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.
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.
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.
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. Itâ€™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.
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.
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.
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