Dayara Bugyal & Dodital Trek
Duration : 11 Days.
Altitude : 4150 mts /13612 ft
Grade : Moderate
Season : Mid March - Mid November
Day 01 : Delhi Arrival
On arrival at Delhi airport meet our representative and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02 : Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh
In the morning take an AC Train for Haridwar at 06:55 hrs. Arrival at Haridwar by 11:25 hrs. On arrival met our representative and then transfer to Rishikesh and check in to hotel. Evening free to explore the nearby area by your own. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 : Rishikesh - Barsu (225 kms/7-8hrs)
In the morning after breakfast drive to Sangamchatti via Uttarkashi. The drive takes you through the picturesque Garhwal Mountains along with the holy Ganges. Overnight stay at guest house/tent.
Day 04 : Barsu to Barnala Bugyal (6 kms/3-4 hrs)
Today we will start our trek to Barnala Bugyal. This is the first day of our trek. We start ascending a trail through pine forests to Barnala Bugyal. The peak, Draupadi ka Danda is seen all along the trail. Overnight stay in tent.
Day 05 : Barnala Bugyal to Dayara Bugyal (6 kms/2.5 hrs)
We trek on a well-laid out trail through the pine forests and get above the tree line onto the alpine meadows of Dayara Bugyal. This beautiful sloping meadow is an attraction for skiers during winter. Overnight stay in tent.
Day 06 : Dayara Bugyal to Nimdhar (16 kms/6 hrs)
In the morning after breakfast trek to Nimdhar, a long day! Our route is through Rolling Meadows and rhododendrons, on one side we can see peaks Kalang and Draupadi ka Danda and on the other deep valley, our campsite which is at a much lower altitude than Dayara Bugyal is situated in a thick forest. Overnight stay at tent.
Day 07 : Nimdhar to Dodital
Nimdhar to Dodital, 16 kms/6hrs, another long day! First 2 hrs we descend through thick predominantly bamboo forest to Dodigad (Stream) and start ascending to Sangam Chatti and then a flat walk of about 2 hrs will get us to Dodital.
Day 08 : Dodital - Darwa Top (5 kms/ 3 hrs)
Early in the morning trek up to Darwa Top with packed breakfasts. The walk to Darwa top is 5 kms (2-3 hrs). It is a pass at a height of 4150 mts. The entire walk is an uphill climb. It starts with the climb along the feeder to Dodital breaking into a thick birch forest opening into the high meadows. A perfect setting for Himalayan wild flowers, Darwa top offers an amphi-theatre view of the Bandarpunch and Swargarohini range of peaks. Absorb the breathtaking views and start the downhill walk to reach the campsite for the hot lunch. One can also spend this day sipping tea, catching up with the local tales, walking around the lake sighting birds or just observing the clear waters of the lake with the trout making an occasional appearance. After exploring the Darwa Top trek back to Dodital for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 09 : Dodital - Agoda (2250 mts/7380 ft) (17 kms/4-5 hrs)
After breakfast we will trek down till Agoda. It is a 17 Kms Trek, Overnight in camps at Agoda.
Day 10 : Agoda - Rishikesh (4 kms trek + 190 kms Drive)
Morning after breakfast Trek down to Sangamchatti 04 Kms Trek, and from Sangamchatti drive down to Rishikesh 140 Km drive. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening free at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11 : Rishikesh - Haridwar - Delhi
Early in the morning transfer to Haridwar railway station to catch a train for Delhi. Arrival at Delhi by afternoon and transfer to airport to catch onward flight.
Trip & Services Ends Here.