Dev kyara Bugyal Trek
7 Days - 6 Night
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Dev kyara Bugyal Trek
Dev Kyara is a high-altitude meadow located in Uttarakhand’s Sankri range. Dev Kyara Trek takes you to the vast 4 km wide meadow of Dev Kyara at an altitude of 4100M nestled between the Rupin and Supin Valleys, which runs parallel to the Har ki Dun Valley. With awe-inspiring views of Ranglana, Daowdu, Black Mountain, Bandarpoonch, Kedar Dome, and Swargarohini, the Dev Kyara Trek is a simple trek that allows trekkers to explore one of the most untouched and pristine trails in the Western Garhwal Himalayas. Read More This trek takes you through the Obra Gad Valley and the Dev Kyara Bugyal, two pristine areas of the Garhwal Himalayas, as well as typical Himalayan villages rich in culture. The valley opens up to mesmerizing views of the surrounding vistas as you walk alongside the raging Dibra Gad river, a tributary of the Supin river, through thick pine and oak forests. The trail is laden with colorful flowers, wild mushrooms, and wild strawberries. Trekkers can enjoy camping in the Dev Kyara meadow at the foot of the majestic Rangnala Hill, which offers spectacular views of Daowdu and many other unnamed peaks.
This trek takes you through the Obra Gad Valley and the Dev Kyara Bugyal, two pristine areas of the Garhwal Himalayas, as well as typical Himalayan villages rich in culture. The valley opens up to mesmerizing views of the surrounding vistas as you walk alongside the raging Dibra Gad river, a tributary of the Supin river, through thick pine and oak forests. The trail is laden with colorful flowers, wild mushrooms, and wild strawberries. Trekkers can enjoy camping in the Dev Kyara meadow at the foot of the majestic Rangnala Hill, which offers spectacular views of Daowdu and many other unnamed peaks.
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Day 1: Dehradun to Sankri (1920 m) (210 km) (7/10 hours)
The team of Discovery Hike will greet you at the departure time, which is 6:30 a.m., in the serene city of Dehradun. The nearest town is Sankri, which is about 210 kilometers away. As a result, getting there would take 7-10 hours. The drive to Sankri is scenic, and you’ll pass through a number of landscapes along the way. Mussoorie, Damta, Nowgao, Netwar, and Purola will be visited during the trip. Take a look at the villagers who work there and their way of life. When you’re driving through the woods and look out your window at the contrast of dark and light greenery, it’s picture-perfect. The Yamuna River and Tons Valley are visible from the Yamuna Bridge.
Sankri is a small village with a small population. A well-known mini-market with a few wooden huts serving traditional and delectable food can be found. A view of several high snow-capped mountain ranges can be seen from here.
Arrive at the basecamp and take in the sights of Sankri. There is a hotel or campsite there that we own. We’ll make the necessary arrangements, so sit back and relax while you eat.
Day 2: Drive from Sankri to Jakhol (19 km) trek to Obra (2500 m) (6 km) (4/5 hours)
The distance between Sankri and via jakhol – Baincha Thach is 33 kilometers, and it takes two hours to get there. With lush vegetation all around you, the greenery will accompany you on your journey. Jakhol, a charming chapel in Baicha, is the starting point for our trek to Obra Gad, which is 6 kilometers away. We will have a packed lunch for you to eat during the day.
The trail will take you through lovely Himalayan villages where you can see how people live in the mountains. People who live in the mountains have a very different way of life and customs, and learning about their traditional values and culture can transform everyone. Set up your tents and retire for the night at the Obra.
Day 3: Obra to Bhawa (3500 m) (8 km) (5/6 hours) overnight stay in camps
Head to Bhawa after breakfast and with a packed lunch. The trek is 8 kilometers long and is surrounded by thick woodland. When you leave the trees, a lush green field of wildflowers appears in front of you.
This is Bhawa, the highest point on the ridge, which separates the Obra Valley. The views from here are clear; to the north, Fithari village can be seen, and to the right, Devkiyara can be seen. Set up your tents here and call it a night.
Day 4: Bhawa to Devkiyara (4100 m) (5 km) (4/5 hours) overnight stay in camps
After breakfast, begin your hike with a packed lunch. Today’s trek will be scenic, with the aim of reaching Devkiyara by walking on grassy slopes all day. It’s a four-kilometer-long meadow surrounded by peaks.
Daowdu (5500 m) and Rangnala Peaks (6100 m) can be seen from here. Some villages can be seen in the distance; this is your campsite for the day. Set up your tents and call it a night here.
Day 5: Devkiyara to Obra (3500 m) (13 km) (7/8 hours) overnight stay in camps
Start your trek to Obra, which is at an altitude of 2500 meters, with breakfast and a packed lunch. Descend from Devkiyara to Obra, which is on the opposite side of the Har Ki Dun river. Beautiful meadows and thick forest areas are part of the trek.
People from various villages visit this temple to worship Lord Someshwar, and these people travel from Jakhol to Obra valley every year on a pilgrimage.
Day 6: Obra to Jakhol (6 km) (4/5 hours) Drive to Sankri (19 km) overnight stay in a hotel
From Obra, travel to Baincha via Jakhol, passing through meadows and dense forests to reach Dhara. It’s even possible to get there by crossing a high ridge. On the way, you’ll pass by a large temple dedicated to Lord Someshwar, which is located to the right of the Supin River.
Continue trekking ahead of Dhara until you reach Jakhol, which is close to Obra Gad. Rest here before heading to Sankri. Enjoy delicious food and a relaxing stay at Hotel / Tent.
Day 7: Sankri to Dehradun (210 km) (7/8 hours)
Today is the final breakfast with the Discovery Hike team before the trekkers depart from Sankri for Dehradun.
Discovery Hike will arrange transportation from Sankri to Dehradun. You arrived in Dehradun about 4 or 5 p.m.
Frequently asked question
- Footwear: The trekking boots which must be waterproof and snow proof, normal boots, floaters, and woolen socks.
- Backpack: (50 ltr), Daypack (20-30 ltr), Duffel bag.
- Clothes: Jacket and trousers that are both waterproof and breathable. Jacket (synthetic or down feather fleece), synthetic insulated trousers, poncho, sweatshirt, inner thermal (upper & lower), fleece, t-shirts, cotton trekking pants, shorts
- Season wise Clothes:
- Hand and head protection includes liner gloves, bandannas, sun hats, woollen caps, and face masks, among other things.
- Accessories: Sunglasses/goggles, anti-glare lenses, water bottle, hydra bag, and headlamp with spare bulb and extra batteries are all recommended.
- Trekking Gears: Toolkit for an emergency. Sunscreen, a toiletry pack, water purification pills, Ziploc packs, ear plugs, first-aid kit, and the necessary medications are all recommended.
- Camping Equipment: Sleeping bags of lining (extreme -5 to +5 Celsius if you have one), trekking sticks, and so on.
- Warm top/light micro fleece pullover/full sleeve T shirt – 2/3
- Water resistant/repellent trekking pants with an inner lining for added warmth- 2 High-quality windproof/water-resistant outer shell (jacket) with a proper hood
- Thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen Jumper, Down Jacket with at least 600 fill capacity Innerwear with a thermal component (upper and lower)
- Woolen hat, inner fleece gloves, and outer water-resistant gloves
- 4–5 pairs of thick woollen socks and standard socks, scarf/muffler (optional)
- Waterproof Trekking/Hiking shoes with a thick heel and high ankles that are comfortable to wear. Sneakers/sport shoes are ideal for camp.
- Poncho or raincoat. A small, light-weight towel
- A hydration pack and an insulated water bottle (optional)
- Sunglasses with UV cover and the potential to cut light, as well as a cap or floppy hat to shield the strong sun off your skin (important when traversing through snow)
- Trekking pole or sturdy walking stick Lip Balm, Sunscreen Lotion
- Flashlight / torch (with extra batteries) Medications, if any special prescription is needed Toiletries for personal use
- Carry a rain cover over your luggage • Day pack/small bag that you can carry on your back all day to keep your essentials in
- Keep a few poly bags or plastic containers in your bag to place your things in if you need to in case of heavy weather.
Personal Medical Kit (MANDATORY FOR ALL)
- 10 Diamox tablets (to prevent AMS)
- Nifedipine – 5 pills Dexamethasone – one strip
- 6 tablets of Crocin (fever)
- 4 tablets of avomine (motion sickness) 4 capsules of Avil 25mg (allergies)
- 4 tablets of Combiflam (Pain killer)
- 6 tablets each of Norflox TZ and Lomofen (diarrhea) 10 tablets of Digene (acidity)
- 10 Omez/Rantadine capsules (antacids) 3 to 5 metres of crepe bandage
- 1 tiny roll of gauze 10 strips of bandage 1 small roll of cotton 10 packets of ORS
- Moov spray Betadine or other antiseptic cream (aches, & sprains)
- If you're vulnerable to knee injuries, you should wear a knee cap. Powder with antifungal properties
- Cancellation: If a trek is cancelled at the last minute due to a natural disaster or unforeseeable circumstances (such as floods, earthquakes, landslides, attack, or bandh), Discoveryhike will have a trek voucher for the full number. The voucher can be used for the same or a different trek over the next year.
- In case you wish to cancel the trek, then please be aware of these things:
- Cancellations made within 30 days of the trek's launch date will include a complete refund.
- If you cancel within 30 and 20 days before the hike, you will get a 50% refund.
- There will be no refund if you cancel less than 20 days before the trek begins.
- Please keep in mind that if you get a refund, there will be a reduction of 4% (Cancellation charges) from the overall amount you pay. In addition, if you purchased trek insurance, you would not get a refund.
- Discoveryhike assumes no responsibility for any malfunction or injury to your clothes, supplies, or other belongings while on the trek. The trek fee covers all expenses associated with the trek from start to finish.