Overview

Fringed with pine trees and adorned with the beauty of snow, the Kedarkantha Peak is one of the most sought after snow-trekking destinations in the country. Situated at a height of 3,800m above the sea level, the trek to this mountain pass in Uttarakhand offers various levels of challenges to the trekkers. Offering an enthralling trekking experience, Kedarkantha winter trek usually originate from Sankri; which can be easily reached from Dehradun and takes the trekkers through the immaculate beauty of the vicinity. From snow-capped Himalayan peaks to a frozen pond, meadows covered with snow to some of the other mesmerising peaks, this trek offers all the marvels, a trekker can wish for! Not just for the trekkers, Kedarkantha winter trek is also an ideal trek for the nature lovers, shutterbugs and other classes of travellers as well. Within the 6 exciting days of this expedition, the trekkers are rewarded with magical views, exhilarating experiences and delightful moments!

Region

Total Trekking

16 Km.

Grade

Altitude

12,500 Ft

Days/Night

6Days/5Night

Minimum Age

8 Year

Temperature

May — June (15C to 20C and night 7C to2C) Sept — Oct (15C to 10C and night 5C to -5C).

Best Season

Pre Monsoon Season:— May first week to June end and post monsoon Season:- September 2nd week to Nov first week.

Itineary

Day 1 — Haridwar​/Rishikesh - GovindGhat/Joshimath (6,151 ft) (Drive/287 km) (8 - 9 Hours)

  • Drive to Joshimath via Devprayag. On the way visit Devprayag where Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers meet. The confluence makes it The Holy Ganges.
  • Arrival at Joshimath by evening, Joshimath: The religious centre, established by Adi Shankaracharya, which he called Jyotirmath, later came to be known as Joshimath.
  • Near by temples one can visit are Nav Durga and Narsingh

Day 2 — Joshimath to Ghangaria By Helicopter and trek to Valley to flowers

  • After an early breakfast drive to Govindghat. Which is the starting point of the trek
  • Board the helicopter for approx. 8 Minutes flying, arrive Ghangharia (Altitude-10000 Feet). Check-out from the helipad,
  • get the entry pass to enter in Valley of flowers. Start the trek or hire pony as per the convenience. cross the old bridge on Pushpawati river & start your trek to witness the unmatched beauty of the valley. The trek is full of natural flora & fauna.
  • Upon arrival at Ghangaria check into Camp. Explore The surroundings in the evening.

Day 3 — Ghangaria (8,050 ft) – Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara & Lake (11,320 ft ) (10 Km Trek 6 to 7 hours)

  • Rise early to take a 7 kms trek to Hemkund Sahib. Hemkund Sahib is the most venerated Sikh Shrines, and considered to be the World’s Highest Gurudwara at an altitude of 4,329 m.
  • 6 km Hemkund Trek (Each Way), heads to Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara & Lake
  • Start trekking back to Ghangria, Campsite and an overnight stay. ad Ghangria.

Day 4 — Depart from GovindGhat/Joshimath to Rishikesh

  • Early morning after breakfast, board the helicopter for Govindghat Helipad then take the vehicle for Rishikesh
  • The awesome tour ends here

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Reviews for Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers Overall rating: 4.4 out of 5 based on 52 reviews.

awesome place valley of flowers

★★★★★
5 5 1
“Valley of flowers is a world famous ltourists destination and is crowded by foreigner and domestic tourists. Especially during the beginning of monsoon when almost all the flowers boom, it appears as a complete heaven. Different flower species each of different colors looks awesome. Not only flowers, there are butterflies all around adds extra charm to the valley. On this site the book called valley pf flowers has been written by its discoverer Frank smith. Awesome place.

Paradise!!! need to see vof!!

★★★★☆
4 5 1
“Yes, in the event that you need to see Paradise, must visit Valley of Blossoms in Uttarakhand. It is forever my fantasy goal, likewise should be dream goal of a picture taker of Nature liker. The method for Valley of Blossom is an astonishing goal it self. We began from Govindghat, around 26 km from Joshimath. You need to cross towns like Bhyandar, Pulna. Goes along backwoods, waterway. As you achieve Ghangria town you will see Pushpawati waterway and feels natural air. Additionally you will discover white delightful blossoms their. By traverse stream, you will enter to Valley of Blooms, encompassed by Mountains, the overcast climate, outside air, hints of Waterway, and different blossoms like Pink Epilobium to Yellow Saxifrage, blue puppy, numerous other brilliant, I overlooked their name. in any case, are in yellow, blue, white, pink, purple hues. An exceptionally serene stunning spot, on the off chance that you will go their without a doubt you will overlook the majority of your stresses.

best trek Vof

★★★★★
5 5 1
“This was my first treking experience and I enjoyed it fully. i still can't forget the week we have spent in Himalayas, Hemkund and the Valley of Flowers .

valley of flowers trek

★★★★☆
4 5 1
“The valley of flowers of uttrakhand is spread in an area of 87.5 sq. kms , so large covering area and crowded by thousands of different flowers. People consider uttrakhand for its himalayan mountains but actual appreciation should be given to these sites. It is absolute heaven and athe land of paradise for nature lovers. The valley is surrounded by mighty mountains and is well maintained by authorities. It will be great to spend a day staring at the flowers, buds and butterflies

Vof trek

★★★★★
5 5 1
“Valley of flowers trek in uttrakhand is suitable for trekkers newbies and experienced. The flowers valley is located in chamoli district and it is easily accessible . And in uttrakhand trekking circuit this is the most lovey destination, you can feel the large bed of flowers extending to different mountains. The easy trek is located at an high altitude in himalayas. perfect for your family trip and adventure.

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Rishikesh to Rishikesh
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Departure Dates

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Day 1:- 8/9 hours drive from Haridwar to Joshimath.
Day 2:- Drive from Joshimath (6,150 ft) to GovindGhat (6,300 ft). By Air to Ghangria (9,843 ft); 3 Min, and Start trek Valley of Flowers (11,500 ft) and back; 6 hours, 5km each way
Day 3:- Ghangria (9,600) to Hemkund Sahib (14,107 ft) and back; 8-9 hours, 5.5 km each way and back to Govind Ghat by Air , Drive to Joshimath (6,150 ft); 1 hours, 20 km drive
Day 4:- Depart from Joshimath. You will reach Haridwar between 6.00 pm and 7.00 pm.

Reporting Information

Reporting Time
6.30 am To 7.30 am
On Last Day
5.30 pm To 6.30 pm

Valley of Flowers Trek Highlights
  • Famous Temples at Haridwar, Rishikesh, Joshimath & Gurudwara of Hemkund Sahib, Confluences, Crystal Clear Lake, Verdant Valley, Snow clapped Himalayan Peaks and many more.
  • Low altitude trek with cavernous gorges, spacious views, vibrant colors. Dazzling variation in scenery.
  • Snow clapped peaks, murmuring Waterfalls, lush green meadows & numerous color of wild flowers.
  • Rare glimpses of an ancient culture of local people.
  • Nights in Hotel/Guest House.

Trek Notes

People with below conditions are not allowed:
  • People suffering from Bronchitis, Asthma, TB, Epilepsy(got faints)
  • High blood pressure or higher BMI.
Chilren should meet below requirements
  • Below 8 years are not allowed
Please note: If you had any medical history, please let us know.

Trek Inclusions/Exclusions

Inclusions


Transport to and from the base camp
The above trek cost includes transport to and from base camp.
Safety equipment
First aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretchers, Walkie-Talkie etc. will be available at campsite.
Accommodation
Stay is included from Day 1 to Last Day. Tents/Homestays/lodges will be provided. Tripple sharing Accommodation and separate accommodation for girls/ladies will be provided
Meals
All meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast at Last day are included. Veg food will be provided during the trek.
Permits/ Forest fees
UTT will arrange trekking permits and forest passes.
Experienced Trek Leader & Team
Qualified trek leaders haing in basic / advanced mountaineering courses certificates/ degrees will assist trek.
Other staff member includes qualified cooks, helpers and porters.

Exclusions


Food during transit to and from the base camp
Food would not be provided during transit and trekkers have to bear the cost at their own.
Mule and Porter charges
Generally we expect trekkers to carry their bag-pack and luggage themselves. For those who wish to use Mule/Porter need to pay Rs 350 per day for same.
Personal Expense
Personal Expense of any kind. The trek cost does not include stay at any location on last day
*Anything apart from inclusions

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