Valley Of Flowers Trek

Valley of Flowers National Park is located in Chamoli, Uttarakhand, and is famed for its meadows of unique alpine flowers and diverse flora.


Valley of Flowers National Park is located in Chamoli, Uttarakhand, and is famed for its meadows of unique alpine flowers and diverse flora.
• The Flower Valley ‘Foolon ki Ghati’ is one of those wonderful monsoon hiking trips.
• It is perfectly tucked away in Uttarakhand’s West Himalayan area and is located at a towering elevation of 3600 metres above sea level.
• The Valley of Flowers journey is one of the most well-known in the world, with the possibility to see the extremely rare blue Primula.

Mountain Trail Highlights: Valley of Flowers

One of the most well-liked treks in the Himalayas in India is the Valley of Flowers walk. The Valley of Flowers journey is well-known even among those who have never set foot in the Himalayas.
• It is one of India’s first treks, according to records.
• You can explore the vibrant flowery carpet that is covered in the unique and exotic Himalayan flora, which has made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
• Enjoy the natural splendour of this journey as you walk between glaciers and flowing waterfalls on your way to this mysterious valley.
• The Valley of Flowers journey is not for the faint of heart. It’s a somewhat difficult trek, with slightly longer hiking days and a demanding ascent to Hemkund Sahib. So be sure to get ready for this adventure.
• This comprehensive trek guide offers all of the information you’ll need to complete this trek.
• You can also find tranquilly at Hemkund Sahib, a Sikh Gurudwara located next to the high-altitude, glittering lake often known as Hemkund, which literally translates to ‘Lake of Snow.’
• As you reach the valley of flowers, a magnificent sight will greet you. According to local mythology, fairies flutter there when people are not around.

Quick Information of Trekking at a glance

• Start or End Location: Haridwar
• The highest point is 14,400 feet.
• Total trek to the Valley of Flowers is about 47 kilometres
• Temperature during Daytime 12° to 20° C; night-time 4° to 10° C
• Valley of Flowers Trek is best done between the end of June and the middle of September.
You can find out about the gorgeous, diverse Alpine flora’s 500+ species, which is a wonderful experience for both novice and experienced hikers!

Important things to remember

• Trekkers must always have a copy of their photo ID with them when entering the forest checkpoints.
• Maintain a light load
• No littering
• Don’t stray off by yourself.
• The journey leader’s choice is final and enforceable.
• Weather-related delays could happen.
• It is not recommended for anyone to participate in this trekking who have health issues like asthma, etc.
• Wearing thermals when trekking is not advised, regardless of how chilly it is.
• Hotspots for the internet: BSNL at Govind Ghat
• A visitor must schedule their travel with buffer days because of landslides.

Valley Of Flowers Trek Itinerary

• At 5:00 AM, a pick-up will take place in Rishikesh. You can choose an SUV, or a Tempo Traveler.

• A short drive is followed by a trail that ascends gradually along the river. The route is well-maintained and frequently used by hikers and pilgrims.

• Trek distance: 3.7 kilometres one way; trek time: six hours; elevation gain: 10,520 to 11,550 feet.
• A worthwhile journey to the Valley of Flowers, with blooming flowers on both sides of the trail.

• Trek distance: 6 kilometres each way; trek time: 8 to 9 hours; elevation gain: 10,520 to 14,107 feet.
• Hemkund Sahib is reached by a continuous ascent of switchbacks. The summit’s Gurudwara and lake serve as a lovely reward for the strenuous ascent.

• Drive distance: 4 km; Trek distance: 9 km; Trek time: 4 hours; Altitude loss: 10,520 feet to 6,215 feet time period: 30 minutes
• A quick ascent to Poolna and a subsequent drive to Govind Ghat

• Please be aware that the separation between campsites can vary by 100 metres depending on the route you select and the weather.
• For identical reasons, the altitude may likewise change by 100 feet.

Enjoy the life-changing adventures of trekking in the Himalayas on this journey to the Valley of Flowers trip with a worth visit going to the pious Hemkund Sahib.

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