Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib Tour
Day 1 - Haridwar Railway Station -Govindghat (Drive - 280km /9-10 hrs)
Meet at Haridwar Railway Station at 7am and get transferred to Govindghat by a vehicle. Making its way along Ganga and Alaknanda rivers, the drive is an engaging one. Cross holy towns of Rishikesh, Dev Prayag and Rudra Prayag. Reach the destination and relax in a beautiful lodge. Overnight will be spent in the lodge.
Day 2 - Govindghat- Ghangria (13 km one side Trek / 4-5hrs)
Today, wake up early morning for a trek to Ghangaria.
Savour the trail through forest area and villages and the sights of waterfall and verdant landscapes. After covering 11km in 4-5 hours, reach Ghangaria. If you wish, you can also hire a mule or use the helicopter service to reach Ghangaria.
Day 3 - Ghangria - Valley of Flowers - Ghangria (3 km one side Trek / 4-5hrs)
This balmy day, look forward to a short climb to the valley, moderate gradient and fetching landscapes. It will take you around 2 hours to reach the famous Valley of Flowers. Feast your eyes on vast meadows dotted with vibrant alpine flowers, many streams and lofty mountains.
Right at the entrancestands the snowy Ratban Parvat Peak, on the left is Nar Parvat and on the right is the dense Birch Forest. Unravel the charms of the region over a good 3-4 hours. Head back to the camp at Ghangria.
Day 4 - Ghangaria– Hemkund Sahib– Ghangaria (6 km one side Trek / 6-7hrs)
Ascend to Hemkund Sahib, a revered Sikh Shrine built next to the mesmerising lake (ringed by wild flowers with Brahmkamal being the most popular) over 3-4 hours. Expect steep climbs at some places. Once there, soak in the beauty of the place as sip on the piping hot tea served at the Gurudwara (shrine). Visit Laxman Mandir next to the Gurudwara. By noon, retreat to Ghangria.
Overnight will be spent in the campsite.
Day 5 - Ghangria –Govindghat (13 km one side Trek / 3-4hrs)-Joshimath(20 km / 1 hr)
On this day, you will trek back to Govindghat. Plonked on the banks of holy Alaknanda and with Neelkanth Peak as the backdrop, this place of worship makes for a riveting destination especially for those into spirituality. In here are sulphur water pools and fresh air.Overnight stay in Joshimath.
Day 6 - Joshimath- Haridwar (280km/8-9hrs)
After breakfast and drive down Haridwar.Drop at Haridwar.