Valley of Flowers is one of the most beautiful places to visit in India.
Valley of Flowers is visited by tourists, pilgrims as well as adventure seekers. Located in the state of Uttarakhand – India, it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is situated in the middle of tall mountains and is famous for its vast meadows that have several varieties of rare and exotic flowers and various kinds of flora.
Valley of Flowers trek is highly sought after by trekkers, botanists, photographers, foreign tourists, and adventure seekers alike.
Apart from the valley of flowers you also visit Hemkund Sahib, a Sikh place of worship and pilgrimage site. Hemkund Sahib is a gurudwara devoted to Guru Gobind Singh who was the tenth Sikh guru. It is s the highest gurudwara in India at an altitude of 4,329 meters.
Next to Hemkund Sahib is the Hemkund Lake. Hemkund Lake is a serene lake in the heart of the mountains and is fed by the nearby springs and waterfalls. Spend some time sitting next to the lake. Sitting on the banks of the glacial lake surrounded by seven mountain peaks, it is a treat to the eyes and refreshing to the soul.
Itinerary to reach Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib
Day 1: Govind ghat (1,828 m) to Ghangaria (3,049 m)
Day 2: Ghanghria to Valley of Flowers (3,460 m) and Back
Day 3: Ghangria to Hemkund Sahib (4,329 m) and back to Ghangria or Joshimath