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Chandan Gill

5.0

When my family had planned for a trip to Rishikesh I dropped out of the trip thinking this is all old people trip place, but then I surfed and read about the places that are close to this destination, the Dayara Bugyal trek, surya top popped up on the screen and I was super excited seeing the images, I just changed my plan and took up this trip with my family. I always loved trekking and this place was a very unique trekking trail that I had ever seen in my life. Watching the villages and the surroundings from such a height is a rare thing that I can never forget. I thank my team of organizers who helped us all the way throughout the trek.

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Balachandra Kocchar

5.0

I and my sister had always planned for an adventurous trekking. When we heard about this trek we immediately took up this one and we are happy that we took such a one. Even though this trek was a very tough one, my sister helped me a lot on this trek. Our other co-trekkers were very socializing and so we enjoyed this trip as a gang. Food was good and the climate luckily turned out to be well. The budget friendly trek is what I am looking forward to take up in my near future.

Overview

About the Destination:

Dayara Bugyal in the Garhwal Himalayas, offers a wonderful trekking experience both for a nature lover and an adventure seeker. Nature has laid open its bounties at each and every bend of the forest trail for you to explore, appreciate and cherish. Admire in awe the colossal mountain peaks that surround you as you gently make your way through woods, meadows and mystic trails. In winter the meadow transforms into one of the best ski slopes of the country. The snow peaked range set across the green fields create a perfect ambience that prompts you to stop for a moment, admire the sight and feel blessed from within.

About the Activity:

When you are in the lookout for the unexpected, Dayara Bugyal Trek and Surya Top Trek is the answer for you! A short trek that does not demand specialised skills lets, this trek offers you with the richness of Mother Nature. A trek through the meadows of Dayara and Syanri, it takes you through tiny mountain hamlets, stone-laid tracks through woods and a panoramic view of mountains. Admire the Gangotri range or Bandarpoonch peak from close distance at Surya Top. Enjoy life in a forest camp as you gather around campfire in the evening every day to exchange notes with others in the group. Enjoy the ethereal beauty of a star-studded sky as you lay back on the grass and you will be tempted to reach out for the stars.

Total Trekking Distance: 50km over 5 days

Maximum Altitude: 3,900m

Dayara Bugyal Temperature Range: March: 4o – 14oC. May: 7o – 18oC. October: 5o – 14o. Dec: 2o – 10oC.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    As you gather at Haridwar Railway Station, you will be taken to Rishikesh which is close by for freshening up. Have a hearty breakfast, proceed to Barsu, a tiny hamlet about 32km from Uttarkashi; overnight stay in a tourist bungalow.

  • Day 2 -

    Post today’s breakfast, start with an enthralling 8km Dayara Bugyal trek. Passing through the gentle trails, climb up through the snow-clad mountains and forest line. Arriving at your destination, retire in the camps with a dinner and overnight stay.

  • Day 3 -

    Right after breakfast, start off on a short but stiff uphill climb. Once you reach Dayara Top you can spot numerous peaks looming large across the meadow like Bandarpoonch, Gangotri I, II, III, Srikanth, Kalanag and many more. Spend some time enjoying the wondrous view before turning back for the camp.

  • Day 4 -

    Today’s trek to Syanri Bugyal through Devkund will offer you panoramic views of the mighty Himalayas peaks like Bandarpunch, Dropdikanda, Jaonli, Srikanth, Gangotri I, II, III and others. Arriving in Syanri Bugyal, retire in the camps for an overnight stay.

  • Day 5 -

    After today’s breakfast, set off for the fascinating Surya Top trek (1,400m) and behold the astounding views of the Bandarpunch Range and other peaks of Himachal Pradesh.  Gangotri Range is also well visible along the trail and lies of the eastern side. If you happen to trek through this trail during the monsoon or pre-monsoon, you will be rewarded with bountiful views of seasonal flowers; overnight stay in Barnala Tal camp.

  • Day 6 -

    Begin your descent early after breakfast. Enjoy the walk through rich forest of oak trees and narrow streams and reach Barsu below. After reaching Barsu start off for Rishikesh and spend the night in a hotel.

Stay

    7
  • Camping, Tents, and Guesthouses on Sharing Basis

Meal

    7
  • All Meals Included
  • 7
  • Veg

Activity

    7
  • Trekking
  • 7
  • Camping

Other Inclusions

    7
  • Breakfast
  • 7
  • Packed Lunc
  • 7
  • Evening Tea with Cookies and Dinner

Things To Carry

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  • Torch
  • 7
  • Umbrella and caps
  • 7
  • Extra pair of socks and a waterproof jacket
  • 7
  • Comfortable trekking shoes
  • 7
  • Personal medication
  • 7
  • Binoculars
  • 7
  • Camera

Advisory

    7
  • You are required to stick with the group and not wander off.
  • 7
  • Follow the diktat of “short steps and deep breaths” while trekking uphill.
  • 7
  • Do not leave behind any garbage in the campsite or along the trail.

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • 7
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • 7
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.
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    Story by Chandan Gill

     Rated : 5.0

    When my family had planned for a trip to Rishikesh I dropped out of the trip thinking this is all old people trip place, but then I surfed and read about the places that are close to this destination, the Dayara Bugyal trek, surya top popped up on the screen and I was super excited seeing the images, I just changed my plan and took up this trip with my family. I always loved trekking and this place was a very unique trekking trail that I had ever seen in my life. Watching the villages and the surroundings from such a height is a rare thing that I can never forget. I thank my team of organizers who helped us all the way throughout the trek.

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    Story by Balachandra Kocchar

     Rated : 5.0

    I and my sister had always planned for an adventurous trekking. When we heard about this trek we immediately took up this one and we are happy that we took such a one. Even though this trek was a very tough one, my sister helped me a lot on this trek. Our other co-trekkers were very socializing and so we enjoyed this trip as a gang. Food was good and the climate luckily turned out to be well. The budget friendly trek is what I am looking forward to take up in my near future.

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    Story by Aslesha Desai

     Rated : 4.0

    I had always read in history about the forests and the ancient villages, now I got a chance to witness it in front of my eyes on my trip to the Surya top. Trekking is always a great fun and when you happen to hang out with your age group, you enjoy the most. I went over to this place along with my college mates and have no words to describe. The lush forests and the evergreen flowering plants are something that will always be in my mind forever. I recommend to take up such a trek if you want to enjoy seeing the Himalayan range from close.

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    Story by Daksha Khanna

     Rated : 4.0

    Trekking to Dayara Bugyal with Surya top was always in my mind ever since I heard my office colleague speak about its beauty and charisma. I took up this trek last week and I have to share that this trek is too great and majestic. I never can imagine such a trekking in my lifetime. I always remember reading the history of the Himalayas, but now that I have visited this place I have to admit that trekking over here will be something that no one should miss out.

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    Story by Indra Mahajan

     Rated : 4.0

    One of the oldest and finest trek is the Dayara Bugyal trek. You would have heard about the beauty of the Himalayas, but what you heard will be less if you happen to really see the same directly with your eyes. I visited and took up the Surya trek and have to admit that this is a mind blowing kind of trek trail. Surely a must take up trek.

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    Story by Devi Mishra

     Rated : 4.0

    The trek to Dayara Bugyal with Surya top is an interesting and great trek. I wanted to chill out this summer and hence took up a trek to this destination during my vacation break. Enjoyed overall. I always wanted to try out my hand on a trekking to the Himalayas, and this seemed to be the perfect one.

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    Story by Ekalavya Dhawan

     Rated : 4.0

    I had never been on a trekking before, but when my best friend suggested a trek to the Dayara Bugyal I was reluctant to agree to it. But then my sister had already been there and she suggested me to take up a chance and go around. I enjoyed the trek a lot. Thank you guys for making my first trekking experience so memorable.

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    Story by Dwaipayana Naik

     Rated : 4.0

    Taking up a trek to such a destination is not a bed of roses, but if you go out with your friends or age group you can surely enjoy the whole lot. And that's what I loved about this trek. It tells you exactly what nature is how beautifully the creator made this entire world. It completely changed my perception of live. Just loved the trek.

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    Story by Som Kapoor

     Rated : 4.0

    The biggest plus point of this trek is the budget of the trek, I had a very small budget but this trek happened to fit into my pocket very easily. I am longing to go over again on such a trek in my near future.

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    Story by Mani Ahluwalia

     Rated : 4.0

    I first felt that this trek reviews that I had read are a bit over rated but this trek proved me wrong. It was an amazing vacation. I never wanted to come back. The place made me fall in love with nature. And the good thing is that I'm going there again.

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