The Valley of Flowers - as the name suggests - is a valley blossoming with flora and fauna in abundance. The valley is situated in Uttarakhand state of India. The main aspect of this national park biodiversity zone is the fauna and picturesque valley that is unmatched. No wonder Valley of Flower is a World Heritage Site.
THE BEST TIME TO VISIT VALLEY OF FLOWERS IS DURING MONSOON MONTHS OF JULY AND AUGUST.
The valley of flower is inhabited by some unique flora found nowhere else. Over a thousand specie of flowers blossoms every monsoon, leaving you awestruck and amazed by the natural landscape.
Below is the Photo Gallery of Valley of Flowers:
The Valley of Flowers National Park is also home to a myriad of wildlife species. Snow leopard, red fox, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan brown bear, and Pika (Mouse hare) are the mammalian class existing here. Himalayan Golden Eagle, Griffon Vulture, Snow Partridge, Himalayan Snowcock, Himalayan Monal, Snow Pigeon, Sparrow Hawk fly without boundaries in the in this valley.
A trek through the Valley of Flowers, a visit to the Sacred Lake and the holy shrine of Hemkund Saheb is lifetime opportunity. The Valley of Flowers is termed as one of the most beautiful places on earth. You do not want to miss the opportunity.
Here is trek itinerary for Valley of Flowers.
Day 1 - Drive to Joshimath or Govindghat (Hotel stay)
Day 2 - Trek 14 kms to Ghangaria (camp overnight)
Day 3 - Trek 7 kms to Valley of Flower and back to Ghagaria (camp overnight)
Day 4 - Trek 6 kms to hemkund Sahib lake and back (camp overnight)
Day 5 - Trek 14 kms back to Govindghat (Hotel stay)
Day 6 - Drive to Rishikesh
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