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The Hemkund Sahib Trek starts from Govindghat, which is about twenty-two kilometers drive from Joshimath. It is located at the height of 15,201 ft above sea level and is accessible only from May to October. Hemkund Sahib trek is one of the moderate to easy treks in the Garhwal Himalayan region. The Garhwal Himalayas are magnanimous mountain ranges situated in the state of Uttarakhand. It is bounded on the east by the Kumaon region, on the north by Tibet, and on the south by Uttar Pradesh. On your trek in Garhwal Himalayas, you will witness beautiful meadows, the impressive Himalayan Peaks like Kedarnath Dome, Shivling, Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, and large glaciers. It provides various types of trek routes to visitors, from easy to strenuous.

Hemkund Sahib Trekking Tour Highlights

  • View the spectacular confluences of Rivers at Devprayag, Karnprayag and Rudraprayag
  • Get the mesmerizing view of the high snow-clad mountains
  • Witness the high altitude Sikh Shrine - Hemkund Sahib
  • Enjoy trekking on a beautiful trail from Ghangaria to Hemkund
  • Witness the beauty of the remote villages

Best Time to Visit Hemkund Sahib : Best time to go for Hemkund Sahib Trek is in summers (May – June) and Post Monsoon (September – mid October). In May and June, the weather becomes tolerable and the snow also melts, thus making it a bit easier to do the trek. In September and October, the weather becomes cold but the trail is lush with alpine vegetation making it a charming experience to attempt.

Hemkund Sahib Trek (Itinerary)

Day 1 : Arrive Dehradun Airport / Haridwar Railway Station - Drive to Rishikesh 

Day 2 : Rishikesh - Joshimath (Driving Distance 245 Kms)

Day 3 : Joshimath - Govindghat (18 Kms by road) 

Govindghat - Pulna (Drive, 4 Km by Shared Jeep)

Pulna - Ghangaria (Trek 9 Km) 

Day 4 : Ghangaria - Hemkund - Ghangaria (Trek 6 Km - ONE WAY)

Day 5 : Ghangaria

An Optional Trek : you can explore the Valley of Flowers on this day. 

Day 6 : Ghangaria - Pulna (Trek 9 Km)


            Pulna - Govindghat (Drive, 4 Km by Shared Jeep)


            Govindghat - Rudraprayag (Drive 148 Km)

Day 7 : Rudraprayag - Dehradun Airport / Haridwar Railway Station

Joshimath  Gangotari  

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