Best time to visit valley of flowersis July and August. Flowers are on full bloom in these two months. Valley is blessed with endangered species of flowers such as Brahmakamal, Blue Poppy, Cobra Lily and Geranium Wallichianum etc. Apart from variety of vegetation found here, valley is known for some rare wild animals as well.
Valley is nearly 10 km long and almost 02 km wide. The valley is ringed with snow-capped mountains and watered by streams rising in the mountains, its accessible from late April, but is grandest from late July to the end of August. Literally hundreds of wild flowers bloom in Tread with caution because your visit should not endanger the things you have come to see. Also carry a little salt. The valley is infested with leeches in the wettest weather when the flowers are there best.
trek to Valley of flowers(3858 m) above sea level. The Valley is an enchanting sight with an impressive array of rare wildflowers like Geranium, Marsh marigold, Prinula, Potentilla, Geum, Asters, Lilium, Ranunculus, Corydalis, Inula, Braham kamal, Campanula, Pedicularis, Arisaema, Morina, Impatiens, Bistorta, Ligularia, Anaphalis, Saxifrages, Sibbaldia, Thermo - psis, Trollius, Codonopsis, Dactylorhiza, Cypripedium, Str-awberry, Epilobium, Rhododendrons and numerous others.
Most of the flowers have medicinal values too. The valley is 10 kms long, 2 kms wide and is divided by the Pushpawati stream, into which several tiny streams and waterfalls merge. After enjoying