BNHS has organised a nature camp to experience the flowers and birds in Valley of Flowers from 22nd July to 30th July 2017. Western Himalaya is renowned for its meadows of diverse alpine flowers and outstanding natural beauty. The beauty of Valley of Flowers has been acknowledged by renowned mountaineers and botanists. Its gentle landscapes, breathtaking beautiful meadows of alpine flowers and remoteness make the journey to this valley an enchanting experience. One can see gorgeous flowers like the Brahma Kamal, Blue Poppy, Brook Anemone, and Forget-me-not. Also birds like White-capped River-Chat, Plumbeous Water-redstart, Yellow-billed Blue Magpie, and Blue Whistling-thrush can be seen along the way.
Date: 22nd–30th July, 2017
Camp fees: Rs. 38,000 for BNHS members and Rs. 39,500 for others (ex Delhi).
Accommodation: Twin sharing in hotel
Reporting: Outside New Delhi railway station at 8:00 a.m. Drop at New Delhi on last day at 3:00 p.m. You are advised to arrive at Delhi one day prior to the first day of the camp and book your return tickets accordingly.
Cost includes: Cost is inclusive of travel to/from Delhi, meals (B/L/D), accommodation, permits, transfer of luggage from Govindghat to Ghangharia, and BNHS expertise.
Cost Excludes: Flight/rail tickets, all expenses of personal nature like laundry, porterage, tips, beverages, camera fees, any cost not specified above.
From Govindghat to Ghangharia, luggage will be carried separately by ponies.
**Though ponies can be taken for most of the trek, there are no ponies available for the trek from Ghangharia to the Valley of Flowers (4-6 km). The season is monsoon (best season for flowers) so rains can be expected during the camp. Accommodation and other facilities will be basic.
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