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Valley of Flowers Trekking Package (ex-Joshimath)

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Drive270 kmsAltitude1890mtsStayHotel

Arrival in Joshimath by evening. Have a relaxed evening in Joshimath and acclimatize. Dinner and overnight stay in Joshimath.Joshimath is a small town in the Uttarakhand Garhwal hills on the banks of Alaknanda River. This place is very famous for Sankracharya temple and is also the hub for many mountaineering and trekking expedition in Garhwal Himalayas.

Day 2
Drive22 kmsTrek14 kmsAltitude3048mtsStayHotel

Post early breakfast, you drive from Joshimath to Govindghat (a small hamlet situated on the confluence of Alaknanda and roaring Laxman Ganga and start point for the fully escorted treak). Govind Ghat to Ghangharia (base village for Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib) is a beautiful trek route with magnificent views and river accompanying you throughout. Hot lunch on the trek route.In the late afternoon, arrive at Ghangharia on the banks of Laxman Ganga. Dinner and overnight stay in Ghangria.

Day 3
Trek8 kmsAltitude3658mtsStayHotel

 Post breakfast, start our fully escorted trek to Valley of Flowers. The first part of the trek is through thick forest along the Pushpavati river. Later we trek in the open meadows. Arrive and explore the area.  Witness several varieties of rare flowers including Blue Poppy, Potentilla, Geranium and and hundreds of others. Packed lunch, flasks full of hot beverages as well as assorted refreshments will be arranged. Return to Ghangharia in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4
Trek12 kmsAltitude4329mtsStayHotel

Post breakfast today we start our fully escorted trek to Hemkund - internationally acclaimed, one of the finest high latitude lakes in Uttarakhand Himalayas. It is also a place of worship for Sikhs and Hindus. Its an uphill trek to reach Hemkund.See the crystal clear lake with astonishing views of surrounding peaks, visit Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara and Lakshman Temple on the banks of the lake.Return to Ghangharia in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5
Drive22 kmsTrek14 kmsTrek14 kms

Post breakfast, we start our trek back from Ghagharia to Govindghat and then drive to Joshimath.  Hot lunch on the trek route.  Dinner and overnight stay in Joshimath.

Note:  If Time permits, we can arrange for sightseeing in Joshimath and/or Auli this afternoon.

Day 6

Post early breakfast, start your journey back to city life with fond memories.

Package Inclusions

  • All land transfers in shared private vehicle per ex-Joshimath
  • 5 night deluxe accommodation on twin sharing basis as per itinerary (2N Joshimath, 3N Ghangharia)
  • Veg and egg meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner) for the trip duration as per itinerary (from 
  • Dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 6)
  • Entry fee for Valley of Flowers as applicable to Indian nationals
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local trekking guide (01 guide for upto 8 pax)
  • Charges for mules for trekking client’s soft luggage (1 piece of soft luggage, max 10 kg, per client)

Package Exclusions

  • At extra cost, we can arrange for private vehicle exclusively for your round trip travel from Haridwar/Dehradun/ Rishikesh to Joshimath and back
  • Accommodation at Haridwar/Dehradun/Rishikesh. At extra cost, we can arrange for the same
  • Travel Insurance or any other kind of insurance(Trekkers are advised to obtain applicable insurance on their own)
  • Costs and expenses for medical treatment in case of evacuation or in case of any medical condition or emergency or otherwise for any reason
  • Any accommodation, travel or transport (or any change/upgrade thereof) outside of the above itinerary for any reason
  • Hire charges for mules/porters/equipment if hired by trekkers for personal ride or extra personal luggage
    Charges for hot water at Ghanghria (Rs 50 per bucket). Hot water gysers are available in Joshimath
  • Entry tickets to Valley of Flowers for foreign nationals
  • Charges to carry camera/video equipment inside Valley of Flowers
  • Request for single occupancy will be charged extra (ie. Package price will be Rs. 15500 ex-Joshimath or Rs. 19500 ex-Haridwar, for single occupancy)
  • Meals other than B,L,S,D as indicated in the itinerary or charges for mineral water, other beverages or drinks
  • Charges for helicopter ride, ropeway, chair-car or any sightseeing not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any expense of personal nature or any gifts, sightseeing, tips, offerings, Pooja expenses or donations
  • Any drinks, tips for the guide, porters, drivers, etc
  • Any other cost or expense which is not specifically included in the price inclusion

Important Information

Important advisory & things to carry:

  • Being peak monsoon, weather in Ghangharia, Valley of Flowers and Hemkund could be rainy and cold, with temperature ranging from max 20 degrees Celsius to min 5 degrees Celsius.  It is recommended that clients carry suitable warm clothing,  protective gear for rainy season  and good shoes    
  • Option to hire pony to ride is available for Day 2 (Govindghat to Ghanghria), Day 4 (Ghanghria to Hemkund) and Day 5 (Ghanghria to Govindghat) if any group member wishes to ride instead of trek. Valley of Flowers being World Heritage Site, ponies are not allowed on Day 3
  • Clients are advised to consult their physician and take suitable preventive medication (if prescribed) as a precaution for high altitude sickness
  • Trekking on any particular day may be aborted or cancelled in case of extreme/unfavourable weather conditions, keeping in mind safety of the clients. Trek leader’s decision on this will be final and binding on clients. No refund of costs or any compensation will be paid to clients in such case
  • All clients (and parents on behalf of minors) will have to complete and sign mandatory Client Information and Waiver Form before starting the trek
  • We expect clients to respect local culture and traditions, particularly when visiting temples, Holy places or interacting with locals
  • We promotes ecologically sensitive responsible tourism and we seek our clients’ support to help us leave minimum ecological footprint

Cancellation Policy

  • Within 15 days of Arrival Date/ No Show: No Refund
  • 15 Days to 30 Days prior to Arrival: 50% of the total package cost.
  • 30 Days & More: 10% of package cost (and taxes are not refunded in any case)
  • Note: No refunds in case of Road Blocks, Accidents, etc
Read the Terms and Conditions/ Cancellation Policy/ Refund Policy , etc before booking. Do let us know if you have any query.

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