Valley of flowers is a World Heritage site popular for its wild blooms nestled in the high altitudes of Himalayas Attractions. This is the magnificent fairyland that upholds the charismatic and charming nature at its best via displaying the lovely waterfalls, small streams and meadows of flowers.
The valley remains covered by the snowy mountains and displayed its flowery face during the hotter months when it gets turned into a colorful carpet full of blooming flora.
Trek to Valley of Flowers is already renowned among the adventure freaks. Apart from that, the place offers wonderful sightseeing of some nearby places that are hard to miss on the trip to valley of flowers.
If you want to enhance the excitement of the journey and want to make the trip more memorable, you must include the below mentioned areas in your Valley of Flowers Itinerary.
Here are the Places Near Valley of Flowers:
Badrinath: It is the most sacred Dham of India. Located at an elevation of 3133mts above sea level, the Badrinath Temple belongs to Lord Vishnu and located on the right bank of the holy river Alaknanda. Located at a distance of 21kms ahead of Govindghat, the Badrinath Dham receives footfall of thousands of pilgrims every year.
Joshimath: It is one of the four maths created by revered Guru Shri Adi Shankaracharya. Joshimath is the home of Shri Badrinath when winters approach in the area. It is also connected to Auli via Asia’s highest cable car. Located at a distance of 26kms from Govindghat, Joshimath also offers the amazing sightseeing to Kalpavriksha and Narsingh Temple.
Auli: Auli is famous skiing destination of India and it is also popular for world’s finest skiing slopes. It offers the astonishing view of the snow clad mountains. Located at a distance of just 36 Kms from Govind Ghat, it beholds the 2nd highest cable car junction in Asia and is well connected with Joshimath.
Mana Village: It is one of the last villages of India that is close to Tibet border. Tourists love to visit this place just to glance at the end of the road. It is located at a distance of 3kms from Badrinath and from Govindghat, it is 24kms far away. While your visit to Mana Village, you can enjoy excursions at Bheem Pul, Ganesh Gufa and Vyas Gufa.
Hemkund Sahib: At Hemkund Sahib, the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Govind Singhji meditates for years. Hemkund means lake of snow and the water of the lake is as cold as snow. Every year, thousands of pilgrims take the trek to Hemkund Sahib to seek the blessings of the almighty landed at the star shaped Gurudwara nestled near the lake. A trek of around 6km is required to get completed from Ghagaria.
Famous for its medicinal and rare species of flora, the Valley of Flowers offers the visitors an epitome of nature at its best. Simply visit the valley and adore your senses with the purest form of natural beauty.