Trip to Serenity – Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib
During the monsoon season, one of the most enjoyable trekking expeditions is the Valley of Flowers “Foolon ki Ghati”. A magnificent natural wonder, the Valley of Flowers is nestled in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 3,600 m above sea level.
Valley Of Flowers is one of India’s oldest known treks with a moderate level trek, with slightly longer trekking days and a steep ascent to Hemkund Sahib that will challenge your endurance. Those who prepare well before embarking the journey can easily survive at high altitudes. To make the most out of your holiday plans, trust the expertise of our holiday planners at Masaga Holidays. From planning to booking and everything else, we take care of everything to make each travel plan a delightful experience.
Valley of Flowers occupies an area of 87 sq km in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand and is a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site. With over 600 different species of flowers including anemones, geraniums, primulas, and bluebells, the entire valley is blessed with rare and exotic Himalayan flora like the divine Brahmkamal, the Himalayan blue poppy, the cobra lily and many more.
Valley of Flowers Trek Highlights
• Experience the scenic beauty of watching infinite flowers in full bloom
• Visit Hemkund Sahib, a Sikh Gurudwara nestled beside a high-altitude dazzling lake Hemkund – A divine experience that calms the mind and soul
• Enticing floral fragrance of exotic flowers that relaxes you through your trek
• Witness the rare and exotic Himalayan flora and fauna – a bewitching experience
• The grand scenic views with natural music in the backdrop exuberate spiritual energy
As time progresses, the valley changes it colors through the season, while hundreds of different flowers bloom. The sighting of rare Himalayan flora such as Brahmakamal and Blue Poppy is associated with good luck and prosperity. The entire valley is blessed with natural abundance. Besides the valley’s beautiful flora, some endangered species call it home, including the Asiatic black bear, musk deer, snow leopard, red fox, brown bear, and the blue sheep.
Opening date for Valley of Flowers trek
Valley of Flowers trek is opening from 1 June 2022. On this 38 km trek, you ascend 14,400 ft at an altitude of 14,400 ft. On average, you gain 2000 ft per day during these four days of trekking for 6 hours each.
Quick Facts about Valley of Flowers Uttarakhand Trek:
Trek type: Easy to moderate
Temperature: Day 12°-20°C at day and 4°-10°C at night
Best Time: Usually between June to September (may vary)
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