Kashmir with Amarnath tour is being designed for those persons who
want to travel to Kashmir and also want to visit Amarnath Holy
Shrine. The Amarnath Cave is one of the holiest naturally occurring
shrines of the Hindu faith. The Amarnath tour takes place in
annually only in the month of July and August. Extending upto 130
feet, the Amarnath Cave is high and shallow and inside the Cave
there is a huge "Linga of Ice". The Amarnath tour is
conducted in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. It will be a great
experience for us to visit this holy shrine.
Day 01: Srinagar
In the morning arrive at Srinagar airport or railway station.
has been described by some visitors as the Venice of the East. This
beautiful city was established by Emperor Ashoka some 2300 years
ago. A unique charm of Srinagar is its 1300 or more houseboats, the
floating little hotels on the edge of the Dal Lake. Upon
arrival you will be met by representative and transferred to one of
this house boat on Dal Lake. In the afternoon we have Shikara
ride on Dal Lake and also visit the floating gardens.
Day 02: Srinagar
Today we visit the famous Mughal gardens in Srinagar. In the Mughal
gardens first of all you will view the
Chashma Shahi. Chashma Shahi means the Royal Spring and is dedicated
to the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The spring waters are believed to
have curative properties.
After visiting the Chashma Shahi we visit the Nishat and Shalimar
Mughal Gardens. Nishat is the larger of the two gardens and has an
impressive plantation of Chenar trees on its highest terrace. Both
the gardens are built on a symmetrical plan of central waterways
with fountains dividing a series of gardened terraces.
Day 03: Srinagar – Pahalgam (about 100 km)
In the morning after breakfast drive to
Pahalgam. On the way we pass
through pine forest and as well as visit the saffron fields, Avantipur Ruins and Mattan temple. Pahalgam is the popular hill
resort of the Kashmir valley. Pahalgam is situated at a height of
7,200 feet. The flora and fauna is good and the scenery in Pahalgam
is captivating. It is from Pahalgam that the pilgrims often take a Amarnath Yatra. In the evening enjoy the beauty of Pahalgam.
Day 04: Pahalgam - Chandanwari - Sheshnag
In the morning after having early breakfast we drive from Pahalgam to
Chandanwari (2895m). Chandanwari is located about 16 km from Pahalgam. This is the starting point of the Amarnath
Yatra, which takes place every year during July-August. After
reaching Chandanwari we start trek from here to Sheshnag for about
12 kms for the Amarnath Yatra. Here we cross the Pishoo Gati pass and
later have an overnight stay in tents at Shehnag.
Day 05: Sheshnag – Panchtarni (about 14 km)
After breakfast we start trekking up to Mahagunas. After having a
small break at Mahagunas we again start trekking to Panchtarni.
Panchtarni is situated at the foot of Mount Bhairva. After a long
tiresome trekking we reach Panchtarni. We have an overnight stay in
tents in Panchtarni.
Day 06: Panchtarni – Amarnath (about 6 km) -
In the morning we start trekking towards Amarnath holy cave.
From Panchtarni the Amarnath holy cave is located at 6 km away. This holy cave is visited by thousands of Hindu pilgrims from all parts of
India on full moon to
have a glimpse of Shivalinga formed from iced snow. The cave is
situated amidst iced snow at a height of 13,000 feet and is totally
cut off from the rest of the world during winter.
visiting the holy Shivlinga in the Amarnath cave we descend towards
Baltal. From Amarnath to Baltal it will be about 4 hours walk. We
have an overnight stay in tents at Baltal.
Day 07: Baltal - Sonamarg - Srinagar (about 113 km)
In the morning after having breakfast we drive from Baltal to
Sonamarg. Sonamarg, a small but uniquely beautiful hill resort, is
located on the Ladakh road. Sonamarg means the golden meadow. It
derives its name from the golden colour of its massed spring
flowers. After having lunch at Sonamarg we drive towards Srinagar.
In the evening reach Srinagar and transfer to the house boat.
Day 08: Srinagar
Transfer to airport or railway station for the onwards journey.
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double room on twin sharing basis with bath and WC in the
category in the house boat
All meals included
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
All Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo Vacations
All Transfers and Sightseeing
throughout the tour by an air-conditioned Car
Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills
Camera Fees (Still
Any Flight Charges.
Unspecified Meals etc.
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