Pushtara Bugyal Winter Trek takes you to the untouched beauty of Uttarakhand. If you are a peace lover and want to do a winter snow trek away from crowded batches and people then Pushtara Bugyal Winter Trek is best for you.
Why is Pushtara Bugyal is best winter trek in the Himalayas?
During your trek, the 250-degree panorama of snow-capped mountains stays with you! The view almost makes you realize that these mountains are walking side by side as you cross the ridge that makes its way across the landscape. When you look down you will find meadows down on both sides and this is what makes Phulera Ridge a unique experience.
Pushtara Bugyal is one of the unknown heavens in Uttarakhand. You will love camping near an overflowing river and enjoying the morning near lush green meadows. It is among the most comfortable and attractive camping spots on Phulara Ridge Trek.
Pushtara Bugyal trek is located in Mori Tehsil of Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand at an altitude of 3530m above sea level. You will find many trekking destinations in the Uttarkashi district but when it comes to the beautiful landscape and unknown destinations, Pushtara Bugyal is best among Har Ki Doon, Kedarkantha and Bali Pass. The best time you can visit Pushtara Bugyal is May and June as well as August and September.
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Day 1:-Dehradun to Sankri (200 km/ 7 hours drive)
You will start at Dehradun early in the morning so that you can reach Sankri by evening. Its a long ride and you will drive along the Yamuna river and tons river. In the evening you will reach Sankri which is located at an altitude of 6397 feet. Sankri is a small market where you can buy all the essentials. You can also rent trekking accessories as per your need.
Day 2:- Sankri to Silkota (4-5 hours/trek: 7-8 km)
Early in the morning, you will start your trek after having your breakfast in Sankri. Sankri is also a base camp for many popular treks like Kedarkantha, Bali Pass and Borasu Pass.
After a couple of clearings, you will start trekking to your destination for the day that is Silkota. It is a 5-6 hours trek and you will pass through a thick pine forest. Silkota is situated at an altitude of 9300 feet, surrounded by tall pine trees and dense oak forest.
Overnight camping at Silkota.
Day 3: Silkota to Bhoj Gadi (5-6 hours/trek: 4-5 km)
After breakfast, begin trekking through the dense forest to the banqueting train with a long trail. You will then approach the forest clearing, which opens to grasslands with yellow flowers. This walkthrough of the green bugyal will take you to the Bhoj Gadi. Bhoj Gadi is located at an altitude of 11,155 feet.
You will be staying in tents at the campsite in Bhoj Gadi.
Day 4: Bhoj Gadi to Pushtara via Phulara Ridge(5-6 hours/6km)
Today is the most adventurous trek as you will be walking along Phulara Ridge. Today you will walk for 3-4 hours on Phulera Ridge with the beautiful view of snow-capped Himalayan mountains. After crossing the ridge, you will enter into a dense forest and reach Pushtara Bugyal. Pushtara Bugyal is situated on the edge of a vast, rich plains mountain with spectacular views of the Himalayan peaks.
Overnight stay in a tent.
Day 5: Pushtara to Sankri (1920 m / 5 hours)
Today's trek is an easy one. You will start early in the morning and decent up to the village of Taluka. You will start descending into the green meadows, followed by a trek to the dense deodar forest. It will take around 5-hour to reach the village of Taluka.
From Taluka, you will drive to Sankri. Overnight stay in a tent or guesthouse in Sankri or Mori.
Day 6: Sankri to Dehradun
After breakfast, begin the journey to Dehradun.
Pushtara Bugyal 4 Nights Package
Cost Per Person
₹ 9999 (2 - 4 Persons)
₹ 7999 (5+ Persons)
₹ 12999 (For Solo Trekker)
October: 9, 16, 23, 30
November: 6, 13, 20,27
December: 4, 11, 18, 15
Toilet paper & wipes
Back pack (50-60l)
Fleece jackets and thermals
Led torch (with extra batteries)
Mosquito & insect repellent
Included in the package
Certified Trek Leaders are provided to you by Walking The Himalayas.
All the trekking essentials like Tents, Sleeping Bags, Gaiters, Crampons, Liners, Cutlery, etc.
All the staff members from team Walking The Himalayas are experienced that includes Guides, Cooking Staff, Helpers, Porters.
We promise our travellers to provide delicious, hygienic & nutritious meals during the trek that includes morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening snacks & dinner).
Fully equipped medical kit, oxygen and safety equipment.
All forest permits and camping charges.
Not included in the package
Transport to and from Sankri – Walking The Himalayas will arrange shared taxis for trekkers. These shared taxis will pick you up from Dehradun Railway Station or Airport. Taxi from Dehradun to Sankri costs around Rs. 6000 - 7000 per taxi and Rs. 9000 - 10000 per tempo one way. So if you are in a group of 6 - 10 persons then a taxi/tempo will cost around 1000 per person for one side.
Food during transit to and from the base camp – Walking the Himalayas doesn't include meals purchased during the journey to Sankri and back.
Backpack offloading charges – If you wish to offload your backpack, there will be an additional charge of Rs. 1,500 - 2000. The backpack cannot weigh more than 9 - 10 kgs. Walking The Himalayas does not allow Suitcases/Strollers/Duffel bags during the trek, so if you are bringing these then you have to take care on your own. These charges can vary for last minute offloading in case you decide to offload your bag after reaching Sankri (Rs.350 per day inclusive of taxes).
Personal expenses - Your trekking package doesn't include any kind of personal expenses.
If your trek gets called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rains, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.) we will not refund your money. Instead of money, Walking The Himalayas will issue a trek voucher for the full amount. You can easily redeem that voucher for the same amount for any of the treks available at the same price.
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Cancellation charges are based on the total trek fee, irrespective of the amount paid either full or partial.
The cancellation policy of Walking The Himalayas is based on the original booking time and the original start date of the trek.
If you cancel a trek before 30 days of trek start date and get a full refund after deduction of 1.99% payment processing fee.
If you cancel a trek before 15 days of the trek start date and get a refund after a deduction of 20% of the total trek fee.
If you cancel a trek before 10 days of the trek start date and get a refund after a deduction of 40% of the total trek fee.
If you cancel a trek before 5 days of the trek start date and get a refund after a deduction of 60% of the total trek fee.
The Trek fee is non-refundable if you cancel within 4 days before the trek start date.
Trek cancellation due to weather:
In case of an incomplete trek due to weather conditions, you can opt for the same trek again throughout your lifetime on all our fixed departures for the same trek.
This attempt only covers the trek fee and will not include any rentals or the transportation amount paid earlier.
This is non-transferable.