Hemkund Sahib Trekking
Hemkund Sahib Travel Guide
Located above sea level at an elevation of 4329 meters, Hemkund Sahib is in Chamoli, Uttarakhand. Pure water of Hemkund is that much cold that is considered as ‘Lake of Snow’. The place is also often referred as Gurudwara Shri hemkund Sahib.
You would love the experience of wide number of thick forest, amazing Himalayas view, soothing waterfalls, pristine lake and sacred Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara during the tour to Hemkund. At Hemkund Sahib Climate changes at a very high pace.
The perimeter of this lake of snow is 2 km. At a distance of just 13 kilometers from Govindghat an attractive small town is situated namely Ghangharia which is the final human territory on route of Hemkund Sahib.
hemkund Sahib is 505 kilometers from Delhi with trekking distance of 18 kilometers and you can enjoy visiting the place especially between June and October.
Trekking fun is here at Hemkund Sahib. You would love the fun of 19 Km long challenging trek from Govindghat to Hemkund Lake, and you can also visit prevalent Sikh pilgrimage centre. On the trek you can enjoy panoramic wild flowers view along with Brahamkamal which is the State Flower of Uttarakhand.Hemkund Sahib Myth:
As per the Indian mythology it is believed that at Hemkund Shahib 10th sikh guru -Guru Govind Singhji had meditated for several years. Close to Hemkund Sahib gurudwara, a Laxman temple is situated which is dedicated to Lord Rama’s brother.Rishikesh Tourism:
You are an adventure lover and you will not return empty handed from Uttarakhand. More and more joy and excitement is waiting in Uttarakhand at Rishikesh where you can enjoy fun activities such as rafting, rock climbing, rappling and Kayaking etc. So be unstoppable and get all the fun at Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.