Valley Of Flowers Trek: Beginners Guide


The Valley of Flowers trek is  the most popular trek in India. The flowers of this trek give a feeling of heaven on earth. One of the solid reasons behind the fame and popularity of Valley of Flowers is the fact that the Valley of Flowers trek is one of the oldest and most popular treks in India. The Valley of Flowers National Park was established by the Government of India in 1980, and it was subsequently designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002

Now the Valley of Flowers trek has also been included in the list of trekkers around the world. Valley of Flowers by Longo is one of the most visited places in Uttarakhand. It extends for about 8-10 kms. When one enters this valley of flowers, one is stunned to see the beauty of this place, we cannot describe the beauty of this place in words, we have to experience it ourselves and this experience is one of the most beautiful experiences of life. there will be a.

Red flowers, yellow flowers, pink flowers are seen in this beautiful valley, all this in itself is a wonderful sight in the valley of flowers, as well as beautiful peaks are seen everywhere.

Some Facts

  • Region – Garhwal Himalaya
  • Height –  12,000 ft
  • Trekking time –  Approx 7-8 days
  • Best time to trekking –   Mid July and August
  • Trek distance  –   11 kms 

The trek to the Valley of Flowers starts from a small spot on the Haridwar-Badrinath road from Govindghat. Trekkers and tourists can reach Govindghat after a long drive of 10 hours. The trek to the Valley of Flowers starts from Govindghat to Ghana. One can also trek to Hemkund Sahib along the Valley of Flowers. The Hemkund Sahib trek route leaves from the checkpost of the Valley of Flowers and goes straight. Hemkund Sahib Marg is a steep and arduous journey of 6 kms from Gangaria.

Best Time

The Valley of Flowers trek is a monsoon trek and the best time is from July to August. However, the park is open from June to September, when the snow melts. So July and August are the best times as you can see the flowers in bloom. From December, the Valley of Flowers cannot be reached until the beginning of May. 

Difficulty Level

Those people can also climb the Valley of Flowers Trek who are trekking for the first time. The climb of Valley of Flowers Trek is not very difficult. It can do this easily. The difficulty level of Valley of Flowers trek is moderate. Although this trek is not technically challenging, it still requires good physical fitness from the trekkers.

How To Reach

By Train

Roshikesh is the closest railroad station to the Valley of Flowers. You can reach Rishikesh with the help of a train And after that take a taxi from Rishikesh to Govind Ghat, this taxi will take you to Govind Ghat in 11 to 12 hours.

By Road

You can reach Valley of Flowers by road, get a bus from Rishikesh to Joshimath which will take you to Joshimath in 10 to 11 hours.


Day 1: From Haridwar to Govindghat

Day 2: From Govindghat to Ghangaria – Govindghat to Ghangaria

Day 3:  From Ghangaria to Valley of Flowers and back to Ghangaria  

Day 4: From Ghangaria to Govindghat – back to Govindghat from Ghangaria

Things To Carry

  • Trekking shoes
  • Bag
  • Support stick,umbrella
  • Packed snacks, Energy bar
  • Cotton Socks ,Woolen Socks
  • Jacket
  • Sunglass, Cap, Suncream 


If you’re keen on nature then the valley of flowrs is an idea placel for you. Along with nature, the tourists will also get a chance to visit Hemkund Sahib, a religious place of Sikhs. If Hemkund is called only a religious place, then it will also be wrong because this place is full of beliefs as well as is situated in the lap of nature’s captivating views. Along with this, you’ll  also enjoy trekking during this beautiful valley of flowers.

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