Beautiful flowers blooming in a variety of colors further enhance the beauty of this valley. The valley has more than 300 species of flora and some of rare and endangered flower species and medicinal plants. Some flower species include Anemones, geraniums, marsh marigolds, primulas, asters, inulas, Brahma kamal, pedicularis, thermopsis, trollius, straw-berry, epilbium, and rhododendrons. All these leaves the visitors spellbound.
The Valley of Flowers Tour Packages is a must-take package for wildlife lovers as the place is home to some rare and endangered species like the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, brown bear and blue sheep. It also houses Himalayan musk deer, yellow throated marten, snow leopard, blue sheep, black and brown bears. The Valley of Flowers offers a true treat to bird lovers as it is home to snow partridge, Himalayan snow cock, Himalayan golden eagle, Himalayan monal, snow pigeon and sparrow.
That is not all! The valley opens arms to all the trek lovers as it gives them an opportunity to enjoy trekking amid the beautiful mountains and flowers.
Everyone who visits here to enjoy their holidays can never go disappointed from this place as the place has many attractions to offer and these include places such as Hemkund Sahib, Badrinath and Joshimath. All these places are popular tourist destinations and offer picturesque sights.
Lastly, there are many hotels and resorts near the valley which offer a comfortable and budget stay to the guests. So, these packages have everything to offer for a perfect holiday, from great attractions to comfortable accommodation.
FAQ of Valley of Flowers Tour Packages
Ques: Where is Valley of Flowers located?
Ans: Valley of Flowers National Park is located in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is famous for its trekking, lush velvet meadows, alpine flowers, and species of flora and fauna. It is the best place for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
Ques: How many days are required to visit Valley of Flowers?
Ans: The ideal duration for Valley of Flower tour is 5 to 7 days as it is the perfect time to explore the enchanting beauty of this serene place
Ques: Why Valley of Flowers is famous?
Ans: The Valley of Flowers is famous for its natural beauty, lush velvet meadows, endangered animals and endemic alpine flowers. It is also a famous trekking destination in Uttarakhand. You can enjoy trekking, sbeautiful waterfalls, landscapes and meadow. This valley comes under Nanda Devi National Park; it is spread over an area of around 88 km².
Ques: How can we reach the Valley of Flowers?
Ans: Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport which is connected up to Govindghat from where you have to commence the trek of 16 km to reach Valley of Flower. However, the nearest railway station is Rishikesh which is 273 km from Govindghat. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh to Govindghat.
Govindghat is well connected by motorable road with the major destinations of nearby states.
Ques: How far is Badrinath Temple from Valley of Flowers?
Ans: The distance between Badrinath and Valley of Flowers is 25 km. You can hire a taxi from Badrinath to Govindghat. From here you need to trek to Valley of Flower.
Ques: Nearest Airport / Railway Station to Valley of Flowers?
Ans: Nearest airport of Valley of Flowers is Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun which is located at a distance of 270 km and nearest railhead is Haridwar which is located at a distance of 275 Km away.
Ques: How we can reach Valley of Flowers?
Ans: You can reach Valley of Flowers by trekking from Ghangaria with help of our expert tour guide.
Ques: It is allowed to stay inside the Valley of Flowers?
Ans: No, There is no accommodation inside the Valley of Flowers; one has to trek back to Ghangaria in order to find an accommodation in the same day.
Ques: What is the best time to visit Valley of Flowers?
Ans: Summers are best time for trekking of Valley of Flowers, during the month of mid-July to mid-August.
Ques: How challenging is Valley of Flowers Trek?
Ans: It is not a difficult trek. The Valley of Flowers trekking route is well-defined and well paved. Still, you need good stamina to do this trek; it is almost 05 km trek one way from Ghangaria to Valley of Flowers. You can also hire porters and ponies.
Ques: Is it safe to travel to the Valley of Flowers?
Ans: It is always safe while you are travelling in Uttarakhand. The locals are humble and polite and they help you to guide you to reach the Valley of Flowers. Before you start your trek, crosscheck the weather and route conditions. Tourists should be physically and mentally fit for trekking.
Ques: Is it safe to travel to the Valley of Flowers with Senior Citizens?
Ans: We do not recommend this trek for Senior Citizen. Before trekking, you should also check your physical and mental fitness. As you are going on a long trekking route without medical services on the way and the trekking is risky if you are not fit. However, at the same time, we would like to inform you that the tour guide will carry a First aid medical kit.
Ques: Is it safe for solo female travellers to go for a trek?
Ans: Yes, this trek is safe for a woman solo traveller and takes a separate accommodation. If you face any problem the trek leader will always be at your service to help you.
Ques: Is it safe to bring children to the valley of flower trek?
Ans: No, we do not recommend you to bring the children of any age to this tour.
Ques: What clothes and equipment should I carry?
Ans: You can carry warm and comfortable clothing as the weather remains cold in this region. Pack good quality trekking shoes, extra pairs of socks and slippers. You must also carry emergency medical kit, insect repellent, water bottles, sunscreen lotion or any other skin moisturisers as the sun at the top can be harsh.
Ques: Will food and water be provided during this trek?
Ans: Yes, you will be providing Indian vegetarian food during this trek.
Ques: Do we allowed to Smoke or Drink during the Trek of Valley of Flowers?
Ans: Smoking and drinking is not allowed during the trek. You have to trek almost 05 km (03-04 Hours) one way and need to back by same day. If you smoke than you could feel the problem in breathing and if you drunked you are not able to cover the distance in given frame time.
Ques: Is Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib Trek is on the same route?
Ans: Trekking route to Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahid is common till Ghangaria. However, from here trekking routes are different, so in one day you cannot cover both the places.
Ques: Tourist places which I can visit along with Valley of Flowers?
Ans: You can do Hemkund Sahid Trek along with you can visit Charm Dham, Rudraprayag, Rishikesh and Haridwar etc.