- Destinations covered in the tour...
Jammu; Pahalgam; Sheshnag; Panchtarni; Amarnath; Srinagar; Vaishno Devi; Amritsar; Wagah Border; Kurukshetra
- Jammu: Discovered by the king Jambu Lochan in 9th century BC, Jammu is popularly known as the ‘City of Temples' and is also the winter capital of the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Also due to its positioning on route to Mata Vaisho Devi Darbar, it witnesses a constant stream of religious tourists as well as backpackers throughout the year.
- Pahalgam: Known as the valley of shepherds, Pahalgam is 95 kilometers east of Srinagar at an altitude of 2,130 meters above the sea level. Located next to the Liddar River in Liddar valley, this is an amazing tourist destination with high mountains, shining glaciers, gushing ice water streams and think pine and cedar forests.
- Sheshnag: Situated at an altitude of 3,570 meters above the sea level, this mountain takes its name from the 7 peaks resembling the 7 heads of the Sheshnag mentioned in Hindu mythology.
- Panchtarni: This is the last stoppage on way to the Amarnath Cave and is only 14 Kilometers away from Sheshnag. Journey to this place requires crossing the Mahagunas Pass, which is at an altitude of 4276 meters above the sea level. Named due to the confluence of five rivers, this place is the overnight stop for travelers bound for the Holy Cave situated at Amarnath.
- Amarnath: This holy cave witnesses an annual event starting in the month of July and closing by the end of August when thousands of devoted Hindus from different corners of the Globe come here to visit the Shiva-lingam formed in ice. Due to the arduous route and frequent natural calamities striking the trek, Amarnath Yatra is presumed to be the hardest and most physically demanding of all Hindu pilgrimages in the world.
- Srinagar: Summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar is a beautiful town with the scenic Dal Lake, the Mughal gardens and the Shankaracharya Temple as some of its main attractions.
- Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine: Believed to be the oldest shrine in India, this holy shrine is situated on the holy Trikuta Hills in Shivalik Hill Ranges. The holy cave is 13 kilometers from the town of Katra, which is 50 kilometers away from Jammu and 35 kilometers from Udhampur. A visit to the temple requires the pilgrims to trek from Katra.
- Amritsar: Amritsar is the Capital of Punjab and also a very important pilgrimage for Sikhs because of the Golden Temple. Jallianwala Bagh memorial is an important destination of the city, where hundreds of martyrs lost their lives in a shootout ordered by a British general.
- Wagah Border: About 28 kilometers from Amritsar, this is the border crossing point between India and Pakistan, and especially renowned for the retreat ceremony at sunset when the changing of the guards and the ceremonial lowering of the flags ceremony is carried out with great pomp.
- Kurukshetra: This place is believed to be the birthplace of one of the greatest religions of the world, Hinduism. Legend has that it was here that Manu wrote down 'Manusmriti' and the learned 'Rishi-Munis' compiled the Rig Veda and Saam Veda. This is also the site of the epic battle of Mahabharata. It was graced with the visits of Lord Krishna, the Buddha and the Sikh gurus.
A HOLY PILGRIMAGE TOUR