Near the Valley of flowers is the holy lake Hemkund- an important pilgrimage of the Sikhs and Hindus. Along its shores is the sacred Sikh shrine where Guru Gobind singh, the tenth Guru unified with god after Prolonged meditation in his previous birth. Nearby is the Lakshman Temple where Lakshman – the brother of Lord Rama performed his penance. The reflection of surrounding snow- clad peaks in its placid waters offers a scenic sight.
Sri Hemkund Sahibji & Sri Badrinathji Yatra by Helicopter
Day 1: Arrival Haridwar:
Arrival Delhi Railway Station/Airport – drive to Hardwar transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in evening. Back to your hotel, Dinner & Night halt.
Day 2: Haridwar – Joshimath (276kms/8hr):
Morning, drive straight to Joshimath enroute visit Deoprayag, Rudraprayag & Karnprayag. On Arr. Joshimath, Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 3: Joshimath – Govind Ghat (22kms drive) by heliceptor – Ghangaria (13kms/4hr Trek):
Early morning, trek start from here to Hemkund Sahib. Return back to Ghangaria after Darshan. Overnight stay.
Day 4: Ghangaria – Hemkund Sahib – Ghangaria (5.5kms/5hr each side):
Gangaria to Sri Hemkund Sahibji & back. Shri Badrinathji
Gurudwara Hemkund Shaib : This imposing star-shaped structure of stone and concrete masonry is one the shores of the lake. An outlet behind the Gurudwara is source of the Lakshman Ganga.
Temple of Lord Lakshman : A small temple nearby, dedicated to Lord Lakshman.
Day 5: Ghangaria – Valley of Flower – Ghangaria (3kms/3hr each side):
Valley of Flower was discovered by Frank Smith while on the Expedition to Mt. Kamet. This picturesque Valley covered by rare species of flowers & a wide variety of Butterflies, Musk Deer, Thar & serow are found here. Back to Ghangaria.
Day 6: Gangaria -Govind ghat (by heliceptor)- Sri Badrinathji::
Later drive to Badrinath, Check in Hotel. Visit Badrinath Temple for evening Aarti. Night halt at Badrinath.
Day 7 Sri Badrinathji – Rudraprayag :
Sri Badrinathji to Rudraprayag. Halt at Monal Resort.
Day 8 Rudraprayag – Rishikesh – Haridwar (160kms/5hr) :
Early morning, Drive to Rishikesh. Visit Rishikesh Local Sight Seeing & Temples. Later drive to Hardwar. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 9 Hardwar – Delhi (230kms/6hr) :
Morning, visit Hardwar Local Sight Seeing & Temples. Later drive back to Delhi. On Arr. Delhi, transfer to Railway Station / Airport.
The Package includes:
(1) Accommodation on twin sharing basis deluxe hotels / GMVN Tourist Bungalows / Swiss Tents
(2) Transportation by A/C car indica/Ambassodar (4 Persons) / Innova (7 Persons) / Tempo Traveller (10 Persons)
(3) Vegetarian food as described in itinerary.
(4) Laundry, mineral water, drinks, ice-creams and expenses of personal nature not included.
* Pony / Palanquin available or helicoptor (cost not included)