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Hemkund Sahib Pilgrimage Tours
Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara History :
Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara is located amidst several snow capped mountains with a beautiful lake just beside it. The unbelievable beauty and the peaceful atmosphere of this location brings your mind to a rest. There are seven peaks which surround the Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara. These mountains are lush green. These mountains had been the place for meditation for the tenth guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara has been made as a memorial to Guru Gobind Singh Ji. This is one of the most important shrines of Sikhs. Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara is located at a height of about 4000ft.
Reaching Out To Hemkund Sahib Yatra :
You can complete your Hemkund sahib yatra by air, railways as well as road. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant which is 307Km from the pilgrim site. If you are using the Railways to reach your destination then the nearest railway station would be Rishikesh. The Hemkund Sahib yatra can be taken by road which is connected from Rishikesh, Kotdwara, Dehradun, Haridwar, Nainital, Ranikhet and other important hill stations of Garhwal and Kumaon Hills. There are several Hemkund Sahib tour services which can help you plan your visit. Several travel agencies offer Hemkund sahib yatra by helicopter.
Since the gurudwara is located amidst mountains, Hemkund sahib trek is very popular. The Hemkund sahib trek will start from the govindghat. On the first day of the Hemkund sahib trek you will be visiting the valley of flowers and halt at Ghangharia. Pilgrims who are unable to walk can take Horse, Pitthu and doli on the Hemkund sahib trek.
The Hemkund sahib yatra by helicopter will cost you approximately Rs. 8000 per person. This package of Hemkund sahib yatra by helicopter will include to and fro fares long with stoppage at Govindghat. Hemkund sahib yatra by helicopter is best to get aerial view of the location.
Most travel companies offer Hemkund Sahib tour in the month of June to September. The Hemkund Sahib tour cost would include travel cost, hotel accommodation, Breakfast, Sightseeing and taxes.
Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara Trust And Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara Timings :
The timings for Hemkund sahib yatra are from 1st of July to 5th of October. In other seasons the area is covered in snow and is inaccessible. The Trust has its headquarters at Kanpur and is mainly responsible for the new building that has been made there.
Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara Hotels :
The HemKund Sahib Trust runs several rest houses where you can rest during your Hemkund Sahib tour. They provide food and accommodation for free to the pilgrims. However, at Hemkund Sahib the facilities are limited and the pilgrims are expected to return before night to Ghanharia.
Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara Tourist Office :
Tourist Information Centre, Yatra Office,
Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd.,
Shail Vihar, Haridwar By Pass Road,
Rishikesh - 249201.
Ph.: 91-135-2431793, 2431783, 2435174
Email: [email protected], [email protected] .