10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Valley of Flowers

Situated in the Chamoli district amidst the Garhwal Himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand, Valley of Flowers is one of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand. The most striking features of Valley of Flowers are its wide variety of flowers, fresh and green meadows, and a mesmerizing landscape. 

It forms a part of the Nanda Devi National Park & Reserve which is in the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves. Valley of Flowers will open for visitors in the Month of June 2020.

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More than a place, Valley of Flowers looks like a surreal piece of art, captivating you in its beauty. Don’t believe us, experience it for yourself. Here are 10 reasons to include Valley of Flowers in your bucket list.

1. A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Board by forest department at Valley of flowers saying that you can't compare this natural heritage with any artificial park. Unesco declared its a world heritage in the year of 2005

2. Best for budget travelers - Travel cost-effectively

Bird's Eye view of Ghangaria. Lots of Budget Hotels options are available at Ghangaria en-route valley of flowers.

There are budget stays available throughout the trek route. Food is good and soothing to the body. If you are tight on budget but want to experience some peace and joy, then Valley of Flowers is for you.


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Gushing small river streams & a beautiful waterfall on the way to the valley of flower.

3. One of the best trekking trails - Full of nature’s wonders

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Trek with beautiful flowers towards valley of flowers national park.

4. Surrounded by magnificent Himalayas - Panoramic views of the Himalayas

Photo by Praveer 
Scenic view of Valley of Mountains in Valley of Flowers Trek. On Trek From Govindaghat To Ghangaria towards To Valley Of Flowers.

5. Rich variety of flowers - Colorful and lively

'Brahma Kamal' is one of the rare kinds of Himalayan flower found from 3500 mt. to 4500 mt. altitude and usually bloomed in monsoon season. The "Brahma Kamal" flower in backdrop of a waterfall is captured on the way to valley of flowers.

6. Home to rare and endangered animal & birds species

Asiatic black bears, brown bears, blue sheep, red fox, snow leopard are some of the animals found in the Valley of Flowers. All of the animals found in the Valley of Flowers are either rare or endangered. You will be able to see the animals nearby your trekking trail.


Himalayan Monal - the State bird of Uttarakhand & National bird of Nepal.

7. Heaven for photographers

The stunning landscape, the rare fauna, and the diverse fauna is a dream come true for photographers. The whole area of Valley of Flowers is so captivating that you will want to capture the whole of it. Each part has its own special features and honestly, a day isn’t enough to capture the beauty of this wonder.


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A colorful bed of flowers in Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand.

8. Visit Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara- Enroute Valley of Flowers

Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara is one of the holiest places of worship of Sikhs. The calm and peace of the gurudwara along with the delicious Guru Prasad caters soothingly to the tired body of the trekkers. From Ghangaria, the trek towards the Valley of Flowers splits into two routes, one goes towards Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara and the other towards Valley of Flowers. The deviation towards the gurudwara is worth taking as the trek is incomplete without visiting the gurudwara.


Reflection of snow-covered mountains on Hemkund Lake at Hemkund Sahib, Chamoli.

9. Ideal weather-Clean and pure air

You can visit the Valley of Flowers in the summer when other places are scorching in the heat. The weather in the Valley of Flowers and throughout the trek is pleasant. Top it up with the fact that there is no pollution here. You will have an enjoyable trip which will rejuvenate your body and your mind.


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Valley of flowers - a unesco's world heritage site

Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, Valley of Flowers provides the much needed space for people who love solitude. And nature is always a lovely companion.

10. The joy of being with nature

The hustle and bustle of city life has taken a toll on all of us. Trek to Valley of Flowers helps you to get away from the busyness of life and spend time in nature. The gentle chirping of the birds, the aroma of flowers, the refreshing air, and the ever giving nature; all beautifully blend together to let you have the time of your life. Valley of Flowers is a place you really shouldn’t miss.


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Valley of flowers national park Uttarakhand

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Valley of Flowers National Park Tour Packages

Valley of Flowers - Do It Yourself Trek (Budget)
4 Days/ 3 Nights
Rs. 6,500.00
3 Nights Valley of Flowers Package (ex-Govindghat)
4 Days / 3 Nights
Rs. 10,900.00
Valley of Flowers Swiss Camps Tour Package ex-Govindghat
4 Days / 3 Nights
Rs. 12,500.00

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