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Amarnath Yatra via Pahalgam with
Srinagar & Vaishno Devi Duration
: 09 Days
This is one of the most scred holy yatra which
starts in the month of July/August. This is an annual yatra, thousand of
Hindu from different corners of the Globe visit Amarnath
caves. The pilgrims trek from Pahalgam to these caves and worship the great
ice Lingam. Amarnath is 145 km east of Srinagar in Kashmir. Amarnath Yatra
9 Days visiting Holy Shrine Of Mata Vaishno Devi ,Srinagar( Heaven On Earth)
with Holy cave (AMARNATH) where Bhole Shankar has narrated the secrets of
immortality and creation of Universe to Maa Parvati ji.
18 Nights 19 Days
Places Covered :
Delhi - Jammu - Pahalgam - Chandanwari -
Sheshnag - Panchtarni - Amarnath - Srinagar - Katra - Delhi
Day 01: Delhi or Jammu-Pahalgam
On arrival at Srinagar airport met and transfer to Pahalgam. Or arrivals at
Jammu Railway Station / Airport met and then drive to Pahalgam. On arrival at
Pahalgam transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
02: Pahalgham - Chandanwari - Sheshnag
Distance: 16 kms+trek 13 kms
Leave Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds) drive for Chandanwari. Pahalgam is the best
base for most of the treks. Chandanwari (2896 Mts.) is a small shut off vale, at
the junction of Sheshnag stream and the stream for Astanmarg.
On arrival to Chandanwari, trek to Sheshnag which is about 13 kms (3576 Mts.).
The trial climbs the Pissu Ghati and then climbs gradually to the Sheshnag Lake.
Sheshnag is one of the windiest places in this valley. Dinner and overnight
stay in tents at Sheshnag.
03: Sheshnag - Panchtarni - Amarnath -Panchtarni
Distance: Trek - 17kms +Darshan of Holy Cave+trek 6km
Start trek from Sheshnag to Panchtarni (3657 Mts.) The walk is through Mahagunas
Pass (3200 Mts), and then a gradual walk to Panchtarni.
Further trek Panchtarni to Amarnath cave. Amarnath is only 6 kms away from
Panchtarni. Have a dip in the ice-cold water of Amarnath Stream, which flows,
outside the cave. Inside the cave there is scenery of calm tranquility of white
and glistering three massive Lingmas stand erect symbol of Lord Shiva, Parvathi
and Ganesh. Later trek back towards Panchtarni. Dinner and overnight stay in
04: Panchtarni - Chandanwari - Pahalgam - Srinagar
Distance: 16 kms+trek 24 kms
Trek down to Chandanwari. On arrival in Chandanwari, drive to Srinagar. Transfer
Dinner and overnight stay in Houseboats.
Morning sightseeing of Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh (Abode of pleasure,
built by Asif Khan brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 A.D) And Shalimar Bagh
(Abode of love built by Jehangir fro his wife Empress Noor Jehan). All the
gardens are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains in the
background. Enroute visit carpet - weaving factory. After lunch Shikara ride on
Dal Lake visiting floating and vegetable gardens etc.
Dinner and overnight stay in Deluxe Houseboats.
Day 06: In Srinagar
Free for shopping.
While top-of-the-line products cater to the
discerning, some handicrafts cater to the buyers with a modest budget. To the
uninitiated, the difference between two shawls may be negligible and hardly
worth the enormous disparity in price. However, the dealer knows exactly what he
has in his showroom, knows how much skill, labour and material has gone into its
fabrication, and so accordingly structures the price.
07: Srinagar - Katra
Early morning drive to Katra 255 km/8hrs. Over night stay in the Hotel.
08: Katra- Mata Vaishnao Devi Temple- Katra
Early morning Trek to Mandir (14 kms). Return by evening. Night halt at
Distance: 28 kms trek 14kms+trek 14kms.
09: Katra - Jammu-Delhi
Departure transfer to jammu airport to connect flight for for Delhi. (OR)
Early morning drive back to Jammu 48 km/1hrs. On arrival to Jammu, transfer to Railway station to board the train
for onward destination.
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