You must be wondering what I am upto these days!
Well, I am back from my trekking trip to the valley of flowers, Hemkunt Sahib and more. And I tell you, trekking nearly 60 kilometers in all, half of which was uphill is no joke for a city dweller like me !
I also went to Badrinath and walked up to the last tea shop in last village on Indian side before descending to Rishikesh, Dehradun et al.
The time was not perfect for the entire trip as it was raining heavily and we faced a number of landslides on every single leg of our journey which made the job tough. If we faced only 4 landslides on a stretch while going up, the fate had more in store for us while coming down the same stretch.
But our main attraction was valley of flowers where flowers bloom only for a few weeks in this season. People called us crazy to trek in this weather to see some stupid unknown flowers!! 🙂 But the visit was well worth the effort.
I leave you with some photos, detailed posts will come soon when I recover fully from fever.
Valley of flowers with snow capped mountains in the background.
A mountain peak peeping through clouds on way to Hemkunt Sahib.
Serene Hemkunt Sahib
Early morning drama in the sky.
Badrinath temple, the most colorful Hindu temple I’ve ever seen!
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