Dayara Bugyal Trek

Dayara Bugyal Trek – Best Winter Trek in the Uttarakhand Himalayas

Imagining Dayara Bugyal Trek is like imagining yourself standing in the middle of a large field. Now transfer that field at a height of 12,000 ft. high where all you can see is pure white snow. That’s how it looks when you go for Dayara Bugyal trekking tour. Bugyal translates into a vast pastoral land or meadows at an altitude of 3000 ft. – 4000 ft.

In winters, massive snow gets settled over the meadows and it looks like you have entered a white paradise. The land stretches to infinity and as far as you can see, it glitters with snow. One of the rarest thing which you find only in this trek is the panoramic views of the entire Gangotri and Yamunotri ranges.

While on Dayara Bugyal trek Uttarakhand, you can vividly spot the famous Mt. Bandarpunch and the black peak on the right. Under the warm sun, they glow and offers the best views of themselves. The clarity of such views with so much comfort and easy terrain is what makes this trek perfect for people of all ages.

Some of the other peaks which you see on either side are Mt. Shivling, Mt. Jaunli, and DKD2. Dayara Bugyal trek guide you to one of the largest high-altitude Bugyal which expanses about 28 sq. km in length. Imagine approximately 3900 football fields together filled with lush green meadows or pure white snow.

Dayara Bugyal Trek Itinerary- It’s Simply Enchanting!

If you are a great fan of walking through a huge expanse of a lush green garden or snow-white field, you won’t miss the charm of Dayara Bugyal Trek distance. Cross through the sweet fragrant forest trail during the summers. That turns white with snow-topped trees, during the winters. Thus, making camping in Dayara Bugyal, extremely beautiful. Not to mention, both during the summers and winters as well.

Of course, you cannot miss the charm of mystical forests you find on Dayara Bugyal trek package. The dense oak forests look so beautiful both during the summers and winters. During summers, the forest smells sweet and comforting, whereas in winters the same forests get topped with snow. Since the entire trek goes through meadows and forests, you will find a rich community of birds. So, by the time Dayara Bugyal trek the Himalayas, get accompanied with the chirping voices of birds and exotic wildlife around!

In several regions you can spot the rarest of birds and wildlife. During the daytime, often these birds charm you with their chirping too!

What’s the best time for Dayara Bugyal?

  • Dayara Bugyal Trek Summers: –

During Dayara Bugyal trek in April (spring and summer), all the snow melts away, causing the meadows to reappear. Once again, the entire field glows with green meadows and grasslands. The Dayara Bugyal temperature swings between 5 – 15 degrees Celsius which makes trekking pretty comfortable for all hikers.

The summer season also witnesses the blooming of maple tree flowers and other wildflowers, flourishing the entire Dayara Bugyal trek distance with hues of green. With comfortable temperature and pleasant weather, Dayara Bugyal altitude becomes extremely easy to accomplish. It almost looks like you are walking in your own garden, just at a different height. Thus making it an ideal family trek.

Dayara Bugyal Trek Winter: –
Autumn and winter are more about the harsh cold and white snow. The entire Dayara Bugyal trek in November, December, January, & February turns into an endless snowfield. As far as you can see, you will only find snow glowing under the warm sun. But that’s the beauty of this trek during winters. Thus, for people who like a lesser crowd but loads of snow, Dayara Bugyal winter trek is The Perfect Option.

The only thing to worry on about Dayara Bugyal winter trek, is bone chilling cold. Since, Dayara Bugyal weather at the altitude of 12,000 ft., drops below 0 degrees Celsius. So, better grab all your woollens to keep you warm and enjoy the most of Dayara Bugyal during the winters.

Dayara Bugyal Trek Difficulty Level

The terrains at Dayara Bugyal trek map is unlike any other treks. Thus, making it truly unbeatable. As the trek happens over a large expanse of green meadows, the route becomes extremely easy. Especially during summers, when the weather is too comfortable to make the hike.   

Moreover, Dayara Bugyal trek route gradually ascends, making your journey fairly easy to trek on. This is why this trek can even be performed by a 70-year-old or a first-timer. In short, the trekking in Uttarakhand Dayara Bugyal can be performed by hikers of all ages, without any difficulty.

Through the entire trek, the route stays open with meadows and momentary forests in between. The ascend stays gradual and fairly easy to trek on.  

The type of terrain this trek holds is the primary reason why this trek is also recommended to people of all ages. Even a 70-year-old person can easily trek through the entire route and vanquish the peak.

Washroom & Stays/Camps in Dayara Bugyal

The best thing about the Dayara Bugyal trek is their camps. Want to know why?? To add more spices to your adventures, Moustache Escapes give you alpine dome tents on a sharing basis. These tents are extremely thrilling to sleep in.

Imagine your campsite somewhere in the middle of a large field of snow glowing under an ink-blue sky twinkling with millions of stars. Exciting, right!! Camping at Dayara Bugyal comes with super comfy Alpine dome tents in order to make sure you enjoy the most of this trek.

However, Dayara Bugyal trek package comes with dry toilets. Reason being, you will be trekking at high altitudes, and one cannot have properly built washrooms at an altitude of 12,000ft.

For further queries regarding Dayara Bugyal trek cost, Uttarkashi temperature, Delhi to Barnala distance, Dehradun to Uttarkashi bus, Dayara Bugyal height, or Raithal to Dayara Bugyal trek, call us or write to us today!

Get a splendid view of Gangotri and Yamnotri range.
View more than 8 peaks which are higher than 6000 meters.
Enjoy star gazing under the clear sky.
A perfect trek for first timers and families.

Dayara Bugyal Trek Itinerary- 4D/3N

Day 01: Dehradun to Raithal

Altitude: 7,400 ft.
Drive: 184 km (7-8 hrs drive)
Meal Included: Dinner
Stay: Guesthouse

  • Arrive Dehradun by 6 am. Get transferred from Dehradun to Raithal.
  • Enjoy your drive (7 – 8 hours / 184 Km) taking the views of Gangotri mountain range.
  • Reach Raithal by evening and check-in to your stay.
  • Have dinner and retire for the night.

Day 02: Trek from Raithal to Gui Campsite

Trek: 5 km
Altitude: 7,400 ft. to 9,842 ft.
Trek: 6 km (4-5hrs)
Meals Included: Breakfast – Lunch – Evening Snacks- Dinner
Stay: Tents

  • Wake up to a colder morning with snowy mountain views. Have breakfast and get ready to trek.
  • The trek begins through patches of dense forests and a lush green environment.
  • Enjoy the forest trail, with an amazing sight of the Gangotri Range.
  • Reach your campsite in the early evening. Settle in and enjoy the tangerine sunset.
  • Have your dinner and sleep a good night.

Day 03: Trek from Gui Campsite to Dayara Bugyal and back to Gui Campsite

Altitude: 9,842 ft. to 12,057 ft. to 9,842 ft.
Trek: 7 km (5-6hrs)
Meals Included: Breakfast – Lunch – Evening Snacks- Dinner
Stay: Tents

  • Wake up to a chilly morning and get ready for the journey.
  • Comparatively easier trail than Day2, today’s trek is a mix of gradual ascend and descend. Later, cross the tree line to reach the endless meadow of Dayara Bugyal.
  • After 30 – 45 minutes into the trek, you’ll reach the first viewpoint with a small Dhaba sitting quietly in this beautiful landscape.
  • The majestic Himalayan peaks, including Srikanth, Gangotri, Draupadi ka Danda, Jaonli, Bandarpunch, and Swargarohini are visible from the meadow.
  • Enjoy your time at Dayara Bugyal by witnessing amazing views of cows and horses grazing on meadows.
  • Have your packed lunch at Dayara and then return to Gui Campsite.

Day 04: Trek from Gui Campsite to Raithal then Travel to Dehradun

Trek: 5 km, Drive – 185 km
Altitude: 9,842 ft. to 7,388 ft.
Trek: 4 km (3-4hrs)
Drive: 184 km (7-8 hrs)
Meal Included: Breakfast

  • Wake up to an amazing sunrise.
  • Have your breakfast and continue trekking to Raithal.
  • Arrive Raithal and start your drive back to Dehradun.

The trek ends here.

Things to Carry on Dayara Bugyal Trek

1. Shirts / T-shirts –2/3, Jeans / Trekking Pants -2

2. Windproof jacket of decent quality (no flimsy wind cheaters please!) preferably with a hood

3. Warm and thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen sweater

4. Thermal inner wear (upper & lower), Scarf/muffler (optional)

5. Woollen cap, Woollen gloves, Woollen socks & regular socks (3-4 pairs)

6. Comfortable Trekking/Hiking shoes (Waterproof shoes with a thick sole are recommended)

7. Lightweight floaters/sandals/slippers

8. Raincoat / Poncho, Small quick dry towel

9. Water bottle (sturdy ones, no empty Bisleri bottles!!)

10. Cap / Hat to keep the strong sun away from your face

11. Sun glasses (polarized/UV Protected), Walking stick / Trekking pole

12. Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm, Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)

13. Medicines, if requiring any specific medication

14. Personal toiletries

15. Day pack/small bag in case if you are planning to offload your regular backpack

16. Hand Sanitizer

17. Extra face masks

18. Camera if you like (with fully charged batteries)

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