Hemkund Sahib is known as Gurudwara Sri Hemkund Sahib ji. It is located in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand state with an Altitude of 4329 mts above the sea level. The yatra of Hemkund Sahib is famous yatra fro sikhs. This gurudwara is situated in the Himalayan and surrounding by Seven snow-capped mountain. The Hemkund is known as the "Lake of Snow" and the water of this lake is as cold as snow.
Numerous waterfalls, Dense Forest, glorious view of Himalayans, clear crystal water and the holy Hemkund Sahib Gurudwaraare the key Highlights of the trekking trip. It is best options for Trekking and the wether changes very repidlyat Hemkund Sahib. The best time to visit Hemkund Sahib is June to October.
Hemkund Sahib is the highest Gurudwara of the sikh Community. Situated at a distance of 6 km from Ghangharia. This is the star shaped Gurudwara is made up of white marbles.
You can starts the yatra from Rishikesh and Haridwar. This is believed that The 10th and last Guru of Sikhs is meditation here. Hemkund Sahib is 15 km from Govindghat. Near the Hemkund sahib, Lakshman ganga and Lakshman Temple is located. Hemkund Sahib is popular destination for Trekking and popular Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara and lake.
Pandukeshwar: Pandukeshwar is a small village in Chamoli District with an altitude of 6300 mts above the sea level. This village is established by King Pandu, Father of Pandavas. Yogadhyan Badri Temple, Mata Murti Temple , Mana Village and Alka Puri are the main Attraction close to Pandukeshwar.
Godindham: Godindham is the last village on the way to Hemkund sahib and it is popular for Ghangaria.
Lakshman Temple: The Lakshman temple is situated on the banks of Hemkund Sahib. This temple is dedicated to Younger Brother of Lord Rama.
Nanda Devi National Park: This park is towards the north -west and situated at an altitude of 7,817m . The nanda Devi National Park is the popular attraction among the Tourists.
Ghangaria: Ghangaria is the last human habitation center on the way to Hemkund Sahib and situated with an altitude of 3050mts above the sea level. It is located at a distance of 13 km from Govindghat and 4 km from Valley of Flowers.
Summer Season: June to October is the summer season with pleasent cool weather with maximum temprature 25 degree. Summer is the best time to visit in Hemkund sahib and good season for viewing the panoramic beauty.
Winter Season: November is the beginning month of winter and till the month of May. Winter is the season with snow covered. The temprature is fall down during the winter season is about -4 degree.
Badrinath: Most sacred Dham in India, Badrinath is established by Adi Guru Shankracharya in the 9th century and dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Situated at a distance of 21 km from Govindghat with at an elevation of 3133 mts above the sea level. This Temple is situated on the right bank of Alaknanda River and holdes the importance among the hindu Devotees. Every Year millions of Devotees visit the shrine from May to October and close during the winter season due to heavy Snowfall.
Joshimath: Winter home of Shri Badrinath ji and one of the four mutyh created by Adi Guru Shankracharya. Situated about 26 km from Govindghat with at an elevation of 1890 mts above the sea level. Joshimath is well connected to Auli with Asia's longest and heighest cable car. Narsing Temple and Kalpavriksha are the other attraction located in Joshimath.
Auli: India's most popular skiing destination located in Uttaralhand with at an elevation of 3050 mts above the sea level. Asia's highest and longest cable car is situated in Auli and well connected with Joshimath. Auli is offered outstanding and celestial views of the enchanting snow capped Himalayans Range. Situated at a distance of 40 kms from Govindghat.
Mana: Mana is one of the last village of India and close to tibet Border. Most of the tourist who visit the Badrinath Dham they also see the end of the road at Mana Village. It is situated at a distance of 24 km from Govindghat and 3 km from Badrinath. One can see here like Bheem pul, Vyas Gufa and Ganesh Gufa are the some more atraction located in Mana.
By Air: Jolly Grand Airport is the nearest Airport to Govindghat. It is located at a distance of 292 kms from jolly Grand Airport. Roads are only connected with Jolly Grand Airport to Govindghat. you can take an easy trek of 19 kms to reach Hemkund Sahib from Govindghat. The Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Taxis are available to Jolly Grand Airport to Govindghat.
By Rail: Rishikesh is the nearest Railhead to GovindGhat. Rishikesh Railway Station is well connected by railway Network with major destination of India. Taxis and Buses are available from Rishkiesh and Srinagar to Govindghat.
By Road: Buses are easily available From ISBT Kashmirigate to Rishikesh and other destination of Uttarakhand state. Hemkund Sahib is only connected by motorable road with Govindghat.
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