Hemkund Sahib or Hemkunt Sahib is the world’s highest Gurudwara, situated at a height of 13500 feet above sea level. It is situated in Chamol district of Garhwal Region in the state of Uttarakhand in India. It is tough to reach Hemkund Sahib as it requires long and tiring road journey from Haridwar to Govindghat and then trek of 21 km from Govindghat. This trek is done in two days, first day you will be going only up to Ghangaria. Ghangaria is the base camp for Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib Trek. Nature lovers coming for Valley of Flowers trip go to Hemkund Sahib also but most of the pilgrims coming for Hemkund Sahib do not go to Valley of Flowers.
Forest department is also beginning to promote a number of other forgotten treks close to the Valley of Flowers.
The name Joshimath is derived from it. Temple of Narsingh and Nav Durga are located here.
Situated in the midst of a pine grove Ghangharia serves asa base for visiting Hemkund Shaib.
This imposing star-shaped structure of stone and concrete masonry is one the shores of the lake.
This picturesque Valley covered by rare species of flowers & a wide variety of Butterflies.