Amarnath Yatra Via Pahalgam

At an altitude of 2,130m and about 95-km from Srinagar, Pahalgam is probably the most popular hill resort in the Kashmir valley. Since it is rather lower than Gulmarg the nighttime temperatures do not drop so low and it has the further advantage of the beautiful Lidder River running right through the town. Pahalgam is situated at the junction of the Aru and Sheshnag Rivers and surrounded by soaring, fir-covered mountains with bare, snow-capped peaks rising behind them. The Aru flows down from the Kolahoi glacier beyond Lidderwat while the Sheshnag from glaciers along the great Himalayan. At the confluence of the streams flowing from the river Lidder and Sheshnag Lake, Pahalgam was once a humble shepherd's village with breathtaking views. Now it Kashmir's premier resort, cool even during the height of summer. A number of hotels and lodges cater to all preferences and budgets, from luxurious to unpretentious trekkers' lodges, including JKTDC's delightfully romantic, fully furnished huts, partially concealed by giant pine trees. 

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive srinagar & transfer to Pahalgam:- On arrival at Srinagar airport our representative having a placard displaying your name will meet you to pick you up and transfer to Pahalgam 96 Kms from Srinagar. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay.

  • Day 2: Pahalgam-Chandanwari-Pissu Top-Sheshnag :- This morning after breakfast you will drive to Chandanwari by Road 16 km from Pahalgam. After reaching Chandanwari start trekking for Holy Amarnath Cave. By afternoon you will reach Pissu Top 3 Km from Chandanwari. After having lunch start trekking for Sheshnag at a distance of 12 Km from Pissu Top via Zozi Bal & Naga Koti. Overnight in a Tented accommodation in Sheshnag. The second night's camp at Sheshnag overlooks the deep blue waters of Sheshnag lake, and glaciers beyond it.

  • Day 3: Sheshnag-Mahagunas Top-Panchtarni :- From Sheshnag one has to climb steep height up across Mahagunas Pass at 4276 mtrs.(14000 ft) for 4.6 KM and then descending to the meadow lands of Panchtarni at a height of 3657 mtrs (12000 ft). The last camp to the Holy Cave is made here on third day. Here one faces cold winds which cause the skin to crack . Hence cold cream / Vaseline are very useful for protection of skin. The route to Mahagunas is full of water falls & springs . Panchtarni is a very beautiful place in the feet of BHAIRAV MOUNT. Five Rivers flow here. It is said that the five rivers originated from Lord Shiva's Hairs (Jataon). Pilgrims camp at Panchtarni on the 3rd night.

  • Day 4: Pachtarni to Holy Cave of Amarnath Ji :- The Holy Cave of Shri Amarnath is only 6 kms from Panchtarni. As there is no place to stay hence start trekking in the early hours of the morning. On the way to The Holy Cave you will comes across the Sangam of Amravati and Panchtarni. You can take bath at Amravati near holy cave to become pious before going for Darshan. Near the cave is found white soil known as Bhasam. It is the most beloved soil of Shiv ji . You can apply this Holy soil to yourr body and then go for Shivlingam Darshan. There are two smaller Shivlings one of Maa Parvati and other of Shri Ganesh. It may be noted that after having early Darshan of the Shivlinga at Holy Cave you can return to Panchtarni well in time the same day.

  • Day 5: Panchtarni to Sheshnag :- This morning after breakfast start walking down to Sheshnag. Overnight at tent in Sheshnag

  • Day 6: Sheshnag to Chandanwari to Pahalgam :- This morning after breakfast return to Chandanwari. On arrival at Chandanwari our driver will pick you up and drive to Pahalgam. Overnight at hotel in Pahalgam.

  • Day 7: Pahalgam to Srinagar & transfer to Airporti :-This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Srinagar airport for your onward Journey.

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