The Valley of Flowers Trek is nestled in the vicinity of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve and its multitude of blooming flowers covering the vast expanse of land makes the valley of flowers one of the most beautiful Himalayan treks our country has to offer.

Stretched to an expanse of 87.5 square kilometers with an altitude of 15,200ft, the valley of flowers trek is popular among all kinds of trekkers. The sheer beauty that the rich biodiversity offers attract many avid nature lovers and the steep ascents and descents allow trekkers to relish in the experience of commencing this Himalayan trek and ticking it off of their bucket list. With the Hemkund Sahib awaiting on the other side of the trek, many pilgrims embark upon the valley of flowers trek as well. 

Being one of the oldest known treks, The valley of flower trek came on every trekker's radar all over the world when it was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 2002. The valley is home to more than 520 species of flowers that come together to form a tapestry of colors in front of you with dominating shades of pink, blue and purple. The valley of flowers national park is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand and along with being home to a diverse range of flora, it is also home to many endangered animals including snow leopard and red fox. 

Nestled at an altitude of approx 12,000ft, The Valley of Flower National park along with Nanda Devi National park come together to form a transition zone between the mighty Himalayas and the Zanskar range of mountains.

The valley of flowers trek comes under the easy to moderate category when it comes to grading the difficulty level and is considered to be a perfect trek for beginners and even a great trek for families. The hardest climb is the one to Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara which is the highest Gurudwara in the world and one of the most important pilgrim sites in Uttarakhand. 

The valley itself stretches to a length of almost 10 kilometers, with colors of rainbows speckled across the patchwork of grass, compelling you to stop and look at them closely. The scent of flora lingers in the air and is hard to miss as you keep traversing through the valley, walking on the narrow path that cuts across the flower beds to make way.  

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Rishikesh to Rishikesh
Land Package
Triple Occupancy 10500 / Person
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Day 1 : Rishikesh to Joshimath
  • The group will assemble at the pickup point at 06:00 AM. Afterward, you'll be introduced to the whole group and a small briefing session would also be provided.
  • On our journey from Rishikesh to Joshimath, we’d be traversing the Badrinath road with a picturesque view of the four confluence of the Ganga river, which include Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, and Nand Prayag.
  • You’d also be seeing the Alaknanda river flowing alongside, making your long journey ten times better. 
  • Upon reaching Joshimath, we will have dinner and spend the night at our designated hotel.

Note: The pickup point is Rishikesh ISBT (tentative).

Day 2 : Joshimath to Pulna | Trek to Ghangaria
  • After early morning breakfast, a small briefing session would be provided where all the necessary details about the Valley of flowers trek would be shared. After which, we will head towards Pulna which is the starting point of this trek.
  • Upon reaching Pulna, which is 22 kilometers from Joshimath, we will start trekking towards Ghangaria village which is nestled at an altitude of 9,800ft. It takes almost five hours to reach the campsite and you are walking along the river for the most of the trek. Dhabas and shops line the trail, making it easier for trekkers to refill their water bottles and get refreshments as well.
  • The trail soon becomes tabular, signifying that you are about to reach your destination. Upon reaching Ghangaria village, we will stay in the village and have dinner before retiring for the night.
Day 3 : Ghangaria to Valley of flowers | Back to Ghangaria
  • Post breakfast, we'll head towards Valley of flowers national park. All the necessary details about the trekking trails for the rest of the day will be shared by the trek leader
  • The trekking trail from Ghangaria is long and you attain a significant amount of altitude as you go from an elevation of 9,600 ft to 11,500 ft and yet the trek is relatively easier because of the flat walk.
  • Upon reaching the forest check post, you will get tickets to enter the valley and from there on you will get to witness the beauty of more than 300 species of bloomed flowers in front of you. The valley stretches up to 6-7 kilometers of land ending with a glacier.
  • Since camping isn’t allowed and neither is eating, after spending a considerable amount of time relishing in the beauty of nature, we will head back to Ghangaria where we will have dinner and stay the night.
Day 4 : Ghangaria to Hemkund Sahib | Back to Ghangaria
  • After breakfast we will head out for a trek to the Hemkund Sahib, which is the world's highest Gurudwara. You gain an altitude of 4,000ft in just seven hours. 
  • The trail is steep and consists of a stone-paved uphill route making this part of the trail harder to walk upon. However, some porters and mules will offload your baggage for you, and shops lining the trail make it easier for you to get refreshments as well.
  • Upon arrival, we will pay our respects at the Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara and visit the Hemkund Sahib Lake as well. You will get to glimpse at the Saptarishi peaks and experience the spiritual peace in the premise.
  • Sip on hot piping chai and devour the khichdi that is served in the Gurudwara. Afterward, we will descend to Ghangaria again where we will spend the night after having dinner.
Day 5 : Ghangaria to Pulna | Drive to Joshimath
  • After early morning tea and breakfast, we will prepare for our descent to Pulna. 
  • The descent is the easiest part of the trek and soon you will reach the base. From here on we will drive back to Joshimath. 
  • Upon arrival, we will check into our designated lodgings where we will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 6 : Joshimath to Rishikesh
  • Post breakfast, we will start the return journey to Rishikesh and will reach there by evening.
  • The group will disassemble and part their ways with fond memories.
  • End of tour.


  • Accommodation: 2 Nights Accommodation in a hotel in Joshimath. 3 Nights Accommodation in a hotel in Ghangaria. 
  • Transportation: Surface transfer from Joshimath - Pulna - Joshimath.
  • Meals: All veg meals from day 1st lunch to day 6th breakfast.
  • Snacks: Morning / Evening Tea / Coffee with light snacks.
  • Trek Leader: Qualified and Experienced Trek leader and support staff.
  • Permits: All necessary fees and permits.
  • Safety Equipment: Basic First Aid kit with Oximeter and Oxygen Cylinder and stretcher. 
  • Guide ratio: 1:10 


  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Meals during transit.
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Any fees and permits (For Foreigners).
  • Unscheduled delay due to a landslide.
  • Cost Escalation due to “Force Majeure and Evacuation charges”.
  • Anything not mentioned explicitly in the above program.

Must Carry:

  •  Authentic Government ID Card
  •  Comfortable warm clothing like woolen socks, cap, fleece jackets or warmers, down jacket, toiletries.
  •  Sunscreen & lip balm, Good U/V protection sunglasses
  •  Personal Medicines (if any) & few medicines for altitude sickness (a must)
  •  Power Banks

Cancellation Policy

  • No Refund shall be made with respect to the initial booking amount for any cancellations. However,
  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 75% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In the case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However, no refund will be provided for the same.
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