Dayara Bugyal Trek


Summer : Day time 5° C to 15° C


06 Days Dehradun to Dehradun


The trek experience, Easy

Welcome to you Dayara Bugyal trek -Trek In Uttarakhand (India) – The best Summer trek in the Himalayas .(Uttarakhand)

The trek to Dayara bugyal total distance is 15 Km, Bakariya top , Suriya top and is a normal step ascend till Barnala. we pass through the beautiful landscape of laced of Rhododendrons, forest cover of Silver Oaks, Deodar. Barnala is a place from where the famed meadow of Dayara starts. the miles of green undulating meadows stretching as far as your eye can see are a beautiful sight.

Trek Information

Duration:- 06  Days  Dehradun to Chitkul Road Head


Best Season:- March April May, June, July , August ,September, October and Winter


Level:- The trek experience, Easy


Highest Points, Altitude:-  (4100, Meters) Trek


Trekking distance:- (total) (23 km.)


Weather:- The Dayara Bugyal trek .base night be cold day temperatures are pleasant during the season.


Summer temperatures Dayara Bugiyal Trek ( Day time 5° C to 15° C)


Winter temperatures – Dayara Bugyal – 3°C to – 5° C – And Base camp Dayara / -5°C to -10°C – winter December to Jan


Location Chart – Drive – Dehradun, Mussorie. Chinyali saur , Dharasu, Uttarakashi, Barsu Camp , Barnala tal, Dayara bugyal


Short Itinerary 


Day 01 – Pickup to you from Dehradun Railway station drive to Barsu (1956 Meters) 278km, 6 Hours drive night stay in camp/ guest house.


Day 02 – Barsu to Barnala tal by Trek (4 Km (3/4hrs) (2800, Meters ) overnight stay in tents


Day 03 – Barnala Tal –to Dayara Bugyal Explore the Alpine Meadow (4km) by Trek.)(3/4hrs) (3400, Meters ) Over night stay in tents


Day 4 – Dayara Bugyal to Bakaria Top (12000 feet)3 Km 3/4 Hours , back to dayara Bugyal night stay in tents


Day 5 – Dayara Bugyal to Barsu camp (7500 feet .) 8 Km, 5 Hours trek


Day 06- Barsu to Dehradun by taxi ( 178 Km.) (7/8hrs)




Dayara Bugyal Trek Details Itinerary


Day 1 – Pick up to you from Dehradun Railway station drive to Barsu (7545 ft) 220kms, 67/8 hrs drive night stay in camp/ guest house

Meet us Dehradun Drive to Barsu camp which is a day long journey. We pass through the towns of Dehradun railway Station .Mussoorie Uttarkashi. Gangori . on the see Their Jhil and Barsu is a small village about 31 Km from Uttarkashi and is on the way to Gangothri. The drive to Barsu from Uttarkashi is along with Bhagirathi river. Barsu is the base camp for Dayara Bugyal trek, Overnight stay at Barsu in a guest house.


Day 2- Barsu camp to Barnala tal by Trek (4 Km (3/4 Hours ) (2800 Meters ) overnight stay in tents

The trek to barnala tal total distance is 4 Km, . Trek is a gradual ascend landscaped beautifully with Rhododendrons, Silver . Deodar forests. Reach the destination for the day which is Barnala at an elevation of 8,530 ft. It is this place which marks the beginning of the famed undulating stretches of green prairies or ‘ Bugyals’. Set up your campsite at this ideal location and retire here for the night. On arrival after short break star your trek for Barnala Tal ., the trail gradually steep up passing green rich forest, panoramic view of Gangotri Himalayan range .Overnight to Barnala camp at tent !


Day 03 – Barnala Tal –to Dayara Bugyal Explore the Alpine Meadow (4 km ) by Trek.)(03 Hours ) (3400, Meters) Overnight stay in tents

Breakfast at the camp the start trek for Dayara 03/ Km steep up climbing passing beautiful alpine meadows local name Bugiyal 02 hours on arrival check camp. This day entails an ascending trek of about 5 Km to the high alpine meadow of Dayara Bugyal, Uttarakhand that is elevated at 9,980 ft through the Barnal grasslands. On arriving this vast meadow that resembles a table top.

If you can catch sight of some majestic Surrounding beautiful peaks, namely Srikanth, Rudregaira, Gangotri I, II & III, Jaonli, Draupadi ka Danda I & II, Black peak, Bandarpunch and such. Spend the night in the camp set up here.
We provide to you today Hot lunch at the camp Dayara. After Lunch Visit The Beautiful alpine bugyal famous place ski adventure sports, and Height gain of Bakriya pass From Pass You can see The Both side View Of Beautiful Himalayan range of Gangotri and Yamunotri Himalayan range, Dinner & Overnight at the camp Dayara at tent


Day 4 – Rest Days Explore Dayara Bugyal to Bakaria Top (12000 ft) 3 Km 3/4 hrs, back to dayara Bugyal night stay in tents

Today We are going to Bakaria Top is the highest point of Dayara Bugyal, a steep ascent to Bakaria top. Dayara Bugyal is divided into many small bugyals and Bakaria top and suriya top is one of them. We start trek along the meadows and gain altitude gradually till we reach Bakaria Top. The views from the top take your breath away. Snow Covered mountains, Valley deep below.


Day 5 – back to Dayara Bugyal to Barsu camp (7500 t .) 8 Km, 6-7 hours trek

Today come down to barsu camp with packed lunch We begin our descent to barsu camp The trail takes around 6 to 7 hours , with a few ascends in between. We walk through the vast stretches of the alpine meadows and the sub alpine forests and small spiralling rivulets.

The small grassland situated in between the alpine forests. The inner dry valleys, dwarf rhododendrons grow along with patches of grasslands near the campsite. This last day of Dayara Bugyal trekking, it involves descending down to Barsu .


Day 06 : After breakfast from Barsu to Dehradun by taxi ( 178km.) (7/8hrs)


Why Dayara Bugyal Trek ?

The Dayara ridges can be seen right from the lawns of  at Barsu. It is an easy-moderate climb with some stiff edges in between. Barnala, a small meadow, is on top of the first ridge. Take the pathway that goes beside the wall of the  Passing the village fields.

The fields give way to trees within ten minutes of the climb. The trees, a mix of local deciduous varieties, oak and rhododendron, create a beautiful mix of colors when their leaves glisten in the morning sun. The trail to the high alpine meadow !

Dayara Bugyal is through the Barnala meadows. The landscape is picturesque and the dense forests lend a sneak peak of the greater Himalayas. As you end the ascend at Dayara, the vast meadow unfolds in front of you. The meadow is like a table top as you set foot on the meadow the sight of the mighty Himalayas surrounds you. Srikanth, Rudregaira, Gangotri I, II & III , Jaonli, Draupadi ka Danda I & II, Black peak, Bandarpunch and many other unnamed peaks are visible from Dayara Bugyal meadow. Overnight stay in camps.Dayara Bugyal is often placed at the top position only to be hotly contested and pushed to the next best. But there is no debate amongst trekkers that Dayara Bugyal would fall within the two most beautiful high altitude meadows in India. It is not difficult to see why. For hundred of years shepherds from far have been taking their flock to graze at Dayara.

Amongst all the treks in Uttarakhand, Dayara Bugyal is considered to be the most
breathtaking. The trek brings us to a highland meadow situated in the Uttarkashi district of
Uttarakhand which stands tall at an elevation of 10,000-12,500ft. The route of the Dayara .


Beautiful Mountain range
Barsu camp . which is located on the confluence of the Ganga valley River at Barsu right side a small village Barsu so looking four nice view for Himalayas and . Evening time which is a good time after sneaks lookout sun setting on the greater beautiful Mountain range.


Beautiful Camp site
The Dayara bugyal trek campsite is great for birding and surrounded by beautiful snow peaks. Bakriya top and dayara bugyal makes for a terrific trek in virgin snow, with pretty campsites and astonishingly wide clearings in the forests.


Getting to the base camp HPMA Camp at barsu
Take an overnight train to Dehradun from Delhi. New Delhi-Dehradun A/C special train from New Delhi station is the best option. The train reaches Dehradun at 5.40 am. If you Meet to our office member and drive to Barsu camp.


HPMA – Arrange to you transportation for you from Dehradun Railway station to uttarkashi / barsu camp and back the transport is in Bolero, .Inovva , Tampo traveller


By Air
Jolly Grant Airport is the airport serving Dehradun, located about 25 km from the city. There is a daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun.
Note:- Bangalore to Dehradun Flight Available & Delhi to Dehradun
Nandadevi Express – Train no: 12205 (Departure 11:50pm; Arrival – 5:40am)
Dehradun Express – Train no: 12687 (Departure – 9:10pm; Arrival – 5:00am)


By Bus
There is regular bus service from Delhi to Dehradun, from Delhi, ISBT Kashmere Gate.

We would suggest you to take only government buses from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Private buses ply from outside ISBT and they are not trust worthiness.

Usually buses drop you at Dehradun ISBT. From there you have to come to Dehradun Railway Station meet us railway stion 6:30 Am.


Key Points about this trek:
– Level: Easy (so first timers should avoid)
– Proper conditioning & training of body required
– Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperatures?
– Shoes are the single most important equipment
– High Altitude requires proper acclimatization
– Post monsoon or pre-monsoon is the best time. During rains the region is prone to landslides
– Phones don’t work
– Beautiful landscape so carry good photo gear (I couldn’t carry my best equipment)
– Travel light (my backpack was heavy at about 12 kg)
– Keep an extra day in your itinerary for crossing the pass to account for bad weather


We are Per Day Climb Altitude for this trek

Note: – Level: The trek experience and moderate Dayara bugyal is classified Trek .We are going about (1,000 mt ) in altitude per day.
Dehradun -( 730Mt)
Barsu camp – (1956 , Meters)
Barnala Camp – (2800 , Meters)
Devsu Bugyal (3800, Meters)
Bakriya Top (4100, Meters)

The most common question asked is “What things to carry on a Trek?”


First of all trekkers must bring the documents mentioned below –

  1. Government ID proof, carry original and a photocopy of any of these – (Driving License, Adhar Card, Pan Card, Voter Id etc.)
  2. Medical certificate by a doctor
  3. Risk certificates


Foremost Requirements

  • Strongly built Trekking Shoes
  • Backpack (50 to 60 liters)


To reduce your expenses HPMA offer trekking items on rent at nominal prices. Make a special renting request before the trek to get trek gear on rent.


Things you can get on Rent

  • Trekking shoes
  • Backpacks
  • Hiking Pole
  • Poncho


Clothes to Carry On A Trek


Carry clothes according to the season. In winters there is chilly cold and in summers the temperature remains cold. (Day and Night temperature varies)




Take at least 2 jackets with you, it should be warm enough to protect you against chilly cold.


-Trekking Pants


You should have 2 – 3 trek pants on a week long trek and take more for longer treks.




At night the temperature lowers and to keep yourself warm and sleep comfortably wear thermals.


-Warm clothes


Keep enough woolen layers and fleece according to the season.


-T- shirts


To avoid sunburns always carry full sleeved t shirts which dries easily and covers neck and arms properly.




They are useful during rain and snowfall.


Necessary Items

  • Water Bottle
  • Gloves (Waterproof and woolen)
  • Cap
  • Socks (Regular and woolen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking Pole
  • Torch
  • Toiletry Items

(Toilet paper, Sunscreen, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Moisturizer, Lip balm, Face Wash, Sanitizer etc.)


(Avoid using wet wipes and sanitary napkins during your trek because they are not biodegradable and cause harm to the environment. If you use them in mountains make sure you bring them back with you.)


Medical Kit is Mandatory


(Use medicines only after prescribed by the doctor) (In case if any problem arises during the trek follow the instructions given by your trek leader because they are certified in First Aid Mountaineering courses.)


Carry These Medicines in Your Medical Kit


  • Avomine for treating motion sickness
  • Diamox for treating altitude sickness
  • Avil to treat allergies
  • Saradon to cure headache
  • Combiflam to relieve pain
  • Crocin for treating fever and headache
  • Digene to cure acidity
  • Norflox TZ and Lomofen to prevent Diarrhoea
  • Betadine (Antiseptic cream)
  • ORS
  • Moov/Volini spray for treating sprains
  • Band aid
  • Elastic bandage
  • Gauze

Har Ki Dun Protection and Mountaineering Association is Making Your Trek Safe




  • We have a team of more than 80+ guides to serve in the mountains and they are professionally trained from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) Uttarkashi, Hanifle Centre; Mussoorie and Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) Delhi. We also have Kitchen staff to serve in the mountains and supporting staff goes along to manage the activities.
  • The trek leaders are certified in courses of Mountaineering. On every high altitude trek we carry oxygen cylinders and First Aid kits. We take proper care of everything and make sure you feel safe and comfortable with us.
  • Getting to high altitude can be a problem to some people, the risks are enormous but we minimize them by providing best quality equipment which are changed on regular basis.
  • We do every possible thing to make your treks safe because if you trust and choose us then it becomes our responsibility to make your safety our top most priority. The risk factor can never be abolished but it can be reduced and if you have a heart of mountaineer then this “risk factor” is the real pleasure and we can help you overcome every risk successfully without fear by taking proper care of your safety.




  • Transport from Dehradun to DehradunYES
  • Forest Permit and entrance fee YES
  • Accommodation in HotelYES
  • Accommodation in tents on twin share basis during trekking YES
  • All meals, Breakfast, Day Pack, Lunch, Pack Lunch, Tea, Coffee, Sneaks, Soup, Dinner YES
  • All camping gear including YES
  • Separate Tent, High qualityYES
  • Liner, Pillow, Separate Toilet tents, Dining Tent, ChairYES
  • Dining tableYES
  • your uploadingYES
  • Guide, Porters, cook, HelperYES
  • Mules, Kitchen teamYES
  • Good Experience local Trek Leader guideYES
  • Walkie Talkie, for contact each other’s YES
  • Gaiters YES
  • Micro crampons YES
  • Hiking PoleYES
  • Personal Toiletry ItemsNO
  • Personal Medical KitNO
  • Medical Certificate NO

Note: – Cost of this trek depends on the group size.


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Short Itinerary

Day 01 – Pickup to you from Dehradun Railway station drive to Barsu (1956 Meters) 278km, 6 Hours drive night stay in camp/ guest house.


Day 02 – Barsu to Barnala tal by Trek (4 Km (3/4hrs) (2800, Meters ) overnight stay in tents


Day 03 – Barnala Tal –to Dayara Bugyal Explore the Alpine Meadow (4km) by Trek.)(3/4hrs) (3400, Meters ) Over night stay in tents


Day 4 – Dayara Bugyal to Bakaria Top (12000 feet)3 Km 3/4 Hours , back to dayara Bugyal night stay in tents


Day 5 – Dayara Bugyal to Barsu camp (7500 feet .) 8 Km, 5 Hours trek


Day 06- Barsu to Dehradun by taxi ( 178 Km.) (7/8hrs)




This board by Forest Department is the appeal for trekkers to only go with local tour operators.

“Most of the people seek adventure and choose this great adventure sport Trekking, but the common mistake committed by the people is wrong choice of a company which further lead to accidents. Now, as you can see the board by Forest Department, they had made an appeal to go with the local tour operators on any trek of your choice because adventure is risky and to reduce these risks no other company can help you like the locals”.

Cancellation Policy


It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. In the event of cancellation of trek/adventure activity services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reasons we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows.


Up to 30 Days: 90% cost is refundable

Between 21–30 Days: 50% cost is refundable

Less than 20 – No Refund


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