• Trip introduction

    This 3-day Dayara Bugyal trek is an easy and enriching adventure that takes you into the serene mountains regions of Uttarakhand. | Full of scenic delights and breathtaking landscapes, you’ll pass through numerous small villages and high altitude meadows and snowy trails while catching sight of dazzling snowy Himalayan mountain peaks. Moreover, during your trek you’ll also encounter paths lined with trees, frozen waterfalls, snowy caves and even a rare sightings of exotic birds – especially the famed black eagle! At night you’ll camp in scenic locations, and wake up to a golden sunrise right from above the mountains. | This Dayara Bugyal trek is ideal for those who need a break from the crowdedness of the city and want a couple of nights of silence in the wilderness. 


    This 3-Day Dayara Bugyal trek is an easy level trek that includes trekking through some of Uttarakhand’s most scenic locations in a short span of time. | Starting from Dehradun, you’ll drive to Barsu from where your trekking adventure begins. From Barsu, you’ll trek to Barnala Tal for a night of camping by the lake. The next day you’ll pass through a scenic route lined with trees and snow covered trails with views of  Himalayan peaks before reaching Dayara Bugyal. On the final day, you’ll trek back to Barsu from where you’ll be driven back to Dehradun. | With an easy terrain and simple route this 3-Day Dayara Bugyal trek is perfect for trekkers or adventure lovers of all levels.

    Destination highlights

    Retreat into the wilderness of Uttarakhand through this 3-day Dayara Bugyal Trek. | Combine the fun of trekking and camping in some of Uttarakhand’s best locations. | Catch sight of many famous and astounding Himalayan peaks. | Trek through breathtaking landscapes. | Spot many exotic species of birds and flowers. | Catch a glimpse of the rural culture while trekking through villages. 

    Activity Details




    16 km

    12 hrs

    6 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the 3-Day Dayara Bugyal trek: Dehradun to Baranala Tal

    You'll be picked up from Dehradun and driven to Barsu over 6 hrs. You'll cross many gorgeous sceneries and villages en route your drive. After enjoying some bird watching in Barsu, you'll  trek towards a small lake called Barnala Tal, where you'll spend the night in tents. You'll pass through beautiful sceneries before you reach your destination. Today's trekking distance is 4 kms over 2 hrs.

    Overnight in tents.

    You'll be picked up from Dehradun and driven to Barsu in an SUV, Tempo Traveller or similar vehicle. You'll spend the night in Barana Tal in twin sharing tents equipped with basic amenities. Today's package includes a hot veg dinner upon your arrival in Baranala Tal, however during the journey you can stop at restaurants or eateries for additional meals at your own expense.

    Day 1 Milestone


    Barnala Tal

    06:30 AM



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

    For cancellations made 30 days or more before departure of the 3-day Dayara Bugyal trek: 100% refund. | For cancellations made 15-29 days before departure of the 3-day Dayara Bugyal trek: 50% refund. | For cancellations made less than 15 days before departure of the 3-day 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

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the trip leader/guide at all times during the 3-day Dayara Bugyal trek. | Consumption of alcoholic beverages/drugs is not permitted during this 3-day Dayara Bugyal trek. | Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance during this 3-day Dayara Bugyal trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    You can avail of the services of a porter/mule for your personal luggage at the additional cost of INR 300 for 12 kgs. | The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the3-day Dayara Bugyal trek to ensure maximum safety for travellers as well as staff. | Any additional expenses that occur due to unforseen circumstances during this 3-day Dayara Bugyal trek have to be borne by the participant. | The operator cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage, accident or death that occurs during this 3-day Dayara Bugyal trek.
    •  3-day Dayara Bugyal trek
  • Includes / Excludes


    • Transport from Dehradun to Dehradun in a SUV/Tempo Traveller or similar vehicle

    • Accommodation in twin sharing tents for 2 nights
    • Basic in-tent amenities include sleeping bags with liners and mattresses
    • Meal package includes vegetarian meals of breakfast on Day 2,3, Lunch on Day 2 and Dinner on Day 1,2
    • Services of a cook
    • Services of an experienced trek leader and camping crew
    • Porter and mule to carry common camping equipment
    • All necessary permits and Forest entry charges
    • All applicable taxes


    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Dehradun

    • Any transport during the trek beyond the itinerary
    • Any accommodation in Dehradun
    • Additional meals beyond what is included
    • Any kind of personal expenses such as phone calls, tips to staff, etc.
    • Additional charges for porter/mule to carry your personal luggage (INR 300 for 12 kgs)
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, strikes, roadblocks, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Good gripped trekking shoes
    • Thermal inner-wear
    • 2 to 3 full sleeved t shirts
    • 2 full pants/trousers
    • Sweater
    • Jacket
    • Muffler
    • Woolen cap
    • Woolen scarf
    • Woolen gloves
    • Nightclothes
    • Woolen socks and regular socks
    • Quick dry clothes
    • Windproof jacket

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    You need to get

    • Waterproof rucksack
    • Waterbottle
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Dry Snacks
    • Sunblock
    • Toiletries
    • Light towel
    • Camera and phone (with extra batteries or power bank)
    • Torch with batteries
    • Extra money
    • Slippers
    • Sunglasses
    • Hat/cap
    • Trekking pole
    • Specific medications
    • Identity card

    Medical Kit

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