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Valley of Flowers National Park

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Valley of flowers national park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in Garhwal Region of Uttarakhand State in India. This valley was discovered by Frank S Smythe in the year 1931. Nature lovers, botanist, photographers, mountaineers all come to...more
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246443, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a heaven for trek enthusiasts, specially first timers. From Ghangaria, it takes around 1.30 hrs to reach starting point of this beautiful place. During rainy season, May to August, this valley turns into nature's canvas. Various flowers with so many colors can be seen....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank brklsnr
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Entry before 12pm ...a difficult trek..but at the end you will land in a mesmerizing valley full of various different variety of flowers... The whole view from there was worth all the hardwork ...an enchanting view which consists gushing melting glacier water stream ,beautiful snowclad...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vikassadhotra
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

A National Park maintained by Government of Uttarakhand. Fees to be paid at the initial point is Rs 150₹!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 846shashankp
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This site is a must see for those that love nature at its best. The challenge is getting there! I travelled from Rishikesh where in August which is during the wet season and it was hard to find a tour to get there so decided...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank mark10r
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Best time to visit Valley of Flowers is July/August 2018. Visited in July 2018 and the valley was in full bloom. Total trek of 12km one way(total of 24kms)-no ponies.the trek though difficult is doable & worthwhile & you don't feel it as you are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Narayan A
Reviewed 24 October 2018

For all the nature lover, I recommend you to visit this place as you have never this sort of raw beauty anywhere else in India, I went this year in the first week of June, the park is open only in summer and closes in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

One of best treks done so far. Colourful flowers/green meadows/snow peaks..Effort was all the more worthy as skies cleared and gave beautiful view of valley, Rataban peak and Tipra glacier...

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I did a lot of reading prior planning the trip, however none of the websites mentioned about the rip off one can encounter when you reach Govindghat. We parked our car at the parking lot and hired a jeep to take us up to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank loui_a
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Nature's Masterpiece, Just Awesome & Highly Recommend📢 For Nature🏞️ Lovers......... Do You Love Nature, Mountains⛰️, Peace & Flowers🥀????? If So, Then You Will Want To Hug🤗 This Fantastic Place....... 'The World Heritage Site (UNESCO)' & 'The Indian National Park (1982)' ; " The Valley Of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Kaushik_Aman
Reviewed 24 September 2018

For a nature lover, there can not be a better place than this, i can guarantee that! The valley of flowers is place everyone will certainly and entirely love. for me the only setback is its too far from my location. but one thing i...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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25 January 2019|
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Response from devkant s | Property representative |
You need to take permission from the forest department from Joshimath.
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4 December 2018|
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Response from drvineet | Reviewed this property |
6-7 Kms each day for about 3-4 days. Its a mild trek. No safety measures except for general good body strength is required. No special training needed for this as it is all on a paved path. No fear of animals as trail... More
23 August 2018|
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Response from devkant s | Property representative |
This is not the best time in terms of flowers. However weather will be very nice.