Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers Timings, Entry fees, Online Booking, Route Info

Area: 87.5 Sq. Km

Altitude: 3658 mt above the Sea level.


Year Details
1931 Discovered by 3 British Mountaineers who lost their path.
1939 Joan Margaret Legge, A Botanist did research on the flowers.

Opening Dates: 1st Jun – 4th Oct.

Best Time to Visit: Jul to Sep.

Opening Timings: 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Distance from Govindghat to Valley of Flowers: 11 Km (Approx)

Valley of Flowers Route Planning

From Transportation Modes Distance Time
Joshimath Govindghat By Bus 20 Km
Govindghat Pulna By Sumo 3.5 Km
Pulna Ghangharia By Walk or By Mule 12 Km
Govindghat Ghangharia By Helicopter

(Accommodation available)

Valley Of flowers By Walk 6 Km for Uphill and 6 km for DownHill 3 hours for Uphill

2 hours 30 mins for downhill

Govindghat Altitude: 5500 feet above the sea level
Ghangaria Altitude: 10200 feet above the sea level

The ticket has to be purchased from Ghangharia Ticket Counter by 6:30 am.

Vallery of Flowers Entry fees

Details Indian Foreigner
Entrance fee for one person for 3 days Rs.150 Rs.600
For additional each day Rs.50 Rs.250
Still Camera Free Free
Video Camera (Non professional) Free Free
Video Camera Professional Rs.500 Rs.1500
Filming Charges

Feature Film per day

Rs. 1,00,000 Rs.2,00,000
Filming Charges

Documentary Film per day

Rs.10,000 Rs.30,000
Security for Filming per day Rs.1,00,000 Rs.2,00,000
Security For Documentary Film per day Rs.50,000 Rs.1,00,000

Total distance covered on reaching Valley: 2 Km – 2.5 Km.

Govindghat is accessible from Rishikesh which is 300 Km away.

Govindghat is 20 Km from Badrinath.

Instructions to be followed

  1. One must sign at the entry point
  2. One must sign in the register at the time exit.
  3. Trekking Shoes
  4. Not to carry any seeds
  5. Not to leave any wastage in the Valley

Valley of Flowers Images

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