Botanical Excursion; T.G. Long staff and Frank Smythe discovered the Valley of Flowers in 1931. More than a thousand varieties of flowers, ferns, and Himalayan herbs grow in the valley. The most beautiful of all Himalayan flowers, the Blue Primula can be seen blooming in the valley. To reach the valley one has to trek from Govindghat on the route to Hemkund Sahib up to Ghangharia, 12 km. ahead. A few furlongs ahead of Ghangharia, the trek route to the valley takes a detour towards the left. The valley is at a distance of 5 km from Ghangharia.
Destination: Delhi – Rishikesh – Joshimath – Ghangaria – Valley of Flowers for botanical excursion – Auli – Delhi.
Places Covered: Delhi, Rishikesh, Joshimath, Govindghat, Ghangaria, Hemkund Sahib, Valley of Flowers, Badrinath, Rishikesh.
This trip is perfect for those who want to learn more about plant species and their varieties. Therefore, on reaching in Valley of Flowers you can encounter rare Flowers e.g Brahmkamal, Blue poppy, Potentilla, and hundreds of others. The trip provides you with beautiful greenery and eye-catching views with peace in your heart. The place is very peaceful with fewer visitors in the region. you also get chance to know the locals and their culture. July to November are the perfect season to explore as this period is flower blooming season.