Haridwar is well-connected to most major cities of the country via flights to the Jolly Grant Airport and trains to the Haridwar railway station. Private cabs and taxis can be hired at the airport and the railway station to reach a pre-booked hotel.
The Valley of Flowers trek is a gorgeous 8-day adventure in the colourful mountains of the Nanda Devi National Park. You'll find yourself hiking on stone-paved routes meandering through sprawling, green meadows and entire fields of blooming flowers. The valley is home to more than a hundred different species of flowers, from poppies to orchids that paint the hills with a rainbow of colours from bright blue to pristine white.
This trek to the Valley of Flowers also takes you to the famous Badrinath temple and the Hemkund Sahib gurudwara, important houses of worship that are popular among nature lovers as well as pilgrims. You'll also get to visit Auli, a famous hill-station known for its alpine beauty.
The Valley of Flowers is a recognized world heritage site with a wealth of budding flowers such as orchids, poppies, primulas, marigold and daisies. These brightly coloured flowers carpet the ground, surrounding thick woods of rhododendron and oak. When they all bloom in the months of monsoon, the valley is transformed into a classic nature lover's delight. Local wildlife in the area includes the black bear, musk deer and red fox among others.
The trip to Valley of Flowers is accessible to first time trekkers as well as experienced trekkers. Instead of outdoor camping in alpine tents, you'll be spending the night in comfortable rooms at standard hotels.
Spend two days exploring the undisturbed beauty of the valley. | Stay in comfortable guesthouses and hotels during the trek. | Visit the famous, alpine hill-station of Auli. | Visit the famous Badrinath temple and Hemkund Sahib gurudwara. | Explore trails and routes in the Nanda Devi National Park, a world heritage site.
Report to Haridwar and check-in to a pre-booked hotel in the city. Here, you'll meet the rest of your group members and spend the day at leisure. Overnight in a hotel at Haridwar.
Overnight in Clarks Inn Brinjal hotel or similar at Haridwar.
Arrive in Haridwar and report directly to a pre-booked hotel in the city. Today's meal plan includes dinner only. You can visit any of the restaurants in Haridwar to have meals at your own expense.
For cancellations made more than 15 days before departure date of the Valley of Flowers trek: 40% refund.
For cancellations made 15 days or less before departure date of the Valley of Flowers trek: no refund.
In case of no show: no refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.
Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Valley of Flowers.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.
Travellers are required to follow all instructions of the trek leader during the Valley of Flowers trek.