Uttarakhand’s Valley Of Flowers Is Open From 1st June! Make Plans & Watch 600 Species Of Flowers!

by Shreya Rathod
Uttarakhand’s Valley Of Flowers Is Open From 1st June! Make Plans & Watch 600 Species Of Flowers!

Watching flowers bloom is a beautiful scenic view! In India, the state of Uttarakhand houses a Valley Of Flowers that is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The authorities have opened it for tourists from 1st June, and it is going to be a picturesque view for photographers. Here’s everything you need to know about the Valley Of Flowers In Uttarakhand.

Valley Of Flowers Is Open For Tourists

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The UNESCO World Heritage site, Valley Of Flowers, is open for tourists from June 1st. With heavy icebergs situated on both sides, tourists will have to walk through the middle. Spread across 87.50 sq km, the valley is open from June 1st to October 31st.

Tourists from India and other countries visit around this time to take in the valley’s natural beauty and its 600 different varieties of flowers. Brahma Kamal, Fenkamal, Bluepoppy, Marisius, Marigold, Golden Rod, Jasmine, Rowan, Helmet Plover, and Golden Lily are among the numerous flowers that blossom here.

Along with this, uncommon wild animal species including the musk deer, snow leopard, monal, wild cat, and Himalayan black bear also graze here.

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Uttarakhand Houses Exotic Flowers!

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As its name implies, the Valley of Flowers is a location where the splendour of nature is at its height, offering a breathtaking experience. Intriguing displays of exotic flowers include orchids, poppies, primulas, marigolds, daisies, and anemones. Parts of the territory are covered in birch and rhododendron sub-alpine forests.

The scenery along the way to the valley is stunning, including cascading waterfalls and rushing streams. The valley, which is located at a height of around 3,600 metres above sea level, is also home to several extraordinary and rare wildlife species, including the Himalayan monal, the grey langur, the flying squirrel, the Himalayan weasel, the black bear, the red fox, and lime butterflies.

The high-altitude Himalayan valley has long been mentioned in the literature, by notable mountaineers and botanists. It has been acknowledged on a global scale for more than a century and is mentioned in Hinduism. Since ancient times, the valley has been frequented by locals.

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