On the way to Vaishnodevi Temple.
Vaishnodevi Temple trekking path. You can see the Katra town in Jammu down there. Katra is the base city for Vaishnodevi temple visitors.
Vaishnodevi Temple buildings view
Bhairon Nath Temple, at the top of the Vaishnodevi hills.
Bhairon Nath Temple legend
Its tea time!
people taking bath at the icy water.
Dont ask me why I took this picture!
A river getting formed from the icy water
Blue - White - Green combo color is my favorite!
Army veihicles parked at the high range mountains
Swami Brahmapadananda Saraswathy of Chenkottukonam Sree Rama Dasa Ashram
Kannur terriers of Madras rewgiment, at Sonamarg Army Camp.
Nature @ Sonamarg
Tourist Home at Sonamarg
At Sonamarg Army camp
Army vehicles @ Sonmarg
View of parking area at Baltal base camp
Back to Baltal base camp.
View from the Baltal camp tent!
Free Food at Baltal for Amarnath Yatris
Helipad at Baltal
The Amarnath Yatra begins.
The morning sun brings golden color on the icy rocky mountains
Old aged Yatri from our group on ponys.
Ex military major, above 90 years old, from our group.
More Yatris on Pony for the 18 kms trekking to Amarnath
7 of us (6+1) decided to walk the 18 kms of Himalayan terrain, taking rest after an hour of walking.
Its getting sunny
Swami in dolly.
Land sliding area. See the trekking path winding through the hill.
Friends from our yatri group, almost tired after 3 hours of walk.
Miles to go...
Still walking to the destination
The pedestrian trekking path becomes hard at this area.
Finally, reached the Holy Cave of Amarnath. Bham Bham Bole... Bholenath Ki Jai...
Amarnath Holy Cave
Nature @ Amarnath
A few tents at Amarnath
Tents and Scenary at Amarnath
Tents @ Amarnath for thr yatris
Amarnath Cave, long shot
Darshan Queue at Amarnath Cave
Shaiju posing for a photo, to show his kids that, their dad has really been to Amarnath!
Trekking through the slippery ice, returning to base camp.
Slow and steady...
Men and Women visit Amarnath...
Photo of the Photographer! On the way to Batkal, Kashmir.