Haridwar is easily accessible by road, rail and air from Delhi and other major cities in India.
The Valley of Flowers trek is known to be one of the most beautiful treks in the Himalayas and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your trek takes you into a valley that fills with carpets of flowers for just a few weeks every year. You'll trek past waterfalls and small streams, over verdant meadows, past the snowy peaks of mountains around.
The Valley of Flowers trek is beautiful all year round, but the prime blooming season is between mid-July to mid-September. During this time, you'll see the most famous flower, the Blue Primula, amongst other Himalayan wildflowers.
This trek is a fairly easy one, but it includes the thrill of visit to Hemkund Sahib, a sacred gurudwara that lies beside a glacial lake, which is a bit of a steep ascent. You'll also stop on your way back to visit Badrinath temple.
The Valley of Flowers is part of the famous Nanda Devi Biosphere, and is home to the Asiatic black bear, brown bear, snow leopard, blue sheep and more. With more than 300 species of wildflowers blooming, you can spot the blue poppy, cobra lilies and the famous Brahma Kamal.
Trek through the world-famous Valley of Flowers. | Pass verdant meadows, clear streams and gushing waterfalls in the monsoon. | Spot rare Himalayan wildflowers, even the famous Brahma Kamal, if you're lucky. | See pilgrims taking dips in the freezing Hemkund Sahib lake. | Visit the famous temple of Badrinath.
You will be picked up from Haridwar railway station in the morning and driven to Joshimath. It is a 10 hour scenic drive that winds along the Ganga and Alaknanda river. You'll see the famous confluence of rivers and Devprayag, and views of the mountains all around. By evening, you'll arrive in Joshimath. Overnight in a hotel or guesthouse.
Overnight in hotel in Joshimath.
You'll be staying in an economy class hotel, on triple or quadruple sharing basis. The rooms are comfortable and clean, and have basic facilities, as well as an attached washrooms. If you need any last minute essentials, you can head out into Joshimath to pick up what you need.
Evening tea and snacks | Dinner
If a cancellation is made 0-20 days before the departure of the Valley of Flowers trek: No refund.
If a cancellation is made 21-29 days before the departure of the Valley of Flowers trek: 50% of the total cost will be refunded.
If a cancellation is made 30 days or more before the departure of the Valley of Flowers trek: 75% of the total cost will be refunded.
No shows: No refund.
The company follows a zero footprint policy, which includes no overcrowding, proper management and disposal of waste, no harm to the surroundings etc. Participants are expected to follow the same, and not litter or deface nature or any structures during the trek.