I was sitting on my laptop and researched for a beautiful place to visit in 2019. I read tons of articles and watched youtube videos. Suddenly, I saw a picture of a garden full of roses and some big mountains. And that image was of Valley of Flowers National Park which is situated in Uttarakhand.
Then i gather more information about this place here is what i get to know
Location of Valley of Flowers National Park – Uttarakhand, INDIA
Valley of Flowers National Park is an Indian national park, located in North Chamoli, in the state of Uttarakhand and is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora.
It was established in 1982. This place is picture perfect location and offers many beautiful scenes to shoot. This places closes at 5 p.m.
When i read about this place all the people who traveled to this place said that this place is full of adventures. As the way to this place is through big mountains. They often see landslides on their route. Height of mountains ranges between 3500 meters to 4000 meters. As they were moving towards this places roads become thinner and mountains become taller and wider.
Moreover, to reach this place you have to track 10 km to reach this beautiful place.
On the way of Valley of Flowers National Park – Uttarakhand, INDIA, there comes a temple of badrinath. Where you should definetly take a shower. You will feel like you have shed all your sufferings and pains there. It is also very good place to make your camp for one day and rest there.
After spending a day here you can move on your journey to Gobind Ghat which 1 hour away from this place.
One tip here- Make sure to take all eatables and drinks from gobind ghat because all these materials will be very expensive ahead on this route. You’ll have to pay double price.
Then you can start your tracking journey. But make sure to reach before 2 p.m. because after that the tracking route is closed. As there is a risk of wild animals.
Enjoy this moment as tracking is a very peaceful art. Feel the wonders of nature breathe fresh air. You will be filled with so much energy. This is the main essence of travelling Feel The Nature.
Nowadays people got so much busy in their work like that they stop enjoying the blessings of nature. So, be patient there and enjoy the moment
Hemkund Sahib, formally known as Gurudwara Shri Hemkund Sahib Ji, is a Sikh place of worship and pilgrimage site in Chamoli district, Uttarakhand, India. It is devoted to Guru Gobind Singh , the tenth Sikh Guru, and finds mention in Dasam Granth.
The height of Hemkund Sahib is 4,633 m. And this is a magical place you reached here after your tracking journey. All your fatigue will be wipe out after watching this wonderful scenery.
This Gurudwara is fully covered with snow which makes it more beautiful. This is your last destination before Valley of Flowers National Park. From here it is 6 km away.
Way Towards Valley of Flower
After hemkunt sahib there is last 6 km tracking to reach Valley of Flowers National Park. On this way you will encounter some breath taking scenes. You will feel like you are in clouds. There will be tall trees and bushed on the way. Small flowers that will boost your excitement to see the Valley of Flowers National Park.
But beware of black bear and snow leopard on your way. There will be small bridges that you have to cross. And these bridges are picture perfect. The fresh water in these rivers is crystal clear and full of energy.
You will be able to feel the positivity around you.
Reaching Valley of Flowers National Park
As soon as you enter the valley you will feel like you are in heaven. Everything here is so beautiful and colorful. There will be peace all around.
Some small animals will be visible here which are very cute and adorable. Birds chirping will make you given you feeling of love. You’ll see a whole new world.
Your eyes will not blink as they don’t to miss a second to look at this place. You’ll listen to the sound of flowing water which is very pleasant to listen.
Some Useful Tips
Make sure to have enough time to explore this place. You will need 4-6 hours to explore this place fully.
best time to visit this place in spring. As in this weather flowers are bloomed and there will be less cold and you will be able to enjoy that view.
Make sure to take good trekking shoes on this trip. if you are confused which to check read this article
Why to visit Valley of Flowers National Park
There are number of reasons to visit this place. But i will suggest you the main reasons
1.Picture Perfect Location
This place offers very beautiful scenes and if you love to take good photos. This can be a ideal location for you. The landscape of this mesmerizing land is so breathtaking that you would go into trance the moment you reach here.
2. Best Trekking Experience
To visit this place you have to trek a lot. And if you love to track than you will enjoy this journey a lot. but make sure to have proper trekking shoes.
3. Exploring The Nature
There are number of plants and animals that you will encounter on your journey. As they were undisturbed by humans. The valley has three sub-alpine forests levelled at different heights protecting around 500 species of wild flowers.
You may also see black bears and snow leopards
So, this all you need to know about travelling to Valley of Flowers National Park.