Valley of flowers trek-2019
Located at a height in West Himalayas “Valley of Flowers” National Park is an Indian National Park. Well known for its scenic beauty of flaura and fauna and its meadows of endemic alpine flowers. Located in Uttarakhand state, this richly diverse area is also home to uncommon endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, brown bear and blue sheep. Landscape of the Valley of Flowers National Park improvises the beauty of the rugged mountain wilderness of Nanda Devi National Park to the east. Together they cover a unique transition zone between the mountain ranges of the Zanskar and Great Himalaya. The park stretches over an area of 87.50 km2. Both parks are located in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (223,674 ha) which is further surrounded by a buffer zone (5,148.57 km2). This Reserve has its name engraved in the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves since 2004. Acknowledged by renowned mountaineers and botanists “The Valley of Flowers” is a high-altitude Himalayan valley.