Becoming a Mountain.!

Winter Trek
Dayara HappYness Trail

Dayara Bugyal in often cited as the most picturesque ‘bugyal’ in India. ‘Buyal’ in the local dialect means high altitude meadow or pasture lands. They are called ‘nature’s own gardens’. Dayara Bugyal is situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.

Dayara Bugyal is one of the best ski slopes in India which covers an area of about 28 kilometers. Trekkers from all over the globe visit to be enthralled with the magnificence of the lush green trek. The trail is filled with pristine beauty in the form of wild flowers, springs, oak forests, grasslands being grazed by sheep and a panorama of the Himalayan ranges like Bandarpunch, Black Peak, Srikanth, Jaonli and many other peaks.

These lush green meadows are developed into snow-white ski slopes during the winter season. Thus, in winter season it is frequented by adventure lovers to take pleasure in Nordic as well as Alpine skiing.

Did you know?

As bugyals constitute very fragile ecosystems, particular attention needs to be given for their conservation. Thus, it is essential to maintain a balance between ecology and environment.

Best season:
1. Skiing: Dayara Bugyal is an ideal destination for winters if you want to ski
2.Trekking: You can choose this trek during anytime of the year except monsoon as during monsoon the trail gets slippery.
Temperature: as high as 25°C, as low as -04°C

Know your Trek

Region: Garhwal, Uttarakhand
Duration: 3 Nights/4 Days
Grade: Easy to Moderate
Altitude: 3,408 m (11,181 ft)
Approx trekking: 29 kms

Brief Itinerary (From Dehradun to Dehradun)
Day 1:
Drive from Dehradun to Village Raithal, Uttarkashi
Overnight stay in guesthouse

Day 2:
Trek from Village Raithal to Dayara Bugyal
Overnight stay in tents

Day 3:
Trek from Dayara Bugual to Bakaria top and back to Raithal
Overnight stay in Guest House

Day 4:
Drive from Village Raithal to Dehradun

The cost of Expedition:
Rs/- 6150/-
Call us on 9997263920 or email us on for further details.

You will have to transfer the amount to the following Bank account to confirm your Registration (Payment via NEFT/RTGS only)

Account holder name: Yudhish Dutt Saklani
Bank: SBI
Branch: New Tehri Town
Account No: 10840592347
IFS Code: SBIN0008981

Please drop an email to after the transaction.


1. First aid medical kits
2. Accommodation: Tented/Guesthouse
3. Meals while on trek (veg)
4. Equipment: (sleeping bag, mattress, and tents)
5. Permits/ Forest fees
6. Experienced trek guide and support staff to help trekkers.


1. Transport
2. Any kind of personal expenses
3. Insurance and medical emergency
4. Anything or any expenses occurred apart from the inclusions

Gear Recommendations:

• Rucksack/Backpack 40-60 L (+Water cover)
• Trekking shoes
• Thermal wear (Base layer)
• Cotton socks (2 pair)
• Woolen socks (2 pair)
• Woolen gloves + Waterproof gloves
• T-shirts (2/3)
• Trek Pants (1/2)
• Balaclava/Woolen skullcap
• Sun cap/ Wide brimmed hat/Bandana
• Walking sticks/Trekking Poles
• Heavy Jacket
• Windproof Jacket
• Raingear
• Water Bottle
• Sunglasses/Reflectors
• Sunscreen lotion
• Toiletries: Tooth Brush, Tooth Paste, Toilet Soap, Tissue papers, etc.
• Head lamp/Torch with extra batteries
• Personal first aid kit
• Eateries: Chocolates, toffees, chips, chewing gums, mouth
freshener, dry fruits, pre-cooked food if possible etc.
• Camera
• Miscellaneous: Notebook, pen, GPS, Binocular, and Altimeter

NOTE: You will have to carry personal belongings, mattress and sleeping bags with yourselves and no separate porter will be provided for the same. If due to unavoidable circumstances the expedition gets postponed and you are not able to cope with the updated schedule, there will be necessary refunds (except registration charges)

If you have any query regarding Dayara HappYness Trail, drop an email on or give a call on +91-9997263920. Or if you want us to contact you, just fill the query form below..!

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If you love riding in the mountains with serene beauty all around and want to test your physical fitness by trekking on one of the most scenic meadows in the Himalayas, Dayara bugyal is the perfect trail for you. get total disconnect from the traffic noise, city lights, your office manager, you personal stress or anything that restricts you to get connected to yourself and nature. come, join the WANDERERS, the TREKKERS, the RIDERS & most importantly “the NATURE LOVERS”…!!

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Dayara Bugyal, Uttarakhand, India