AMARNATH YATRA BY HELICOPTER
Day 1:- Srinagar
- Sonamarg (100kms / 4 hrs)
Srinagar Airport , meet your Cab and proceed to Sonamarg which
is 88 Kms of drive and approx 2 to 3 hours drive via river Sindh.
On arrival at Sonmarg, check in into Hotel, overnight stay in
the Hotel Sonmarg.
Day 2 :- Sonmarg - Neelgrath - Panchtarni- Srinagar ( By
Early morning after breakfast checkout from the Hotel till 5 am
-6am , board your cab and proceed to Baltal which is a base camp
for Amarnath Yatra via Sonmarg, start security checking for
helicopter as earliest as possible to board helicopter from
Baltal to Panchtarni (Cave). When you reach Panchtarni, distance
to cave is approximately 3-4 Kms by walk or pony ride. Each
sortie will take 4-6 passengers at a time. After return from
cave enjoy the view of Panchtarni . Return to Baltal by
Helicopter meet your cab and Return Back to Srinagar in the
Evening and overnight stay in Srinagar in Hotel/Houseboat.
Day 3:- Srinagar Local sightseeing :
Early Morning after Breakfast board your cab for the local city
tour to famous Nishat Garden known as ‘Garden of pleasure’ built
in 16th century (1633) by Mughal King Asif Khan. Then visit to
Shalimar Garden known as ‘Garden of love’ built in 16th century
(1619) by Mughal King Jehangir for his beloved wife Noor Jehan
.Evening Shikara Ride on the famous Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty
that God has graced this city, which is often compared to
Venice. You will get a lovely view of some interesting places
around the lake. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Srinagar.
Srinagar - Departure
After Breakfast transfer to airport to connect flight for Jammu
Delhi - Srinagar - Baltal
Arrive Srinagar by air and then drive direct to Baltal via
Sonamarg. The distance
of about 115 kms will be covered in about 3˝ hrs. Rest of the
day free at Baltal for acclimatization and prepare for next
day's trek to Amarnath Cave.
Dinner overnight in tents at Baltal.
Day 02: Baltal - Amarnath Cave - Baltal
After very early breakfast trek upwards to Amarnath Cave for
darshan. The route is ascending right up to the cave. Have a dip
in the ice-cold water of Amarnath Stream, which flows, outside
the cave. Inside the cave there is scenery of calm tranquility
of white and glistering three massive Lingmas stand erect symbol
of Lord Shiva, Parvathi and Ganesh. After darshan trek back
towards Baltal. Dinner overnight in tents.
Day 03: Baltal - Srinagar
Drive back to Srinagar. On arrival in Srinagar, transfer to
Dinner overnight Houseboats.
Day 04: Srinagar
Morning sightseeing of Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh
(Abode of pleasure, built by Asif Khan brother in law of
Jehangir in 1632 A. D) And Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love built by
Jehangir fro his wife Empress Noor Jehan). All the gardens are
situated on the bank 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
Dinner and overnight stay in Deluxe Houseboats.
Day 05: Srinagar - Jammu - Delhi
Departure transfer to airport to connect flight for Jammu or
Delhi. Or early morning drive back to Jammu. A distance of about
300kms will be covered in about 9 hrs. on arrival to Jammu,
transfer to Railway station to board the train for onward