These exercises will help you to be in good shape before the trek. Watch the sun light it on fire as it sinks in the sky. | Buying Tip: The Trek series and MH series are good options by Decathlon. That way, even if it rains and your backpack gets wet, your things are water-proof inside the backpack. Registering for the trek is an understanding that you will undertake the mandated fitness training and upload the fitness screenshots on your dashboard. Unfortunately, we are not running any Family Batches now. The train number has changed from 12206 to 12402. If your trek ends on day 7, you can book your flight/train tickets for day 7 from Dehradun. If you have registered for this trek, then here is some information that you must know in order to have a safe trek. Bhangeli is a small ancient Himalayan village with about 46 stone and wooden houses. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with your Experience Coordinator. Drive to Barsu from Dehradun, it takes around 6 hours 30 minutes. If this happens, trekkers don’t have to pay the trek fee. The route to Raithal is like a pathway between the mountains. Cross the  bridge made of wooden logs to get to the trail on the other side. Trekkers often expect Indiahikes to wash their cutlery. “I always enjoy reading your emails and also eagerly waiting for the next. The trail then goes through the forest of Oak, Bhojpatra. The place neat and clean. The campsite is right between a narrow valley along a river stream. It’s quite fascinating to get a peek into their lifestyle as you trek along. Drive duration: 7 hours Enjoy the feeling of watching the complete Himalayan range from a snow-covered green garden situated at the elevation of 3,408 meters while sipping on your tea or … Make sure you arrive in Dehradun atleast 1 hour before the pickup time. It takes about 30-40 Rs. Carry a poncho or a rain jacket to tackle this. Tip: You can take a night train/bus from Dehradun to Delhi on Day 7 and reach Delhi early morning. – Keep your original govt. While Wildcraft has more expensive ones, the other two brands have budget-friendly backpacks to choose from. Drive distance: 188 km : If you are extra susceptible to cold, you could get a set of thermal inners. The sleeping bags can withstand temperatures up to -10 degree Celsius. Our trek experts team are highly qualified in terms of experience and as a guide. (We also have special first invites to our newly opened treks.). Since it is a short day,  soak up the views by spending some time here. Do turn around to enjoy. This is an important area you need to work on. You can watch this video to learn about HAPE and HACE and how to tackle them. In the video, Arjun Majumdar, the founder of Indiahikes will also tell you the protocol to follow when you see someone showing symptoms of AMS. | Note: Metro trains in Delhi do not start before 5.00 am. Moderate treks may have steep ascents and descents. Just register for your trek in advance – you know how it is with our groups – they get booked in advance. If there is an emergency our trek leaders know how to tackle it. Indiahikes has the right to reject trekkers who do not meet our eligibility requirement at the base camp. If Dehradun, stay overnight nearby the pickup point. A woolen cap prevents heat from dissipating from your head. Even while on Diamox, the risk of AMS still prevails. Dayara Bugyal Trek Itinerary. The final 30 km is an uphill climb. Devotees on the way to Gangotri usually make a stop here to refresh themselves. This is required by the forest department for your identification. The Health Card is issued to monitor the trekker’s daily health, wherein they will be entering details about their health everyday. This is a minimum requirement. If you are 45 years or above, try to cover 5 km in 40 minutes. Shared autos charge about 10 rs. It is an hour long steep climb but well worth the slog. A Quick Look At AMS, HAPE And HACE, How To Treat Altitude Sickness – AMS, HAPE, & HACE, How To Prevent Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), HAPE and HACE. Carry stainless steel cutlery. In fact, it is the largest high altitude meadow you will set foot on. It is a good trek for fit first-timers. We have chosen this route to give you the best experience of Gidara Bugyal Trek. | Note: If you notice the difference in air ticket prices between Delhi and Dehradun less than Rs 1000 then book directly to Dehradun. | Buying tip: You can get dry-fit T-shirts from Decathlon. Note: On your return from the trek the final stop of the vehicle is at the Dehradun railway station. Required fields are marked *, Any Schedue for End week of October for the Trek? Rooms start at Rs 750. Airport taxis are exorbitant. (minus 4% transaction fee). Next, book yourself in the Nanda Devi Express to Dehradun (Train No: 12401). Tours and Tickets. And then it’s a gradual descent for an hour until Thalotya. Trekking without a sun cap can lead to headaches, sun strokes, quick dehydration and a sharp drop in trekking performance. From Bhatwadi take any shared taxi which is going to Gangotri. On the onset of winters Dayara bugyal transform into ideal ski slopes spread over an area of about 28 sq km, making it one of the best winter treks in Uttarakhand. Your head loses your body heat quickly. You can reach Indiranagar Market/Rispana Pool using a shared auto (Vikram). At any campsite, inform your trek leader about your condition immediately if you identify any symptom of AMS. You can roll the plastic sheet around your backpack and keep it in place with a string or elastic. In the event that you cancel your trek, this is the cancellation policy we follow: On the Gidara Bugyal  trek you’ll need your hands free to wash dishes, pitch tents and hold your trek poles. Dayara Bugyal in Uttarkashi is one of the most beautiful meadows in India and no nature loving trekker should ever miss the chance to be there. We have 5 waitlist slots for every group. It is about 1.5 kms from Dehradun railway station. AC Volvo buses are the fastest, so opt for them. Some of these medicines get distributed to villages on the trek and some are added to the Indiahikes medical kit. (6 packs): Consume a pack of ORS water at least once a day, usually mid day when you are in the middle of your trek. 248 km drive (approx. Your main backpack that carries most of your equipment is accessible only at the campsites. For strengthening your core muscles, holding a plank and it’s variations (elbow, side planks) are the best exercises to go about doing it. We provide the following gear for rent - backpack, trekking shoes, trekking poles and padded jackets. It is extremely effective because it covers both you and your backpack. All efforts have been made to provide accurate information about Dayara Bugyal. A daypack is a smaller backpack that is usually of 20-30 ltr capacity. | Pro Tip: Sun caps with flaps are a blessing for trekkers. Taking it all in was difficult because there was so much of it. Watch this video to learn how to dispose your sanitary waste. We have changed itineraries of 3 big treks. –You will be staying in tents overnight (3 per tent). In June, you will find patches of meadows buried under snow. If it is cold outside, it will be around 10 degrees warmer inside the tent. Right from the time you decide to register for the trek till the last day of the trek, these safety procedures will be running in the background. If you find the combination difficult to get (not likely), wear a tight fitting fleece hand glove inside a synthetic hand glove. The train now comes from Kota. You start at an altitude of 7,647 feet and reach an altitude of 13,802 feet in 4 days. The Gidara Bugyal trek is a moderate one. A poncho is a big rain cover with openings for your arms and your head. By roadway- It is a 7hours drive from Dehradun to Barsu, and the road connectivity is available from all the important cities to Dehradun. There are number of buses , trains and flights to Dehradun from Delhi. (4 tablets): Take it if you feel the food that you’ve taken is undigested. Your pickup vehicle may leave without you. It has treacherous paths, steep ascents and descents. They are custom-made for our Himalayan treks. Get down at Gangnani. The first part must be filled by a practising doctor. Yes, there is an option to offload your backpack (have a porter carry it for you). After 2 hours of ascent, you will cross the tree line and enter the exposed side of the mountains with high growing grass and seasonal flowers. And even though the trail is quite steep and hard on your legs, you can’t help but be awed by the dense foliage. You don’t really need a water resistant material. It charges about 250 rs. You don’t have to pay Indiahikes any money for repeating this trek. These are dry toilets, where you’ll have to use toilet paper. A wide brimmed sports hat also helps to prevent sunburn in a big way. It covers your ears, neck and parts of your face as well. Dayara Bugyal is the high altitude meadow in India and absolutely is the prettiest too. Trek distance: 9.7 km; 1,700 ft ↑ & 2,600 ft ↓ Trek duration: 10-11 hours, Day 6: Trek from Thirya (10,672 ft) to Bhangeli (7,520 ft). But this trek has a much more expansive landscape. For this you do not have to pay Indiahikes any money. A toilet tent will have a deep pit, where one can answer nature’s call. Here is how you can get to Bhangeli base camp on your own. While descending towards the Thirya river, notice a wide open field on the opposite side – that’s Thirya campsite. It costs Rs 5,500 per vehicle on the way back. It will take 4-5 working days. You need to carry two one litre water bottles to keep yourself hydrated over the distance. There are slim chances of being hit by Acute Mountain Sickness though the trail is designed such that your body has enough time to acclimatise to the surroundings. You will either get a complete cash refund (minus 4% transaction charges) or an Indiahikes Trek Voucher with 100% of your trek fee, valid for one year from the date of issue. While it is a great trek to do, you. If you are at Dehradun, take a bus to Uttarkashi as quickly as you can. At the end of the trek please donate unused medicines to your trek leader. You need sweaters and fleece jackets that can fold into compact rolls. From Kashmiri Gate ISBT you get Airport buses or taxis. There are some thoughts and ideologies that we hold close to our hearts. You walk on this undulating meadow for 45-60 minutes till you enter the treeline. It takes about 30-40 Rs. Start gathering these accessories first. There would be a little too much snow in winter, blocking trails. Some of these medicines get distributed to villages on the trek and some are added to the Indiahikes medical kit. Do open a date please for our group! (26th Oct). This will help us ensure that your body is acclimatising as required. There will be toilet tents where you can get changed. If you decide to offload once you reach Bhangeli, the amount will be Rs 350 per day inclusive of tax. Right after your cross the farming lands, you enter the forest. To complete this Dayara Bugyal Trek distance is around 25 km. We suggest the opposite. The reason for me choosing Gidara Bugyal was the cancellation of the KGL trek this year but here's why I would go again to Gidara: For the seemingly never-ending undulating carpet of lush green as far as the eye can see culminating in the climax of Gidara End which can best be described as a portal to another world with mesmerizing scenery straight out of the Lord of the Rings. refill your water bottles here and cross it. It is not too far from the Dehradun Railway station. If you have received an Indiahikes Trek Voucher, you will automatically see it when you are making a payment for your next trek. Dayara Bugyal - a meadow that romances with nature, surprises at every step and stays humble in the dominating presence of Himalayas. You will reach by 4 pm. Laptop bags are not daypacks. A high altitude trek in the Himalayas requires considerable fitness. We almost never cancel our treks. The lens solution will not freeze. Route: Google maps link, Trek distance: 1.5 km;  800 ft ↑ & 100 ft ↓ So we have an eligibility criteria for the Gidara Bugyal trek. A maiden trek meant untravelled paths, less trekkers and a unique experience. Trek pants with zippered cut offs at the thighs are very suitable for treks. Download the PDF, read carefully and sign it. It is an 7-8 hour drive from Dehradun. | Wearing tip: Wear sunglasses if the trekking day is bright and sunny (on open sections, meadows). This policy is effective for registrations starting January 5, 2021. : The 48 litre backpack by Adventure Worx is available on rent from the Indiahikes store. They mimic the function of a down jacket but are usually expensive. The best Summer and Winter trek in the Himalayas, Uttarakhand. For a trek like this, you must strengthen your core muscles. It is easily one of the highlights of this trek. — Get a voucher for the whole amount. From here, you will have to cover the last 1.5 km stretch by foot, trekking through a mixed forest of deodar, oak and pine trees to reach Bhangeli village. Mighty and daunting and one that brought tears, smiles, challenges and thrill, this trek is close to hearts on many many levels and memories remain as fresh as yesterday. – Cancellation 30 days before the starting date of the trek — Get your full trek fee back in an Indiahikes Trek Voucher OR get a monetary refund with 15% cancellation charges. (1 Strip): Be on a course of a half tablet Diamox starting from Delhi every 12 hours (125 mg). Continue on the road and you will reach a roadhead. It'll be unfair if I don't specify our campsites especially knowing how much work went into creating one. Take a Vikram (shared auto) from your drop location till Rispana Pul for 10rs. Sports socks give you cushioning plus warmth. But autumn is known for brilliant blue skies that will offer great mountain views, especially of the Bandarpoonch range. From Dehradun, drive towards Uttarkashi, this will take you about 4 hours. Here is, a quick video on how to choose your trekking shoes. The ridge walk to the Gidara Top is easily one of the best highlights of this trek. This is an easy to do, round the year trek ideal for families looking for an adventure or friends looking for a laidback hike. From here, drive towards Bhatwari, take the right towards Gangotri, and continue on the same route. | Pro tip: Carry miniature-sized items. | Pro tip: We find that these medicines by trekkers are rarely used. Trek distance: 6.6 km; 935 ft ↑ & 3,508 ft ↓ Wear your sunglasses over your contact lens. Take a Vikram (shared auto) from your drop location till Rispana Pul for 10rs. Transport charge to the base camp is Rs.5,500 per SUV. To avoid snow from entering your shoes, Indiahikes will provide you with gaiters that you can put on over your shoes. For Metro train connectivity from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, take a metro to Dhaula Kuan metro station. Dates not suiting you? They are fun and a good way to know the real Uttarakhand. Important note: The Trek Insurance amount is not refundable. You also want the gloves to keep you warm. This is called a forced ascent. Anyone found smoking or drinking while on the trek (right from Dehradun) will be asked to end their trek and turn around to the base camp. Smoking and drinking are strictly prohibited on any Indiahikes trek. The Gangotri massif is right opposite to this campsite. Day 2 – Upper Raithal – Ghuyin – Dayara Bugyal. trek you’ll need your hands free to wash dishes, pitch tents and hold your trek poles. It is arranged by Garhwal Mangal Vikas Nigam. You will also be able to see it on your Trek Dashboard. (But they do tend to smell quickly, so carry a roll-on deodorant with you.). Shared autos (which are called Vikrams) can get you there. Waitlist slots confirmation chances are high if booked more than 30 days in advance. Places to visit in Mussoorie. Indiahikes will arrange transport from the pick-up point, that is Dehradun Railway Station on Day 1 of the trek. You also get Non-AC buses. After the stream, ascend for 30 minutes to come out of the narrow valley and into the vast meadows of Gidara. Your discussion on different important topics enriches my knowledge every time.” – Subhrajit Mukherjee. Use this to cross to the other side. We overcame fear. 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. You can book your gear through your profile on the Indiahikes dashboard. Bhubaneswar: State-based adventure group Kalinga Daredevils is all set to scale Dayara Bugyal peak in Dehradun (11,181 ft) to salute COvid warriors of the nation. ticket to Delhi from Dehradun (Nanda Devi or Mussoorie express). You pass by a lovely waterfall as well as Gujjar settlements on this climb. Dehradun can be easily reached via Delhi. It is a quaint Himalayan village. There will be toilet tents where you can get changed. And in September, when the snow has melted, autumn is setting in, the trek flaunts a vibrant golden-brown colour. Trek distance: 9.5 Km (one way) ... (Dehradun To Dehradun) How to Reach Dayara Bugyal Trek. void getting large toilet rolls. June and September are great months to trek in Gidara Bugyal. Base camp: – Barsu village HAPE and HACE are critical conditions that can be fatal within hours.And they can occur without AMS preceding them. From Dhaula Kuan you get metro train to the airport. These accessories are mandatory. It takes 1 to 1.5 hours to reach there. You can also flag down a taxi (bargain a bit) with taxis outside the airport. Toilet tents will be set up along each campsite. Trail snack will be provided for the trek. Distance – Trek – 7kms, 5hrs. | Rental: We have the Trek series and the MH series by Decathlon available on rent from the Indiahikes store. [youtube_video id=”hhlathGVtxg” thumb=”https://indiahikes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/What-are-HAPE-and-HACE-trek.jpg”. From Dhaula Kuan you get metro train to the airport. Taxi and Cabs can also be hired to reach Dehradun from Delhi. You can either walk till the Bhangeli Road or you can take a lift in any of the villagers’ taxi going till Bhangeli. In the summer, these meadows are lush with sweet grass and dotted with wildflowers. You will need at least 4 weeks of solid preparation for this trek. Delhi is aroud 290 kms from Dayara Bugyal. There are daily flights available between the two cities, with the flying time of around 55 minutes. Shared autos (which are called Vikrams) can get you there. You need to carry two one litre water bottles to keep yourself hydrated over the distance. A sun cap is mandatory. It is approximately 45 km from the famous town of Uttarkashi and around 190 km from Dehradun. Your email address will not be published. They are custom made for Indiahikes and trekkers find them terrific, even in winter. From Bhangeli, ask for directions towards the village temple. And they save you weight and space, since you’re already carrying them. This voucher is applicable on all our future treks. This is an ideal place to take a break. The offloading fee will be refunded to your account with a 4% transaction charge. 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 private/Uttrakhand Vikas Mandal Nigam bus till ISBT Dehradun which will charge you 40 rs. | Pro tip: It’s good practice to compartmentalise your clothes, accessories and other things in plastic covers inside your backpack. Don’t go to Gidara Bugyal without them. If your back pack does not have a rain-cover, ensure you get a rain cover by either (a) buying a rain cover (b) or cutting a large plastic sheet to the size of your backpack. Rooms are available too. Read this article for. It’s tucked away in Uttarakhand and the basecamp, Bhangeli, is 1.5 kms away from the road. During winters, when the snow has covered the ground, these meadows are perfect for skiing. Nevertheless, you will need to be cautious and report the slightest of symptoms to your trek leader as soon as you feel them. Dayara Bugyal trek is one of the maximum underrated treks in India. Important note: Indiahikes Trek Vouchers are non-refundable, not transferable to others or extendable. kilometers. To prepare your body, begin by jogging everyday. The entire slope of Thalotya is lush, filled with lavender pink  rhododendrons! | Pro Tip: If you want to save real money walk 1.5 km to get to the Dehradun-Rishikesh national highway just outside the airport terminal complex. The Gangnani hot water springs are something you will pass by on the way to Bangeli. Route: Google maps link. Keep them only as a backup. We’ll open it up again in summer. The diverse shades of green, brown and blue with clouds playing hide and seek and giving us wallpaper shots every single moment. Or book direct air ticket from Dehradun. | Track pants or trek pants? You will not be able to have a bath on the trek, so don’t overload on soaps and shampoos. AMS can affect anyone without paying heed to their fitness and prior experience at high altitude! We organise transport to Bhangeli from Dehradun Railway station. Once you are at the river, look slightly to your right, you will spot a man-made bridge made of logs. Wear your sunglasses over your contact lens. It is also at a slightly higher elevation. Seasons: Year round trek. Make sure you carry ziplock bags to bring back your menstrual waste. It is old, but a large and spacious property. Your Trek Leader will also be carrying a portable oxygen cylinder throughout the trek. Trek duration: 40 minutes, Drive distance: 188 km Can be used on any Indiahikes trek. Make sure to book a flight that reaches Delhi by 8.00 pm. To read detailed trail information, head over to the long itinerary section. Bhangeli is the basecamp for your trek. . Or book direct air ticket from Dehradun. Watch this video to understand the symptoms of Acute Mountain Sickness. The trail then goes through the forest of Oak, Bhojpatra. If you find the combination difficult to get (not likely), wear a tight fitting fleece hand glove inside a synthetic hand glove. From Dehradun it is around 7-8 hours of drive to reach base camp. | Buying Tip: Try getting sunglasses that wrap around instead of those that have openings on the side. Dayara Bugyal Height is around 3400m and it will take almost 6 days to complete the whole Dayara Bugyal Trek. Make sure that you do not skip any meal as this can lead to serious health emergencies on high altitudes. If you’re of the opinion that fit people don’t get AMS, please get rid of that notion right away. On your left, you see the indomitable Bandarpoonch etched in the sky. You will also not face any problems in changing your lens in your tent. At the mountain’s foot, you will see Bhimtal. Start ascending from the opposite side of the Gidara end for 40 minutes to reach the mountain ridge. Wearing layers is the mantra in the mountains. If the symptoms don’t alleviate it is best to head down to a lower campsite. The money is refunded to the same bank account, credit or debit card from where payment was made. On your trek, it is important that you arrive on the slopes with your muscles relaxed. Continue on the road and you will reach a roadhead. In light of COVID-19 pandemic, Indiahikes has waived off all cancellation charges if you register for a trek with us. You can use your pads, tampons or menstrual cups on the trek. : Take the afternoon Jan Shatabdi express from New Delhi railway station (leaves at 15.20 pm) to arrive at Haridwar by 9.10 pm. While we do not encourage this practice, in case you opt for offloading, then carrying. Firstly, you should be able to recognise symptoms of altitude sickness. If you are lucky and there are no clouds, the view from here is a spellbinding panorama. This video here will help you to learn more about the difference. Also, choose quick-dry pants over cotton. Make sure you carry ziplock bags to bring back your menstrual waste. Access: Trek starting point (trek base) is Raithal village, 180 Km from Dehradun. Around 23 participants, lead by Satyapira Padhan (Guinness World Records title holder in punch strikes), will start their journey from Bhubaneswar to Barsu village in Dehardun soon. (We still continue to explore more trails in the region.). Make sure your backpack has good hip support, shoulder support and quick access pockets. : While this bus hopping may sound cumbersome, we do it regularly at Indiahikes. How are they different? : In the mountains, the general rule is to keep your head covered at all times. Right in front of you are the Gangotri ranges – Gangotri I, II, Jaonli, Draupadi Ka Danda. Once you reach Gangnani, Bhangeli is at a walking distance of 3-4 km. A sun cap keeps your body temperature in balance. Dayara Bugyal Himalayan Trekking and Camping provided by Yeti Outdoors. They are forms of algae that grows when there is no sort of pollution. It is also a requirement by Indiahikes –. The Gidara Bugyal trek is a moderate grade trek. Many jackets masquerade as down/feather jackets. You will pass by farming lands with crops like ‘Cholai’ – used during winter time. They are essentially fine polyester-filled jackets. Gidara Bugyal has created a niche in the best memories all of us have and that'll stay forever , A trek on a meadow is completely undone and unheard by my troop and while Dayara seemed fairly easy and short, the Gidara trek popped up one fine day. Day 1 on the itinerary or book a flight/train as such where you will reach half an hour before the pick up time. Non AC buses can take up to 7-8 hrs for the journey. day 04: dayara bugyal – bakaria top- dayara bugyal ( trek 3.5 km/ 4 hrs) The distance to the summit is not long but is reasonably steep and walking on snow makes it more tiring and time consuming. Down in the plains when the heat is a blistering 40°C it makes sense to wear cotton. They dry up soon in case of small stream crossings / rain. There are no charging points as well on the trek. In fact, Gidara is the twin meadow of the famous Dayara Bugyal trek. There are two options for your flight booking. Before Indiahikes decided on this one, we were contemplating between Deorital Chandrashila trek and Dayara Bugyal. You can redeem the Trek Voucher on any of our treks over the next one year. Camp here for the night. So much so that you want to do it again, perhaps see it in another season. The offloaded bag should not weigh more than 9 kg. With all these processes and equipment in place, you can be rest assured that you will have a safe trek with Indiahikes. These are documents required for legal purposes by Indiahikes and the forest department. The cab will drop you at the Bhangeli roadhead. You will also not face any problems in changing your lens in your tent. A regular padded/shell jacket will do. Indiahikes reserves the right to terminate your trek if you're found flouting the rules set by the organisation. These accessories are mandatory. It costs Rs 5,500 per vehicle (shared between 5-6 trekkers). Location: https://goo.gl/maps/p5xkbMyUF4X5VHwx9, Nomads House is another new backpackers hostel in Dehradun. Do not book any flight between 6.00 and 8 am. Same, 4 of us are interested in Oct end week! We're glad to see your interest in our Exclusive Family Treks. However, two trekking poles give you greater stability and balance. The trail is well laid out with stone steps. Just sign up below and be a part of our thriving trekking community. Rent here. approved ID card with you. Before winter settles in, they dismantle the roof of the house and head to warmer regions for the season. A bus that leaves at 10 pm will reach Delhi around 4.00 am. The Gidara Bugyal is considered a moderate trek. Get off and walk down to Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus metro station (there are convenient travelater belts over a skywalk). Carry these medicines with you, easily accessible at all times. It’s a gradual descent, followed by gradual ascent on this trail for 45 minutes till the Dokrani campsite. Equally at home with Physics and Economics, he can also be spotted poring over maps in his free time.

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