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Trekking to VALLEY OF FLOWERS

Trek Name: Valley of Flowers Trek
Best Time: June, July, August & September
Location: Joshimath, Uttarakhand, India
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Highest Altitude: 14400 ft.
Minimum Age: 8 Years
Duration: 05 Night / 06 Days
Trek Distance: 47 KMS
Railway Station: Rishikesh is the nearest railway station
Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun
Base Camp: Joshimath
ATM: Joshimath has the last ATM point before your trek begins
Temprature: Day time: Day: 12°C-20°C and Night: 4°C-10°C
Activity: Trekking and Camping
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With the verdant magnificence of the snowcapped mountains in the setting, the green knolls and the white mists mix to make illusory Valley of Bloom's trek. Roasted at a height of 14,400 ft, this trek was a sudden revelation by English voyager Straight to the point Smith in 1931. Advance into the bed of blooms while you take off for this stand-out wonderful trek. You will begin this trek from Govindghat by means of Joshimath which will lead you to Hemkund Sahib on day fourth.

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The trek is considered as a simple to direct trek and is a most loved among the tenderfoots and in addition energetic trekkers. Devour your eyes with the huge number of blossoms in full sprout. You will run over a few streams calmly winding through the valley.

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Next, you will run over the high height quiet lake, Hemkund 4329 meter. This lake is considered as a heavenly site for the two Hindus and Sikhs. The trail will be a lofty one yet the astonishing perspective of the seven snow-topped mountain around you will influence you to feel charmed. Witness the magnificence of Hathi Parvat and Saptrishi crests that nourish the lake and you will locate a little stream got Himganga which streams out from the lake. It is trusted that Govind Singh, the tenth Master of the Sikh confidence had ruminated over the bank of this lake in one amid the old circumstances.

On your fifth day, you will take a similar trek course Ghangaria to Govindghat and afterward to Joshimath. Your trek will be a lofty one from Ghangharia while appreciating some astounding perspective of the districts. The valley of blooms treks will take you to the universe of the most delightful and captivating untamed life which you will value for a lifetime. From Govindghat, drive to Joshimath and you can witness the conjunction of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda Waterways to shape the Stream Ganges while you go through Devaprayag. You can likewise investigate Auli in the event that you wish at night. There are heaps of valley of blossoms trekking bundles which will take you through the wonderful land. Invest some energy in nature and catch the grand pictures in your heart.

Tour details

Day 1: Haridwar - Govindghat via Joshimath and Devaprayag (Drive 260km/ 10hrs)

Uphill Drive, Joshimath, Devaprayag

Around 6am, assemble at Haridwar Railway Station. Begin a long distance, uphill drive from Haridwar to Govindghat. Along the way, pass Devaprayag to witness the holy confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda Rivers to form the River Ganges. Arrive at Joshimath, a midpoint for other religious pilgrimage locations. You could stay over here or proceed to Govindghat in lieu of time for the halt.

Day 2: Trek from Govindghat to Ghangaria (Trek 14km/ 4hrs)

Mountain Trekking

Today begins Valley Of Flowers Trekking in Uttaranchal with a short 14km gradual ascent trek from Govindghat to Ghangaria. Arrive at Ghangaria. Hotel check-in or camp out. Explore the surrounding. Have dinner and call-it-a-day.

Day 3: Trek from Ghangaria to Valley Of Flowers and back (Trek 5km, one-way/ 5hrs)

Blossoms, Flora

This day marks the very reason for your entire high altitude Valley Of Flowers trek. Start your day with a wholesome breakfast. Scale a height of 3,858m to arrive at the Valley Of Flowers. This sight is a feast to the eyes and treat for the soul.

Admire one of nature’s finest creations as you are left speechless witnessing an array of thousands of flowers in full bloom. The myriad palette with a multitude of colour shades rests against the watchful eyes of the mighty Himalayas. Creating an alluring canvas, the valley has several streams casually meandering through it. The wild flora creates a rich eco-system for many species of birds, butterflies, and insects too. Several soulful moments later begin your return trek to Ghangaria. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel/ camp.

Day 4: Trek from Ghangaria to Hemkund Sahib (4,329m)

Trekking, Holy spot of the Sikhs, Seven Snow-capped Mountains

Today after breakfast, you’ll follow a steep trail to Hemkund Sahib to visit the religious site where Guru Gobind Singh is said to have meditated in a previous life. Surrounded by seven snow-capped mountains this place is no doubt soothing and calming. Spend time here. And after lunch, start a late afternoon trek back to Ghangaria. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel/ camp.

Day 5: Trek from Ghangaria to Govindghat and drive to Joshimath

Trekking

After breakfast, take the same trek route from Ghangaria to Govindghat. From Govindghat, drive to Joshimath. If you desire, you can tour Auli in the evening. Overnight stay at Joshimath.

Day 6: End of Valley Of Flowers Trekking journey. Drive from Joshimath to Haridwar

Trip ends here

Leave Joshimath early for your return journey home from Haridwar. Take back a mosaic of unbelievable memories with you.

About the destination

Known as the most wonderful trek on the planet with the blue Primula, Valley of Blossoms Uttarakhand is an absolute necessity do trek for you. Tucked up at a high elevation this trek is restored with the Mountain climbers and enterprise searchers. Favored with colorful blooms, faunas and great perspectives this trek will take you to the universe of snow clad mountains and high precipices. High in the great Himalayas of the Garhwal region sprawls this charming valley. The best time to do this trek is amid the period of mid-July to mid-August.

For this trek, you should trek from Govindghat, on the course to Hemkund Sahib, up to Ghangaria which is a significant invigorating ascension. Catch the look at the Himalayan magnificence while you take off on this trek. At an elevation of 14,400 ft, you will run over the vast clear water lake which will influence you to gaze at it for long. This shrouded gem is a novel environment and home to a huge number of types of wildflowers, for example, saxifrages, sediams, lilies, poppy, calendula, daisies, geranium, zinnia, and petunia. Not only this you will go over assortments of brilliant butterflies as you proceed with your trek.

This valley is at a height of 3250 m or more. This valley is additionally a center zone of Nanda Devi Biosphere Hold with a scope of 87.5 sq km which is only a brilliant heaven with snow-capped blossoms. As indicated by the legends, it is trusted this is where Pawan Putra Hanuman had gathered Sanjeevani Buti to cure Laxman. Tune in to the sound of winged animals twittering and the melodic sound of the stream amid the trek. The calming breeze and the charming excellence bait away from the nature sweethearts and the photography darlings.

This valley was additionally proclaimed as a National Stop in 1982 and is a world legacy site. One can likewise discover an assortment of uncommon and jeopardized types of creatures like Asiatic mountain bear, dark-colored bear, snow panther, blue sheep and that's just the beginning. With the scenery of the mountains and the grand trail, you will feel as you have unquestionably arrived in the place where there are pixies.

Trip Highlights

Blessed with the verdant beauty of the meadows, and the exotic flowers this will be trek which will take you through small streams.

- Get a chance to witness the vivid flora and fauna of the region like saxifrages, sediams, lilies, poppy, calendula, daisies and brown bear, snow leopard, blue sheep.

- Catch the glimpse of the famous Hathi Parvat and Saptrishi peaks while you head out on this trek.

- Meet the local people and learn about the culture of this region. Also, do share a cup of tea with them.

- While at Hemkund Sahib take a dip in the holy water and purify your soul.

- Also, enjoy a lakeside camping and spend the night under the clear night sky.

Quick Facts:

Altitude: 14,400 ft
Temperature: Day: 12°C-20°C and Night: 4°C-10°C
Trekking Distance: 47km
Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate
Starting and Ending Point: The trek starts and ends at Joshimath
Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station
Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun
Base Camp: Joshimath
ATM: Joshimath is the last place where ATM is there.

Inclusions

Stay: Tents / Guest House

Activity: Trekking & Camping

Other Inclusions: Guides, Porter/Mule charges for carrying camping equipment & rations, Forest entry charges, permits & camping fee (if any), First Aid Kit (our guides are certified in handling first aid situations)

Thing to Carry

Shirts / T-shirts – 2/3, Warm shirt/light micro fleece pullover/full sleeve T shirt

Trekking Pants that are water resistant/repellent and having inside lining for extra warmth- 2

Windproof/water resistant outer shell (jacket) of good quality with a proper hood

Down jacket with min 600 fill power rating, Thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen sweater

Thermal inner wear (upper and lower)

Woollen cap, Inner fleece gloves, Outer water proof gloves

Thick woollen socks and regular socks (4 – 5 pairs), Scarf/muffler (optional)

Comfortable waterproof Trekking/Hiking shoes that come with a thick sole and high ankles

Camp shoes such as sneakers/sport shoes

Raincoat / Poncho

Small light weight towel

Insulated water bottle and hydration pack (optional)

Cap / floppy hat to keep the strong sun away from your face, Sun glasses with UV protection and ability to cut the glare (important when traversing through snow)

Sturdy walking stick / Trekking pole

Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm

Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)

Medicines, if requiring any specific medication

Personal toiletries

Day pack/small bag which you will carry on your back every day and keep your essentials in it

Carry rain cover for your bags

Keep a few poly bags or waterproof bags in your bag in which if required you can put your belongings in case of heavy rain

Cancellation Policy

If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days.

Confirmation Policy

The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking

In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.

Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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