This 6-day trek to Valley of Flowers is a great option for those looking for an adventure on a budget. You'll stay in a hotel, sharing your room with 3-4 other backpackers, enjoying all the fun of a group trip. Every day, you'll head into the Valley of Flowers to explore the streams, the waterfalls, the mountain views, and of course, the slopes that are carpeted with wildflowers.
This trek to Valley of Flowers also takes you to the famous Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara, which is one of the steeper climbs of the trek.
The Valley of Flowers trek is suitable for fit beginners as well as experienced trekkers.
Valley of Flowers is a unique ecosystem inside the Nanda Devi National Park. Spread over acres and acres of mountainous terrain, the valley turns into a nature lover's paradise covered with expanses of fragrant, wild flowers. The route is dotted with several vantage points, especially as you trek to altitudes of 15,000 feet, allowing you to catch beautiful views of the valley.
Peak blooming season usually sees the blossoming of more than 300 different species of flowers including the Blue Poppy, Cobra Lily, Brahmakamal, Anemone, Geranium and many more.
Explore the Nanda Devi National Park on this trek to Valley of Flowers. | Trek along a moderately challenging route at an elevation of over 15,000 feet. | Spend the day trekking through the mountains, but enjoy the comforts of a hotel at night. | Visit the famous gurudwara at Hemkund Sahib.
Arrive at Joshimath and check in to your hotel any time after 10:00 hrs. You'll spend the day acclimatizing to the high altitude and resting in Joshimath. You can head out to the local marketplace to do some last minute shopping or take a walk around the town to explore its shops and restaurants. Overnight in Joshimath in hotel.
Overnight at Joshimath in hotel.
Check-in to the hotel in Joshimath by 10:00 hrs. Today, you'll spend the day acclimatizing and resting at Joshimath. Today's meal package includes only dinner. However, you may visit any of the restaurants in Joshimath to order extra meals at an additional cost. You'll be accommodated in Himalayan Backpacker Hostel or similar budget hotel at Joshimath on a triple/quad-sharing basis. Clean beds, bedsheets and linen will be provided for a restful night's sleep.
For cancellations made more than 15 days before departure of the trek to Valley of Flowers: 85% refund will be given.
For cancellations made 15-11 days before departure of the trek to Valley of Flowers: 50% refund will be given.
For cancellations made 0-10 days before departure of the trek to Valley of Flowers: No refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.
Travellers are required to adhere to instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Valley of Flowers.
Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.