& Valley of Flowers Trek
Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days
Max Altitude: 4329 Mts
Best Time: July, August & Septemper
Difficulty: Easy Trek (Low altitude 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.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
On arrival met at the airport and transfer to the Hotel.
Day 02: Delhi - Haridwar
Morning Transfer to the station time to catch train for
Hardwar. 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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Day 09: Delhi Departure
Morning Sightseeing tour of Delhi. In the evening transfer
to the airport time to catch flight for onward destination.