Valley of Flowers is such a name in the Uttarakhand valley of Himalayas that blooms and blossoms every time, round the season. Stumbling across the never-ending fairyland is such a heady feeling for nature lovers and trekkers admiring colorful environs that trekking in the Valley of Flowers becomes the next best experience of rejuvenation and energizing moments. Known for the endemic alpine flowers and outstanding natural beauty, the area is home to rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, brown bear, and blue sheep. And interestingly, the Valley of the flower is also being recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site.

 

Rare, but the most glorified truth is that no other valley in the Himalayas can match the beauty of this valley. The flowers are everywhere in a myriad of colors: purple, yellow, and white. They envelop the valley floor like a carpet so much that there are times when you can't see the valley at all. At an altitude of 3300 meters to 3650 meters, the monsoon season can act as the best flourishing moment for you to enjoy trekking amidst the blossoming buds and titillating flowers all around the valleys.

Altitude: 15200 Ft. 
Trek Length: 42 Km. 
Duration: 6 Days 
Difficulty Level: Moderate 
Base Camp: Joshimath
Best Season: June To September 
Pick & Drop: Rishikesh To Rishikesh 
 

06 Days
Rishikesh to Rishikesh
From
INR 10,500 Per person + 5% GST

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Tour Itinerary 

01Day: Rishikesh to Joshimath (253 Kilometers, 8 Hours Drive)
The group will assemble at the pick-up point by 8 AM.
The trek leader will be introduced here followed by a group introduction and tour briefing.
Later on, we'll head towards Joshimath.
Midway, we'll cross Devprayag, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Chamoli, and Panch Prayag.
We'll be reaching Joshimath by the evening.
Post-check-in, dinner will be served followed by an overnight stay in Joshimath.
The pickup point is Rishikesh ISBT (tentative).

02 Day: Joshimath to Pulna Drive (22 Kilometers) | Ghangaria Trek (09 Kilometers)
Post breakfast, we'll head out for Pulna village.
Upon reaching our destination, we'll start trekking towards the first checkpoint, Ghangaria Village.
We'll reach Ghangaria Village by the afternoon.
Lunch will be served after checking into our accommodation.
Dinner will be served in the evening followed by an overnight stay in Ghangaria Village.

03 Day: Ghangaria to Valley of Flowers Trek and back (10 Kilometers)
After an early breakfast, we'll head out for a Forest Check Post.
Midway, we'll have a packed lunch during one of the break sessions.
On reaching Forest Check Post, we'll move towards Valley of Flowers, which is the main attraction of the whole trek.
After a while, we'll trek down from Valley of Flowers to Ghangaria village.
Dinner will be served in the evening followed by an overnight stay in Ghangaria Village.

04 Day : Ghangaria to Hemkund Sahib Trek and back (14 Kilometers)
Breakfast will be served in the morning.
After which, we'll head out for a trek to Hemkund Sahib(World's Highest Gurudwara).
Midway, we'll be having a packed lunch during one of the breaks.
We'll reach our destination by the afternoon and will stay for a while before trekking back to Ghangaria Village.
Dinner will be served in the evening followed by an overnight stay in Ghangaria Village.

05 Day: Ghangaria to Pulna (09 Kilometers) | Drive Joshimath (22 Kilometers)
After an early breakfast, we'll head towards Pulna village.
Upon reaching Pulna, change for Joshimath, which will be our next destination.
Upon reaching our destination in the evening, dinner will be served followed by an overnight stay in Joshimath.

06 Day: Joshimath to Rishikesh (253 Kilometers, 08 Hours Drive)
Post breakfast, we'll head out for Rishikesh.
We'll reach Rishikesh by the evening.
The group disassembles here.
The Valley of Flowers Trek ends here.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

 

  • Transportation during the journey from the pickup on day 01 to drop on day 06 is covered.

  • Accommodations on sharing basis as per itinerary (Triple /Quad Occupancy).

  • Meal Plan: AP (Breakfast+ Lunch + Dinner, starting from Day 01 Dinner till Day 06 Morning Tea Only.)

  • Trip Lead will be present at all times during the tour.

  • Local Transportation Joshimath to Pulna and Return

  • Local Guide will be present at all times during the tour.

  • All kinds of Permits

  • First Aid Kits

  • Oxygen Cylinders

  • Infrared Thermometer

  • Oximeter

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

 

  • Any expenses of personal nature.

  • Meals during transit.

  • Hot water Rs. 100 per bucket in Ghangaria.

  • Insurance of any kind.

  • Any fees and permits (for non-Indians).

  • Unscheduled delay due to a landslide.

  • Cost Escalation due to “Force Majeure and Evacuation charges”.

  • Anything not mentioned explicitly in the above program.

Cancellation Policy

 

The Trans Himalayan reserves the right to cancel trips. The Trans Himalayan is not responsible for additional expenses incurred by preparing for the trip (for example non-refundable advance purchase air tickets, clothing, equipment, visa fees, medical expenses, etc.).

  • If you cancel or leave a multi-day trip for any reason:

  • More than 60 days prior to the trip start date, we will grant you a full refund less a INR 2500 per person administrative fee.

  • Between 59 and 30 days prior to the trip start date, we will retain 25 percent of the trip cost

  • Between 29 and 15 days prior to the trip start date, we will retain 75 percent of the trip cost.

  • Less than 15 days prior to the trip start date, or once the trip has begun, there will be no refund.

  • Day Hike Cancellation Policy: 50% refund with 48 hours notice; no refund within 48 hours

Things To Pack

  • Thermals (Upper & Lower)

  • Down Jacket /Main Jacket

  • Clothes

  • Socks

  • Undergarments

  • Gloves

  • Slippers

  • Running Shoes/ Outdoor Shoes

  • Hats/Caps

  • Daypack

  • Medicines (Diamox – to reduce chances of AMS)

  • First Aid Kit

  • Documents – ID (Driver’s License, AADHAR Card, Voter ID :: Passport and Visa copy for Foreign Nationals)

  • Sun Glasses

  • Torch

  • Water Bottle

  • Power bank

  • Mobile Charger / Travel Charger

  • Raincoat

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Toiletries

  • Cold Cream

  • Lip Guard

  • Sunscreen Lotion

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