Dayara Bugyal Trek

Description : Dayara Bugyal is a great trek for an introduction to trekking. It offers several elements with include a forest walk, meadow stretches, a braod trail with a gentle incline leading up the the massive Dayara Bugyal. The view from Dayara Bugyal (3300m) is indeed memorable. You get a feeling that you are indeed face to face with the Banderpunch massif. In the distance towards the east a string of peaks are visible including Srikanta, the Gangotri Group, Jaonli and Draropti ka Danda. Walking around the meadow, which spreads out for a couple of kilometers, is also an experience. The best viewing point on the meadow is Dayara Top (3500m), which is the highest point on the meadow.

Grade : Easy

Best Month : March, April, May, June, September, October and November.

Highlights : Beautiful meadow forest and meadow walks to Dayara Bugyal, enjoy the walk around the meadow and enjoy a memorable mountain view.

Trekking Days : 3

Region : Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand

Maximum Height : 3300m at Dayara Bugyal.


      The starting point of the trek to Dayara from Barsu.
      Walk through long meadow stretches to Barnala the mid way point.
      Mid way point on the way to Dayara at Barnala.

      Final climb to Dayara Bugyal is through a forested section.
      Campsite at Dayara with Bandarpunch visible in the background.
      Dayara is indeed a delight for a the first time trekker.

      Close up view of Bandarpunch from Dayara.
      Dayara Top the highest point at Dayara Bugyal.
      Views toward the east from Dayara Top.

      Views towards the west from Dayara, trail progresses to Dodi Tal.