The trek in the Valley of Flowers is much of a Himalayan experience. With the Pushpawati River gushing through with the mountains flanked on either side, it is a picturesque adventure.
The journey from Haridwar to Auli or Joshimath is quite the spectacle as the trail is surrounded by snow-clad mountain peaks and snow fed rivers flowing through.
-Stopovers at Joshimath or Auli will give a close-range view of the massive Himalayas. The tranquil atmosphere depicts a laidback setting.
The stretch from Govindghat to Ghangharia is merely 10kms long. Hence the trek is not very tiresome. Along the way you come across picturesque landscapes, cascading waterfalls and much more.
From Ghangharia, the Valley of Flowers is a 2-2.5-hours trek away. The Alpine meadows feature blooming flowers such as orchids, poppies, marigold, daisies etc.
Undertake the famous Sikh pilgrimage to Hemkund Sahib Gurdwara which is part of the scenic Valley of Flowers tour.
Experience the ultimate in scenic splendour on the Valley of Flowers tour like the vast expanses of mountains, cascading waterfalls, gushing rivers and what more.
A superb view of the blooming alpine meadows meandering amidst the Himalayas/ Fun-filled treks for trekking enthusiasts/ Close range views of the spectacular Himalayan mountains/ Escape to the remoteness of Chamoli away from the hustle and bustle of urban life/A pilgrimage to the Hemkund Sahib/ Waft amidst mist and colourful flora/ Relish nature at its best
Why Is This Perfect for You
Valley of Flowers is one in the bucket list of every trekkers and best done with a group of adventure centric friends travelling together
When to Go
With amazing flora in full-bloom, August and September is the best time to visit here. But the Valley is open to touristsí and visitors from July itself and that is when one can catch a glimpse of the glaciers.
5 nights stay (2 nights at Auli and 3 nights at Ghagharia) with all meals