Uttarakhand
Location
6 Days
Duration
Easy
Difficulty
14,100 ft
Altitude
37 KM
Trek Distance
Joshimath
Base Camp
Haridwar
Pickup Point

Additional information

Price247

Valley of Flowers is among the Indian National park which has been declared as a UNESCO world heritage site and is known for its alpine meadows of the variety of flora.

Nestled at 12066.93 ft in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand it spreads over a vast expanse of 87 square km approx- 8km long and 2 km wide. It is the only trek where flowers bloom everywhere in a bunch of colours and the colour of the valley seems to be changing throughout the season.

Valley of Flowers Trek is a picturesque trek passing through the dense forest, with Pushpawati river on your side. This trek is great for those who want to start their journey of Himalayan treks.

Another attraction of this trek is the –Hemkund Sahib. It is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus and Sikhs. Hemkund is the picturesque lake located at an altitude of 14202.76ft. To see the valley bloomed in its splendid flora, trek in the monsoon months- July – August.

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Day 1: Haridwar to Joshimath

  • Drive from Haridwar To Joshimath
  • Pick up Location – Haridwar railway station
  • Pick up time – 06:00 am
  • Total Distance – 275 Km
  • Time Taken – 10-11 Hours
  • Accommodation – Guest House/ Homestay
  • Altitude Of Joshimath – 6150 ft

The journey will begin at Haridwar railway station where our representative will pick up you at 6 am. Once all the trekkers arrive we will leave for Joshimath. The drive will pass through the adventure capital -Rishikesh and the famous Prayag – Devaprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, and Nandaprayag. It will be a long but exciting journey.

We will reach Joshimath in the evening and will stay in a homestay. At Joshimath network connectivity is full and you can even explore the market around.

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Day 2: Joshimath to Ghangaria Trek

  • Drive from Joshimath to Govindghat and trek to Ghangaria
  • Drive Distance – 25 Km
  • Trek Distance:  10km
  • Time Taken: 6-7 Hrs
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Altitude: 6,300 ft to 9, 600 ft

After early breakfast, we will drive to Govindghat which is 22 km from Joshimath. From Govindghat we will again drive 4 km to Pulna in 20 minutes. Pulna is the starting point of the trek.

The trail from here is clearly stone-paved and gradually ascend till Ghangaria. You will find lots of shops on the way. After a trek of 6-7 hours, you will reach Ghangaria, where the stay will be at the guest house.

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Day 3: Ghangaria to Valley Of Flower to Ghangaria.

  • Trek from Ghangaria to Valley Of Flower and return
  • Trek Distance:  7.4 km
  • Time Taken: 6-7 Hrs
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Altitude: 9,600 ft to 11,500ft

After scrumptious breakfast leave for Valley of Flowers. The trail is well laid out and will be a level walk up to Valley of flowers. You will be provided with the packed lunch as there will be no eateries on the way.

As soon you enter the valley you are mesmerized by the beauty of the place. The whole valley is covered with a variety of flowers of red, green, blue, yellow colours.

Prominent flowers you will see in monsoon include Meadow Geranium, Snake Foil, Hooked Stick Seed, Himalayan Rose, Blue Poppy, River Anemone, White Leaf Hog Foot and Dog Flower. After spending some time in the valley return to Ghangaria.

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Day 4: Ghangaria to Hemkund to Ghangaria

  • Trek from Ghangaria to Hemkund and return
  • Trek Distance:  12 km (6 km each side)
  • Time Taken: 9-10 Hrs
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Altitude: 9,600 ft to 14,107 ft

Trek to Hemkund Sahib is on well-laid sone pathway. The trail will have mixed ascent. After reaching Hemkund Sahib explore the place and eat hot lunch served at Gurudwara langar. You will find Brahma Kamal in abundant around Gurudwara as it grows at heights of 10,000 ft to 15,000 ft.

Post scrumptious lunch leave Hemkund and trek down to Ghagaria.

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Day 5: Ghangaria to Govindghat and drive to Joshimath

  • Trek from Ghangaria to Govinghat and drive to Joshimath
  • Drive Distance- 25 km
  • Trek Distance:  10 km
  • Time Taken: 6-7 Hrs
  • Accommodation: Guest House

After early breakfast trek down to Govindghat and then drive to Joshimath.

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Day 6: Joshimath to Haridwar

  • The final day of the journey will begin at 6 am. breakfast and lunch will be on the way. You will reach Haridwar by 6 pm.

 Inclusions

  1. Accommodation – Guest House or Homestay
  2. Meals while on trek (Veg.)
  3. Transport- Haridwar to Joshimath and return. Mode of transport will be Bolero or Traveller.
  4. All trekking permits
  5. First aid medical kits
  6. Mountaineering qualified trek leader and support staff.

Exclusion

  • Meals during the transit.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Mules to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head

On Demand

Note :

  • Stay will be in lodges on all days.
  • Book your further travel from Haridwar after 8 pm.
  • Food during transit will be provided by us.
  • Carry a photocopy of your Identity Card.
  • Joshimath is the last place that you will find an ATM.
  • BSNL networks will be available at Govindghat, after which there will be no mobile connectivity.
  • The following refund shall be payable to the user in case of valid cancellation of a booking:
  • If the cancellation request is received before 30 days from the commencement of the trip, the whole amount paid for the trip will be refunded.
  •  If the cancellation request is received within 20 to 30 days from the commencement of the trip or package 75% of the trip cost shall be refunded.
  • If the cancellation request is received between 10 to 20 days from the commencement of the trip, 50% of the trip cost shall be refunded.
  • In cases where the cancellation request is not received before 10 days from the commencement of the trip HBA shall not be liable to pay any refund.
  • Cancellation for booking made within 10 days of departure date will not be liable for any refund.
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Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
December 21, 2019

Valley of flower Trek is very famous Trek and it has different variety of flower inside the park. Valley of flower is so beautiful place. Valley of flowers best time to go middle July to middle August as relying upon the snow melting rate or arrival of monsoon that have an effect on the blooming of flowers however this can be considered the simplest time to go to the vale of flowers. I love this place. once again thank you so much Hike Brothers for services which you have provide us is very good and beyond my exception.

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