Trek to the Malana Village near Parvati valley known for its secluded culture and ancient democratic traditions. Trek routes from Kasol, taxi rates & other info.
The usual Valley of Flowers route is Haridwar-Rishikesh-Rudraprayag-Chamoli-Joshimath-Govindghat and then trek to Ghangaria where you stay the night. The next day trek to VoF & come back. Hemkund Sahib is another route from Ghangaria and will take another day. Budget travellers can do it for INR 3000-4000 from Delhi.