Dayara Bugyal Trek, Uttarakhand Overview

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Location : Barsu Village, Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand, India.
Altitude of Dayara : 3,639 m (11,939 ft)
Trek Length : 9 Km
Trek Difficulty : Easy to Moderate

Discover the breathtaking Dayara Bugyal Trek with our complete itinerary and cost guide. Immerse yourself in the stunning natural beauty of the Himalayas while trekking through lush green meadows, snow-capped peaks, and crystal-clear streams. Our comprehensive guide covers everything from the trekking route, accommodation, food, permits, and other important details. Plan your ultimate adventure today with us and experience the best Himalayan trekking experience. Dayara bugyal Located in Uttarkashi District of Uttrakhand, stands at an elevation of above 11,939ft/3639 m. This trek in the Garhwal Himalayas has become one of the most popular trekking routes with thick forests that open to a huge lush green meadow (bugyal). This trek starts from Barsu Village. Trekkers can enjoy beautiful views where they can even halt, Camping, and capture the picturesque sight. Moving ahead, the trekking trail to Dayara Bugyal further takes to the lush forest of maple and oak trees. In the end, this trek opens at a green meadow.
Dayara Bugyal is no less than a location where you can romanticize your evening with a cup of tea and some music to the ears. Bugyal meaning a meadow, Dayara Bugyal is a vast stretched meadow up in the hills of Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand. The place receives heavy snowfall which makes it a winter trek destination as well for all those adventure seekers out there. Situated at an elevation of 3639 m we get to see peaks like Alpine Lake, Kaal Nag Peak, Bandarpoonch, Gangotri Massif, etc. It is a nature-friendly place to camp and gets lost in nature. It is a moderately easy trek and accessible for every age group. Dayara Bugyal is also a treat for our photographer friends as it is a picturesque location with lush green meadows all around.

Butter Festival, Dayara Bugyal
The butter festival or "Makhan Holi" is the local festival of Dayara. "Butter festival" is the same as the Holi festival in north India. The butter festival is also called "Anduri Utsav". In the month of August the people of Dayara, Barsu or Raithal Villages, and Uttarkashi Gangotri area people, and trekkers from different parts of India Tooks part in the annual ‘Butter Festival’ to celebrate the Festival with great pomp. This festival celebrates making happy Lord Krishna on this day. This butter festival is celebrated in the middle of Dayara Bugyal, which is very beautiful and wonderful. This festival plays with butter & milk on the slopes of Dayara.

Best time for this trek

This trek is open the whole year for trekkers. In the summer season (April to June), there are visible green (Bugyal) meadows and the winter season (October to December) is good for trekking. After December there is heavy snowfall and the whole trek is covered with snow.

    Dayara Bugyal Trek Price :
  • Dehradun to Dehradun (4 days & 3 Nights) :
    We start our journey from Dehradun, which is well-known as the capital of Uttarakhand. This is simply: Dehradun - Barsu Village - Dayara Bugyal - Dayara Top - Dehradun.
    Packages start from - Rs. 7,999 Per Person (Including Accommodation and Meal + Transport) + 18% GST

    Some key Points to be Noted -
  • 40% of the payment will be at the time of Advance booking. And the rest 60% of the payment will be before the day of the trip start.
  • Meal Base camp to Base camp.
  • At any place where entry fees are required, they will be paid by the customer.

Dayara Bugyal Trek, Uttarakhand Itinerary

  • Day 1- Dehradun → Barsu village

    Drive from Dehradun to Barsu village, Uttarkashi which is about 180 km and will take 4 hours as the roads are smooth and motorable. You will pass through Mussoorie and beautiful landscapes. Barsu is about half an hour away from Uttarkashi. But your last-minute purchases at the market of Uttarkashi and head towards Barsu. Barsu is a small hamlet offering scenic views.
    Stay at Barsu today and try to sink into the culture of the place. These areas are the inner Himalayan regions of the state where people are still intact to their ancient lifestyles and routines.

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  • Day 2- Barsu village → Dayara Bugyal

    Today is going to be a tough day as we will walk about 8 km uphill toward Dayara Bugyal which might take us 6-7 hours. So, leave early and grab a heavy breakfast.
    The first half of the trek will be an easy one up till Barnala Taal, you will find meadows right after this spot. The trail is rich in flora and fauna and covered with rhododendrons all over. After Barnala Taal, we will have 5kms to cover till Dayara Bugyal which will be a steep ascent. we will camp here tonight and star gaze, cook and click. It is advised to stay in the shepherd's huts during strong winters as the climate may get harsh at night.

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  • Day 3- Dayara Bugyal → Dayara Top → Dayara Bugyal

    Dayara Bugyal is a vast land with lush green vegetation spread at a very long distance. We can climb up to Bakaria top which is the highest point of this bugyal. Take snacks along with you and return after sunset. The setting rays of the sun and the colors of the sky reflect beautifully on the snow-capped mountains in front of us. This is not more than a lifetime experience where nature and humankind meet to witness the surreal blend of both.
    Head back to Dayara Bugyal and start preparing for the last meal on the trail.

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  • Day 4- Dayara Bugyal → Raithal→ Dehradun

    Trekkers usually chose to climb down from the other side of the meadow and reach Raithal village, another base camp for the Dayara Bugyal trek. Raithal is a peaceful small village amidst the pine forest on the other side of Barsu where people come to relax and breathe leaving their city lives behind for a while.
    Descending will take us about 3-4 hours if we keep our speeds steady. We can also stay at the local guesthouses to experience the local culture of the place and talk to people or else leave today itself for Dehradun.

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People Also Ask About Dayara Bugyal Trek, Uttarakhand

Q.1 What is the best time to go for Dayara Bugyal?

Looking for a peaceful and adventurous journey towards Himalayas, it is best trek to visit in December to May and June to October. You will get to see snow capped mountains throughout the year.

Q.2 What is the total trek Distance ?

The total trek distance is about 10kms.
All Dayara Bugyal Trek, Uttarakhand Customer Reviews 13 Users Reviewd
Amit Singh
Amit Singh, 2023-02-15 08:00:52 made my Dayara Bugyal Trek experience unforgettable. Their team was knowledgeable, experienced, and personable, making the journey a lot more enjoyable. Their service was top-notch, providing me with everything I needed to have a comfortable trek. I would definitely recommend for any trekking adventure. -Amit Singh

Priya Patel
Priya Patel, 2023-02-15 08:00:38

Dayara Bugyal Trek with was the highlight of my trip to India. The views from the top were like nothing I've ever seen before.'s team went above and beyond to make sure we had a great time. They provided delicious food and comfortable accommodations every step of the way. I would absolutely book with again.

Ravi Sharma
Ravi Sharma, 2023-02-15 08:00:21

I had the most amazing experience with's Dayara Bugyal Trek package. As a solo traveller, I was worried about safety and logistics, but their team took care of everything. The trek itself was breathtaking and's guides were knowledgeable and supportive. I would highly recommend this trek and to any adventurer looking for an unforgettable experience

Megha Sharma
Megha Sharma, 2023-02-15 07:59:49

The Dayara Bugyal Trek with was a truly unforgettable experience. The team was professional and well-trained, and the views were simply breathtaking. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for an adventure.

Varun Khanna
Varun Khanna, 2023-02-15 07:59:33

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Shruti Tiwari
Shruti Tiwari, 2023-02-15 07:59:10

The Dayara Bugyal Trek with was an unforgettable experience. The team was friendly and helpful, and the trek was well-planned. The views were stunning and the entire package was a great value for money.

Alok Gupta
Alok Gupta, 2023-02-15 07:58:50's package for the Dayara Bugyal Trek was top-notch. The team was knowledgeable and well-trained, and the views were simply out of this world. This trek is a must-do for anyone looking for adventure.

Sujata Rao
Sujata Rao, 2023-02-15 07:58:29

The Dayara Bugyal Trek with was a trip of a lifetime. The guides were excellent and the views were beyond words. The package was comprehensive and everything was taken care of. Highly recommend.

Rahul Sinha
Rahul Sinha, 2023-02-15 07:58:16

I can't thank enough for the amazing experience on the Dayara Bugyal Trek. The package was comprehensive and the guides were knowledgeable and friendly. The views were simply breathtaking.

Neha Patel
Neha Patel, 2023-02-15 07:57:58

The Dayara Bugyal Trek with was a dream come true. The team was knowledgeable and experienced, and the package was well thought-out. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a unique adventure.

Amit Sharma
Amit Sharma, 2023-02-15 07:57:44

This was my first trek and I couldn't have asked for a better experience. The team at made sure that everything was perfect. The Dayara Bugyal Trek was a surreal experience and I can't wait to do it again.

Ankita Singh
Ankita Singh, 2023-02-15 07:57:22's package for the Dayara Bugyal Trek was the best decision I made. From the comfortable accommodation to the well-trained guides, everything was spot on. Will definitely be back for more.

Rajesh Kumar
Rajesh Kumar, 2023-02-15 07:57:05

The Dayara Bugyal Trek was an unforgettable experience with The team was amazing and took care of everything. The scenic views were breathtaking and the trek was well-planned. Would highly recommend.

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