1 Night Hotel in Srinagar
1 Night Hotel in Pahalgam
Breakfast in every hotel / houseboat
Transportation - Entire round trip journey ex Srinagar by a non
air-conditioned Tavera or similar. Sightseeing Tours as per the
All toll taxes. Drivers allowance. Parking charges.
Any personal expences which includes tips to room service and
other things not mentioned in iternary
Lunch As well As Dinner
Boat rides, pony rides, horse rides, rafting, skiing, skating, cable
car, ropeway rides, helicopter rides.
Additional sightseeing tours excursions.
Still or video camera.
All types of insurance
Any kind of taxi , vechicle , shikara ride expences
Garden Entry Tickets
Any Type of Guide
Day 1 : Srinagar - Pahalgam (4 Hrs)
Pickup from Srinagar airport and Drive to Pahalgam and
Overnight stay in Hotel
Day 2: Pahalgam To Chandanwadi (Average walking time 4 hours)
The trail leaves Pahalgam on a bitumen road, past the Shankar temple
and along the east Liddar valley. The trail is easy to follow indeed
it is suitable for jeeps as far as Chandanwadi (2,900m). There are
many obvious short cuts on the route, and a number of tea stalls, as
this first Day always seems to be quite hot. The campsite is in a
pleasant glade just before the main line of tea stalls.
Day 3 : Chandanwadi To Sheshnag (Average walking time 5 to 6
From Chandanwadi the trail winds steeply for 500m to the summit of
ridge known as Pisu Top (3,390m). From here, there are commanding
views back down the valley to the mountains beyond Pahalgam. During
the main pilgrimage, the tea stall owners do a thriving business,
which keeps the pilgrims going on the long incline to the next main
resting area at Wawajana (3,550m). From here it is two to three km
further to Sheshnag (3,720m). The glacial lake is set in remarkable
surroundings, its waters reflecting the snow capped peaks of Vishnu,
Shiva and Brahma. Rumour among pilgrims has it that the lake is
inhabited by a serpent of Loch Ness monster proportions, so it's
advisable not to camp too close to the water's edge.
Day 4: Sheshnag To Panchtarni (Average walking time 6 hours)
The trail gradually ascends from Sheshnag with magnificent views of
the mountains immediately above. The ascent towards the Mahagunas
Pass winds up to a grassy plateau, and from there on to the pass it
is a further hour's climb. The sign at the top of the pass states
the height as 4,270m. It is not a dramatic pass, but it is still no
mean achievement for the pilgrims, many of whom have never been
beyond the Indian plains before.
The descent to Panchtarni (3,450m) is quite long and tiring, but
there are frequent flowered meadows to rest in and admire. The
campsite can be seen from afar; and behind, on a further ridge, the
bare, treeless mountainscape resembles the terrain on the far side
of the Himalayas. There are more spacious campsites upstream from
the main camping area, and these are also a little cleaner.
Day 5 : Panchtarni To Amarnath Cave & Return (Average walking
time 5 hours return)
The actual time to the cave will depend on whether one's trek
coincides with the main pilgrimage. During the pilgrimage an early
start is essential, with many of the pilgrims move more steadily and
slowly than on the rest of the trek, as if in awe of their
The climb to the Singh Pass (3,850m) is gradual before the trail
enters the Amarnath valley. It descends to a permanently blackened
snow bridge, which fords the Amarvati stream before ascending the
true right back to the base of the mountain. From here the final
ascent is up a series of concrete steps to the entrance to the
Amarnath Cave (4,050m). The J&K police manning the entrance to the
cave only permit a limited number of pilgrims inside at any one
Day 6 : Panchtarni To Chandanwadi (Average walking time 8 hours)
Many pilgrims return from Panchtarni to Chandanwadi in one day.
After completing their pilgrimage to the cave most are happy to trek
as far as they can the following Day.
Day 7 : Chandanwadi To Pahalgam - Srinagar (Average walking
time 4 hours)
On the final Day most pilgrims arrive back in the Pahalgam bazaar
with enough time to complete the drive to Srinagar Overnight
stay in Hotel
Day 8 : Srinagar Local Sightseeing
After breakfast Full Day Local Sightseeing Mughal Garden, Pari
Mahal and Shankra Chariya Temple.
and Overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 09 : Srinagar Airport Drop