Located at an altitude of 4329 meters above the sea level, Hemkund Sahib is a holy destination of Sikhs in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. Hemkund literally means Lake of snow and the water of this lake is colder like snow. The place is also known as Gurudwara Shri Hemkunt Sahib. You can come across several waterfalls, dense forest, enchanting Himalayan views, and crystal clear lake on your Hemkund trip. The place provides adventurous trekking experiences. The pilgrimage site is mainly devoted to the guru of Sikhs – Guru Gobind Singh. 10th
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -325 cm
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Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara:
The star-shaped Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara is built using stone and concrete brickwork and it is placed on the shores of the immaculate Hemkund. The design and construction of today's gurudwara was started in the mid-1960s. It stands as an epitome of the human spirit that struggles against obstacles to achieve its objective.
Valley of Flowers:
Around 3 km away from Govindghat, there is 5 km Valley of Flowers. Blessed with richness of nature, this vibrant valley of flowers has been declared as national park by the Indian government. It is situated at Nanda Devi Bio Reserve and a must visit destination of this location.