and professional trek leader, guide, cook and support staff.

Exclusion

❌ GST 5% (it is Mandatory)

❌ Any emergency evacuation charges

❌ Any services that are not mentioned in the cost inclusion section.

❌ Any Meals/accommodation beside the itinerary or not mentioned in the program.

❌ Mules or porters to carry personal luggage.

How To Reach?

By Bus:

From Delhi, a regular bus service operates to Rishikesh. The main bus station in Delhi is ISBT Kashmere Gate, offering both AC and non-AC buses for the journey to Rishikesh.

By Train:

To reach Rishikesh from Delhi by train, you’ll first need to travel to Haridwar. From there, you can take a bus to Rishikesh, which is 35 km away. Haridwar serves as a major railway junction connecting Delhi to Rishikesh.

By Air:

The closest airport to reach Rishikesh by flight is Jolly Grant Airport, located approximately 25 km from the city. Regular flights from Delhi to Rishikesh are available. If you plan to arrive by flight, it’s advisable to schedule your arrival one day in advance.

Best Time To Do?

The best time to do the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek is during spring and autumn. Here’s a seasonwise breakdown:
Spring (March to May):
Ideal time with mild temperatures, clear skies, and blooming flowers.
Best visibility of the mountains and lush green meadows.
Comfortable trekking conditions with moderate temperatures.
In springtime, the mountains reveal their sharpest and clearest vistas, with the air remaining crisp and pristine from the winter months.

Autumn (September to November):
Another excellent time with clear skies, cool temperatures, and vibrant autumn colors.
Stunning views of the mountains and pleasant weather for trekking.
Trails are well-defined and dry, making for enjoyable hiking experiences.

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