Holiday Trip in Valley of Flowers

Enjoy Nature with Valley of Flowers Holiday Packages

Valley of Flowers is a national park located in second core zone of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. The scenic valley has been discovered by British mountaineers Franks S. Smythe and R.L. Holdsworth. They reached to the place by chance after a successful journey of Mount Kamet in 1931. The park is full of flowers and also home to several exotic animals and birds. It is a place to visit, explore and indulge. Travelers booking Valley of Flowers tour packages have an amazing opportunity to enjoy unique & exotic colors and fragrances of different flowers. Valley of Flowers is spread over an area of about 87.50 sq km. It was declared as a national park in 1982 and also got recognition of UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.
Valley of Flowers Holiday Packages
Valley of Flowers Travel Packages
Valley of Flowers Tour Packages

Attractions of Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers is comprised of myriad wonderful alpine flowers. The appeal of this place can't be resisted by anyone. On your way to Valley of Flowers trip, you will come across several cascading waterfalls. There are several natural attractions of this place. Know more from the below written article.

Trekking:
Trekking is one of the greatest attractions of the valley as you pass through several stunning views. Getting to Valley of Flowers, one needs to take at 17 km of trek. The visitors to Valley of Flowers have to take a permit from Forest Department, Ghangaria. This permit is valid for 3 days and visiting and trekking are only allowed during day time.
Vegetation:
The Valley of Flowers is supposed to have 600 species of angiosperms and 30 pteridophytes. More than 45 medicinal plants are also used by local from this valley.
Fauna:
The park doesn't have high density of wildlife animals but features some rarest and endangered animals. More than 13 species of mammals are found in this park, including Red Fox, Musk Deer, Snow Leopard, Himalayan Tahr, Himalayan Black Bear, and much more. You can also see different kinds of butterflies here.
Flora:
As the name suggests, Valley of Flowers is home to various gorgeous flowers. You can also find here several rare medicinal plants. Some variety of flowers to be visited here is Orchids, Poppies, Primulas, Marigold, Daisies, Rhododendron, Angelica, Fritillary and many others.

Best Time to Visit Valley of Flowers

Best time to visit Valley of Flowers is immediate after monsoon from July to September. This time, the valley is at full blossom. The park opens from June to October for visitors.

How to Reach Valley of Flowers

If you are planning to book Valley of Flowers holiday package then explore how can you reach there before doing it. The way to go Valley of Flowers needs trekking.
By Air
Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to Valley of Flowers but you don't have anything to reach at the valley. Road connects the airport up to Govind Ghat and from here, you will have to take a trek of 16 km to reach the Valley of Flowers. For Govind Ghat, you can get taxis from airport.
By Train
The nearest railway station from Valley of Flowers is in Rishikesh but roads are only connected up to Govind Ghat and then you will have to take the trek of 16 km. From Rishikesh, motorable roads are available to reach Govind Ghat.
By Road
Valley of Flowers is connected by roads up to Govind Ghat, which is well-connected to many other places like Haridwar, Rishikesh, Srinagar and much more through excellent network of roads.
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