Explore Some Lesser Travelled Roads
Dayara Bugyal is one of the most beautiful alpine meadows in India. “Bugyal” in the native language stands for a “high altitude meadow”. The panoramic view of the Himalayas from here is breathtaking. Situated at an elevation of about 3048 m, this vast meadow is second to none in natural beauty. The trek goes through open land and dense forest at different places. In winters the meadows are covered with snow & are extremely beautiful.
Raithal is the base village to start Dayara Bugyal trek. The village played an important role in history of Garhwal and is the place of 1000 years old Surya Mandir (Temple of God Sun). Raithal has a great association with stories of Rana Gambhiru who was a famous Garhwali warrior. The village also houses a 500 years old residential structure called Panchpura having 5 floors.
Nestled amidst the beautiful Garhwal Himalayas Harsil in Uttarakhand is the ideal destination if you want to experience serenity and solitude amidst the lap of nature. Harsil is an excellent mountain resort which is still unexplored and termed as Mini Switzerland of North India. Tucked away amidst green valleys, sleepy meadows this little hamlet of Uttarakhand is situated at an altitude of 7,860 feet.
Salang a small settlement in Uttarkashi district is surrounded with deep Deodar forests making a provision of cool weather even in month of May & June. The evening walk in the Deodar forest results into a soothing & fresh experience away from noise of crowded cities. Salang is the epitome of rural life of Uttarakhand as the village is 3km soft trek from main road & away from advanced gadgets & technologies.