VALLEY OF FLOWERS TREK

Uttarakhand Himalaya

12000/- /Person

Region
Garhwal (Uttarakhand)
Altitude
3858 mts. / 12654ft.
Duration
6 Days
Season
June - Mid September
Grade
Moderate +
When to book
• Payment to be made by Bank Transfer/ Cheque /DD in favor of
RAVERS EXPEDITIONS. Online through our payment gateway.
• Payment for this trip will not be adjusted against any future trips.
Cancellation Policy
• 45 Days: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.).
• 30-45 Days: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.).
• 15-30 Days: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.).
• 15 Days: No refund.

ABOUT VALLEY OF FLOWERS TREK

The snow on the Himalayas adds majesty to the mountains and the innumerable flower patches of vivid colors add to its beauty. When the sun shines hot on this field, thousands of flowers bloom here.
The beautiful valley situated at an altitude of 3300 mts. to 3650 mts. is theparadise of nature lovers. Starting from about 6 kms. from Bhuindhar village it covers an area of about 87 square kms. The valley is exceptionally rich of the flowers wealth and has the largest collection of wild flowers species. The river Pushpawati flows through the Verdant Valley.

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Day Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Rishikesh - Joshimath (245kms/8-9 hrs)
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    In the morning meet our driver& drive to Joshimath via Devprayag. On the way visit Dev prayag whereBhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers meet. From here the holy river Ganges started.Arrival at Joshimath by evening, check into the hotel. Dinner & overnightstay.
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    Joshimath: The religiouscentre, established by Adi Shankaracharya, which he called Jyotirmath, latercame to be known as Joshimath. Among the sites of interest are the temples ofNav Durga and Narsingh. Apart from its obvious religious importance, Joshimathis known for its scenic beauty.
  • Day 2
    Joshimath –Govindghat (22 kms/1 hrs) – Ghangaria (14 kms/3-4 hrs)
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    After an early breakfast drive to Govindghat. Which is the starting point of the trek? From Govindghat there is agradual ascent along a well maintained pilgrim trail to Ghangaria. Upon arrivalat Ghangria check into Camp. Explore the surroundings in the evening. Dinnerand overnight stay at camp.
  • Day 3
    Ghangaria - Valley Of Flowers – Ghangria (5 kms oneside/4-5 hrs)
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    After breakfast trek to Valley OfFlowers (3858 m) from Ghangaria. The valley is an enchanting sight with animpressive array of rare wildflowers like Geranium, Marsh marigold, Prinula,Potentilla, Geum, Asters, Lilium, Ranunculus, Corydalis, Inula, Braham kamal,Campanula, Pedicularis, Arisaema, Morina, Impatiens, Bistorta, Ligularia,Anaphalis, Saxifrages, Sibbaldia, Thermo- psis, Trollius, Codonopsis,Dactylorhiza, Cypripedium, Strawberry, Epilobium, Rhododendrons and numerousothers. Most of the flowers have medicinal values too.
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    The valley is 10 kmslong, 2 kms wide, and is divided by the Pushpawati stream, into which severaltiny streams and waterfalls merge. After enjoying the beauty of valley trekback to Ghangaria. Dinner & overnight stay at the camp.
  • Day 4
    Ghangaria –Hemkund Sahib - Ghangaria (6 kms one side/ 3-4 hrs)
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    After breakfast trek to HemkundSahib (4329 m) from Ghangaria. This is quite a steep climb. In the Sikh holybook, The Granth Sahib, the Sikh Guru Gobind Singh recounts that in a previouslife, he meditated on the shores of a lake surrounded by seven snowcappedmountains now recognized by Hemkund.
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    Late afternoon trek back to Ghangaria.Dinner & overnight stay at camp.
  • Day 5
    Ghangaria – Govind Ghat - Joshimath – Srinagar (160kms/5-6 hrs)
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    After an early breakfast trekdown to Govind Ghat and from here drive to Srinagar via Joshimath, Chamoli& Rudraprayag. On arrival check into the hotel. Dinner and overnight stayin the hotel.
  • Day 6
    Srinagar - Rishikesh
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    In the morning drive to Rishikesh via Devprayag,
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    Trip & Services Ends Here

Cost Include


• 2 guides for the group of maximum 14 trekkers so 1 guide for 7 group members. This will ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek. All our guides are professionally trained and have many years of relevant experience in guiding treks.
• Accommodation (hotel or Guest house or home stay or camping).
• Good quality camping arrangements.
we believe that roughing it out necessarily doesn’t mean sleeping in smelly sleeping bags, compromising on safety by using low quality equipment and having unappetizing meals. We focus on your safety, basic comforts and the environment while camping. Keeping this is mind, the following equipment is provided on the trek.
• 3/4 season imported alpine tents ,sleeping bag , mattresses , Hot water bottles in the night (during the trek), Camping stools, Mess Tent, Toilet tents.
• All meals starting from dinner on Day 1 till breakfast on last day. A lot of emphasis is given to nutritional needs and a menu of vegetarian dishes is prepared accordingly. Tea/coffee will be served throughout.
• Porter/mule charges for carrying camping equipment & rations.
• Forest entry charges, permits & camping fee (if any).
• First aid kit (our guides are certified in handling first aid situations).
• Service Tax
• Transport



Cost Exclude


• Porter/mule charges to carry your personal bag.
• Any meals/services not mentioned above.
• Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
• Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
• Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
• Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
• Insurance.
• OTHER OPTIONAL CHARGES.
• Charges for a porter/mule to carry personal bag throughout the trek (not more than 10 kgs.).