Dayara Bugyal trek :A Hidden Treasure


In the local language Dayara means a circular plot of land. Here you will find fresh green grass in summers and snow covered large meadows in winters, Dayara Bugyal represents. The Dayara Bugyal trek is a great trek for people who have intense passion for mountaineering, and this is their important goal in life, and have a lust for mountain peaks. The Dayara Bugyal altitude is 12,100 ft.  The beautiful neighboring peaks to Dayara are Bandarpoonch, Kala Nag, Shrikhand Mahadev, Shrikant Peaks and Gangotri peaks. The trip is full of dense forests of maple and oak, fenced by misty valleys. The trek will unfold to you large grasslands, alpine lakes and flowing streams. Your journey will be full of suspense, as you explore the stretch of the meadows. You also get to watch the views of different cultures of Himalayan villages. On the trip you will witness lofty mountains on one side and deep valleys on another.

How To Reach

Jolly grant airport which is the air of Dehradun city is located 25 kms from the city. Everyday there is a flight from Delhi to Dehradun. By train you can book tickets in overnight trains from Delhi to Dehradun. You can book your tickets in Nanda Devi express, which departs at 11:50 pm at night, and reaches Dehradun at 5:40 am. Another train is Dehradun express, which departs at 9:10 pm from Delhi and reaches at 5 am in Dehradun. Dehradun has road links to various cities like Delhi, Shimla, Haridwar, Rishikesh and Mussoorie by Volvo, Deluxe, Semi-Deluxe and Uttarakhand state transport buses. Dayara Bugyal trek is a moderate trek which starts from Barsu village and ends after trek in Raital village. Although the peak is not too high, the Dayara Bugyal trek altitude is relatively low, yet strong physical endurance is required for the trek. The Dayara Bugyal trek distance is 29 kms.

Dayara Bugyal Trek Cost

Dayara Bugyal Trek cost includes accommodation that will be done in guest houses,home stays or camping, while covering Dayara Bugyal trek distance. All necessary permits and entry fees including the meals on the trek, and transport to Raital and return prices will be included in Dayara Bugyal Trek cost. You also have to add the cost of trekking equipment, like sleeping bags, mattress, tents, kitchen and dining tent, toilet tent, and utensils used in covering Dayara Bugyal trek distance, in your list of Dayara Bugyal trek costs. Other essential equipment are first aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder, which you must add to Dayara Bugyal trek cost, which will be necessary on Dayara Bugyal altitude.

Best Time For Dayara Bugyal Trek

Dayara Bugyal trek is one of the treks which you can do for all seasons including, summers, winters and monsoons.In Dayara Bugyal trek temperature during winters is very low so you will need warm clothes in more quantity, especially on the Dayara Bugyal altitude. During winters the Dayara Bugyal trek is -3 to -5 degree celsius during the day and -10 to -15 degrees during night. Dayara Bugyal trek temperature in summer is very favorable, as the view and temperature are all suitable during summers. There is no need for hot clothes in summers as the temperature is moderate. During monsoons, sometimes it rains in the Dayara Bugyal trek especially in the Uttarakhand Himalayas. During monsoons it’s a bit cold in mornings and evenings, otherwise in the Dayara Bugyal trek temperature is okay, so bring the clothes likewise.

Time Of Snowfall In Dayara Bugyal Trek

The snowfall time on Dayara Bugyal trek is mainly during the month of december, but sometimes there is snowfall during November as well. If it rains in the month of October, then it becomes snowfall on the Dayara Bugyal Summit. The snowfall that happens on 15th December onwards remains for a longer period of time. The Dayara Bugyal trek has the highest snowfall in the months of January and February, which lasts till May. This snow doesn’t melt easily. 

Important Points To Remember

Few months before the trek, get yourself totally ready and fit for the trek. The trek is moderate and if you are mentally and physically ready, it won’t be very difficult for you. Always make sure that you are with your guide and walking on the right track. Dont trek long distances alone, be with other people. Be focussed on the trek and not distracted, being distracted can cause twitch in your legs and spoil your whole journey, and you won’t be able to cover the total Dayara Bugyal trek distance. Get the suggestion from your doctor before you go and be medically ready for the trip. With safety considered, the trip is going to end well for the trekkers.



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