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Valley of Flowers Trek, Uttarakhand

Valley of Flowers

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  • 6 Days  5 Nights 
  • Difficulty - Easy Moderate

Overview Nestled in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Valley of Flowers lies at an altitude of 14,400 ft above the sea level and is declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also known as ‘Phoolon ki Ghati’, it is known for its plush meadows which blossom with widespread alpine flowers and diverse fauna making it one of the most beautiful trekking destinations. One of the oldest and most popular treks in India, Valley of Flowers trek offers a legendary trail to the trekkers where the mix of fragrances from all the flowers of the valley gives you a bliss of paradise. This 6 days trek to Valley of Flowers takes you through the unparalleled majestic views of the rare and exotic Himalayan flora, dense forests, waterfalls and beautiful glaciers making it one of the best experiences for trekkers.

Valley of Flowers Uttarakhand quick info-

Valley of Flowers trek distance: 38 km

Valley of Flowers trek difficulty: Easy to Moderate

Valley of Flowers temperature: Day 12°C - 20°C and Night: 4°C - 10°C

Valley of Flowers height: 14,400 ft

Valley of Flowers best time to visit: June end to mid September

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Dinner

Start your Valley of Flowers trek from Rishikesh. Meet the fellow travelers and the trek guide.

After a quick briefing session, start the drive from Rishikesh to Joshimath.

Take a short stop over at Devprayag and witness the holy sangam of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers together forming Ganga.

To reach Joshimath, pass through Rudraprayag and Karnaprayag driving alongside Alaknanda river.

Upon reaching Joshimath, complete the check in formalities and freshen up.

Have a hearty chit chat session with the fellow travelers.

Dinner and overnight stay at Joshimath.

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Hotel

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After having an early morning breakfast, get transfered to Pulna from Joshimath and start your trek to Ghangaria.

Trek through the eye-catchy views of the gorgeous scenery that is created by mother nature.

On the trail, get amazed by the beauty of lush green forests and pass along the beautiful Lakshman Ganga river.

Reach Ghangaria after covering a distance of 9 kms and trekking for 5-6 hours.

Enjoy a delicious dinner and overnight stay at Ghangaria.

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Hotel

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Post breakfast, get ready for the ultimate adventure on your Valley of Flowers trek.

Trek up to an altitude of 3,505m to arrive at the Valley of Flowers Uttarakhand.

Upon reaching the valley, you will witness an array of thousands of colorful and vibrant flowers in full bloom.

Get mesmerized by the beauty all around and explore the valley.

After spending some leisure time here, descend back to Ghangaria.

Reach the hotel and end the day with a delicious dinner.

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Hotel

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Enjoy a lip-smacking breakfast at the hotel and get ready to pay homage to the holy Shrine Hemkund Sahib.

The trekking trail is a bit difficult due to the steep ascent and trekking stick can come in handy.

Reach Hemkund Sahib, a religious site where Guru Gobind Singh is said to have meditated in the previous life and it is also considered the world’s highest gurudwara.

This place is located between the snow capped mountains as well as a mesmerizing serene lake that offers an amazing view of the mystical location.

After spending some time here, start your trek back to Ghangaria.

Upon reaching Ghangaria, mark the end of the day with a warm dinner and retire to your rooms.

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Hotel

All Meals

Begin your day early with a delicious breakfast and start your trek to Pulna.

As you descend to Pulna, get ready to listen to some interesting local stories shared by your guide

On the trail, admire the view of beautiful and exotic fauna and flora.

After reaching Pulna, get transfered to Joshimath and freshen up.

Explore the surroundings in the evening.

Enjoy a lip-smacking dinner and overnight stay at Joshimath.

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Breakfast

After a mouth-watering breakfast, board the vehicle and start driving back towards Rishikesh.

Arrive in Rishikesh by evening.

End your Valley of Flowers trek with a beautiful experience.

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India’s fastest-growing backpacker hostel brand, goSTOPS predominantly aims to provide quality travel experiences and make living spaces accessible to the youth - millennials and Gen Z. Founded in 2014 by a Delhi-based couple - Pallavi Agarwal and Pankaj Parwanda, the brand not only provides accommodation, but it enhances the experience of its guests. Whether it is the quality of stay, facilities, amenities, or the things we, as humans, crave for like safety, human interaction, and a sense of belonging- goSTOPS takes care of all of it. So far, there are 25 active hostels, housing around 2,000 beds all over the country. The target is 55 hostels with 3,000 beds by March, 2022.

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Inclusions

• Transportation during the journey from the pickup on day 01 to drop on day 06 is covered.

• Accommodation- Stay is included from Day 1 to Day 5 (Joshimath to Joshimath). You will be staying in lodges on all days of the trek. Rooms will be shared with fellow trekkers

• Meals – Dinner at Joshimath on Day 1 to breakfast at Joshimath on Day 6 are included. We provide simple vegetarian food on all days of the trek

• Accommodations on sharing basis as per itinerary

• Experienced local guide/trek guide

• Basic first aid kit

 

Exclusions

• Valley of Flowers entry fees

• Any additional expenses such as personal nature/medical emergency.

• Additional accommodation/food costs incurred due to any delayed travel.

• Any lunch and other meals not mentioned in package inclusions.

• Any airfare/rail fare other than what is mentioned in “inclusions” or any type of transportation from which is outside the itinerary.

• Parking and monument entry fees during sightseeing.

• Additional costs due to flight cancellations, landslides, roadblocks, and other natural calamities or delays.

• Any other services not specified above in inclusions.

• Since Valley of Flowers is a monsoon trek, there are possibilities of roadblocks due to landslides. Account for this by adding a buffer day in your travel plan.

• Local transfer between Govindghat and Pulna(if applicable)

 

THINGS TO CARRY

  • Rucksack (Min 55 Ltrs with rain cover)
  • Trekking Shoes, Floaters or Sandals
  • Quick Dry Tees
  • Track Pants
  • Cotton socks
  • Pair of woolen socks
  • Rain jacket or Poncho 
  • 1 Full Sleeves Sweater or Fleece Jacket,1 Heavy Jacket, 1 Pair of Thermal
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Windproof Jacket
  • Woolen Cap
  • Gloves
  • Sun Cap
  • Scarf
  • Lip Balm
  • Cold Cream & SunScreen (SPF 40+)
  • Packed food
  • Water Bottle 1 
  • Powerbank
  • Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
  • Personal Toiletries 
  • Personal Basic Medical Kit
  • Sunglasses
  • People who use spectacles (Use Photochromic glasses instead of contact lenses)
  • Trekking Pole
  • Extra Polythene


PICKUP LOCATIONS

Joshimath


Rishikesh Laxman chowk



HOW TO REACH

By Air: Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun serves as the nearest airport to Rishikesh. Visitors can take a direct flight to Dehradun from Mumbai or Delhi or connecting flights from anywhere in India. Local vehicles can be availed from outside the airport to reach Rishikesh by road from Dehradun. By Train: Rishikesh Junction Railway Station is well-connected to all the surrounding major cities. Visitors can easily find frequent trains to Rishikesh from Delhi and Dehradun. By Road: Rishikesh is well connected by roads to all major cities and towns, so visitors as per their choice and comfort can take the bus to reach Rishikesh smoothly. Rishikesh is connected to Chandigarh, Delhi, Dehradun, and Nainital through a good network of roads.


Policy and Terms

  • If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days.

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