Valley of flowers Trek

6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS
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About Valley Of Flowers Trek

A few hours of trekking would be slightly difficult, but once you reach the valley you will forget about everything. Enjoy the tranquility and the hush around the valley. Watch the rise of the moon around

Midnight, ogled at the stars shimmering millions of light-years away with your friends and family by lying inside the tent. Get to see the different kinds of flowers. This would be a treat to tour eyes, as you witness the different types of Himalayan flowers. It has gained so much importance and adorned with a diversity of Alpine flowers, representative of the Western Himalayan Alpine shrub and meadow ecoregion. The valley is also blessed with various colors of

Flowers, taking on diverse shades of colors as time advanced. Brahma Kamal is one of the most famous. Himalayan flower which can be seen in the month of July- August.

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Day 1 : Pickup from Haridwar Railway Station and Drive to Joshimath (base camp) by taxi

Total distance – 257 km – 10/11 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By taxi

Altitude – Joshimath– 6152 feet

Night stay – Hotel – on twin share basis

Rishikesh Railway Station in the morning which will leave for Rishikesh around 6:00 am to 7:00 am.

Haridwar,
The drive to Joshimath is 10/11 hours long, along the sacred rivers – Alaknanda, Mandakini and Ganga. Devprayag is en route at the confluence of river Bhagirathi and Alaknanda. This is beautiful place
The journey won’t get boring because there are sudden changes in the scenery as you go further.

Reach Joshimath base camp , relax in a hotel, in the evening you can explore nearby areas. Get back, have dinner and enjoy comfortable stay in the hotel.

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Day 2 : Drive from Joshimath to Govindghat by taxi (18 km) (1 Hours) same day trek to Ghangaria

Total distance – 09 km – 5/6 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude Ghangaria – 10,101 feet

Night Stay – Hotel – on twin share basis

Post breakfast, the drive will be towards Govindghat. Start trekking from Govindghat on a neat trail which is always in a very good condition because it is swept by the volunteers’ every day.

Walk along the riverside through the sunny and shaded parts from Poolna to Ghangaria. Cross a river to get to the other side, continue hiking and later see a tabular land which indicates that Ghangaria is near.

Ghangaria has a helipad and space for camping. Ahead lies Ghangaria village, there are restaurants, hotels and a Gurudwara which offers food and accommodation overnight stay Hotel

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Day 3 :Trek from Ghangaria to Valley of flowers

Trek Distance – 10 km – 7/8 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – Valley of flowers – 12,140 feet

Night Stay – Hotel – on twin share basis

Today, you will be trekking to a World Heritage Site and National Park of Flowers. Post breakfast leave with packed lunch Ghangaria and come across the entry gate of the valley of flowers national park.

Get in and witness the impeccable beauty of the carpeted flowers. A kilometer ahead is a bridge over a gushing stream. Now, look at any direction and it looks just perfect! Cross a bridge and try to count the number of colorful flowers you’ll see.

The towering mountains can be seen overlooking the valley making the sight spell binding. Go deep and get mesmerized by the scented flowers, the valley stretches from 6-7 km until a glacier comes into sight.

July and August are peak months to visit the valley of flowers, the prominent flowers that you will see are – Blue Poppy, Dog flower, Hooked stick seed, Snake foil, Meadow Geranium and Himalayan Rose.
Have lunch and after exploration get back to hotel in Ghangaria.

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Day 4 : Trek from Ghangaria to Hemkund Sahib 14,100 feet) back to Hotel

Trek Distance – 12 km – 7/8 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – Hemkund Sahib Ji – 14,100feet

Night Stay – Hotel – on twin share basis

Leave Ghangaria early before 6:00 am. The Gurudwara starts at 5:00 am and people recite chorus outside Gurudwara gate. So get ready with a poncho and head to Hemkund Sahib.

The path is steep, climb gradually and come across a cascading waterfall on the right. The tree line recedes and the views get clearer and ahead lies a melting glacier. To prevent altitude sickness takes proper rest breaks but do not sit down because it will make trekking ahead difficult.

After a strenuous climb reach the Gurudwara “Hemkund Sahib Ji”. Behind it lies a lake which remains frozen for 6 months.

Go inside the Gurudwara, have tea there and explore the surroundings. The Hemkund Lake is clear, serene and peaceful. Brahama Kamals grow in abundance around this Lake.

After spending good time there, get down to Ghangaria by descending on steep terrain.

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Day 5 :Trek from Ghangaria to Govind Ghat (09km) same day drive to Joshimath (18 km) (1/2 Hours)

Trek Distance – 09 km – 5/6 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Night Stay – Hotel – on twin share basis

After breakfast with packed lunch trek From Ghangaria get back to Govindghat and from there drive down to Joshimath. Overnight stay Hotel

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Day 6 : Drive from Joshimath to Haridwar via Rishikesh by taxi

Trek Distance –258 km – 9/10 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By Taxi

Night Stay – Hotel – on twin share basis

After breakfast leave early 07. Am, have your lunch en route and you can reach Haridwar evening 5 to 6 Pm

INCLUDED

What is Included

Transport

Accommodation

breakfast, lunch, dinner

NOT INCLUDED

What is Not Included

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit