Amarnath Yatra with Kashmir – By Helicopter
Duration: 8 Nights / 9 Days
Places Covered: Jammu – Srinagar – Sonmarg – Baltal – Panchtarni – Amarnath Holy Cave – Srinagar – Gulmarg – Vaishno Devi
Day: 01- Arrival Srinagar (300 kms / 10 hrs)
Welcome to Srinagar/Jammu, You are greeted on arrival at Srinagar Airport/ Jammu Railway Station by Namaste India Trip representative and Transfer to Srinagar, on arrival check inn at Hotel, Overnight stay at Srinagar.
Day- 02: Srinagar Sonmarg – Baltal (90 kms / 3 hrs)
Morning After Breakfast transfer to Sonmarg known as ‘Meadow of Gold’ on the valley of River Sindhu. View magnificent picturesque mountain ranges, overnight stay at Tents in Baltal
Day- 03: Baltal – Holy Cave – Baltal
Early morning proceed to Amarnath Caves or to helipad. (Helicopter Services is subject to weather conditions). Helicopter operates till Panchtarni, It is about 6kms from pantarni to holy cave. You can reach to the cave by pony/palki(yours cost) or by walk. After Darshan return in time to Helipad to take back Helicopter to Baltal. Overnight in Baltal, In case of late, you can stay in Panctarni at own cost.
Da-y 04: Sonamarg – Srinagar
Morning proceed to Srinagar for local sightseeing at Srinagar which includes Mughal Gardens, Nishat Bagh, Cheshma Shahi (The Royal Spring) built by Shah Jahan in 1636 AD, Nishat Bagh (The Garden of Pleasure) laid out by Jahangir for his beloved Noor Jahan in 1632 AD. Round off the trip with a visit to the Oriental Kashmir Carpet factory and Shankaracharya temple, Dinner & overnight stay in houseboat/Hotel
Day- 05: Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg, also known as the ‘Meadow of Flowers’. Enjoy a fun-filled pony ride and gondola rides (on direct payment), Gulmarg is primarily famous for its golf course with 18 holes and has one of the best ski slopes in the world, later drive back to Srinagar. Dinner &overnight stay at Gulmarg.
Day- 06: Srinagar – Katra 300 Kms/ 10 Hrs.
Morning after breakfast drive to Katra, the journey will take you through breath talking mountains, forests covered with pine trees and Asia’s longest Tunnel (Jawahar Tunnel) on arrival check inn at Hotel, overnight stay at hotel
Day- 07: Katra – Vaishno Devi – Katra
Early morning trek to Mata Vaishno devi shrine (12 kms), ponies can hired directly, after darshan return back to Katra, Overnight Stat at Katra
Day- 08: Katra – Amritsar 250 Kms/6 Hrs.
After breakfast transfer to Jammu & Visit Famous Raghunath Temple, later transfer to Amritsar, on arrival check in at hotel & transfer to visit Indo-Pak Wagah Border to watch Flag Retreat Ceremony, overnight Stay At Amritsar
Day- 09: Amritsar Departure
After breakfast, start your city tour with the blessings of Golden temple visit Jallianwala Bagh, Durgiana Temple. here tour ends with happy memories as you drop to the Amritsar airport/Railway station for journey to onward destination.