Valley of Flowers – Hemkund – Badrinath

Location
:Valley of Flowers & Hemkund - Badrinath
Season
:Aug
Duration
:9 Days8 Nights
Event Type
:Adventure, Experience, Tour
Level
:Moderate
Start From
:New Delhi Railway Station
Ends
:New Delhi Railway Station.

Valley of Flowers – Hemkund – Badrinath

Valley of Flowers & Hemkund - Badrinath
9 Days8 Nights

Event Overview

The valley of flowers national park is the second core zone of the Nanda Devi biosphere reserve. The credit for the discovery of the valley of flowers generally goes to the British mountaineer Frank S.Smythe and R.L oldsworth who incidentally reached this valley after a successful expedition of mount Kamet in 1931. Fascinated by its beauty and grandeur Frank S. Smythe revisited this area in 1937 and published a book named “the valley of flowers” (1938). Frank S. Smythe writing made this valley world famous.
The valley of flowers lies main valleys of Alaknanda and Lakshman Ganga in Garhwal Himalayas in chamoli district of uttaranchal. River pushpawati flows through this valley which has its source in the Tipra glacier which extends up to Gauri parvat peak. It is a flat valley 5 kms long and 2 kms wide. Its altitudinal range varies from 3200 to 6675 mts. The park is surrounded by gauri parvat (6590 mts) and ratovan (6126 mts) in the east. Kuntkhal (4430 mts in the west), in the west, Saptring (503Pm) in the south and Neelgiri Parvat (6479 mts) in the north.
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Event Details

Schedule

Day 1 - Departure
  • Report Team Leader at New Delhi Railway Station.around 2.50 pm. Depart for Haridwar by 12055 DDN JANSHTBDI (CC) at 3.20 pm. Reach Haridwar around 7.30 pm.
  • Overnight at Haridwar
Day 2 - Haridwar to Joshimath (Bus Journey – 275 km, 9 Hours)
  • After Early Breakfast move for Joshimath around 6 am by Bus. Lunch on the way. Dinner at Joshimath.
  • Overnight at Joshimath.
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Meal

Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Adventure Activities

Camping
Mountaineering
Photography
Trekking
Hiking

Amenities

Firstaid
Accommodation
Guide
Transport

Transportation

Private Vehicle, Train

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 02.30 PM Drop Time: 05.30 AM

Things To Carry

  • Morning Utilities
  • Hair Oil, Cold Cream, Lip guard, Comb, Sun cream Lotion,
  • Tooth Brush, Tooth Paste, Tissue (Toilet) Paper, Paper Soap, Towel, Napkin
  • Sun Goggles, Scarf
  • Clothing’s
  • Comfortable clothing while Trekking – Two pairs and Extra Dresses for Journey
  • Sports shoes, Extra Socks Floaters for Journey.
  • Shawl, Balaklava (Kantopi)
  • Optional
  • Extra Carry bags, Camera & Camera Batteries
  • Mobile & Mobile Charger
  • One time Tiffin for train journey
  • Other Requirements
  • Water bottle – Min. 2 Ltr., Torch with extra Cells Id Proof, Nail cutter
  • Knee cap, Band – aid, Personal Medicines, if any
  • Enough & Change Money for Shopping. Chain & lock for luggage security in Rail Journey
  • * This is just a reminder list of what to Bring. You can bring other things as per the Need.

Policy

Included

  • Delhi – Haridwar by Chair Car & Haridwar – Delhi by 3 AC.
  • Nanda Devi Conservation permit.
  • Haridwar – Joshimath – Haridwar travel by Bus.
  • All food charges (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Base Camp to Base Camp) Ex. Joshimath.
  • Accommodation in Standard Hotels / Lodge at Haridwar, Joshimath, Ghangriya & Badrinath on sharing basis.
  • Separate accommodation for boys and girls.
  • Team – Pune to Pune
  • Travel Insurance.
  • GST

Excluded

  • Mineral Water / Cold Drinks, etc.
  • Camera & Coolie charges.
  • Food charges during Train & Bus Journey.
  • Personal expenditure of any kind.
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Medical expenses other than “First aid”.
  • Any other charges not mentioned in “Fees Include

Terms & Conditions

Familiarize yourself to new shoes before bringing them to the camp.
Shoes must be large enough so that you can wriggle your toes with socks on.
Please avoid perfumes, Deodorants, scented oils on trails as these disturb the wild animals.
Carry a dull coloured dupatta /scarf to cover your ears and nose during the travel, safaris.
For Himalayan treks be sure to bring along your pullovers, jerkins / wind cheaters, monkey caps, gloves etc.
As protection against sudden downpour, do pack your clothes / equipment in separate plastic bags before putting them in the haversack.
Try to avoid Headphones or gossip with friends. You may miss many wonderful animals and birds in the bargain.
Wildlife sightings are a matter of chance but you can increase the probability of sightings by keeping absolutely quiet.
Do not make Tiger sighting an obsession. You may miss many wonderful animals and birds in the bargain.
Keep our wilderness clean. Please carry all non-biodegradable (plastic) waste back with you.
Do not litter on the trails.

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