Valley of Flower Tour – a Blissful Journey to Heaven of Flowers
About 595km from Delhi in Chamoli Garhwal in Indian state of Uttaranchal, there locates a scenic heaven named 'Valley of Flowers'. Perhaps the most captivating landscape in India with a rich diversified flora, this place was obscured to the world, and was thronged only by the locals till as late as 1931. Frank Smith - a trekker, botanist and an explorer - visit this magical land accidentally, and he later on introduced this place to the rest of world. He was extremely impressed by its scenic beauty, and even wrote a book here named "Valley of Flower".
The reason why the valley obtains such a rich diversified flora is its location at a transition point of Zanskar ranges and Eastern and Western Himalayas. The place houses a wide range of flower species some of them being internationally endangered. Besides this, various enchanting plants are there which have been used for medicinal purpose. Along with that, breathtaking views of cloud-kissing peaks, shimmering rivers & waterfalls and wonderful opportunities for trekking & trailing make it hot favorite among tourists, especially the ones having sense of nature and adventure. A number of travel agencies offer tour packages to Valley of Flowers, which ensures tourists a stress-free and pleasant journey to this place.
Although the place is open for tourists all through a year, the best time to be here is between the months of June and August. At this time of year, the weather is pleasant and flowers are in their full bloom. Several tour facilities in/around also get opened for vacationers during this season. Being a premium tourist spot, this place is now well-connected to nearby towns in the state. Reach Rishikesh first and then about 11 hours road journey will take you to Joshimath. After that, you will approach to Govindghat from were trekking to Valley of Flower begins. But once you're there, you will forget everything around getting immersed with incredible beauty of nature and an amazing sense of tranquility.
As stated earlier, trekking to the Valley begins from Govind Ghat. Move ahead and you reach to Pulna where the eyes get stuck to an incredible beauty of nature. With enchanting wild-flowers, cascading waterfalls, rocky boulders and majestic green hills, this place resembles the beauty of heaven. Once you reach Ghagharia, you have only one option to compete your journey: on your foot. There is just a single track to get into the valley. The path turns a little tough beyond Ghagharia, but all the troubles are worth taking, as a never-seen beauty is waiting for you just a few km away. There are many small valleys within the valley itself, all of them are flower-laden and worth watching. The last of the valleys near Donagair Garh is tremendously beautiful and leave the visitors speechless.
You will surely get an experience like never before at this magnetically beautiful place. Buy a suitable Uttaranchal package to plan your trip to 'Valley of Flowers' properly.
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