4 Best Flower Valleys and Plateaus in India

No matter the part of the world you are in, you must have heard about India. The country is known for its welcoming people, breathtaking sceneries, peace and chaos, and the sense of gratification. One aspect of the natural beauty of India is the flower trails in various states- blooming, laughing, and dancing everywhere in a rampage of colors. Whether you are an Indian or a foreigner, you must visit at least one of these floral delights in India and witness nature from a different perspective.

Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand


The Valley of Flowers in Uttrakhand is listed among the World Network of Biosphere Reserves by UNESCO. When you visit this valley for the first time, you will totally agree that the valley justifies its name. As far as your eyes can see, you will catch a sight of flowers and your nose will get a sniff of delightful flowers only. However, you need to make quite some effort to reach here. On your way to the picturesque Sikh temple, Hemkunt Sahib, you will find the Valley of Flowers after a trek of 17 kilometers. Commit yourself to this trek and you will not regret it.

Yumthang Valley, Sikkim

Yumthang Valley, Sikkim

The Yumthang Valley is situated in the northern part of Sikkim at 3500 meters above the level of sea. The tree-line in the region is known as the last place to have trees, and it is right there where you will find the Yumthang Valley. The lush green trees mingle with blossoming Himalayan flowers in the valley. The star attraction of this place are the Rhododendron trees, which are present in 24 species, and they fill up the valley with red color during spring. You will need a permit to enter the valley because it is a high security area being close to the Indo-China border.

Kaas- Plateau of Flowers, Maharashtra

Kaas- Plateau of Flowers

The Plateau of Flowers is located almost 130 kilometers from Pune, and it was listed as the bio-diversity site in 2012 by UNESCO. The mesmerizing sights of this place will catch your attention for a long while, and you may not want to go home. If you have a few hours in hand, you can stay for a long time in the region to witness various flowers that blossom round the day. The flowers that you see in the morning are different from the ones that bloom in the evening. The Kaasa flower, which gives the name to the plateau, is also there. You can make time and go to the Vajrai Waterfalls and the Kaas Lake as well. Do not forget to take your trekking shoes and raincoat to escape the unpredictable rains.

Dzukou Valley, Nagaland

Dzukou Valley, Nagaland

The northeast region of India is full of natural wonders, and one of those is the Dzukou Valley in Nagaland, which is a famous trekking trail as well. The valley is located at the borderline of Manipur and Nagaland, at the back of Japfu peak. This mesmerizing valley becomes even more special because of the presence of various flowers, rhododendrons, and lush greenery. There are two tiny streams of water running through the Dzukou Valley; their crystal clear water makes the place even more enchanting. It is easy to reach the valley; you just need to take a cab from Dimapur and trek for a short while to reach this wonderland.

The best time to visit any floral delight in India is spring as the flowers blossom in their entirety. You certainly don’t want to miss visiting any of these enchanting destinations. So, don’t delay. Just book self-drive car rental and get set to explore the scenic beauty.