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“Dayara Bugyal Trek” Explore The Majestic Beauty of Meadow in Himalayas

Dayara Bugyal trek starts from 2600 meters to 3048 meters. A 9 km trek through the jungle and rhododendron trace leads to this ancient place. Dayara Bugyal has gained popularity in the past few years and attracts a large number of trekkers every year. Every year shepherds come to this place with their cattle in summer and continuing until early winter. In winter, grasslands turn into snow lands with the potential for skiing and snow activities.

Dayara Bugyal, located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, it is situated at an altitude of 3048 meters above sea level. Located on Uttarkashi Gangotri Road, a place called Bhatwari leads to this beautiful meadow. To reach Dayara Bugyal, travelers have to reach the village of Barsu, which is the last village of Dayara Bugyal. Trekkers can easily reach here by vehicles. Trekking here has to cover a distance of about 8 kilometers.

This place offers spectacular Himalayan views. Tourists can also experience and enjoy camping facilities near the lake (Dayara Bugyal). There is also Dodital located at a distance of 30 km from Dayara Bugyal. Which is quite popular among trekkers.

Dayara Bugyal has beautiful grass forests, herds of trekking through vast grasslands. You can find many flocks of sheep here in the high hills. Which gives a feeling of beauty here.

  • Area – Garhwal Himalaya
  • Day – 6 days (3 days journey / 3 days trek)
  • Trekking Grade – Easy
  • Altitude – 3408 m.
  • Track Length – 40 km


About Dayara Bugyal Trek

Dayara Bugyal starts from Bhatwadi or Rithal or Barsu village in the Uttarkashi-Gangotri route. Located at an altitude of 3,048 feet, this Bugyal is like a journey to heaven on earth. There are many Bugyals in Garhwal that people are not yet aware of. Their full beauty can be felt only by going there. Which includes spectacular pictures of the liberal Himalayas such as Bandar Poonch, Kalanag, Shrikhand Mahadev, Srikanth Shikhar, and Gangotri Peak. Dayara Bugyal Trek is encircled by rich floor coverings of wildflowers and thick woodlands of maple and fog valleys.

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Dayara Bugyal Trek

The Trek starts at Village Barsu, an exceptionally flawless spot with an alternate style of hovels constructed for what it’s worth. Individuals there with grinning faces who show how upbeat and substance they are, live among nature. Dayara in the local tongue alludes to a roundabout plot of land, mirroring the loop formed grassy turf of this Bugyal, margined by dull oak and maple woods and past the green reaches, a gleaming snowline of the Bandarpoonch and different extents. A meandering aimlessly stroll through the undulated fields of Dayara will deliver you once again from the world edges of its green biological system, the murmuring wild of the oak woods, and someplace far away, a breathless peak view panorama gradually unveiling. The sunsets from the mountains are wonderful, drawing excellent scenes each passing moment.

Dayara Bugyal Trek Route

Dehradun – Uttarkashi – Barsu – Barnala Tal – Dayara Bugyal


Activities To Do At Dayra Bugyal

Trekking: Dayara Bugyal Trek is the ideal decision for tenderfoots as the trip course is simpler to cross than other troublesome journeys. With the Vedanta valleys, starting streams, and the clear greenery that one experiences, it is nothing but unexpected that Dayara Bugyal Trek offers. It is one of the most picturesque treks in Uttarakhand.

Village Tour: Barsu village is the last village that Dayara encounters before starting his campaign for Bugyal. It is additionally considered as the base camp of Dayara Bugyal. One can roam the village and learn about their way of life, customs and festivals.

Photography: The whole course of Dayara Bugyal merits clicking with your camera as the whole course is loaded up with excellent flowers and bushes and encompassed by sumptuous valleys. For nature-picture takers, Dayara Bugyal offers a lot of chances to catch nature at its best.

Things To Carry for Dayara Bugyal Trek

  • Trekking Shoes and Trekking Pole
  • Backpack or Haversack
  • ID proof
  • At least 3 layers of warm clothing – including thermals and a raincoat for the top and bottom
  • Synthetic Gloves and Socks (3 pairs)
  • Hat, Balaclava, Sunglasses
  • Lip Balm and Sunscreen
  • Essential Toiletries
  • Flashlight with an extra battery
  • Extra Plastic Bag
  • Instant food such as energy bars and Snacks and Water Bottles
  • Medicine Kit
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Best time To Visit Dayara Bugyal Trek

April to June in summer and October to December in winter are considered to be the best time to visit Dayara Bugyal Trek.

In summer: the weather is mild; It is neither too cold nor too hot. During the summer season, peaks are visible. It is advisable to wear light woolen clothes.

In monsoon: The best time to go trekking is the best time yet, as there is a possibility of roads being blocked.

How To Reach Dayara Bugyal 

By Air: Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest Airport which is about 200 km from Uttarkashi. Bus and Taxi services are available from Dehradun airport to Uttarkashi.

By Train: Haridwar, Rishikesh, & Dehradun Railway Stations are the nearest railway stations to Uttarkashi which is around 200 km approx. From here one can take a Bus or Taxi to reach Uttarkashi.

By Road: State transport buses run regularly between Uttarkashi and Rishikesh/Dehradun. Buses of State Transport and of many local transport companies operate regularly between Uttarkashi and Dehradun (200 km), Haridwar (250 km). Dayara Bugyal is 30 Km by road from Uttarkashi to Bhatwari/Raithal.

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