World Heritage site – Valley Of Flower National Park India Tours
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The monsoon rains bring real freshness and was all the dust of the mountains. Blooming of flowers make it the best time for Trekking :
Valley of Flowers: One of the best trek in the area taking you to flowering alpine meadows with visit to some of the most important pilgrimages for Sikhs and Hindus i.e Hemkund Sahib & Badrianth.
A natural plantation, manicured by the surrounding wilderness, The Valley of Flowers is a sudden riot of colours, sharply painted against the sheer whiteness of the snow. Well over a thousand varieties of flowers, shrubs and orchids can be seen in the beautiful valley. The 20 km trek from Govind Ghat is an ideal trek for the beginners or less adventurous. The August bloom is a lifetime memory when flowers can be seen blooming.
Trek to one of the most colourful and enthralling place on earth- a land endowed with an amazing variety of flowers
|Day 01:||Rishikesh-Joshimath (250 Kms)
Morning leave for Joshimath. Lunch enroute in Rudraprayag. Overnight stay at Joshimath.
Joshimath: is the winter home of Sri Badrinathji. It is situated on the slopes above the confluence of Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. It is one of the ‘maths’ established by Adi guru Shankaracharya.Day 02 :Joshimath-Govindghat-Ghangharia (25 Kms drive / 13 kms on foot)
After breakfast leave for Govindghat thereafter 13 Kms trek to Ghangharia. Overnight stay at Ghangharia.
Govindghat: is the confluence of Alaknanda and Laxman Ganga Rivers. It has an imposing Gurudwara named after Guru Govind Singh.
Ghangharia: is the base camp for trek to Valley of Flowers where lodging and boarding facilities are available.Day 03:Ghangharia – Valley of flowers (5 Kms trek)
After breakfast with pack lunch leave for Valley of flowers. Return back to Ghangharia. Overnight stay at Ghangharia
Valley of flowers: East of Badrinath is the exotic valley of Flowers in a conical shape with the river Pushpawati flowing through it. This valley has been declared as a National Park, It is 18 Kms trek form Govindghat. A must – see for all nature lovers.Day 04 :Ghangharia-Govindghat-Badrinath (13 Kms trek / 25 Kms Drive)
After breakfast leave for Govindghat. Lunch at Govindghat and leave for Badrinath. Overnight stay at Badrianath.
Badrinath: Cradled in the twin Mountain ranges of Nar and Narayan is the holiest of the four main shrines- Badrinath along the left bank of Alaknanda with towering Neelkantha Peak as the Splendid backdrop. Once the spot was carpeted with ‘ badris’ or wild berries and hence was famous as Badri van.
Legend has it, when the Ganga was requested to descent to earth to help suffering humanity, the earth was unable to withstand the force of its descent. Therefore the mighty Ganga was split into 12 holy channels.River Alaknanda was one of them that later became the abode of Lord Vishnu or Badrinath.
The temple of Shri Badrinathji on the banks of the Alaknanda River dates back to vedic times. Situated at an altitude of 3,133 mts., the present temple is believed to have been built by Adi Guru Shankaracharya – an 8th century Philosopher saint, who also established a math here. Also Known as “Vishal Badri’, Badrinath is one of the Panch Badris. The temple has three parts – Garbha Griha (the sanctum sanctorum), Darshan Mandap ( for Pujas) and Sobha Mandap ( for devotees to assemble).Day 05:Badrinath – Auli (61 Kms)
After breakfast departure for Auli. After sightseeing night halt at Joshimath, Hotel Dronagiri.
Auli: is an Ideal ski resort in the Garhwal Himalayas with its slopes comparable to the best in the world. Perched at an elevation of 2,500- 3,050 mts. Auli not only offers a magnificent view of the Himalayan ranges but is a delight for winter sport enthusiasts.Day 06:Joshimath – Rishikesh (250 kms)
Early morning leave for Rishikesh. Overnight stay at Rishikesh.
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Cost: 20,000 per person (for group of more than 6 pax INR 14989 per person)
Note: Tour will depart with minimum 5 people.
COSTS include: Road transportation from Rishikesh to Rishikesh by car, Accommodation in Medium Class Hotels (where applicable) on a twin sharing basis, all Meals, tents on twin share basis, cooking tent and utensils, table and chairs, permits and entrance fees,English speaking guide, cooks and porters/mules. We serve variety of food on our trips which includes Indian, western and Chinese.
COSTS exclude: Accommodation in Rishikesh, Personal Insurance, Porters or ponies for personal stuff, Mineral water and bottled drinks, all alcoholic beverages and Expenses of personal nature.
Trip Option Two :: Valley of Flowers Delhi to Delhi or Haridwar to Haridwar
Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi – Rishikesh – Joshimath – Ghangaria – Hemkund Sahib – Delhi
Day 1 : New Delhi – Rishikesh
Arrive at our office in New Delhi and After the necessary check in details, we get introduced to our tour leader. After that we then leave for Rishikesh, at our office in Rishikesh we check in our gear and things to carry. overnight in Rishikesh.
Day 2 : Rishikesh – Joshimath
On arrival transfer to midway for freshening up and then leave for Joshimath by car. On the way visit Rudra prayag where Mandakini and Alaknanda rivers meet. On arrival at Joshimath, check in hotel. Dinner & Night Halt.
Day 03 : Joshimath – Ghangaria
Early morning we leave from Joshimath for Govindghat, which is the starting point for the trek. From Govindghat there is a gradual ascent along a well – maintained pilgrim trail to the camp at Ghangaria – the base from where day walks can be made into the valley of flowers. Arrange porters and prepare for the trek. After a light breakfast, 14 km trek up to Ghangaria. Dinner & Night halt at Camp. ( All meals at camp).
Day 4 : Ghangaria – Valley Of Flowers – Ghangria
After breakfast 4 km trek to Valley Of Flowers (3858 m ) from Ghangaria. The valley is an enchanting sight with an impressive array of rare wildflowers like brahma kamal, fane Kamal with range of small multicolored flowers make it a delight for travelers. The snowclad peaks including Nilgiri Parbat (6474 m) stand in bold relief against the skyline. The valley is 10 kms long, 2 kms wide, and is divided by the Pushpawati stream, into which several tiny streams and waterfalls merge. After enjoying the beauty of valley we come back to Ghangaria. Dinner & Night halt at camp. ( Pack lunch and dinner ).
Day 5 : Ghangaria – Hemkundsahib – Ghangaria
After breakfast 6 km trek to Hemkundsahib (4329 m) from Ghangaria. This is quite a steep climb. In the Sikh holy book, the Granth Sahib, the Sikh Guru Gobind Singh recounts that in a previous life, he meditated on the shores of a lake surrounded by seven snowcapped mountains now recognized by Hemkund. We visit Lake & Gurudwara. Again 6 km trek back to Ghangaria. Dinner & Night halt at camp. ( All meals )
Day 6 : Ghangaria – Joshimath
After breakfast leave for Govindghat on the trek of 14 kms and reach govindghat be afternoon and drive back to Joshimath after that. check in hotel on arrival and relax. One can also visit Auli in the evening. overnight at hotel. ( breakfast and lunch ).
Day 7 : Joshimath – Haridwar
Early morning we leave with packed breakfast from Joshimath for Haridwar. On the way visit Devprayag and Rishikesh. check in hotel on arrival. ( Breakfast and dinner).
Day 8 : Haridwar – Delhi
After breakfast we visit Har ki pauri and then go to Chandi Devi by Cable car After lunch we proceed to Delhi. Tour ends on arrival. (Breakfast)