₹8,900.00
Uttrakhand

Valley of flower

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₹8,900.00

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 -  Haridwar to Joshimath

The trek to Valley of Flowers  and Hemkund starts a little beyond Joshimath at a pilgrim hamlet called Govind Ghat. The drive is spectacular and along the Shrinagar , 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. Leave Haridwar or Rishikesh early in the morning and travel along River Alakananda on the Badrinath highway. The journey from Haridwar to Joshimath takes about 10 hours. Night in camps at joshimath.

Day 2 - Joshimath To Govind Ghat To Ghangria

After breakfast drive to Govind Ghat (20 km and 45 minutes away). The treks to VOF and Hemkund have a common trail till Ghangria. Start trekking to reach Ghangaria(3049 mt / 14 km Trek) with packed lunch. Ghangaria is also known as GOVIND DHAM, It is the base camp for visiting Hemkund Sahib and Valley of Flowers. The 13 km trek from Govind Ghat to Ghangria goes all the way along the river. The trek takes 6-7 hours and you approach a tabular land.

Day 3 - Ghangria To Hemkund And Back To Ghangria

Early in the morning start trekking (7 Km) to reach "HEMKUND SAHIB". One of the most revered of all Sikh Shrines, The Hemkund Sahib, the World’s Highest Gurudwara, is situated at an altitude of 4,329 mts. An hour of stiff climbing brings you to Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara. The lake lies just behind it. The Hemkund Sahib lake remains frozen for six months. Warm yourself in the Gurudwara and have generous helpings of hot tea and khichdi.
Walk around to the other side of the Hemkund Lake. The lake exudes an aura of peace and serenity. It’s crystal clear, undisturbed and reflects mountains in it. The lake with crystal clear water , set amidst tall mountains and reflecting them and the Gurudwara is some sight to watch. Around Hemkund, the Himalayan flower, Brahma Kamal grows abundantly.
Leave Hemkund by early afternoon. The walk down can be strenuous on the knees and toes. It takes 4- 5 hours to walk down the 7 kms. Evening is free for rest & relaxation. Overnight stay

Day 4 - Ghangria To Valley Of Flowers And Back To Ghangria

Distance-6kms
Time Taken-6-7hrs
Leave Ghangria early (6 am) to give yourself the whole day to spend at Valley of Flowers. The trail splits in less than a kilometre and there is a gate to buy entry tickets to the valley.
The valley is really a botanists’ dreamland. The valley stretches 5-7 km further, until it ends with a glacier visible at a distance. The stream flows all the way through the valley. Carry packed lunch from Ghangria on the Valley of Flowers trek day. There is no food available in the valley and overnight camping isn’t allowed either. Plan your return along the same path by early afternoon.
The afternoon sun falling on the valley from a different direction, gives a whole new perspective to the same place you saw in the morning.

Day 5 - Ghangria To Govind ghat

Start early by 6 am to be down at Govind Ghat by 11 am. Once you reach Govind Ghat, choose to proceed to Badrinath/Joshimath-Auli* or stay back at Govind Ghat and leave the next day.

Day 6 - Govind Ghat to Haridwar

Drive down to Haridwar. It is advised that you keep a buffer day because the weather in the mountains is unpredictable. Rest at Haridwar for the night. You can explore Haridwar the next day and take a train to Delhi when convenient.

Things To Carry

  • • Backpack & Rain Cover
  • • Trekking Shoes
  • • Trekking Pole
  • • LED Torch
  • • One Water Bottle (one litre)
  • • Basic Medications
  • • Trekking Jacket
  • • Three (Five in winter) Warm Layers
  • • Two trek pants (one Wear and one carry)
  • • Raincoat
  • • Small light weight towel
  • • Two collared t-shirts
  • • Thermals
  • • Sunglasses
  • • Sunscreeen Lotion (SPF 50/70)
  • • Lip Balm (SPF 30)
  • • Sun cap
  • • Synthetic hand gloves
  • • Two pair of Socks
  • • Raincoat/Ponchos

Frequently Asked Questions

Cancellation Policy
- If the cancellations are made 30 Days before the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
- If cancellations are made within 10-30 days before the trip, 30% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
- If cancellations are made within 0-10 days before the trip, Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend. No cash refund.
- In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
- Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking
How To Reach?
By Flight @
Nearest Airport - Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun , is located 48 km away from the Haridwar city.
And daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun. Reach Haridwar one day early if coming by flight.
By Train @
New delhi to Haridwar
Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express; Train no-12055. Departure- 3:20pm; Arrival- 7:33pm
Dehradun Shatabdi Express; Train no-12017. Departure- 6:45am; Arrival- 11:30am

Hazrat Nizamuddin station {Delhi} to Dehradun.
Nandadevi Express - Train no: 12401 (Departure 11:45pm; Arrival - 3:53am)
Dehradun SF Express - Train no: 12687 (Departure - 9:10pm; Arrival - 3:05am)
Dehradun Express - Train No:19019. Departure - 5:40am; Arrival - 2:35pm


By Bus:-
The regular bus service from Delhi to Haridwar, from Delhi’s (ISBT Kashmere Gate).
We would suggest you to take only government buses from (ISBT Kashmere Gate). Private buses run from outside of ISBT and they are not trust worthiness.
Usually buses drop you at Haridwar bus station. From there you have to come to Haridwar Railway Station.

Based upon your request we will arrange a pick up from Haridwar to Joshimath and back. This cost will be shared equally by the team members on actual basis. You pay directly to the driver/transporter. The fare is Rs 5500 for a Tata Sumo/Mahindra Maxx one way. This can accommodate 6 to 8 people. A Tempo Traveller charges Rs 9000 (12-14 seat) one way. This is NOT included in TREK FEE and to be paid directly to the driver/owner.
If you want to reach and return from Govindghat by public vehicle then:
Take early morning bus service from Haridwar to directly Badrinath or till Joshimath. Direct buses leave by 5 am. The state operated Bus terminus referred as Roadways/ISBT) is just opposite to the railway station. Privately operated buses start just 2 minutes walking from here. In the summer during Char Dham Yatra, buses are packed. It takes 11/12 hours to reach Joshimath. Look for a shared Jeep service or book a car till Govindghat which is another 20 Km towards Badrinath. It may take up to 14 hours.
From Govindghat early in the morning board the direct bus for Haridwar/Rishikesh. It will take 11/12 hours. From Rishikesh, it is only 25 Km journey to Haridwar by frequent bus service.

Tour Categories

City trips
Escorted Tour
Group Tour
Hosted tours
Ligula

Tour Length

1 - 2 weeks

Group Size

10 - 15

Tour Type

Mutil Tours

Languages

Vietnamese

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