Why we love Ali Bedni Meadows

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Why we love Ali Bedni Meadows

Category Thursday Trek Talk

By Swathi Chatrapathy

If there's one extremely emotional trek for all of us at Indiahikes, it's the Ali Bedni Bugyal trek

Today I'm sharing with you a tribute film to this trek. 

It is a special film because in these meadows, nearly 15 years ago, our two founders trekked and had endless tent talks about how trekking in India must grow. 

As a result, Indiahikes grew with the vision that Everyone Must Trek. Fifteen years hence, today, thousands of trekkers visit the mountains to trek. 

Beyond this emotional connection, we feel no other meadows in our country are as beautifully laid out as Ali and Bedni Bugyal. We've seen Dayara Bugyal, Siyari Bugyal, and Gidara Bugyal; they're all beautiful. Yet, in terms of scenic beauty, none come close to Ali Bedni Bugyal. 

The way these meadows are landscaped -- with the elegant Mt Trishul and Mt Nanda Ghunti standing at the edge of the meadows -- is simply flawless.  

"Witness a sunrise and a sunset here, and you'll feel like your soul can finally rest in peace!" says Arjun Majumdar, founder of Indiahikes. 

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I don’t think anyone can visit Ali Bedni Bugyal and not feel a strong emotional connection to the meadows. 

If you've been in these meadows before, share your connection as a comment on this post. Other trekkers can learn a lot from your experience.

Swathi Chatrapathy

Chief Editor

About the author

Swathi Chatrapathy heads the digital content team at Indiahikes. She is also the face behind India's popular trekking video channel, Trek With Swathi. Unknown to many, Swathi also writes a weekly column at Indiahikes which has more than 100,000 followers.

A TEDx speaker and a frequent guest at other events, Swathi is a much sought after resource for her expertise in digital content.

Before joining Indiahikes, Swathi worked as a reporter and sub-editor at a daily newspaper. She holds a Masters's in Digital Journalism and continues to contribute to publications. Trekking, to her, is a sport that liberates the mind more than anything else. Through trekking, Swathi hopes to bring about a profound impact on a person's mind, body and spirit.