Chanshal Bugyal

6 Days

  • Easy/Moderate
  • 13,000 Ft
  • 6 Days, 5 Nights
  • +5 to -5
  • April to July


Chanshal Bugyal or Chaainsheel bugyal trek is a 44 km trek at the altitude of 12200ft with a trek route easy to moderate, in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. This trek can be taken by the trekkers who are just starting their trekking journeys. It is located close to the borders of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. One can experience the beautiful feeling of walking in the serene meadows and the culture of Garhwal which is untouched by modern influence or modern lifestyle. One can experience that old school vintage feel of living close to a village lifestyle. The best time to visit this trek is considered to start from April and continues till July.

Day 1: Dehradun to Dhaula 210 Kms

Day 2: Dhaula to Akhoti 10 Kms

Day 3: Akhoti to Chanshal 8 Kms

Day 4: Rest Day

Day 5: Chanshal To Ester 13 Kms

Day 6: Ester To Dhaula 5 Kms (Drive To Dehradun 210 Kms)

Also checkout the Advisory Below-
1. Smoking and drinking are not recommended.
2. Follow the trek instructor or guide in order to enjoy a safe trekking experience.
3. No intoxication in any means during the trek.
4. Avoid trekking in nights without the conscience of trek guide
5 .carry all the personal medications to be safe in the trek.
6. All the trek takes place through eco friendly zones ,so do not encourage littering the local sites or camp sites or on the trek route.


Dehradun Railway Station Drive in from Dehradun, very early in the morning to beat traffic. Lunch on the way Purola market and after lunch drive to Reach Netwar forest check post Unite . Dhaula Reach Dhaula late in the evening Camp enjoing to beautiful camp near by Rupin River for the night saty in tents .

The trail takes you through dark forests of pine trees, trek under the shadow of these trees, keep following the trail you will come across streams on the way where you can refill your water bottles. Keep following the trail which is on right of Estari Gad River. When you continue walking on that trail you will reach a village named “Hadwari”.
Walk through a forest here you can spot variety of birds and animals, keep walking and a meadow will unfold in front of you that is Akhoti Thach , this would surprise you this campsite is beautiful, camp here in middle of the meadow. Relax here dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Have breakfast at the camp and then start you trek towards Gujar hat camp.
Towards the north you can see peaks of Himachal with amusing views of a unique mountain. You will come across streams on the way where you can take breaks. Enjoy the forest trek.
Today only you can see pine tree and more others species – reach camp enjoy the hot lunch at camp site.

Day 4 :
Rest Day

The fourth day of the trek is destined to conquer the Kedarnath Peak. Don’t miss out sunrise from here, , this is only valley from where you can have a glimpse of elevated peaks like, Bandarpoonch Peak -6300 Meters), Black peak -6387 Meters , Kalanag, Ruinsara lake – 3500 Meters , Bali Pass 4950 Meters , and Swargarohini – I, II, and III – 6300 Meters Many others peaks ! Kedarkantha (3800 meter) Har Ki Dun (3645 Meter) Rupin pass (4685 meter).
Wake up early to witness the view, today is your last day in Chanshal Bugyal so have proper look at each and everything so that nothing gets missed. Enjoy your first hot cup of tea watching snow covered mountains , have your breakfast and then bid goodbye to this place.
Reach your campsite Akhoti Thach, setup your camps there enjoy your meals and overnight stay in tents under the sky full of uncountable stars.

Today is the last day of your trek which is from Akhoti Thach to Himari camp, you will reach there in 4-5 hours. Retrace your steps and come back to the campsite of Dhaula where you were at Day 1. Meals and overnight stay in tents.

Have your breakfast this is last day breakfast with team Himalayan Eco Trekkers at Himari camp and leave for Dehradun, leave early so that you can reach on time.


  • Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
  • Meals while on trek (Veg.+ Egg)
  • Trek equipments: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent (twin sharing), kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required)
  • All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder.
  • Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide and Support staff.
  • Transport from Dehradun to Sankri and retorn (According to itinerary)
  • Mules to carry the central luggage


  • Meals during road journeys.
  • Insurance.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything apart from inclusions.

Trekking Shoes (Waterproof, Ankle support)

Rucksack with raincover (40-60 litre)

Daybag/Daypack (10-20 litre)

Jacket : (Windproof, Down jacket, Fleece jacket)

Woolen/Fleece Clothes

Thermal Inners

Woolen Cap

Hand Gloves (Waterproof/Woolen/Fleece)

1  Raincoat/Poncho

Trek Pole/Walking Stick

Trek Pants (Windproof/Waterproof)

3  T-Shirts (Collar/Full Sleeves/Rapid dry)

Socks (3 pairs)

Neck Cover

2  water bottle (each 1 litre)

Slippers/Floaters (Non-slippery)

Lunch Box / Tiffin

Hat or sun protection Cap

Head Lamp / Hand torch

Sunglasses (UV protected)

Personal Toiletries

Hand Sanitizer

Toilet Paper roll

Sun Screen (SPF 40-60)

Moisturizer/Lip Balm

Glucose/DryFruits/Energy Bar

Personal Basic Medical kit

**Microspikes/Crampon and Gaiters Included in package

**Personal ID card (original with photocopy)

**Rent available at Sankri Basecamp

**All items above available at sankri market.

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Chanshal Bugyal
From ₹11,000.00
/ Adult
  • Easy/Moderate
  • 13,000 Ft
  • 6 Days, 5 Nights
  • +5 to -5
  • April to July
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