The Journey to Joshimath via Haridwari and Rishikesh- The Start of the VOF and Hemkunt Trek

I recently trekked through Valley of Flowers (VOF) and Hemkunt Sahib in Uttarakhand. But the story begins with my trying to reach Joshimath, my initial halt at Uttarakhand before the trek.

I started at 7.00 am for ISBT Kashmiri Gate …