Valley of Flowers

Floral Bliss To Spiritual Retreat: Valley Of flowers with hemkund sahib

Valley of Flowers

Floral Bliss To Spiritual Retreat: Valley Of flowers with hemkund sahib

Base Camp

Govindghat

Region

Uttarakhand

Trek Grade

Easy To Moderate

Trek Distance

38 Kms

Trek Duration

6 Days

Highest Altitude

14,100 ft

Best Season

July August September

Pick & Drop Point

Rishikesh

Nearest Airport

Dehradun

Railway Station

Haridwar

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₹ 11,499

₹ 9,499

+5% GST

Region

Uttarakhand

Base Camp

Govindghat

Trek Grade

Easy to Moderate

Trek Distance

38 Kms

Trek Duration

6 Days

Highest Altitude

14,100 ft

Best Season

July August September

Pick & Drop Point

Rishikesh

Nearest Airport

Dehradun

Railway Station

Haridwar

Contact Us

₹ 11,499

₹ 9,499
+5% GST

About Valley of Flowers

  • Do you want to experience the most attractive and charming trek in India? If yes, then plan for the Valley of Flower trek today. This trek will provide you a perfect break from the daily life routine and hustle & bustle of city life. The countless patches of bright colors under the vigilant eyes of the admirable snow-covered Himalayas, make the Valley of Flower trek a must-have experience in your life. Remember this trek is the essence of the wonders that are flawlessly adorned by Mother Nature. Valley of Flower is the most famous trekking location in the entire world and is settled in the interiors of the Garhwal Himalayas.

 

  • The Valley of Flower is no less than a bouquet of nature peacefully nestled in the West Himalayan region of Uttarakhand. Spread over an area of 87 sq. km in the Chamoli district, the Valley of Flower National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as forms one of the two core zones of the renowned Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. Remember Valley of Flower trek is not easy. It is a moderate-level trek with slightly long trekking days and a sharp climb to Hemkund Sahib that might challenge your stamina. So, make sure you prepare for the trek well. The Valley of Flower trek in India is the most colorful place to visit if you really have an interest in nature and the sights that encompass it. The real beauty of nature while trekking will make you spellbound. In June, Valley of Flower from Dehradun opens up till the first week of October. While trekking, you will experience the best monsoon of your life. 
  • Valley of Flower trek is the soul of the wonders that are dreamily adorned by Mother Nature. When it comes to the Valley of Flower, it is considered the most famous trekking location in the world nestled in the interiors of the Garhwal Himalayas. It is a trek that is rich in diverse flora and fauna, giving you incredible views of nature in just 6 days. This beautiful valley is accessible from the base camp Ghangaria which is just 5km from the base camp. While trekking, you also have a chance to visit Hemkund Shahib from the base camp which is situated at an elevation of 14,100 ft. This valley is even popular among international trekkers due to which thousands of foreign trekkers come here for trekking. 
  • At Valley of Flower, you can witness more than 600 species of exotic flowers such as daisies, orchids, anemones, poppies, marigolds as well and daisies. Trekking to this valley is no less than a treat to your eyes. Not only this, but you can also spot rare wildlife species like Himalayan weasel, gray langur, black bear, and flying squirrel. 
  • Therefore, if you are an adventure and nature lover, then you must go for the Valley of Flower trekking which is filled with abundant natural beauty.

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July

10th July, 17th July, 23rd July, 30th July

August

 1st Aug, 2nd Aug, 3rd Aug, 5th Aug, 6th Aug, 7th Aug, 8th Aug, 9th Aug, 10th Aug, 11th Aug, 12th,13th, 14th, 15th Aug  16th Aug, 18th Aug, 20th Aug, 21st Aug, 23rd Aug, 25th Aug, 27th Aug, 28th Aug, 30th Aug, 31st Aug.

September

2nd, 4th, 7th, 9th, 11th,15th, 18th Sept.

 

FAQs

It's a popular trekking route in Uttarakhand, India, renowned for its stunning floral displays in the Valley of Flowers and the revered Sikh pilgrimage site of Hemkund Sahib.

The best time is from July to September when the flowers are in full bloom and the weather is favorable. However, it's crucial to check current conditions before planning your trek.

The trek is moderate, with uneven terrain and steep ascents. It requires a reasonable level of fitness and acclimatization to high altitudes.

Essential items include sturdy trekking shoes, warm clothing, rain gear, sunscreen, a first-aid kit, a water bottle, snacks, and a camera to capture the breathtaking scenery.

Yes, permits are required for both Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib. These can be obtained from the forest department office or from trekking agency, depending on current regulations.

Basic accommodations are available in guesthouses, hotels and tents at Ghangaria, the base camp for both destinations. It's advisable to book in advance, especially during peak season.

It's recommended to trek with a guide or in a group, especially if you're not experienced in high-altitude trekking. The terrain can be challenging, and weather conditions can change rapidly.

Altitude sickness is a concern, especially when ascending to Hemkund Sahib, which sits at over 4,300 meters. Take your time to acclimatize, stay hydrated, and be aware of symptoms such as headaches, nausea, and dizziness.

Yes, you can combine it with treks to nearby destinations like the Hemkund Sahib, the Gurudwara Sri Hemkund Sahib, and the Badrinath Temple for a more extensive Himalayan adventure.

Yes, photography is allowed, and the valley offers countless opportunities for capturing its natural beauty. However, it's essential to respect the environment and follow guidelines to preserve this delicate ecosystem.

Yes, helicopter and pony services are available up to Ghangaria, the base camp for Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib. From Ghangaria, you can trek to Valley of Flowers on foot as helicopters and ponies are not permitted beyond this point.

Yes, helicopter and pony services are available from Ghangaria to Hemkund Sahib for those who prefer not to trek the steep ascent. However, please note that these services do not extend to the Valley of Flowers, and visitors must trek to the valley from Ghangaria.

DETAILED ITINERARY

(Drive  292Km/10-11 hrs.)

Govindghat is 292km from Haridwar. In the route, you will find a number of beautiful places to capture so make sure your camera is ready. 

Trek - 9Km/5-6 hrs

Drive - 4 km/20min.

In the morning, we will drive from Govindghat to Pulna. On the trail, you can find strict cleanliness just because of the volunteers who work hard day & night. After reaching Pulna, we will start the trek to Ghangria which is 9km from Govindghat. 

The trek takes almost 5 to 6 hours and then you reach a tabular land. 

(Trek 4 km each way/6 hrs)

We will leave Ghangria early in the morning so that you can spend some quality time at Valley of flowers which is located at an altitude of 11,500ft. In order to enter the valley, you need to buy tickets and after walking inside, you will find beautiful small flowering plants. 

The scenery inside the valley is just amazing and looks perfect. Valley of Flowers often looks like a colorful carpet. It is surrounded beautifully with mountains along with trees at a low level, grey & brown soil in the middle as well as snow at the top. 

However, at the end of the valley, you can see the glacier. Take out your shoes and plunge your feet into the stream which is passing through the valley to have an amazing experience. 

You can see a variety of flowers in the valley like snake foil, dog flower, Himalayan rose, meadow geranium, and many more. After spending a few hours, we will be back to Ghangria. 

You need to start trekking early in the morning on day 4 because in the afternoon there can be sudden cloud cover and it might start raining. In the morning by 5, the horses are ready to go up for Hemkund Sahib. While trekking, you will come across an amazing waterfall which will be falling through the rock walls. 

While trekking, take breaks in between because you might feel a decreased level of oxygen. For almost six months, Hemkund Sahib Lake is frozen but the aura around it is very peaceful.  

By afternoon, we will leave Hemkund and start trekking back. 

Trek - 9km/4-5 hrs

Drive - 4 km

After having a delicious breakfast, we will trek back to Ghangria to Pulna and then drive back to Govind Ghat with lots of reminiscences. 

Goodbye to an amazing trekking trip and by the evening we will reach Haridwar.

FIX DEPARTURE

July

10th July, 17th July, 23rd July, 30th July

August

 1st Aug, 2nd Aug, 3rd Aug, 5th Aug, 6th Aug, 7th Aug, 8th Aug, 9th Aug, 10th Aug, 11th Aug, 12th,13th, 14th, 15th Aug  16th Aug, 18th Aug, 20th Aug, 21st Aug, 23rd Aug, 25th Aug, 27th Aug, 28th Aug, 30th Aug 31st Aug.

September

2nd, 4th, 7th, 9th, 11th,15th, 18th Sept.

 

THINGS TO CARRY

BASIC GEARS

Inclusions

Exclusions

POLICY

Booking Confirmation Policy

• The customer receives a Booking confirmation receipt immediately via Email and WhatsApp of a successful booking.

Cancellation policy

In the event you cancel your trek, cancellation policy we follow :

• Cancellation 20 days before the starting date of the trek – Refund with 10% cancellation charges.

FAQs

It's a popular trekking route in Uttarakhand, India, renowned for its stunning floral displays in the Valley of Flowers and the revered Sikh pilgrimage site of Hemkund Sahib.

The best time is from July to September when the flowers are in full bloom and the weather is favorable. However, it's crucial to check current conditions before planning your trek.

The trek is moderate, with uneven terrain and steep ascents. It requires a reasonable level of fitness and acclimatization to high altitudes.

Essential items include sturdy trekking shoes, warm clothing, rain gear, sunscreen, a first-aid kit, a water bottle, snacks, and a camera to capture the breathtaking scenery.

Yes, permits are required for both Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib. These can be obtained from the forest department office or from trekking agency, depending on current regulations.

Basic accommodations are available in guesthouses, hotels and tents at Ghangaria, the base camp for both destinations. It's advisable to book in advance, especially during peak season.

It's recommended to trek with a guide or in a group, especially if you're not experienced in high-altitude trekking. The terrain can be challenging, and weather conditions can change rapidly.

Altitude sickness is a concern, especially when ascending to Hemkund Sahib, which sits at over 4,300 meters. Take your time to acclimatize, stay hydrated, and be aware of symptoms such as headaches, nausea, and dizziness.

Yes, you can combine it with treks to nearby destinations like the Hemkund Sahib, the Gurudwara Sri Hemkund Sahib, and the Badrinath Temple for a more extensive Himalayan adventure.

Yes, photography is allowed, and the valley offers countless opportunities for capturing its natural beauty. However, it's essential to respect the environment and follow guidelines to preserve this delicate ecosystem.

Yes, helicopter and pony services are available up to Ghangaria, the base camp for Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib. From Ghangaria, you can trek to Valley of Flowers on foot as helicopters and ponies are not permitted beyond this point.

Yes, helicopter and pony services are available from Ghangaria to Hemkund Sahib for those who prefer not to trek the steep ascent. However, please note that these services do not extend to the Valley of Flowers, and visitors must trek to the valley from Ghangaria.

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