Bedni Bugya

  • District: Chamoli
  • Famous for/as: Bugyal trekking, Grassy hill station, Meadows
  • Sightseeing: Roopkund, Bedni Kund Lake
  • Languages: Garhwali, Hindi
  • Best Season: Mid June – October.

Situated at an elevation of about 3354 above the sea level, the meadows are located in the Chamoli District of Garhwal Region. Popular amongst the trekkers who stop here to camp on its velvety grass, Bedni looks nothing short of a slice of heaven. Strategically located en route the famed Roopkund trek, these scenic meadows perfectly represent the unspoiled and pristine beauty of Uttarakhand. There is a coniferous forest on the slopes and the small lake named Vaitarani (Bedini Kund), situated amidst the meadows that eventually add to the prettiness of the place.

Apart from its landscape’s beauty, Bedni Bugyal has great religious importance as its Bedini Kund is the stopover for the famed pilgrimage of Nanda Devi Raj Jaat Yatra that is held once in every 12 years. Near the Kund blossoms the famed lotus known as Brahma Kamal that finds its mention in the Hindu Scripture as the Lotus that is in the hands of Brahma (the Creator of the Universe). Further enhancing the spiritual charm are westward located Nanda Ghunti and Trishul mountains and small temple.

Getting there

By Train:

Nearest Rail Head, Tanakpur, 173 Kms.

By Road:

Reetha Sahib (Meetha Reetha) is well connected with all the major towns and nearby districts of Kumoan.