Every year lakhs of devotees register for Amarnath Yatra. It is the most popular pilgrimage of the country. The month of Sawan is going on and in such a situation, the devotees of Shiva leave for the Amarnath Yatra to visit Bholenath.

Situated at an altitude of 3,888 meters above sea level, the Shivling is naturally formed from ice in the Amarnath cave. That’s why he is also called Baba Barfani. This year, about 1.5 lakh people have registered for the darshan of Baba Barfani. However, the yatra was also stopped due to bad weather, but the yatra was resumed as soon as the weather cleared. If you are also planning to visit Baba Barfani, then we will answer all your questions in this news.

How to reach Amarnath cave?

The Amarnath cave is located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in the country. There are two ways to reach the cave. 36 km long Pahalgam road in Anantnag district and 14 km long Baltal road in Ganderbal district. You can reach Pahalgam or Baltal by any vehicle. Beyond this you can complete the journey on foot or by sitting on a pony. Amarnath Yatra starts from Pahalgam and Baltal itself. Pahalgam or Baltal can be easily reached from Srinagar.

Register first

Before going on Amarnath Yatra, you have to register by visiting the official website of Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB).

medical checkup

You will also have to undergo a medical checkup before starting the Amarnath Yatra. This is also important so that you can stay safe on long journeys and are less likely to fall ill.


Tents, guesthouses and dharamshalas will be found at various places on the base camp and the yatra route. You can choose any option according to your budget.

how long will the journey be

The yatra usually starts in the month of June, but this time it is starting from 1st July and will end on 31st August.