Ghangharia, a small town situated in the midst of pine forest, is the base to trek to Hemkund
Valley of Flowers
. It is here that Pushpawati River
merges with Hemganga and the river is then called Lakshman Ganga
. Ghangharia is the last village on the route to the Valley of Flowers. A tourist lodge and a Gurdwara offer accommodation to the tourists.