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Top Two Beginner-Friendly Treks in Uttarakhand in Autumn

Uttarakhand is a haven for trekking adventures. The lofty lure of the snow-capped mountains, the walk through the varied terrains decorated with ancient forests, quaint hamlets, lively brooks and untamed rivers, weave a magic that can only be experienced and not described! Words will fall short to depict the actual beauty that the Himalayas bring to you! What adds to the beauty of the mountains is that they put on different charms in different seasons. A mystique garb, each different from the previous! 

After the monsoon shower when the rain has revived the splendor of the valleys, forests, and rivers dotting the Himalayan vista, a visit to experience this magic is imminent! Autumn is almost knocking at the door and it’s the best time to plan your Himalayan adventure.

So, here we pick two of the best treks that you can choose from this Autumn. What’s more – both these treks are beginner friendly and can be planned with family members with equal interest and passion for mountain adventures. 


  • Region – Uttarakhand
  • Duration – 5 Days
  • Grade – Easy To Moderate
  • Max Altitude – 12100 Ft.
  • Approx Trekking Km – 30 Kms.

Every trail in Uttarakhand re-tells a tale of the ancient, of the myths, of the intricate weaving of religious and cultural fabric. The trail to Chopta-Chadrashila-Tunganath with a visit to the Deoriatal is not different. Tunganath houses the highest Shiva temple in the world

But the journey is more than religious. The trail takes you face-to-face to some of the stalwarts of the peaks – Mt. Nanda Devi, Bandapoonch, Chaukhamba, Mt. Trishul and some more! It’s a stunning visual buffet and within easy reach as this trek falls in the easy-to-moderate category! 

We won’t be surprised if you get an itching to book this trek immediately, pack your backpack and say sayonara to be on the trail to Chopta-Chadrashila! Wait, did we forget to tell you that you can even catch the reflection of Chaukhamba peaks in the still water of the alpine Deoriatal!

Here, feast your eyes – 

Dayara Bugyal

  • Region – Uttarakhand
  • Duration – 6 Days
  • Grade – Easy To Moderate
  • Max Altitude – 12100 Ft.
  • Approx Trekking Km – 22 Kms.

A bugyal in the local language means a meadow. Dayara Bugyal refers to the horse hoof shaped grassland. The grandeurs of the vast expanse of lush green, post-monsoon alpine meadow is surreal! Especially when it is nestled amid the amphitheater of the 

grand Himalayan peaks like mighty Black Peak, Bandarpoonch and glimpses of the Gangotri peaks! One needs to be there to experience this magical charm. 

6 days walk to cover a distance of 22 kms where the trail meanders through forests, ridges and bugyals will bring you a plethora of magical experiences you may not even have imagined! Such is the magic of Dayara Bugyal trek

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Now, pick your favorite, prepare for the adventure and get on the trail to collect a lifetime of memories to cherish!