Saturday, July 23, 2011

Itinerary of Amarnath Yatra 2011

We (100+ people) departed from Chennai on 8th Jul 11 10pm by Tamil Nadu express and returned on 19th Jul  8:30pm by Garib Rath. The detailed plan is as follows:

08-Jul  10:30pm  START of the Yatra
                            Departure from Chennai to Delhi by Tamilnadu express

10-Jul  07:30am Arrival at New Delhi.
                           Refresh at Kandelval Gujarathi guest house quite near the Railway station
            11:30am  Departure to Jullunder by Paschim Epress
            05:30pm  Arrival at Jullender & Depart by Tempo traveller Vans (8 nos)
            09:00pm  Arrival at Chinthpurni and check-in to the Hotel Samrat
                            Dinner at Hotel Samrat specially arranged for us by Rammohan

11-Jul  05:00am  Visit Chinthpurni  Devi temple
             08:00am  Depart from Chinthpurni
                             Visit Jwalamukhi, Vajreshvari (Kangra) and have lunch at Hangra
             04:00pm  Visit Chamunda 
             07:00pm  Visit Triloki Nath Temple
             10:00pm  Arrive at Pathankot and check-in to hotel Staywell for overnight halt.

12-Jul  08:00am  Departure to Srinagar 
                             via Jammu-Kud-Udhampur-Ramban-Ramsoo-Nehru Tunnel-Ananth Nag

13-Jul  01:00am   Check-in to the Green Mount Hotel at Srinagar
            07:00am   Breakfast (Upma)
            08:00am   Departure to Baltal base camp via Sonmarg (12 noon)
            02:00pm   Arrival at Baltal

 14-Jul 03:00am  Departure to Amarnath Gufa by Pony
            10:00am  Arrive at Amarnath 
            12:30pm  Amarnath Ice Lingam Darshan
            01:45pm  Departure back to Baltal base camp
            08:00pm  Arrival at  Baltal base camp

 15-Jul 08:00am  Departure to Srinagar
            12:15pm  Arrive at Srinagar Green Mount Hotel
            03:30pm  Srinagar Sight Seeing Adhi Shankara Temple, Mughal Garden
                            Boating at Dal Lake
            08:00pm  Back to hotel Green Mount for dinner (Pongal, Gotsu  & Ice cream)

 16-Jul 07:00am  Departure from Srinagar to Katra - Vaishno Devi Shrine
            07:30pm  Arrive at Katra Vaishno Devi Shrine & 
                            Check-in to Trikut Bhavan accommodation
            09:00pm  Depart for Vaishno Devi Darshan 

 17-Jul 05:00am  Return after Vaishno Devi Darshan to Trikut Bhavan
            01:00pm   Lunch (South Indian - Sambar Rasam, Curry & Butter milk)
            02:00pm   Depart from Katra to Jammu
            04:00pm   Arrive at Jammu 
            04:00 to 6:00pm Sight seeing - Jammu Raghunath Temple and Shopping
            06:30pm   Arrive at Jammu Railway Station
            08:40pm   Depart to New Delhi from Jammu by Uttar Sampath Kranthi Exp

 18-Jul 06:30am  Arrive at new Delhi
            07:00am  Check-in to Kandelval Gujarathi Guest House
            12:30pm  Lunch with Vada Payasam
            02:00pm  Depart to Hazrat Nizamudin Railway station by taxi
            04:00pm  Departure back to Chennai by Garib Rath
                             Dinner on 18th and Breakfast, Lunch on 19th packed from Delhi
                             Dinner on 19th arranged at Gudur

 19-Jul 08:00pm  Arrive at Chennai
 19-Jul 08:00pm  END of the Yatra

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