Trek Overview

Region: Chamoli District
State: Uttarakhand
Trek duration: 6 Night / 7 Days
Trek Level: Easy to Moderate
Max. Altitude: 3250 metres.
Trek Length: 18 kilometres.
Trek Route: Ghesh  Malla Tambakhani  Dayal Khet  Bagzi Bugiyal  Malla Tamakhani  Ghesh.
Trek Package: 18500/- person

Bagzi Bugyal is the magnanimous grandeur of Himalayan pastoral green-field.
An out of the box multi-dimensional Himalayan Eco-tourism & Agriculture Development domain titled as TREKIKING leads our dear senior traveller to a state of trance in to the magic hour born setting Sun.
Bagzi Bugyal is an arena in Panavision which opens up with snow crowned virgin peaks of Garhwal Himalayas!
Witnessing the imperial beauty of Bagzi Bugyal, tears of joy rolls down letting the soul fly endless.

Since the waking up of Himalayas, alpine pasture lands are found in higher elevation range beyond 3,000 metres of the Himalayas. These alpine grazing fields are distinguished by the thick layer of velvety grass “Buggi Ghas” spread over a vast terrain either flat or sloped.

Bagzi Bugyal at 3250 metres takes the senior explorers a never ending experience through infinite pastoral landscape keeping the mighty zeniths of Himalayas all around. Finally trekkers eyes get lost in the display of awestruck beauty of the mighty zeniths of Himalayas all around, Mount Trishuli, Nanda Devi, Nanda Ghungti, Khamil Peak…

Embraced by zillions of flowers, You live your life as if it`s real, A thousand kisses deep.

Together we stay back at Bugyal of Bagzi to live in the surreal nocturnal ambience of high land Himalaya.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:- 08 hrs drive from RISHIKESH to HIMNI via Dewal block by road 264 kms.

Several hours of winding mountain road journey alongside Bhagirathi, Alakananda, Pindari Rivers,   travellers reach the promising hamlet of Himni. Indigenously made mountain huts, animal shelters, proud farmer family with a welcoming sip of tea nurtures the entire group in joyful excitement.

Himni is a small village perked at 2600 metres facing snow caped Trishuli glacier, Nanda Ghungti, Bagzi Bugyal… Village is home to a community of 200 Garhwali Rajput families who are scaling a horizon bending indigenous terrace farming. keeping in guards heavenly glaciers at the background where the lines merges in infinity shifting traveller`s eyes from horizon to eternity.

Travellers of the mountains, farmers of the high meadows and the followers of Organic produce worldwide here experiences the ultimate zone of oneness at this village with soulful host, traditional organic food, integrated animal husbandry, simple way of life.

A perfect home-away home feeling let all of us rejuvenate for the tomorrow`s trek towards Malla Tambakhani.

Day 2:- 7 kilometres by Road from Himni village to Ghesh village, 2.5 kms. Up-TREK from Ghesh market to Malla Tambakhani via Ghesh Village

An early morning visit at Himni village calls for a feast for the eyes. Garhwali farmer women lead their way to the organic farming field keeping the bamboo carrier “Solta” on their back filled with cow-dung smeared leaves as organic fertiliser.

An authentic breakfast made of local grains and vegetables prepares our senior trekkers towards the challenge.

Activites @ Himni Village

  • Introduction to Bagzi Bugyal Trek
  • Introduction to your Trek- Leader
  • Trek Gadget check
  • Primary Health Parameter monitoring

After breakfast, blessings from the happy host set us for the route. A brief road journey takes us to the market of Ghesh.

A mind full of excitement towards the next location, Malla Tambakhani, we move on through the mountain village of Ghesh witnessing agricultural farmlands of Himalayan medicinal plants such as Kuttuki, Koot, Atish… Trekkers go further away from the codes of semi-urban civilization of mobile towers, Electric poles, and concrete structures.

Imagine you lived during the late Stone Age, a time known as the Neolithic period. One day, you find a shiny chunk of rock. You pick it up and take it home where you try to figure out what it is. You hit it with a hammer, expecting it to break like most of the rocks you know, but instead, you dent it. Well, that’s something special!

Trekiking team enjoys being at this ancient land of simply mountain people.

A suitable camping site located at the upland of Malla Tambakhani, where dry wood and fresh water stream are available, makes a perfect pause for the team.

From the camping site at Malla Tambakhani, villages perched on the mountains of Himalayas around are seen in panoramic vision, Ghesh, Himni, Lohajang, Deval…

We mount the colourful North Face tents, release our tired feet from those hefty trekking shoes, and let the walking poles rest. Birds chirping tunes in to our loving heart for each other, senior trekkers along with the team of Trekiking crack pleasantries to lift up the fire place.

The service team of Himalayan Eco-Tourism and Agriculture Development serves tangy fritters.

Camping by the jungle is not any more distant dream tonight.

Day 3:- 5 kms. Up-TREK from MALLA TAMBAKHANI to DAYAL KHET

A bunch of smiley faces with freshly collected milk comes to surprise us at the camp site.

From a distance we watch the picturesque villages around, waking up with the rising Sun.

After suitable refreshment the team gets ready to move forward.

Mountain road leading towards the dense forest of Khorshu, Thuner, Rhododendron… Splash green nature surrounds us with musky smell of Neyr, Guggul-Mashi, red dots of Raspberry decorates the monsoon trek-route, we can`t but let those little red fruits surprise our lips in tender touch. A quick turn at the ridge puts the explorers in front of the historical tree, Bhoj-patra whose leaves has been the creator`s writing pad for the ancient text since Vedic times.

The team is faced with a narrow strip of gradual upward trek. Here comes the role of walking pole to take help from. Trek leader takes the lead, helps each and every trekker to come up…

Flowery welcome from Dayal khet opens up in supreme simplicity of mountain meadows.

Our beloved seniors settle in the nurturing ambience of Himalayan uplands.

Day 4:- 2 kms. Up-TREK from DAYAL KHET to BAGZI Bugyal

Morning at Dayal Khet With the rising sun, green meadows have become a wholesome grazing plate where all kinds of domestic animals playfully binding with each other. We Trekkers chose to halt to capture the moment of primordial lust and joy of being-ness.

Another decent after a gradual ascent, a ridge is seen at the bent, afternoon clouds play hide & seek with the mountains, there behind the clutch of clouds a long, windy, ridge from nowhere makes our way.

Ever smiling farmer`s couple let trekkers fix the destination by pointing their fingers towards the green table-top of Bagzi Bugiyal. Few sips of hot coffee and chitchatting about the vertical height of the very route enthral our soul like a child in desperation to reach the lap of the Mother Nature.

Majestic snowline of Himalayan Mountains reveals herself bit by bit in front of our eyes in pictorial ecstasy…

From faraway upland a herdsman`s flute blowing in sync with chirping birds, makes the gradual stairway a call to reach that mighty highland. Trekiking team is nothing but surprised seeing the senior trekkers blissfully holding last breathe for those few final steps; wish fulfilling moment of each trekker comes in just there. And here comes a castle of cloud from the thin air leading you through zillions of multi-coloured flowers in wilderness.

We land at Bagzi Bugiyal.

Himalayan pastoral land displays such an unique vastness on the lap of majestic Himalayas where reality slips away in surreal.

Another night in the lap of Himalaya passes by at the Bagzi Bugyal camp-site.

Day 5:- A day at Bagzi Bugyal

Waking up at Bagzi Bugyal is really a special treat to the travellers.

Early morning meadow of Bagzi Bugyal wakes up all the five senses.

A cup of organic tea in company with the mighty peaks of Himalayan silver line makes you fall.

Through the rising sunrays the team wander by Bagzi Bugyal in sheer joy. Hundreds of Himalayan goats hang around happily the evergreen senior travellers.

We spend an entire day chilling in and around Bagzi Bugyal.

Trekkers Enjoy freshly cooked health food and drinks, nurture their soul in sync with whispering wind and herdsmen of the mountain. Another night at the Bagzi Bugyal campsite of Trekking is spent.

Day 6:- 7 kms. down-trek Bagzi Bugyal to Malla Tambakhani camp-site

The team of revered Senior Trekkers of Trekiking spend the night at Malla Tambakhani celebrating the just completed trek with bonfire, freshly cooked organic food, and music, childlike excitement over the trek-route and destination continues…

Day 7:- Return journey of 256 kilometres by road from Ghesh Village to Rishikesh

Today morning is the going back moment from where the team started the journey.

After walking down from Malla Tambakhani through the organic agricultural field, stone and mud made village huts, children coming back from school, brief discussion over tea with the villagers, farmer women are sowing grains in the fields…

A gradual decent through the village for 1 hour brings us to the civilisation of asphalt road & fuel cars.

Return journey of 256 kilometres by road from Ghesh Village to Rishikesh.

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Itinerary Briefing

Rishikesh is 250 kilometres North-east from Delhi; travel time by road is 6 hours, by air 30 minutes from Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi to Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun.

Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun is 16 kilometres from Rishikesh, travel time 30 minutes

Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand, situated at 266 kilometres from Delhi travel time by road is 7 hours.

264 kilometres by road from Rishikesh to Himni Village/ 250 kilometres by road from Kathgudam to Himni Village.

Devprayag  Srinager Rudraprayag Karnprayag Tharali Deval Himni

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Kathgudam, a town at Nainital district of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 554 metres, is situated at a distance of 321 kilometres from Delhi. Nearest airport to reach this hill town is Pantnagar Airport at a distance of 34 kms from the City centre. Kathgudam railway station and Kathgudm central Bus stand are the best ways to reach the town 24/7.

Almora Kausani Garur Gowaldham Deval Himni

  • Day 1: Rishikesh To Himni Village via Dewal
  • Meeting Point: Nataraj Chowk, Rishikesh
  • Departure: 6.30am
  • Altitude: 2600 mtrs.
  • Distance: 264 kms.
  • Travel time: 08-09 hrs.
  • Dinner: Himni Village Home Stay
  • Night Halt: Himni Village Home Stay
  • Day 2: Himni To Ghesh Market
  • 7 kilometres by Road from Himni village to Malla Tambakhani via  Ghesh village
  • Altitude: 2820 mtrs.
  • Trek distance: 2.5 kms.
  • Breakfast: Himni Village Home Stay
  • Lunch: Malla Tambakhani Camp-site
  • Dinner: Malla Tambakhani Camp-site
  • Night Halt: Malla Tambakhani Camp-site
  • Day 3: Malla Tambakhani to Dayal Khet
  • Altitude: 3050 mtrs.
  • Trek distance: 5 kms.
  • Breakfast: Malla Tambakhani Camp-site
  • Lunch: Travel Pack
  • Dinner: Dayal Khet Camp-site
  • Night Halt: Dayal Khet Camp-site
  • Day 4: Dayal Khet to Bagzi Bugyal
  • Altitude: 3250 mtrs.
  • Trek distance: 2 kms.
  • Breakfast: Bagzi Bugyal Camp-site
  • Lunch: Bagzi Bugyal Camp-site
  • Dinner: Bagzi Bugyal Camp-site
  • Night Halt: Bagzi Bugyal Camp-site
  • Day 5: Bagzi Bugyal
  • Altitude: 3250 mtrs.
  • Breakfast : Bagzi Bugyal Camp-site
  • Lunch: Travel Pack
  • Dinner: Bagzi Bugyal Camp-site
  • Night Halt: Bagzi Bugyal Camp-site
  • Day 6: Bagzi Bugyal
  • Altitude: 3250 mtrs.
  • Breakfast : Bagzi Bugyal Camp-site
  • Lunch: Travel Pack
  • Dinner: Malla Tambakhani Camp-site
  • Night Halt: Malla Tambakhani Camp-site
  • Day 7: Malla Tambakhani To Rishikesh (Nataraj Chowk)  via Ghesh
  • Altitude: 372 mtrs.
  • Breakfast: Malla Tambakhani Camp-site
  • Distance: 264 kms.
  • Travel time: 08-9 hrs
  • Reaching Point: Nataraj Chowk, Rishikesh

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