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Valley of Flowers

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Summer : Ghangria valley of flowers base 5° C to 15° C

DURATION

06 Days Rishikesh to Rishikesh

LEVEL

The Trek Experience, Easy

Valley of flower Trek – Trek to riot of colors, located in Chamoli District

Valley of Flowers trek is located in Chamoli district in Uttarakhand India. an UNESCO World heritages site embedded deep within the himalayan peaks of Uttarakhand, it was discovered in 1931 by a super trekker British Traveler frank Mr. Smith when he was heading to mount Kamet peak , Valley of Flowers trek is a vibrant and splendid national park reposing in west himalayas.

 

Nestled in Uttarakhand, this alluring place is famous for its charming meadows of alpine flowers. Endowed with a diverse range of endemic flora, it is picturesque in its beauty. this lush region is also home to some rare and endangered animal species. you may spot animals like Asiatic black deer, snow leopard, musk deer, red fox, brown bear and blue sheep.

 

High in the lofty himalayas of the Garhwal region sprawls this enchanting valley. legends believe it to be the place from where God Hanuman had collected the Sanjeevani buti for curing Lakshmana. this place has floral pastures, running streams and beautiful backdrop of the mountains

Trek Information

Duration –  06 Days from Rishikesh to Rishikesh

 

Best Season –  July,  August, September!

 

Level –  The trek experience,  Easy

 

Highest Points – (3700 Meters  ) Valley of flowers height and Hemkund Sahib Ji  (4412 Meters )

 

Weather – The Gangariya, Valley of flowers, Hemkund Sahib Ji   base night be cold day temperatures are pleasant during the season

 

Summer Temperature – Ghangria   valley of flowers base 5° C to 15° C

 

Location Chart – It is located in the northeastern part of uttarakhand starting from close to China border, heading east and then south

 

 

 

Short Details for Valley of flowers Trek

 

 

Day 1: Risikesh/ Dehradun/ Haridwar  to Joshimath / Govindgaht (315 Km) (8/9hrs) (1800, Meters )

 

Day 2: Joshimath to Govindghat by taxi (18km) same day trek to Ghangria (13 Km) (6/7 Hours ) (3078, Meters )

 

Day 3: Ghangria to Valley of flowers (10/12km) with pack lunch, enjoying to 2/3 hrs beautiful valley.

 

Day 4: Ghangria to Hemkund Sahib Ji by trek (06km) (4/5hrs) (4400, Meters ) back to Hotel in Gangariya

 

Day 5: Ghangria to Govindghat by trek (13 Km) same day drive to Badrinath (28 Km) on the way visit to Pandukesher temple

 

Day 6: Badrinath to Risikesh by taxi (345 Km) (10/11hrs) lunch on the way Devpariya/ Shrinagar

 

 

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Valley of Flowers Trek Details Itinerary

 

Day 01- Picks you up from Risikesh/ Dehradun/ Haridwar to Joshimath / Govindgaht, by taxi (315km) (8/9 Hours ) (1800, Meters ) Over night stay in hotel

 

Morning meet our HPMA team and then drive to Joshimath  which takes about (8 hours). the drive is spectacular and along the Shrinagar, Ganga, Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers. the historical town is situated on the confluence of river Alaknanda & Bhagirathi river which makes the holy Ganges, reach Joshimath  and from here trek to the most beautiful, Uttarakhand.

 

 

Day 02:-Joshimath to Govindghat by taxi (18 Km) Same day trek to Ghangria (13 Km) (6/7, Hours) (3078, Meters) Over night stay in hotel

 

After breakfast from Joshimath, the trail is well-defined. It is usually full of Sikhs, and more trekkers pilgrims walking up and down. notice the cleanliness on the trail despite hundreds treading upon it every day. It’s a heartening and motivating sight.  the 9 km trek starts from Poolna Road, head to Ghangria goes all the way along the river. stop by any roadside dabha hotel for a drink or a bite to eat , coffee sneaks, soup lunch. the trail is alternately sunny and shaded. at around the midpoint of the day’s trek.

 

Day 03 :- Ghangria to Valley of flowers (10/12km) with pack lunch. enjoying 2/3 hrs beautiful valley see the mountain. Round Trek back to hotel

 

This day you will witness one of the most beautiful places alluring places of the world. Its impeccably beautiful and pleasing environment will surely entice you. See the many spices flowers, Post monsoons, the floor of the valley is covered with a carpet of myriad colors!It is an awesome sight of colors with a contrasting back drop of majestic peaks.

the valley is really a botanists’dreamland! one can find flowers, leaves, buds of various shapes, sizes, color, all growing together. notice various types of bees and insects hovering on these strange flowers.

 

Day 04 :- Ghangria to Hemkund Sahib Ji by trek (06 km) (4/5 Hours ) (4400, Meters ) back to Hotel in Gangariya

This day is very special, we are going to Shri Hemkund Sahib Ji Carry sufficient water. you can refill your water bottles at the hotels that line the trail.
start your day early. the weather can be impulsive in the afternoon and sudden cloud cover and rain can get you stranded if you do not get down on time. The thought of getting up before 5.00 am to 6:00 am can be daunting but the Gurudwara makes it easy. Their day . singing of bhajans. By 5.00 am, you hear people outside the gate of the Gurudwara . Hemkund Sahib. Get up and grab a hot drink of chai. Khichadi provide to you very sweet and helpful people at sewadwar , need A poncho (light rain coat) and a trekking pole can be handy on the trek to Hemkund. Pass the deviation to Valley of flowers. Continue to trek up the steep path slowly but steadily.
Day 05:-Ghangria to Govindghat by trek (13 Km) Same day Drive to Badrinath (28 Km) on the way visit to Pandukesher temple over night stay in hotel at Badrinath  

 

 

Day 06:- From Badrinath to Risikesh by taxi (345 Km) (10/11hrs) lunch on the way Devpariya/ Shrinagar

 

 

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Location of Valley of Flowers Trek

Valley of Flowers Trek is a  located in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand India. This is remotely villages  located and it takes minimum 3, 4  days to reach Valley of Flowers from Haridwar. The last motor-able point is Govindghat. You can check our trek itinerary page for more day wise information.

 

Getting to the base camp Joshimath, Govindghat – Ghangria  !!

Take an overnight train to Dehradun from Delhi. New Delhi-Dehradun A/C special train from New Delhi station is the best option. The train reaches Dehradun at 5.40 am. If you Meet to our office member and drive to from Dehradun to  base Joshimath The drive is spectacular and along the Ganga, Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers. En route visit at Devprayag. The historical town is situated on the confluence of river Alaknanda & Bhagirathi River which makes the holy Ganges.   this is beautiful  Camp Site ..Over night stay in Hotel!!

 

We are Per Day Climb Altitude for this trek

Note: – Level: The trek experience and Easy, moderate Valley of flowers is classified Trek.

Dehradun / Risikesh  -( 730 Meters )

Joshimath  – (1820, Meters )

Ghangria  – (3078, Meters )

Valley of flowers   (3120, Meters )

Hemkund shahib   (4412, Meters ) (11796feet)

 

Key Points about this trek:

– Level: Difficult (so first timers should avoid)

– Proper conditioning & training of body required

– Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperatures

– Shoes are the single most important equipment

– High Altitude requires proper acclimatization

– Post monsoon or pre-monsoon is the best time. During rains the region is prone to landslides

– Phones don’t work

– Beautiful landscape so carry good photo gear (I couldn’t carry my best equipment)

– Travel light (my backpack was heavy at about 10 kg)

– Keep an extra day in your itinerary for .account for bad weather

 

ATM Point & Mobile connectivity:-

Govindghat   is the last point where you will receive mobile network. Only BSNL so ensure you finish your important telephone calls here. Inform anxious family members about poor connectivity during the trek.

Dehradun, Joshimath, and Badrinath  city is also where you will find the last ATM in case you need to withdraw money before starting the trek Journey.

 

PARTICIPANTS:-  What to take on the  Mountain

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the below documents.

  1. Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- ( Adhar Card, driving license, voters ID, etc.)
  2. Medical Certificate (first part to be filled by a doctor and second part by the trekker)
  3. Risk Certificates

Participants must bring:
Sturdy hiking boots:

preferably all leather upper as it provides better ankle support. If you do not own a pair yet, it is advisable that you buy one as soon as possible & wear it often so that they are well broken. This will help prevent blisters.

  1. Light weight tennis shoes/sandals: for wearing in camp.
  2. Wool socks: 2 pairs: preferably thick wool socks.
  3. Nylon socks: 2-3 Pairs, of the type you wear daily to be worm under the wool socks to prevent blister.
  4. Hiking shirt: 1 Preferably long sleeve
  5. Long John top: 1 also known as thermal underwear, preferably wool to be worm as first layer.
  6. Warm shirts & pants for camp: 1 each
  7. Rain cot 1 each
  8. Warm Jacket: 1
  9. Wool gloves: 1 pairs as thick as available in the market.
  10. Long John bottoms: Preferably wool to be worm as first layer.
  11. Under wear: 2-3 changes
  12. Hiking shorts / pants: 1
  13. Sun hat: Cotton or nylon.
  14. Sun Glasses:Preferably with an anchor
  15. Sun Protection Lotion: optional
  16. Lip balm/chap stick: optional
  17. Water bottle: 2 Bottles of 1 Liter capacity (Pepsi bottles work well) please insure that they do not leak.
  18. Head lamp / flashlight:  Preferably a headlamp as it leaves your hands free to work please bring extra batteries.
  19. Toilet articles: Tooth brush, Tooth Paste  etc
  20. Packet Knife : Optional

 

How HPMA- is making your trek safe in mountain and Our Team Experience:- 

Note: – Important:-   our trek leaders are certified in Wilderness first-aid” and be aware of high attitude problems, and we carry whole first-aid kit and necessary medicines with us. Make sure you are medically fit for a trek or take professional advice if you feel you are unable to judge yourself. This is very important for us nothing else! We are help you all time –

 

 

Specially H.P.M.A

We would like to introduce our company Harkidun Protection & Mountaineering Association  trekking Company  in uttarakhand ,Himachal , india that has been in the field of Adventure Tourism for the past 29 years. We provide treks, expeditions & mountaineering programs, and high altitude Expedition  rafting, s . Featuring More Than 100 + Himalayan  Documented Treks, .7 High Altitudes Expedition .  For Schools, family package and Colleges beside other outdoor activities. Only for Customized package

 

 

Technical Safety in the mountain:- 

We have a huge team of more than 100 guides and trainers to serve in the mountains and they are professionally trained from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. And Indian mountaineering foundation Delhi and Hanifle Center Outdoor Education Mussoorie , we have never compromised on the quality and the services provided to the customer.

 

“YOUR SAFETY IS OUR TOP MOST PRIORITY”

With our local knowledge and fluent hindi and English, we will ensure your trip runs smoothly and that your health and safety is our number one priority. All our team leaders have under gone professional courses in First Aid, Portable Altitude Chamber Training, Environmental Awareness Training, Advanced Wilderness Emergency Medicine and CPR. We carry a comprehensive first aid medical kit on all our trips as well as Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC Bag) and medical oxygen for all high altitude treks.

We specialize in all sorts of group adventure holidays – be it family groups, friends, or school groups. We have a wide range of travel options to suit all travelling styles and fitness level. We lay much emphasis on group size so that every individual gets personal attention

 

 

 

The team for last 29 years has been dedicated to achieve the following objectives:

  1. To promote sustainable eco-friendly aesthetic tourism and Customized trekking package , adventurous activities in the Himalayas, particularly in Uttarkashi, Govind Wildlife Sanctuary and National Parks.
  2. To facilitate adequate services for tourists, trekkers and mountaineers viz. reliable porters guides, instructors, equipments and management services.
  3. To provide emergency voluntary services to individual tourist or group through search and rescue operations, help to overcome adverse climatic conditions.
  4. To explore new trekking routes and tourists places and popularise them.
  5. To manage tourist and trekking activities free from environmental pollution.
  6. To organize awareness camps on issues related to education, health, environment, human rights and social justice.
  7. To facilitate strengthening and protection of local culture through organizing songs and dance competitions, mela (fete) showcasing woodcraft, local food preparations, costumes & soon.

PACKAGE INCLUDED AND EXCLUDED

  • Transport from Dehradun to DehradunYES
  • Forest Permit and entrance fee YES
  • Accommodation in HotelYES
  • Accommodation in tents on twin share basis during trekking YES
  • All meals, Breakfast, Day Pack, Lunch, Pack Lunch, Tea, Coffee, Sneaks, Soup, Dinner YES
  • All camping gear including YES
  • Separate Tent, High qualityYES
  • Liner, Pillow, Separate Toilet tents, Dining Tent, ChairYES
  • Dining tableYES
  • your uploadingYES
  • Guide, Porters, cook, HelperYES
  • Mules, Kitchen teamYES
  • Good Experience local Trek Leader guideYES
  • Walkie Talkie, for contact each other’s YES
  • Gaiters YES
  • Micro crampons YES
  • Hiking PoleYES
  • Personal Toiletry ItemsNO
  • Personal Medical KitNO
  • Medical Certificate NO

Rs. 17,000 Per Person

(Includes all costs of the trek from Rishikesh to Rishikesh) (5% GST Extra)

It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. In the event of cancellation of trek/adventure activity services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reasons we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows.

 

Up to 30 Days:  90% cost is refundable

Between 21–30 Days:  50% cost is refundable

Less than 20 –  No Refund

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Short Itinerary

 

Day 1- Risikesh/ Dehradun/ Haridwar to Joshimath / Govindgaht (315 Km) (8/9 hours) (1800, Meters )

 

Day 2- Joshimath to Govindghat by taxi (18km) same day trek to Ghangria (13 Km) (6/7 Hours) (3078 Meters)

 

Day 3- Ghangria to Valley of flowers (10/12km) with pack lunch, enjoying to 2/3 hrs beautiful valley

 

Day 4- Ghangria to Hemkund Sahib Ji by trek (06 km) (4/5 hours) (4400 Meters) back to Hotel in Gangariya

 

Day 5- Ghangria to Govindghat by trek (13 Km) same day drive to Badrinath (28 Km) on the way visit to Pandukesher temple

 

Day 6-Badrinath to Risikesh by taxi (345 Km) (10/11 hours) lunch on the way Devpariya/Shrinagar

 

 

 

 

 

 

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