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Short Itinerary :

 

Day 1 : Haridwar – Govindghat (235 Km, 8 to 10 Hours)

Day 2 : Govindgaht – Ghangaria (14 Km Trek, 6 to 8 Hours)

Day 3 : Ghangaria – Valley of Flowers – Ghangaria (12 Km, 6 to 8 Hours)

Day 4 : Ghangaria – ShriHemkund Sahib – Ghangaria (14 Km, 6 to 8 Hours)

Day 5 : Ghangaria – Govindghat (14 Km, 5 to 7 Hours)

Day 6 : Ghangaria – Govindghat – Haridwar (235 Km, 8 to 10 Hours)

 

Detailed Itinerary

 

Day 1 : Haridwar – Govindghat (250 Km, 8 to 10 Hours) : We assemble at Haridwar Railway Station where our transport will be waiting for us, today is a long drive and can take up to 10 Hours. One the way we will be passing all the Confluences of Alakhnanda River right from DevPrayag till Vishu Prayag after Joshimath, we reach Govindghat by evening, check into the hotel. Evening is to relax. Please note dinner is not included for that day in the package.

 

Accommodation : Hotel/ Guest House

Meals : No

 

Day 2 : Govindgaht – Ghangaria (14 Km Trek, 6 to 8 Hours) : After breakfast we start our trek towards Valley of Flowers. We cross the bridge over Alakhnanda River.We have an option of taking a sharing cab till Pulna Village which saves 4 Kms of Trek. The trail starts after Pulna and is well laid and maintained path. After every 2 Km there are refreshment stall where one can have tea or eat anything they feel like, The trail is a combination of steep, gradual and descends till Bhyundar Village after which we cross the Bhyundar Ganga and a steady steep climb through Oak, Pin, Fir and Maple Forest takes us to Ghangaria.We check into the Hotel and overnight at Ghangaria.

 

Accommodation : Tent

Meals : Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 3 : Ghangaria – Valley of Flowers – Ghangaria (12 Km, 6 to 8 Hours) : The gates of Valley open to Trekkers at 7 Am in the morning we have an early breakfast and head towards the Valley, the trail is well laid stone path and takes us through thick pine forest, one can start spotting flowers from here only however the Valley is still 4 Km from here. We cross the Pushpawati River and walk along the valley on the left hand side, after ascending for 3 Km through thick Silver Birch Forest we come above the tree line the next 1 Km is level walk and after crossing a foot bridge we enter the valley. A fragrant and vibrant valley with numerous flowers awaits, most common of all are Potnetilla, Geranium, Sulcata & Himalayan Snow Fleece. The Valley Extends for another 10 Km’s from here however we venture another 1 Km to reach Margerette Legge’s Grave a Botanist who lost her life in Valley in the 1930’s and return back the same route to Ghangaria. After dinner overnight at Ghangaria.

 

Accommodation : Tent

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 4 : Ghangaria – ShriHemkund Sahib – Ghangaria (14 Km, 6 to 8 Hours) : After breakfast we start for a steep and winding climb towards the pristine Hemkund Lake and Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara, at 14,200 Feet the Hemkund Lake is peaceful and calm places with Gurbaani flowing from the speakers add to the serenity of the place. We spend some time at the lake and descend towards Ghangaria. The views are amazing as you get a bird’s eye view of Ghangaria Village far below at the bottom of the Valley. After Dinner, Overnight in Ghangaria

 

Accommodation : Tent

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 5 : Ghangaria – Govindghat (14 Km, 5 to 7 Hours) : We start early, after breakfast we begin our descend towards Govindghat, the trail we take is the same that we took to come up, it takes around 4 to 5 hours on an average to reach Govindghat. After reaching you have an option of planning a round trip to Badrinath Temple which is subjected to road conditions (Not Part of the package). Overnight in Govindghat Hotel (Lunch and Dinner are not Included here).

 

Accommodation : Hotel/Guest House

Meals : Breakfast

 

Day 6 : Drive back to Haridwar : Early morning we drive back Rishikesh/Haridwar. Arrive in Rishikesh/Haridwar by evening. Trek ends with a mosaic of colourful memories.

 

Accommodation : No

Meals : No

Cost per person (INR)
Rs.9450
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Where Chamoli, Uttarakhand
Duration 6 Days / 5 Nights
Difficulty Moderate
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