Valley of Flowers Trek

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Valley of Flowers Trek

Valley of Flowers Trek


If you are looking for the Valley of Flowers Trek with lowest prices then your search ends here. Aahvan Adventures is a leading Adventure Travel Operator in India. The Valley of Flowers Trek takes you through enchanting forests of alpine with extraordinary views of the surrounding mountain pinnacles.


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A world heritage site and a popular site for botanists, mountaineers, archaeologists, Valley of Flowers, looks like paradise. It seems as if the place is right out of a literary nature poem or a Bollywood film. Spread over 87.5 sq. km. at an altitude of 3250 m, Valley of Flowers Trek is a part of the Nanda Devi biosphere and the national park in the interiors of the Garhwal Himalayas. Various endemic varieties of alpine flowers and plants call the valley home and their beauty will leave the trekker speechless.

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COST OF THE TRIPRs. 9,500/- Per Person (Sharing Basis)
CITY DEPARTURE OPTIONSRs. 12,500/- (Ex-Delhi) + Airfare*

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Duration6 days
LocationGarhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand

DAY 01: HARIDWAR – JOSHIMATH (1875M) Drive/280 kms/8-9 hrs

We will drive along the Ganga and Alaknanda rivers to reach Joshimath, from Haridwar and though the drive is long, it is quite interesting as we will drive through the holy towns of Rishikesh, Rudra Prayag and Dev Prayag. Overnight stay in Guest House, at Joshimath.


DAY 02: JOSHIMATH (1875M) – GOVINDGHAT- GHANGARIA (3050M) Drive/1 HR & TREK/4-5 hrs

An early morning hour-long drive will take us to Govindghat, from where we will start our trek by first crossing the river Alaknanda by a bridge at Govindghat. Next, we will start walking through lush forest areas and a few villages, towards the Bhyundar valley. Lush green landscape and cascading waterfalls will greet us on our first day of trekking as we embark on a 14 km moderate gradient trek to Ghanghria which will take about 4-5 hours. One can also use helicopter service of hire a mule to reach Ghanghria. Overnight stay in Guest House.



This is the day we will make the much anticipated short ascent to the valley and we promise the valley will not disappoint. Its peaceful and soothing landscape will strike a chord with your heart and you will be able to witness what unperturbed nature, really is like. Sprawling green meadows, decorated with diverse alpine flowers and happy little streams flowing by – all with the picturesque mountains all around. The Ratban Parvat greets you at the entrance of the valley, to the left if the Nar Parvat which separates the Badrinath valley and the valley of flowers. We will spend 3-4 hours basking in the mind-numbing beauty of the valley, after which we will head back to our Guest House at Ghangria.


DAY 04: GHANGARIA (3050M)- HEMKUND SAHIB (4329M) – GHANGARIA (3050M) TREK/4-5 hrs

Today’s trek will be to Hemkund Sahib, a famous Sikh Shrine, next to a placid lake which is surrounded by wildflowers. The climb is steep at places and will take us 3-4 hours. Pilgrims often take a dip in the freezing cold water of the lake, which is a difficult task. However, the hot tea served in the Gurudwara afterwards is divine. We will also visit the Laxman Mandir, next to the Gurudwara and then head back to Ghangria. Overnight stay in Guest House.


DAY 05: GHANGHARIA (3050m) – GOVINDGHAT – JOSHIMATH (1875m) Trek/4-5 hrs

A trek back to Govindghat and a short drive from there will take us to the end point of our trek, Joshimath. You may visit the temple town of Badrinath and proceed to Joshimath on your own. Whether you are spiritually inclined or not, the temple, situated on the banks of holy Alaknanda, under the presence of the Neelkanth peak is a peaceful place to visit. Adding to that beauty are the hot sulphur water springs! As dusk falls, we will return to Joshimath, treat ourselves to a hot shower and a good meal before we settle in for an overnight stay in Joshimath.



After finishing the breakfast, We will leave from Joshimath for Haridwar. It will be around 8-9 hours journey. You will reach Haridwar by evening. The trip ends here.

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August 29 to September 03 (OPEN)

September 05 to September 10 (OPEN)

September 12 to September 17 (OPEN)

September 19 to September 24 (OPEN)


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Rs. 9,500/- Per Person (Sharing Basis)

(Haridwar to Haridwar)


Accommodation during the trek
All meals – vegetarian
Transport (Haridwar to trek & Return Haridwar)
Trekking permits and forest camping charges
Services of an expert trek leader (Qualified in Basic/Advanced Mountaineering Courses)
Trekking equipment (Hiking Pole, Crampons, Gaiters, Tents, Sleeping Bags, Mattresses, Ice Axes, Ropes, etc.)
Safety equipment (First Aid, Medical Kit, Oxygen Cylinders, Stretcher, etc.)
Services of an expert trek team  (Guides, Cooks, Helpers, Porters/Mules)



Transport from your city to Haridwar and Return
Food during transit to and from the base camp
Backpack offloading charges
Personal expenses of any kind
Anything apart from the inclusions
GST 5%



1. Full payment / Rs.5,000 for Trek / Rs.10,000 for Road Trip / Mountain Expedition to be made in advance at the time of booking
2. Remaining / Rest Payment to be made before the start of the trip
3. Booking can be made via NEFT / RTGS / SWIFT / Bank Transfer / Cash
4. GST @ 5% will be additional on all the bookings
5. Last Date of the booking will be closed before 07 days prior trip departure
6. Cross confirm the dates and seat availability from our team via mail or call before any online booking/reservation
7. If any invoice amount is above 2 lacs and mode of payment full or partial is in cash (cash paid at counter or deposited in bank) 1% TCS will be applicable and to be deposited extra on total amount and PAN card copy has to be shared.
8. Full payment is required as per applicable airfare in case of flight booking


1. In the event of cancellation of any trip/adventure activity services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reasons, we must be notified the same via mail at
2. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice on mail and cancellation charges would be as follows
        -Before 30 days: 90% of the total Land Package Cost is refundable
        -Between 21−30 days: 75% of total Land Package Cost is refundable
        -Between 11−20 days: 50% of total Land Package Cost is refundable
        -Less than 10 days: No refund
3. Refund will be processed within 10 working days after the cancellation date.
4. Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation.
5. No Refund will be payable:
        -For any missed/unused services of the tour including the meals due to whatsoever reason
        -If services of the tour are modified, varied, amended, cancelled or not utilized.
        -If any client decides and/or is required to cancel the tour due to any changes made in Itinerary or trip
        -If the client is not satisfied with any service of the operator


1. Aahvan Adventures OPC Pvt Ltd can change the Sequence of the day-wise tour program/Itinerary without any prior notice. It may Change depending upon traffic schedules/restrictions, landslides, flight amendments, weather conditions or any other travel related unforeseen circumstances.
2. In case of cancellation of the group from our end due to any unavoidable circumstances, we will either transfer the booking in our other fixed departure trips or refund the complete amount except flight charges if any.
3. Aahvan Adventures takes utmost care to ensure the safety of its members during any of the adventure programs. However, in the case of any unforeseen mishaps, Aahvan Adventures will not be liable for any injuries caused or for loss of life. All disputes arising due to the above will be subject to the jurisdiction of Ahmedabad only. All participants would be required to sign an Indemnity Form before the start of the program, without which traveller would not be allowed to participate in any of the adventure programs.
4. The package price does not include – Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar charges, tips, portage/ offloading charges during any trip, monument fees, camera fees etc.
5. Package rates are subject to change without prior notice, Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels/flights, cancellation/re-routing of flights, closure of / entry restrictions at a place of a visit, etc. We would not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.
6. It is mandatory for all guests to carry valid photo ID’s (Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card). PAN Card is not accepted at many places as a valid photo ID.
7. Aahvan Adventures reserves right to dismiss any client from the tour due to any form of misbehaviour, unreasonable quarrel or physical/verbal assault affecting a client or any of the Ground Field Staff.

Q. What is the fitness level required for the Valley Of Flowers Trek and how hard is the trek?
A. This trek is moderate and meant for everyone, right from fit/adventurous to seasoned hikers.

Q. Which is the best time for Valley Of Flowers Trek?
A. July to September

Q. What is the maximum altitude point of Valley Of Flowers trek?
A. Hemkund Sahib 4329m

Q. Which transport you provide from Haridwar to Joshimath & Return?
A. Tempo Traveller / Tata Sumo / Mahindra Bolero

Q. What will be the daytime and night temperature?
A. During the daytime, the temperature will be around 8° to 12° and during the night it will fall down to 0°

Q. Are trekking shoes mandatory?
A. Trekking shoes are not mandatory but, it will make the trek comfortable. Take a shoe with a good grip and high ankle support. It would be better if the shoes are waterproof.

Q. Are there any provisions for taking bath?
A. There is no provision for a bath on the trek.

Q. What is the size of the trekking group?
A. 20-30 People

Q. How many guides are there in one group?
A. 2 guides

Q. Is accommodation for men and women separate?
A. Yes, men and women will not be sharing tents, unless they want.

Q. What kind of food you provide during the trek?
A. We provide food for 4 times a day i.e. Breakfast, lunch, evening snacks and dinner.

Q. Do I need to carry any documents with me?
A. Carry an original ID card and a photograph.

Q. Do you provide toilet tents?
A. Yes, we do provide Toilet tents. Male and Females, toilet tents are separate

Q. Can we expect rains/snowfall during the trek?
A. Yes, Sudden weather changes are expected, always carry a light raincoat or waterproof windcheater/poncho.

Q. Is there any mobile network connectivity?
A. In Joshimath you will get all mobile network. In other locations, you won’t have any network.

Q. Where can we get Electricity?
A. During the trek, you will get electricity only in Joshimath.

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Tour Reviews

4.17 based on 18 reviews
September 9, 2018

Aahvan Adventures! is a company that prides themselves on terrific customer service, specifically in the quality of their tour guides and their routes.We recently completed a Valley of flowers trek with them.It was fabulous experience.Next year ill surely join this company for another trek.

August 23, 2018

Valley of flowers is damn beautiful and as the name suggests the entire valley is filled of flowers.Its a heaven on earth. It was a pleasure of its own kind to make your way through the flowers laden trails. Loved the entire experience.

July 28, 2017

This place is unbelievably beautiful. As the name suggests, Valley of Flowers is that beautiful. Loved the experience.Nature at its best – snow-capped mountains, lush green valleys, water streams, glaciers, roar of river flowing down through the rocks, crude treks, variety of trees and much more diversity of beautiful flowers is what I enjoyed the most during our trek to the Valley of Flowers.

July 16, 2017

Passing through the small small villages and really seeing the local people was a great experience. The trek was perfect. I will do it again when I return to India..Itis excellent, the scenery fantastic,the amazing food, the guide the best – very entertaining and informative. I enjoyed lots and lots.Everything was fantastic. I can only recommend this trip.The best way to see the beauty of Himalayas is the Valley of Flower trek…

October 10, 2016

Finally I have completed my 3rd trek with Aahvan and as usual power pack experience with them. I enjoyed beauty of the trek and so much thrilling experience. All things were so much planned and trekking team was too much supportive. Accommodation and food was also clean and I just loved that trek.Very Beautiful trek..

August 18, 2016

We did this 6-day trekking in the Garhwal Himalayas area, the Valley of flower National Park. The route was simply awesome, the guides not only did the job but they went for the extra mile and the people at the home stay made us feel like being home. Not to mention the food that was also very good..

March 19, 2016

I went to this place with friends for Trekking. It was indeed a wonderful experience. Would surely recommend.Its too beautifull

January 5, 2016

The best trek ever of my life….love this trek ..

December 7, 2015

This valley is full of different kinds of flowers.This portion is scene stealer as when you saw this region it look like a multi coloured necklace in the neck of the valley.A special kind of bird also find here because of high altitude named pheasant.This place is one of our world heritage site.

November 30, 2015

Beautifull trek !! If you want to see Heaven, must visit Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand. It is always my dream destination, also must be dream destination of a photographer of Nature liker. The way of Valley of Flower is a amazing destination it self.

June 23, 2015

Valley of Flower trek was very hectic journey for me.Natural beauty,Very serene and beautiful place,vide variety of flowers,lush green valleys…

May 16, 2015

Thanks to Aahvan Adventure team ! I am so much occupied by the place that I cannot wait to visit again. Far away from the city crowd, it’s like going in the lap of nature. Visit for sure everyone, this is something not to be miss out!The management of the entire trip was appreciable. They helped us to explore the place in the best of way.

February 3, 2015

It gave me immense pleasure to reach my dream destination from last four years “Valley of Flowers”. The place offered more than I expected. The picturesque were totally mesmerizing. Running clean water streams, greenery all around, the fragrance of flowers, all was so phenomenon.

September 12, 2014

You’ll feel like you’re on a set of a movie running through the abundance of flowers, all different colours and types.Refreshingly beautiful and amazingly different, my trip to the valley of flowers was very dream like.

August 9, 2014

Very well conducted and executed trek.This place is unbelievably beautiful. As the name suggests, Valley of Flowers is that beautiful. Loved the experience.

June 26, 2014

Nature unlimited. Fresh Air, colorful flowers, clear white water streams and rivers, result of melting glaciers, chilled river water off-course. Trails with flowers both the sides. Would like to visit again.If there is any place that can replace paradise on earth than it is certainly Valley of Flowers.

January 24, 2014

The place is a heaven and it becomes more pleasing when you enjoy every moment without worrying about other things. People do say that one can plan of own, but I would recommend Aahvan Adventures.I would specially mention that the food and guide service was something to adore. The personal attention provided to me as well as to the other members of my group was appreciable. It seemed to me like a trip with family. The beauty of valley is something that couldn’t be defined through words, it’s an experience everyone should have.

October 10, 2013

“Valley of Flowers” as the name hit the mind, automatically the eyes form a beautiful picturesque in front of it of a place that is full of Natural Beauty. The journey became more pleasant and memorable to me, all thanks to Team Aahvan Adventures .