Uttarakhand is world famous for its natural beauty. There are more than 265+ tourist attractions and destinations in Uttarakhand which attracts the people here. Bugyal means “Meadow” or “Grassland”. In local language Meadows are known as Bugyal. One such Bugyal is Kwani Bugyal.
Kwani Bugyal is located near Auli in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India. It is sited at a distance of 13 km from Auli at an elevation of 3400 m above sea level. Tourists get a glimpse of the peaks like Nanda Devi and Dunaagiri from here. This is an ideal place for trekking.
Best time to visit Kwani Bugyal
The best time to visit this place is from May to September, where one can enjoy camping under the open sky. This place is famous for the beauty of the Himalaya region, and it offers panoramic views of the nearby places. From this place. If you want to enjoy snow then you can visit Kwani Bugyal during winters.
What to do in Kwani Bugyal
- This place is best for trekking.
- If you want you can also do skiing here. Although Auli is an ideal place for skiing
- An ideal place for photography. The tourists can capture snow-covered mountain peaks in their cameras.
- You can also do a 5-10 min yoga or meditation at this place.
How to reach Kwani Bugyal
Kwani Bagayal is located at a distance of 13 km from Auli which is 3 km from Joshimath. Auli can be reached by road or by ropeway from Joshimath. The traveler can only reach Kwani Bugyal by road. There is no railway line and airport in this area.
The nearest railway station from Auli is Dehradun (295 km) and Rishikesh (256 km). The passenger can hire a taxi from the railway station to Auli. The nearest airport from here is Jollygrant airport which is 272 km away from Auli.
Kwani trekking route:
Joshimath – Auli – Gurson Bugyal – Kawani