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Sri Amarnath Yatra Tour
8 Nights / 9 Days
Srinagar - Pahalgam - Chandanwari - Sheshnag - Panchtarni
- Amarnath - Sheshnag - Pahalgam - Srinagar - Jammu
Day 1: Srinagar - Pahalgam
On arrival in Srinagar met upon and then drive to Pahalgam. A distance of
about 320 kms will be covered in about 10 hrs. On arrival in Pahalgam transfer
to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Pahalgam - Chandanwari
Leave Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds) for Chandanwari. Pahalgam is the
best base for most of the treks. Chandanwari (2896 Mts.) is a small shut
off valley at the junction of Sheshnag stream and the stream for Astanmarg.
The distance of about 16 kms will be covered in about 4-½ hrs.
Dinner and overnight stay in tents at Chandanwari.
Day 3: Chandanwari - Sheshnag
Chandanwari to Sheshnag is about 13 kms. (3576 Mts.) The trial climbs
the Pisu Ghati and then climbs gradually to the Sheshnag Lake. Sheshnag
is one of the windiest places in this valley. The distance will be covered
in about 5 hrs. Dinner and overnight stay in tents at Sheshnag.
Day 4: Sheshnag - Panchtarni
The 13 kms trek from Sheshnag to Panchtarani (3657 Mts.) will be covered
in about 5 hrs. The walk is through Mahagunas Pass (3200 Mts.) and then
a gradual walk to Panchtarani. Dinner and overnight stay in tents at Panchtarni
Day 5: Panchtarni - Amarnath - Sheshnag
Start trek early in the morning from Panchtarani to Amarnath cave. Amarnath
is only 6 kms away from Panctarani. Have a dip in the ice cold water of
Amarnath stream, which flows outside the cave. Inside the cave there is
scenery of calm tranquillity of white and glistering three massive Lingmas
stand erect symbol of Lord Shiva, Parvathi and Ganesh. Trek back towards
Sheshnag. It is a descending walk till Sheshnag.
Day 6: Sheshnag - Pahalgam - Srinagar
Trek down to Pahalgam via Chandanwari. On arrival in Pahalgam drive to
Srinagar. Transfer to Houseboats. Dinner and overnight stay in Houseboats.
Day 7: In Srinagar
Morning sightseeing of Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh (Abode of pleasure)
built by Asif Khan brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 AD. And Shalimar
Bagh (Abode of love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan.
All the gardens are situated on the bark 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 8: In Srinagar
Free for shopping and individual activities. Dinner overnight Houseboats.
Day 9: Srinagar - Jammu
Early morning transfer to TRC/Airport to drive back to Jammu or fly Jammu/Delhi.
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