Dayara Bugyal

Departure Date

01th of every month

Duration

5D/ 4N

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Maximum Seats

15

Butter Festival Dayara Bugyal ?

Holi is festival of colors and joy but imagine a different kind of Holi celebration with Butter, Chaach (Butter Milk) that too on a pristine setting of Dayara Bugyal at an average altitude of 10000 ft. Yes it called Butter Festival Dayara Bugyal or “Anduri” festival as locals call it. Anduri festival or Butter Festival Dayara Bugyal is a way to thank the mother nature for its blessings and taking care of their cattle and making them healthy. 

  • DIFFICULTY: Easy – Moderate.

  • MAX ALTITUDE: 12000 ft.

  • BASE CAMP: Barsu.

  • DURATION: 5 Days 4 nights.

  • BEST SEASON : August.

TREK FEE PER PERSON

Rs. 9400

Trek Cost: Rs 9400 + 5% GST

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Dayara Bugyal Butter Festival trek starts from Raithal Village although the Butter Festival at Dayara Bugyal is celebrated for a day but preparations go on for weeks. The Dayara Bugyal is one of largest meadow of Uttarakhand with total area of around 28 Sq Kms. There are many glacial lakes and few of them are famous for their colorful fishes. During Monsoon once the snow melts Dayara Bugyal turns into a flower carpet full alpine flowers and herbal plants. Join us for this unique trek to Dayara Bugyal Butter Festival

Destinations Covered in the Dayara Bugyal trek : Barsu, Dayara Bugyal, Uttarkashi.

 

What’s Included :

  • Accommodation (Camping / Guest House on sharing basis)
  • All Day Meals (Day 1st dinner to Day 5th lunch)
  • Trekking logistic
  • First aid medical kit
  • Qualified and experienced trek guide and support staff.

What’s Not Included :

  • Mineral Water and Beverages
  • Transportation

Short itinerary for Butter Festival Dayara Bugyal Trek:

15th August 2019 : Arrive at Raithal Enjoy Folk Culture and overnight in Homestay.
16th August 2019: Trek from Raithal – Gohi (3 Kms, 4Hours)
17th August 2019: Trek from Gohi to Dayara Bugyal and Enjoy Butter Festival Dayara Bugyal and return to Gohey
18th August 2019: Checkout and drive back to Dehradun.

Butter Festival Dayara Bugyal Trek

Day 1: Arrive at Raithal Village 

Arrive at Raithal Village and check in to a beautiful traditional home converted into a homestay. Explore the beautiful surrounding and in evening enjoy the Uttrarakhand Folk culture as the celebrations begins for Butter Festival. This unique trek is the best opportunity for all outdoor and nature enthusiast to experience the Uttarakhand Culture and village life with trekking on beautiful slopes of Dayara Bugyal, laden with lush green grass and alpine flowers.

Dayara Bugyal Trek

Day 2: Trek from Raithal – Gohey (3 kms, 4hrs)

We will start our trek after the sumptuous local breakfast  Have an early breakfast and get ready for a for Butter festival Dayara Bugyal Trek first leg to Goi which is around 3.5 Kms. Once we reach the campsite we will set up the camp and enjoy the natural surrounding with delicious lunch. Explore the forest around and do some bird watching. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Pic Credit : http://www.uttarakhandnews1.com

Butter Festival Uttarakhand

Day 3: Trek from Gohi – Dayara Bugyal Butter Festival (8 kms , 4hrs)

Have breakfast and prepare to trek and celebrate butter festival at Dayara Bugyal. People of Raithal Village go to high meadows with their cattle in the beginning of the summer season and return at the end of monsoon season and beginning of winter season. During this period their cattle produce more milk due to availability of quality grass in upper meadows, villagers express gratitude to nature for increase milk production and keeping their animal safe. So they celebrate Butter Festival by playing Holi with butter, butter milk along with prayers and rituals.

Once you reach Dayara Bugyal take part in the festival along with locals, they do traditional dance in group and enjoy the nature. After the festival we will return to our camp at Gohi.

Pic Credit : http://www.uttarakhandnews1.com

Butter Festival Dayara Bugyal

Day 4: Trek to Raithal   (3kms, 2 hrs)

This is the last day of the Festival after breakfast we trek down to Raithal Village and bid adieu to the locals and drive to your destination. You can directly drive to Dehradun which takes around 7 to 8 hours.

 

Fitness Required for Dayara Bugyal Trek
At high altitude as the air gets thinner oxygen becomes less abundant.The percentage saturation of hemoglobin with oxygen determines the content of oxygen in our blood. After the human body reaches around 2,100 m (7,000 feet) above sea level, the level of  oxygen in our hemoglobin begins to plummet. However, the human body has both short-term and long-term adaptations to altitude that allow it to partially compensate for the lack of oxygen.The Dayara Bugyal Trek is an easy trek suitable for first time trekker with basic fitnessTrekking Experience: Ideal trek for a person who has done a high altitude trek before.

Fitness Required: The Dayara Bugyal Trek falls in the category of Moderate treks. The trail is fairly laid out path and has very few steep ascends or descends. Water is available through out the trail. But still if you are thinking of your first big Himalayan trekking experience its better to be prepared. Here is the training schedule to prepare for the trek.

Our treks are generally planned in a way that on an average you have to cover around 9 Kms in 6 hours although there may be slight variation depending on the terrain. This works out to roughly 1.5km per hour which is equivalent to walking in the plains at 6km per hour.

You can train yourself to run 3 kms in 30 minutes as per the schedule given below. Remember always start your training program with stretching and warm up exercises.

Follow this training schedule for trekking fitness required.
Week 1: Start with 10 minute of brisk walk and then jog for 10 minutes and finally 10minutes of easy walk.
Week 2: 5 minutes of brisk walk 15 minutes of jog 5 minutes of easy walk
Week 3: 5 minutes of brisk walk 15 minutes of jog 5 minutes of easy walk
Week 4: 5 minutes of brisk walk and jog for 25 min and cool down your body

Things to get for Dayara Bugyal Trek

Poncho, Rain Coat or Umbrella any one is must
Backpack (Min 55 Ltrs)
Floaters or Sandals
Trekking Shoes
2 Pairs of Quick Dry Tees and Track Pants
3 Pair of Socks
2 pairs of woolen socks
2 Full Sleeve Sweater or Fleece Jacket
One down feather Jacket
Sun Cap
One Scarf
Light towel
Lip Balm
Cold Cream & Sun Screen (SPF 40+)
Water Bottle 1 Lt
Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
Personal Toilet Kit and toilet paper
Personal Medicine Kit
Dark Sunglasses
Gloves
Trekking Pole
CAMERA with huge memory card and fully charged with extra batteries !

What if trek is cancelled at the last moment due to ‘force majeure’?
All the arrangements for the tour are pre-planned and prepaid.
We will offer you alternate trek options of similar value depending upon the weather conditions if a trek is cancelled due to ‘force majeure’. In case of non-completion of the tour due to any reason whatsoever there will not be any refund for any unutilized services.

What is your Cancellation Policy
Up to 24 Days :- 95% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
Between 14-24 Day :- 70% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
Between 14-08 Days :- 50% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
Less than 7 Days :- No refund

What is your Rescheduling  Policy ?
We will reschedule your trek without any extra charge if this is conveyed to us in writing ateast 1 month before the trek starting date.
Between 07-24 Days before start of the trek :- 30% of Trek/Tour cost  will be charged for rescheduling.
Less than 7 days:- 100% of Trek/Tour cost  will be charged for rescheduling.

How to Reach Raithal Village?

The distance of Raithal village from Dehradun is around 175 km via Mussoorie and 230 km from Rishikesh. You can drive your own vehicle or take a taxi or bus to Uttarkashi and then drive to Raithal Village.

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15th August 2019 : Arrive at Raithal Enjoy Folk Culture and overnight in Homestay.
16th August 2019: Trek from Raithal – Gohi (3 Kms, 4Hours)
17th August 2019: Trek from Gohi to Dayara Bugyal and Enjoy Butter Festival Dayara Bugyal and return to Gohey
18th August 2019: Checkout and drive back to Dehradun…

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