Bhangeli is a little hamlet in the Garhwal Himalayas, situated on a steep slope overlooking the Uttarkashi-Gangotri Highway. The village offers magnificent views of the Srikantha Peak and the Bhagirathi River. Most village homes are wooden alpine huts covered with slate roofs. Bhangeli also serves as the base camp for the 10 km Gidara Bugyal Trek. Gidara Bugyal trekking is Asia’s biggest bugyal or pasture meadow. It is rich in biodiversity and affords spectacular views of the majestic Banderpunch Peak. Gidara truly transports one into another world of peace and tranquility, with a perfume of wildflowers wafting into the air. More than the destinations, walking the trail from Bhangeli to Gidara Trek package is a once in a lifetime experience with the landscape transforming with every twist and turn in the trail.
Day 1 Dehradun to Uttarkashi
Moring with the rise of sun you to have to reach Dehradun so that you can relax as well to explore the Hidden Gem Gidara Bugyal trek. Upon arrival at Dehradun you have to reach the decided place at approx 8:00 Am to 9:00 AM where you meet Nirvana trip representative, before we will start our Gidara Trek Package, we have a small introduction session and brief about the Gidara Bugyal Trekking after which we will start a small journey to Uttarkashi en-route Enjoy the cool breeze, showers and hearting view of Middle Himalayas. It is expected we will reach Uttarkashi during Lunch time where we will have a lunch and rest for a while In evening take a Savour the views of Uttarkashi city, its temples and the majestic Bhagirathi on a heritage walk in the heart of Uttarkashi. Also, witness the enthralling Ganga Aarti at Manikarnika Ghat during sunset. Dinner and overnight stay at Kailash Ashram.
Day 2 Uttarkashi to Bhangeli
Morning enjoy the lovely weather of the Kailash Ashram and enjoys your tea/coffee with the beautiful landscape. Then get ready to explore the Gidara Trek package. Treat your taste bud with super delicious food and head towards the Bhangeli also don’t forget to carry the water bottle and packaged food and start your Gidara Bugyal Trekking if you will start the trekking by 9 :00 AM it is expected that you will reach the Bhangeli base camp at around 1.5 km also if you are not experts and unable to trek with speed. Don’t need to run so fast walk at your own speed. Upon arrival at Bhangeli relax for half an hour click lots of pictures and after relaxing again get ready to the trek of 1.5 km to Bhangeli Village. It is very easy trek also en-route you can explore the local flora and fauna and lush of greenery. Upon arrival at Bhangeli village check-in to pre-booked neat and clean accommodation place and rest for a while in lunch at local delicacies In evening get ready to learn who to cook local cuisines like Kodak ki Roti and Marchuwa Soak in the experience of cooking on a chulha and prepare your body for the trek with a high-protein diet, a boon for your muscles for the next day. 6 pm- 8 pm: Join the men and women at Bhangeli in the colourful group dance Bhangeli Raso, which celebrates the spirit of togetherness amidst the luscious green natural bounties. Trekking in Gidara Bugyal thought you many things. After which Sit together and dine as a community sharing the local cuisines.
Day 3 Bhangeli to Gidara Bugyal
Morning wake up early and explore the magnificent sunrise also your wanderlust won’t allow you to sleep much finally is the day when you need to get ready for Trekking in Gidara Bugyal . After a tea/ coffee, Nirvanatrip representative will give you a quick lesson of bird watching as Gidara Trek Package we also include the watch watching also try to spot various species that chirp early in the morning. In a day’s visit, we could spot more than 60 species of birds, many of which were rare to find otherwise. A notebook and pencil may be handy for noting down the avian diversity of the area. After which you need to return back and have your tasty breakfast after which you need to Begin Gidara Bugyal trek The initial part of the trek covers the temples of the village deities and takes you through a majestic waterfall which can be crossed by a wooden footbridge. The unique bridge demands a delicate body balance our First stoppage of the day is at the beautiful waterfall where you can relax click pictures and have your packaged lunch and snacks. Trek resumes at around 5 pm Reach the first hut and Look for wood and prepare a stove to boil tea. Also, assist your trek guides in cooking your meal. Tea and meals can never taste better. Star Gazing dinner. Sit under the endless sky and note the constellations that adorn the Himalayan landscapes.
Day 4 Gidara Bugyal to Bhangeli
Morning wake up and get ready as soon as possible to that you can reach the Gidara Bugyal trek which is Asia’s biggest meadow with lush green landscapes at such a high altitude meadow booming with flowers by trekking a gradually ascending but easy trail. The meadow ranges as far as one’s eyes can go. During Lunchtime we are expected to the much-awaited places Gidara Bugyal. Walk through the bugyal and hope that you get lucky to spot a mountain goat! As the Gidara Bugyal is such a hidden places so you would find here anything to stay so once you are done with the Gidara Bugyal Trekking we Begin descent trek to Bhangeli also we have to reach the Bhangeli before 9:00 Dinner and overnight stay at Bhangeli.
Day 5 Bhangeli to Dehradun
The morning after bed tea/coffee the villagers in their fields as they tend to their crops. Understand aspects of cutting the crops, washing them, tying the local grass and watering them with the right amount. Bhangeli is blessed with sprawling fields of cholai, a local crop which turns pink during the post-monsoon season lending a different grace to the village. Return back and have your breakfast and head towards Dehradun with the same route.
- Pahadi food
- Heritage walks on Uttarkashi city
- Bird watching
- Village activities
- Accommodation in wooden houses (Homestay)
- Government service tax 9.0%
- Air/Train fare
- Anything not mentioned under the head inclusions.
- Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary / stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
- The tariff does not include barbeque, personal expenses like telephone, laundry etc.
- Morning Yoga & Evening stretching
- How to pitch and dismantle a camping tent and properly use a sleeping bag
- Packing a rucksack
- Saddlebags/ Magnetic tank bag/ Luggage carrier
- Comfortable clothes: tracks, raincoats, tee-shirts
- Wind-cheaters, Jackets, and pullovers
- Flashlight with extra batteries
- Riding Shoes, a pair of slippers for the night, extra pair of socks
- Sunglasses, caps or hats, sunscreen lotion, and insect repellents
- Personal toiletries
- Water bottles etc.
- No packaged food or bottled water is served. Visitors are not permitted to carry the same.
- Drinking or playing loud music is not permitted in the village or along the trail.
- Visitors are provided a jute bag and are expected to carry all the waste they generate throughout, to be disposed of responsibly.
- Visitors must be prepared to stay at villagers' homes which include very basic amenities.
- While camping on the trail, they must not try to leave a very minimal carbon footprint. 6. The trail will be led by locals. Please cooperate with them.
- Try not to offer tips. It is better to carry stationery or reading material for kids if you want a lasting relationship with families you stay with.
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Dehradun Uttarkashi Bhangeli
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