6Day / 5night
It is known as the Valley of Flowers! The Valley of Flowers!
This natural beauty is located in the Bhyundar Valley of Chamoli, Uttarkhand. From May to October the slopes and valley are in full bloom. July to September is when the most flowers bloom.
This area was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for a reason. It is blemish free and attracts Botanists, nature lovers and photographers as well as bird-watchers, adventurers and other enthusiasts from around the world.
The three British mountaineers Frank S.Smythe (left), R.L.Holdworth (right) and Eric Shipton discovered this spot in 1931, while returning after their successful climb up Mt.Kamet. Frank S.Smythe was so enamored by the abundance flowers that he published a book describing the beauty of the scenery.
The Valley of Flowers trek in India is very popular among Trekking enthusiasts. It takes six days and five night to complete the trek. It is described as Easy to Moderate.
To complete the Valley of Flowers Trek, trekkers must travel four days from Govindghat. You will learn the daily distances and alternative ways to avoid trekking.
People often ask about the distance to the Valley of Flowers. A valley of flowers trek will cover between 50 and 55 kilometers in four days. You can read more below.
You can enjoy a beautiful spot where nature is in full bloom. Visitors will be rewarded with the most stunning sights such as cascading streams, small waterfalls and, most importantly, the meadows bursting with flowers.
The travellers will be picked up from Haridwar/Rishikesh at 6:00 AM from where the journey will begin. Haridwar/Rishikesh is well connected with Delhi through railway and road route. Overnight Buses and Trains are available. Our journey will start from Haridwar/Rishikesh, Devprayag (where the mighty Alaknanda and Bhagirathi River meet to form the Ganges). Along the journey you will also come across other Prayag and will reach Joshimath/Govindghat by the end of the day. Drop off your bags at the Hotel and enjoy the mighty sight of the Garhwal Himalayas. Dinner at the Hotel
Trek to Ghangaria via Poolna after the breakfast
A 4 km drive to Poolna, and then an easy ascend to Ghangaria
Reach Ghangaria after the climb and drop off your bags at the Hotel
Evening Tea and Snacks
Dinner at the Hotel
Gear up today for Valley of Flowers, the World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO.
After Breakfast head towards the Valley walk amidst the beautiful and Multi Variety of Flowers that will surely bound to ease away all the tiredness of the day.
After taking pictures and packed lunch head back towards Ghangaria.
Enjoy your Dinner and stay at the Hotel as your trek has been completed.
Trek to Hemkund Sahib after the breakfast. The trail being easy to moderate in nature.
En-route to the Gurudwara you will witness numerous waterfalls, Flowers, Beautiful Snow-capped mountains, Glaciers that will surely mesmerize you. Another Important aspect is the Cleanliness of the Pilgrimage despite many travellers which is a point to learn from the Sikh Community.
Arrival at the Gurudwara in the afternoon. Devote yourself in the peaceful aura of the Gurudwara and take a dip in the Glacial Lake. Also do visit the Lokpal Temple located in the vicinity of the Gurudwara.
Descend back to Ghangaria from the Gurudwara before 2 p.m. due to unpredictable weather conditions.
Return to Ghangaria and have your Evening Snacks
Early Dinner at the Hotel
After the Breakfast descend down to Govindghat. 10 km Descent normally takes 4 hours
Drive to Joshimath
Arrival at Hotel in Joshimath,
Dinner Followed by rest
After Breakfast head back towards Rishikesh/Haridwar following the same route.
Arrival at Haridwar by 6 PM. So, you may plan your further journey