Places Covered In Above Program
Day 1 :- Meet at Haridwar Transfer to Govindghat- Night Halt – Govindghat
Day 2 :- Govindghat Transfer to Pulna by Car & 8 Km Trek to Ghangaria – Night Halt – Ghangaria
Day 3 :- Ghangaria - Hemkund Saheb – Ghangaria 4 Km Trek Each Side-- Night Halt – Ghangaria
Day 4 :- Ghangaria 8 Km Trek back to Pulna & Transfer to Govindghat- Night Halt – Govindghat
Day 5 :- Govindghat Drive to Haridwar – Drop & Departure – Tour Completed
Day 01:- Haridwar Railway Station -Govindghat(2450m) (Drive - 280km /9-10 hrs)
Meet at Haridwar Railway Station at 7am and get transferred to Govindghat by a vehicle. Making its way along Ganga and Alaknanda rivers, the drive is an engaging one. Cross holy towns of Rishikesh, Dev Prayag and Rudra Prayag. Reach the destination and relax in a beautiful lodge. Overnight will be spent in the lodge.
Night Halt - Govind Ghat
Day 02:Govindghat (3050m) - Ghangria (Drive-1hr to Pulna) (Trek - 4-5hrs)
Today, wake up early morning Transfer to Pula by Local Transport from trek 8km Start to Ghangaria. Savour the trail through forest area and villages and the sights of waterfall and verdant landscapes. After covering 08km in 4-5 hours, reach Ghangaria. If you wish, you can also hire a mule or use the helicopter service to reach Ghangaria.
Night Halt - Ghangria /Govind-dham
Day 03:Ghangaria (3050m) – Hemkund Sahib (4329m) – Ghangaria (3050m) (Trek6-7hrs)
Ascend to Hemkund Sahib, a revered Sikh Shrine built next to the mesmerising lake (ringed by wild flowers with Brahmkamal being the most popular) over 3-4 hours. Expect steep climbs at some places. Once there, soak in the beauty of the place as sip on the piping hot tea served at the Gurudwara (shrine). Visit Laxman Mandir next to the Gurudwara. By noon, retreat to Ghangria.
Overnight will be spent in the campsite.
Night Halt - Ghangria /Govind-dham
Day 04:Ghangria –Govindghat (Trek-3-4hrs)
On this day, you will trek back to Govindghat. Plonked on the banks of holy Alaknanda and with Neelkanth Peak as the backdrop, this place of worship makes for a riveting destination especially for those into spirituality. In here are sulphur water pools and fresh air.
Later in the evening, you head to the lodge in Govindghat. Take a shower and dig into a delectable meal. Overnight will be spent in the lodge.
Night Halt - Govindghat
Day 05:Govindghat- Haridwar (280km/8-9hrs)
Dig into breakfast and drive down Haridwar.
Trip ends here.
Accommodation on Twin/Triple sharing basis as per itinerary
Meals (Breakfast, Lunch(Optional), Evening Snacks and Dinner) for the trip duration as per itinerary
Transportation From Haridwar to Hariwar
Dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 4
Fully escorted trek with English speaking local trekking guide
Program Doesn't Includes
Entry fee for Valley of Flowers as applicable to Indian nationals
Any sort of Transportation
Travel Insurance or any other kind of insurance(Trekkers are advised to obtain applicable insurance on their own)
Costs and expenses for medical treatment in case of evacuation or in case of any medical condition or emergency or otherwise for any reason
Any accommodation, travel or transport (or any change/upgrade thereof) outside of the above itinerary for any reason
Charges for helicopter ride between Govindghat to Ghanghria and back
Hire charges for mules/porters/equipment if hired by trekkers for personal ride or extra personal luggage
Charges for hot water at Ghangharia (Rs 50 per bucket). Hot water geysers are available in Joshimath
Entry tickets to Valley of Flowers for foreign nationals
Charges to carry camera/video equipment inside Valley of Flowers
Meals other than B,L,S,D as indicated in the itinerary or charges for mineral water, other beverages or drinks
Charges for helicopter ride, ropeway, chair-car or any sightseeing not mentioned in the itinerary
Any expense of personal nature or any gifts, sightseeing, tips, offerings, Pooja expenses or donations
Any drinks, tips for the guide, porters, drivers, etc
Any other cost or expense which is not specifically included in the price inclusion
Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
Being peak monsoon, weather in Ghangharia, Valley of Flowers and Hemkund could be rainy and cold, with temperature ranging from max 20 degrees Celsius to min 5 degrees Celsius. It is recommended that clients carry suitable warm clothing, protective gear for rainy season and good shoes
Clients are advised to consult their physician and take suitable preventive medication (if prescribed) as a precaution for high altitude sickness
Trekking on any particular day may be aborted or cancelled in case of extreme/unfavourable weather conditions, keeping in mind safety of the clients. Trek leader’s decision on this will be final and binding on clients. No refund of costs or any compensation will be paid to clients in such case
All clients (and parents on behalf of minors) will have to complete and sign mandatory Client Information and Waiver Form before starting the trek
We expect clients to respect local culture and traditions, particularly when visiting temples, Holy places or interacting with locals
We promotes ecologically sensitive responsible tourism and we seek our clients’ support to help us leave minimum ecological footprint
Within 15 days of Arrival Date/ No Show: No Refund
15 Days to 30 Days prior to Arrival: 50% of the total package cost.
30 Days & More: 10% of package cost (and taxes are not refunded in any case)
Note: No refunds in case of Road Blocks, Accidents, etc