Valley of Flowers located in Chamoli, Uttarakhand is opening for tourists from June 1, 2024. This year it will remain open till October 30. You can plan to visit here anytime from June to October. However, the month of August-September is the best to visit here because during this time the maximum number of flowers are seen here. You can see more than 500 species of colorful flowers in the Valley of Flowers. Tourists come here not only from all over the country, but also from abroad. 

Valley of flowers is rich in biodiversity 

Valley of Flowers in Chamoli is also included in UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. It is also a part of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. Many types of rare Himalayan plants are also found in the Valley of Flowers. This place is a treasure trove of biodiversity. Along with beautiful flowers, various types of butterflies can also be seen here. Musk deer, snow leopard, leopard, monal, Himalayan bear also live in the valley. The view of the Valley of Flowers is such that it gives a feeling of being in heaven. Valley of Flowers remains on top among the popular places to  visit in summer .

Trekking Fees in Valley of Flowers

The fee for trekking in the Valley of Flowers has been fixed at Rs 200 for Indians and Rs 800 for foreign tourists. There will also be a facility of tourist guide for tourists from the base camp Ghangaria for the Valley of Flowers.

How to reach Valley of Flowers?

Air route- The nearest airport to reach Valley of Flowers is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun. From there you will have to book a taxi for Govindghat. After reaching Govindghat, you will have to go to Ghangaria on foot. Here you will have to get a pass for Valley of Flowers. After this, one has to trek to reach Valley of Flowers. To reach Valley of Flowers from Govindghat, one has to trek for about 19 km.

Rail route- If you are planning to come here by train, then you will have to reach Rishikesh. From here you can take a taxi and travel about 250 km to reach Govindghat. After that you have to reach Valley of Flowers through trekking.