Amaranth is one of the famed Lord Shiva shrines that our country has. It is perched at a lofty elevation of 12, 756 ft on the Kashmir Himalayas. Lord Shiva also known as Amarnath Ji is enshrined in the cave shrine of Amarnath as an unique ice stalagmite that increases in size during the months between May and August and thereafter wanes in a gradual manner.
- Jammu city sightseeing and trying out jammu cuisines
- Srinagar sightseeing and traditional souvenir shopping
- Scenic pahalgam sightseeing
- Scenic and holy amarnath yatra
- Visit to the local beautiful gardens in Jammu
Day 1 :Arrive Jammu & Sightseeing
Upon your arrival at Jammu railway station, our tour representative will greet you warmly and escort you to your pre-booked hotel. Check-in, freshen up and later proceed to explore Jammu which is the largest city of this northern Indian state. The city was founded in the 14th century BC by King Jambu Lochan and till continues to be the winter capital of the state. The city is dotted with many ancient temples and is known enough for its lip-smacking cuisine. The city has as its backdrop, the snowy Pir Panjal Mountain Ranges. The places we visit during the Jammu city tour are Amar Mahal Museum, Dargah Garib Shah, Ranbireshwar temple, Mahamaya temple, Bagh-e-Bahu, Purmandal, Dogra art museum, Amar Mahal Museum, Raghunath temple and Bahu Fort. We return to hotel at the end of the Jammu city tour for dinner and night stay.
Day 2 :Jammu – Srinagar & Sightseeing
Next morning we travel to Srinagar; the capital city of the state located at a higher elevation when compared to Jammu. It takes us approximately 9hrs to reach Srinagar; a place of magnificent natural beauty located amid the Kashmir Valley and along the banks of River Jhelum. The Dal lake, the admirable Kashmiri handicrafts, the dry fruits and saffron, the houseboats, mesmerizing landscape of Mughal Gardens, the marvelous waterfronts are the chief highlights of Srinagar defining this beautiful city ideally. After arriving there, check-in and freshen up yourself for exploring this beautiful city visiting places like Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh and Hazrat Bal mosque. At the end of the local tour of Srinagar, we return to hotel for dinner & night stay.
Day 3 :Srinagar – Pahalgam & Sightseeing
After check-out we will proceed to visit the famous Shankaracharya temple of Srinagar and later head for Pahalgam; another scenic hill town of Kashmir located amid Lidder Valley and along River Lidder. Upon arrival you will check-in and then get ready for today’s sightseeing tour of Pahalgam visiting places like Mamleshwar Temple, Avantipur Temple, Pahalgam golf course and Aru Valley. At the end of the tour, we return to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 4 :Amarnath Helicopter Yatra & Night Stay @ Pahalgam
Next morning you are driven to the Pahalgam Helipad. After finishing off with the security check process, you’ll have to show your helicopter ticket to the concerned authorities after which you’ll be given the boarding pass. Soon we board the Helicopter that flies us to the Panchtarni Helipad. From Panchtarni we need to undertake a 6 kms long trek to the holy cave shrine. It takes about 2hrs to reach the holy cave from Panchtarni by trekking. On reaching the cave we take a ritual bath in the holy Amarnath stream that flows along the cave’s side. After paying our tribute at Amarnath (ice Lingam of the Lord) it’s a time to trek back to Panchtarni. After darshan, we will fly back to Pahalgam where after check-in at your pre-booked hotel. Take a healthy dinner and relax yourself for the next morning.
Day 5 :Pahalgam – Srinagar – Jammu & Departure
Next morning we drive back to Srinagar and then back to Jammu. On reaching Jammu you’ll be dropped at Jammu railway station from where you will proceed towards your onward journey. We hope you to be filled up with a lot of spiritual experiences to be cherished lifelong.
- Guided sightseeing tour
- Pick up and drop off service
- Meals as per itinerary
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Driver allowance, parking charges, fuel price
- Any expense of personal nature
- Extra charges in case of an emergency
- Shopping, laundry, tipping, portage
- Monument entrance fees, camera charges
- Anything not in the inclusions section
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q.Suggest some must try traditional jammu cuisines.
A. Must try traditional jammu cuisines include: dum aloo, yakhni pulao, lotus root curry, goshtaba, kashmiri naan, tabak maaz etc.
Q.What are the must visit places in Srinagar?
A. Must visit places in Srinagar are: Dal lake, Tulip garden, yousmarg, nigeen lake, shankaracharya hill etc.
Q.Which is the best time to visit Pahalgam?
A. The best time to visit Pahalgam are: July to october.
Q.How can i prepare for Amarnath yatra?
A. Start working out a month prior everyday for half an hour, carry important medication, focus on nutritious diet, complete the registration process and carry a medicine kit.
Q.Which is the largest garden in Jammu?
A. The largest garden is shalimar bagh which is located on the banks of Dal lake.