Amarnath Cave opens every year in the month of June for pilgrims and 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 sacred Cave contains a Shiva Lingam formed of Ice, the size of which increases or decreases according to the position of the Moon. The Holy cave is situated in Jammu & Kashmir and lying at a height of 3952 Meters. It is a famous holy place of pilgrimage for the Hindus and is held in the same veneration as Mount Kailash in Tibet.
Destinations to be covered in this tour: Srinagar – Sonmarg – Baltal – Cave – Baltal – Gulmarg – Pahalgam – Srinagar
Private Airport/hotel transfers by Non-A/C vehicle.
Private Non-A/C Vehicle for all sightseeing as per the itinerary.
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 fee, Guide fee, extra meals, Gondola Rides & Horse Rides/Pony/Palki.
Tips and gratitude to drivers, bell boys & porters, representatives, guides etc.
Any beverages (hard & soft)/Table Drinks, items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, travel or any kind of insurance etc.
Applicable Government taxes (GST).
Minimum of 02 persons required.
All rates & bookings will be subject to availability.
Tour confirmation only on receipt of 25% 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 15th December 2021.
What to Expect
Tour Highlights: –
Darshan of Holy Amarnath Cave by Helicopter
Sightseeing of Sonmarg
Sightseeing of Gulmarg
Sightseeing of Pahalgam
Sightseeing of Srinagar
Night stay in Houseboats
Shikara ride at world famous Dal Lake
Day 1Arrival at Srinagar – Sonmarg
Upon arrival at Srinagar airport our representative will meet you and transfer you to Sonmarg which is 125 Kms/ 3 & ½ hour’s drive via river Sindh, on arrival in Sonamarg check in at hotel/ Camps, Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel/Swiss Camps.
Day 2Sonmarg – Baltal – Neelgranth – Baltal – Srinagar
Wakeup call will be given at 4 am morning & will leave Hotel 5:30 am morning & drive to Baltal which is 14 Kms/ 1 hour’s drive. Reach Baltal at 6:30 AM & will start security checking for helicopter at 7 am to board helicopter & will start sorties from Baltal to cave. You will reach in ten minutes to Neelgranth helipad which is just 5 KM before of holy Amarnath Ji Cave. After all the passengers are back from Cave, we will drive to Thajiwas Glacier where one can walk to the Glacier or enjoy ponies ride. Later leave for Srinagar which is 100 Kms/3-4 hour’s drive, on arrival check in at hotel, Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3Srinagar Sightseeing
After breakfast, enjoy sightseeing of famous Mughal Gardens, visit to Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure), Chashmeshahi (The Royal Spring) and Shalimar Garden (Abode of love). Afternoon free for shopping & viewing the local handicrafts like Walnut wood carvings, crewel work articles, carpets & paper Mache articles etc. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar
After breakfast, excursion to Gulmarg (Gulmarg-The Meadow of flowers (56 kms /2 hour’s) situated at an altitude of 2730 meters), Gulmarg is one of the most beautiful summer/winter resorts in the valley. One can have a gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khilanmarg to have a real view in natural beauty of the summer and full snow view in winter. You can have a pony ride in the open fields to seven springs and to a lake, which remains frozen until June. After sightseeing back to Srinagar, Dinner & Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5Srinagar – Pahalgam – Srinagar
After breakfast, proceed to Pahalgam (125 KM/ 3-4 hour’s, Pahalgam – The Valley of Shepherds). On the way, visiting Saffron fields. Reach Pahalgam and enjoy sightseeing of Pahalgam by local jeeps at your own cost, after sightseeing back to hotel Srinagar and check-in at Houseboat to get real taste of Kashmir. Dinner & Overnight stay at Houseboat.
Early morning, enjoy Lake Ride by Shikara to visit Floating Gardens, Lotus Gardens, Charchinar, Kaboter Khana (Pigeon Palace) inside the lake, later back to Houseboat for breakfast. After breakfast, transfer the guests to Srinagar airport to board the flight for onward journey and tour terminates here but sweet memories remain for forever……