Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib Trek

6 Days / 5 Nights
Joshimath (1 N), Ghangharia (3 N), Joshimath (1 N)
Trekking, Sikh Tours
Haridwar to Haridwar
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Day wise Itinerary of Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib Trek

Day 1
Haridwar/Rishikesh to Joshimath
Drive295 kmsAltitude1890mtsStayHotel

Early morning (5:30 am-6:30 am) arrival and pick-up from Haridwar/Rishikesh Railway Station.  We start our drive to Joshimath  (via  Devprayag, Rudraprayag Karanprayag and Nandprayag) in an air-conditioned shared private vehicle. Breakfast and lunch on the way.

Reach Joshimath and evening free to relax and acclimatize.  Dinner and overnight stay in  Joshimath.

About Joshimath: Joshimath is a small  town in the  Uttarakhand Garhwal hills on the banks of Alaknanda River.  This place is very famous for Sankracharya  temple and is also the hub for many mountaineering and trekking expedition in Garhwal Himalayas.

Day 2
Joshimath to Govindghat (drive) to Ghangharia (trek)
Drive22 kmsTrek14 kmsAltitude3048mtsStayHotel

Post early breakfast, you drive from Joshimath to Govindghat (a small hamlet situated on the confluence of Alaknanda and roaring Laxman Ganga and start point for the fully escorted trek). 

Govindghat to Ghangharia (base village for Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib) is a beautiful trek route with magnificent views and river accompanying you throughout. Hot lunch on the trek route. In the late afternoon, arrive at  Ghangharia on the banks of Laxman Ganga. Dinner and overnight stay in Ghangria.

Day 3
Day visit to Valley of Flowers
Trek8 kmsAltitude3658mtsStayHotel

 Post breakfast, start our fully escorted trek to Valley of Flowers. The first part of the trek is through thick forest along the Pushpavati river. Later we trek in the open meadows. Arrive and explore the area.  Witness several varieties of rare flowers including Blue Poppy, Potentilla, Geranium and and hundreds of others. Packed lunch, flasks full of hot beverages as well as assorted refreshments will be arranged. Return to Ghangharia in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4
Day visit to Hemkund Sahib
Trek12 kmsAltitude4329mtsStayHotel

Post breakfast today we start our fully escorted trek to Hemkund - internationally acclaimed, one of the finest high latitude lakes in Uttarakhand Himalayas. It is also a place of worship for Sikhs and Hindus. It’s an uphill trek to reach Hemkund.  

See the crystal clear lake with astonishing views of surrounding peaks, visit Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara and Lakshman Temple on the banks of the lake. Return to Ghangharia in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5
Ghangharia to (trek) and Govindghat to Joshimath (Drive)
Drive22 kmsTrek14 kmsTrek14 kms

Post breakfast, we start our trek back from Ghagharia to Govindghat and then drive to Joshimath.  Hot lunch on the trek route.  Dinner and overnight stay in Joshimath.

Note:  If Time permits, we can arrange for sightseeing in Joshimath and/or Auli this afternoon.

Day 6
Joshimath to Haridwar/Rishikesh

Post early breakfast, we start our drive from Joshimath to Rishikesh in air-conditioned shared private vehicle.  Lunch on the way.  Drop at Haridwar/Rishikesh Railway station. Trip ends with fond memories.

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Departure Dates

June 2016: 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th
July 2016: 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th
August 2016: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
September 2016: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

*Note: Option to customize dates is available for a group of minimum 06 pax

Places Covered
Validity
25 Sep 2016
Inclusions
  • All land transfers in air conditioned shared private vehicle from Haridwar/Rishikesh Railway station and back as per itinerary (upto 9 pax in one Tempo Traveller)
  • 5 night accommodation as per itinerary on triple sharing basis
  • All meals (06Breakfast, 06Lunch, and 06Dinner) for the trip duration as per itinerary
  • Entry fee for Valley of Flowers as applicable
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license-holder local trekking guide (one guide for upto 9 pax)
Exclusions
  • Travel Insurance or any other kind of insurance(Trekkers are advised to obtain applicable insurance on their own)
  • Costs and expenses for medical treatment in case of evacuation or in case of any medical condition or emergency or otherwise for any reason
  • Any accommodation, travel or transport outside of the above itinerary for any reason
  • Single supplement or request for accommodation on twin sharing basis will be charged extra
  • Hire charges for mules if hired by trekkers for personal luggage or personal ride
  • Rope way, chair-lift or other charges for sightseeing in Auli or Joshimath
  • Meals other than B,L,D as indicated in the itinerary or charges for mineral water, other beverages or drinks
  • Any expense of personal nature or any gifts, tips or donations
  • Any drinks, tips for the guide and porter etc
  • Any other cost or expense which is not specifically included in the price inclusion
  • Taxes Extra
General Terms & Conditions
  • Booking Confirmation is subject to receipt of full advance amount.
  • All the Rates mentioned are valid for Indian Nationals Only. 
  • Tariff for Foreign Nationals/NRIS are on request. 
  • Check In Timing: 1 pm and Check Out Timing: 11 am (for accommodations)
  • If arrival time is not mentioned, the reservations will be released at 6 pm. 
  • The Applicable Tariff, packages are subject to change without prior intimation.
  • Taxes extra as per Government notification.
  • In case of non-availability of the rooms at our respective hotels for reasons, The Hotel would be arranging alternative/ similar accommodation.
  • All jurisdictions are subject to Dehradun District only. 
  • Confirmation is subject to force majeure clause
General Cancellation Policy
  • Within 15 days of Arrival Date/ No Show: No Refund
  • 15 Days to 30 Days prior to Arrival: 50% of the total package cost.
  • 30 Days & More: 10% of package cost (and taxes are not refunded in any case)
Package ID
UK/3

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