Valley Of Flowers
Valley of flowers is a lush valley in the hills of Garhwal in Himalayas with the greatest concentration of exotic wild flowers species and considered
Valley of flowers is a lush valley in the hills of Garhwal in Himalayas with the greatest concentration of exotic wild flowers species and considered by many as one of the most beautiful places in India. It is spread over an area of about 87.5sq.km. The Valley was discovered accidently by an English mountaineer Frank Smyth, while on an expedition to MT. Kamet in 1931. The Pushpawati river flows by the valley while the awesome Rataban peak forms a spectacular background being rare and elusive. During the months of July and August innumerable flowers of various shapes, sizes and hues adorn the valley creating a veritable multicoloured carpet. The valley of flowers national park boasts more than 300 species of wild flowers like the Himalayan blue poppy, snake city, white and yellow anemones, daisy, calendula and dianthus.Hemkund is an important pilgrim center for Sikhs situated amidst breathtaking surroundings located in the Himalayas. It has its share of birds and mammals life though it is at a height around 4200metres. The beautiful lake near the Gurudwara is also a major attraction.Do not miss to enjoy the wildest time of your life!
Reporting at New Delhi Station at 22.30 Hrs. and depart for Haridwar by 12205 NDLS DDN AC Express at 23.55 hrs.
Reach Haridwar at 04.00 hrs and sightseeing at Rishikesh and Haridwar. Stay at Rishikesh (372m)
Depart for Govindghat in the morning (11 hour drive). Reach Govindghat and Stay (1800m).
Start trekking to Ghangariya in the morning (14km trek | 5 hours) Stay at Ghangariya campsite.
Visit valley of flowers (5km one way). Stay at Ghangariya.
Visit to Hemkund (5km one way). Stay at Ghangariya
Rest day at Ghangariya.
Trek back to Govindghat. Drive to Badrinath. Visit to Mana village, Bhim Pul, Vyas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa and Badrinath. Stay at Badrinath (5753m).
Depart for Joshimath (3 hour drive). Transfer to Auli by ropeway and stay at Auli.
Depart for Dehradun (10 hour drive). Stay at Dehradun.
Sightseeing at Dehradun and departure for Delhi by 12206 NDLS DDN AC Express at 23.45 hrs
Arrive in Delhi at 05.05 hrs.
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