Valley of Flowers Trek – Himalaya Shelter

The Valley of Flowers Trek offered by Himalaya Shelter is a mesmerizing journey that takes you to a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Nanda Devi Biosphere reserve. This trek is situated at an altitude ranging from 3,352 m to 3,658 m and is one of the most revered monsoon treks of India. The trek starts from a small village called Govindghat and covers a total distance of 38 KM. The highest point you reach during this trek is the Valley of Flowers, which peaks at an altitude of 13,780 feet. The Valley of Flowers is a mystical walk through a valley that opens up to a flower bed, with peaks and a glacier in the background. The valley is home to over 600 flower and plant species, several endangered animals, and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. The valley is a riot of colors by mid-August with balsam, anemones, blue poppy, brahma kamals, primulas, asters, etc. occupying the valley floor. The trek route takes you through some beautiful forests and affords excellent views of snow-clad peaks. The trek gives one the opportunity to visit the 1000-year-old Tungnath temple, which is the highest shrine of Lord Shiva in the world. It is believed to have been built by Arjuna himself. The best time to undertake the Valley of Flowers Trek is during the months of July to September when the valley is in full bloom. During this time, the region experiences pleasant weather with moderate temperatures and clear skies, providing an ideal environment for trekking. The Valley of Flowers Trek is a unique and beautiful trek that offers a chance to witness the stunning beauty of the Himalayan flora. It is a must-try for every nature lover and trekking enthusiast.