• Altitude: 12100 Ft.
  • Trek Length: 22 Km.
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Base Camp: Raithal
  • Nearest Town: Uttarkashi
  • Pick & Drop: Dehradun to Dehradun
  • State: Uttarakhand

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Dayara Bugyal trek is made for someone who loves to sit and relax in the lap of nature away from all the worldly distractions. Enjoy the feeling of watching the complete Himalayan range from a snow-covered green garden situated at the elevation of 3,408 meters while sipping on your tea or gorging on that tasty bowl of maggie. 

Bugyals are the name given to meadows or green pasture land at higher elevations in the Himalayan region of Uttrakhand. Along with Dayara Bugyal, there are several other Bugyals such as Bedni Bugyal, Tungnath Bugyal, Gorson Bugyal along many others.

The Bugyals get covered with snow during winters and although one can trek through the Dayara any time of the year, the Dayara Bugyal in Winters look much more pleasing and that winter season should be given preference. To be more specific, the best time to visit Dayara Bugyal is in December according to the popular choice.

Dayara Bugyal trekking requires no prior experience and the trek is beginner-friendly. When we combine the Dayara Bugyal trek difficulty level with the amazing scenic view it offers, we are forced to add it to our list of best winter treks in 2019.

The trek lasts for a total of 4 days starting from a village named Barsu which is situated at the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. The journey from Barsu to Dayara Bughyal includes some of the most serene views nature can offer as you trail through the meadows. After reaching Dayara, the group heads out for another round of a 2.5 to 3 hours trek in order to reach Bakaria Top followed by going back to Barsu, marking the end of the trek.

The reasons you need to check out Dayara Bugyal Trek in 2019 are far more than many but if you still got doubts then let us clear them up while you are on a trip to Dayara Bugyal with Justwravel.

Short Itinerary

1st Day: Dehradun to Raithal  (8530 ft) (180 km Drive)

2nd Day: Raithal to Chelapada( 9500 ft)via Gui (8 km, 6-7 hours trek)

3rd Day: Chelapada to Dayara Bugyal Top (12100 Ft) back to Chelapada (12 Km)

4th Day: Trek from Chelapada to Raithal and drive to Dehradun (7 Km trek and 180 Km drive).


Dehradun to Dehradun:

Tempo Traveller
Triple Occupancy 8000 / Person

Itinerary (Dehradun to Dehradun)

  • 1

    1st Day : Dehradun to Raithal  (8530 ft) (180 km Drive)

    • The journey starts from  Dehradun ISBT at 7:30 AM, where we'll pick up the Wravelers.
    • The first pit stop will be Raithal village, which will also be the starting point of the trek.
    • Dinner will be provided in the Hotel / Homestay and then we'll end the day with some light group bonding exercises.
  • 2

    2nd Day : Raithal to Chelapada( 9500 ft)via Gui (8 km, 6-7 hours trek)

    • The day will start with a group ice-breaking session and Breakfast will be served.
    • Afterward, we'll take an uphill short trek of 5 KM through the Oak Forest in order to reach Chelapada Campsite.
    • On arrival at Chelapada Campsite, Lunch will be served.
    • The lunch will be followed by an acclimatization walk and evening snacks will be served.
    • Overnight stay at camps.
  • 3

    3rd Day : Chelapada to Dayara Bugyal Top (12100 Ft) back to Chelapada (12 Km)

    • Post breakfast, we'll head out for trekking to Dayara Bugyal.
    • On arrival, we'll have a packed lunch at Dayara viewpoint.
    • After sightseeing, we'll descend back to the Chelapada campsite.
    • On arrival at Chelapada Campsite, we'll have dinner and end the day.
  • 4

    4th Day : Trek from Chelapada to Raithal and drive to Dehradun (7 Km trek and 180 Km drive).

    • Post breakfast, descend down to Raithal Village from the Chelapada Campsite
    • Afterward, we'll head back to Dehradun via Uttarkashi (235 KM).
    • We'll reach Dehradun by 9 PM. Afterwhich, we'll end our trip and you can plan your way back home accordingly.

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Accommodation: 1 Night in a Hotel / Homestay on a triple/quad sharing basis. 2 Nights Tented accommodation on a triple sharing basis.

Transportation: Surface transfer from Dehradun - Raithal -  Dehradun by Sumo / Bolero / Tempo Traveller ( Depends on the number of travelers).

Meals: All Meals from (day 1 dinner to day 4 Breakfast) are included. We provide simple nutritious vegetarian food on all days of the trek.

Snacks: Morning / Evening Tea / Coffee with light snacks and soup while on the trek.

Camping logistics: Tent, Sleeping bags, mattresses, dining tent, Toilet tent, Sitting Stools.

Trek Leader Qualified and Experienced Trek leader and support staff.

Permits: All necessary fees and permits.

Trekking Equipment: Gaiters, Micro Spikes, and Rope if required.

Safety Equipment: Basic First Aid kit with Oximeter and Oxygen Cylinder.

Guide ratio: 1:10


Any expenses of personal nature.

Meals during transit.

Insurance of any kind.

Unscheduled delay due to landslide .

Cost Escalation due to “ Force Majeure and Evacuation charges”.

Anything not mentioned explicitly in the above program.

Cancellation Policy

No cancellations will be taken over the call or WhatsApp msg. Please reply to the email of the payment receipt that you have received at the time of booking.

 Free Cancellation up to 45 days before the departure date

 44 Days to 30 days of Departure date. 10% of the total Trip cost. (Booking amount is non-refundable)

 29 Days to 20 Days of Departure date. 25% of the total trip cost

 19 Days to 10 Days of Departure date. 50% of the total trip cost.

 9 Days to 6 Days of Departure date. 75% of the total trip cost.

 6 Days to Trip Departure date. 100% of the total trip cost.

 No Show. No refund.

Incase of government orders, harsh weather conditions , protests , landslides or any other unforseen circumstances , we work out the best possible alternate plans or trips/treks. At times even even certain activities are cancelled , the organization provides the best alternate but no refunds are provided.

 If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.), JustWravel will issue a trek voucher for the full amount and if possible will provide an alternate trek. The voucher can be redeemed up to same amount for the same trek or another trek in the next 365 days from the trek departure date.

 If a trek or trip cannot be completed due to natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.). No refund would be provided.

 Any extra expense coming due to any natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.), Will be beared by customer. Company will not be liable.

 Cancellations policy will differ during the peak season and popular places.

Things To Pack

  • Backpack (Min 55 Ltrs with rain cover): A good quality backpack from a good brand and try it before buying.
  • Day backpack: 20 – 30 Ltrs.
  • Floaters or Sandals: When you are at the camp they help to move freely
  • Trekking Shoes: Always invest in good quality high ankle trekking shoes. They are lightweight, good grip, sturdy and easily available throughout India.
  • 3 Quick Dry Tees
  • 2 Track Pants
  • 3 Pair of Cotton  Socks
  • 1 Pair of Woolen Socks
  • 1 Poncho
  • 1 Full Sleeve Sweater or Fleece Jacket
  • 1 Heavy Jacket
  • 1 Pair of Thermal
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Windproof Jacket
  • Woolen Cap
  • Gloves
  • Sun Cap
  • 1 Scarf
  • Light towel
  • Lip Balm
  • Cold Cream & SunScreen (SPF 40+)
  • Water Bottle 1 Lt.
  • Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
  • Personal Toiletries
  • Personal Basic Medical Kit
  • Dark Sunglasses / People who use spectacles (Use Photochromic glasses instead of a contact lenses)
  • Trekking Pole
  • Extra Polythene
  • CAMERA with a huge memory card and fully charged with extra batteries !!


Ansh Gupta
Ansh Gupta

Booked my first trek through this justwravel and had a great experience

Tarana Singhal
Tarana Singhal

Amazing trek to dayara bugyal! Great arrangements by justwravel. Loved it

abhishek prasad
abhishek prasad

Just had my first trek with Justwravel to Dayara Bugyal... Trek was fun filled with proper arrangements and we enjoyed company of supportive trek lead Mohit Gupta & friendly trek guide...Recommended for treks !!

Divyangana Chaudhary
Divyangana Chaudhary

Had a great trekking experience with them . They are very responsive starting from booking to trip end. It was my first trek and just wravel made it the best :D Would definitely love to take next one with them soon :)

Ajitabh Singh
Ajitabh Singh

Thanks Justwravel for organising such wonderful trip in such short notice. Special shout out to our lead Mohit who was excellent coardinator and patient lead. We had lots of fun and amazing time in this beautifully crafted adventure. Thanks looking forward to next trip and hope Mohit is there

Dhruvv Sachdeva
Dhruvv Sachdeva

It was my first experience with a travel organisation and JustWravel made it great!! Instructors are informative and helping. Planning of the trip was easy and comfortable making the experience even better

Shankar Chinmay
Shankar Chinmay

the staff were very corporative and helpful.

Aishwarya Jain
Aishwarya Jain

I loved my travelling experience with justwravel. It was my first time that I was traveling with a group of strangers but at no moment during the trip did I feel that I am with new people as the trip was so well managed and our trek lead Manu was so friendly!

Sumita Sharma
Sumita Sharma

Amazing trip with an equally amazing people's....luking forward for more trips with just wravel

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