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  • Trip introduction

    Dayara Bugyal is an all-season, perfect Himalayan trek with gorgeous forests, beautiful camping locations, quaint villages and thrilling climbs. This trek offers magnificent views of the Gangotri mountains range and pristine alpine meadows of Uttarakhand. You will be walking for long hours along the riveting trail of the mixed forests of maples, oak, pines and rhododendron trees.

    The beauty of Dayara Bugyal is the magical landscape transformation in every season - in summer, you will see yellow, white and violet flowers throughout the meadows, while in autumn, the meadows turn golden brown. In winter, the meadows and forests are carpeted with powdery snow, which also makes it one of the skiing destinations in Uttarakhand.

    The Dayara Bugyal trek is one of the best Himalayan treks for beginners to start with.

    Destination

    Dayara Bugyal is one of the prettiest alpine meadows in the Himalayas - the seemingly never ending undulating carpets stretches as far as your can percieve. The trek offers you the closest views of Gangotri mountian ranges and Bandarpunch mountain. You'll be camping at gorgeous settings, with views of snowy peaks and forests all around. Depending on the weather and availability, you may get a chance to experience a homestay.

    Destination highlights

    Explore the gorgeous Dayara Bugyal in the Himalayas. | Trek along the forested trails filled with oak, maple, rhododendron and pine trees. | Watch the towering, snow-capped Gangotri mountain ranges. | Camp in exquisite camping locations.

    Activity Details

    7400

    12100

    7400

    16 km

    18-20 hours

    4 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of Dayara Bugyal Trek: Dehradun to Raithal Drive

    Your pick-up will arrive in the morning at Dehradun Railway station. Embark on an 8-hour long, scenic drive alongside Bhagirathi river and traverse the towns of Chamba, Uttarkashi and Bhatwari, and arrive at Raithal. Overnight stay in Raithal village.

    Overnight in a tent/guesthouse at Raithal.

    Transfers from Dehradun to Raithal village will be arranged by the operator. You can have breakfast and lunch at your own expense on the way to Raithal. Dinner will be provided at the village. You will be staying in tents/guesthouse on twin sharing basis. Pillows, blankets and mattresses will be available in the tents. You can carry extra blankets if you wish.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Dehradun

    Raithal

    08:00 AM

    Food

    Dinner

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    Day 2 of Dayara Bugyal Trek: Raithal to Gui Trek
    Day 3 of Dayara Bugyal Trek: Gui to Barnala Trek
    Day 4 of Dayara Bugyal Trek: Explore Dayara Bugyal, descend to Gui
    Day 5 of Dayara Bugyal Trek: Gui to Raithal Trek, Drive to Dehradun
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days or more before departure of Dayara Bugyal Trek: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 15-29 days before departure of Dayara Bugyal Trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 days before departure of Dayara Bugyal Trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the trip. Consumption of cigarettes and other tobacco products is not recommended.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing any general disturbance.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the trek leader during Dayara Bugyal Trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during Dayara Bugyal trek.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of Dayara Bugyal trek depending upon the weather conditions and other factors. If extra costs are incurred due to changes in the itinerary, they will be borne by the traveller.
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    • Dayara Bugyal Alpine Meadows Trek Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
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    • Dayara Bugyal Alpine Meadows Trek Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Dayara Bugyal Alpine Meadows Trek Uttarakhand Adventure Travel The Great Next
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Dehradun-Dehradun, as per itinerary, in private, shared SUV/Tempo Traveller or similar vehicle

    • Accommodation in tents/guesthouse on twin sharing basis
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, sleeping bags, mattresses
    • Common kitchen/dining and toilet tents
    • Brreakfast from Day 2 to Day 5
    • Lunch from Day 2 to Day 4
    • Dinner from Day 1 to Day 4
    • Services of experienced trek leader and camping crew
    • Porters/mules to carry common camping equipment
    • Permit charges, entry fees and camping charges All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between base city to Dehradun

    • Any meals during transit in vehicles
    • Porters/mules to carry personal luggage (can be arranged for INR 300 per day, per bag not exceeding a weight 12 kgs)
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages etc.
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Long sleeve t-shirt
    • Fleece jacket or woollen sweater Thermal inners (upper and lower)
    • Balaclava or neck gaiter
    • Woollen and cotton socks
    • Waterproof trekking shoes with ankle support and flip flops
    • Waterproof gloves
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Transfers from Dehradun-Dehradun in SUV/Tempo Traveller
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, sleeping bags and mattresses

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued ID Card
    • Trekking Boots: Waterproof, high ankle with good grip
    • Windproof Jacket
    • Extra pair of socks
    • Waterproof Rucksack or Rucksack with rain-cover
    • Water Bottle
    • Hat or sun protection cap
    • Woollen cap/scarf
    • Torch
    • Sunglasses Personal Toiletries Hand Sanitizer
    • Wet and dry tissues
    • Toilet paper roll
    • Towel
    • Personal medical kit
    • Sunscreen cream/moisturizer/lip balm
    • Personal first aid kit

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.