Hemkund Sahib is built on the banks of the Lokpal lake and is surrounded by seven gigantic and fascinating peaks. It is in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in India. Hemkund originally suggests 'Lake of Snow' and the pristine water of this lake is as cold as snow.

Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara is a prominent pilgrimage destination for Sikhs. It was believed that Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of the Sikhs had meditated here. While this shrine is devoted to Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, Hindu pilgrims hold this memorial in high accord for their mythological God Lakshamana, with tales of association to Hemkund Sahib from Ramayana and Mahabharata.


Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara is a divine memorial and pilgrimage destination which is close to some beautiful tourist places in Uttarakhand like Valley of Flowers and Auli. There are thousands of devotees who take on this peaceful and remarkable pilgrimage every year because it is well-connected to other popular religious places in Uttaranchal like Badrinath. Adventure lovers could also have the best Hemkund trek experience in the Himalayan mountains. Here are the three best sightseeing places to visit near Hemkund Sahib.

  • Badrinath - The Badrinath temple and town form one of the four Char Dhams. Badrinath is located near the graciously flowing Alaknanda River and offers stunning views of landscapes that creates the perfect background for amazing photographs. It is famous because it is a part of the Bada and Chota Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand. The temple is also one of the 108 Divya Desams devoted to Lord Vishnu, who is worshipped as Badrinath.

  • Valley of flowers - Valley of flowers is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Garhwal Region of Uttarakhand. It is well-known for its wild untamed flowers surrounded by snowy white peaks. This is a famous national park in India surrounded by the beauty of Western Himalayas. The Valley of Flowers trek goes through dense forests, along with Pushpawati river flowing alongside. It can be reached by crossing many bridges, glaciers and waterfalls on the way.

  • Auli - Auli in Uttarakhand is a Himalayan ski resort and beautiful hill station in India. Located at 3010 metres above sea level, Auli is surrounded by coniferous and oak forests, along with the Nanda Devi and Nar Parvat forming the picture-perfect backdrop. Apart from enjoying snowfall while skiing in Auli, you could have a great paragliding experience among tall snowy mountains.

Hemkund Sahib is known for its scenic beauty, holy lake and beautiful architectural design. To complete the Hemkund Sahib Yatra, you need to plan your Uttarakhand trip from May to October. It is the best time to visit Hemkund Sahib as the weather during this time is quite pleasant.


The nearest airport to Hemkund Sahib is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun and the nearest railway station is in Rishikesh & Haridwar. From there, you must reach Govind Ghat by road, which is at a distance of 292 kms from the airport. You can book cabs from Dehradun airport to Govind Ghat instead of the inconvenient local transport.

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