Drive from Haridwar to Joshimath
Starting early, we will drive 235 km from Haridwar to Joshimath. Enroute, we will visit Devprayag, Rudraprayag.Karnprayag and Nandprayag, four of the five historic “Panch Prayag’s” river confluences. In the evening, you can watch a documentary filmed on Valley of Flowers at Govind Ghat. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Joshimath – Chitrakhana
Early morning breakfast drive to Dhak village (12km). From Dhak we will start the 6 km trek to lower Chitrakhana. The valley opens up after climbing quite steeply to an overhanging cliff which shelters a local deity. The route enters progressively drier terrain, The trek continues to climbs to the village of Tugasi village pack lunch enroute. Dinner & over night in .
Valley Of Flower Trek
Day 03: Ghangaria - Hemkund - Ghangaria Early in the morning start trekking (7 Km) to reach "HEMKUND SAHIB". One of the most revered of all Sikh Shrines, The Hemkund Sahib, the World’s Highest Gurudwara, is situated at an altitude of 4,329 mts. In the afternoon trek down to reach Ghangariya for overnight stay. Evening is free for rest & relaxation. Overnight stay.
Trek to Hemkund Saheb and back
We will start early today and trek to Hemkund Sahib, one of the most revered Sikh shrines. Perched at a height of 4329 m, it is also the world's highest Gurudwara. The Hemkund Saheb Lake remains frozen in mirror-like serenity for 6 months. Rest of the year, the still blue waters of this alpine lake reflects the seven snow clad peaks that surround it. The glaciers from Hathi Parvat and Saptrishi Peak feed this lake and a small stream called Himganga flows out of this lake. There is a Lakshman temple on the shore. It is said that Guru Govind Singh, the tenth Guru of the Sikh had meditated on the banks of this snow cold lake for years. Later, we will trek back to Ghangria. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Tali - Joshimath via Auli
En route cross the famous bugyals (meadows) of Gurson and will also get views of the route leading to the famous Nanda Devi sanctuary, along the Rishi Ganga. It is a gradual descent to Auli down through woods and pastures and we meet our car waiting for us at Auli to drive us to Joshimath which, although having none of the elegance of its sister hill resorts, does have a charm and beauty of its own. It is the site where the famous Adiguru Shankaracharya attained enlightenment before beginning his campaign for the unification of India and the revitalization of Hinduism
Valley Of Flower Trek
Day 06: Joshimath- Haridwar. Morning breakfast and drive to haridwar. On arrival transfer to the station time to catch train. Overnight: Hotel