VALLEY OF FLOWERS TREK

VALLEY OF FLOWERS TREK: 5 Night 6 Days Best Deluxe Tours - Ex - Haridwar

Day 1

Pickup from Dehradun / Rishikesh / Haridwar Railway Station

Drive to Joshimath in a shared private vehicle (Toyota Innova – 1 vehicle for 5 people). Enroute see four confluences on Holy River Ganga (Dev Prayag, Rudra Prayag, Karna Prayag and Nanda Prayag). Late evening arrival at Joshimath. Check-in, dinner and overnight stat at Joshimath.

Day 2

Drive from Joshimath to Govind Ghat then Trek to Ghangharia

Post early breakfast, you drive from Joshimath to Govindghat (a small hamlet situated on the confluence of Alaknanda and roaring Laxman Ganga and start point for the fully escorted treak). Govind Ghat to Ghangharia (base village for Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib) is a beautiful trek route with magnificent views and river accompanying you throughout. Hot lunch on the trek route. In the late afternoon, arrive at Ghangharia on the banks of Laxman Ganga. Dinner and overnight stay inGhangharia.

Day 3

Valley Day

Post early breakfast, you start your much awaited trek to Valley of Flowers. It is an easy walk through lush green and spectacular landscape TStunning views and blooming wild flowers are for you to explore once you enter Valley of Flowers. This day is a treat to nature lovers and photography enthusiasts. Valley stretches for about 10 km. It is up to you to explore as much as you can during the time your trek leader allocates (Altitude Valley of Flowers 3658 mtr). (Option to hire pony is NOTavailable as Valley is UNESCO World Heritage Site) After having packed lunch in Valley of Flowers, start your trek back toGhangharia. Dinner and overnight stay at inGhangharia.

Day 4

Trek to Hemkund Sahib

Post early breakfast, start your trek to Hemkund Sahib – a Gurudwara at high altitude. (Altitude Hemkund Sahib 4632 mtr). Today’s trek is steeper compared to previous day. The Sikh community worshipers will boost your moral with “Wahe Guru” chants. Upper ridges of the trek route is a spectacular sight with blooming “Brahma Kamals” the state flower of Uttarakhand. Reaching Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara and offer prayers (optional). Other highlights at the top are views of Himalayan peaks, ever-clear lake outside Gurudwara, natural hot springs and Laxman Mandir. Have packed lunch and start our trek back. Dinner and overnight stay in Ghangharia.(Option to hire pony is available for this day)

Day 5

Ghangharia to Govindghat then drive to Badrinath- Joshimath

Post early breakfast, you start your downhill trek from Ghangharia to Govindghat. Hot lunch on the trek. (Option to hire pony is available). From Govindghat you drive to Joshimath. Evening free to rest and relax and optional sightseeing in Joshimath market area, Shankaracharya matt, Kalpavriksha, Narasimha temple etc. Dinner and overnight stay at Himalayan Abode, Joshimath.

*Advisory:

  • Being monsoon, weather in Ghanghria, Valley of Flowers and Hemkund could be rainy and cold, with temperature ranging from max 20 degrees celsius to min –10 degrees celsius. It is recommended that clients carry suitable warm clothing, protective gear for rainy season and good shoes.
  • Clients are advised to consult their physician and take suitable preventive medication (if prescribed ) as a precaution for high altitude sickness, strictly as advised by their physician
  • Trekking on any particular day may be aborted or cancelled in case of extreme / unfavourable weather conditions, keeping in mind safety of the clients. Himalayan Snow Runner trip leader’s decision on this will be final and binding on clients. No refund of costs or any compensation will be paid to clients in such case
  • All clients will have to complete and sign Himalayan Snow Runner’s mandatory Client Information and Waiver Form before starting the trek

Price Includes

  • All land transfers in air conditioned private vehicle ( Toyota Innova – 1 vehicle for 5 pax) Ex-Dehradun or Ex-Haridwar basis as per itinerary
  • 05 night accommodation in deluxe rooms on double sharing basis ( 2N in Himalayan Abode Homestay,Joshimath and 3N in Nanda Lokpal Hotel, Ghanghria ). Single supplement will be charged extra
  • All meal ( 05 Breakfast, 05 Lunch, 05 Evening snack and 05 Dinner ) as per itinerary from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 6
  • Entry ticket for Valley of Flowers
  • Trek leader and naturalists fees for fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking local trekking guide (1 guide for 8 pax)
  • Hire charges for porters/mules for trekking soft luggage (1 piece per client)
  • Insurances for the guide and porter

Price Excludes

  • Single supplement will cost additional for the trip duration
  • Travel Insurance or any other kind of insurance( Trekkers are advised to obtain applicable insurance on their own)
  • Costs and expenses for medical treatment in case of evacuation or in case of any medical condition or emergency or otherwise for any reason
  • Hire charges for additional porters or mules if separately hired for extra personal luggage or personal ride
  • Charges for Helicopter ride (if any) between Govindghat to Ghangharia and back (INR 7,500 per person, per ride)
  • Charges to carry camera etc into Valley of Flowers
  • Charges for evening sightseeing in Joshimath
  • Any accommodation, travel or transport outside of the above itinerary for any reason. Accommodation at Dehradun or Haridwar can be arranged at extra cost
  • Meals other than B,L,D as indicated in the itinerary or charges for mineral water, other beverages or drinks
  • Any expense of personal nature or any gifts, tips or donations
  • Any drinks, tips for the guide, porter, driver, etc
  • Any other cost or expense which is not specifically included in the price inclusion

Payment Options

We accept payments by the following modes:
For Payment in Indian Rupees Into Our INR (Indian Rupee) Account
1.Bank Account Detail
Account Holder :- Himalayan Snow Runner
Account No. :- 30820452190
IFSC CODE :- SBIN0006170
SWIFT CODE :- SBININBB380
MICR CODE :- 426002022
Branch CODE :- 006170

2. Western Union Money Transfers
AJAY BHATT
Village :Marwari :P O:Joshimath , Chamoli ,
Uttarakhand ,Indian ,
Postal code :246443

Payment
A full deposit confirms your booking with us. Within three days of the booking query you have to deposit full amount for Final conformation

Cancellation policy
  • If cancelled before 15 days of start date – 85 % refund
  • If cancelled within 15 days to 11 days of check-in – 50% Refund
  • If cancelled within 10 days of check-in date – No Refund
  • No refund of costs / any compensation if activity on any day is aborted or cancelled due to extreme/unfavourable weather conditions, keeping in mind safety of the clients. Trip leader’s decision on this will be final and binding on clients
  • No TAC is payable if bookings are cancelled. TAC will be paid / deductible for activity aborted/cancelled