6 Days 5 Nights
As famously quoted by John Muir, “In every walk with nature, one receives more than he seeks.” Dayara Bugyal is one such trek that floors you with much more than you can dream of. Whether you are seeking a blissful walk through dense alpine forests or dreaming of setting up a camp in the scenic campsites or simply willing to explore the rich culture of quaint mountain villages, Dayara Bugyal leaves no stone unturned in surprising you with its generous offerings. This amazingly beautiful and lavish grassland cradled between gigantic Himalayan peaks extends as far as one can see. All this plus thrilling hikes to beautiful summits surrounded by scintillating mountain views and endless expanses of Alpine meadows, Dayara Bugyal is one mountain destination with all the ingredients of a perfect Himalayan Trek. To top it all, it is an easy-moderate trek, an incredibly rare combination!
Mixed forests of oak, pines, walnut, maples and rhododendrons, trails running through meadows of Bakaria Top and Dayara Bugyal and the colossal Gangotri range with the imposing Bandarpoonch inviting you in an open embrace make Dayara Bugyal in Uttarkashi district, an enthralling trekking locale. The misty mornings of Dayara Bugyal make for the most spectacular settings.
Gradual ascents (barring a few tricky ascents) and fairly easy descents of Dayara Bugyal trek are just ideal for beginners.
Being an easy to moderate trek, Dayara Bugyal is an ideal choice for beginners. It is the perfect destination for someone looking for soft thrill and adventure. The trek can be easily undertaken by first-timers without any prior trekking experience.
The total distance between Delhi and Dayara Bugyal is 445 km. Out of this distance, 433 km is covered by transport. Only the remaining distance of 12 km is covered by trek.
Drive from Dehradun to Barsu is soaked in divine beauty. You pass through the zig-zag mountain terrain alongside the bubbling Bhagirathi river. The towns of Chamba, Uttarkashi, Bhatwari enthrall you en route as you finally reach the quaint yet progressive village of Barsu. There is a tiny reservoir in Barsu.
Explore the scenic hamlet of Barsu which is the base camp to Dayara Bugyal trek and Gidara Bugyal trek. It is also home to some exotic mountain birds like a black eagle.
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.
After a heavy breakfast, you are set to undertake the 5 km trek from Barnala to reach Dayara Bugyal. This is the most exciting and beautiful day of the trek. The steep trek of around 4 hours brings you to the majestic meadow bedecked by imposing Himalayan peaks of Bandarpooch, Kala Nag, Gangotri range, Jaonli, and Srikanth.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.
Wake up to the chirping of birds and in peaceful aura. After breakfast, bid adieu to the amazing Bandarpoonch peak and start descending to Barsu village.
Follow the same path and reach Barsu village.Today you explore every nook and corner of this ravishing offering of nature. Dayara Bugyal showcases a unique and distinct panorama from each angle. Click some picture-perfect shots, explore the length and breadth
It is your last breakfast on this trek with Rockclimber team. The certificates will be given and after some beautiful photos we will bid you all a good bye from Barsu village .scenic drive from Barsu to Dehradun you are reach Dehradun 6 pm evening.