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!

Short Itinerary

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)


Day 1

Rishikesh Arrival & Drive To Joshimath (6150 ft) | 260 km

  • Assemble at the boarding point in Rishikesh - ISBT bus stand and drive to Joshimath. Joshimath serves as the beginning point and the base camp for the Valley of Flowers trek.
  • Enroute we will witness 4 holy sangams of Ganga river namely Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnprayag and Nandprayag.
  • After arriving in Joshimath, check in to our homestay/guesthouse, freshen-up and have some leisure.
  • Feel free to take a stroll around this gorgeous Himalayan town and pack for your next day's trek.
  • Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in Joshimath.

Day 2

Joshimath To Pulna Drive (25 km) | Trek To Ghangaria (9 km)

  • Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, we will drive from Joshimath to Pulna Village via Govindghat.
  • From Pulna we will start our trek towards Ghangaria - the base for Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib, along the pristine Pushpavati river.
  • After arriving in Ghangaria, check in to our homestay/guesthouse/camps ,have some leisure and regroup for a hearty lunch.
  • In the evening, savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in Ghangaria.

Day 3

Ghangaria To Valley Of Flowers Trek & Back | 8 km

  • Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, we will start our trek from Ghangaria to the Valley of Flowers.
  • Valley of Flowers is a World Heritage Site for its wild untamed blooms surrounded by white peaks.
  • Enroute witness the beautiful Laxman Waterfall and lush green surroundings.
  • Experience the refreshing landscape decorated with various vibrant flowers like Blue Poppy, Himalayan Rose and widely popular Brahmakamal to name a few.
  • If the weather is clear one can see the mighty Himalayan peaks such as Nilgiri Parvat, Rattaban, Gauri Parvat etc. in the backdrop. 
  • Post lunch, trek down from Valley of Flowers to Ghangaria and have some leisure in our homestay/guesthouse/camps.
  • In the evening, savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in Ghangaria.

Day 4

Ghangaria To Hemkund Sahib Trek & Back | 12 km

  • Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, we will start our trek from Ghangaria to the holy Hemkund Sahib.
  • It is one of the most revered pilgrim site and World’s highest Gurdwara nestled at an altitude of 14,100 ft.
  • After arriving at Hemkund Sahib, pay homage at the Gurdwara and witness the sacred glacial lake called Hemkund.
  • During clear skies, one can witness the flawless reflections of the adjoining Saptrishi peaks in this sacred lake.
  • Post lunch, trek down from Hemkund Sahib to Ghangaria and have some leisure in our homestay/guesthouse/camps.
  • In the evening, savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in Ghangaria.

Day 5

Ghangaria To Pulna (9 km) | Drive To Joshimath (25 km)

  • Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, we will trek down from Ghangaria to Pulna Village and further drive from Pulna to Joshimath via Govindghat.
  • After arriving back in Joshimath, check in to our homestay/guesthouse, have some leisure and regroup for a hearty lunch.
  • In the evening, savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in Ghangaria.

Day 6

Drive From Joshimath To Rishikesh | 260 km

  • Wake up early in the morning, post morning tea check-out from our guesthouse/homestay and drive from Joshimath to Rishikesh.
  • By evening, you will be dropped at Rishikesh - ISBT bus stand.
  • Trek ends with lots of amazing memories and unforgettable experiences.


  • Transportation: Tempo Traveler/cabs (from Rishikesh to Rishikesh).
  • Accommodation on sharing basis: Homestay/Guesthouse/Camps.
  • Mountaineering qualified and experienced trek leader and support staff.
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner (starting from Day 01 Dinner till Day 06 Breakfast) and complimentary evening tea & snacks.
  • First-Aid medical kits for emergencies.
  • Trekking equipment: sleeping bag, mattress, tent, kitchen & dining tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required).
  • All necessary entry fees and permits.
  • Driver allowances, toll taxes, parking, state taxes.


  • Any extra meals apart from the ones mentioned under inclusions.
  • Travel Insurance, items of a personal nature like porterage, tips, laundry etc.
  • 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.


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.

    Important Note

    • 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.

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