Activities in Govindghat
Trekking: Govindghat is the starting point of many treks in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The world famous Valley of Flowers trek commences from Ghangaria which can be reached from Govindghat. The religious pilgrimage of Hemkund Sahib also starts from Govindghat.
Pilgrimage: The holiest shrine of Badrinath is just 25 kms from Govindghat while the pilgrimage on foot to the revered Sikh shrine Hemkund Sahib at an elevation of 4,600 metres goes via Govindghat. Thousands of devotees partake in this annual journey.
Staying in Govindghat
Lying enroute to Badrinath shrine, Valley of Flowers as well as famous Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib, Govindghat offers myriad opportunities to stay as there are plenty of accommodation options there ranging from deluxe hotels and resorts to budget guesthouses. Apart from that, by God’s grace, there is also a large Gurudwara at Govindghat where people can stay.
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Govindghat Food Guide
Being a fairy popular town and lying enroute to Hemkund Sahib, the bustling town of Govindghat has many restaurants that serve variety of cuisines. The hotes have their own in-house restaurants which offer Indian as well as Chinese cuisines. Apart from that, there are also roadside dhabas and local restaurants available at Govindghat.