Valley of flowers is an exquisite valley, situated inside the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. The valley is famous for its rich biodiversity. Valley of flowers is situated at an elevation of 14,440 feet. Valley of flowers is a legit 4 nights and 5 days trek for any adventure seeker, which only opens for them from July to mid-September. We suggest visiting the valley of flowers during the monsoon season. You will witness over 500 species of flowers in an area of less than 2,500 hectares, which is an absolute delight.
Valley of flowers is enriched with blooming flowers. You will find various endemic varieties of alpine flowers and plants. This valley is a heavenly destination for nature lovers. It contains flora and fauna such as: Blue Poppy, Cobra Lily, Brahmakamal, Marsh Marigold, Primula & Red Foxes, Snow Leopard, Asiatic black/brown bear, Blue Sheep. Not only flowers, this valley has much more to offer you with its natural beauty like waterfalls, glaciers, majestic mountains, etc. UNESCO also listed the name of the “Valley of Flowers Trek’’ in the World Heritage Site.
Things to Pack
Waterproof and good quality backpack or rucksack, no trolley bags
Raincoat and umbrella (must)
Warm woolen jackets/sweaters
Comfortable trekking/sports shoes
Water bottles (avoid single-use plastic)
Quick snacks for journey like dry fruits, chocolates
Personal care items and toiletries
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