KASHMIR & AMARNATH JI YATRA BY HELICOPTER - 6 DAYS
Amarnath cave is a Hindu shrine located in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The cave is situated at an altitude of 3,888 m, about 141 km from Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir and reached through Pahalgam town. The shrine forms an important part of Hinduism, and is considered to be one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism. The cave is surrounded by snowy mountains. The cave itself is covered with snow most of the year except for a short period of time in summer when it is open for pilgrims. Hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees make an annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave across challenging mountainous terrain.
Day 01: Arrival at Srinagar Airport & Local Sightseeing of Srinagar
Pick up from Srinagar airport transfer to the hotel. After refresh visit Mughal Gardens, like Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Chashama Shahi, Parimahal, Tulip Garden and Botanical Garden. All the gardens are situated on the bank of the Dal Lake surrounded by Zabarwan hills. Dinner & Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 02: Srinagar – Sonmarg – Neelgrath – Sonmarg
After early breakfast (4 am) drive to Sonmarg, check inn at Hotel, After refresh drive to Neelgrath (3 kms.) Take your boarding into the helicopter. Neelgrath – Panchtarni- Neelgrath Helicopter ride (Same day Return). The Helicopter starts operating at 06.00 Hrs (Weather Permitting). Panchtarni is Approx 6 Kms from Holy Cave, You can go there by foot or can hire Palki/Pony at your own cost. After darshan return back to Panchtarni to catch your return journey to Neelgrath. Neelgrath – Sonmarg transfer, dinner and overnight stay at Sonmarg Hotel.
Day 03: Sonmarg – Srinagar (Approx 80 Kms 2-3 Hours Journey)
After breakfast drive to Srinagar en-route visit Manasbal Lake and Kheer-Bhawani Temple, Check inn houseboat, After refresh visit, Shankarchariya Temple then enjoy one-hour Shikara ride in Dal lake, dinner and overnight stay at Houseboat.
Day 04: Gulmarg day Excursion (Approx 45 Kms 2-3 Hours Journey)
After Breakfast drive to Gulmarg, Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and highest golf course with 18 holes, You can visit Aparwath by Asia’s largest cable car (Gondola tickets at your own cost) by evening back to Srinagar hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05: Doodhpathri day Excursion (Approx 45 Kms 2-3 Hours Journey)
After breakfast drive to Doodpathri, it’s a beautiful place with carpet like meadows and a flowing river resounds with the soft wind passing through the pine trees of the enclosures of the valley. It is also called as a VALLEY OF MILK because it produces rich milk in a large quantity It is said that the cattle grazing in the meadows of Doodpathri, produces rich milk in large quantity, this reason it is called the valley of milk Doodpathri. By evening back to Srinagar hotel for Dinner and Overnight stay.
Day 06: Local City Tour & Srinagar Airport Drop:
After Breakfast, Personal activities like shopping/ local city tour like Jamia-Masjid, Hazratbal Shrine, Badamwari and Hariparbat Fort (if time permits) Drop at Srinagar airport two hours prior to departure of the flight then fly with Memorable moments of Kashmir !!! Looking forward to serving you again!!!