Enjoy a comfortable Hemkund Sahib Yatra
Hemkund or Snow Lake is nestled among the seven majestic snow-covered mountains, collectively called HemkundParvat. Near the lake, you will find the highest Gurudwara in the world, better known as Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara, at an altitude of 4,329 metres above sea level. It is not uncommon for people to go on pilgrimage to Hemkund Sahib due to their belief that the tenth Guru,Gobind Singh had meditated here in his previous life. Generally, Hemkund Sahib Yatra begins at Gobindghat and passes through a series of mountains, forests and springtime flowers which refresh the pilgrim. The spiritual aspect aside, this pilgrimage also attracts people for its spectacular scenic beauty. Along the way, you get to visit places like Alakananda, Ghangharia or GobindDham, Bhyundyar Ganga, Lakshman Ganga, Govindghat and Badrinath.
You also have the option of experiencing the Chardhamyatra by helicopter on a four nights/five day visit to the holy towns of Haridwar, Rishikesh, Guptkashi andRudraprayag. The BadrinathKedarnath tour offers you a copter ride to Kedarnath and from there you go by road to Badrinath. To do a Hemkund Sahib Tour, there are umpteen travel agencies with their innumerable travel itineraries of Hemkund Sahib Yatra Packages, trying to lure you to accept theirs. But here’s a typical one, which you can tweak to suit your time and interests.
You can take this trip comfortably from Delhi in a Tempo Travellers 7-Seater. The travel agent making your arrangements will ensure that you get a good car and driver who will be of great assistance to you throughout the journey and back.Your 6 nights/7 days’ Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara Yatra begins in Delhi when you land at the railway station. From here, your travel agent will pick you up and drive you up to Haridwar. On the way, stop for lunch. Arrive at Haridwar, check into the inn and rest awhile. In the evening, visit the Har Ki Paurighat on the banks of the River Ganga. Follow this up with being present at the evening aarti on the Ganga. Later, return to the inn, have your dinner and remain there overnight.
Next morning, leave for Joshimath, after brunch. En route, visit Karnprayag, Deoprayag and Rudraprayag. AtJoshimath, check in to your hotel and rest for a while. Jyotirmath or Joshimath is situated in Uttarakhand at a height of 1875 metres. Through this gateway, it is possible to trek through the Himalayas. Nearby is the small town of Govindghat. Your Hemkund Sahib Trekking begins in a small village nearby called Ghangaria. It is a well-known Sikh locality, and is situated barely 6 km from the Valley of Flowers, the national stopover for a large park of flowers. It is situated in the northern part of the Himalayasat a height of 3049 meters.
After you have been charmed by the simplicity of Ghangaria, it’s time to begin your trek to Hemkund Sahib. This pilgrim town is situated in Chamoli area, Uttarakhand, and is dedicated to Guru Gobind Singh, the 10thSikh Guru. Across from the Gurudwara is a glacial lake and is surrounded by seven mountain peaks, each one adorned with a Sikh holy triangular flag, called the Nishan Sahib on its cliff. Hemkund Sahib is best approached from Govindghat, situated along the Rishikesh Badrinath highway. About three km from Gobindghat, you will come across the five km long Valley of Flowers. Not only does it have a large and diverse collection of flowers and plants, but also of wildlife. It has been set up in the Nanda Devi Bio Reserve. The best times to visit it are May and June.
Once you finish your visits to Hemkund Sahib and the Valley of Flowers, drive to Rudraprayag, situated at a height of 3000 ft approximately above sea level. You will come across it on your way from Rishikesh to Badrinath and 142 km from Rishikesh. The town is situated at the cross-roads of the waterway Alaknanda and the stream Mandakini. From Rudraprayag, you will have to leave for Haridwar and take a detour to Rishikesh. Enjoy a few hours of sightseeing in Rishikesh, situated at the foothills of the Himalayas near the River Ganga. Next morning, you will return to Delhi by road. In Delhi, you will be dropped off at the railway station from where you were picked up. Your tour ends here.
To make this spiritual journey, you need to have adequate and fool proof arrangements much in advance. You can best do this by hiring the services of a reputed travel agency, who has proven experience in this field. Hire Japji Travel instantly. We are renowned for planning a Hemkund Sahib Yatra, so you can trust us blind folded to do a wonderful job, taking all your needs and interests into account. Over the years, there have many, many customers who have returned to us and continued to holiday in different parts of the country. From this you can see that you’ll always be in safe hands if you travel with us. We offer comfortable cars to clients; our cars are very clean and well-kept. The staffs are not only courteous, but also helpful and they offer handy hints to you as you reach certain destinations regarding what to eat and where to shop and for what.
Besides, we have a good link of drivers, taxi operators, local guides and others who can be of great help as you travel through the area to reach your destination. When you begin to interact with us, you will realize how keen we are going the extra mile to make you and your group happy. This is so heart-warming, particularly when you’re in a place far away from home and are here to perform a holy ritual or pay your homage at the temple. If through your interactions, you get the feeling that you’d like to travel with us to take one of our Hemkund Sahib Yatra Tour Packages, then you might like to extend your holiday to include the Valley of Flowers. Whatever you finally decide, to travel to Hemkund Sahib, get in touch with tempotravellerhire.in today and avail of early bird hefty discounts.