The Valley of Flowers National Park is positioned in the lap of the Bhyundar Ganga in the Garhwal region of the Himalayas and extends across a throbbing area measuring approximately 87.5 square kilometers. The Valley of Flowers National Park achieved the status of being a national park in the year of 1982. The vibrant and intriguing beauty of the delectable Valley of Flowers National Park is so rejuvenating that legend has it. They were even referred in the Sanskrit epics like the Ramayana and Mahabharata. But owing to a freak of nature, the Valley of Flowers National Park lost its position in the map until a mountaineer of British origin, Frank Smith again rediscovered it. He was inundated to such a point on witnessing the enthralling floral stock swaying in the meek breeze that he termed it Valley of Flowers". The Valley of Flowers National Park in Uttarakhand is besieged by the 'Ratban Parvat' which is adorned in pristine snow, the 'Nar Parvat' and the 'Kunt Khal' that demarcates its periphery from the fringe of the adjacent Badrinath valley. The glory of the Valley of Flowers National Park is further augmented by the serene presence of the Pashupati river that spans across the entire length of the valley.