Best time to visit Valley of flowers, Uttrakhand.

Valley of flowers is snow clad for most of the year and it becomes accessible only in the month of June. Officially valley of flowers opens First June every year. Valley of flowers is always beautiful. It depends upon your taste that what you would like to see.

Valley of flowers in June:

This is the time when snow starts melting rapidly and small plants starts growing and glaciers keeps on melting. By the end of June the valley of flowers is reaching towards its youth and starts changing its color from white to green with new flowers keep on coming on daily basis.

Huge Glaciers are found in Valley of Flower in June. At this time snow starts melting and the seeds of the last year’s plants starts germinating and by July all the flowers will be at full bloom.
Huge Glaciers are found in Valley of Flower in June. At this time snow starts melting and the seeds of the last year’s plants starts germinating and by July all the flowers will be at full bloom.

Golden Lilly in the month of June, this flower can be seen till 2nd week of July
Golden Lilly in the month of June, this flower can be seen till 2nd week of July

Colony of Golden Lilly in the month of June, this flower can be seen till 2nd week of July
Colony of Golden Lilly in the month of June, this flower can be seen till 2nd week of July
Beautiful Glacier seen in June Month.
Beautiful Glacier seen in June Month.
Beautiful Glacier seen in June Month. Please note the beautiful Rhododendron flowers on right side of trek.
Beautiful Glacier seen in June Month. Please note the beautiful Rhododendron flowers on right side of trek.

June Flowers Gallery


Valley of flowers in July:-

This is the time when valley of flowers is in full bloom and will be in full bloom till August end. You will find lots of greenery and flowers everywhere in the valley of flowers. If you are fond of watching glaciers you should go in earlier weeks of July(Latest by 15th July). Please watch our pictures of glaciers taken in valley of flowers. Most of these pictures are taken in the first and second week of July.

Pushpawati river bed is 6 kilometers in the Valley of Flowers. You can see the pink shade on the river bed . This pink shade is due to a colony of a beautiful flower Epilobium Latifolium or we can call it River Beauty also.
Pushpawati river bed is 6 kilometers in the Valley of Flowers. You can see the pink shade on the river bed . This pink shade is due to a colony of a beautiful flower Epilobium Latifolium or we can call it River Beauty also.

Valley of flowers as seen in Mid July. The pink shade on the river bed is Epilobium Latifolium. This flower looks very beautiful and is found on river banks. You can see our gallery on deeper parts of valley of flowers to see more very beautiful pictures of Deeper parts of valley of flowers.

Following in one of the picture of our deeper parts gallery on valley of flowers . You can have a look on the gallery to see more such pictures.

Epilobium Latifolium deep inside the Valley of Flowers.
Epilobium Latifolium deep inside the Valley of Flowers. You can see these flowers till August end.

Valley of flowers in August:

With the passage of time different type of flowers keeps coming and going as per their turn. After a good experience you can find the exact flowering time for each type of flower. There are some flowers which bloom only for a week or so. For example you will find Ladies Slipper Orchid flower mainly in first week of July. You will find maximum number of flowers till mid August and slowly number of flowers will reduce and the plants start maturing and die but not before dropping their valuable seeds for the next year. The color of the valley starts turning from Greenish to yellowish peach. Please watch the picture below of August last week.

If you come during this time you will find Valley of Flowers as well as Hemkund Sahib both in full bloom. You can see lots of Brahama Kamal flowers as Hemkund Sahib.

As time passes the plants in Valley of Flowers get mature and you can see lesser number of flowers are visible. Leaves of the plants starts turning color to yellowish green/peach.
As time passes the plants in Valley of Flowers get mature and you can see lesser number of flowers are visible. Leaves of the plants starts turning color to yellowish green/peach. This picture was taken in August End.

Valley of flowers in September:

This is the last month when you have an access to Valley of flowers. The number of flowers reduced, but the color of the valley will change in a dramatic way as you can see in the picture below. Soon there will be snow fall and the plants and seeds will be buried deep under the snow. The seeds will again germinate in next year and the cycle will continue. As rainy season gets over by the end of August so the valley is accessible through out without disruption. Officially the valley of flowers will close on September 30th.

Valley of flowers as seen in September. Valley of flowers is turing yellowish in color and you will find more of berries then flowers.

Valley of flowers as seen in September. Valley of flowers is turing yellowish in color and you will find more of berries then flowers.

Valley of flowers in October:

Snowfall starts in October and the valley is closed officially for general public.

Valley of Flower is snow clad in May. At this time snow starts melting and the seeds of the last year’s plants starts germinating and by July all the flowers will be at full bloom in Valley of Flowers.
Valley of Flower is snow clad in May. At this time snow starts melting and the seeds of the last year’s plants starts germinating and by July all the flowers will be at full bloom in Valley of Flowers.

Valley of flowers trek itinerary

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  1. I am planning to visit Valley of flowers on 12th August, 2017 from Delhi.
    Kindly send me a detailed itinerary. Time period will be 12 to 15 August 2017.

    1. Hi,
      Can not be completed in three days sir.

      1. Will it be safe to visit during monsoons,as the best suitable time is in August…
        Also can you give an idea how many days would be required minimum

      2. It should be safe, til date no causalities as per our information in monsoon. All people visiting valley of flowers in monsoon went back safely.

  2. Will it be sutable to visit valley with my 5 minths pregnent wife. Is acces to the place is easy or tough.

    1. We dont recommend.

  3. Hi,

    I am planning a start my trip from 12th August. I will be accompanied by my wife, 7 month old son (5 months old now) and our domestic help (62 years).

    Please help me planning my trip. My son and domestic help will stay at hotel while we trek.

    Thank You!

    1. We dont recommend you to bring your seven month old son.

  4. is it suitable for Honeymoon in december ?

    1. No sir, Valley of flowers is closed during December, you can come to Auli, we have very beautiful resort at Auli,

  5. Hi,
    What are the packages for trek to valley of flowers? I am a single trekker and needs to be accommodate d in a group. Is this possible?

    1. Yes we can accommodate you in a group.

  6. Hi ,

    Is it a group trek? Want to travel solo in the month of July.
    COuld you please sent me the cost and itinerary.

    1. Hi,
      A detailed itinerary has been sent to you, please check and revert. You can join our groups even if you are solo.

    2. I want to join the trek with a friend, send me the complete details i.e. cost , when we can register, etc

      1. Hi Mam,
        A detailed itinerary including cost has been sent to you. Please check and revert.

  7. Would like to know the detailed itinerary

    1. Hi Mam,
      A detailed itinerary has been sent to you. Please check and revert.

  8. Hi
    me & my friends want to visit this vally and nearby places. we r 6 persons..pl.tell me that can 8 days r sufficiant for this tour..

    1. Hi,
      Thanks for contacting us for a trip to valley of flowers, A detailed itinerary has been sent to you, please feel free to contact us any time. You are eligible for the group discount as well.

  9. Is it possible to visit this place and Hemkund Sahib during the month of Feb 2018?

    1. Hi Sir,
      Valley is closed in the month of February. Valley opens in June and closes in the end of September. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you. Please go through it and revert.

  10. Please send me the detailed itenary along with costs.

    1. Hi Sir,
      A detailed itinerary has been sent to you including cost. kindly go through it and revert.

  11. I want to trek solo in June, 2018. Can you please send me the cost and itinerary.

    1. Hi Sir,
      A detailed itinerary has been sent to you. kindly go through it and revert.

  12. I want to join this trip with my family. Please share with me detailed itinerary? Distance to walk, 9 year kids can manage to walk, difficulty level etc..

    1. Hi Mam,
      A detailed itinerary has been sent to you. Kindly go through it and revert.

  13. Hi!
    Could you please mail me the itinerary?
    Thank you

    1. Hi Sir,
      A detailed itinerary has been sent to you. Kindly go through it and revert.

  14. Sir, is it open in april? If not what are the other treks we can do in april?

    1. Hi Sir,
      Please tell us your group size, As Valley of flowers is closed in April.A detailed itinerary has been sent to you, kindly check and revert. You can trek for Kuari pass.

      1. Sir please suggest me the best trek we have plan in March end

      2. Hi sir,
        You can come with us for Auli and Kuaripass trip.

  15. All though this blog is about valley of Flowers – which I understood best time to go in July or Sept .. can u pls. suggest some other moderate trek route for two of us near by Chopta ? we are 48 yrs old .. and travel freak ..
    duration planned : 6 days ..
    pls. suggest ..

    1. Hi Sir,
      We only organize trip for Valley of flowers. Please inform us if you interested for Valley of flowers.

  16. Hi please send me the itenary. we r three and wish to visit in June 2018

    Thanks

    1. Hi Sir,
      A detailed itinerary as been sent to you. Kindly go through it and revert.

  17. Hi Devkant,

    Very nice website! Lots of info!
    Please send me a detailed itinerary with costs. I will be leaving from Delhi. So, please specify the assembly point and the day to day program, including places to stay. Thank you!

    1. Hi,
      A detailed itineray sent to you, please check and reply.

  18. please send me complete itinerary with costs. we are planning to visit Valley of Flowers after visiting Badrinath during 1st week of June 2018. Kindly guide us. we are 3 members. Pls send me separate itinerary both by trek and helicopter.

    1. Hi,
      The detailed itinerary is sent to you. Please send your phone number to us on our mail Id or call us on 9991142759 / 9991242759

  19. Sir, please send me the complete itinerary with costs separately both for trek and helicopter. We are 3 members and are planning to visit Valley of Flowers after visiting Badrinath during 1st week of June.

    1. The detailed itinerary is sent to you, Cost for helicopter ride is approx Rs. 3200 per person one side.

  20. I am planning to visit this place in july, can u send me the travel detail, i belong to gujarat.

    1. We have sent you itinerary on your mail. Please check and revert you can call us on 9991242759.

  21. Please share the detailed itinerary of Valley of Flowers.

    1. We have sent you itinerary on your mail. Please check and revert you can call us on 9991242759.

  22. Please send me the complete itinerary of valley of flowers and cost of package

    1. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you. Kindly go through it and revert you can call us on 9991242759.

  23. Could you send me some information (trecks, packages and itinerary) to visit the valley of flowers between mi july and mi august? Thanks marie-christine sandjivy

    1. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you. Kindly go through it and revert you can call us on 9991242759.

  24. I would love to have an itinerary for coming August. Could u pl. help?

    1. A detailed itinerary is mailed to you please check or revert you can call us on 9991242759.

  25. Hello, Thanks for sharing the info bro, I am planning to visit valley of flowers in end of July. Please send itinerary and any suggestions for bikers also will there be landslides?

    1. A detailed itinerary is mailed to you please check or revert you can call us on 9991242759.

  26. Please share the itinerary with me

    1. A detailed itinerary is mailed to you please check or revert you can call us on 9991242759.

  27. plz send me the itinerary for trek

    1. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you. Kindly go through it and revert you can call us on 9991242759.

  28. Hello, I’m planning to visit here in July. Ca you please share the itinerary for 3 people? We will be going from Delhi.

    1. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you. Kindly go through it and revert you can call us on 9991242759.

  29. kindly message me full details with itinerary including cost per head and facilities included for valley flowers trek and also send details with itinerary, permission and cost per head if you are conducting Satopanth trek for a maximum of 5 days.

    1. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you. Kindly go through it and revert you can call us on 9991242759.

  30. we are planning to visit Valley of flowers and Satpanth during july end or before 2 nd week of august 2018. we will be a group of around 10 participants. what is your best offer from Haridwar back to Haridwar covering vof , hemkund, Badarinat and satopanth trek including room stay at Govindghat/Gangheria/ Badarinath. my contact no 9483087761

    1. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you. Kindly go through it and revert you can call us on 9991242759.

  31. Please send the itinerary

    1. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you please check or revert you can call us on 9991242759.

  32. i want to go mid october,2018,after durga puja,it is correct time to go?

    1. The Valley of flowers will be open from June on-wards till September end. You can call us on 9991242759 for more information.

  33. I want to visit Valley of flowers on Mid July 2018.please send me the Itinerary,Iam 58 years old.with mild heart problem.

    1. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you please check or revert you can call us on 9991242759.

    1. The valley of flowers is open from June first week onwards till september end. For more information you can call us on 9991242759.

      1. Devkant ji we are in badrinath on 28.5.18 should we able to visit on 28 and 29

      2. The Valley of Flowers is open from June first week onwards till September end. For more information you can call us on 9991242759.

      3. we are planning to visit on 2nd week of June 2018. we are 5 persons of age group of 35-40 all male.

      4. A detailed itinerary has been mailed to you. You can call us on 9991242759 for more information.

  34. Which is the best time to visit….how abt June…is it advised…. When does it rain

    1. A detailed itinerary has been mailed to you. You can call us on 9991242759 for more information.

  35. How about December end? Is it good time to visit?

    1. The Valley of Flowers is open from June first week onwards till September end. For more information you can call us on 9991242759.

  36. Can you plz provide me the details of expenses for one person and itinerary (ex. Delhi)

    1. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you please go through it or you can call us on 9991242759.

  37. please advise how to visit form Rishikesh to VALLEY OF FLOWER

    1. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you please go through it or you can call us on 9991242759.

  38. Do you have a package in September?

    1. Yes we have, A detailed itinerary has been sent to you please go through it or you can call us on 9991242759.

  39. Hi can u forwrd the entire details as planning to come on 20/21 aug

    1. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you please go through it or you can call us on 9991242759.

  40. Please provide package details of september

    1. A detailed itinerary has been sent to you please go through it or you can call us on 9991242759.

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