Govindghat, located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand is beautifully situated at the convergence of the Rivers Alaknanda and Lakshman Ganga. It is located at a distance of just 22 Kms from Joshimath on National Highway 58.
Govindghat travel guide is full of references to the exciting sceneries and serene spots in and around the area. It is widely famous for the Gurudwara Hemkund Sahib and the Valley of Flowers. Thousands of Sikh pilgrims visit the pious Hemkund Sahib round the year. The Gurudwara is situated on the right side of the majestic River Alaknanda.
The Valley of Flowers is an equally alluring place as the beauty of the numerous flowers is just heavenly and a delight for the soul. Tourists flock the place and absorb the beauty the nature has bestowed on the place. Govindghat is a big hit among tourists seeking tranquillity and natural beauty. It is the right choice escape from the chaotic city life and spend some leisure time in the lap of nature.
The district of Govindghat also has immense religious and cultural importance. It is believed that Lord Hanuman found the Sanjeevani herb at this place which was used to restore the health of unconscious Laxman.