Valley of Flowers

Overview

Region :- Uttarakhand
Duration :- 6 Days
Grade :- Easy
Max Altitude :- 15,190 Ft.
Approx Trekking Km :- 47 Kms.

The most beautiful of all Himalayan flowers, the blue Primula can be seen blooming in thousands in the valley. The best time to see the valley in full bloom is from mid July to mid August.To reach the valley one has to trek from Govind Ghat, on the route to Hemkund Sahib, upto Ghangaria, 12 kms ahead.Few furlongs ahead of Ghangaria the trek route to the valley takes a detour towards left. The valley is about 5 kms from Ghangaria. The high altitude serine lake, known as Hemkund ( 4329 mts.) lies in heavenly environs. A steep trek from Ghangharia leads one to this spot in about four to six hours. It is an important pilgrimage for both Hindus and Sikhs, as well as for people from other faiths.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1 :- Haridwar – Joshimath

Day 2 :- Joshimath – GovindGhat – Ghangaria Trek

Day 3 :- Ghangaria – Hemkund – Ghangaria 7km

Day 4 :- Ghangaria – Valley of Flower – Ghangaria

Day 5 :- Ghangaria – GovindGhat – Badrinath- Joshimath

Day 6 :- Joshimath- Haridwar.

By Train :- 
An excellent rail network connects Haridwar to other important cities like Delhi, Mussoorie, Mumbai, Varanasi, Lucknow, and Kolkata.
From Delhi -DDN NZM AC EXPRESS (2205)
From Kolkata- Doon Express (13009)
From Mumbai- Dehradun Express (19019)
From Chennai- Dehardun express (12687)

By Road :- 
By road, Haridwar is well connected with major destinations of the country. NH72 connects Haridwar to Nahan (125 km) to the north-west, and thereon to Panchkula, Chandi¬garh and Shimla. NH 72 terminates at Dehardun, which is at 54km from Haridwar. Haridwar is located at a distance of 235 km from Delhi. NH72A links Haridwar to NH58 at Roorkee (35 km) and thereon south to Meerut (170 km) and Delhi (235 km). There is regular bus service from Delhi for Haridwar from Delhi’s ISBT Kashmere Gate.

Cost Terms

Inclusions :-
1. Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
2. Meals while on trek (Veg.) (Egg)
3. Permits
4. First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder.
5. Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff
6. Transport from Haridwar to Joshimath and return .

Exclusions :-
1. Any kind of personal expenses.
2. Food during the transit.
3. Insurance.
4. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
5. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head Price Includes.

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