You do not see the full magnitude of the meadows yet. It will be shared among all the trekkers. Good gear, I rented a trekking pole and was lucky enough to get a brand new one. But you can do the trek. Hope this helps! The air during the day is warm and you can almost smell the season as you trek through the shadows of oaks, maples. – especially on your way to Dayara top – wear your microspikes. One thing India Hikes could do is send an email to people who booked the trek and ask in the email as in how many people want to rent the things, in that way they will get to know the exact idea on how many people want to rent and can keep the stock ready. Read how Indiahikes keeps you safe on high-altitude treks. I feel like Indian Hikes is the Safest to trek and travel with. Higher camps are 2-3 degrees below zero. Absolutely, I loved the trek to the core. We might add some later, but these won’t change. Modern, colourful and clean. kilometers. Because behind me, in the direction I had climbed up was the entire stretch of greater Himalayas of the Gangotri extension. • Spring (Mid March — Mid April): The winter is receding but hasn’t totally left yet. With its campsites located at just the right distance from each other, it has a perfect balance of trek time and leisure time. We carry fully stocked high altitude first aid kits, oxygen cylinders, ropes and stretchers. Dry-fit T-shirts quickly dry your sweat, they are easy to wash and in case of a rainy day, they dry quicker. The trek was awesome, especially the food. We had two people in our group wearing track suit bottoms and shoes that were not waterproof, as well as others with rucksacks which were much too heavy. Dayara Bugyal Trek lies in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, India and the maximum altitude of this Bugyal. I never trekked to the mountains. The village is 180 km from the state capital, i.e., Dehradun. Step 4: Our Trek Coordinator will get back to you within 24 hours with a voucher for your child. Don’t leave behind any waste in the mountains. So if you have a group of 20 trekkers, then we will waive off the charges for 2 trekkers. On the other hand, there are times when you fall in love with a trek. He is a true nature lover by heart. (4 tablets): Take it if you feel the food that you’ve taken is undigested. All of our trekkers, no matter how young / old / experienced they are send us screenshots. Deepraj sir and Satish sir were also amazing guides. You need to book and pay for this beforehand online. This trek is known for its scenic beauty and the undulating slopes of Dayara bugyal. Use this guide and nothing else to plan your travel. Trekkers are often confused about whether they need to get a headlamp or a handheld torch. And the trek looks different in all these seasons. This level of implementation was missing in my last trek and I hope every trek lead implements this as Braham. On your return from the trek you start from Barsu. In the background rise the mountains of the Gangothri range Pic: Nikhil JoshiUse these pointers to navigate through this extensive trek guide: I had heard of Dayara Bugyal much before we had started Indiahikes — I’m going back almost 13-14 years from now. trek. It was such an amazing thing . We’ll be able to help you better by talking to you! We would like to know if the kids also need to qualify for fitness with a run of 5kms for the family trek? You will not be able to have a bath on the trek, so don’t overload on soaps and shampoos. Spring is a great time to experience colour contrasts on the meadows. It was very good that our trek lead followed it to the dot. This post will give you an idea of the layers you need for a winter trek – https://indiahikes.com/layering-himalayan-winter-trek/#gref. One of the senior person in the group was hesitating to eat any food because they didn't want to use compost pits in the morning. From Uttarkashi you will find shared taxis for Raithal from the taxi stand which is at a walkable distance if you get down at the bus stand. | Buying tip: You can get dry-fit T-shirts from Decathlon. Soft, powdery snow-flakes loosely hang from pine-trees offering a tinge of Christmas-y feel. The gear we rented (rucksack and trekking poles) were in good condition, apart from a broken buckle on the rucksack, and were user-friendly. They also increase your walking pace. Your daily health check-up helped a lot. With an Eco-bag at the start of your trek. This video here will help you to learn more about the difference. It was awesome! After trekking down for about one hour, you reach the Barnala campsite. Even though Dayara Bugyal is an easy-moderate trek, it is a high-altitude trek. And are always eager to see and learn new things. . They usually charge Rs 1500. These questions were answered by Latika Payak, Digital Content Manager at Indiahikes. These are the only dates in January for Dayara Bugyal. Amazing mountain views Thrilling hikes, and some of Uttarakhand finest alpine meadows. Yes, you can. Cheers to him. This Bugyal is situated in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand at an elevation ranging from 10,000 – 12,000 ft. Dayara Bugyal offers some of the best views of Mt. Dayara Bugyal trek is one of the maximum underrated treks in India. Ideal trek for long weekends, Dayara Bugyal can be a perfect start for beginners. Hotel options at Dehradun In the mountains, where it is cooler, synthetic is what you wear. Trek went well, trek leader Gautham and Rana were very helpful and patient for our silliest questions. Your Blood Pressure levels will be checked once a day. I have a few questions- On Dayra Bugyal trek , you trail through dense maple and oak forests and cut through several river streams, to discover the scrolling grassland in the Himalayas, surrounded by towering peaks of Mt Bandarpoonch , … Take the Indiahikes pickup the next morning directly from Dehradun Railway Station. Do you have covered areas for toilets. we had so much fun in dinner tents by sharing stories of everyone and really enjoyed a lot. There are shared taxis available near Indiranagar Market (Till 10:00 am) or Rispana Pool (From 11:00 am – 12:00 pm) till Uttarkashi . I want to go there in the month of Jan or Feb. They reduce your energy consumption by almost 40%. And you must keep certain pointers in your mind to stay safe. From the pick up point till the end of the trek everything was spot on!! Take a closer look at its agriculture. Raithal is the basecamp for your trek. The trek leader and the trek staff was commendable. Reflections at the end of each day will allow children to contemplate their learnings and experiences of the day. If that is cumbersome, photochromic lenses work equally well. I never imagined in my life that i will be getting desserts in evening in such harsh weather conditions and that too on treks. The day taught me ,this is the life. • Summer (mid-April — June): There is no trace of winter left now. The next half kilometer from Gui Thatch is a relaxed and easy walk. Raithal is the basecamp for your trek. You will also be able to see it on your Trek Dashboard. We’re making it possible in a safe and sustainable way. : Do not book on any other train except the Nanda Devi Express. Trek Vouchers are credit amounts added to your Indiahikes account. 1. Green Trails is very thoughtful measure taken by indiahikes to keep the nature as it is and enjoy the most. Get the best trekking experience at wonderful Dayara Bugyal Trek with Trekveda with the high-end facilities at affordable cost. without them. She holds the Green Trails idea close to her heart and enjoys researching and writing about the environment. You will find village huts around – these are used by villagers in the summer. Our philosophy is simple. That will help build the stamina required for this trek. In the second week of March, temperature will be lower than that and there will be snow in places. The snow is still in patches on the ground. The final stop of the vehicle is at the Dehradun railway station. I am planning for trek in JAN . Being an easy to moderate trek, Dayara Bugyal is an ideal choice for beginners. This will be in 5-6 seater vehicles. Altitude sickness does not distinguish between a first timer and an experienced trekker. Around Gui is where you get the final views of Mt Bandarpoonch on the trek. We almost never cancel our treks. Here is a step-by-step guide on what to do next. . Your head loses your body heat quickly. Very impressed overall. It is important that your backpack stays dry at all times. You can always come back another time and finish your adventure. Which is why you need to keep your head protected, especially when the sun is down. Rent them if you don’t have a backpack. A small overexposure to direct sunlight on snow can lead to snow blindness (about a half hour’s exposure). Every trek page has a detailed cancellation policy. The main factor that drew me to the mountains is how humongous and majestic they are. A small slip can result in injuries like a ligament tear, a sprained ankle or even a fracture. We are keen to attempt Dayara Bugyal in summer 2020 with our young daughters (age; 13 & 8 in 2020). It also contains paracetamol. They are capable of taking care of any emergency on a trek. IH team was efficient and well prepared to lead the team. Watch this video to learn how to dispose your sanitary waste. This is basically a small meadow in the forest. Target completing 5 km in 45 minutes when you begin. They are deep pits, and dry toilets (you have to use toilet paper and not water). You can redeem these on any of your future treks with Indiahikes. But it is not just these mountains. Online offloading in advance is possible up to three days prior to the trek start date. More than March, I suggest you go for the early summers. I longed for a day when I would step on these meadows. 2. Hii, There is also a u-shaped forest department hut at some distance. — Get a full refund minus 4% transaction charges. To give you a gist, everything from the base camp back to the base camp is included — your food, stay, equipment, everything. Hi Manish, yes you can shift your dates. Post the water point, the trail becomes more wooded. Dry-fit T-shirts quickly dry your sweat, they are easy to wash and in case of a rainy day, they dry quicker. Wear your sunglasses over your contact lens. Personally, I believe it is one of the best autumn treks to do. My wife and I have done the Kedarkantha trek in winter 2018 and the Buran Ghati trek in summer 2019 (both with Indiahikes!). This must be handed over to your Trek Leader during registration at the base camp –, There are two sections in this. You can download the route as a KML file here. But it takes a long time to dry when it gets wet. The whole trek was organised very well. How I book my Dayara Bugyal trek in winter??? From Chilapada to Nayata, you may have sketchy network for Idea, Vodafone and BSNL. The train number has changed too from 12206 to 12401. from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, take a metro to Dhaula Kuan metro station. I rented a jacket and trek pole and am very satisfied with the service you offer at reasonable prices for international travellers as well. We also focus on the safety aspect of the trail, the environmental impact and the information we have on the trail, which we share with you transparently. Take a metro to Hazrat Nizamuddin metro station over the pink line. This is part of why you trek with Indiahikes. The Health Card is issued to monitor the trekker’s daily health, wherein they will be entering details about their health everyday. They are capable of taking care of any emergency on a trek. We were slightly disappointed because we rented a pair of trekking poles but only received one- the reason was communicated and I understand but perhaps it can be avoided in the future treks. Finish. We suggest the opposite. Non AC buses can take up to 7-8 hrs for the journey. You may also access Dayara Bugyal from Barsu which is around 23 km from Raithal. Hi Arun, yes. But you will see the snow-capped mountains in their grandeur on a clear day. Indiahikes will sponsor half of the trek fee for each child. Indiahikes is the safest trekking organisation in India. Earlier Nanda Devi express would arrive at New Delhi railway station. This was my first Himalayan trek and indiahikes made sure that I fall in love with the mountains and trekking because of the unconditional warmth the team has shown. It is an extremely detailed blog, filled with facts from the trek. Such a process oriented organisation the logistics, food.. it takes too much of co-ordination and involvement to do things. You cross a couple of streams which maybe flowing, dried or frozen depending on the season. . Most importantly, everything happened on time. It is extremely light and weighs next to nothing. I have done lots of trek and have loved lots of camps, but if you ask me about Dayara, then I think it has some of the better campsites. In order to be prepared for high altitude trek, you should have a combination of distance and speed targets. In case, you wish to cancel your trek, follow these steps. If you have registered with Indiahikes, you also need to carry the, . Right from our safety to food to camp sites to fun activities and all the sessions of instructions. I had rented Poncho and other equipments from IH, best quality at very low prices. You will witness maple leaves turning fiery red. Dayara Bugyal Trek is the view post winter to see the meadows that were a lovely green so far turn into a beautiful carpet of unending white. I don't know how the cooks prepare such great food in such difficult conditions but every dish that they made was excellent. Enclosed by forest but in grassy clearings, with commanding views of mountain tops, I think I could fall in love with these camps. | Travelling with Indiahikes? It's always great to trek with IH. In this trek freezing cold was big challenge I followed the instructions mail which we received from our trek co ordinator which was really very helpful in evry sense .things to Cary to trek ,how to layer up in winter etc every thing was well mentioned in mail .our trek leader and guide were very supportive and helpful ,we were served with hot n delicious food . (1 Strip): Be on a course of a half tablet Diamox starting from Delhi every 12 hours (125 mg). He has answered all the questions with such patience and have been smiling all the time. Leaving the mountains as we found it is a big thing.So green trails ar a big initiative.I also.picked up.some trash.and enjoyed doing so. Avoid getting large toilet rolls. It lies within the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Required fields are marked *. Which is why you’ll hear a lot of bird calls. We are group of 4 adults (45 years), reasonable fitness level. You’ll find information about it here – https://www.indiahikes.com/mukta-top/. The meadows look green, dotted with yellow, violet and white flowers. Non AC buses can take up to 7-8 hrs for the journey. I think people have got it all wrong about the views. A bus generally leaves from Dehradun Railway Station to Uttarkashi at 8:00 am. Dayara Bugyal, a velvety meadow sprawling over the verdant hills of Garhwal is one of the best treks for the beginners. this was my second trek ,first one with India hikes and i can say that your overall arrangement was really nice . Buses take 7-8 hours to get to Dehradun from Delhi. The campsite at Gui is located in a small clearing surrounded by forests. You will reach Dehradun between 6 pm and 7 pm. Based on the number of trekkers rooms will be given. Hi, can this trek be done as family trek in December. And they save you weight and space, since you’re already carrying them. After the trek I started loving the nature . This is my first trek ever travelling solo and attempted it just to put myself out of my comfort zone. 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