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Things You Should Know About Amarnath Yatra

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So hey guys welcome back to another article of ThExplorerGuides. So today I am gonna tell you about the things that you should know before going to Amarnath Yatra. As we all know that Amarnath Yatra is about to start and people are booking their tickets. So this article is gonna be very interesting and helpful for the people who are planning to visit Amarnath. In this post, we will discuss Things You Should Know About Amarnath Yatra

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So all the things like about Amarnath like When will it start, What Fascilites they provide, What are the requirements. So guys read this article “Things You Should Know About Amarnath Yatra” at the last and don’t skip any part. Because everything is important to know and without wasting any more time let’s get started.

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Amarnath Yatra :

Amarnath is one of the most celebrated journey goals of India and is sorted out each year by the administration of Jammu and Kashmir. The religious place has a significant part to play in Hindu culture and is viewed as probably the holiest sanctuary.

The primary cavern is arranged at a stature of 12,756 ft from the ocean level and stays secured with snow the greater part of the year aside from a brief timeframe in summer. Consistently it is set apart by ‘Pratham Pujan’ which is said to bring the gifts of Baba Amarnath. If you want can check  A Full Complete Guide To Kedarnath Yatra also.  Draws in an enormous number of aficionados from everywhere throughout the world.

Lord Shiva And Amarnath Yatra 

As per the Sadhu’s and Mahatmas in this cave Lord Shiva narrates the Amar Katha to Goddess Parvati. And Lord Shiva wanted to keep it secret and no one know that they are narrating Amar Katha thier. That’s why they left all his things or companions like his snake and Nandi (Bull). And the important things for him he took at Mahaguna top. Those things are called Panchtarini.

At the point when he completed the Amar Katha, he understood that Goddess Parvati has really nodded off and a parrot was listening to this while. This incensed the Lord and he tossed his Trishul to kill the parrot. To spare himself, the parrot entered the belly of the holy person’s wife. The infant was later born to turn into a renowned sage.

Amarnath Yatra Starting Date and Limits :

So this time the Yatra will only open for 36 days. But every year lakh of people go there and pray. The beauty of the mountains and the cave is too good. Amarnath Yatra is little bit similar to Kedarnath Yatra. You can join for Kedarnath Yatra also.  So there was a limit that how many people in one day can see the cave. The limit is 1500 people per day and 7500 each on the 2 decided routes.

So this also important to know and because of the route to Amarnath Yatra is little bit risky so there was an age limit also. Only people whose age is between 14 to 75 can travel to Amarnath. And also the ladies who are more than 5 months pregnant are not allowed to join the journey.

Terror Hotspot

It this also an important thing to know about Amarnath that it was a terror hotspot. This is because the location of the Amarnath is in South Kashmir so it makes it vulnerable to random terror attacks from Pakistan.

1991 to 1995 the Amarnath Yatra was banned because of terror attacks from Pakistan. But now everything is ok. Many people every join the journey of Amarnath and they all don’t feel danger.

Because our Indian Army and the government recently there is no issue. So you can join the journey without any fear.

Requirements To Join the Journey

There are some requirements for the people or travelers who are visiting or joining the journey to Amarnath. If you are planning to go to Amarnath by Helicopter so you have to first obtain the medical certificate from the doctor who is authorized by Amarnath Shrine Board.

And also if you have some kind of breathing problem so don’t join the journey. And the important documents of your’s like Aadhar Card, Passport and other important documents are a must. So be prepared for all the things.

Route Of Amarnath

So as I told you before that there are two routes for the Amarnath Yatra. And both the two routes are connected with the cities so as it make easy for you.

1. Baltal to Amarnath Cave

This route is the shortest and famous route to visit Amarnath Cave. The area of Baltal is 14 km far from Amarnath cave. So you can think it is a shortest way. It takes 1 to 2 days to reach Amarnath Cave by trekking. The horse or ponies are not allowed in this way. Some people have dreams to do rafting. If you also have the same dream or hobby you can check our article’s Top 5 Best Places For Rafting in India . This will help you to choose the best places for rafting. 

2. Pahalgam to Amarnath Cave

It is another preferable route from Pahalgam to Amarnath Cave. It is around 47 km far from Pahalgam to Amarnath. So this would be a long route to Amarnath. The Yatra from Pahalgam to Amarnath starts at Chandanwari which is 16km away from Pahalgam.


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