Hemkund Sahib is situated at an altitude of 4,329 mts above sea level in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. Hemkund literally suggests ‘Lake of snow‘ and the pristine water of this lake is as cold as snow. It is also known as Gurudwara Shri Hemkunt Sahib.
Why Visit Hemkund Sahib?
Perched at an elevation of 4,329 mts above sea level, Hemkund Saheb is the highest Gurudwara of Sikh community. Hemkunt Sahib is situated 6 km from Ghangharia, this star shaped Gurudwara is made up of white marbles and concrete and it is located on the shores of the pristine Hemkund.
Numerous waterfalls, dense forest, enchanting view of the Himalayas, crystal clear lake and the holy Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara are the key highlights of this trekking trip. The weather changes very rapidly at Hemkund Sahib.
23 /13 °C
– May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov,
Rishikesh, 273 kms
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Gurudwara, Lake, Laxman Temple, Trekking, Scenic Beauty