Well, we have some great news for you. Uttarakhand’s valley of flowers is now open for tourists.
Just imagine, walking in a meadow and looking at some of the most beautiful flowers as far as the eye can see. In Uttarakhand, the valley of flowers turns this dream into a reality. And you know what the best part is? The valley of flowers is now open for tourists again.
Every year, thousands of tourists flock to the valley to enjoy this marvel and witness the surreal beauty of nature. However, due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the valley of flowers was closed for tourists until now.
But things are obviously not that simple.
Protocols for going to the valley of flower
Visitors not just from Uttarakhand but all the other states are allowed to visit the valley.
That is not all, the visitors will also have to show a negative COVID-19 certificate that cannot be more than 72 hours prior to the arrival at the valley.
The beautiful Valley of Flowers is now open for all tourists – both from within and outside the state. Please refer to state travel guidelines before you plan your visit. #NowOpen#uttarakhandtourism #simplyheaven pic.twitter.com/JUnYKJKRNx— Uttarakhand Tourism (@UTDBofficial) August 4, 2020
The Uttarakhand tourism page took to their official Twitter handle to announce the amazing news. They tweeted, “The beautiful Valley of Flowers is now open for all tourists – both from within and outside the state. Please refer to state travel guidelines before you plan your visit. #NowOpen #uttarakhandtourism #simplyheaven (sic).”
Some of the flowers that you will see there are daisies, primulas, orchids, poppies, calendulas and other alpine flora. The valley is situated at 14,000 feet at the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve – a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The best time to visit the valley of flowers is from June to October. The rest of the year, the mountain is covered with snow.