Valley of Flower Trek
Valley of Flower National Park in Valley of Flower Trek
The place was little known to outside world due its inaccessibility. In 1931, Frank S. Smyth, Eric Shipton and R.L. Holdsworth, all British mountaineers, lost their way while returning from a successful expedition to Mt.Kamet and happened upon the valley, which was full of flowers. They were attracted to the beauty of the area and named it the "Valley of Flowers." Frank Smythe later authored a book of the same name.
he place is spread between low, middle and higher alpine ranges and includes valley, river bed, forests, meadows, slopes , stone desert and caves. Because of this diversity the valley of flower is full of around 600 varieties of plants and trees which gives it the colorful look during the monsoon season when flowers bloom and gives the whole valley its eye catching scenery. The Valley of Flowers has long been acknowledged by renowned mountaineers, botanists, and in literature for possessing large variety of medicinal plants apart from others which are considered as rare and are not found anywhere in the world. If you are a nature lover and want to see the best of natural beauty at display then Valley of Flowers is a perfect destination for you to quench your thrust and catch your imagination with is variety of orchids, poppies, primulas, marigold, and daisies flowers.