Barsu Village

About Barsu Village

UttarkashiIts a small and scenic hamlet situted on road side in Uttarkashi district known for the base camp of Dayara Bugyal.
37.3 kms / 1 hr 24 mins
From Hotel Shivananda, NH 34, Near Bus Stand, Uttarkashi

Barsu Village in Uttarkashi

Barsu village is situated in Uttarkashi district amidst scenic surroundings. It is the starting point of the trek to Dyara Bugyal. There is a GMVN Guest House and some hotels in Barsu along with a couple of Village Home stay where you can stay. This village is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Gharwal Region. After 45kms drive from Uttarkashi you will reach here. The road to Barsu branches off near Bhatwari. Barsu is the base camp village for Dyara Bugyal and Gidara Bugyal Trek.

Treks from Barsu

Dayara Bugyal Trek

It is situated at, an altitude of about 3048 meter; this vast meadow is second to none in natural beauty. The panoramic view of the Himalayas form here is breathtaking. There is a small lake in the area, and to camp by its side is a memorable event. From this spot one can trek down through dense forests to Dodi-Tal that is about 24 kms away. Dodital is at an altitude of 3024 meters, an emerald lake surrounded by dense forests of oak, pine and deodar. Here you can see many species of birds and colored butterflies.

Gidara Bugyal Trek

Gidara Bugyal is one of the hidden treasures of Garhwal Himalayas. It is situated at 3800mts above sea level. Here you can witness the Himalayan range turning into golden hues during the sunset. The Dayara and Gidara Bugyal and their vast expanses, the lush green with wild flowers (and snowy white slopes in winters) is often considered by trekkers as one of the most beautiful meadows.

How to reach Barsu

One can reach Barsu by two routes. One is start from Dehradun and another one starts from Rishikesh. You can choose them according to your convenience.

From Dehradun: Nearest railhead is Dehradun Railway Station. This root is long but through popular hill station like Mussoorie and massive Tehri Dam. You can take a bus or hire a taxi from Dehradun to Uttarkashi. Bus will leave you in Bhatwari after that you have to take another vechile for Barsu.
Places to Visit during Drive: Dehradun - Mussoorie - Suwakholi - Chilianisaur - Uttarkashi - Barsu.

From Rishikesh: From Rishikesh you can take bus or hire a taxi which are easily available from here.
Places to Visit during Drive:: Rishikesh - Chamba - Uttarkashi - Barsu.

Location of Barsu Village

Barsu Village is located in Uttarkashi ( Its a small and scenic hamlet situted on road side in Uttarkashi district known for the base camp of Dayara Bugyal. ).

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