How to Reach Valley of Flowers

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How to Reach Valley of Flowers

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How to Reach Valley of Flowers

When you think of your Trek to Valley of Flowers then the first question comes that How to Reach Valley of Flowers, so to make things simple you simply need to arrive at Dehradun or Haridwar and we offer Valley of Flowers Trek packages Ex Haridwar and Dehradun. But if you want more adventure then plan your trek on your own and to help you please read this guide in detail.

Dehradun or Haridwar or Rishikesh

More suitable location to start the Valley of Flowers Trek is either Haridwar or Rishikesh. If you are taking the flight to Jolly grant airport and lading after 12 PM then better to stay in Rishikesh and then next day start the road Journey and if you are travelling by road or railways then its Haridwar. Haridwar to Govindghat takes around 10 Hours so it’s better to start early morning so if your train/flight is reaching late then it’s better to stay overnight and then next day start the journey.

Recommended Hotel in Rishikesh is Hotel Tri Hari and in Haridwar Hotel Sachin International or Hotel Vinayak Ranipur Mod.

Haridwar to Govindghat

Govindghat a small town on Badrinath road is the last road head from where the Valley of flowers trek starts. The best way to reach Govindghat is by GMOU operated “Vishwanath Sewa” Badrinath Buses from Haridwar Bus Stand, there are buses every half an hour and last bus leaves around 8 AM after that only option is to hire a Taxi/Cab from Char Dham Taxi Stand outside Haridwar Bus Stand. Haridwar to Govindghat is connected by NH58  which traverse through idyllic town of Rishikesh, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Ukhimath, Srinagar, Chamoli and Joshimath. You will also be crossing famous confluence of River Bhagirathi and River Alaknanda at Deoprayag from where the Ganges is called The Ganges. After reaching Govindghat stay overnight in Hotel and next day trek to Ghangaria.

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Govindghat to Ghangaria (16 Kms Trek – 5 to 6 Hours)

Govindghat to Ghangaria is a 16 Kms trek and takes around 5 to 6 hours, if weather is good then Govindghat to Ghangaria Helicopter service is also available which cost around Rs 3500 one side per person.

Ghangaria to Valley of Flowers

Finnaly it’s a 3 kms trek from Ghangaria to Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers Trek Map

How to Reach Valley of Flowers

Nearest Airport to Valley of Flowers

Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun is the nearest Airport to Valley of Flowers  and from airport you can hire a taxi  to reach Rishikesh, where  you stay overnight or drive to Govindghat. It is arranged at a separation of 292 kms from Jolly Grant Airport and is all around connected with Delhi with everyday flights. Govindghat is very much connected by motorable streets with Jolly Grant Airport. Taxis are effortlessly accessible from Jolly Grant Airport to Govindghat.

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How to Reach Valley of Flowers via Railways

The closest railroad station to Valley of blossoms is Rishikesh or Haridwar which are well connected to the major cities of India as Haridwar and Rishikesh are the base for Char Dham Yatra. Once you reach Haridwar we arrange transport to Govindghat which is is the starting point of the Valley of Flowers Trek. Govindghat is connected with Haridwar and Rishikesh by NH58 and takes around 10 hours from Haridwar to Govindghat. Taxis and transports are accessible from Rishikesh, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Joshimath and numerous different destinations to Govindghat. Best Train Nanda Devi Express from Delhi


Here are general FAQs on How to reach Valley of Flowers

Can we do Char Dham Yatra with valley of flowers ? 

Yes Char Dham Yatra with Valley of Flowers can be combined but one need to keep sufficient buffer time as best time for Valley of Flowers is during monsoon months and landslide are quite frequent.


How to go Dehradun to Valley of Flowers? 

To go from Dehradun to Valley of Flowers reach Rishikesh and catch the Buses going to Badrinath and get down at Govindghat or hire a taxi/Cab for Dehradun to Valley of Flowers  from Dehradun Railway station.

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