Set at an altitude of 3,658 metres above sea level, the Valley of Flowers covers an area of 87.5 sq. kms with hundreds of alpine flowers blooming during the summer and monsoon season. Though the trek’s not-so-difficult, an idea about the Valley of Flowers temperature helps you plan the trip much better.
Covered with a thick blanket of snow from October to May, the valley sees a full bloom from mid-July to end of August. Cool pleasant weather all around makes the latter period the most preferred time to witness these flowers at their brightest.
Summers (May to September)
To view the panoramic beauty of the valley, plan your trek during the summer season. Monsoon, from mid-July to end of August, is the best season to visit the valley. Days remain pleasant, with highs of 17 degrees celsius (average), while the nights are cool, with minimum temperature of 7 degrees celsius (average).
Winters (October to April)
Snow covered during winters, it’s almost impossible to plan a trek during this period. From October to April, the Valley of Flowers temperature can go well below 7 degrees celsius during the day, making the nights even colder, below freezing. Even the roads leading to the valley are inaccessible.
A good idea about the Valley of Flowers temperature helps you plan the perfect trek as per your preferences and experience. If you’re not a seasoned trekker, this information is even more important.
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