Hemkund is a highly revered place in the state of Uttarakhand. Set amidst the snowcapped mountains in Himalayas, the Gurudwara of Shri Hemkund is a place of tranquility and worship for Sikh devotees. Hemkund tours take one on a spiritual journey that gives a holy insight in to the Sikh culture.
Tours to Hemkund takes you on a religious odyssey to the Gurudwara and places around it. The Gurudwara is set amidst towering snowcapped mountains and lies beside a lake with pristine blue water. The beauty and the peace fill you with the spiritual feeling that will be guiding you throughout the life.
The tourist on their tours to Hemkund can visit the seven peaks, known as the Sapt Shring that surround the shrine and the lush green pastures that surrounds it and thus impart it a picturesque backdrop.
You can also visit the lake with rocky shores besides the shrine that remains covered with snow almost throughout the year. If one goes for tours to Hemkund in monsoon one might get to see the mythical ‘Brahma Kamal’, ‘the lotus of Gods’ that is yellow-green in color. This star shaped Gurudwara is a memorial of the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Govind Singh, who meditated here for several years. This Gurudwara, situated on an altitude of around 4,000 meters, is accessible only from June to October.
During their Hemkund pilgrim tours, one also gets a chance to visit Badrinath, Valley of Flowers & the Gurudwara Sri Paonta Sahib. Paonta Sahib town was founded by Guru Govind Singh himself. It is situated beside the river Yamuna and is surrounded by Sal forests. It would be interesting to know that the water of River Yamuna falls silently below the Gurudwara here that has been built in the memory of the saint. In a nutshell, your Hemkund tours will enrich your experience.