Hemkund Sahib Tour

Hemkund Sahib Tour - (10 Days / 09 Nights)
Destination Covered: Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh – Joshimath - Govindghat – Govind Dham – Hemkunt Sahib – Rudraprayag - Paonta Sahib - Amritsar - Anandpur Sahib - Chandigarh - Delhi

Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar ( 215 Kms )

This morning pick up from city centre hotel /residence and depart for Haridwar. On arrival check into hotel. After fresh up explore the city of Haridwar or Hari-dwar in Hindi literally means Gateway to God; Hari is synonymous to God and Dwar means gate! This holy place is a famous religious destination that invites people of various faiths and background. Haridwar depicts Indian culture and civilization in its full effect. Visit Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Harki Pauri Ghat followed by Ganges Arti.Back to Hotel.
Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 02: Haridwar – Rishikesh - Joshimath (290 kms )

Morning after breakfast drive to Joshimath via Rishikesh. Enjoy half day sightseeing in Rishikesh and visit Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula & Geeta Ashram. Continue drive to Joshimath which is the winter abode of Lord Badrinath. Evening arrive Joshimath and check into the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03: Joshimath - Govindghat – Govind Dham ( Drive: 22 kms, Trek: 13 kms )

Morning after breakfast drive to Govindghat. From here start trekking to reach Govind Dham, the base camp for Hemkunt Sahib and Valley of Flowers. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 04: Govind Dham – Hemkunt Sahib – Govind Dham ( Trek: 16 kms )

Morning after breakfast, start trekking to reach Hemkunt Sahib, one of the holiest pilgrimages for the Sikhs. Snow-covered peaks and mountains make the backdrop for 'The Hemkund Lake'. Hemkund Sahib ( also spelled Hemkunt ), known as Gurudwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib Ji, is a Sikh place of worship and pilgrimage site in Chamoli district, Uttarakhand, India.Return to Govind Dham. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day5: Govind Dham - Govind ghat – Rudraprayag ( Trek: 16 kms, Drive: 148 kms )

Morning after early breakfast start return trek to Govindghat.On arrival drive to Rudraprayag via Joshimath and Karnaprayag. Arrive and check into hotel. At the confluence of Mandakini and Alaknanda River, Rudraprayag is a Hindu Pilgrimage site. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 06: Rudraprayag - Rishikesh ( Drive 140 km ) - Paonta Sahib ( 95 km )

This morning take your breakfast in the hotel and drive to Paonta Sahib via Rishikesh. On arrival check into Hotel.This site was Guru Gobind Singh's home for over four years and it was here that he wrote the DasamGranth. Within its precincts is the Sri TalabAsthan where he disbursed salaries and the Sri DastarAsthanwere he judged the turban tying competitions. At the Kavi Darbar Asthan, poetic symposia were held. There is also a memorial to sage Kalpi and a museum that displays pens and weapons of the period among other art facts.Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 07: Paonta Sahib – Amritsar ( 360 Kms )

Morning after breakfast drive to Amritsar.On arrival at Amritsar check into hotel.Rest of the day free for your own activities. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 08: In Amritsar

Morning after breakfast proceeds for a sightseeing tour of Amritsar. Visit the famous Golden Temple located in the heart of the city, Jalianwallah Bagh, a memorial built to commemorate the martyrs of the 1919 massacre. Afternoon proceed to the Wagah Border ( less than 30 kilometers from the city ) between India and Pakistan. At Wagah Border, witness the ceremonial changing of guard, the march-past followed by the singing of national anthem and other patriotic songs. Solders parading in full swing and the sight of India-Pakistan border from such close quarters will evoke a sense of nostalgia.Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 09: Amritsar - Anandpur Sahib ( Drive 205 km ) - Chandigarh ( 110 km )

Morning breakfast at hotel and depart for Chandigarh, enroute visit Anandpur Sahib. Darshan of Takht Sri Anandpur Sahib and Gurudwaras around Anandpur Sahib. Proceed for Chandigarh. On arrival check in hotel.Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 10: Chandigarh - Delhi ( Drive 250 km )

Morning breakfast at hotel and drive for GurudwaraFatehgarh Sahib. Upon arrival visit the Gurudwara of Fatehgarh Sahib and other Gurudwaras of Fatehgarh Sahib. In the afternoon straight drive to Delhi. On arrival straight drive to Delhi airport to board your connecting flight. Tour ends with happy memories.