Valley of Flowers need no introduction. Almost, every traveler wants to visit this trek once in their lifetime. Some say it is over-hyped, some say it is heaven. Whom to believe? So, I decided to visit the place by myself and this article is all about my visit to Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand.
Going to Valley of Flowers was a dream that came true this year. It is a Monsoon Trek that opens up for few months, to be precise, July to September. As it was an impromptu plan, we decided to do this trek all by ourselves, without the help of any guide. We did no pre-bookings, just talked on phone and packed our bags. The next thing I know, we were on our way to Rishikesh.
I am sure this blog and my vlogs on YouTube will definitely help you plan a budgeted trip to this famous and gorgeous trek, Valley of Flowers. So, let's begin...
First thing first, let's talk about formalities. As travel has changed drastically in past 2 years, it is time we start travelling as responsibly. So, please do follow the COVID guidelines before visiting a place.
RTPCR report is mandatory to visit Uttarakhand (please also check the latest regulations). So, get yourself tested and carry RTPCR report (72hrs prior). Report is mandatory to enter the valley.
1. How to reach Valley of Flowers?
As I said, we were on a budgeted trip, so I obviously opted for local transports and reached to Govindghat in just 1150. How? Keep reading..