Bugyal in the local mountain dialect means “High Altitude Meadow”. Trekking to Dayara Bugyal is one of the most beautiful experiences in Uttaranchal, situated at an elevation ranging from 10,000 – 12,000 ft. This vast meadow is second to none in natural beauty in Uttarakhand trekking circuit.
This trek starts from two places Barsu and Raithal. The road to Dayara Bugyal branches off near Bhatwari- a little township on Uttarkashi Gangotri road about 35 kms. From Uttarkashi, Vehicles can go up to the village of Raithal from where one has to trek up a steep incline covering a distance of about 7 kms to reach Dayara and the other route is via village Barsu, 10 kms from Bhatwari from where one has to trek about 8kms to Bugyal.
Here is the brief Itinerary for Dayara with Dodital Trek
Day 1 Uttarkashi to Barsu (Drive from Uttarkashi or Dehradun and Stay at Camp Barsu)
Day 2 Trek from Barsu to Barnala Camp
Day 3 Trek from Barnala to Dayara Bugyal
Day 4 Trek from Dayara Bugyal to Lambidhar
Day 5 Lambidhar to Dodital Lake
Day 6 Dodital Lake to Darwa Pass Top & return (If Darwa Pass is open then one trek to Yumnotri also
Day 7 Dodital Lake to Bhevr (Bebra)
Day 8 Bhevra (Bebra) to Uttarkashi
This is the best time for birding as all the birds descends from high altitude to lower altitudes due to drop in temperatures.
Renok Adventures is have treks to Dayara. If your interested just let us know on the contact us page.