Holy Amarnath Ji cave is situated about 141 km (88 mi) from Srinagar city of Jammu and Kashmir, India at an altitude of 3,888 m (12,756 ft), Yatra starts during summer time every year from first week of July to August end only as most of the year The Holy cave itself is covered with snow except for a short period of time in summer.
The Amarnath temple is one of 18 Maha Shakti Peethas and is considered to be one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism. Every year millions of Hindu devotees make an annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave across challenging mountainous terrain when it is open for pilgrims.
Destinations to be covered in this trip : Srinagar – Sonmarg – Baltal – Amarnath Cave – Sonmarg – Srinagar
Return chopper (Helicopter) ticket from Baltal-Panchtarni-Baltal
Private airport/hotel transfers by NAC vehicle
Private NAC Vehicle for all sightseeing as per the itinerary
Shikara ride at Dal Lake (One time)
All interstate taxes, gasoline, parking, toll taxes and driver allowances.
All luxury taxes and value added taxes.
Any International/ Domestic Air/Train fare
Any monument/guide fee, Gondola Rides/ Horse Rides/ Pony/ Palki
Any beverages (hard & soft)/Table Drinks, items of personal nature such as laundry Telephone calls, travel or any kind of insurance, tips & gratitude's
Applicable Government taxes (GST)
Minimum of 04 persons required.
The package valid for Indian nationals only.
All rates & bookings will be subject to availability.
Tour confirmation only on receipt of 50% advance payment.
Balance payment to be deposited 01 month prior to travel date.
Ashoka India Tours carries no insurance whatsoever for the tour participants. Hence it is advisable to get travel insurance by your own.
Mentioned special package rates are valid till August 2021.
What to bring
Please carry adequate warm clothing
Sweater, Warm jacket or coat, Gloves
Socks (preferably synthetic or wool for trekking)
Good walking shoes with grip
Rain Coat, Umbrella & Torch.
Necessary Medicines etc
Medical/fitness certificate issued by MBBS doctor
Valid address proof (Original)
Valid photo id proof (original)
One passport size photograph
What to Expect
Tour Highlights : –
Amarnath cave Darshan by Helicopter
Sightseeing of Srinagar
Shikara ride at Dal Lake
Day 01Arrival at Srinagar
Upon your arrival at Srinagar airport, our company representative will meet you and handover the documents of your trip. Later you will be transferred to Sonamarg (125 Kms/ 3 & ½ hrs) via river Sindh, on arrival check in at hotel, Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.
(Amarnath Cave is lying at a height of 3952 Mtrs. and is a famous holy place of pilgrimage for the Hindus and is held in the same veneration as Mount Kailash in Tibet. The sacred Cave contains a Shiva Lingam formed of Ice, the size of which increases or decreases according to the position of the Moon. Usually there is a big Festival in the 3rd week of August every year thousands of people from all over the country and from different parts of the world visit this Cave. The difficulty of the pilgrimage continues in itself, an extra ordinary sacrifice.)
Day 02Amarnath Cave by Helicopter
Wakeup call will be given at 04:00 AM and will leave hotel at 05:30 AM and drive to Baltal which is 14 Kms/ 1-hour drive. Reach Baltal at 06:30 AM & will start security checking for helicopter at 07:00 am to board helicopter & will start sorties from Baltal to cave. You will reach in ten minutes to Panchtarni which is just 5 KM before of holy Amarnath Ji Cave; Darshan will be done on V.V.I.P priority basis. Each sortie will take 4 passengers at a time. After all the passengers are back from Cave, we will drive to Thajiwas Glacier one can walk to the Glacier or ponies ride, later leave from Sonamarg for Srinagar which is 100 Kms/ 3 Hours drive. On arrival in Srinagar enjoy Tour of Mughal gardens, visit to Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure), Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) and Chashmashahi (The royal spring) if time permits. Later Check in at Deluxe Houseboat, Dinner & overnight stay at houseboat.
After breakfast, Lake Ride by Shikara to visit Floating Gardens, Lotus Gardens, Charchinar, KaboterKhana (Pigeon Palace) inside the lake, later transfer the guests to Srinagar airport to board the flight for onward journey and tour terminates.