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Dayara Bugyal Trek- Uttarakand

Updated: Feb 26, 2021

Dayara Bugyal is located at an altitude of 3048 meters above sea level in the Uttarkashi region of Uttarakhand. Bhatwari, situated on the Uttarkashi-Gangotri road, from here you can reach this beautiful meadow. To reach Dayara Bugyal, you have to travel about 8 kilometers by trekking from Barsu village, where you can reach by vehicles.

During the winter, you can enjoy skiing on the slopes in this area spread over 28 sq km. This place also offers a spectacular view of the mighty Himalayas. Apart from this, tourists can also enjoy camping facilities near the lake. A trip to Dodital (a freshwater lake) located 30 km from Darya Bugyal is also popular among tourists.

Dayara Bugyal - Image by Khan Isa

How to reach Dayara Bugyal?

Dayara Bugyal Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Dehradun to Raithal

Today you will start early in the morning, driving through the mountains of the Garhwal. You will take a long drive of 200 km which will take you around 7-8 hours to reach Raithal. Raithal is a small village which is located around 32 km from Uttarkashi district.

Stay in Guest House.

Day 02: Raithal to Gui

Today you will start your trek early in the morning with a 4 km climb to Gui. Gui is located at an altitude of 2895 m. It will take around 4-5 hours to complete this 4 km trek from Raithal to Gui.

You will pass through the dense forest of Rhododendrons and gold oak trees. You will find no water sources on the way so you need to carry 1-2 l of water with you.

Stay in tents.

Day 03: Gui to Barnala

Your today's journey will start early in the morning after having breakfast. Barnala is located at an altitude of 3384 m above sea level. It will take you around 3-4 hours to reach Barnala from Gui.

You will pass through the oak forest.

Stay in camps.

Day 04: Barnala to Dayara to Chilpada

Your journey will start through Barnala meadows and dense forest today. On the journey to Dayara Bugyal, you will find tabletop meadows.

From here you can see Rudregaira, Gangotri I, II and III, Draupadi ka Danda I and II, the Black Peak, etc. After spending some time in the beautiful meadows you will get down to the base camp at Chilpada.

Stay in camps.

Day 05: Chilpada to Raithal

Today your day will start by trekking down to Barsu via thick forests. You will reach the village by afternoon.

Stay in camps.

Day 06: Raithal to Dehradun

Drive back to Dehradun. Your trip ends today.

Dayara Bugyal offers a view of beautiful oak forests, herds trekking through vast grasslands. Sheep are seen here in the high hills, which gives a feeling of beauty here. So what are you waiting for? Dayara Bugyal is open all season from summer to winters. Grab your bag and head toward Dayara Bugyal to enjoy the beauty of nature.

Trip Cost

7499/- Per Person (Raithal To Raithal)

9499/- Per Person (Dehradun To Dehradun)

12499/- Per Person (Delhi To Delhi)


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