The Valley of Flowers Trek is nestled in the vicinity of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve and with its multitude of blooming flowers covering the vast expanse of land makes the valley of flower one of the most beautiful Himalayan treks our country has to offer.
Stretched to an expanse of 87.5 square kilometers with an altitude of 15,200ft, the valley of flowers trek is popular among all kinds of trekkers. The sheer beauty that the rich biodiversity offers attracts many avid nature lovers and the steep ascents and descents allow trekkers to relish in the experience of commencing this Himalayan trek and ticking it off of their bucket list. With the Hemkund Sahib awaiting on the other side of the trek, many pilgrims embark upon the valley of flowers trek as well.
Being one of the oldest known treks, The valley of flower trek came on to every trekkers radar all over the world when it was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 2002. The valley is home to more than 520 species of flowers which come together to form a tapestry of colors in front of you with dominating shades of pink, blue and purple. The valley of flowers national park is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand and along with being home to a diverse range of flora, it is also home to many endangered animals including snow leopard and red fox.