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Valley of flowers & Hemkund Sahib combined Trek.- A Colorful Rendezvous with Nature.
Highlights – Meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora. Almost 300 species of wild flowers bloom here unhindered by mankind. The prominent species are Brahma Kamal, Blue Poppy, Cobra Lily Anemone, Geranium, Marsh Marigold & Frenula. Also the valley has to offer much more than flowers. There are waterfalls, glaciers, towering mountains, big rivers and quaint villages. And Hemkunt Sahib, a Sikh place of worship and pilgrimage site with its setting of a glacial lake surrounded by seven mountain peaks.
The Valley Of Flowers covers only 8,950 hectares, is encircled by snow capped peaks from three sides and nestled in expanse of Gori peak and The Bhyundar Khal (Pass), at the juncture of The Great Himalayan Range and the tail of Zaskar Range from the west. In 1931 Frank visited here the sublime beauty and a myriad collection of wild flowers and eventually inspired to write a book ‘Smyth a mountaineer, botanist and a great nature enthusiast, who accidently fumbled down into this wonder land while coming from his successful Kamet expedition. He found dumb himself by the sheer beauty of it’.
Before the exploration and popularization of it the local people were frequently visiting the valley for their daily need of precious medicinal herbs and other life supporting elements. In September 1982 the Government of India declared it as national park to preserve its precious flora and fauna because some of the species were found endangered. In July 2005 VOKF figured in the list of World Heritage Sites of UNESCO.
This richly diverse area is also home to rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, brown bear and blue sheep. The gentle landscape of the Valley of Flowers National Park complements the rugged mountain wilderness of Nanda Devi National Park to the east.10% DISCOUNT (if booked 90 days in advance with full payment) per person on Twin Sharing basis subject to minimum 2 pax travelling together. GROUP Discounts available on minimum 10 paying paxCost of Rail or Airfare to and from the meeting point.
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Day 1 : Haridwar - Pipalkoti - Joshimath (268 km/ 8 hrs)
Arrive at Haridwar rail way station by Approx 10 AM Meet and greet by our guide and transfer to your waiting vehicle to begin your drive to Joshimath. The journey takes you along the stunningly carved valleys of the Ganges and Alaknanda rivers to catch the most sacred and spectacular views of 5 Prayags and encountering typical Garhwali people and their life style. You make short stops for lunch and photographs on the way. Arriving at Joshimath check in at hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 2 : Pipalkoti - Govindghat - Pulna Village - Ghanghria (3100 m) (60 km, 2 hrs, trek 10 km, 5 hrs)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Pulna, via Joshimath, the trek starts from Pulna Village, a 10 km trek to Ghanghria, takes 5 hrs, a crossing Pulna and Bhyundar villages. There are a good number of eating joints on the way. Later on arrival check into your hotel for Dinner & Overnight
Day 3 : Ghangaria - Valley Of Flowers (3600 m) - Ghangaria (12 km both sides / 6 – 7 hrs)
Ghangaria – Valley Of Flowers (3600 m) – Ghangaria (12 km both sides / 6 – 7 hrs)
Morning after breakfast, follow a well maintained trail with packed lunch, cross over a bridge on the Pushpavati River and the path ascends up to the core of Valley of Flowers. You can sense the aromatic smell of exotic flowers and plants seems a welcome call from the Valley with the mesmerizing view of the Ghori peak in the back drop and the Pushpavati River flowing in its vibrant mood amid of the valley. Dinner & Overnight in hotel
Day 4 : Ghanghria - Hemkund Sahib (4329 m) - Ghanghria, (12 km trek both sides / 6 – 7 hrs)
Morning after an early breakfast, start a steep ascent of 6 km. to Hemkund Sahib, a sacred Sikh shrine, surrounded by the seven pinnacle peaks and a serene blue lake on the right a temple erected to the Hindu faith that of Laxman, brother of lord Rama, who is believed to have meditated as the Guru Gobind Singh did in his previous life. This holy place is known as Lokpal (the lord of land) Have your Lunch break and by 3 pm start your descend trek to Ghangaria to reach your hotel before sunset. Dinner & Overnight stay
Day 5 : Ghanghria - Govindghat - Joshimath
Morning after breakfast, start your descending trek of 14 km to Govindghat. On reaching there get into your waiting vehicle and drive to Joshimath. On arrival transfer to your hotel for dinner & overnight stay
Day 6 : Joshimath - Haridwar (288 Kms - 8 Hrs)
Morning after breakfast transfer on time to Haridwar railway station to board train for onward destination
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|No of pax||Age Limit||Price per pax (Rs)|
|Adult||Above 12 years||$ 699 / Adult|
* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.
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On confirmation of the programme from the " Company " a deposit equal to 50% (fifty) of the contracted value of the tour price is required to be sent directly to the "Companys" bankers, vide swift transfer/ credit card with a confirmation copy of the same to the "Companys " headquarters, at New Delhi. The balance of the contracted value 50% (Fifty) shall be paid not less than 35 days before commencement of tour OR a deposit of 100% (Hundred) is required 35 days before commencement of tour.
Please note for Group Travel, Luxury Resorts or Luxury Train holidays & during Peak season (October to March) 100% (Hundred) is required minimum 90 days prior to travel date.
Travel dates may be changed up to 35 days prior to travel without penalty. An administration charge of 10% will be charged, if a confirmed booking is changed or transferred up to 35 days before commencement of the tour. After this time all changes will be treated as cancellation and will be subject to the charges mentioned below. Cancellation charges are calculated from the day, written acceptance of confirmation along with deposit is received by the “Company” and expressed herewith as a percentage of the total tour price including surcharge as follows:
Days Prior to Arrival – up to 35 Days: 10%
34 to 10: Days: 40%
Less than 10 Days: 65%
Day Tour starts: 100% (No Refund)
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Reviewed: Aug 01, 2018
"Best Travel agency in India" They did an amazing job in planning, arranging and executing our itinerary with all hotels, transportation, sightseeing, etc in a very professional way for our political and business delegation from the USA. Highly Recommend !!
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Reviewed: Aug 01, 2018
""Outstanding"" Good Morning Kamal, Greetings from the sunshine state of Florida and the vibrant city of Miami. We arrived back in Miami safely and back to our way of life. I must say our time in India was very impressive. I am already thinking of my return. Thank you for your warm hospitality and for taking the time to arrange such beautiful tours of your country. A life time experience I will never forget. There is something magical about the beautiful people of India, their culture and way of life. Which is such a beautiful gift from our creator. It was such a pleasure to have met you, one of the sweet spirits behind this magic. Thank You Kamal. And the highlight of our trip apart from visiting the Taj Mahal was meaning your lovely wife, Lovely. We were absolutely blown away by her beautiful personality. Please extend our greetings. To the little people of your house, I send lots of hugs and kisses to them. They are too cute. Thank you again for everything
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Reviewed: Aug 01, 2018
I found this company to be very proactive in providing information and details about my trip along with great advise and a very responsive service. Would highly recommend this company to anyone travelling to Delhi/India for the first time or the 10th time.
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