Vajardanti, Potentilla Flower in the Valley of Flowers.

वज्रदन्ती, Potentilla Flower found in the Valley of Flowers

वज्रदन्ती or Potentilla is found in 4-5 varieties in the Valley of Flowers. It is very attractive flower especially due to its color and velvety texture. It is a common flower and can be spotted easily in the Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib from June mid to End of September.

Botanical Name Potentilla atrisanguinea
English Name Himalayan Cinquefoil
Flowering time June to August,
Local Name Vajardanti, वज्रदन्ती
Flowering time June to August,
Location in the Valley of Flowers You can find this flower almost everywhere in the valley. This is very beautiful and can be seen throughout the season. This can be seen even at Hemkund Sahib in addition to Valley of Flowers. It is found mainly in two colors Red and Yellow.

Following are some of the pictures of the flower वज्रदन्ती or Potentilla, hope you will like them all. If yes do not forget to comment or share with your friends.

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower


Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower, can you see golden power like thing on the petals.

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower, can you see golden power like thing on the petals.

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower

Yellow Potentilla in the Valley of Flowers

Yellow Potentilla in the Valley of Flowers

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower

Vajardanti near the entry gate of Valley of Flowers.

Vajardanti near the entry gate of Valley of Flowers.

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower

Vajardanti in Valley of Flowers, It is a common flower

Vajardanti Picture taken at Hemkund Sahib

Vajardanti Picture taken at Hemkund Sahib


Best time to visit Valley of Flowers

Detailed analysis of what is the best time to visit Valley of Flowers with pictures and videos of the valley in different seasons. Valley of Flowers is accessible only for four months in a year and changes its colors, weather and the flowers very rapidly in these four months so it is very important to know what is the best time to visit Valley of Flowers.

Photo Gallery

Photo gallery of valley categorized according to flowers with their colors (Detailed properties, flowering season and where you will find these flowers in the valley has also been given), landscape gallery, gallery of earlier groups taken by us to the valley. These group galleries are also important to decide about the best time to visit as you can see the landscapes in the background in different dates. A must visit page to see the real beauty of the valley.


how to reach Valley of Flowers

This page explains you how to reach Valley of Flowers from New Delhi. What are the different ways of transport available on the way, what are the different ways available to skip trekking. On which day the ponies and porters available and when the helicopter will be available between Govindghat and Ghangaria.


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Detailed list of things to carry on your trek to Valley of Flowers, if you miss even one important thing on your trip you life may become hell. You are going on a trekking trip and in a very remote area so a must read for every one willing to go to the Valley of Flowers.

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Detailed day wise itinerary for the trek to Valley of Flowers. The distance to be covered, altitude gains and mode of transportation to be used has been given in this page. This itinerary has been designed using our years of experience. You may also follow the same.

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This is a Travelogue written our client Dr. Tapan Charkrobarty who was 63 years of age when he went with us to the valley in August 2012. A live unedited version of his experience with us. He is an Emeritus Scientist with CSIR-NEERI at Nagpur. You will like to read his experience.


Hotel booking for Valley of Flowers

You can book a hotel in Ghangaria from us for your trip to Valley of Flowers. Prices of the hotel rooms are available here. Pictures of the hotel have also been given. You may find this page helpful if you are not taking a package and going of your own.


blog

Here is the blog of the author of this website. You can browse through is posts written on various dates. These posts have helpful content for planning your trip to the Valley of Flowers.


Frequently ask questions

There are many questions asked by visitors on our site, some of the common and important are answered here. There are some important questions which are important but you may not even think of them are also given here. For eg can you bring your kids to the valley ? Read through this page to know the answers of all of them.


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Valley of Flowers is our passion and we started this site as a hobby and we have started organizing tours to the valley 5 years back. The author of this website Mr Devkant Sangwan accompanies you to the valley personally so that you do not miss out anything. Read our upcoming tours to the valley and if interested to join us please contact us.

FAQ’s

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There are many senior citizens willing to come to the valley, whether they can come and what are the precautions they should take before coming here? What are the various options available to avoid trekking and where these options are available? If someone is a senior citizen in your group please read this page before planning to come to the valley.

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Appropriate type of shoes are very important for your trip to the valley. Detailed explanation of the appropriate type of shoes for the trip is given here with pictures of terrain. The season in which you are going to the valley is also an important factor to decide the right type of shoes.

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There are many couples who want to come to the valley but their child is too young. This page explains the minimum age to visit the valley. Should you bring your kids to this trip? What are the precautions to be taken on this trip if you bring your kids?

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Most of the tour operators and individual going to the valley have only one day for the valley in their itinerary. Is one day sufficient to see the valley entirely or you need more days? We take you to the valley for two days. Check out the reasons why you need two days for the valley with pictures of what people do on first day?

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Valley of Flowers trek requires one to trek for minimum of four days. This page explains the difficulty of the trek on these different days. What are the other options available on these days to skip trekking? Can a first time trekker do this trek?

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There were massive floods in Uttarakhand in June 2013. Devkant Sangwan has been to the valley after the floods and clicked the pictures and videos of the valley after the floods. Many websites say that the valley has been washed away in the floods but it is totally a false and irresponsible statement. Read this post with many pictures and photographs of the valley taken in October 2013.

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