October 31, 2022 – The Valley of Flowers will be closed for the season today (Monday). The Forest Department has already made the necessary preparations to close this. This year 20,827 tourists visited the Valley, including 280 foreign tourists. This is the highest record of tourists reaching the Valley so far.
This year the Valley received a record number of tourists from which the Forest Department has earned more than 31 lakhs. Spread over 87.5 sq km, the Valley of Flowers is world famous for its colorful flowers and natural beauty. The slopes here attract tourists. The Valley was opened for tourists on June 1.
More than 300 species of flowers bloom every year
More than 300 species bloom in the Valley from July to October. Many flowers like Pototilla, Primula, Anemone, Erissima, Ammonite, Blue Poppy, Mars Mary Gold, Brahma Kamal, and Fan Kamal bloom here.
The Valley has a wealth of rare species of fauna, flora, and herbs. The world of butterflies also lives here, having different types of flowers. Musk deer, Monal, Himalayan black bear, Guldar, and Snow leopard are also seen in this Valley.