Sikh Pilgrimage Tour

Sikh Pilgrimage Tour

Sikh Pilgrimage Tour

The Sikh religion is one of the most famous religions in India believed by almost 50 million people around the world. With Sikh Tourism the Sikh community and other tourists can catch different Sikh pilgrimage spots and Gurudwara tours. In India, the Sikh Pilgrimage tour includes a visit to the famous Hemkund Sahib Yatra

The holy lake Hemkund, an important pilgrimage of Sikhs and Hindus, lies near the Valley of Flowers at an altitude of 3050 mts. The sacred beautifully shaped Gurdwara near the lake is visited by large number of pilgrims from all over the world. It is believed that Guru Govind Singh, the tenth guru of Sikhs meditated and united with God at this place.

ITINERARY

Delhi - Rishikesh Sightseeing Day 1   Delhi - Rishikesh (230 kms/6 hrs approx)
In the morning drive towards Rishikesh via Haridwar. On arrival check in to hotel. By evening one can go for Aarti ceremony at Ganga Ghat. Overnight stay at hotel.

Rishikesh - Joshimath SightseeingDay 2  Rishikesh - Joshimath (245 kms/8-9 hrs)
After an early breakfast drive to Joshimath via Devprayag. On the way visit Dev prayag where Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers meet. From here the holy river Ganges started. Arrival at Joshimath by evening, check into the hotel. Dinner & overnight stay.

Joshimath - Govindghat Sightseeing Day 3   Joshimath - Govindghat (22 kms/1 hrs) - Ghangaria (14 kms/3-4 hrs)
After an early breakfast drive to Govindghat. Which is the starting point of the trek? From Govindghat there is a gradual ascent along a well maintained pilgrim trail to Ghangaria. Upon arrival at Ghangaria check into Camp. Explore the surroundings in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at camp/hotel.

Ghangaria - Valley of Flowers - Ghangaria SightseeingDay 4  Ghangaria - Valley of Flowers - Ghangaria (5 kms one side/4-5 hrs)
After breakfast trek to Valley Of Flowers (3858 m) from Ghangaria. The valley is an enchanting sight with an impressive array of rare wildflowers like Geranium, Marsh marigold, Prinula, Potentilla, Geum, Asters, Lilium, Ranunculus, Corydalis, Inula, Braham kamal, Campanula, Pedicularis, Arisaema, Morina, Impatiens, Bistorta, Ligularia, Anaphalis, Saxifrages, Sibbaldia, Thermo- psis, Trollius, Codonopsis, Dactylorhiza, Cypripedium, Strawberry, Epilobium, Rhododendrons and numerous others. Most of the flowers have medicinal values too. The valley is 10 kms long, 2 kms wide, and is divided by the Pushpawati stream, into which several tiny streams and waterfalls merge. After enjoying the beauty of valley trek back to Ghangaria. Dinner & overnight stay at the camp/hotel.

Ghangaria - Hemkund Sahib - Ghangaria Sightseeing Day 5   Ghangaria - Hemkund Sahib - Ghangaria (6 kms one side/ 3-4 hrs)
After breakfast trek to Hemkund Sahib (4329 m) from Ghangaria. This is quite a steep climb. In the Sikh holy book, The Granth Sahib, the Sikh Guru Gobind Singh recounts that in a previous life, he meditated on the shores of a lake surrounded by seven snowcapped mountains now recognized by Hemkund. Late afternoon trek back to Ghangaria. Dinner & overnight stay at camp/hotel.

Ghangaria - Govind Ghat - Srinagar SightseeingDay 6  Ghangaria - Govind Ghat - Srinagar (165 kms/5 hrs)
After an early breakfast trek down to Govind Ghat and from here drive to Srinagar via Chamoli and Rudraprayag. On arrival check into hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.

Srinagar - Haridwar - Delhi Sightseeing Day 7   Srinagar - Haridwar - Delhi
In the morning drive to Delhi via Rishikesh. Arrival at Delhi by late evening. Trip & Services Ends Here

Cost includes
• Accommodation: Hotel in Rishikesh, Joshimath & Ghangaria on twin/triple sharing basis.
• Transport: Tata Indigo car from Delhi - Govindghat & back (AC will not run after Rishikesh).
• Meals: In Rishikesh, Joshimath, Ghangaria only breakfast will be served.
• Mules/Porters: For carrying some amount of personal gear of the clients (one bag not weighing more than 13 kgs).
• Professional trekking guide would accompany the group from Ghangaria
• Entry fee for the park
 
Cost does not include
• Enroute meal
• Any charges for carrying still/video cameras etc.
• Alcohol, soft drinks, bottled water, beverages, etc.
• Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
• Any meals/services not mentioned above
• Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
• Travel insurance

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Sikh Pilgrimage Tour
  • Duration:6 Night/7Days