Region: Garhwal Himalayas
Duration: 08 Nights 09 Days
Destination covered: Delhi – Haridwar – Joshimath – Ghangrina – Valley of flowers – Hemkund – Rudrapryag – Rishikesh – Delhi
Altitude: 4320 m above sea level
Grade: Easy Trek
Best Time: May to October
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 01: Arrivel Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Meeting and assistance on arrival. Transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Delhi – Rishikesh (240 kms, 5 – 6 hrs drive)
Leave Delhi early morning for Rishikesh, checking in at the hotel on arrival. Evening visit Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula and attend vibrant prayer rituals on the banks of Ganges at Swarg Ashram and back to hotel.
Day 03: Rishikesh – Joshimath (255 kms, 7 – 8 hrs drive)
After early breakfast leave for Joshimath. Enroute stop in Devprayag to witness the confluence of river Alaknanda and Bhagirathi to form holy river Ganges. Reach Joshimath by evening. On arrival check in hotel. Overnight at Joshimath.
Day 04: Joshimath – Govindghat – Ghangaria (20 kms drive, 13 km trek)
After early breakfast leave for Govindghat by road with packed lunch. Prepare for trek on arrival and then leave on the trek to Ghangaria, which will be our base camp for further trek to Valley Of Flowers. Reach Ghangaria late in the afternoon. On arrival check in hotel. Overnight at Ghangaria.
Day 05: Ghangaria – Valley of Flowers – Ghangaria (6 kms trek)
After breakfast leave for valley of flowers (3 kms one side trek) with packed lunch. Enjoy the beauty of rare high Himalayan flora at its best. The valley situated on a height of 3342 mts to 3658 mts is a national park under protection for its rate fona. Return back to Ghangaria for your overnight stay.
Day 06: Ghangaria – Hemkund Sahib – Ghangaria (10 kms trek)
After breakfast leave with packed lunch for Hemkund Sahib (a Sikh religious place) on the banks of Hemkund Lake at a height of 4320 mts. This trek is gradual ascent on the cobbled path from the altitude of 3049 mts to 4320 mts in just 5 kms. Return to Ghangaria by evening for overnight stay.
Day 07: Ghangaria – Govindghat – Badrinath (13 kms trek, 25 kms drive)
After breakfast trek down to Govindghat. Proceed for Badrinath by car. On arrival check in hotel. After lunch visit the main temple of Lord Vishnu. And dinner Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Badrinath – Rudraprayag (165kms/ 5 -6hr)
Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakamal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sight seeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Later drive back to Rudraprayag. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 09: Rudraprayag – Haridwar (180kms/5 – 5hr)
Morning after breakfast drove back to Haridwar. Via Devprayag one can explore the temples of Haridwar & Har Ki Pari Ghats or take a rope way to Chadi Devi temple to enjoy the rope way and view of Haridwar . Explore the area and transfer to Railway station to Board train for Delhi. Dep: 1810 Hrs. Dinner on Board. Arrive New Delhi 2030 hrs. Tour Terminates.