How to Reach Hemkund Sahib

Hemkund Sahib is well connected with most of the important towns and cities of Uttarakhand. Getting there guide below provides detailed information about how to reach Hemkund Sahib by Road, Train or Flight.

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Hemkund Sahib Location

Govindghat is situated on the banks of the Alaknanda River at an elevation of 1,828 mts. It is the starting point of the trek to Hemkund Sahib and is well connected by motorable roads. The trek from Govindghat to Ghangharia is steep and covers 13 kms. The remaining 6 kms route is the steepest and toughest.

How to reach Hemkund Sahib

By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Hemkund Sahib but the roads are only connected up to Govind Ghat from where you have to commence trek of 19kms to reach Hemkund Sahib. Govindghat is situated at a distance of 292kms from Jolly Grant Airport. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights and Govindghat is well connected by motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport. Taxis are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Govindghat.

By Rail: The nearest railway station to Hemkund Sahib is Rishikesh. Rishikesh railway station is situated 273 kms before Govindghat on NH58. It is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India and trains to Rishikesh are frequent. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Joshimath and many other destinations to Govindghat.

By Road: Hemkund Sahib is connected up to Govind Ghat with motorable roads and from here you have to commence trek of 19kms to reach Hemkund Sahib. Govindghat is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand state. Buses to Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Srinagar are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate. Buses and Taxis to Govindghat are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state like Rishikesh, Pauri, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Ukhimath, Srinagar, Chamoli, etc. Govindghat is situated on National Highway 58 making it easy to reach.

Road Route from Delhi: Delhi - Meerut - Haridwar - Rishikesh - Rudraprayag - Joshimath - GovindGhat - Trekking (19 kms) - Hemkund Sahib

Road Route Via Haldwani Ranikhet (Kumaon Region): Haldwani - Ranikhet - Karnaprayag - Johimath - Govinghat (Distance approx. 332 Km)

Check: How to reach Govindghat: How to reach Joshimath: How to reach Ghangharia

Hemkund Sahib Distance Chart

Road distances and travel time from/to Hemkund Sahib from/to various cities within or outside Uttarakhand - Hemkund Sahib Distance Chart

You can also hire or rent a Cab/ Taxi to Hemkund Sahib. More details about Hemkund Sahib Car Rentals.

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