Valley of Flowers

Valley of flowers is located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India which is close to Nanda Devi National Park and has an altitude that varies from 10,500 feet to 21,900 feet above sea level. The trek is considered as an easy to moderate trek and is a favourite among the beginners as well as avid trekkers. This place is home to around 300 different varieties of alpine flowers, which appear as a bright carpet of colour against a mountainous snow-capped background and is spread over 87.5 square kilometres (55 miles). Reaching to this place requires some efforts, as the trek begins at Pulna village near Govind Ghat. On the way, you will get to see beautiful waterfalls, a glance of which will soak all your exhaustion. The best time to visit this place is from July to August, when the flowers are in full bloom after the first monsoon rain. In the year of 1982, the valley of flower declared as the National Park of India and UNESCO world heritage site. You can enjoy trekking on Valley of Flowers also.

Place to Visit in Valley of Flowers

  1. Gorson Bugyal.
  2. Malari. Malari
  3. Pandukeshwar. …
  4. Govindghat. …
  5. Joshimath. …
  6. Badrinath. …
  7. Mana Village. …
  8. Auli.

Travel Route From Delhi

  • Distance by Road         465 Kms
  • Distance by Flight         294 Kms
  • Travel Time by Road is  15:20 hrs
  • Nearest Airport in Delhi  Indira Gandhi
  • Nearest Airport in Chamoli         Jolly Grant

Weather

Can vary around

  • 15°C – 32°C in summers
  • 0°C – 15°C in winters,

Best Time To Visit

  • Summer (April to July) because in summer time the weather is very beautiful
  • Winter snowfall (October to February) this time period is best to visit if you love snowfall