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Valley of Flowers National Park

VALLEY OF FLOWERS & HEMKUND SAHIB

Duration – 8 Days; Difficulty Level –Moderate; Max-Altitude – 13600ft; Pick-up Point – Haridwar; Base Camp – Ghangariya; Best Time to Visit – July to September

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VALLEY OF FLOWERS & HEMKUND SAHIB
VALLEY OF FLOWERS & HEMKUND SAHIB

Time & Location

19 Aug 2023, 7:00 am – 26 Aug 2023, 10:00 am

Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttarakhand 246443, India

About the event

Day 1: Arrive Haridwar

Today arrive Haridwar. Hotel Check in. Explore Haridwar.

(Meal: Dinner)

Day 2: Haridwar to Joshimath

Today we will drive to Joshimath. The road journey from Rishikesh to Joshimath is indeed a picturesque one, as it takes you through the stunning landscapes of the Garhwal region in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Stay at hotel.

(Meal: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner)

Day 3: Joshimath to Govindghat to Ghangaria 20 KM Drive | 14 KM Trek

After early breakfast, we will start drive towards Govindghat. The road is beautiful and offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountains. Reach Govindghat & Start trekking towards Ghangaria, which is the base camp for the Valley of Flowers trek. The trek is around 14 km and takes around 6-7 hours to complete. Overnight stay at Ghangaria.

(Meal: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner)

Day 4: Trek from Ghangaria to Valley of Flowers to Ghangaria 15 KM Trek

Wake up early and have breakfast. Start trekking towards the Valley of Flowers, which is around 4 km from Ghangaria. Spend the day exploring the valley and its stunning wildflowers. The valley is home to over 500 species of wildflowers, including the Himalayan bellflower, Himalayan cobra lily, and Himalayan blue poppy etc. Return to Ghangaria by late afternoon. Overnight stay at Ghangaria.

(Meal: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner)

Day 5: Ghangaria to Hemkund Sahib to Ghangaria: 

Wake up early and have breakfast. Start trekking towards Hemkund Sahib, a Sikh pilgrimage site located at an altitude of 4,329 meters above sea level. The trek is around 6 km and takes around 4-5 hours to complete. Explore the Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara and take a dip in the holy Hemkund lake. Return to Ghangaria by late afternoon. Overnight stay at Ghangaria.

(Meal: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner)

Day 6: Ghangaria to Govindghat to Joshimath (Badrinath Optional)

Wake up early and have breakfast. Trek back to Govindghat. Drive back to Joshimath. Overnight stay at Joshimath.

(Meal: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner)

Day 7: Joshimath to Haridwar

After early breakfast, we will leave from Joshimath to Haridwar. Reach Haridwar in the evening.

(Meal: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner)

Day 8: Departure

After breakfast, Departure to your destination.

(Meal: Breakfast)

Cost: - 23,499/-

Inclusions

1. Haridwar to Haridwar Accommodation (Guest house, Home stay, Tent)

2. Transportation Haridwar to Haridwar 

4. Meals as per mentioned in itinerary 

5. Trek equipment: Sleeping bag, mattress

6. All necessary permits and entry fees

7. First aid medical kits

8. Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader

Exclusions

1. Any Air / Train Fare.

2. Any kind of personal expenses.

3. Food during transit.

4. Mules or porters to carry a personal backpack

5. Any kind of emergency evacuation charges.

6. Any early return travel costs or accommodation except for the days as per the itinerary.

7. Hot water for bathing/washing or any other purpose except drinking.

8. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.

NOTE:

1. Mountain Hikers expect to carry your personal luggage on your own.

2. If you want to offload your luggage, you can give it to the Mules.

3. Offloading Charges of Mules: Rs. 2500/- (Approx.)

4. Backpack weight should not be more than 10 kg.

5. Carry a waterproof cover for your bag packs.

6. Trolleys / Strollers / Suitcase bags are not allowed.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

In case you wish to cancel your trek please email us at hikers.mountain@gmail.com & contact our respective representative.

1. 50% refund if cancellation is made more than 30 days and less than 45 days prior  to the departure date of the event.

2. 25% refund if cancellation is made more than 20 days and less than 30 days prior  to the departure date of the event.

3. NO refund will be made if cancellation is made within 20 days prior to the  departure date of the event.

4. In case of cancellation of any event due to reasons beyond control (like Natural  calamities, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure etc.) of Mountain  Hikers, no refund shall be payable.

Cancellation charges are based on the total trek fee, irrespective of the amount paid either full or partial.

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