Visiting Hemkund Sahib Uttarakhand- a religious and trekking place in Uttarakhand

In this article I'll explain you everything about Hemkund Sahib situated in Uttarakhand state of India. This article include every detail like- places to visit around Hemkund Sahib, how to reach Hemkund Sahib through air, rail and roads. For more details keep visiting

Hemkund Sahib

Hemkund Sahib is a visiting spot situated in Uttarakhand state of India. It is also known as Snow Lake. Hemkund Sahib is a religious shrine in Uttarakhand. Hemkund Sahib is also very much loved by Trekers for trekking. It is situated at an altitude of about 4330 metres aboute the sea level.

Places to visit around Hemkund Sahib

There are several places to visit around Hemkund Sahib. Some of them are-
Hemkund Parvat- it is a collection of seven snow covered mountains. It is a trekking destination in Uttarakhand.
Sri Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara- it is a religious place for the Sikh's. It is situated very near to Hemkund Sahib and is dedicated to Guru Govind Singh who was the 10th religious guru of the Sikhs religion.
Hemkund Lake- Hemkund lake is the source to Laxman Ganga which is also known as Hem Ganga.
Lok Pal Temple- Lokpal temple is a beautiful temple which is dedicated to Lord

How to Reach Hemkund Sahib

Hemkund Sahib is very easily accessible from every part of India and Uttarakhand. It can be reached by about 19 km trek from Govindghat which is connected to all Uttarakhand by every type of transportation.
How to reach through air- nearest airport is Jolly Grant airport which is situated at am distance of about 307 km from Govindghat. From airport one can easily reach Govindghat by means of regular buses and taxis.
How to reach Govindghat by rail- Rishikesh is the nearest railway station to Govindghat which is situated at a distance of about 293 km from Govindghat and is connected to major railwaylines of India.
How to reach Govindghat by road- Govindghat is very well connected by roads to all the major destinations of Uttarakhand by means of regular buses and taxis.


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