Dayara Bugyal is one of the most beautiful high altitude meadows of the country located in the Gangotri range of himalayas in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Perched at an altitude of 3408 metres above sea level, this meadow has everything a trekker wishes for. Equally beautiful
throughout the year, Dayara Bugyal covers an astonishing area of 28 km and is among the highest and largest meadows which attracts hundreds of tourists and trekkers from all over the country. With magnificient views of the Himalayan peaks like Mt. Bandarpoonch, Kalanag,
Jaonli, Srikanth, and the Gangotri group of Peaks. Hike to Dayara Bugyal starts from a small village called Raithal which is 30 km from Uttarkashi. The hike to Dayara Bugyal is of 8 km andis of easy to medium grade. The trek trail passes through thick coniferous forests and then opens to a vast grassland i.e. Dayara Bugyal. This trek is accessible throughout the year and offersdifferent views seasonally. It is also a perfect skiing location for the skiing lovers in the months of January and February.
The trek trail being of easy to moderate level, it requires less fitness levels and is
suitable to every age group and people as compared to other Himalayan treks.
Hike to one of the Highest meadows of India.
Accessible throughout the year and is beautiful in all seasons. Greenery from Apr
– Oct and Snow laden trails from Nov-Mar
A small trek offering bigger mountain experiences
Easy Trek which can be done by any one. Lesser efforts with greater rewards
A complete peace offering place at the summit view.
The destination offers a complete 360 degree view of mighty Himalayan peaks.
Mt. Bandarpoonch, Mt Jaonli, Mt. Srikanth and Mt. Draupadi ka Danda seems at
an arms distance from the Bugyal
Altitude: 2000 metres, 185 km drive
The trekkers will be picked up from Haridwar Bus/Railway Station at 7.00 a.m.
from where the journey will begin. Haridwar is well connected with Delhi
through railway and road route. Overnight Buses and Trains are available.
A 185 km road ride to Raithal from Haridwar crossing the cities of Rishikesh,
Chamba and Uttarkashi travelling across the river Bhagirathi, the main source of
Breakfast and lunch during the travel will be provided in the road side inns. The
cost of the meals during the travel will be paid by the individual.
Arrival at Raithal village, a small village located 20 km above the city of
Uttarkashi which serves as the starting point of the trek.
Stay at the homestay in Raithal.
A quick introduction & briefing session with the trek leader and fellow trekkers.
Dinner and rest at the homestay.
Altitude: 2898 metres, 5 km trek
Hike to Gui Campsite from Raithal after the breakfast.
A 5 km ascend trek to Gui campsite of easy grade passing through patches of
Arrival at the Gui campsite, hot lunch at the campsite.
An evening acclimatization walk in the nearby area.
Evening refreshments and snacks post walk.
Dinner at the campsite.
Overnight stay at the camps.
Altitude: 3408 metres, 4 km trek
Hike to Dayara Bugyal from the campsite after the breakfast.
The trek trail to Dayara Bugyal is of moderate ascent passing through the forests
of Oak and Rhondendron with level walks in between till Dayara.
Rest and packed lunch at the Dayara View point.
Hike back to Gui Campsite from Dayara Top.
Arrival at the campsite followed by evening refreshments and snacks.
Trekkers will be provided dinner and stay at the campsite
Altitude: 2898 metres, 5 km trek and 230 km drive
Descend back to Raithal village from Gui after breakfast on a 5 km descend
trail.Hike through the same way from where we have ascended.
A 230 km drive back to Haridwar from Raithal village passing through
Uttarkashi, Chamba and Rishikesh.
Expected time of arrival in Haridwar will be Late evening. So you can plan your
travel further accordingly.
Raithal to Raithal
Veg Meals – Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner
Tents(Triple/Double Sharing), Sleeping Bags, Sleeping Matts
Gears: Micro Spikes and Gaiters as per snow conditions
Accommodation in Home stay/guest house on (Quad/Triple/Double Sharing)
In heritage Homestay dorm sharing for 6 members
Experienced and Qualified Guides
Friendly and supportive staff
Medical Amenities – First Aid Kits, Oxymeters, oxygen cylinders.
Sanitised and Hygienic Camp sites and Hotels
Anything not mentioned in inclusion list
Meals during Transportation
Any kind of personal Expenses
Unscheduled or extended stay due to road blocks, Landslides
Porter/mule charges (Personal), Back pack offloading Charges
Cost of Evacuation in case of emergency
No of Persons (1-4) : Hatch Back – Alto, Swift or Equivalent Vehicle
No of Persons (5-8) : Tata Sumo/Mahindra Bolero or Equivalent Vehicle
No of Persons (9-12): Tempo Traveler