Day 1: Haridwar – Hel Jayalgarh – Hel Annam
Pick up from Haridwar Rly station / hotel and transfer by road on a picturesque road to Jayalgarh (115 kms / 3.5 hrs). Stop at the beautiful riverside deluxe camp to freshen up and have breakfast by the River Alaknanda. Then set out on a beautiful drive to Annam, arrive at Hel, Annam. Lunch will be enroute. Enjoy hot tea, snacks and a grand view of the Nanda Devi around sunset. Overnight at Himalayan Eco Lodge, Annam.
Day 2: Annam - Govindghat –Ghangria (3048 m/10000 ft) (Camp Valley of Flowers)
Early morning drive for about 40-60 minutes to Govindghat, start the trek by crossing the River Alaknanda over a bridge at Govindghat and from there walk towards the Bhyundar valley through forest area and a few villages. There are numerous waterfalls and lush green landscape all around. The gradient of the trail is moderate. The 14 kms trek to reach Ghangria takes about 4-5 hrs, you can also hire a mule or use the helicopter service to reach Ghangria. Overnight in Camp Valley of Flowers, Ghangria.
Day 3: Ghangria – Valley of Flowers (3658 m/12000 ft) – Ghangria
It`s a delightful and short ascent to the valley. Gradient is moderate and the landscape extremely soothing to the eye. It will take about a couple of hours to reach the valley. There are unending meadows laden with varieties of alpine flowers, networks of streams and big mountains all around. At the entrance of the Valley stands the snow-clad peak of RatbanParvat, towards the left is Nar Parvat, which separates the Badrinath valley from this valley, and to the right is dense Birch forest on the hillsides. spend 3-4 hrs exploring different corners & vantage points of the valley and towards late afternoon retrace our steps to Ghangria. Total trekking time would be about 4 hrs. Overnight in the Camp Valley of Flowers, Ghangria.
Day 4: Ghangria – Hemkund Sahib (4329 m/14200 ft) – Ghangria
Today`s climb to Hemkund Sahib is steep at places and will take about 3 to 4 hrs. Hemkund Sahib is a popular Sikh Shrine built next to the beautiful lake which is surrounded by wild flowers ,Bhramkamal being the most popular. Pilgrims take a dip in the freezing cold waters of the lake. Enjoy some hot tea in the Gurudwara (Shrine) and retrace your steps to Ghangria. Overnight in the Camp Valley of Flowers, Ghangria. (Visitors not wanting to visit Hemkund Sahib can relish Valley of Flowers again).
Day 5: Govindghat - Ghangria – BadrinathAuli
Trek back to Govindghat and then drive for about an hour to reach the beautiful temple town of Badrinath. Situated on the banks of holy Alaknanda and with the backdrop of Neelkanth peak, stands an ancient temple with hot sulphur water pools and crisp and clean air. Badrinath is a wonderful destination to visit. For the spiritually inclined, there can be no better place. Later in the evening return to Auli. Overnight at the Himalayan Eco Lodge, Auli.
Day 6: Auli – Haridwar
Early morning after breakfast, drive to Haridwar (290 kms / 8 hrs) where your trip ends.