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Location: Garhwal (Uttranchal )
Base: Govindghat
Altitude: 4329m above Sea Level

Hemkund Trek, Uttranchal  The trek starts from Govindghat (19 kms.), on the way to Badrinath, having two major gradients, one initially from Alakhnanda suspension bridge of Govindghat to Pulna village, for 3 kms. and the other from Bhyundhar to Ghangharia. After trekking 1 kms from Ghangharia, a bifurcation point is reached, where one route leads to Hemkund Saheb and the other goes to the Valley of Flowers. The routes are well marked here.

Place Altitude(in m.) Distance(in kms.) Accomodation
Joshimath 1875 Km TB.DS.HSD.T.
Govindghat 1828 20 (motor) DS.T
Pulna 1920 3 (trek)    
Bhyundhar 2239 7 (trek)   
Ghangharia 3048 5 (trek) TB.D.S.F.
Valley of Flowers 3658 5 (trek) No Camping
Hemkund 4329 6 (trek) DS

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