Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Day3 -Ghangariya-Valley Of Flower- Ghangariya

We woke up at 7 Am and after some breakfast and packed lunch we head off for valley .To bath, a hot bucket of water costs 30 bucks.
Plan : Trek to Valley of flower and came back.
Valley of flower: In short a beautiful valley of different species of flower, recognized by Indian Government as National area.Best time to visit is Monsoons.

You need permit for valley of flower. No camping is allowed due to ecological reasons.Valley of Flower is under Nandadevi Biosphere.
The Trek wasn't very diffcult comparing to the one we did yesterday.

Trek to Valley (This one taken by Vivek with wide-angle-lenses )

One relief was there were no ponys so the road was clear and we dont have to stop to give side to pony.We started around 9 Am and reached 11:30 AM .

Some diffcult trek route

Some diffcult trek route in between

Midway we have some rest and somewhere the route was very risky and muddy.With the first sight of valley it looks very beautiful,the cloudy weather was an added compliment to the beauty of the scenery. We decided to gather around 1:30 Pm for some lunch.

The valley is 10 Km long(only 5Km of it is allowed to trek) and 2 Km wide.We decided to trek further.It started raining ,we came prepared for rain .Everybody got their rain coats in action.
We keep travelling as it wasn't raining heavily.

Welcome to Valley !

The Valley

Beautiful valley

Some of the flower we found in Valley of flower

Day 4 : Ghangaria-Hemkund-Ghangaria

Day 1(Noida-Haridwar-Rishikesh-Joshimath):
Day 2(Rishikesh-Govindghat-Ghangariya):
Day 3(Ghangariya-Valley Of Flower Trek-Ghangariya):
Day 4(Ghangariya-Hemkund Sahib Trek-Ghangariya):
Day 5(Ghangariya-Govindghat-Badrinath-Josimath):
Day 6(Joshimath-Auli-Noida):