The Valley Of Flower Trek

Alpinestar Holidays
  • 10 days
    (Duration)
  • Very Easy
    (Difficulty)
  • 4.9
    (Rating)
  • Hilly
    (Terrain)

The Valley Of Flower Trek in Garhwal Himalayas is a tour with 8 to 10 days time. The famous "Valley of Flowers" is situated in the upper expansions of Bhyundar Ganga in the far interior of Garhwal Himalayas. Covering an area of 87.5 Sq. Km.



Description

The Valley of Flowers National Park starts from Ghangharia but the main valley starts after crossing the gorge and the stream starting from Nar Parvat, The valley is at an altitude of is 3,250 M to 6,750 MTRS. A.B.S.L.. Many a legend are associated with this HIMALAYAN WONDERLAND, valley finds place in the epics of the Ramayana and Mahabharat.. At the entrance of the Valley one is greeted by the snow-clad peak of Raktban Parvat, to the left is Nar Parvat, which acts as dividing line between this valley and the Badrinath valley, and to the right is a very dense Birch forest towards the hillsides.One can also do a days hike to famous high altitude lake "Hemkund"also known as "Lokpal", At the lake is situated the Holy Sikh Gurudwara and a temple dedicated to "LAXMAN".

Below the forest are meadows and the River Pushpavati flows through the valley and there are many waterfalls enhancing the beauty of the valley. The flowers start blooming immediately after the melting of snow but the peak blooming period is from mid July to mid August. More than 300 species of wild flowers bloom here. The most common ones are Braham kamal, Anemone, Geranium, Marsh marigold, Prinula, Lilium, Potentilla, Ranunculus, Inula, Corydalis, Pedicularis, Arisaema, Ligularia, Morina, Impatiens, Saxifrages Bistorta, Anaphalis, Sibbaldia.

The Valley due to its vibrant natural abundance has attracted many a traveller from all around the globe.


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