Valley of Flowers

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Valley of Flowers Trek & Ganges Experience (Hem Kund Sahib Yatra)

Day 01: Delhi – Rishikesh (240 kms, 5 – 6 hrs drive):

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Leave Delhi early morning for Rishikesh, checking in at the hotel on arrival. Evening visit Lakshmanjhula & Ramjhula (Hanging bridges across Ganges) and attend vibrant prayer rituals on the banks of Ganges at Swarg Ashram.

Day 02: Rishikesh – Joshimath (255 kms, 7 – 8 hrs drive):
Leave for Joshimath. Enroute stop in Devprayag to witness the confluence of river Alaknanda and Bhagirathi to form holy river Ganges. Reach Joshimath by evening. On arrival check in & overnight stay at camp / hotel.

Day 03: Joshimath – Govindghat – Ghangaria:
Leave for Govindghat (1828 mt/22km) by road with packed lunch. From Govindghat start trekking to reach Ghangaria (3049 mt/ 14 km trek). Ghangaria, which will be our base camp for further trek to Valley Of Flowers & Hemkund Sahib. Reach Ghangaria late in the afternoon. Overnight – Tent.

Day 04: Ghangaria – Valley of Flowers – Ghangaria (6 kms trek):
After breakfast leave for valley of flowers (3 kms one side trek) with packed lunch. Enjoy the beauty of rare high Himalayan flora at its best. The valley situated on a height of 3342 mts to 3658 mts is a national park under protection for its rate biological bounty. Return back to Ghangaria for your overnight stay. Overnight – Tent.

Day 05: Ghangaria – Hemkund Sahib – Ghangaria (10 kms trek):
After breakfast leave with packed lunch for Hemkund Sahib (a Sikh religious place) on the banks of Hemkund Lake at a height of 4320 mts. This trek is gradual ascent on the cobbled path from the altitude of 3049 mts to 4320 mts in just 5 kms. Return to Ghangaria by evening for overnight stay. Overnight – Tent.

Day 06: Ghangaria – Govindghat – Badrinath (13 kms trek, 25 kms drive):
After breakfast trek down to Govindghat. Proceed for Badrinath by car. On arrival check in hotel. After lunch visit the main temple of Lord Vishnu. Also visit Mana Village, last village on Indian side to Tibet border. Overnight at hotel.

Day 07: Badrinath – Rishikesh. (300 kms / 9 – 10 hrs):
Early morning leave for Rishikesh on the full day drive. Lunch Enroute at Srinagar. Reach Rishikesh by evening. On arrival check in for your overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 08: Rishikesh – Delhi (240 kms / 5 – 6 hrs):
Morning after breakfast leave for Haridwar. Visit Chandi Devi temple, Mercury Shivlinga, Daksh temple. In evening depart via train “Shatabdi Express” at 18:10 hrs to reach Delhi at 22:45 hrs. On arrival transfer to hotel or for your onward journey to the airport.

Best Time: July August, September

Valley of Flowers:
While on an expedition to Mt. Kamet, Frank S. Smith an English mountaineer, explorer and botanist, discovered the valley of flowers. Busting with beautiful, lively and vibrant colours, this park spread over an area of 87.5 kms has the largest collection of wild flowers species. Hidden from the probing eyes of civilization, this valley had been known to the natives as the Bhyundar valley. Legend associates this valley with area from the place where Hanumanji of Ramayana collected `Sanjeevani` herb to revive Lakshman (brother of Lord Rama).

Hemkund:
The high altitude Hemkund lake (4329 mts.) lies in heavenly environs. A steep trek from Ghangharia leads one to this spot in about four to six hours. It is an important pilgrimage for both Hindus and Sikhs, as well as for people from other faiths. There is a Sikh Gurudwara and a Lakshman temple built on the bank of the lake. Encircled by seven snow clad peaks and their associated glaciers, it reflects its surroundings enchantingly on its crystal clear serene waters. The glaciers from Hathi Parvat and Saptrishi peaks feed the lake and a small stream called Himganga flows out of this lake.

Tour Highlights:
Trek to Valley Of Flowers, a national park & a paradise of wild flowers, mix with Yogis & view the spectacular Diya-Aarti in the holy city of Rishikesh, Trek to Hemkund Sahib (height – 4320 mtrs) a revered site for Sikhs.

Departures :
The trip can be tailor made to suit your budget & interests. Hotels, length of stay at each destination, foreign language guide (English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Chinese or Spanish) and vehicles can be chosen to suit these requirements.

Trek to Valley Of Flowers, a national park & a paradise of wild flowers, mix with Yogis & view the spectacular Diya-Aarti in the holy city of Rishikesh, Trek to Hemkund Sahib (height – 4320 mtrs) a revered site for Sikhs.

Departures :
The trip can be tailor made to suit your budget & interests. Hotels, length of stay at each destination, foreign language guide (English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Chinese or Spanish) and vehicles can be chosen to suit these requirements.

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Valley of Flowers

Trip Facts

  • Group Size must be above 4 Persons with Sound Health