Nestled in the majestic Garhwal Himalayas, Valley of Flowers (also called ‘Foolon Ki Ghati’) is one of the exceptional destinations in Uttarakhand that are open to trek during the monsoon season i.e from June to September. According to the epic Ramayana, it is believed that Hanuman brought Sanjivani to the ailing Laxman from the Valley of Flowers during the Ram-Ravan war. Blessed with spellbinding views of monsoon clouds kissing the mountain tops, lush green landscape and home to diverse range of fauna, trek to Valley of Flowers combined with the sacred Hemkund Sahib will take you on an epic journey through the most enchanting zones of the mighty Garhwal Himalayas. Located in Chamoli district (near Badrinath), Valley of Flowers trek came on to every trekker's radar all over the world when it was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 2002. If you are passionate about trekking in the Himalayas and want to witness the magical beauty of flora & fauna, sign up for it now!
Day 1 : Rishikesh to Joshimath Drive (260 kms)
Day 2 : Joshimath to Pulna Drive (25 kms) | Ghangaria Trek (9 kms)
Day 3 : Ghangaria to Valley of Flowers Trek and back (8 kms)
Day 4 : Ghangaria to Hemkund Sahib Trek and back (12 kms)
Day 5 : Ghangaria to Pulna (9 kms) | Drive Joshimath (25 kms)
Day 6 : Joshimath to Rishikesh Drive (260 kms)
Things to Pack
Waterproof and good quality rucksack (40-60 liters) and a day backpack, no trolley bags
Above-the-ankle waterproof trekking shoes
Comfortable clothing: down jacket, trekking jacket, trek/cargo pants, cotton long/short sleeves t-shirts and four pair of socks
Raincoats or ponchos and plastic cover (for wet clothes, smartphone, wallet, cash, etc)
Sunblock lotions, lip balm, coconut oil and other personal care items & toiletries
Warm woolen sweaters, caps and gloves (depending upon the season)
Water bottle (avoid single-use plastic)
Quick snacks for journey like dry fruits, chocolates
Personal medicines (or prescribed if any)
Phone, camera and photography equipments
ATMs and adequate amount of cash for shopping, cafe visits
Items like torch, power banks, sunglasses
Personal identity document like Aadhaar, driving licence, passport.
Route changes, postponement, delay, or finishing the trek a day earlier: Under some extraordinary circumstance, your trek may end a day earlier or start a day later. This may become necessary due to inclement weather, heavy rainfall conditions, political restrictions, or any other cause. In the event of a change, postponement or delay, participants have no right to refund of the trek (in whole or in part) or other compensation for any injury, loss or damage. Trek fee is not charged broken down in terms of days but is a composite fee for the whole trek.
In such a case, we will look for the best possible alternatives, as feasible. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of safety, comfort and general wellbeing as per the call taken by locals, the driver and your trek leader.