Valley of Flowers


Uttarakhand      |      6 Days      |      August      |      Easy-Moderate


Valley of Flowers National Park is an Indian national park, located in North Chamoli, in the state of Uttarakhand and is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora. At 3352 to 3658 meters above sea level, The park stretches over an expanse of 87.50 km and it is about 8 km long and 2 km wide

If you are looking forward to explore Valley of Flowers at its best and if you are willing to be a part of an exciting group then this is the best deal you can get.

Valley of Flowers is an easy trek with good trail markings through the trek, many people visit this UNESCO world heritage national park every year from June to September. Reach Escapades Travels on your own and we take care of your all needs for a memorable trip.

Itinerary

Day 1
We will start our journey from Haridwar early in the morning, by car, to reach Govind Ghat in approx. 11hr (290 Kms).
Day 2
Post breakfast 4km ride to Poolna, to start the 9km trek for Ghangria (5-6 hours).
Day 3
Early morning we trek from Ghangria to the Valley of Flowers and return back to the Ghangria on same day. It is a 8 Km trek in total.
Day 4
Trek from Ghangria to reach Hemkund Sahib and back to Ghangria in same day. 12 Kms to be covered.
Day 5
We descend back to Poolna and then drive back to Govindghat.
Day 6
We will start early from Govind Ghat and reach Haridwar by evening.


Basic Trekking Gears :

  Backpack (50-60 Litres) with raincover
  Daypack (20 litres)
  Ponchos
  Trekking Pole / Walking Stick
  2 x 1 litre water bottle
  Personal medicine kit (as advised by your Doctor)
  2 quick dry full sleeves T-Shirts, 1 half sleeve fleece T-Shirt
  2 Trek Pants
  Down Jacket (optional)
  High ankle trekking shoe with good grip
  Accessories- Sunglass, Cap, 2 pair of shocks, Quick dry towel (small size)
  Toiletries- Sunscreen (SPF 40+), Moisturiser, Hand Sanitizer, Zip lock bags, toothpaste, toothbrush


FAQ

1 Best time to do Valley of Flower trek?
July to Mid September is a best time to visit Valley.
2 Can a beginner join this trek?
This trek is highly recommended for beginner.
3 Where will we pick you up?
Haridwar Railway Station or from Rishikesh.
4 How to Reach?

By Air :- Jolly Grant Airport is the airport serving Dehradun, located about 48 km from the Haridwar. There is a daily flight from Delhi for Dehradun.

By Train:- An excellent rail network connects Haridwar to other important cities like Delhi, Mussoorie, Mumbai, Varanasi, Lucknow, and Kolkata.

By Bus:- There are many regular bus services from Delhi to Haridwar, from Delhi ISBT Kashmere Gate. We would suggest taking only government buses from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Usually, buses drop you at Haridwar bus station. From there you have to come to Haridwar Railway Station

5 Cancellation Policy?

Cancellation prior 30 days from date of journey – 75% refund.

Cancellation between 30 to 21 days from date of journey – 50% refund.

Cancellation between 21 to 14 days from date of journey – 25% refund.

Cancellation less than 14 days from date of journey – non refundable.


Price per person:

Rs. 8500/-

(Govind Ghat to Govind Ghat)

Fixed Departure

12th Aug to 17th Aug 2019

Package Inclusion:

   All transfers from Govindghat to Poolna & back.
   All Accommodation in Lodges/HomeStay/Hotel on sharing basis
   Trekking to Ghangria, Valley of Flowers & Hemkund Sahib with Certified Guide
   All meals (Veg and Egg) on trek
   All Permits
   All Taxes

Package Exclusion:

   Any personal/food, mineral water/stay expenses
   Meals in Journey
   Mules/Porter charges
   Transfer to Govind Ghat from Haridwar & return
   Expenses of any extra day(s)
   Anything not mentioned in Inclusions