How to reach Valley of Flowers National Park Uttarakhand

Valley of Flowers National Park is located at an elevation of 3610 meters above sea level in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The trek distance of Valley of Flowers is 17 km Fm from Govindghat, Chamoli. Govindghat is the last point from where the Valley of Flowers trek start. From Delhi, the bus or taxi is the best way to reach Valley of Flowers.

Valley of Flowers location


How to reach Valley of Flowers by Air

The visitors cannot reach directly to the Valley of Flowers by air. The nearest airport from Govindghat is Dehradun Airport which located at a distance of 287 km whereas the nearest international airport is located in Delhi which is 263 km far from Dehradun. Daily flights are available from Delhi to Dehradun. From Jollygrant airport traveler can hire a cab or can travel by bus from Dehradun, Haridwar or Rishikesh.

How to reach Valley of Flowers  by Train

There is no railway line in Valley of Flowers. The nearest railway station from Govindghat is Rishikesh 271 km, Haridwar 296 km and Dehradun 310 km. These all railway station are well connected with major cities like Delhi, Lucknow, Amritsar, Gaziabaad etc and also daily train is available from these destinations. After reaching Haridwar, Rishikesh or Dehradun, relax one night there and leave for Govindghat as early as possible next morning.

How to reach Valley of Flowers by Road

After reaching Haridwar or Rishikesh or Dehradun the road trip to Valley of Flowers starts. The traveler can hire a cab to reach Govindghat. Bus and taxi are available from Delhi ISBT, Dehradun, Haridwar and Rishikesh to Govindghat. Its a better idea to leave for Govind Ghat as early as possible. Stay one night in Govidghat and then leave for Valley of Flowers next morning.

Delhi To Valley of Flowers 

The distance between Delhi to Valley of Flowers is 504 km. For a convenient journey, the traveler can book bus which directly goes from Delhi to Govindghat. Tempo and cab are also available from Delhi to Govindghat. If you are traveling by your own vehicle then you can use GPS to reach Valley of Flowers. The distance chart of Delhi to Valley of Flowers is Below –

Delhi to Meerut (77 km) – Meerut to Roorkee (109 km) – Roorkee to Rishikesh (51 km) – Rishikesh to Devprayag (74) – Devprayag to Rudraprayag (67 km) – Rudraprayag to Gopeshwar (73 km) – Gopeshwar to Govindghat (77 km) – Govindghat to Valley of Flowers (17 km trek).

Dehradun to Valley of Flowers

There are 3 ways to reach Valley of Flowers from Dehradun. First, the traveler can take a direct bus from ISBT to Gopeshwar. after reaching Gopeshwar the traveler can cover the rest distance by shared taxi. Second, the traveler can take a shared taxi from Rispana Bridge to Joshimath. After reaching Joshimath the traveler can take a shared taxi from Joshimath to Govindghat. Third, the traveler can hire a cab from Dehradun to Govindghat.

Dehradun to Devprayag (74) – Devprayag to Rudraprayag (67 km) – Rudraprayag to Gopeshwar (73 km) – Gopeshwar to Govindghat (77 km) – Govindghat to Valley of Flowers (17 km trek).

Rishikesh to Valley of Flowers

A direct bus is not available from Rishikesh to Valley of Flowers. The traveler has to go Dheradhn first and then travel by bus from Dehradun to Joshimath. A bus comes from ISBT Kashmiri gate the traveler can travel by this bus. Another method to travel from Rishikesh to Valley of Flowers is by cab.

Rishikesh to Devprayag (74) – Devprayag to Rudraprayag (67 km) – Rudraprayag to Gopeshwar (73 km) – Gopeshwar to Govindghat (77 km) – Govindghat to Valley of Flowers (17 km trek).

Haridwar to Valley of Flowers

A direct bus is not available from Haridwar to Joshimath and Gopeshwar. The traveler has to book a bus ticket in advance for a convenient journey or they have to hire a cab from Haridwar to reach Valley of Flower. There are 3 halts to travel by bus. First, the traveler has to take the bus from Haridwar to Srinagar then from Srinagar, the traveler has to take bus or taxi from Srinagar to Joshimath and from Joshimath, the traveler has to take another taxi to reach Govindghat.

Haridwar to Devprayag (74) – Devprayag to Rudraprayag (67 km) – Rudraprayag to Gopeshwar (73 km) – Gopeshwar to Govindghat (77 km) – Govindghat to Valley of Flowers (17 km trek).

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