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Amarnath Yatra Pilgrimage Tours
Amarnath yatra darshan provides an opportunity to the pilgrims to visit a natural ice shivling located in a distant cave located in the picturesque valley of Jammu and Kashmir. If you have admired amarnath yatra photos and want to go for amarnath yatra darshan then you can get complete information of shri amarnath yatra here at www.smartmusafir.com. You can even complete amarnath yatra by helicopter. Eager to know how then read the following section that give you detailed information about shri amarnath yatra and provide you with a glimpse of amarnath yatra photos.
Shri Amarnath Yatra History
Amarnath yatra darshan gives you an opportunity to see the famous site where Lord Shiva narrated the principles of immortality to his wife Parvati. Amarnath yatra photos depict this cave to be a beautiful location situated in a valley of J & K.
Legend suggest that Lord Shiva selected this after much deliberation and ensured that the entire area was free from all livings beings but unfortunately a pair of pigeon eggs remained under the deer skin on which he sat during the discourse. When you go for amarnath yatra darshan you can see three ice sculptures denoting Lord Shiva, Parvati and Ganesh. Amarnath yatra photos also show many pilgrims coming across a pair of pigeons hovering over Lord Shiva Idols leading many to believe that these are the same pair of immortal birds who listened to the immortality story.
Shri Amarnath Yatra Route
People who want to go for amarnath yatra darshan can follow two different routes. The shorter path has to be taken from Baltal that is located 440 km from Jammu while the longer traditional route that is followed by pilgrims starts from pahalgaum.
The longer route of shri amarnath yatra will see you arriving at Pahalgaum located 96 kms from Shrinagar. From here you need to trek 16 kms to reach Pissu Top, Day 3 and 4 will see you travelling to panchatarni by crossing chandanwari and pissu top. The next day you do the darshan of the holy cave which is located just 5 km from Panchtarni.
With people having lesser time on hand, amarnath yatra darshan could be done by following the Baltal route from where cave is just located 14 kms away.
Amarnath Yatra By Helicopter
Physically challenged and people with lesser time on hand can opt for amarnath yatra by helicopter. Amarnath yatra by helicopter can be done by making bookings from Baltal to Panjtarni or you can even go for amarnath yatra by helicopter by booking a trip from pahalgam to panjtarani.
To book amarnath yatra by helicopter from Baltal call Pawanhans office on 011-24651248/09868686822 or drop an email at [email protected]. To enquire about amarnath yatra by helicopter from Pahalgam you should call global vectra helicorp on 011-46433300 or drop an email at globalhelicorp.vsnl.net.
How to Reach Base Camp of Shri Amarnath Yatra
Air:- Jammu and Srinagar are the nearest airports
Rail:- Jammu is the nearest railway station
Road:- Jammu and Srinagar are well connected by road
You can hire taxis or opt for ponies when going for amarnath yatra darshan
Best Time to go For Shri Amarnath Yatra
You can go for amarnath yatra darshan from june end till mid august
Where to Stay During Amarnath Yatra Darshan
Tents would be provided by every Amarnath Yatra Trek expedition provider during your every halt. You just need to carry a pair of clothes, warmers, medications in your knapsack.
Phone Number of Tourist Offices
To know more about the Shri amarnath yatra you can dial 09814120850, 09872910707, 09815948300, 09216772220, 09872965650, 0161-2672657, 09872987968. Fax: +91-161-2671030 E-Mail: [email protected]