Fixed Trekking Date – 4 August 2012
Valley of Flowers National Park - Valley of flowers is a fairy-land
situated high in the Himalayas of the Uttaranchal, at an altitude of 3,600
meters above the sea-level, protected by snowy mountains. Unknown to humans,
for centuries this is enchanting valley lay frozen during the colder months,
and burst into its youthful beauty every year, as the snow melted with
the advent of summer. This world famous Heritage Site Valley of Flowers
is situated in the upper expansions of Bhyundar Ganga in the far interior
of Garhwal Himalayas.
Spread over an area of 87.5 Sq. Km. The valley is at an altitude of is
3,250 M to 6,750 M above mean sea level. Many a legend are associated
with this vibrant and eye catching Valley, and are often in the epics
of the Ramayana and Mahabharat. The valley of Flowers National Park starts
from Ghangharia but the main valley starts after crossing the gorge and
the stream starting from Nar Parvat, At the entrance of the Valley stands
the snow-clad peak of Ratban Parvat, towards the left is Nar Parvat, which
separates the Badrinath valley from this valley, and to the right is dense
Birch forest on the hillsides. It was in 1931 that Frank Smythe and Holdsworth
stumbled on the valley while returning from their successful Kamet expedition.
They were "at once transported from a region of solemn austerity to a
fairyland of dainty flowers, most of them dwarf, but brilliant in colour".
Bustling with beautiful, lively and vibrant colours, this park spread
over an area of 87.5 sq. kms. has the largest collection of wild flower
species.As though created by nature itself, the beauty of the park is
enhance by the Pushpawati river flowing in the vicinity overlooked by
towering Rataban peak in the background.
Fixed Departure Trekking Trips :
We offer fix departure trekking trips of the Valley of Flowers trekking
promising full value to your money. Fixed departures trips are minimum
2 to maximum 6 persons in one group making it eco friendly.