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    Valley of Flowers Trek with Helicopter

    Add-On Options
    • 0 (Double Sharing)
    • 0 (Extra Transport)
    • 350 (Travel Insurance)
    • - (Bag Portage)

    ₹19500(5% Off)

    19500(5% Off)

    18525

    5% GST extra

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    • Days

      4

    • Grade

      Easy

    • Distance

      12 km

    • Altitude

      3,650Mt

    • Region

      Uttarakhand

    • Max. Group Size

      15

    • Start Point

      Haridwar

    • End Point

      Haridwar

    • Suitable For

      Beginners

    • Service Category

      Standard

    Description

    Valley of Flowers is a magic land that was hidden from all for a long long time. It was discovered by accident in 1931, when a team of British mountaineers led by Frank S. Smythe, lost their way while descending from Mt. Kamet and landed in the valley. Botanist, Holdsworth, accompanying the expedition first saw and was awestruck by the blue shade of the valley. The shades of the valley can be witnessed even today during monsoon months from July to September.

    Trip Highlights

    • Helicopter Tickets from Govindghat to Ghangharia and back to Govindghat included in the program (approx Rs. 6000/-)
    • Expert Guide of the valley will accompany the group who’ll explain the various flowers, stories and more!
    • Capture the beauty of this World Heritage Site without having to be in the crowd. Shortest possible time to visit the valley.
    • SUV Jeep in Good Condition with Fuel for the journey from Haridwar to Govindghat and back is covered in the cost. No worrying about driving or fuel. Enjoy Every Moment!
    • Deluxe stay in Govindghat with Dinner and Breakfast on the House! Packed lunch while on the trek.

    100% Guaranteed Departures

    All the departures of this tour are guaranteed, so once you’ve booked you can rest assured that you’re going! This gives you the confidence to book all your travel arrangements and simply look forward to your holiday.

    Itinerary

    day 1 – HARIDWAR TO GOVINDGHAT

    Morning meet-up at Haridwar and drive to Govindghat. Govindghat is our base for Valley of Flowers trek. We drive through Devprayag, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Karnprayag, Nandprayag, Gopeshwar and Joshimath. The drive is long (about 275 kms.) and takes about 09-10 hours. We reach our base in the evening and overnight at hotel in Govindghat. Meals Included: Dinner.

    Day 2 – GOVINDGHAT To GHANGHARIA (HELICOPTER) & VALLEY OF FLOWERS TREK

    We start early morning by helicopter and reach Ghangharia within minutes. We then take on 10-12 kms long return trek inside the park. It takes about 05 hours. After that, we stay in premium camps at Ghangharia. Meals Included: All Meals

    Day 3 – Hemkund Sahib & Heli back to Govindghat

    This is the day we can simply relax, come back to Govindghat early and visit Badrinath, trek to Hemkund Sahib and return to Govindghat later. Anyway, as per your choice, we make arrangements and you stay at our hotel in Govindghat at night. Meals Included: All Meals

    Day 4 – GOVINDGHAT TO HARIDWAR

    Morning after breakfast, we drive from Govindghat to Haridwar via same route. We reach back Haridwar by evening 05-06 p.m. Meals Included: Breakfast Note: In case you’re booking train / bus futher from Haridwar, please book one which is departing after 08 p.m.

    Custom Trek

    This Valley of Flowers is a custom program. You can select the date of your choice. We run the program based on of group size, dates and any special requirements.

    Cost Terms

    The price is based on a group of 06 trekkers travelling together. Any change in number might change the final price.

    Inclusions:

    • Haridwar to Haridwar drive in Toyota Innova Car.
    • 2 Nights Deluxe Accommodation in Govindghat.
    • 1 Night stay in Premium Tents in Ghangharia.
    • All Meals from Dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 4.
    • Two-way Helicopter ride between Govindghat and Ghangharia.
    • Services of a local and professional Guide inside the Valley of Flowers.
    • Refreshment and pack lunch.
    • Valley of Flowers National Park permits.
    • All parking, toll, driver charges.
    • All government and forest permits.

    Exclusions:

    • Any other service not mentioned above.
    • Any refreshment, snacks, energy drinks for personal use.
    • Any additional portage/mule for personal luggage.
    • Any tips or gratitude.

    Cancellation Policy:

    • Up to 30 Days:- 90% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refunded.
    • Between 21 – 30 Days:- 60% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refunded.
    • Between 20 – 11 Days:- 30% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refunded.
    • Less than 10 Days:- No refund.

    Important Note:

    • The helicopter ride is dependent on weather and the minimum number to operate. In case of cancellation of heli-ride, we will provide transport to the pony point and arrange a horse for you for the journey.
    • Please note that the trek is taking place in a remote region with limited network and connectivity, any last minute operations take up a little time and we would appreciate your patience.

    RISKS & PRECAUTIONS

    Every adventure has its own set of risks and precaution one needs to take.

    Triund Trek is a beginners easy-grade trek. But the same makes it risky because many first timers come who are unaware of the basic risks in adventure.

    Risks in a fine weather day can be pain in the legs due to fatigue, injury due to slip or fall. Mountains can also present harsher climates which include heavy storm and rainfall, snowfall etc. They may add risk to the route.

    Precautions for Valley of Flowers Trek

    • Most important thing is that you plan for the worst, go with a local guide and listen to instructions at all times.
    • Stick to the main route as much as possible. Locals may be using shortcuts because they know the place inside out and are used to the terrain.
    • Consumption of alcohol or other intoxicants should be strictly avoided.
    • Water intake should be kept high.
    • Avoid going near steep unmarked slopes.
    • Stop for clicking pictures. Do not go to the edge for clicking selfies.
    • While giving way to the mules that pass-by, always and always stand to themountainside.

    Equipment & Gears

    What to Carry

    • One Thick Jacket
    • One mid-layer / Fleece Jacket
    • Extra T-Shirts
    • Shoe with a Good Grip
    • Woolen Socks
    • Cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Water Bottle
    • Personal Medicines
    • Toilet Paper
    • Rain Cover / Poncho

    MAP

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    Can we stay in Valley of Flowers?

    Tourists are not allowed to stay overnight in the Valley of Flowers and therefore there is no accommodation in the Park. You can stay at private lodges and hotels at Ghovindghat.

    Which mobile services/internet available in Valley of Flowers?

    Mobile network availability is one of major issue in the valley. There is availability of Idea & BSNL networks but signals are quite weak. However, land line STD booths are available with reliable service at Ghangharia at slightly higher prices.

    Where is Valley of Flowers Trek?

    The trek to Valley of Flowers (VoF) and Hemkund starts a little beyond Joshimath, at a pilgrim hamlet called Govind Ghat. Leave Haridwar or Rishikesh early in the morning and travel along River Alakananda on the Badrinath highway.

    What is the Valley of Flowers trek best time?

    The location has a pleasant climate throughout the year. However, the best time to go for the trek is from July to September, after the first monsoon rains and when the flowers are in full bloom.

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