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Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter from Baltal 4 Days

Srinagar - Baltal - Panjtarni - Amarnath Cave - Srinagar

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Our tastefully crafted Amarnath Yatra package by Helicopter lets you pay a visit to Amarnath Cave in the shortest possible time. The package starts from Srinagar on your arrival at the airport, and the total trip duration is 4 days.The tour package allows you to seek the blessings of the almighty and explore the scenic attractions of Srinagar. Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter starts from Srinagar. It is specially designed to suit the requirements of all the pilgrims, such as senior citizens and devotees, to complete the Yatra without any hassle. So, book this tour without delay and embark on a sacred journey.

Note: This is just a suggested itinerary of the Amarnath yatra by Helicopter, indicative of what could be possible. We customize the Yatra packages for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so we can tailor an Amarnath yatra helicopter to suit your need for a spiritual trip to the holy Dhams.

Why should you undertake Amarnath Yatra 2022?

Amarnath Yatra is one of the most revered Hindu pilgrimages undertaken by thousands of pilgrims annually. It is believed that undertaking this pilgrimage grants 'moksha' (release from the cycle of life and death) to the pilgrims.

Why Book Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter package from IHPL?

We are a 2-time national Tourism Award-winning company serving satisfied guests for 32 years. When arranging pilgrimage tours, your safety is our main concern. Therefore, all our tours are customized to fit your specific needs. We also offer unbeatable prices for Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter. So book your Amarnath Helicopter Yatra and save up to 18%. IHPL offers Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter packages from Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Chennai, and other major cities in India.

Significance of Amarnath Yatra

Amarnath Yatra is undertaken in a pure state of mind with a long commitment where you leave behind earthly attachments and get time to reflect inwards, leading to the union with the divine, a journey of great moral significance.

Legend of Amarnath Yatra

It is said that when Ma Parvati, Lord Shiva's consort, insisted on knowing the secret of the lord's immortality, Lord Shiva finally gave in. So, to narrate the Amar Katha (Story of immortality), Lord Shiva, along with Ma Parvati, started searching for a place where no living things could dwell so that he could narrate the story.

Thus Lord Shiva started his journey from Pahalgam, where he left his 'vahana' (vehicle) Nandi, at Chandanwari, he discarded the moon; upon reaching Sheshnag, he left behind his snake, and he left behind his son Ganesha at Mahaguna Parvat. Finally, at Panjtarni, he let go of the five elements, and thus he arrived at the cave.

In the cave, Lord Shiva created Rudra Kalagni and ordered him to destroy any living thing near a cave with divine fire. Thus, after making sure that any living being could not hear the Amar Katha, the lord began to narrate the story to Ma Parvati. Interestingly, the fire saved two pigeon eggs lying beneath the deerskin upon which lord Shiva was sitting. Unfortunately, Ma Parvati fell asleep in the middle of the story, but the two eggs hatched, overheard the entire Amar Katha, and became immortal. Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter is not just a pilgrimage. Instead, a journey of faith leads you one step closer to Lord Shiva.

Trip Highlights
  • Get darshan of the holy Amarnath ice lingam of Lord Shiva by helicopter from Baltal.
  • Explore Mughal gardens.
  • Delight in a Shikara ride on Dal Lake (at your own cost).
  • Enjoy a helicopter ride to Panjtarni.
Amarnath Yatra Itinerary by Helicopter from Baltal
Day 1: Arrival in Srinagar – Sonmarg (80 km / 1 hr 30 min approx)

Amarnath yatra helicopter begins from Srinagar. Upon arrival in Srinagar, receive a warm welcome from our tour representative. He will further help you with a guided transfer to Sonmarg. Srinagar, the beautiful capital city of Jammu Kashmir, presents numerous sights to behold. First, admire the scenic roadways meandering through the imposing Himalayas en route. Then, once you reach your destination, complete the check-in formalities and enjoy the rest of the day leisurely.

Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2: Panjtarni - Amarnath Cave- Sonmarg

Day 2 of the Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter from Baltal starts with a helicopter ride from Baltal up to Panjtarni. As you land at the Panjtarni helipad, the most exciting part of the Yatra begins. The last 6 km of the journey to the Amarnath cave can be efficiently completed on foot, Palkis, or horseback. Reaching the holy cave is a soul-stirring experience. Pay obeisance to Lord Shiva, who resides here in the form of an ice lingam.

Unveil the mysteries associated with the holy cave, and if you get lucky enough, you may get to witness a pair of immortal pigeons. Spotting them is considered to be auspicious. Once done exploring the cave to your heart's content, return to Panjtarni. From there, you will board the helicopter to reach Baltal. This completes your Amarnath Yatra.

A night stay is planned at the hotel in Sonmarg.

Day 3: Srinagar Sightseeing

Start the day with a delicious breakfast. Later on, leave for Srinagar. After reaching, you will head towards the scenic Mughal Gardens. On your Srinagar sightseeing tour, you will explore the Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh. Finally, the day ends with a delightful Shikara ride on the calm waters of the Dal Lake (at your own cost).

Reach the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 4: Departure from Srinagar

This is the last day of the Amarnath yatra by helicopter package. After that, get comfortably transferred to the Srinagar airport. From there, board the flight towards your onward destination.


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FAQs for Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter

Q: Is it safe to do Amarnath yatra by Helicopter?

Ans. Yes, it is absolutely safe to undertake Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter. Besides the fact that you can undertake the yatra by helicopter in just one day, Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter is relatively safer than undertaking it by road as you avoid walking on a slippery road and facing regular downpours during your pilgrimage.

Q: How long does it take to do Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter?

Ans.The helicopter service for Amarnath Cave drops the pilgrims at Panjtarni. From Panjtarni Cave is located approx. 6 km away. It will take around 2 hours to trek from Panjtarni to Holy Cave. Then, the darshan of Baba Barfaani may take yet another hour. So on average, Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter may take up to 7-8 hours.

Q: Is registration required for Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter?

Ans. Yes, registration is mandatory to undertake the Amarnath Yatra, irrespective of whether you are doing it by road or helicopter. So you have to apply for Amarnath yatra registration in advance. The forms are available at select branches of Punjab National Bank, yes Bank, and J&K Bank.

Q: How far is Amarnath Cave from Helipad?

Ans. Amarnath Cave is located 6 kilometers away from Panjtarni Helipad. You can either do the trek on foot, which will take approx 2-3 hours, or you could hire a pony to reach Amarnath Cave from Panjtarni Helipad. Ponies take approx. One-one and a half hours to get to the holy cave.

Q: What is the best time to do Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter?

Ans. There is a short limited window to undertake the annual Amarnath Yatra from late June to late August. However, all three months is monsoon season, so expect rainy weather to last for the yatra's entire duration. Therefore, the best time to undertake Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter is June and early to mid-July.

Q: Which route is best for Amarnath Yatra by Helicopter?

Ans. Irrespective of the route you take - Baltal or Pahalgam – the Amarnath Yatra Helicopter service from both sides will drop you at Panjtarni Helipad. Sonamarg route is shorter, so the helicopter yatra cost is cheaper from this side. Pahalgam route is traditional but longer; hence helicopter price from Panjtarni is higher than Sonamarg.