What can you do at the Valley of Flowers?

Is Valley of Flowers worth visiting?

The Valley of flowers is enveloped in cradle of the majestic Himalayas and hence it is one of the best places to admire these mighty “guards”. The mountains surrounding Valley of Flowers also border China and Nepal, while it also flanked by the incredible Zanskar and other Great Himalayan Peaks from all sides.

What is the special about Valley of Flowers?

Rare and endangered animal & birds species in Valley of Flowers. … Asiatic black bears, brown bears, blue sheep, Himalayan Monal, red fox, snow leopard, musk deer are some of the animals found in the Valley of Flowers. All of the animals found in the Valley of Flowers are either rare or endangered.

Is Valley of Flowers a good trek?

Valley Of Flowers is a moderate trek but the climb to Hemkund challenges you on the next level. In 6 km you gain almost 4,000 ft. … I loved the entry into the alpine zone while climbing up to Hemkund. You almost get a drone or helicopter view of Ghangaria and Valley of flowers while on the way up.

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Is there helicopter service for Valley of Flowers?

Helicopter Services for Valley of Flowers National Park

As it shares a common trekking route of 10 kms from Govindghat to Ghangariya like Hemkund so Helicopter services and charges are the same for Valley of Flowers National Park for one side per person.

Is Valley of Flowers difficult?

The difficulty level of the Valley of Flowers Trek is moderate, which requires you to be in good shape. We even recommend this trek to first-timers, but only those who are fit and adequately prepared.

Will Valley of Flowers open in 2021?

In 2021, the Valley of Flowers National park is open for visitors on 1 June and will close on 31-October.

When should we visit Valley of Flowers?

The valley is accessible only between the months of June and October and the best time to visit the Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand is between July and mid-August when it is in full bloom. Here is what you can expect during these months: June.

Why is it called Valley of Flowers?

The valley is believed to have been discovered in 1931, when three British mountaineers – led by Frank S Smythe – lost their way and chanced upon this spectacular valley. Attracted by the beauty of this place they named it the “Valley of Flowers”.

How do you prepare for the Valley of Flowers Trek?

Q. Do you have any trekking tips on how to prepare for the Valley of Flowers trek? Walk 10 km a day, plus ascending descending stairs of, say, an eight-storey building, about twice a day. Both physical and mental fitness are essential for any high altitude trek.

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Is Valley of Flowers crowded?

Tourists and trekkers usually spill in from the end of August. So in July, you don’t see too many other people. It’s a big bonus on such a popular trek,” says Gourab. In case you didn’t know, Valley of Flowers is one of our most crowded treks.

How many days are needed for Valley of Flowers Trek?

The total trip of Valley of Flowers takes a minimum of 6 days from Haridwar and for the people coming from far areas of the globe the trip becomes 8-12 days. It is an irony that people spent so much time in reaching Valley of Flowers and still spend only one day in it.

How can I reach Govindghat?

How to reach Govindghat by Rail. The nearest Railway Station from Govindghat is Rishikesh Railway Station, located at a distance of 273 Kms from the town. Govindghat has daily trains to Srinagar, Chamoli Rishikesh, Joshimath and Rudraprayag.

How do I get to Valley of Flowers National Park?


  1. By Air. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant at Dehradun. The airport is well connected by daily flights to Delhi.
  2. By Train. Rishikesh is the nearest railway station. Taxis and buses are available from here to reach Govindghat.
  3. By Road. Motorable roads exist only till Govindghat.

Is there helicopter service to Hemkund Sahib?

Perched amidst the Himalayan mountains at an altitude of 15,000 ft (approx.), Gurudwara Hemkund Sahib is the highest Sikh temple in the world. Join us on the Hemkund Sahib heli-tour, for a safe, comfortable & swift same day journey to this highly revered holy shrine.

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