Dayara Bugyal & Surya Top Trek at Uttarakhand

Adventure Trips India
  • 9 days
  • Easy
  • 4.9
  • Hilly

Dayara Bugyal & Surya Top Trek at Uttarakhand by Adventure Trips India


Bugyal in the local language means "High Altitude Meadow". Dayara Bugyal is one of the most beautiful places in Uttaranchal.Situated at an elevation ranging from 10,000-12,000 ft. This vast meadow is second to none in natural beauty in Uttranchal. During winter it provides excellent & one of the best ski slopes in India spread over an area of 28 sqkms. We can see very good mountain range of Gangotri group and Banderpunch massif.

The road to Dayara Bugyal branches off near Bhatwari a place on Uttarkashi Gangotri road about 35 kms. From Uttarkashi. Vehicles can go up to the village of Raithal from where one has to trek a distance of about 7 kms to reach Dayara.


  • Day 1:

    Delhi-Haridwar-Rishikesh (By Train) Arrival at Haridwar railway station, Drive 30min to Rishikesh. Stay in Hotel.

  • Day 2:

    Rishikesh - Uttarkashi - Barsu (200 kms. 8 hrs) After breakfast we drive to Barsu via Uttarkahi. Overnight stay at the GMVN Tourist Banglow.

  • Day 3:

    Barsu -Barnala Tal (5km; 3-4 hsr) Breakfast and start off our day with fabulous views of Himalayas. We will climb gently through few houses and dense forest of Oak and Rhododendron to Barnalatal. Camping.

  • Day 4:

    Barnal Tal -Dayara Bugyal (3 kms Trek 2-3 hrs) Morning after breakfast Start Trek Up to Dayara. Its steep climb through dense forest and Himalayan peaks of Gangotri range. Arrive at camp for hot lunch. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay in Camp.

  • Day 5:

    Dayara-Devkund- Syanri Bugyal (08km trek; 4 hrs) 3600m After breakfast, we start trek to Syanri Bugyal. This walk offer 360 degree view of Himalaya including Bandarpunch (6350 mtrs), Dropdikadanda (6420 mtrs), Jaonli (6600 mtrs), Srikanth, Gangotri I,II,III and many other peaks. It is best day of our walk on entire trek. Camping.

  • Day 6:

    Syanri Bugyal-Surya Top- Dayara (10km; 5hrs) After early breakfast we will set off for Surya Top (4100m) for best Himalayan views. Surya top is known for its grand views of Banderpunch massif and more peaks towards Himachal. We can also see Gangotri range to its best on east side. Monsoon and pre-monsoon season is full of Himalayan flowers. Return to Dayara for night stay.

  • Day 7:

    Dayara- Barsu (8km;4hr) Morning after breakfast downhill trek to Barsu (08km; 4hrs). Stay in guest house.

  • Day 8:

    Barsu-Rishikesh ( 8hrs drive) Breakfast and drive to Rishikesh via Uttarkashi. Stay in hotel

  • Day 9:

    Rishikesh-Haridwar/ Jollygrant airport Transfer to Haridwar/ Jollygrant for onward journey. Trip ends


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