Dayara Bugiyal is situated in the Uttarkashi district of the Garhwal Himalaya region.Dayara Bugiyal, is arguably one of the most scenic and beautiful alpine meadows of The Himalayas, comparable only to the Bedini Bugiyal. The lush Bugiyal spreads for about 28 sq kms at a height of 10,000-12,000 ft, is one of the best trail for the begginer trekker. It turns into a ski slope during the winter months, owing to the massive amount of snowfall that it receives. The trail covers two major river valleys in the upper Himalayan region, namely Bhagirathi and Assi Ganga.
The Dayara Bugiyal trek begins at the serene village of Barsu, and comprises of a very gradual ascend. Trail is covered mainly by trees of local deciduous varieties oak and rhododendron. Dayara Bugiyal offers panoramic view of the magnificient himalayas. Its surrounded by lofty snow white himalayan peaks. The notable ones being the Bandar Poonch(6,317 m), Black Peak(6,387 m) and the Bhagirathi group of peaks. The prominent Draupadi ki danda I & II, accompany the trekkers throught the trek.The tranquil Barnala tal, a lake surrounded by verdant oak forest is another attraction of the trail.The highest point of this trek is the Bakaria top, towering at 3,657 m.
Day1: Haridwar to Barsu (7545 ft) 200km.
Day2: Barsu to Barnala (8530 ft) 4km
Day3: Barnala to Dayara Bugyal (9980) 5km.
Day4: Dayara Bugyal to Bakaria Top, back to Dayara Bugyal(12000 ft).
Day5: Dayara Bugyal to Pichkiya (7873 ft).
Day6: Pichkiya (7873 ft) to Barsu(7545 ft)
Day7: Barsu to Haridwar.
• Transport from Haridwar to Haridwar.
• All necessary permits
• Accommodation (trekkers hut, Home stay, camps, Tents) with sleeping bag and sleeping mat
• Food while on trek (Veg.+Non Veg)
• Trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
• First Aid.
• Entry fees
• Food during the transit.
• Any kind of personal expenses.
• Personal equipments : axe, trekking pole,Jacket
• Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
• Anything not specifically mentioned.
1 Backpack (45-55 L) with sturdy straps and supporting frame.
2 Knap pack (20L) optional
3 Trekking shoes – no sports shoes. (With Rubber Sole)
4 3 nostrek pants
5 4 tees with collar
6 Full sleeves sweater (not too thick).
7 A full sleeves fleece jacket.
8 A full sleeve thick jacket or something similar.
9 1 pair of thermal inners (optional)
10 Sports socks.
11 Woolen monkey cap
12 Wind cheater Or a light rain coat/poncho.
13 Woolen hand gloves + synthetic glove (water proof).
14 Sun glasses
16 Cold cream & sun screen lotion (SPF 40+).
17 Lip balm.
18 Carry 2 Water bottles (1 L each).
19 Personal toilet kit and toilet paper
20 Personal medicine kit
a. Coca 30–30 ml
b. Crocin – 6 tablets
c. Avomine – 4 tablets
d. Avil 25mg – 4 tablets
e. Combiflam – 4 tablets
f. Disprin – 6 tablets
g. NorfloxTZ– 6 tablets
h. Crepe bandage – 3 to 5 meters
i.Band aid – 10 strips
j. Eno – 6 Satches
k. Cotton – 1 small roll
l. ORS – 5 packets
m. Betadine or any antiseptic cream
21 Small repair kit consisting of safety pins, needle, thread and string
22 LED Torch with 2 extra set of cells.
23 Camera, memory-cards, batteries etc (carry enough spare batteries. Electricity is not available on the slopes or at the base camp)
24 While packing, use plastic bags to compartmentalize things and carry few extra plastic bags.
25 Trekking pole/Stick is mandatory.
26 Carry lots of dry fruits, chocolates combinations as snacks. Chewing gums
27 Travel coffee mug
28 Soap Strip
29 One Candle