Day 1: Delhi – Haridwar (215Kms)
Visitors will be picked up from City Centre hotel /residence to depart for Haridwar. Check into a hotel upon arrival. After freshen up explore the city of Haridwar, or ‘Hari-dwar’ literally means ‘Gateway to God’ in Hindi.
‘Hari’ is synonymous to ‘God’ and ‘Dwar’ means ‘gate’. This holy place is a famous religious destination that attracts people of various faiths and background. Haridwar depicts Indian culture and civilization to the fullest.
Visit Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple and Har ki Pauri Ghat followed by ‘Ganga Aarti’.
Get back to the hotel and stay there overnight.
Day 2: Haridwar – Rishikesh – Joshimath (290 kms)
Drive towards Joshimath via Rishikesh after having breakfast. Enjoy half day sightseeing in Rishikesh and visit Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula and Geeta Ashram.
Check into a hotel upon arrival in Joshimath by evening and stay there overnight.
Day 3: Joshimath – Govindghat – Govind Dham (Drive: 22 kms, Trek: 13 kms)
Drive towards Govindghat post breakfast. Start trekking to reach Govind Dham, the base camp for Hemkunt Sahib and Valley of Flowers.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: Govind Dham – Hemkunt Sahib – Govind Dham (Trek: 16 kms)
Start trekking to reach Hemkunt Sahib, one of the holiest pilgrimages for Sikh community, post breakfast. Snow-covered peaks and mountains make a perfect backdrop for ‘Hemkund Lake’. Return to GovindDham by evening and stay in a hotel overnight.
Hemkund Sahib (also spelled Hemkunt), is also known as Gurudwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib Ji. It is a Sikh place of worship and pilgrimage site in Chamoli district, Uttarakhand, India.
Day 5: Govind Dham – Govindghat – Rudraprayag (Trek: 16 kms, Drive: 148 kms)
Start return trek to Govindghat post breakfast. Drive towards Rudraprayag via Joshimath and Karnaprayag upon arrival. Check into a hotel upon arrival at Rudraprayag. It is a Hindu pilgrim site located at the confluence of Mandakini and Alaknanda rivers. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6: Rudraprayag – Rishikesh (Drive 140 km)-Paonta Sahib (95 km)
Drive towards Paonta Sahib via Rishikesh after having breakfast in the hotel. Check into a hotel upon arrival in Paonta Sahib.
This site was Guru Gobind Singh’s home for over four years and he penned down Dasam Granth at this place. Sri Talab Asthan, where he used to disburse salaries and Sri Dastar Asthan, where he used to judge turban tying competitions, are located on its premises. Various poem recitations were held at Kavi Darbar Asthan. Also, visit memorial to sage Kalpi and a museum that displays pens and weapons of the then period among other artefacts. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Paonta Sahib –Amritsar (360Kms)
Drive towards Amritsar post breakfast. Check into a hotel upon arrival in Amritsar. Spend rest of the day in leisure activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8: In Amritsar
Proceed for a sightseeing tour of Amritsar post breakfast. Visit famous Golden Temple located in the heart of the city; Jalianwallah Bagh – a memorial built to commemorate martyrs of 1919 massacre and Wagah Border (less than 30 km from the city) in afternoon. Witness the ceremonial changing of guard, the march-past followed by the singing of national anthems and other patriotic songs by defence personnel of India and Pakistan army at Wagah Border. A march past by soldiers at India-Pakistan border evokes a sense of nostalgia. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9 : Amritsar – Anandpur Sahib (Drive 205 km) –Chandigarh (110 km)
Depart for Chandigarh post breakfast. Visit Anandpur Sahib and other prominent gurudwaras in the vicinity on way to Chandigarh. Check into a hotel upon arrival in Chandigarh and stay there overnight.
Day 10: Chandigarh – Delhi (Drive 250 km)
Drive towards Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib post breakfast. Visit Gurudwara of Fatehgarh Sahib and other salient regional gurudwaras in afternoon. Continue drive to Delhi. Depart for New Delhi airport to board flight for respective destinations. This concludes Hemkunt Sahib tours.