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Kashmir Tour is a Boon to Pilgrims

By Adolf Jamie Subscribe to RSS | March 19th 2012 | Views:
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There are many places to visit and stay in Kashmir tourism, when one travels to Kashmir, both on cultural tour and on a religious pilgrimage, this destination being the centre of Hindu heritage, paving way for Buddhism to spread over to other countries and other religions too have places of worship in Kashmir Valley.

Travel agents organize customized Kashmir tours specifically those going on pilgrimage and Amarnath Yatra Special Tour Packages offered by Kashmir Tourism are of significant importance. The itinerary of one such tours for 2 nights/3 days duration will be as follows:

•First Day, the Kashmir tour party is taken to Sonmarg, which is a spot for Trekking, Alpine Skiing, Angling, White Water rafting, Sledging, Horse-riding apart from Long walks in this ancient location in Kashmir, which is 81 km from Srinagar Airport and the night stay will be in a Hotel or Tented Accommodation which is special to Kashmir.

•Second Day, the Kashmir tour members have a drive to Baltal, where they board Helicopters to reach the Holy Shrine at Amarnath Cave, which is very sacred for Hindus and after Darshan there the tourists come back for a drive to Srinagar, where they check in for the night stay in a Hotel or Houseboat in Dal Lake. In the evening the party is taken to Shikara ride, which is an enjoyable event during the tour.

•Third Day, the tourist party take flights from Srinagar to their respective destinations.

Another important Kashmir tour that is organized for pilgrims is for Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine, the nearest spot for reaching this place is Katra, which is 50 km nearer to Jammu and Jammu has both Airport and Railway Station. Pilgrims are required to climb by foot 13 km to reach the Shrine, unless one hires a pony for riding help. The entire route is endowed with a number of ancient temples, besides viewing points to enjoy the beauty of snow clad mountains and there are four stops before reaching Bhavan which is the main Shrine, which are Banganga, Charanpaduka , Adkuwari and Sanjichat.

Travel Agents have constructed a number of Kashmir tours , with facility for online booking of seats for the tour packages they offer and there are different combinations of tour structure such as

•Winter special Gulmarg Packages

•Winter Sport Gulmarg Packages

•Adventure tour packages

•Summer Special Tour Packages

•Luxury Tour packages

•Deluxe Tour packages

•Pilgrimage tour packages

And few others, there are dozens of Kashmir tour packages which the Tourism department of the State itself organizes, besides specially structured tours conducted by travel agents.

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