Dayara Bugyal Trek

The Dayara Bugyal Trek is a captivating Himalayan trek that takes you to the stunning alpine meadows of Dayara Bugyal, nestled in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India. Known for its panoramic views, lush greenery, and vibrant wildflowers, this trek offers a perfect escape into the lap of nature.

Starting from the village of Barsu, the trek takes you through dense forests of oak and rhododendron, charming shepherd huts, and gurgling streams. As you ascend, the landscape transforms into vast meadows adorned with a carpet of colorful flowers, with the majestic peaks of Bandarpoonch and Draupadi Ka Danda as the backdrop.

At Dayara Bugyal, located at an altitude of around 11,500 feet, you can immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the meadows, breathe in the fresh mountain air, and witness the stunning sunrise and sunset over the snow-clad mountains. The tranquil atmosphere, picturesque views, and the opportunity to spot wildlife make this trek a paradise for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.

The Dayara Bugyal Trek is suitable for both beginners and experienced trekkers, with moderate difficulty levels. The trek can be completed in around 4-5 days, allowing ample time to soak in the beauty of the surroundings and engage in camping, stargazing, and exploring the nearby attractions.

With its captivating landscapes, breathtaking vistas, and a sense of tranquility, the Dayara Bugyal Trek promises an unforgettable experience amidst the pristine beauty of the Himalayas.

Show more...
Group Size
Pickup Point

Dehradun to Barsu (7,546 feet)

  • Start your journey from Dehradun and drive to the village of Barsu.
  • Enjoy the scenic drive through charming villages and picturesque landscapes.
  • Arrive at Barsu and rest for the day.
  • Explore the village and get acquainted with the local culture.
  • Overnight stay in Barsu.

Show more...

Barsu to Barnala Tal (8,202 feet)

  • Begin your trek from Barsu towards Barnala Tal.
  • Trek through dense forests of oak and rhododendron, enjoying the lush greenery.
  • Reach Barnala Tal, a beautiful lake surrounded by meadows.
  • Set up camp near the lake and relax amidst the serene surroundings.
  • Overnight stay in tents.
Show more...

Barnala Tal to Dayara Bugyal (11,500 feet)

  • Start early in the morning and trek towards Dayara Bugyal.
  • Experience the breathtaking views as you climb up to the high-altitude meadows.
  • Reach Dayara Bugyal, a vast expanse of alpine meadows with panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks.
  • Set up camp at Dayara Bugyal and spend the rest of the day exploring the meadows.
  • Overnight stay in tents.
Show more...

Dayara Bugyal to Bakaria Top (12,566 feet) and return to Dayara Bugyal

  • Embark on a day trek to Bakaria Top, the highest point in the Dayara Bugyal region.
  • Enjoy the mesmerizing views of the surrounding peaks and valleys from the top.
  • Descend back to Dayara Bugyal and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
  • Capture the sunset views and indulge in stargazing at night.
  • Overnight stay in tents.
Show more...

Dayara Bugyal to Barsu and Dehradun

  • After breakfast, start your descent from Dayara Bugyal to Barsu.
  • Reach Barsu and bid farewell to the beautiful meadows.
  • Board the vehicle and drive back to Dehradun.
  • Arrive in Dehradun, where the trek concludes.

Note: The itinerary may vary slightly depending on weather conditions, group preferences, and the trekking agency's schedule. It's always advisable to consult with a professional trekking organizer for the most accurate and up-to-date itinerary.

Show more...

Please check the Inclusions and Exclusions before booking the trip. If you have any questions feel free to communicate with us.

Show more...
  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • First Aid box
  • Trekking Equipments
  • Guide For Trekking
  • All Permits
  • Farewell dinner
  • Personal Expenses

“Pure Bliss”

Reviewed 24th, October

Waking up to the golden rays of the sun, surrounded by the beauty of nature, was a moment of pure bliss.

Show more...

“Panoramic Views”

Reviewed 07th, May

As I ascended through dense forests and rocky terrains, I was rewarded with panoramic views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks.

Show more...

The Dayara Bugyal Trek is considered to be of moderate difficulty. It involves trekking through forests, meadows, and ascending to high-altitude regions. Basic fitness and stamina are required to complete the trek comfortably.

Show more...

The best time to do the Dayara Bugyal Trek is during the months of May to June and September to November. During these months, the weather is pleasant, and the meadows are in full bloom. However, it is important to check the weather conditions and consult with local authorities before planning the trek.

Show more...

The trek duration for Dayara Bugyal varies from 4 to 5 days, depending on the chosen itinerary. This includes trekking from Barsu to Dayara Bugyal and back, with camping at Barnala Tal and exploring the meadows.

Show more...

The maximum altitude reached during the Dayara Bugyal Trek is approximately 11,500 feet at Dayara Bugyal. The trek involves a gradual ascent, allowing trekkers to acclimatize to the altitude.

Show more...

There are no specific age restrictions for the Dayara Bugyal Trek. However, participants should have a reasonable level of fitness and be able to walk for several hours each day. It is advisable to consult with a trekking organizer or a medical professional before undertaking the trek, especially for individuals with health conditions or age-related concerns.

Show more...

During the trek, accommodation is provided in tents. These tents are usually shared among a small group of trekkers and come with basic sleeping arrangements. It is recommended to carry a sleeping bag for added comfort and warmth.

Show more...

Toilet facilities during the trek are basic and may not be available at all locations. In some campsites, temporary pit toilets may be set up. It is advisable to carry your own toilet paper and maintain proper hygiene practices during the trek.

Show more...

While it is not mandatory, it is highly recommended to hire a local guide or join a guided trekking group for the Dayara Bugyal Trek. A guide can provide valuable insights, ensure your safety, and navigate through the trekking route. They also have knowledge about the local flora, fauna, and culture, enhancing your overall trekking experience.

Show more...

During the trek, basic vegetarian meals are provided, including breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, and dinner. The meals are typically simple and nutritious, consisting of local cuisine and packed food items. It is advisable to carry some energy bars or snacks of your choice to supplement your dietary needs.

Show more...

Trekking to Dayara Bugyal is generally safe, but it is important to take necessary precautions and follow the instructions of the trekking guide. It is advisable to trek in a group, carry essential trekking gear, stay hydrated, and be aware of the weather conditions. Prior preparation, physical fitness, and adherence to safety guidelines will contribute to a safer and enjoyable trekking experience.

Show more...