Valley of Flowers Travel Information Guide
"Valley of Flowers", national park is located in Chamoli district of Himalayan region of the Garhwal region in Uttarakhand state of India. Nanda Devi National Park and Valley of Flowers National Park are jointly declared World Heritage Sites. Valley of flowers is spread over 87.50 km square area. The Valley of Flowers located in Chamoli district was declared a National Park by the World Organization, UNESCO in 1982. Surrounded by glacial mountains and decorated with more than 500 species of flowers, this area became a world-famous venue for gardening experts or flower lovers. It is said that in the name of Nandankanan it is described in "Ramayana and Mahabharata" too. It is believed that this is the place from which Hanumanji brought Sanjivani for Lord Rama's brother Lakshman, but the locals still shout it as "the residence of fairies and kiners" and come here, although in the modern times, British Mountaineer Francis Smith discovered it in 1931 and has since become a tourist destination.
Legend has it that Hanuman Sanjivani was found in this valley in search of the herbs during the Ramayana period. The valley was first addressed by the British mountaineer Frank S. Smith and his partner RL Holdsworth, who returned co-incident in 1931 with the mission of his Kamet Mountain. Impressed by its bewildered beauty, Smith returned to this valley in 1937 and in 1968 published a book entitled "Valley of Flowers". The months of July, August and September are considered to be the best to visit the valley of flowers.
It is said that there are wonderful medicinal properties in the flowers and all the flowers found here are used in medicines. Drugs that are able to cure horrible diseases like heart disease, asthma, sugar, mental frenzy, kidney, liver and cancer are also found here. Apart from this, hundreds of valuable herbs and herbs are found here, which are extremely rare and do not occur anywhere in the world, which make this reduction more beautiful and important. The valley of flowers is situated on the path of Hemkund Sahib through Govindghat. Located 2 km from Ghancharia village, this area is surrounded by snow-covered hills.
Snakes can see more than 300 species of flowers like poppy and opiate in the valley. To reach the valley of flowers, Govindghat, the last bus stand of Chamoli district, is 275 km away. From here the distance of the entry point is 13 km from which tourists can roam in the valley of 3 km long and half a km wide flower. Govindaghat distance from Joshimath is 19 km.
Nanda Devi National Park and Valley of Flowers in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand are jointly declared as World Heritage Sites. In 2005, the UNESCO World Heritage status was awarded to the Valley of Flowers.
Color changes every 15 days in the valley
In the valley of flowers, more than 500 species of flowers bloom from July to October. The special thing is that every 15 days the color of the valley also changes due to flowering of different species of flowers. It is such hypnosis that everyone wants to be in captivity.
Relief from the cloud of Disaster
During the disaster in 2013, the way to the valley of flowers was full of calamity. Two bridges were flown in a three-kilometer-long walkway from the Ghangaria to the valley of flowers. Although the construction of the road was completed in 2014, but for the flowers of the flowers, it was opened for tourists for one month only. Also, in 2015, 4500 domestic and foreign tourists visited the valley happily, but this time, record tourists are reaching the valley.
Prohibition of plastic carrying
Plastic carrying is prohibited in the flowering valley. The garbage that goes along with food items also needs to bring back the hammer with the tourists. There is a provision for strict penalties if not doing so. There is no facility to stay in the valley, so tourists have to return to Ghangaria before dawn.
valley of flowers Entry fee
Entry fees for Indian tourists for entry in the Flower Valley are Rs 150, while for foreign tourists, this fee is Rs 650. If you have children and their age is less than five years then there is no entry fee.
How to reach valley of flowers
To reach the valley of flowers, the last bus stand of Chamoli district is 275 kilometers from Govindghat Tirthanagari Rishikesh, which falls between Joshimath-Badrinath.
Rishikesh can also be reached by rail, while the nearest airport is in Jollygrant (Dehradun) near Rishikesh. Govindghat is the distance of the Ghangaria 13 km from the entry of flowers in the valley. From where the tourist can lodge the valley of three kilometers long and half-kilometers wide flowers. Govindghat distance from Joshimath is 19 kilometers.