Preparations have started for the devotees coming for the Amarnath pilgrimage. Tent cities are being set up at the Yatra base camp Baltal and Nunwan in Pahalgam. 10,000 tents will be installed at both the places. More than 20 thousand devotees will be able to stay in each tent city at a time.

The district administration has made complete arrangements for this. Separate fare has been kept in the facilities and tent city on each Yatra route. The prices of horse, palanquin, pittu etc. have also been fixed till the holy cave. The Amarnath Yatra is starting from July 1. It is of 62 days and will end on August 31, the day of Raksha Bandhan.
No pre-booking, tents will be available on the spot

The rent in the tent city is as per convenience. The fare has been fixed according to the arrangements for sleeping on the bed and the ground. There is no prior booking required for the tent. Tents will be available for rent on the spot. In some tents there is arrangement to accommodate four and in others six and 10 devotees. However, the service of langar is completely free.

Rent in Nunavon Tent City

Mattress, blanket or sleeping bag and pillow on the tent ground – Rs 300

– Tent bed, blanket or sleeping bag and pillow – Rs 375

Tent City Near Holy Cave

– Blanket or sleeping bag and pillow on the ground – Rs 650

– Bed, blanket or sleeping bag and pillow – Rs 675

What facilities will the devotees get?

Along with tents, electricity, water to toilets, medical and communication services, food in langars, hot water and other facilities will also be available. The district administration has fixed the rates for the services like horse, palanquin, pittu and tents etc. till the holy cave.

fare for travel by horse and mule

Chandanbadi to Pissutop – Rs 1100

Pissutap to Chandanbadi – Rs 800

Chandanbari to Pissutop and return – Rs 1400

Chandanbari to Jojibal – Rs 1700

Jojibal to Chandanbari – Rs 1500

Chandanbari to Jojibal and return – Rs 2400

Chandanbadi to Nagakoti – Rs 1900

Nagkoti to Chandanbari – Rs 1550

Chandanbari to Sheshnag – Rs 2000

Sheshnag to Chandanbari – Rs 1600

Chandanbari to Sheshnag and return – Rs 2700