Hemkund and Valley of Flowers Trek

Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
Max Altitude : 4329 Mts
Best Time : July, August & Septemper
Difficulty : Moderate Trek

The high altitude Lokpal lake, known as Hemkund ( 4329 mts.) lies in heavenly environs. A steep trek from Ghangharia leads one to this spot in about four to six hours. It is an important pilgrimage for both Hindus and Sikhs, as well as for people from other faiths. There is a Sikh Gurudwara and a Lakshman temple built on the bank of the lake. Encircled by seven snow clad peaks and their associated glaciers, it reflects its surroundings enchantingly on its crystal clear serene waters. The glaciers from Hathi Parvat and Saptrishi peaks feed the lake and a small stream called Himganga flows out of this lake.

Sample Tour Plan

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi

On arrival met at the airport and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight: Hotel

Day 02 : Delhi – Haridwar

Morning Transfer to the station time to catch train for Haridwar. On arrival met at the station and transfer to the hotel. The city is full of temples & ashrams and has the Yoga Institute situated here. Evening free to explore the hardwar. Overnight: Hotel

Day 03 : Haridwar – Joshimath

Morning after breakfast, drive to reach Joshimath (1874 mt / 253Km) which is the winter abode of Lord Badrinath. Lunch enroute. Evening arrive at Joshimath and check into the hotel Overnight: Hotel

Day 04 : Joshimath – GovindGhat – Ghangaria Trek

After breakfast, drive to reach Govindghat (1828 mt / 22Km). Start trekking to reach Ghangaria(3049 mt / 14 km Trek) with packed lunch. Ghangaria is also known as GOVIND DHAM, It is the base camp for visiting Hemkund Sahib and Valley of Flowers. Overnight: Tent

Day 05 : Ghangaria – Hemkund – Ghangaria

Early in the morning start trekking (7 Km) to reach “HEMKUND SAHIB”. One of the most revered of all Sikh Shrines, The Hemkund Sahib, the Worlds Highest Gurudwara, is situated at an altitude of 4,329 mts. In the afternoon trek down to reach Ghangariya for overnight stay. Evening is free for rest & relaxation. Overnight: Tent

Day 06 : Ghangaria – Valley of Flower – Ghangaria

Trek to the Valley of Flowers. The whole valley is dotted with varieties of exotic flowers and other flora. Return to Ghangria for overnight stay.

Day 07 : Ghangaia – GovindGhat – Rudraprayag

14 Km return trek to Govindghat and then drive to Rudraprayag via Joshimath and Karnaprayag. On arrival, check into hotel. At the confluence of Mandikini and Alaknanda river, Rudraprayag is a Hindu Pilgrimage centre. Overnight: Hotel

Day 08 : Rudraprayag – Rishikesh – Delhi

Morning breakfast and drive to hardwar. On arrival transfer to the station time to catch train for Delhi.Arrive Delhi on arrival met at the station and transfer to the hotel. Overnight: Hotel

Day 09 : Delhi Departure

Morning Sightseeing tour of Delhi. In the evening transfer to the airport time to catch flight for onward destination.

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