Valley of Flowers Trek

Overview

Valley of Flowers National Park is in Uttarakhand and world famous for endemic flowers and variety of flora. It is located in Garhwal region - Bhyundar valley. The British mountaineers, Frank S. Smythe, Eric Shipton and R. L. Holdsworth lost their way after expedition of Mount Kamet in 1931 and reached here. Joan Margaret Legge was appointed as botanist and arrived here to study 1939. However in a tragic accident, she lost her life here. Later her sister erected a memorial in the valley.

The trek starts from Govind ghat and is spread over six days. The distance of the trek is about 50km. One can also choose to visit Hemkunda, a high altitude lake Gurudwara and a Lakshman temple are built near the lake. Seven snow laden peaks and there glaciers encircle the lake. Saptarshi peak and Hathi Parvat glaciers feed the lake.

Most of the people begin, their Himalayan treks with valley of flowers. When the flowers bloom, and there is a riot of colors. The best time to visit the valley is from Mid July to Mid August. There are number of trails in the valley. The valley opens at 7 am and last entry is allowed till 2 pm.

The flowers like orchids, poppies, primulas, marigold, and daisies cover the ground completely. Forests of rhododendron and birch also cover the parts of park a study determined that there are about 520 species of higher plants out of which 498 are flowering.

The blooming valley of flowers is an absolute feat to see. The photographers from the world visit. The valley for photography and trekkers from the world come foe the ever mesmerizing Himalayas. Zenith odysseys treks here during August and welcomes the patrons.

                                 
                            Start Date:                                                   End Date:            
                    18 August 2018 at Delhi                                                                 25 August 2018 at Delhi                                  

    Odyssey Type: Himalayan High Altitude Trek

    Region & State: Garhwal - Uttarakhand

    Maximum Altitude: 4260 mtrs

    Age Group: Age 18 Onwards

    Duration of Trek: 7 Nights 8 Days

    Batch Size: 10 Trekkers

*Zenith Odysseys reserves the right of admission to this trip.
    Day 1: Reporting at Delhi, Transfer to Haridwar, Overnight at Haridwar  

    Day 2: Early morning transfer to Govindghat

    Day 3: Trek to Ghangharia

    Day 4: Trek to Valley of Flowers, Overnight at Ghangharia

    Day 5: Trek to Hemkund Sahib, Overnight at Ghangharia

    Day 6: Trek to Govindghat

    Day 7: Transfer to Haridwar, Overnight at Haridwar

    Day 8: Transfer to Delhi, Trip ends

Notes:

      1) Zenith Odysseys reserves the right to admission to this trek.

      2) Certain fitness level is required, please discuss it with us before booking.

      3) We will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances

           beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights and acts or forces of nature.

Step 1: Contact Call us on +91 9764384221 or +91 9028163088 for seat availability.

Step 2: Payment You have for options to pay us: (a) Online Transfer, (b) UPI, (c) PayTM, (d) Cheque.

Step 3: Fill the Enorllment Form Once transaction is complete, please fill the Enrollment form

Step 4: Confirmation You will receive communication (Email/ Text/ WhatsAPP) from us regarding your booking details and additional information regarding the trip.

Online Transfer:             Bank Name : HDFC Bank

            Branch : Hingne Khurd

            IFSC / RTGS : HDFC0000825

            A/C Name : Zenith Odysseys

            A/C Type : Current Account

            A/c Number : 50200005722253

UPI Address: ZenithOdysseys@HDFCBank

Cheque: can be drawn in favor of Zenith Odysseys ** Participation to activity is subject to realization of cheque.

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Clothes Toiletaries Other Gear
1) Track Pants 4

2) Full Sleeved T Shirts 4

3) Inner wear

4) Jacket

5) Thermals (do carry bottoms too, the uppers should be full sleeved)    

6) Towel 1, Hand Towels 2 or 3

7) Shoes 1 pair

8) Slippers 1 pair

9) Woolen Gloves 3 or 4 pairs

10) Scarf / Woolen cap

1) Sunscreen

2) Soap

3) Tooth Brush & Paste    

4) Moisturizer

5) Lip Balm

6) Hair Oil

7) Shampoo & Conditioner

8) Candid Powder

9) Wet Wipes & Tissue Paper

1) Water Bottles

2) Personal medicines if any

3) Foods like laddu, chocolates or Chiiki, Khakra etc.

4) Identity Proof

Rs. 18,499 per person Ex. Delhi

                                  Inclusions                                   Exclusions
    1) 5 % GST

    2) Meals: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner on All days except last day

    3) Filtered water

    4) Budget hotel accommodation at Haridwar for 2 nights, Tents/ Home stays on rest of the days

    5) First aid kit.

    6) Safety & Tested Equipments

    7) Permits, Toll & Parking etc

    8) Adventure Experts & Leaders

    9) Insurance

    1) Any expenses of personal nature.

    2) All fees and permit for Non Indian Residence are excluded

    3) Porter/mule charges to carry your personal bag.

    4) Anything not mentioned explicitly in the above program.

    5) Cost Escalation due to "Force Majeure" and evacuation charges.

    6) Medical expenses other than First aid.

    7) Any other charges not specifically mentioned in "Fee Includes

    8) Insurance of any type.

    1) More than 400 varieties of flowers

    2) Scenic Himalayan trails

    3) Ganga Arati at Haridwar

    4) Trek to Hemkund Sahib

    5) High altitude Himalayan trek

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