Dayara Bugyal Trekking cum Training Expedition (Uttarakhand) 2023
5 / 5 Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand)
NAME OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR: Shri
Jyoti K. Shrivastava
POSTAL ADDRESS: Youth Hostels Association of India, Delhi
Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi -110021
BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:
Dayara Bugyal: Dayara Bugyal is perhaps one of the most beautiful alpine
meadows in India. The panoramic view of the Himalayas from Dayara Bugyal is breathtaking.
Situated at an elevation of about 3750 m, Dayara Bugyal is second to none in
natural beauty and perfect for the beginners. Dayara Bugyal trek goes through
open stretches and dense forest at different places. Each and every campsite on
the trail of this trek is extremely beautiful and scenic. Since this trek is an
easy one, it is a great option for beginners. Experienced trekkers can also
enjoy Dayara Bugyal as the trail is refreshing and not very crowded.
The whole trek is
scenic and passes through forest, lake, and
meadows. One gets to see several snow-capped peaks of Greater Himalayas during
DAY WISE SCHEDULE:
Day 1: Report at Dehradun Railway
Station and drive to Uttarkashi Camp (163 kms)
Railway Station/Dehradun Hill Bus Station at 08.00 AM. Dedicated transport will
be arranged for pickup from Dehradun Railway Station to Uttarkashi. Generally
it takes 8-9 hrs depending upon the road conditions. The scenic beauty that you
see along the route will definitely make you feel refreshing and like
travelling to heaven. The route will be
Dehradun- Mussorie- Almas- Chinyalisaur – Uttarkashi. Arrival at Uttarkashi by
evening, orientation and briefing about trekking programme
will be given in evening. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Uttarkashi to Raithal (7096 ft.) by Jeep 43 km (1.5 hrs) and trek to Gui (9750
ft. , 4 km approx, 4-5 hrs trek)
After breakfast the
group will move for Raithal by Jeep. Raithal
is the roadhead for the Dayara Bugyal. The drives take you through lovely
forest stretches along with Bhagirathi River. After reaching Raithal the trek
will begin, the trail from Raithal to Gui is a gradually ascending one and bit steep but worth, the trek today will take you through the gorgeous farm fields of Raithal
village, scenic small clearings and dense oak and rhododendron forest.After a thrilling 4 hours trek, you will reach Gui Campsite, which is a small
clearing surrounded by forests.
Day 3 Trek from Gui (9750 ft.) to
Chilapada (9842 ft. , 3-3.5 hrs)
Today the trek to Chilapada is
an easy hike, mostly through the forestwhich will take 2 hrs-3 hrs. Throughout
the hike, you will have a picturesque view of other mighty Himalayan peaks. Chilapada
is pretty close to the start of Dayara Bugyal gives you almost the whole day to
explore the Dayara Meadows. Your overnight stay will be in Chilapada Campsite.
Day 4: Trek from Chilapada (9842
ft.) to Dayara Top (11829ft. ) and back
After breakfast, we will go for Dayara Bugyal and we
will reach the lush green meadows of Dayara, locally known as Bugyals. These
meadows are vast and undulating with a view of mighty Himalayan peaks. While
trudging on these meadows, you will be awestruck by the colourful flowers
blooming all around.
Continuing on the meadows, you will reach the final
climb. We can see the magnificent view
of Bandarpoonch, Black Peak and Gangotri ranges very close. Enjoy the
picturesque view all around and return to Chilapada campsite.
Day 5 Trek from Chilapada to Barsu and back to Uttarkashi (2-3 hrs journeys)
we will trek down to Barsu via Barnala and will go to Uttarkashi base camp by
Jeep. Recreation activity and certificate distribution ceremony in evening.
Day 6 Check Out after Breakfast
route schedule are subject to change without prior notice.
After completing trekkers can visit the
following nearest tourist and religious places by own:
1)Harshil , 2) Gartang Gali and 3)Gangotri: One of the main religious places among the four Char Dham
Reporting Date :
Seats left :
Reporting Point : Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand)
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
This expedition is open to YHAI members who are 15 to 60 years.
HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:
airport is the Jolly Grant Airport, which is located 27 km approx away from the
railway station. All airlines have regular flights to Dehradun. Mostly flights
arrival time is around afternoon.
is well connected to most cities such as Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab
and Himachal Pradesh by Volvo, Deluxe, semi-deluxe and Uttarakhand State
Transport buses. These buses arrive and depart from the Dehradun Inter State
Bus Terminal (ISBT) near Clement Town. Buses depart from here every 15 minutes
to one hour. Other bus terminals in Dehradun are the Mussoorie Bus Station,
located at the Dehradun Railway Station which has regular bus services to
is connected by regular train services to cities Delhi, Lucknow, Allahabad,
Mumbai, Kolkata, Ujjain, Chennai and Varanasi. The Dehradun Railway Station is
located 1-2 kilometers away from the city centre and should take you only ten
minutes, depending on traffic. Dehradun is connected to the rest of the country
by trains such as the Shatabdi Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Dehradun AC
Express, Doon Express, Bandra Express and the Amritsar-Dehradun Express among
popular tourist destination, Dehradun has a strong road network, which makes
for a pleasant driving experience. Dehradun is well connected by road to cities
like Delhi by the NH 58 and 72 is approximately a 4 hour drive. Dehradun is
also well connected to cities like Haridwar and Rishikesh
HOW TO JOIN:
apply online by paying requisite programme fee including online booking amount
Rs 8500/- at www.yhaindia.org
For offline booking:
also deposit the participation fee in any branch of Canara Bank giving the
Account: Youth Hostels Association of India, Delhi State Branch
Bank Name: Canara Bank
Branch: 7/48, Diplomatic Enclave, Malcha
Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi -110021
Account No. 0157101030829
Members desirous of joining this programme may apply on the
prescribed registration form duly supported by YHAI prescribed Medical
Certificate along with or Deposit Slip/NEFT Challan Copy or a DD/Cheque of
requisite amount Rs. 8500/- in favour of “Youth Hostels Association of
India, Delhi State Branch” payable at New Delhi
N.B: Booking is based on first come first serve All Offline
Booking confirmation is subject to availability of seats. Without admit card
and Medical Certificate do not claim your registration as confirmed.
Seat once booked may not be re-scheduled or transferred.
Accommodation in Hotel/Tent on sharing basis will be provided.
FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES:
Simple, nutritious vegetarian meals will be provided.
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:
Rucksack (40-60 Ltr.), Small Backpack/Day pack (10-20 Ltr),
Trekking Shoes, Floaters/Flip Flops,
Socks, Raincoat, Poncho, Torch, Lunchbox, Glass/Tumbler, Plates, Spoon,
Water bottle, Woolen Garments(Jackets/Sweater, Cap, Gloves, Socks), Sun Cap,
Sunglasses, Sunscreen Cream, Moisturizer, Lip Balm, Goggles, personal Medical
Kit, Needle, Thread, Button, Soap, Towel, Camera, Power bank, T-Shirts/Shirt,
Trek Pants, Personal Utilities
SAFETY & SECURITY:
Trained/expert camp leaders will be available for guidance.
Medicines will be available in the camp. First aid/ basic medical assistance
shall be provided. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, The Youth
Hostels Association of India, Delhi State Branch will not be responsible for
any accidents, illness and any such unforeseen eventualities.
Special Casual leave:
The Trekking Expedition organized by Youth Hostels Association of
India have the approval of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and
Pensions (Dept. of Personnel And Training), Government of India, vide Office
Order no. 28016/3/89-Estt (A), Dated 25 October, 1989. Participants working in
the Central Govt. Organization can apply to the authorities concerned for
availing special casual leave for the duration of the expedition. This leave
can be sanctioned by their office up to 30 days in calendar year.
Participants, who successfully complete the trek and abide by the
discipline of the program, will be awarded certificates.
1. Smoking, use of alcohol and narcotics of
any description is strictly prohibited during the course of the program.
2. Deviation from the set route of the
program is not permitted. If participants may wish to join any other activity,
they may do so at their own responsibility and risk only after finishing the
program and checking out.
3. Stay other than YHAI Camp is not allowed
for the entire duration of the camp.
4. This is an environment friendly trek. Do
no litter any wrappers or spoil the trial in any way. In case you find any
wrapper, plastic bag or anything left by trekkers on the way, please carry the
same with you and deposit at the next camp.
5. Burning of woods during camp fire is
6. Medical Certificate is compulsory; you
have to summit Medical Certificate at the time of reporting.
If found flouting the rules, your
participation will be terminated with immediate effect.
required at the time of reporting 1) Admit Card, 2) YHAI Membership Card, 3) Two
Passport Photograph, 4) Medical Certificate (Compulsory) 5) Copy of Aadhar
/ Id Address Proof
In case you are unable to join this trek you will get 50% of the
prog. Fee which is Rs.4250 /- as refund, provided your online cancellation
request is received before 25 September 2022(positively). Any request received
after the last date of cancellation will not be considered.
Participants who have
booked online should cancel online before 25 September 2022 (http://yhaindia.org/program-cancellation.php).
Any unforeseen event / strike or natural calamity will not be
considered as a cause of cancellation. Refund will be given after completion of
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