Places To Visit In Baltal

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Here are the top 5 tourist attractions to see in Baltal:

1. Amarnath Yatra

Must visit 3.4 /5

30 km
from city center
1 out of 5
places to visit in Baltal

The Amarnath Temple is a popular yatra destination for Hindus. Every year millions of people take part in the yatra to seek the blessings of Shri Amarnathji.

2. Amarnath Cave

Must visit 3.4 /5

9 km
from city center
2 out of 5
places to visit in Baltal

One of the premier places to visit from Baltal would quite certainly be the holy shrine of Lord Shiva - The Amarnath Cave. Situated at a distance of 14 km from Baltal, the cave is a haven for all the devotees wanting to seek blessings of the Mahadeva.

3. Sonamarg

Must visit 3.4 /5

14 km
from city center
3 out of 5
places to visit in Baltal

Another location that is in close reach of Baltal is nature's very own daughter - Sonamarg. Capped with pristine pure snow during the winter season, Sonamarg is full of pristine lakes, mountains and a lot scenic beauty.

4. Pahalgam

Must visit 3.4 /5

29 km
from city center
4 out of 5
places to visit in Baltal

Laid on the bank of the Lidder River, is another gorgeous town Pahalgam. This valley town is well known for its beautiful environs, lush green natural beauty, vast valleys, towering mountains and an appropriate climate.

5. Srinagar

Must visit 3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 5
places to visit in Baltal

If you come to Jammu and Kashmir, and miss out on the capital of the state itself, you know you're not doing the most sane of things. Srinagar best known for its houseboats, cannot be given a miss at any cost.

FAQs on Baltal

Can you suggest an itinerary for Baltal?

If you are in Baltal and not planning to visit Amarnath, then you can roam around, visit either of Pahalgam or Sonamarg and enjoy adventure sports or the natural beauty all around. However, if your aim is to go for the Amarnath Yatra, then the trek will take 1-2 days on the 14 km stretch. The overall trip including returning will take 3-4 days.

How can I commute within Baltal?

Baltal is the base camp for pilgrims en route Amarnath cave. All sorts of travel in this town happen only via foot or ponies. There are two ways to reach Amarnath cave from Baltal. One is by helicopter and the other is by ponies. The ponies cost around 1700 for a return journey from Baltal to the Amarnath cave.
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How much does a package cost for Baltal?

The packages for Baltal start at INR 22299 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here
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