Amarnath cave is a very popular Hindu pilgrimage which is located in the South of Jammu and Kashmir. Thousands of pilgrims visit Amarnath every year despite the risks it holds. The Amaranth cave is almost 3,888 m above the sea level and is a Hindu shrine. Every year almost four thousand devotees visit amaranth. This place is about 141 km from Srinagar which is popularly known as the summer capital of India. This shrine is considered as one of the most important parts of Hinduism. There are many religious sites in India but Amarnath has got its own importance due to the fact that this shrine has a very interesting story to tell.
The story has its roots back from centuries ago when Goddess Parvati was curious to know about as to why Lord Shiva wears the Mund Mala. Lord Shiva was immortal and …show more content…
But before that, let’s read on to How to Reach Amarnath.
The best way to reach Amarnath would be by a flight and the nearest airport is Srinagar which is approximately 70 km from Amarnath. After that you have will have to travel 2 hours for Pahalgam and that is where your journey begins. You can catch any government bus for this slot.Then, you will take a train ride from the nearest railway station that is Jammu Tawi Railway Station. Now, after this, you have got a lot of ways to reach Amarnath. You can reach amaranth by helicopter which flies to and fro Baltal (near Pahalgam) or on foot or even on pony rides.
Reaching Amarnath is definitely not an easy job as it is on a very rough terrain and is not connected by road. For the trek enthusiasts, Baltal is the shortest trek on the way up to Amarnath and is a little difficult. Instead, one should always choose Pahalgam trek which is longer and relatively safer for everybody. If you trek, it would take you almost 2 days from Baltal and will take almost 5 days if you start from