What’s the Valley of Flowers Height?
Valley of Flowers is one of the most beautiful treks in north India. Though the trek’s not so difficult, it’s still a steep journey. Moreover, since monsoon is the peak season to visit Valley of Flowers, the journey becomes more challenging. Valley of Flowers height is 12,001 feet, i.e., 3,658 metres above sea level. Due to this, it remains closed during winter season. During this period, the entire region is covered in snow.
Valley of Flowers Height
A lot of trekkers visiting the valley wonder about its difficulty level. Since most people want to visit this destination when the flowers are in full bloom, they have to plan the trek during the rains. This leads to difficult road conditions. Govindghat, the starting point of the trek, is at 5,500 feet, while Ghangaria, the basecamp of the valley, is at 10,200 feet. From Govindghat to Ghangaria, the trek is 14 km, and another 4 km from Ghangaria to the valley.
The overall trek isn’t too difficult. It’s only steep for the first and the last 3 km, that too, between Govindghat and Ghangaria. Availability of ponies and helicopter service has made it easier for elderlies and kids to plan journeys. The Valley of Flowers height is not much higher than Ghangaria. Therefore, the last leg of the trek is pretty easy. It should be noted that ponies and the helicopter service is only available up to Ghangaria.
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