India | Uttaranchal


Hemkund, also known as Lokpal, is a scenic place in Chamoli District of Uttaranchal. This sacred place is located five kilometers from Ghangharia, which is approachable only on foot. Situated about 4,329 m above the sea level, the major attractions here are Lakshman Temple on Lakshman Ganga River, Hemkund Sahib and Hemkund Lake. Jolly Grant Airport is 307 km away and the nearest railway station is at Rishikesh (293 km).

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Chamoli


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