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Travel to Valley of Flowers basecamp delayed due to heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand

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By Latika Payak

2023-08-14

Due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand, a few groups to the Valley of Flowers trek are unable to reach the basecamp at Karchhi on time. Landslides from Rishikesh to Karchhi have blocked roads, but they're being cleared up continuously. Trekkers who are already on the trek are safe and carrying on as scheduled.

Here is a group-wise update of all groups on the Valley of Flowers trek:

Aug 14: Stuck at Rishikesh at roads are blocked due to landslides.

Aug 13: Stuck at Pipalkoti, on the way from Rishikesh to Dhak.

Aug 12: Trekking from Ghangria to Hemkund Sahib instead of Valley of Flowers.

Aug 11: Trekking from Ghangria to Hemkund Sahib as per schedule

Aug 10: May start traveling from Pulna to Govindghat and then to Dhak. No roadblocks on this route.

Certain mobile network providers are getting jammed in Uttarakhand due to bad weather. But our team is sending in timely updates from the Valley of Flowers trek. And they’ve updated to say that all trekkers are safe.

We will keep posting all the latest updates from the Valley of Flowers trek here.

Latika Payak

Senior Content Writer

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Latika is a Senior Content Writer and one of the rare team members who has seen Indiahikes from its initial days. She was among the first few to begin creating content at Indiahikes, documenting treks around Maharasthra, interviewing trekkers and writing their stories.

Latika started trekking after joining Indiahikes and has trekked to Roopkund, Hampta Pass, Kedarkantha, Dayara Bugyal, Tarsar Marsar, and Har Ki Dun.

With a strong background in print media and have worked with several publications. Latika is always hunting for great stories hidden in the folds of the mountains. Horror stories from ancient routes and villages of the Himalayas are her favourite.

She is presently working on bringing out news from the remote trekking regions of our country.

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