OVERVIEWDayara Bugyal is a beautiful and vast high altitude meadow undulating from 3050m to 3300m in altitude. Camping at Dayara Bugyal can be one of the finest experiences that one can have on Himalayan treks. The spectacular view from the top includes Bandarpoonch, Draupadi-ka-danda, Srikanth, Rudragaira, Gangotri I,II,III, Jaonli, Black peak and many other unnamed peaks.
The trek to Dayara bugyal is short and easy paced. It is suitable to people of all ages and interests. Highlights are villages, forests, meadows and Himalayan views. Whether one is looking to trek with family and kids or wanting some peaceful time with nature, Dayara Bugyal is an apt trip for all.
Day 1 : Haridwar to Uttarkashi/Barsu(2300m), overnight guest house
Day 2 : Trek Barsu to Barnala meadows (2600m), overnight camp
Day 3 : Trek Barnala to Dayara Bugyal (3050m), overnight camp
Day 4 : Hike to the Bakariya top and return to Dayara Bugyal for overnight
Day 5 : Trek Dayara Bugyal to Barsu, overnight guest house
Day 6 : Road journey to Haridwar
Price IncludesCamping gear, kitchen and mess arrangements, manpower for cooking, all meals during trek, porters/mules for luggage transfer for guests, two nights guest house stay at Barsu/Uttarkashi as described in the schedule and non AC surface transfers ex Haridwar/Rishikesh.
Price ExcludesTrain fares, expenses of personal nature, insurance of any kind, alcoholic drinks, refreshments/meals during the road journey and during guest house stay, anything not mentioned explicitly in the above program.
Booking / Cancellation policy- Tour needs to be booked at least 45 days in advance. Full payment is required to confirm a booking.
- 75 % refund if cancellation happens 20 days prior to departure
- 50 % refund if cancellation happens 10 days prior to departure
- No refund for any cancellation/no show in the last 10 days prior to departure
ITINERARYDay 1 : Early morning pickup from Haridwar/Rishikesh, drive about 7 hours to reach Uttarkashi/Barsu(2300m), overnight guest house.
Day 2 : Trek from Barsu to Barnala (2600m). The trek from Barsu village starts from a small water body. The path almost constantly climbs gradually along the village fields to enter a forest area. We would cross further from a shepherd shelter to arrive at Barnala meadows, overnight camp
Day 3 : Trek Barnala to Dayara Bugyal (3050m), on a constant ascent through forest. As the tree line thins towards the top we reach the vast open meadows of Dayara Bugyal. Overnight camp.
Day 4 : Early morning hike to the Bakariya top which gives a vantage 360 degrees view of the surrounding peaks and the Assi Ganga valley. After spending some time on the summit we return to Dayara Bugyal for a relaxed afternoon at leisure. Overnight camp.
Day 5 : Trek Dayara Bugyal to Barsu, would be a long descent over the same route that we covered in the initial two days. Overnight guest house.
Day 6 : Road journey to Haridwar.
TRAVEL ADVISORYPACKING LIST
Personal torch, small daypack/backpack to hold the day walk necessities, all clothing/luggage in rucksack/soft bags suitable to be carried on ponies, warm clothing, inner fleece body warmer lining, comfortable shoes suitable for hikes/treks, windproof jacket, warm headgear/balaclava, gloves, trekking pole, cameras, personal medication ( first aid would be provided ), sun protection and moisturizing cream etc.
- Trekking programs in the Himalayas not necessarily would always run exactly as scheduled. Allow for unplanned long days or early camps due to weather disruptions or similar causes.
- Any additional expenses which might occur due to delays, weather disruptions, medical evacuation etc. would need to be borne by the participants. All participants are recommended to have a travel insurance that covers trekking and wilderness travel.
The tour starts from Haridwar, and ends at Haridwar.
- Participants from Delhi are recommended to travel by the following trains:
+ Delhi to Haridwar: Overnight by 14041 Mussoorie Express or 12205 Nanda Devi Express
+ Haridwar to Delhi: Overnight by 14042 Mussoorie Express or 12206 Nanda Devi Express