Valley of flowers is a national park of India and declared as the national park in 1982. It is located in the Uttarakhand state of India Near the Pushpawati river and comes in UNESCO world network of Biosphere Reserves at 14 July 2005. It is famous for their flora, fauna and trekking. Beautiful places full of different kinds of flowers like alpine. Valley of flowers discovered by the British Mountaineer “Frank Smythe” in 1931 and due to of attraction of these flowers they named as “The Valley Of Flowers.” It is also home of many endangered animals. You can see the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, musk deer and blue sheep many more animals which you can’t see in normal areas. Here you can also see the Himalayan birds. I provide all basic to advance information about the valley of flowers to make your trip special and enjoyable.
Why visit Valley of flowers?
There are many reasons to visit valley of flowers. It is a truly amazing place. Perfect Example of a Beauty of nature Some of important reasons and specialities of the valley of flowers given below:
To see the Garden of God
There are more the 600 types Flowers are found and bloomed. It is not less than the Garden of God. Some species of flowers are there which you can’t see anywhere else.
For the view of Glaciers
This place is surrounded by Mountains and Glaciers. You can take a beautiful view of glaciers, mountains and flowers. From there you can see Nilgiri Mountain as well as glaciers.
To Enjoy in Pushpawati River and their waterfall
Pushpawati River passes from the Valley of Flowers. There you can enjoy in it and at their bank and you can also see the waterfalls of this river and also narrow which goes in Valley Of Flowers.
There you can See yourself in Cloud
It is the most amazing thing and it like dream comes true. Everyone wants to go in clouds. It is the place where you can go to the cloud. It presents in their surrounding because of hight of the place. There you can see yourself in a cloud. This place is not less than the Heaven.
Here you can also do trekking. For trekking, you can visit there. After Govindghat trekking is compulsory to reach the Valley of a flower. So, It is an also big reason to visit valley of flowers for trekking.
To See the Endangered Animals & Species
One more amazing thing you can see there. You can get Endangered animals which are normally not seen in any other zoo. There are a number of species are there but still not clears in Numbers. You can see endangered animals like Lime Butterfly, Snow Leopard, Flying Squirrel, Himalayan Black Bear and many other animals.
Best time to Visit Valley of Flowers
Valley Of flowers is opening From 1st June To 4th October Every Year But the best time to visit there from mid-July to August. After the first rain is the timing of blooming the flowers that’s why it is the best time to visit. So, Before making a plan to visit valley of flowers always keep in mind this time period
There is a cold climate is there because of the Himalayan region. The maximum temperature goes up to 19 Degree Celsius But the climate of a valley of flowers change average half hours. There is heavy monsoon Found between July to September and other then From October You can see their snowfall and Huge Glaciers. So before visiting there be prepared for cold and light precipitations.
Entry Fee of the valley of flowers
It is National park of India so, it has an entrance fee which they use for their maintenance. Entry fee for Indian is 150 per head for 3 days and 50 for each additional days. For Foreigner is 600 per head for 3 days and 250 for each additional days and still, cameras are free to use for commercial or non-commercial Purpose. But there are charges for filming. Charges for feature films are 1 Lakh per day for Indian and 2 lakh per day for the foreigner.
How to Visit Valley Of Flowers
There is not any direct train and plan way to visit. You required a whole week to enjoy this trip from Delhi. Firstly there are many other options but I provide the best option to visit there. First is visit there by an organised trip planner by your own vehicle
The second way to visit valley of flowers is given below step by step:
- Firstly visit Haridwar by train and bus according to your choice
- After that take public transport or private taxi to visit Govindghat. Distance Between Govindghat and Haridwar is 300 km.
- After then you need to visit Ghangaria from Govindghat by trekking, helicopter and on animals. The distance between ghangaria and Govindghat is 14 km. You need to do trekking 14 km.
- After then Ghangaria to Valley of flowers. From Ghangaria valley of flowers is not so far.
Where To stay?
Govindghat is a place where you can stay and get all types of hotels and resorts there according to your needs. At Ghangaria is also a place to stay but not much good. In ghangaria, you can get services of charging cameras, mobile and other accessories. Overall Govindghat is the best place to stay and rest and after rest, you can go trekking in a fresh mood or energy.
Distance from Ghangaria To Hemkund Sahib
The distance of Hemkund Sahib is only 2.1 km from ghangaria. Hemkund Sahib is a spiritual religious place. It is very important, Peaceful and believeable place. Here many people comes there for prey at Hemkund Sahib. It is the best place to visit Near Valley of flowers. I Explore Hemkund sahib in next blog. It have their own importance.
Tips to follow
Some tips are provided please check before the visit. It is not a big list some important tips are given below:-
- Take appropriate winter clothes.
- Keep medicines of fever, headache, cold, painkiller, antiseptic and other medicines which you takes Regularly.
- If you have breathing problem so never forget to carry your sprey pump
- Keep trekking instruments like Rope, water bottle, tourch, lighter and match box.
- Carry rain coat also is it also very important.
- Keep power bank and other recharging sources for your cameras and phones.
- Be prepare according to location and do packing according to the valley of flowers.
It is the Full Overview Of Valley Of Flowers, Uttarakhand, India. It is such an amazing place as I mentioned above. So, Visit there and see the gift of God.
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