& Valley of Flowers Trek
Nights / 09 Days
Best Time: July,
August & Septemper
Trek (Low altitude Trek)
A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Valley of Flowers is renowned for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and outstanding natural beauty.
The Valley is a riot of natural color and splendour in summer time. Well over a thousand varieties of flowers, shrubs, orchids and plants in myriad hues, differing textures and colors paint the valley in a gorgeous display. This natural plantation surrounded by dazzling snow capped Himalayan peaks provide a spectacular panorama. Besides the valley of flowrs, the trek passes through the spiritual heart-land, along the ancient pilgrim routes, visiting famous temple towns of Rishikesh, Haridwar, Badrinath etc. the tour indeed offers a unique glimpse of centuries old history, culture and traditions right in the backdrop of breathtaking Himalayan scenery.
The beautiful valley situated at an altitude of 3300 to 3650 mts is the ‘paradise’ of nature lovers. Starting from about 6 kms from Bhinduar village it covers an area of about 87 square kms.The valley is exceptionally rich of the flowers wealth and has the largest collection of wild flowers species. The river Pushwati flows through the verdant valley.
The valley blooms with exotic. Flower from June, July till September. There are about 520 species of flowering plants and the area was declared as a National Park in 1982. The animal like Himalayan black beers, musk deers, brown beers, Bharal and rich variety of birds and butter flies are found in this national Park.
high altitude Lokpal lake, known as Hemkund ( 4329 mts.) lies
in heavenly environs. A steep trek from Ghangharia leads one
to this spot in about four to six hours. It is an important
pilgrimage for both Hindus and Sikhs, as well as for people
from other faiths. There is a Sikh Gurudwara and a Lakshman
temple built on the bank of the lake. Encircled by seven snow
clad peaks and their associated glaciers, it reflects its
surroundings enchantingly on its crystal clear serene waters.
The glaciers from Hathi Parvat and Saptrishi peaks feed the
lake and a small stream called Himganga flows out of this
01: Arrive Delhi
On arrival met at the airport and transfer to the Hotel.
02: Delhi - Haridwar
Morning Transfer to the station time to catch train for Hardwar.
On arrival met at the station and transfer to the hotel. The
city is full of temples & ashrams and has the Yoga Institute
situated here. Evening free to explore the hardwar.
03: Haridwar - Joshimath
Morning after breakfast, drive to reach Joshimath (1874 mt
/ 253Km) which is the winter abode of Lord Badrinath. Lunch
enroute. Evening arrive at Joshimath and check into the hotel
04: Joshimath - GovindGhat - Ghangaria Trek
After breakfast, drive to reach Govindghat (1828 mt / 22Km).
Start trekking to reach Ghangaria(3049 mt / 14 km Trek) with
packed lunch. Ghangaria is also known as GOVIND DHAM, It is
the base camp for visiting Hemkund Sahib and Valley of Flowers
05: Ghangaria - Hemkund - Ghangaria
Early in the morning start trekking (7 Km) to reach "HEMKUND
SAHIB". One of the most revered of all Sikh Shrines,
The Hemkund Sahib, the Worlds Highest Gurudwara, is situated
at an altitude of 4,329 mts. In the afternoon trek down to
reach Ghangariya for overnight stay. Evening is free for rest
06: Ghangaria - Valley of Flower - Ghangaria
Trek to the Valley of Flowers. The whole valley is dotted
with varieties of exotic flowers and other flora. Return to
Ghangria for overnight stay.
07: Ghangaia - GovindGhat - Rudraprayag
14 Km return trek to Govindghat and then drive to Rudraprayag
via Joshimath and Karnaprayag. On arrival, check into hotel.
At the confluence of Mandikini and Alaknanda river, Rudraprayag
is a Hindu Pilgrimage centre.
08: Rudraprayag - Rishikesh - Delhi
Morning breakfast and drive to hardwar. On arrival transfer
to the station time to catch train for Delhi.Arrive Delhi
on arrival met at the station and transfer to the hotel.
09: Delhi Departure
Morning Sightseeing tour of Delhi. In the evening transfer
to the airport time to catch flight for onward destination.