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  • Trip introduction

    The Dayara Bugyal trek is one of the most rewarding adventures you can go on. It’s an easy trek to one of India’s most beautiful high-altitude meadows, surrounded by towering Himalayan peaks, and offering you the chance to camp in scenic locations at every stop. The meadows are filled with lush green grass, dotted with charming brooks, mountain wildflowers, and clear skies above. You’ll never want to come back!

    NOTE: A minimum of 4 travellers are required to book this trek to Dayara Bugyal.

    Destination

    This easy level trek can be undertaken all year long except during monsoons. The trek begins at Barsu, taking you through oak and pine forests, up to an altitude of more than 10,000 feet above sea level. You’ll see famous peaks like Kala Nag, Bandar Poonch, the Gangotri Massif I and II, and many more. You'll have plenty of time to explore the place and soak in the beauty.

    Destination highlights

    Take an easy trek Dayara Bugyal and get stunning views. | Camp in some of the most beautiful meadows in Uttarakhand. | Trek through forest routes and flower-filled meadows.

    Activity Details

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    18 km

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    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Dayara Bugyal trek: Dehradun to Barnala Tal

    On the 6-hr drive from Dehradun to Barsu, you'll cross tiny but charming towns. Barsu is a quaint little village, and a bird-watcher’s paradise. From here you trek for a few hours above the village to reach a small lake called Barnala Tal. Look out for the famed black eagle on this trek. Overnight at Barnala Tal in tents.

    Overnight at Barnala Tal in tents.

    You'll be accommodated in tents at Barnala Tal on twin/triple-sharing basis. Today's meal package includes dinner only, served upon arrival at Barnala Tal. However, you may stop at any of the restaurants or eateries en route to have meals at and additional cost.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Dehradun

    Barnala Tal

    06:00 AM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Dayara Bugyal trek: Barnala Tal to Dayara Bugyal
    Day 3 of the Dayara Bugyal trek: Dayara Bugyal to Dehradun
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  • Cancellation policy

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

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

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

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting the cost of any travel or accommodation bookings already made by the tour operator.

    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

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

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

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

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    A basic level of health and fitness is required to book this trek to Dayara Bugyal. If you have any cardiac or respiratory conditions, or suffer from knee or spinal problems, please inform the tour operator and consult your doctor before booking this trip.

    Travellers can offload their luggage to personal porters/mules at an additional cost of INR 300 per day, per bag not exceeding a weight of 12 kgs.

    Travellers can rent trekking shoes for an additional cost of INR 200 per trekking day, and a walking stick for an additional cost of INR 50 per trekking day. Once rented, charges will be applicable irrespective of whether the item is used or not.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the trek to Dayara Bugyal to ensure maximum safety for travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
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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 for 2 nights in tents on twin/triple-sharing basis
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, sleeping bags, mattresses
    • Common kitchen/dining and toilet tents
    • All vegetarian meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 3
    • 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.
    • Adventure travel or health insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable trekking boots
    • Raincoat
    • Windproof jacket
    • Thermal inner wear
    • 2-3 t-shirt/shirt
    • 2 trousers/jeans
    • Woolen gloves
    • Warm fleece
    • Woolen cap
    • Woolen socks and regular socks
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery and gadgets

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Technical equipment needed for the trek, if any.
    • Camping tents
    • Sleeping bag
    • Camping mattresses
    • Camping stool/chair
    • Mess tents
    • Technical equipment needed for the hike, if any.

    You need to get

    • Waterproof rucksack
    • Torch
    • Trekking pole
    • Sunglasses
    • Water bottle
    • Towel
    • Camera and phone (with full/extra batteries)
    • Identity cards
    • Slippers
    • Specific medication
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.