Valley of Flowers, Hemkund
Sahib & Badrinath
01: Delhi - Haridwar (210 kms)
Morning leave for Haridwar. Enroute stop for lunch in Cheetal Grand
restaurant. On arrival check in hotel. Evening attend Aarti at Har Ki Pauri.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Haridwar - Joshimath (Pilgrimage Trips)(280 kms)
On arrival transfer to midway for freshening up and then leave for
Joshimath by car. On the way stop at Rudraprayag where Mandakini and
Alaknanda rivers meet. On arrival check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Joshimath - Govindghat - Ghangaria
Early morning at 0600 hrs 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. On arrival check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Ghangaria - Valley Of Flowers - Ghangaria
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.Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Ghangaria - Hemkundsahib (Holy land pilgrimages) - 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. Overnight
Day 06: Ghangaria - Govindghat - Badrinath
After breakfast leave for Govindghat on the trek of 14 kms to reach
Govindghat be afternoon and then leave for Badrinath. On arrival check in
hotel. Evening visit the main temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Badrinath - Haridwar (330 kms)
Early morning leave for Haridwar. Enroute stop for lunch in Srinagar. On
arrival check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Haridwar - Delhi
Today is the last day of your religious trips India. After breakfast leave for Delhi. Enroute stop for lunch in Cheetal Grand
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