Valley of Flowers
August 3–11, 2019
Western Himalaya is well-known for its meadows of diverse alpine flowers and outstanding natural beauty. The beauty of Valley of Flowers has been acknowledged by mountaineers and botanists. Its gentle landscapes, breathtakingly beautiful meadows of alpine flowers and remoteness make the journey to this valley an enchanting experience. One can see gorgeous flowers like the Brahma Kamal, Blue Poppy, Brook Anemone, and Forget-me-not. Also, birds like White-capped River-Chat, Plumbeous Water-redstart, Yellow-billed Blue Magpie, and Blue Whistling-thrush can be seen along the way.
Camp fees: Rs. 37,300/- for BNHS members and Rs. 38,800/- for others (ex Delhi)
Accommodation: Twin sharing in the hotel.
Grade: Moderate to Difficult**
Reporting: Outside New Delhi railway station at 10:00 a.m. Drop at New Delhi railway station on last day at 4:00 p.m. You are advised to arrive at Delhi accordingly.
Cost includes: Cost is inclusive of travel to/from Delhi, meals (B/L/D), accommodation, permits, transfer of luggage from Govindghat to Ghangharia, and BNHS expertise.
Cost Excludes: Flight/rail tickets, all expenses of personal nature like laundry, pony hiring, porterage, tips, beverages, camera fees, any cost not specified OR under ‘cost includes’.
From Govindghat to Ghangharia, luggage will be carried separately by ponies.
**Though ponies can be taken for most of the trek, there are no ponies available for the trek from Ghangharia to the Valley of Flowers (4–6 km). The season is monsoon (best season for flowers) so rains can be expected during the camp. Accommodation and other facilities at Ghangharia will be basic.
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