- The Valley of flowers is a fairy-land situated high in the Himalayas of the Uttaranchal, India at an altitude of 3,600 meters above the sea-level, protected by snowy mountains. Spread over an area of 87.5 sq. Km.
- It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Valley of Flowers National Park is an Indian national park, located in North Chamoli and Pithoragarh, in the state of Uttarakhand.
- Unknown to humans, for centuries this is enchanting valley lay frozen during the colder months, and burst into its youthful beauty every year, as the snow melted with the advent of summer.
- This world-famous Heritage Site Valley of Flowers is situated in the upper expansions of Bhyundar Ganga in the far interior of Garhwal Himalayas.
- Valley of flowers is one of the most beautiful natural wonders and is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora. The park is a true paradise for botanists and anybody else who loves the glory of nature. It stands true to its name, with several species of exotic flowers to be seen here. While for the most part the valley remains covered with snow, during the summer months, it comes alive with a riot of colours.
The bloom starts immediately after the melting of snow but the peak blooming period is from mid-July to mid-August. Almost 300 species of wildflowers bloom here unhindered by mankind. The myriad shades of the valley have attracted lots of travellers through the years.