Valley of Flowers Trek

Host : Go4Explore

₹9999 for 5 Days 4 Nights

Description

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.

Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Delhi to Pipalkoti

    Assemble at the pickup point in Delhi - Akshardham Metro Station/Majnu ka Tila.

    Start an overnight journey to Pipalkoti and socialize with your co-travellers.

  • Day 2

    Pipalkoti Arrival | Acclimatization & Day At Leisure

    Enroute Pipalkoti, we will take a pit stop near Srinagar-Garhwal to grab a satisfying breakfast.

    The interesting fact about the drive from Delhi to Pipalkoti is that you will cross all the 4 confluences out of 5, also known as Panch Prayag. The confluence takes place at the different locations; the first one is at Devprayag followed by Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag and Nandaprayag.

    After arriving in Pipalkoti, check in to the hotel, freshen-up and have some leisure.

    Visit the Alaknanda river-side at the evening time.

    Warm bonfire along with evening snacks and light music.

    Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay.

  • Day 3

    Drive from Pipalkoti to Pulna via Govindghat and trek to Ghangaria village (9 km trek)

    Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, checkout from the hotel and drive to Pulna via Govindghat.

    From Pulna, we will begin our trek to Ghangaria village. The distance of the trek from Pulna to Ghangaria village is about 9 km and the trek might take around 5-6 hours depending on the capability of travelers. The gradient of the trek is easy, and a few stretches are sleepy too. 

    The trek begins parallel to the river. The trek has many things to offer you such as scenic views, beautiful valleys, majestic mountains, and waterfalls. 

    After reaching Ghangaria village (9875 ft.), rest and admire the beauty of the local village surrounded by the green mountains. Check-in to our guesthouse/camps and freshen up. 

    Have dinner and an overnight stay in our guesthouse/camps.

  • Day 4

    Trek to Valley of flowers from Ghangaria village and descend back to Ghangaria (8 km)

    Wake up early in the morning and have a mouth-watering breakfast with an amazing view. 

    Today you will witness the Valley Of Flowers. The gradient of the trek is moderate. You will cover the distance of 4-5 km from Ghangaria village to Valley of flowers and it will take around 2-3 hours to complete the trek. 

    The trail is full of greenery and covered by dense bushes. Sooner, you will get to see the flowers on the way. You will reach the Valley of flowers after crossing a bridge over the Bhyundar river. Throughout the trek, the view is magical.

    After reaching the main valley, you will get the time to explore and capture the landscapes and an alluring valley of flowers. Have your lunch there. 

    By late afternoon, start descending back to the Ghangaria village with the same route. You will reach back to your guest house/camps by late evening and have some leisure. 

    Take dinner and an overnight stay in our guesthouse/camps.

  • Day 5

    Trek from Ghangaria village to Govindghat.

    Wake up early and post breakfast checkout from our rooms in Ghangaria. It's a downhill trek, and the gradient of the trek is easy. Downhill trek takes around 3-4 hours to reach Govindghat. 

    After reaching Govindghat, drive back to Pipalkoti.

    Take a pit stop at Joshimath and visit Kalp Vriksh Temple and Nar Singh Temple (If time permits).

    Check-in to our hotel and have some leisure. 

    Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay.

  • Day 6

    Drive from Pipalkoti to Delhi via Rishikesh.

    Today is the last day of your trip. Wake up to the relaxed morning and post breakfast checkout from the hotel and drive back to Delhi. 

    Take a pit stop and visit Dhari Devi Temple in Srinagar Garhwal.

    Take a halt at Rishikesh and explore the Lakshman Jhula, Ganga Ghat and Rishikesh Market.

    Reach Delhi by next morning with a lot of unforgettable memories.


Inclusions

  • Transportation from Delhi to Delhi: Tempo Traveler/Cab.
  • 4 Nights Accommodation on a sharing basis - Hotel (Pipalkoti), Guesthouse/Camps (Ghangaria).
  • Experienced and cool trip leader/trek guide.
  • 10 Meals: 4 Dinner, 4 Breakfast, 2 Lunch
  • Driver allowances, toll taxes, parking, state taxes.

Exclusions

  • Any extra meals apart from the ones mentioned under inclusions.
  • Travel Insurance, items of personal use like porterage, tips, laundry etc.
  • Any entry fees, extra expenses for optional activities or tickets, unless quoted in Inclusions.
  • Any other costing involved due to circumstances like natural calamity, weather conditions, riots, roadblocks, landslides or any other forced circumstances which are out of our control.
  • GST (5%) is applicable extra.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the above inclusions.

Departures



16th July to 22nd July 2021

30th July to 5th August 2021

13th August to 19th August 2021

20th August to 26th August 2021

Things to Pack

Waterproof and good quality backpack or rucksack, no trolley bags

Comfortable clothing

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

Personal medicines

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

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