Valley of Flowers is situated at an altitude
of 3660M. This valley is 10 km long and 2 km wide. Trek to Valley of
Flowers starts from Govindghat or Govind Dham, which is 25 kms from
Joshimath. Valley of flowers is 17 Kms from Govindghat. For overnight
stay one can find basic hotels in Ghangaria (which is 14 kms from
Govindghat) as overnight camping in not allowed in valley. This
complete route is a well-laid cobbled path.
Please note : the best time to visit valley of flowers mid June to mid
Sep. Keep in mind this is worst time for visit Garhwal Himalay.... some
time the road bocks etc. During the Moonson the valley of full of
Fix Departure Dates :
June – 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
July : 6, 13, 20, 27
Aug : 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Sep. : 7, 14, 21.
||: Nights (Choice of Clients)
||: Mid June-Mid Sep (Monsoon)
DAY 1: ARRIVAL DELHI – DRIVE TO RISHIKESH (235 Km/ 7-8 hrs drive)
Upon arrival at New Delhi Airport or Railways station meet to our representative, and drive to Rishikesh en route visit Haridwar, as Har ki Pori and Ghats, witness the Ganga Aarti. Continue drive 24 km further to Rishikesh. On arrival check in hotel.
DAY 2: RISHIKESH- JOSHIMAHT (255 Km/ 9-10 hrs drive) :
Breakfast at hotel later proceed to Joshimath en route visit Deopriyag, Rudrapriyag. Karnpriyag and Nandpriyag. On arrival at Joshimath check in hotel. Rest of the time free for individual activities. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: JOSHIMATH–GOVINDGHAT–GHANGRIA (01 hrs drive + 14 Km trek)
Early morning drive for about 1 hrs drive to Govindghat, we start the trek by crossing the river Alaknanda over a bridge at Govindghat and from there walking towards the Bhyundar valley through forest area and a few villages. There are numerous waterfalls and absolutely lush green landscape all around. The gradient of the trail is moderate. The 14 kms trek to reach Ghangria takes about 4-5 hrs, one can also hire a mule or use the helicopter service to reach Ghangria. Overnight in Camp or Guest house at Ghangharia.
Day 4: GHANGRIA – VALLEY OF FLOWERS – GHANGRIA (08 Km Trek)
It's a delightful and short ascent to the valley. Gradient is moderate and the landscape extremely soothing to the eye. It will take about a couple of hours to reach the valley. The beauty of this world renowned valley totally lives up to its reputation. There are unending meadows laden with varieties of alpine flowers, network of streams and big mountains all around. At the entrance of the Valley stands the snow-clad peak of Ratban Parvat, towards the left is Nar Parvat, which separates the Badrinath valley from this valley, and to the right is dense Birch forest on the hillsides. The prominent species are Braham Kamal, Anemone, Geranium, Marsh Marigold, Prinula, Lilium, Potentilla, Ranunculus, Inula,
Corydalis, Pedicularis, Arisaema, Ligularia, Morina, Impatiens, Saxifrages Bistorta, Anaphalis, Sibbaldia. We will spend 3-4 hrs exploring different corners & vantage points of the valley and towards late afternoon retrace our steps to Ghangria. Total trekking time would be about 04 hrs. Overnight in the Camp/ guest house at Ghangharia.
Day 5: GHANGRIA – HEMKUND SAHIB – GHANGRIA (08 Km Trek one side)
Today's climb to Hemkund Sahib is steep at places and will take about 3 - 4 hrs. Hemkund Sahib is a popular Sikh Shrine built next to the beautiful lake. The lake is surrounded by wild flowers with Bhramkamal being the most popular. Pilgrims take a dip in the freezing cold waters of the lake, not an easy task. We will serve hot tea in the Gurudwara (Shrine) and retrace our steps to Ghangria. Overnight in camp/ guest house at Ghangharia.
(**Visitors not wanting to visit Hemkund Sahib can relish Valley of Flowers again**)
Day 6: GHANGRIA – GOVINDGHAT – BADRINATH (14 Km Trekl + 25 Km) :
Today we trek back to Govindghat and from there drive to Badrinath, on arrival check in hotel rest of the time visit Mana Village (Last village between India & China Boarder) and evening visit Badrinath Dham. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: BADRINATH- JOSHIMATH – RISHIKESH (2955 Km)
Early morning after breakfast, drive to Rishikesh, on arrival check in hotel rest of the time visit Parmarth Niketan witness the Ganga Aarti.
Day 8 : RISHIKESH-DELHI (250 Km):
Early in the morning drive to Delhi, drop at your destination, at airport or Railway Station.
Price Sheet in INR :-
|Minimum Paying Pax
||Price Per Person On Twin Sharing Basis
||Rs. 20,550/- Nett (Indgor or Dzirer)
||Rs. 16,425/- (Innova Car)
||Rs. 14,622/- (Tempo Travller)
||Rs. 13,750/- (12 Seater Tempo Travller)
||6-11 Yrs Old Kid Payable of 35% of the Package
||Above 12 Yrs Kid treat as a Adult
This is the Nett Price (No chance of Bargaining)
Price Includes :
Hotel Mentioned Below or SIMILAR on Bed & Breakfast Basis
||No of Nts
One Non ac Vehile Ex Delhi (Delhi-Rishikesh-Delhi Ac Car)
All toll tax parking fuel and driver’s allowance
Hill Permit and all charges concerning transportation.
Accommodation of Bed & Breakfast Basis
Price Excludes :
* Taxes (@3.09%)
* Porter charges (for personal luggage) – With prior notice, mules can be arranged at Rs.1700-2200 per mule per day
* Any meals/services not mentioned above
* Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
* Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
* Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
* Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
* Any trekking guide (More than 10 Pax we provide the Guide Charge will be extra Rs. 1500/- Per day + Lodging)
We are not responsible any natural calamities. (By the way if any road block or strike the vehicle & hotel charge will be extra)
Price Valid June – Sep 2013 Only.