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VALLEY OF FLOWERS

Valley of Flowers National Park is in Uttarakhand. The park is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.


The Valley of Flowers is famous for its outstanding natural beauty, endangered animals and endemic alpine flowers. This valley comes under the national park category of India. It is spread over an area of around 88 km². Beautiful waterfalls, landscapes and meadow add more stars to the beauty of Valley of Flowers. This national park is surrounded by forests.


The Valley of Flowers was discovered by British mountaineer, Frank Smythe, in 1931, when he along with other mountaineers were descending from a successful expedition of Mount Kamet. He came back in 1937 to collect seeds and do research. Later he wrote a book called The Valley of Flowers.


- Wikivoyage

Image by Mesut Kaya

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