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Address: Govindghat | Joshimath, Chamoli 246443, India
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The trek upto Hemkunt Sahib is well worth it! Do carry extra shorts and a towel - even if you think of not taking a dip - once you reach there, you may change your mind! Start... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 December 2016
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

The trek upto Hemkunt Sahib is well worth it! Do carry extra shorts and a towel - even if you think of not taking a dip - once you reach there, you may change your mind! Start early... youc an take a pony on the way up and can choose to walk down - easier on the legs/ knees... the... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Not an easy trek if you want to walk. We planned our trip 8 weeks before travelling and only did 6 weeks of training. Requires a lot of physical fitness but would definitely go again by the grace of god.

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Chandigarh, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Hemkunt Sahib is very religious place which gives you real Divine Experience. It's difficult to reach here but when you see beauty of this place it simply mesmerize you.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The peace and tranquility of Hem kund Sahib will captivate and mesmerize you. All your tensions, worries, stress and tiredness after the 5 hour trek will simply disappear once you reach Hemkund Sahib and sit by the kund. The Gurudwara is very small and peaceful inside. Enjoy the hot tea and Khichdi of the lungar and just absorb all the... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

You start your climb from 1800 Meter to 4613 Meters (Govindghat to Hemkunt) Most people climb to hemkunt in three stages Day 1 – Govindghat to Ghangaria Day 2 – Ghangaria – Hemkunt – Ghangaria Day 3 – Ghangaria to Govinghat The Climb gradient to Ghangaria is about 8.2% (you go up 8 Ft Per 100 Feet of Horizontal distance)... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

For religious purposes & for traveling, HemKunt sahib gurudwara is one of the most valuable place to visit. Divine, peaceful gurudwara located in the center of 7 hills alongside a lake. Warm chills you get in your body after taking a bath in natural freezing water is the most exceptional experience. For people who loves traveling or exploring, route to... More 

Thank Jamanjit S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Out of the world experience... Devine... peaceful serence . Strongly recommend the helicopter service from govind ghat to govinddham and back. Saves 2 night's and a strenous climb. Start your day early as weather can get unpredictable. Day breaks as early as 4 am..

Thank Rahul B
Chandigarh, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

It is the place where 10 guru of Sikhs Guru Gobind Singh ji used to meditate before actually took birth again and became the 10 guru of Sikhs. He was asked will you sacrifice your father and your sons for the sake of preserving the religion and humanity and he agreed and then after it he was born again. This... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

Your first-hand experiences really help other travellers. Thanks, The brilliance of the place is unmatched... A Serene Gurudwara with fresh water spring amid mountains and clouds

Thank nitin k
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

My seventh trip to hemkunt started from Delhi on my tata safari.. Drove all along the Ganges upstream to reach joshimath.stayed with some of my army friends. Beautiful cantonment..that makes me think,,y can't we as civilian counterparts stay as clean as them. Trip advice up to joshimath Drive safely, everyone rides/drives very rashly. There r many roadside dhabas/eateries---but if u... More 

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