Gurdwara Shri Hemkunt Sahib Trust, Rishikesh

Gurdwara Name Gurdwara Shri Hemkunt Sahib Trust Address Laxman Jhoola Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Zipcode 249204 Phone 01352430299, 9410146907
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Sarai Available yes Sarai Contact Information 7500241970,01352430329
Sarai facilities 300 rooms with attached bath free of cost and 76 aircon rooms at Rs 1100/ day
Sarai Room Count 376
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History Its 227 kms from New Delhi , 42 kms from Dheradun and 25 kms from Haridwar. To go to Hemkunt Sahib ji , the next stop from Rishikesh is Srinagar at a distance of 103 kms. Tourist office : GMVN Shail Vihar , Haridwar Bye pass road , Rishikesh 91-135-2431783,93,2432648 & website is Nearest Airport is Jolly Grant ( 14 kms/ 40 mins). Nearest railway station is Haridwar. Manjit Singh, Secy (9410576838, 0135-24300229)
Remarks Preparations for Pilgrimage. i) Clothings. Pack your items, preferably in carry packs and divide into three parts - to be left at Ghagaria(for road journey)/ Gobind Dham (for night stay)/ upto Hemkund sahib (one change over). ii) Eatables. Carry bread & jam, fruity/ 200 ml juice containers, soft drinks, water, biscuits, toffees, knife & small spoons, paper plates, napkins, and fresh fruits. Keep shedding the qty/ weight of eatables, as per night halt programme as above. Further you go from Rishikesh, prices also keep going up (pepsi bottle actual cost Rs. 20/- is available at Rs. 40/- when you are nearest to God !!). iii) Footwear. DO NOT buy & carry abs new item. Break-in period for shoes is approx two months. Wear good quality(approx range 500-1500 or beyond) shoes. iv) Medicines. Apart from your daily use medicines, incl SOS, pl do carry one strip each of Avomine(nausea/ vomitting), Crocin, Dependal(loose motions), Flexon MR(muscle relaxation), Norflox TZ (stomach infection), Cetrizin(antialergic) and Band aid medicated dressing strips. iv) Carry all & completed documents of your vehicle, incl proper driving license for Innova/ Bolero/ Scorpio/ Other SUVs since this category of vehicles is NOT covered under driving license LMVs. Pl do carry your own identity/ visiting cards, if any. Auto charges Rs 7 from Bus / Railway station . S. Avtar Singh - Sewadar. For any help in Haridwar / Rishikesh , you may contact GM BHEL Tejinder Singh Kainth 91-9411111589 , 91-1334-230322. Email