Ghangaria is the starting point of the trek to Valley of Flowers; and to the Sikh Pilgrim center of Hemkund. The place has facilities for transit accommodation and one can get porters and other logistical facilities like horses etc. To get to the place one has to trek 21 km from the main motorable road. The trekking is not very easy; the place probably is at a height of around 10,000 ft.