Day 1: Arrival at Govindghat.
Start early from Rishikesh/ Haridwar and take a Bus that goes directly to Govindghat/ Pandukeshwar or take Tata Sumo which goes to Joshimath/ Govindghat. Reach the hotel by evening and relax after the long journey, the next day you have to trek for 9 Km to reach Ghangaria.
Day 2: Trek to Ghangaria, base camp for Valley of flowers. (4 km by road, and 9 km by trek)
Start the day by having your breakfast, reach Pulna village by a shared taxi for 4 Km, and start your trek to Ghangaria (9Km). You can also hire a mule to offload your luggage. By evening reach Ghangaria, check-in at the hotel rest, and relax. You can also head out to explore the small market or go and watch the Documentary show about Valley of Flowers.
Day 3: Ghangaria to Valley of Flowers and back (4km trek one way)
Wake up early in the morning, have breakfast, and reach the Valley of flowers entrance gate by 7:30 with your one ID proof. Carry your packed lunch and water bottle from Hotel itself as there are no eateries or shops in the Valley. Enjoy and explore your day in the breathtaking Heavenly Valley. Start heading back before 2 pm as the weather conditions may change and it might rain which increases the water flow in the Pushpavati River.
Day 4: Ghangaria to Hemkund Sahib (6km trek one way)
Start your day with early breakfast and get ready for a total steep climb of 6km, you can also choose to go by Mules, dandi, Kandi. Reach the Highest Sikh Gurudwara Shri Hemkund Sahib beside the Lake, you will also see the rare Brahma Kamal every now and then. After Gurudwara Darshan have hot tea and khichdi as prasad, relaxing for a while decent back to Ghangaria.
Day 5: Badrinath/Bid adieu
Start early after breakfast to decent back to Govindghat, the aim is to reach early so you can also explore Badrinath Dham as the situation permits.