Govindghat is a pristine hamlet adorned by pilgrims and adventurers alike, in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. It is situated at the meeting point of the Alaknanda and Lakshman Ganga rivers, on the route to Badrinath.The journey to the Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib begins from Govindghat as well.

Famous ForHemkund sahib, Badrinath
valley of flowers,
Altitude 1800 mts
Badrinath25km Badrinath 
Nearest Railway Station or    AirportRishikesh 273km, Jolly Grant,
Best time to visit Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov

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Hemkund Sahib Opening Dates 2024

The Gurudwara Committee in Govindghat, Uttarakhand, has announced the opening of Hemkund Sahib for Darshan on 25th May. This decision

Activities in Govindghat

Trekking to Hemkund Sahib: This is a significant pilgrimage site for Sikhs and Hindus. The trek involves a steep climb through picturesque landscapes and usually takes around 6-8 hours, depending on one’s pace.

Visit Valley of Flowers National Park: This UNESCO World Heritage Site is famous for its rich biodiversity and colorful alpine flowers. It’s about a 4-6 km trek from Govindghat, followed by an ascent to the valley.

Explore nearby attractions: Govindghat is close to several religious sites and tourist spots like Badrinath Temple, Mana Village (India’s First village), and the confluence of Alaknanda and Lakshman Ganga rivers.

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Valley of flowers

Valley of Flowers Trekking Package  The Valley of Flowers National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site nestled in the Chamoli

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Hemkund Sahib

It is also known as Gurudwara Sri Hemkund Sahib Ji, is a Sikh place of worship located in the Chamoli

Last Indian Mana Village, Uttarakhand

Mana Village

Mana is the First inhabited village on the Indian side of the Indo-Tibetan border, located in the Chamoli district of

How To Reach

  • From Rishikesh to  Govindghat is accessible via a road journey from Rishikesh.
  • You can take a bus from Rishikesh to reach there or hire a taxi.
  • From Haridwar If you are arriving at Haridwar, you can take a bus or hire a taxi to reach Govind ghat.
  • The distance between Haridwar and Govind ghat is around 320 kilometers.

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