Preparation for Valley of Flowers trek, We are generally not used to physical workout living in cities. Prepare yourself for the trek. your enjoyment is directly proportional to your fitness level.
Unlike any other destination, the lofty, glittery peaks in the House of Snow are not too easy to invade. Those who cherish to advent through the Himalayas for the first time but are skeptical about the required readiness would be delighted to find ways to their resolution here.
It is always better to go through the detailed description of your travel destination, it will help you make sense of the scene and give you information about how to approach your visit. The good news for all is that Valley of Flowers is an easy trail so the upcoming challenges are realistic!
The excessive walking and climbing may cause breathlessness and could be strenuous for your back, shoulders and arms. It is also inevitable that you gain strength and endurance in your legs too. However healthy you are, amateurs may encounter with altitude sickness which usually kicks in on high peaks.
You can qualify to be a good trail warrior with a strong determination and of course a little but consistent workout prior to your travel schedule. Planning of any important event is a key to its sure success, so the ground strategy of your trip is to be fit to enjoy it best.
For travelers with ailment : Please check with your physician if you need to carry any specific material or medicine with you, he will also suggest you how you should plan your workouts and be in your best shape all through your outings.
You can follow any of your convenient style to exercises to enhance boost in your STAMINA!
Great stamina not only attributes to explore well but it will also help you feel better when you engage in day-to-day activities. The exercises to build stamina and lose weight involve cardiovascular work as well as weight training.
One of them is “leg presses” at 45 degrees or lower and lying leg curl exercises which will be beneficial to increase stamina and burn calories. This workout will surely build strength in your legs and also work on your chest, arms, shoulders, and back, abs and buttock muscles. It is advisable to Engage in interval training / practice.
“Swimming” especially freestyle stroke everyday at least for 30 minutes followed by jogging and some breathing exercises is highly recommended for stamina-building workout as it accelerates almost all of your muscles.
Performing “Yoga” can bring tremendous therapeutic effect in your life but as you advance in your practice it will contribute immensely to your physical, mental and emotional stamina. The ability to hold your pose requires strong muscular and respiratory support. Yoga also serves as excellent training for kids and adolescents both as a form of physical exercise and for breathing, concentration and relieving stress. The physical postures of yoga are used to alleviate health problems, reduce stress and make the spine supple. Yoga is also used as a complete exercise program.
The whole idea is tell you that please do not be experimental rather be clear and ready to make the most of your trip at Valley of Flowers. Keep track on your stamina progress it will motivate you further when you start feeling lighter and healthier. Pay attention to what you eat, inculcate a habit of drinking more and more water to keep hydrated, it really helps. And most important is to keep active every day some way or the other.
Can senior citizens visit valley of flowers?
Senior citizens also want to come to this heaven on earth but they are confused about whether they can do it or not. We have been taking senior citizens to the valley of flowers. There are options of helicopter and ponies to skip trekking.
Valley of flowers trek itinerary
Detailed itinerary for valley of flowers trek explaining the day wise altitude gain, distance travelled, mode of transportation available and time required to travel between different destinations. Guidance on various options available to skip trekking between Govindghat and Ghangaria.
Valley of flowers Tour Packages
We also provide packages for trek to Valley of flowers. If you wish to come with us you can visit this page to see our offers and departures to the valley in upcoming season.
Valley of flowers Photo Gallery
We have been going to valley for many years and have lot of pictures of the valley of flowers and our groups, they are classified in various galleries like flowers gallery, birds’ gallery, earlier groups gallery, landscapes and many more, just surf through our galleries to have a virtual tour to valley of flowers.
Things to carry for trek to valley of flowers
When you are on a trekking tour you should know what are the things to carry for the trek. We have many years of experience and based on that experience we have made a list of things to carry for trek to valley of flowers.
How to Reach Valley of flowers
It is important to know before starting the trip that how to reach valley of flowers? How many days are required for the trip to the valley? Distances between various points and time required to travel between them.
Frequently asked questions About the Valley
Can senior citizens visit valley of flowers?
What type of shoes is appropriate for valley of flowers ?
When you go for trek you should wear appropriate type of shoes so that your main concentration is on trekking and enjoying nature. We have seen that shoes of many people breaks while trekking and sometimes people develop blisters.
Minimum age to visit valley of flowers
Whether kids can do the trek to Valley of Flowers or not? What is the minimum age requirement to visit the valley of flowers? Please read this full page to get the answer to this question. Couples with young children willing to visit valley of flowers can go through this page.
Number of Days required in seeing Valley of Flowers
Minimum number of days recommended going for trek to Valley of Flowers. Why we need an extra day for the trip. Read full report with pictures of the valley.
How difficult is Valley of flowers trek.
Trek difficulty of the Valley of Flowers trek. Vital statistics are given here. How much altitude is to be gained every day while trekking? How much distance is to be covered every day? What is Fitness level required for the trek?
Valley of flowers after floods.
Valley of flowers has witnessed a massive flood in 2013. We were the first to report that the flowering area of the valley is totally intact. Now the valley of flowers has become again accessible and all the treks and bridges have been reconstructed.