It is one of the famous trekking spots in Uttarkhand state of India, located at an altitude of 6000 feet above the sea level. It the starting point of trek to Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib. It is situated beautifully on the banks of River Alaknanda. It is filled with all modern amenities to make the stay comfortable. There are many hotels, restaurants and parking spaces available. Hygienically prepared quality food is another attractive feture of Govindghat. It attracts several travelers every month to get amused by the mystic beauty of Hemkund Sahib and Valley of Flowers. Gurudwara is located on the right side of River Alaknandais another important nearby place. Govindghat is closed in winter.The salubrious climate of Govindghat is remains pleasant throughout the year.
Places to visit
Hemkund is one of the important pilgrimage centers of Hindus and Sikhs. The prime feature is breathtaking Lokpal Lake which is located at an altitude of 4329 meters above the sea level. It is a picture perfect place to beat the heat and to spend memorable summer and long vacations.
Valley of Flowers and Ghangaria are other popular places in Govindghat.
How to reach Govindghat
Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport, located at a distance of 292 km from Govindghat.
The nearest rail head is in Rishikesh, around 273 km from Govindghat.
Govindghat is well connected with all major destinations of Uttarkhand by well-established roads.
Average temperature is ranging from 12 C to 28 C and best visited throughout the year.