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.
|COST OF THE TRIP||Rs. 9,500/- Per Person (Sharing Basis)|
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Haridwar to Haridwar|
|CITY DEPARTURE OPTIONS||Rs. 12,500/- (Ex-Delhi) + Airfare*|
|Location||Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand|
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.
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.
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.
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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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|
BOOKINGS AND PAYMENT POLICIES:
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|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|
OTHER TERMS & POLICIES:
|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.