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Dev Kyara Bugyal FAQs

Dev Kyara Bugyal is famous as Adventure, Trekking, Camping, Meadows, . Nearest Airport from Dev Kyara Bugyal is and Nearest Railway Station is .

There are lot of questions while planning a journey. To ensure that your preparations run smoothly, we have the answers to the questions most frequently asked about travelling to and in Dev Kyara Bugyal. Dev Kyara Bugyal useful information for travellers with reliable local advice. Latest Dev Kyara Bugyal Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your upcoming visit to Dev Kyara Bugyal. Get all the solutions to your query with eUttaranchal Travel Help Desk.


Where is Dev Kyara Bugyal?

Dev Kyara Bugyal is situated at an altitude of 4100mts above sea level in G.B.Pant National Park, beyond the old villages of Jakhol and Liwadi. It is accessible by a long trek through treacherous route.

Did you have any suggestions of where to put the rest of our belongings while we hike?

You can leave your luggage behind at our Homestay, Meraki Triangle in Sankri.

We are wondering about the food, do you have examples of the dishes? How many meals do we have during the day?

We serve a mix of Indian and continental meals during the trek and at our Homestay in Sankri.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner, Packed Lunch / Hot Lunch, Evening Tea OR Soup with a light snack. We also serve dessert on relaxed days.

I believe a walking stick is good to have, to spare our knees and gain balance. Should we go with Bamboo Stick or Trekking Pole?

Ans:-You can either buy a bamboo stick or get a hiking pole on rent. You can also buy one online or from any outdoor gear store.

How does Bag Offloading work?

We provide Bag Offloading as an add-on service where your rucksack/backpack will be transferred on a mule or by the porter. That way you can travel light with just your day pack with essentials like a rain jacket, water bottle, camera, packed lunch, etc.

  • Bag Offloading on Mule costs Rs. 300 per bag per  day
  • Bag Offloading on Porter costs Rs. 400-500 per bag  per day (depending upon the severity of the trail)

What is the difficulty level of the Dev Kyara Bugyal trek?

Dev Kyara Bugyal trek is a moderate grade trek in Uttarakhand. It is also one of the least frequented hiking trail in Uttarakhand.

What is the altitude of the Dev Kyara Bugyal trek?

Dev Kyara Bugyal is situated at a height of 4100 mts above sea level.

What is the base and trekking distance of Devkyara Bugyal Trek?

Sankri village is the last comfortable and well-connected base for Dev Kyara Bugyal Trek. You can do last-minute shopping and assemble your equipment here. The next morning we drive to Jakhol and thereon to the starting point of the trek to commence the journey towards Devkyara Bugyal. And the entire trekking distance is roughly around 36 km.

Is Dev Kyara Bugyal trek safe?

Yes, the Dev Kyara Bugyal Trek is safe. The level of difficulty for the Dev Kyara Bugyal Trek is moderate, so the route is not very dangerous. Staying attentive while trekking ensures safety. However, always provides it’s trekkers with professional guidance and supervision. Your safety is our utmost priority.

Is Diamox advisable?

Ans:-We don’t recommend using Diamox without prior consultation from your doctor. It is always better to get acclimatized without the help of medicines.

Which type of shoes should I buy?

Good trekking shoes are the most important part of the trek, so you have to be very careful before buying them. You can go through our Article “Things to carry for trekking” to get an idea of important things to carry for trekking.

How to get safe drinking water on the trek?

Ans:- Himalayan water is consider as a clean and mineral water but for safe side use boil water / chlorine tablet, during the trek ask once to trek leader or guide from where to fill water bottles.

Do you think I should bring some medicines with me?

Ans:- Yes, it is always advisable that in any trek carry your own medication weather organizers carrying it or not.

What is the best time to visit Dev Kyara Bugyal trek?

Dev Kyara Bugyal trek can be visited from April to June and September to November. Avoid visiting Dev Kyara Bugyal during the monsoon.

When will there be snowfall on this trek?

The temperature of this place falls down during winters and the whole trail gets submerged into a blanket of snow. Devkyara Trek covered with a snow blanket during winters.

Can we do this trek in Snow?

Ans:-No, it cannot be done during peak winter season as the region is prone to seasonal avalanches and the trail is also not frequented by the local villagers during these months.

Why is Dev Kyara Bugyal famous?

Ans:- Dev Kyara Bugyal is famous for its valley views, trekking, high altitude pasture land, meadows and a rare festival which happens after every few years when the local villagers go to this place in order to celebrate a rare festival.

What is the important equipment to carry for Dev Kyara Bugyal Trek?

You can check all the important things to carry for trekking. Check out the list:- Important equipment to carry for trekking

How safe are group departures for solo women?

Treks are safe for women traveling solo. We either provide them room/tent on sharing basis with other woman trekkers. We will provide you a tent on Single Occupancy at no extra cost if you are the only woman in the group.

How to Reach

What are the nearest airport and railway stations from Dev Kyara Bugyal Trek?

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport and Dehradun Railway Station is the nearest railway station for Dev Kyara Bugyal Trek in Uttarakhand.

Hotels and Accommodations

What exactly is included in the equipment you provide? Are sleeping mats included? Pillow? Toilet paper? What is the comfort temperature of the sleeping bags? Are they 3-season sleeping bags or 2 or 5? What is the R-value for the sleeping mats?

Yes, we include all essential equipment needed for the trek like Tent, toilet tent, toilet paper, dining tent & stools are also included along with kitchen tent for staff.

Our sleeping bags can withstand around -10 to -12 degrees Celcius. During winter treks we provide it with a fleece liner. Our Mattresses are 8mm thick. We also provide gaiters and micro-spikes if the trek involves walking on snow.

Do you use Dome or Alpine tents? How are the tents divided? What brands do you use?

We provide Dome Tents on Double or Triple Occupancy. Single Occupancy tent can be provided on request. We use tents like Marmot Catalyst, Quechua Quickhiker, The North Face, Foxhunter, etc.

Planning your Journey

Can you customize a trip?

Yes, if you would like to travel independently, you are invited to choose any of the trips at your convenient time frame for any number of people. Cost for private trip is fixed on the basis of group size, trek area, duration and trek style. You can check out some Dev Kyara Bugyal Tour Packages

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