7 Nights / 8 Days
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Humkund Sahib is one of the sacred Sikh pilgrimage sites thronged by thousands of visitors every year. The yatra is organized from 1st June to 5th October every year. HEmkund Sahib is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand where devotees feel blessed in the serene environment and experience the divine vibrations of the pious area.
Day 01:- New Delhi –Haridwar- Rishikesh
The most sacred Hemkund Sahib Yatra Tour begins with arrival at New Delhi. Here Indian Horizons representative will receive you and help you plan the further journey towards Rishikesh. It is situated at a distance of 242 Km from New Delhi and is considered as one of the holiest places thronged by millions of visitors from all corners of the world. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02:- Rishikesh- Joshimath
Next morning after breakfast proceed towards Joshimath which is 254 Km from Rishikesh. It is also nicknamed as Jyotirmath and is the winter seat of Lord Badri. It is a very small town nestled in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand situated on the banks of River Alaknanda. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel and take some rest. If time and energy permits visit the famous Shankaracharya Temple. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03:- Joshimath- Govindghat- Ghangharia
Post breakfast proceed towards Govindghat which is 22 Km from Joshimath. Govindghat is a small hamlet situated at the confluence of Alaknanda and roaring Laxman Ganga. From Govindghat start 14 km long trek towards Ghangharia which serves as a base for visiting Hemkund Sahib. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04:- Ghangharia- Valley of Flowers- Ghangharia
Next day after breakfast start your trek towards Valley of Flowers which is 8 Km long trek situated at an altitude of 3,658 meters above the sea level. The first part of the trek is through a thick forest along the Pushpavati River and the remaining part of the trek is through the open meadows. Explore the Valley of Flowers and witness several varieties of rare flowers. Return back to Ghangharia for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05:- Ghangharia- Hemkund Sahib
Next morning after breakfast proceed towards Hemkund Sahib which is situated at an altitude of 4,329 meters above the sea level. It is a beautiful 12 Km long trek. Upon arrival, take a dip at the Hemkund Lake which is also known as Lokpal Lake which is about 2 Km in Perimeter. Visit the Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara which is the highest Gurudwara on the earth. After darshan visit the Laxman Temple which is also known as Lokpal Temple. It is believed that Laxman had meditated at this place. After enjoying panoramic views of the surroundings return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6:- Ghangharia- Govindghat- Joshimath
Post breakfast start your trek back from Ghangharia to Govindghat which is 14 Km long trek and then drive to Joshimath. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 07:- Joshimath- Rishikesh- Haridwar
Next morning after breakfast proceed towards Rishikesh and then to Haridwar which is 277 Km from Joshimath. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 08:- Haridwar- New Delhi
Next day early in the morning visit the famous ghat of Haridwar “Har Ki Pauri” and take a dip in sacred Ganga. Later on visit the Mansa Devi Temple, Maya Devi Temple, Daksheswara Mahadev Temple etc. After lunch proceed for the return Journey to New Delhi.
With this, the most enthralling, exciting and religious pilgrimage tour to the most sacred destinations of India comes to an end.
Seat of Lord Badri
Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara
Maya Devi Temple
Har Ki Pauri