Hemkund is a holy lake at a height of 4339m in Uttarakhand.
Ghangaria can be made as the base camp from where one can go to Hemkund and Valley of Flowers
Hemkund can be reached by a trek along the mountain from Ghangaria. Also there are horses carrying people, but its costly
There are two temples near the lake. A Sikh temple and a Hindu Lakshman temple.
One cannot stay the night at Hemkund. They have to reach back to Ghangaria, where there are many hotels.
Badrinath is a sacred place for hindus, which can be reached from Joshimath by road.
Auli a skiing resort that can be reached by ropeway/road from Joshimath