Dayara Bugyal Trek

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Dayara Bugyal – A Great Winter Trek in the Uttarakhand Himalayas

Dayara Bugyal Trek is a spectacular and beautiful Bugyal. Dayara Bugyal Trek lies in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, India and the maximum altitude of this Bugyal. 11,181 ft. It starts from a small village of Barsu.  Amazing mountain views Thrilling hikes, and some of Uttarakhand finest alpine meadows. Magnificent forest area, beautiful campsites, ancient villages, high points.

Dayara Bugyal Trek lies among the best treks in Uttarakhand. The vast meadows stretch from 10,000 to 11,181 ft in the Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand.

This beautiful place stands in between high snow-covered peaks which together make an excellent sight. On the other hand, the meadows remain covered in snow. So, consequently, it turns out to be the most fantastic winter trek in Uttarakhand. And, also an excellent Skiing destination. Dayara Bugyal is around 28 km2 to 30 km2. I have spread.

The special thing is also that Bedni Bugyal enclosure in Dayara Bugyal Uttarakhand is the Biggest Bugyal, There is always a change in the weather in these mountains, and the temperature of Dayara Bugyal varies with time.

Beautiful Snow in Dayara Bugyal Trek

Excellent Himalayan Views and Surroundings in Dayara Bugyal Trek

Undulating meadows of Dayara are real bliss for the trekkers. It is a perfect trek that does choose in winters as well as summers! The charm and serene aura of this trek are attracting many people across the globe.

The white sheet of snow in winters gives trekkers a chance to do “Skiing” here and the blooming meadows become a feast for the eyes when the snow melts.

Subsequently, the Dayara Bugyal and Bakaria Top offer majestic views of high Himalayan peaks! The peaks visible from there are –, Rudregaira, Gangotri I, II & III, Jaonli, Draupadi ka Danda I & II, Black peak, Bandarpoonch, and many other unnamed peaks are visible from Dayara Bugyal meadow But, do not miss heavenly sunrise and sunsets views during your trek.

Also, this magical valley attracts trekkers across the globe. The carpeted wildflowers bloom together and make the scenery picturesque. The serene environment and walking under the shade of trees gives a sense of relief. Therefore, it is a great Winter and Summer Trek with excellent views and magnificent surroundings.

Beautiful Forest with Snow in Dayara Bugyal Trek

Beautiful Mountain Village in Dayara Bugyal Trek Route

Dayara Bugyal Trek is a High-altitude meadow for treks with natural scenery, campgrounds & historic mountain villages. I think this is a perfect Himalayas trek in Uttarakhand. For Dayara Bugyal Trek, we have to go through the village of Barsu.  You get a chance to cover the beauty of this village; there is also a beautiful pond in the middle of the village,

Barsu is a small hamlet at an altitude of 2,240 meters in the Uttarkashi district. The small village of Barsu has a GMVN Guest House and some hotels. There are also some home stays as well in the picturesque village. This place is excellent for bird watching because ground birds can be easily seen here.

People here are very good and helpful; these people always welcome travelers heartily, We continue to come here for the trek, so the people here are close to our heart, If you guys want to stay home for the truth, then you will know the people here, We hill people are always welcomed by the traveling people, Anyway, when you come for this trek, you can visit the village in Evening.

Dayara Bugyal Camp

What can you see from Borasu to Barnala and how will it feel?

Bakariya top max 12698 ft and is a normal step ascends till Barnala. We pass through the beautiful landscape of laced of Rhododendrons, forest cover of Silver Oaks, Deodar. Barnala is a place from where the famed meadow of Dayara starts.

The miles of green undulating meadows stretching as far as your eye can see are a beautiful sight. The Barnala and Dayara ridges can be seen right from the lawns at Barsu. It is an easy-moderate climb with some stiff edges in between. Barnala, a small meadow, is on top of the first ridge. Take the pathway that goes beside the wall of passing the village fields.

The fields give way to trees within ten minutes of the climb. The trees, a mix of local deciduous varieties, oak and rhododendron, create a beautiful mix of colors when their leaves glisten in the morning sun.

The trail to the high alpine meadow Dayara Bugyal is through the Barnala meadows. The landscape is picturesque and the dense forests lend a sneak peek of the greater Himalayas. As you end the ascend at Dayara, the vast meadow unfolds in front of you.

Dayara Bugyal Base Camp

Butter & Milk, Holy Festival Celebrated in Dayara Bugyal Trek

Every year, all the people of Dayara Bugyal, Barsu or Raithal Villages and Uttarkashi Gangotri area people, and trekkers from different parts of India. Took part in the annual ‘Butter Festival’ celebrate the Butter and holy Festival with great pomp.

This is the local festival here, on this day; Lord Krishna is done to make him happy. This butter festival is celebrated in the middle of Dayara Bugyal, which is very beautiful and wonderful.

Dayara Bugyal Trek with Himalayan Hikers Banner

Why choose Dayara Bugyal Trek?

Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing the Dayara Bugyal trek.

See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of 24 km which is to be covered into 6 days. Yet, it comes under a moderate level of easy to moderate because of the things that this trek has to offers.

No high altitude mountain sickness due to the forthcoming of the forest region and this is the easy level trek

The trail is not that abrupt and sheer as compared to other treks. So, beginners can easily do this trek. And family

You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, meadows, lakes, pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali heritage and culture Gangotri range.

During the winter season, this fascinating Dayara Bugyal remains covered in snow and the white sheet of snow makes it look like a magical wide snow-land.

And, in summers, the valley turns totally different and amusing because of meadows, wildflowers and woods blooming in different colors.

Trekkers with Trekking Dayara Bugyal Trek Certificate

The altitude we are going to cover in Dayara Bugyal Trek

Barsu Village – 7,423 Ft

Barnala Tal camp – 9,884 ft

Dayara Bugyal Altitude – 11,181 ft

Bakaria Top – 12,645 ft

Gui – 9,750 ft

Key Points of Dayara Bugyal trek

Duration: – 5 Nights 6 Days from Dehradun to Dehradun

Base camp: – Barsu village

Summer Temperature: – Day (5°C to 15°C) Night (2° C to 8° C)

Winter Temperature: – Day (-2°C to -5° C) Night (-5°C to -12°C)

Dayara Bugyal Altitude: – 11,181 feet

Best Time: – All year

Trek Level: – Moderate

Trek distance: – On foot 24 Km – By taxi 350 km

Group Size: – 20 people

My personal belief is that people can do this trek from a minimum of 5 years to 60 years.

But it is necessary to be fit to do this trek

And you can do this trek in the year; these are the plan for both summer and winter,

For Winter Trek, I think it is necessary for people from 10 years to 55 years

This trek will be a relief and joy for the first time visitors. This trek will increase new energy and confidence in you

Short Itinerary of Dayara Bugyal Trek

Day 1- Pick up to you from Dehradun railway station – Drive to Barsu village – 175 Km (7/8 Hours (7,423 feet) overnight stay Hotel

Day 2 – Trek from Barsu village to Barnala Tal (05 km) (4/5 Hours) (9,884 feet) overnight stay camp

Day 3 – Trek from Barnala Tal camp to Exploration Day Bakaria top summit back to camp (4/5 Hours) overnight stay camp

Day 4 – Trek from Barnala Tal to Gui camp (05 km) (3/4 Hours) (9,750 feet) overnight camp

Day 5- Trek from Gui to Raithal village (4 km) (4/5 Hours) overnight stay camp

Day 6 –Drive from Raithal village to Dehradun by taxi (175 km) (7/8 Hours)

Dayara Bugyal Route Map

How to Teach Dayara Bugyal Trek?

First of all, you people have to come to Dehradun

From Dehradun itself, you will go with the Himalayan hikers for this trek.

In Dehradun, you will get our staff that will arrange transport for you. The contact no Transport coordinator or our office team will be give you a  week ago to your departure

Train and flight are always available from where you will go to Dehradun

Himalayan Hikers arranged for your transport from Dehradun railway station or Airport

Transport costs will be pay to directly your taxi driver pick up and drop both sides

Dehradun to Barsu Dehradun to Barsu Route Map

Your Travel Plan for the Dayara Bugyal Trek

If you are traveling from Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai or Gujarat any other city, so you will have to come to Delhi, you will get a train from Delhi for Dehradun comfortably.

Option 01:- By Train

All trekkers booked yourself the,

Nanda Devi Express to Dehradun (Train no is 12206 Departure 11:30 pm: – Reached Dehradun 5:45

Dehradun Express- to Dehradun (Train no is 12687 Departure -9:10 pm:- Reached Dehradun 5:00 am

Take both overnight trains Dehradun to from new Delhi- Dehradun Special A/C train from Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station the best option to you. The train reached at Dehradun railway station morning 5:45 to 6:30 am if you Meet to Our office Member – joining to our upcoming batches and Group.

Option 02:- By Air –

Jolly Grant airport is the nearest airport in Dehradun. Located about 27 km for the Dehradun city. There are flights available from all states to Dehradun, you can go online and book your tickets. These are easy and easy ways for you and you also save your time, Taxis are available from the airport to Dehradun at all time costs Rs. 800/* one-way pay to directly

Option 03:- By Bus

You can reach Dehradun from Delhi by a bus, board it from (Delhi) ISBT, it is good if you are booked the seats.

(Reach Dehradun Railway Station between 5:00 am to 6:00 am and the vehicle will be arranged from there.)

ATM Point and Mobile Connectivity in Dayara Bugyal Trek

ATM Point

Before starting the journey to Dayara bugyal Trek, make sure that you need payments, and then take out the cash on the way, Barsu base camp no bank and ATM., Uttarkashi  market is the last place where you can withdraw cash from ATM,   (If you want to withdraw money then do it in Dehradun.)

Mobile Connectivity

The phone does not work well on it. Therefore, you should ensure that you do not have to make any important calls.  Only BSNL, Airtel, Idea, work in Base Camp Barsu, Remember, these networks also sometimes do not work. Because the signal strength is not good. So make sure you finish all your important work and calls before starting the trek. Last Uttarkashi, Bhatwari, your device will receive good networks.


Day 1: Pickup from Dehradun Railway Station and Drive to Barsu village

Total distance-175 km – 7/8 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By taxi

Altitude – – Barsu village – 7,423 feet

Night stay – Our GMVN – on twin share basis

Himalayan Hikers organizes transport for trekkers from Dehradun Railway Station in the morning which will leave for Barsu village around 6:00 am to 7:00 am.

Get in the vehicle from Dehradun and enjoy the picturesque journey along Bhagirathi River’s bank and forest stretches to reach Barsu village. It is the base camp of Dayara Bugyal trek.

Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand and one of the most beautiful places in India. The main attraction of this place is Rajpur road go through it and get a glimpse of Dehradun’s beauty. Reach Mussoorie after an hour which is also known as “Queen of Hills”. People visit it heavily during vacations with their family and friends.

After half an hour, stop at Suwa Kholi Have breakfast there and witness people from different parts of the world. The break will be of maximum 1 hour. Ahead the peaks are visible and further you will come close

Further you will cross the small Chinyalisaur of Dharasu Reach Uttarkashi around 1:30 pm and take a break there for lunch. After having Go through the picturesque zig zag road.

Reach there in 7/8 hours on first day and get delicious views of Draupadi Ka Danda, Shrikhand Mahadev, Mt Jaonli and Gangotri group of peaks and near Barsu village Freshen up and enjoy evening snacks in the open Garden with great views.

You will be provided some details after which you can go for evening walk but be at the hotel, GMVN for dinner.


Day 2 : Trek from Barsu village to Barnala Tal

Total distance – 05 km – 4/5 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – Barnala tal – 9,884 feet

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

Today after breakfast the trek starts from Barsu village, go through the forest cover of Deodar, Oaks, Rhododendrons and Silver Birch. On the way catch clear views of Gangotri group of peaks.

Continue trekking to reach your campsite Barnala Tal and witness towering peaks of Bandarpoonch, Draupadi Ka Danda, Shrikhand Mahadev and Black peak.


Day 3 : Exploration Day Bakaria top summit back to camp Dayara

Trek Distance – 08 km – 5/6 Hours journey

Mode of journey – on foot

Altitude – Bakaria Top Summit – 12,645 feet

Night Stay – Camp site – on twin share basis

Today after breakfast start trek Dayara Bugyal and Bakaria top Summit with packed lunch and day peak, offer great sight of Bandarpunch (6,300 Meters) and Black peak (6,387 Meters)

The major attraction of Bakaria top is the lovely views of some towering peaks like – Draupadi Ka Danda, Shrikhand Mahadev, Mt Jaonli and Gangotri group of mountains.

The meadows are at full bloom in the months of May and June and in winters it turns into an Iceland, the meadows remains covered in white carpet of snow.

The top point is Bakaria top, head to the top and witness magnificent panorama views of lofty Himalayan peaks.

Reach Bakaria Top summit (12,645 Feet) around 1:30 pm and take a break there for lunch. I hope today provide to you Veg biryani, after having Go through.

Now get ready to descend through the pristine beauty of the meadows. Retrace your steps and return to camp


Day 4 : Trek from Barnala Tal to Gui camp (05 km) (4/5 Hours) (9,750 feet) overnight camp

Trek Distance –05 km – 4/5 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot – 05 km

Night Stay –Gui camp – on twin share basis

Today we will go to the new camp after the breakfast, this is the second route of this trek, this is beautiful forest route this path is adapted from a very beautiful and serene environment, in this way we will meet birds and beautiful trees Gui camp is very good and pleasing to the mind, The path descends here so rest go down easily   Today we will stay in this camp and will enjoy ourselves in the environment here. Overnight stay camp.


Day 5 : Trek from Gui to Raithal village (4 km) (4/5 Hours) overnight stay camp

Total distance 04 km – 4/5 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot – 04 km

Night Stay : Our GMVN – on twin share basis

Today we will go to another beautiful village which is another very beautiful village in this area; The name of this village is Raithal. People start trek from here, they are also known from a tourist village, Even today when we go from Gui Camp to Rathle Village, these are also the descending road, these days are the last day of this trek, so trek from the well today we are staying hotel in Raithal village.


Day 6 : Drive from Raithal village to Dehradun by taxi (175 km) (7/8 Hours)

Mode of journey 175 km – By taxi

Today – It is your last breakfast on this trek with Himalayan Hikers team. The certificates will be given and after some beautiful photos we will bid you all a goodbye from Dayara bugyal trek. Scenic drive from Raithal to Dehradun you are reach Dehradun 5:00 to 6:00 pm evening.

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava



Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)


Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)


Band aid


Stretchable/Elastic bandage


Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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22 Dec to 27 Dec 2020 (Open)

25 Dec to 30 Dec 2020 (Open)

26 Dec to 31 Dec 2020 (Open)

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included


Reviews (6)

6 reviews for Dayara Bugyal Trek

  1. Anuradha Mallya

    With my kids in tow, embarked on a trek to Dayara Bugyal in the Himalayas in mid-April and what a wonderful & Memorable experience it turned out to be. Want to thank a few people who made it happen –
    Priyanka Pai – Mountain aficionado & a spokesperson for the Himalays – Thank you so much for making dreams come true
    Kuldeep Rawat & Himalayan hikers you guys are the best! thanks so much for everything you did.. we had the time of our life!
    Here is a small photo story of the wonderful memoried that we created

  2. Sakshar Sarkar

    good team and experience

  3. Avi Sharma

    Kuldeep Ji, I must say fantastic service. You answered every question in a great manner and cleared our doubts. And, when we went on Dayara Bugyal trek, it was no less than a paradise. Your professionalism and enthusiastic way to work makes you the best.

  4. aparana pai

    Dayara Bugyal (4th trek with them) we are from Bangalore Fantastic trip, extremely supportive folks, always so cheerful, even with 10inches of snow around; bringing hot pasta to your tent at 4pm and shaking the snow off your tent at 3am! They are totally reliable and safe, and help you feel totally confident in yourself and your own ability! Thank you team Himalayan Hikers. Shukriya

  5. jagadeesh j

    Jagadeesh J

    Their team of trekking guides are the best bunch. Coordination, Planning and Execution are spot on. We have done Dayara and Kedarkantha trek with kids through HH. The overall experience was very nice. Recommended.

  6. Arindam Saha

    A awesome route and a Awsome Himalayan Hikkers team… Really enjoyed the trip.
    Now my every North India trek route I book with Himalayan Hikkers. They are well organized and co-ordinated, believe me they always take care of their guests with utmost importance.
    I recommend Himalayan Hikkers strongly.
    They do customized trekking / tours also as per your convenience.
    Keep it up team Himalayan Hikkers 👍

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