Gorson Bugyal / Gurso Bugyal
Adventure / Trekking
#2 of 9 Places to Visit in Auli
Distance (From Auli): 3 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): Half Day to Full Day
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 3 km from Auli, Gurso Bugyal or Gorson Bugyal is a huge meadow spread amidst a mixed forest of oaks and conifers. Situated at an elevation of 3,056 m, Gurso Bugyal transforms into an eye-catching green beauty during spring and covered with snow during winters. The place offers imposing views of Nanda Devi, Trishul and Dron Parvat peaks. The view of these mountains while walking along the nature trails is truly majestic. It is about 1.5 km from the last tower of the Auli Ropeway.
A short but adventurous trek of 3 km will lead to Gurso Bugyal. As there is no accommodation available here one can only admire the scenery during the day and return to Auli by night. Travellers can also head towards Chattarkund, which is 1 km away from Gurso Bugyal. Chattarkund is famous for its sweet water and is located in the centre of a dense forest.