The 6 Best Bugyals in Uttarakhand -Natural Grasslands in the Land of God 

Bugyals are grasslands located in the highlands of the Himalayas, where one can find excellent trekking experience. Read more about the best Bugyals in Uttarakhand.

Plan a trip to beautiful the 6 best Bugyals in UttarakhandNatural Grasslands in Uttarakhand which makes you awestruck with its beauty and great trekking experience. Uttarakhand is famous for spiritual tours across the country.

It has four sacred dams and many more spiritual temples and ashrams. Popularly known as Dev Bhoomi. The 6 best Bugyals –Natural Grasslands in the Land of Gods- Uttarakhand.

Bugyals in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is not only famous for temples but also for the adventure activities in the Himalayas. Yearly thousands of tourists visit this place around the world for both pilgrimage and sightseeing with adventurous activities.

The Bugyals also called nature’s own grasslands. Bugyals is the beautiful captivating meadows naturally formed by the nature in the Himalayas.

To see this nature’s masterpiece tourists come to these Bugyals every year. The famous Bugyals of Uttarakhand are Auli, Gairsain Bugyal, Bedni Bugyal, Dayara Bugyal, Kushak Kalyani Bugyal, and Panwali Bugyal.

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Auli Bugyal Uttarakhand
Auli Bugyal Uttarakhand

Auli Bugyal

Auli is a famous winter destination in India for skiing. It is located in the Chamoli district in Uttrakhand. With the glistering slops and clean atmosphere.

Elevated at an altitude of 2,500 m to 3,050 m. Therefore, tourists come here in winter to take part in winter sports which are conducted by the government every year.

Auli is not only famous for Skiing but also for trekking in the Garhwal mountains of the Himalayas.

The famous mountain peak which has a clear view from Auli Bugyal is Nanda Devi Peak. This is the second-largest peak in India. T

The best way to view the entire Garhwal Mountains is by taking a cable car from Joshimath to Auli. The extraordinary view from the cable car mesmerizes you.

The Auli Bugyal and the nearby mountains’ beauty will awestruck the tourist.

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Gairsain Bugyal During Winter
Gairsain Bugyal During Winter

Gairsain Bugyal

This beautiful Bugyal is located in the Chamoli district of Uttrakhand. Gairsain Bugyal is a spiritual, Historic, and sightseeing place.

Hence it is believed that Kubera, the king of Yaksha used to rule this place, and later it was ruled by an Ausra. This place was described in the great epic of India Mahabharata as well.

Hence it is the center of the Uttarakhand state. This beautiful city is the best holiday destination throughout the year, especially during winter.

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Bedni Bugyal Uttarakhand
Bedni Bugyal Uttarakhand

Bedni Bugyal

A bewitching beautiful meadow in the Himalayas, situated at an altitude of 3,354 m in the borders of Garhwal and Kumaon.

The Lush green meadows are covered with different color flowers and provide the trekkers with an extraordinary view of Trishul mountain peak makes this place a heaven on earth.

The sunrise and sunset is special attraction for trekkers. Generally, trekkers who go to Roop Kund come across this place and stay here one night. Apart from this trekkers especially plan mind-blowing trekking to Bedni Bugyal.

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Dayara Summer Chatri, Dayara Bugyal, Uttarakhand
Dayara Summer Chatri, Dayara Bugyal, Uttarakhand

Dayara Bugyal 

Dayara Bugyal is the most famous breathtaking Bugyal which is situated at a high altitude with green meadows everywhere. It is one of the best winter destinations for Skiing and other winter sports.

During the winter season, the entire beautiful grass meadows will be covered with snow. Hence this place is located at an altitude from 2600 m to 3500 m.

Tourists trek for 9 km into the forest and reach these beautiful meadows.

The best time to visit this Bugyal is from May to November but many tourists visit during winter to enjoy the breathtaking view of snowfall and the entire green meadows covered with snow.

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Kushak Kalyani Bugyal
Kushak Kalyani Bugyal

Kushak Kalyani Bugyal

This gorgeous Bugyal is located between Gangotri and Kedarnath route. If you are a nature lover then this trekking to Kushak Kalyani Bugyal makes you awestruck with the beauty and its serenity.

These charming meadows have Himalayan flora and many alpine flowers. An easy way to reach here is trekking uphill from Mala village.

Another easy route is a few km drives from Uttarkashi you can view this memorizing meadow.

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Panwali bugya is located between the gangotri and shri kedarnath axis.
Panwali Bugyalis located between the Gangotri and Shri Kedarnath axis.

Panwali Bugyal

Panwali Bugyal is located in the Gangotri and Kedarnath old trail. This Bugyal is less visited by the trekkers. This beautiful meadow is situated at an elevation of 3299m covered by the Rhododendron orchids.

Therefore this open grassland gives a beautiful scenic view to the trekkers in the summer. New flowers and leaves blossom on this green carpet.

Since it is located in the route from Gangotri to Kedarnath. You can reach Panwali Bugyal either through Gangotri here trek starts from Mala whereas from Kedarnath from Triyuginarain trek starts.


If you are a nature lover, plan a trip to the famous Bugyals of Uttarakhand which leaves you with an extraordinary experience and memories with your friends and family.

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Namaste! I am Om. I am a licensed Tourist Guide ( Approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India), I’m originally from Varanasi. Now, I am living in Rishikesh. I set up this blog to share my tips and experiences for traveling to inspire and help you to travel more. Hari Om

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