Amarnath yatra 2022: Devotees will be easy to take a direct flight for Amarnath
The Amarnath yatra is an annual devotee to a cave dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. The yatra takes place in the month of Shravan (June-August), and it is one of the most revered and popular devotees for Hindus.
The Amarnath Yatra is organized by the Jammu and Kashmir government, with assistance from local political leaders, security forces and volunteers. Thousands of devotees visit the Amarnath cave every year to pay their respects to Lord Shiva, who is believed to reside inside the cave as a shivalinga—a representation of his holy form. The route from Pahalgam town to the cave shrine at 3,888 meters above sea level passes through some steep mountain passes and high-altitude lakes.
During the yatra period, devotees travel over 40 kilometres on foot and pony rides are also available for those who do not want to walk all that distance. The devotee’s route passes through several tribal settlements en route; many devotees choose to spend time at these settlements before or after reaching the shrine.
This year 2022 Amarnath yatra started on 30 June 2022 and will continue next 43 days. This year Center expects a heavy Devotee rush visit in this Amarnath yatra. you can take the facility to reach Amarnath Dham (Shiva Temple) by helicopter from Srinagar to Panchtarni, which is the last drop point, approx 6km from the shrine.
A helicopter facility is available for devotees who travel by air from Pahalgam and Baltal to Panchtarni.
where devotees take a short walk ride to reach out by Amarnath Shrine. both Pahalgam and Baltal are approx 90km from Srinagar, whereas this year the new route is added Budgam (near the Srinagar airport) to Panchtarni this year.
Frequently Asked Questions
Question: how to reach Amarnath Yatra?
You can take a direct flight From Delhi (DEL) airport to Srinagar (SXR).
Jammu is the nearest Railway station, Jammu is the capital of Jammu and Kashmir and is also known as the City of Temple.
Jammu and Srinagar are connected through the road. Buses and Taxis are available for the part of the journey. This can be hired on a full tour basis and daily basis.
Question: what is the age limit for the Amarnath yatra?
Answer: no one below the age of 13 years and above the age of 75 years and no lady with more than six months of pregnancy.