Destination Covered : Haridwar - Joshimath -
Gobing Ghat - Ghangaria - Hemkund Sahib -
Duration : 5 Nights / 6 Days
Day 1 : Rishikesh - Joshimath
On arrival transfer to midway for freshening up
and then leave for Joshimath by car. On the way
visit Rudra prayag where Mandakini and Alaknanda
rivers meet. On arrival at Joshimath, check in
hotel. Dinner & Night Halt.
Day 03 : Joshimath - Ghangaria
Early morning we leave from Joshimath for
Govindghat, which is the starting point for the
trek. From Govindghat there is a gradual ascent
along a well - maintained pilgrim trail to the
camp at Ghangaria - the base from where day
walks can be made into the valley of flowers.
Arrange porters and prepare for the trek. After
a light breakfast, 14 km trek up to Ghangaria.
Dinner & Night halt at Camp. ( All meals at
Day 4 : Ghangaria - Valley Of Flowers -
After breakfast 4 km trek to Valley Of Flowers
(3858 m ) from Ghangaria. The valley is an
enchanting sight with an impressive array of
rare wildflowers like brahma kamal, fane Kamal
with range of small multicolored flowers make it
a delight for travelers. The snowclad peaks
including Nilgiri Parbat (6474 m) stand in bold
relief against the skyline. The valley is 10 kms
long, 2 kms wide, and is divided by the
Pushpawati stream, into which several tiny
streams and waterfalls merge. After enjoying the
beauty of valley we come back to Ghangaria.
Dinner & Night halt at camp. ( Pack lunch and
Day 5 : Ghangaria - Hemkundsahib - Ghangaria
After breakfast 6 km trek to Hemkundsahib (4329
m) from Ghangaria. This is quite a steep climb.
In the Sikh holy book, the Granth Sahib, the
Sikh Guru Gobind Singh recounts that in a
previous life, he meditated on the shores of a
lake surrounded by seven snowcapped mountains
now recognized by Hemkund. We visit Lake &
Gurudwara. Again 6 km trek back to Ghangaria.
Dinner & Night halt at camp. ( All meals )
Day 6 : Ghangaria - Joshimath
After breakfast leave for Govindghat on the trek
of 14 kms and reach govindghat be afternoon and
drive back to Joshimath after that. check in
hotel on arrival and relax.
One can also visit Auli in the evening.
overnight at hotel. ( breakfast and lunch ).In
the morning back to Haridwar