Trek between Govindghat and Ghangaria is cleared. After a long time I am happy to announce a good news that the trek between Govindghat and Ghangaria is officially cleared for human beings. But ponies can not cross River Alaknanda at Govindghat using present bridge. Moreover, there is no road/trek from NH-58 to the bridge. Officials … Read more Way to Ghangaria from Govindghat made.
After floods and disaster in Uttrakhand in June 2013 this was my first trip to Uttrakhand. All of our tours to Valley of Flowers got cancelled. A family of four from Paris showed interest in going for a trek to Chopta, Tungnath and Deoria Tal. We were to start on 4th August but since 5th … Read more Trek to Chopta, Tungnath and Deoria Tal
Bridge at Govindghat constructed After bad news at last there is good news that a bridge has been constructed over Alaknanda at Govindghat by the authorities. About 1000 ponies were evacuated for the other side of the river. The repairing and construction of trek between Govindghat and Ghangaria has also been started. A small make … Read more Valley of flowers 2013, an update
After the disaster on 16th June, 2013 the trips to valley of flowers were affected badly and got cancelled. But the recent developmets in the area suggests that the trips to valley of flowers may be resumed by mid September this year. Good News: Valley of Flowers may open by September 15th, 2013 Authorities has … Read more Update on Valley of Flowers trek, 2013
Valley of flowers trek 2013 | weather trip to valley of flowers will be possible, an update. I kept on talking to locals about the latest progress for construction of a bridge over Alaknanda at Govindghat and repair work to be done on trek between Govindghat and Ghangaria. Local authorities tried to construct a bridge … Read more Valley of flowers trek, 2013 update
Valley of flowers trip may not be possible in 2013 Two vital bridges are missing between Govindghat and Valley of flowers. Trek between Govindghat and Ghangaria is also badly affected. Government has many other issues to solve before it can start working here. I had talks with some locals and come to know that this … Read more Valley of flowers trek, 2013 washed off by floods
Today morning I talked to a local person who has a hotel at Ghangaria and houses at Pulna Village and Bhuandar Village. I asked him about the latest position of Govindghat and possibility of a trip to valley of flowers in near future. The main hurdle between the valley of flowers trip in 2013 is … Read more Only one hurdle in visiting valley of flowers this year. The broken bridge over river Alaknanda at Govindghat.
Present Condition of Govindghat, Weather there is any possibility for a trip to Valley of flowers in 2013 Hello all, I feel very sad to inform that Govindghat , our trek starting point for valley of flowers trek is destroyed almost completely in recent flood in Alaknanda river. Most of the hotels in lower region … Read more Valley of flowers trip, 2013 : Govindghat Washed Away by Alaknanda!
Valley of flowers in May, 2013 I went to valley of flowers on 21st July, 2013 for the first time this season. You can see some of the pictures clicked on the trip. One of the most stunning thing I saw was that that glaciers swept away the entry gate of Valley of flowers along … Read more First Visit to Valley of flowers in 2013
Can a Senior Citizen visit Valley of Flowers? How should senior citizens manage their trip to Valley of Flowers? Recently I have been called up by many senior citizens who are willing to go to Valley of Flowers. Generally they have maintained good health and doing some physical exercises daily. They asked me whether they … Read more Senior Citizens in Valley of flowers