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The Amarnath Yatra is a stride through exceptionally enchanting route, which both physically and metaphorically denotes a journey to meet the shinning glory and eternal splendor of lord Shiva as the symbol of immortality and absolute spirit of the universe. The Amarnath Yatra Tour Package will follow a route map from Srinagar - Pahalgam - Chandanwari - Sheshnag - Panchtarni - Amarnath - Jammu that will accomplish in 8 nights and 9 days.
Day 01: Srinagar – Pahalgam On your arrival in Srinagar, our representative will be present to escort you at the airport. Then you will be taken to Pahalgam by car and the journey will take about 10 hrs. After reaching Pahalgam, you will be escorted to the hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 02: Pahalgam – Chandanwari
You shall depart from Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds) for Chandanwari. Pahalgam serves as the base for most of the treks. Chandanwari, located at a height of 2896 meters, is a scenic valley at the junction of Sheshnag stream and the stream for Astanmarg. During your 4-½ hrs trek, you will traverse a distance of about 16 km. Dinner and overnight stay will be in tents at Chandanwari.
Day 03: Chandanwari - Sheshnag
Sheshnag (3576 meters) is located about 13 km from Chandanwari. The winding trail climbs gradually to the Sheshnag Lake via the Pisu Ghati what is perhaps the toughest part of the pilgrimage, denoting the path to salvation. Sheshnag is one of the windiest places in this valley and has a striking beauty that sets n the subtle water, even enhanced in the moonlight. After trekking for about 5 hrs, we sahll have dinner and retire for the night in tents at Sheshnag.
Day 04: Sheshnag – Panchtarani
The fourth day we shall begin our journey ahead with a 13 km trek from Sheshnag to Panchtarani (3657 meters) that will be covered in about 5 hrs. The trek passes through the Mahagunas Pass (3200 meters) on its way to the green meadows of Panchtarani. At Panchtarni we shall rest for the night in tents.
Day 05: Panchtarani - Amarnath - Sheshnag
Start early in the morning from Panchtarani and trek to the Amarnath cave located only 6 km away. Take a holy dip in the ice-cold water of Amarnath stream, which flows outside the cave. Inside the tranquil ambience of the cave, three massive Lingams symbolizing Lord Shiva, Parvati and Ganesh stand erect among which the central ice formation, rising to about 7 ft(however is now at relaxation due to global warming effects) and ending in glistening stone is the ice linga of shiva.. Trek back towards Sheshnag.
Day 06: Sheshnag - Pahalgam - Srinagar
From Sheshnag, descend down to Pahalgam via Chandanwari. On your arrival in Pahalgam, you will be driven to Srinagar. In Srinagar you will get to have dinner and spend the night aboard one of the famous houseboats.
Day 07: In Srinagar
In the morning you will leave for sightseeing of Mughal Gardens and the Nishat Bagh (Abode of pleasure) built in 1632 AD by Asif Khan, brother in law of Jehangir. The itinerary will also include Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. All these beautiful gardens are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains in the background. After lunch, you will take a Shikara ride on the Dal Lake visiting floating and vegetable gardens etc. Dinner and overnight stay will be in deluxe houseboats.
Day 08: In Srinagar
You can spend the day as you wish. You may go on a shopping spree and indulge in individual activities. Dinner and overnight stay will be in houseboats.
Day 09: Srinagar - Jammu
Early morning transfer to TRC/Airport to drive back to Jammu or fly Jammu/Delhi.
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