About Dayara Bugyal Trek
The Dayara Bugyal trek is a popular trekking route located in Uttarakhand, India. It takes you through the breathtaking meadows of Dayara Bugyal, situated at an elevation of around 3,408 meters (11,181 feet) above sea level. Here are some details about the Dayara Bugyal trek:
Trek Duration: The trek usually takes around 4 to 6 days, depending on the itinerary and pace of the trekking group.
Trek Difficulty: The Dayara Bugyal trek is considered a moderate trek suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. It involves moderate ascents and descents, with some steep sections.
Trek Starting Point: The trek typically starts from a small village called Barsu, which is easily accessible from Uttarkashi or Dehradun.
Best Time to Trek: The best time to undertake the Dayara Bugyal trek is from May to June and September to November. During these months, the weather is pleasant, with clear skies and vibrant meadows.
Highlights of the Trek:
Scenic Beauty: The trek offers stunning panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, including Bandarpoonch and Gangotri ranges.
Dayara Bugyal Meadows: Trekking through the picturesque meadows of Dayara Bugyal is a highlight of the trek. These vast meadows, covered in lush green grass and colorful alpine flowers, are a sight to behold.
Oak and Rhododendron Forests: The trek takes you through dense forests of oak and rhododendron trees, adding to the natural beauty of the trail.
High Altitude Lake: At the end of the trek, you reach the serene and pristine Barnala Tal, a small high-altitude lake surrounded by meadows. It serves as a perfect camping spot.
Local Culture: Along the way, you get a chance to interact with the friendly villagers of Barsu and experience the local culture and traditions of the region.
Reporting at Haridwar then drive to Raithal:-
Early morning reporting in Haridwar then drive to Raithal, A secluded yet serene village, Raithal will become the starting point for our trek. It is around seven to nine hours' drive from Haridwar. Briefing and registration to be completed, by the Trek Leader. Relax yourself and get prepared for the next day adventure. Overnight at Guest House/Lodge.
Raithal to Gui ( 9500ft, 7 KM, 5 Hr)
After breakfast, we move for our first base campsite Gui. Today we cover 7 km long trek in 4-5hr crossing the rhododendron through the blend of trees and shrubs, of the maple, oak, and pine forests along with wildflowers. You will be served hot lunch then relax yourself in the beautiful campsite and explore the surroundings visit. Overnight stay in camp.
Gui to Barnala Taal (4km) :-
After breakfast, we will start our trek to Baranala Taal, an high-altitude lake situated at an elevation of around 2,400 meters. At the campsite of Barnala, one can get a closer view of the gurgling streams, which enhances visible Dayara and various other peaks. After lunch, one can opt to head towards the Barnala pasturelands, which is around ten to fifteen minutes climb from the campsite. The meadows of Barnala are as pleasing as the bugyals of Dayara. The vibrant flowers, grazing cattle, and various temples make you want to stop and keep staring at the view for hours, visit Nag Devta temple. One will be able to see the entire belt of Gangotri ranges covered with the hue of the evening sky
Enjoy the scenic beauty and camp near Barnala Tal.Overnight camping at Barnala Tal
Barnala Tal to Dayara Bugyal then descend to Gui (3,408 meters)
Start early in the morning and trek towards Dayara Bugyal, the highlight of the trek.Trek through dense forests, meadows, and gradual ascents.
While climbing through these open areas, you’ll be able to see various Chania huts, while on your right will be grand Mt. Bandarpunch and Mt. Kala Nag. The oak and pine trees will cheer you up as you’ll climb. During the winter season, you’ll be walking on the blanket of snow. After exploring the exquisite pastures of Dayara, reaching the peak of Dayara. After exploring the meadows of Dayara for some time, witness the breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks After spending some quality time in Dayara Top we will return to Barnala Taal and then descend to Gui. Overnight camping at Gui.
Gui to Raithal(4kms, 4-5hrs)
Today is the last day after viewing the magnificent views for last few days, today's trail is entirely downhill and well marked, after few kilometres trek through the Oak and rhododendron forest, one starts finding settlements and villages, and shepherd huts as well. After reaching Raithal, relax yourself in the Homestay and explore the town, the sunset takes a special place in the heart, get amazing view of green lushes. Overnight stay at Homestay/Lodge
Departure from Raithal, get up early in the morning and set yourself ready for departure from the beautiful town of Raithal. We will drop you in Haridwar Railway Station, our journey ends here, leave only footprints, take only Himalayan Memories.
Cost of accommodation in Huts/Hotels/Homestays and two night in Raithal.
Cost of Fooding while on trek (Morning and evening Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner- meals will be provided. Breakfast-Roti, Sabji/Maggi, etc., Lunch/Dinner-Rice/Roti, Sabji, Dal, Achar, etc.).(Day 1:- Dinner to Day 5:- Dinner)
Technical Camping equipments:- Tents(sharing basis), Sleeping Bag, Mattress, Utensils, Microspikes, Technical climbing equipments, Gaiters etc.
Guide,Support staff,cook, Supporting crew.
Cost of Permit fees.
Cost of Transportation from Haridwar/Rishikesh to Haridwar/Rishikesh
"What not included"
Cost of Personal expenses.
Cost of emergency due to bad weather conditions.
Cost of personal porter for offloading
Meals during transit i.e. meals while on road or travelling will not be provided. No meals will be provided in Last day (Day 5)
Anything which is not mentioned in the inclusion.
To book your trek, you need to pay 30% of the trek fees as advance. Rest 70% to be paid in cash when you reach the basecamp, to be collected by the team leader.
One can pay the amount online(Net Banking, GPay, UPI ID).
Details to be shared on request.
30 days before the trek date, full refund of the paid amount
15 days before the trek date, 50% refund of the paid amount.
Cancellation less than 15days to the start date of the trek, no refund possible
In case Himalayan Passion cancels the trek or trip, full refund will be paid.
One has option to send another person on their behalf.
One has option to adjust the paid amount on any other trek, if a person cannot join the trek he/she paid for(within 365 days)