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Date: 20-03-2023

Amarnath Yatra Registration 2024

Amarnath Yatra Dates is very popular amongst the Shiva Devotees and the passengers planning for Jammu and Kashmir tour between June to August. Amarnath Yatra Schedule is fixed by Jammu and Kashmir government by its authorized body Shri Amarnath ji Shrine Board. As per schedule Amarnath Yatra is organized in the month of  June /July till August. The schedule of starting and closing dates is different for each year. Amarnath Yatra Dates is planned according to the hindu calendar and Masik Shivratri. Every year the starting date of the yatra is not fixed but the closing date of the yatra is Sawan Purnima.

The schedule variate and the Annual Holy Pilgrimage starts in the month of June and sometimes it starts in July. Amarnath Yatra by any chance if delayedstarts by the 2nd of July that particular year otherwise the second, third or fourth week of June are fixed, on the same lines the last date of Yatra is Sawan Purnima. So whatever dates will fall during Sawan Purnima yatra with concluding for that year. Generally, Sawan Purnima falls in the month of August. hence August is fixed for the closing date.

The total time frame of Amarnath Yatra is also not fixed for each year. It is usually open for the pilgrims for the time frame of 35 days to 60 days in a particular year. Initially, Amarnath Yatra was organized for 60 days later due to multiple local problems like Security, Weather, and others like route clearance, etc.duration are planned judiciously on the accord. NTP India Tourism team is blessed by Lord Shiva for the conduction of Amarnath Yatra Tours, Chardham, Kailash Yatra, Om Parvat Yatra, and Many More.

The Spiritual journey to the Amarnath cave of Lord Shiva is popular among the devotees as It is advisable to plan from 1st July onward.Every year, Lakhs of pilgrims wait desperately for this yatra to open. The holy cave is at an altitude of 13700 ft above sea level on the Himalayas, most important it is a lifetime opportunity for all pilgrims. Every year, the Amarnath Pilgrimage is open for the devotees during the month of June and August. That is the time to attain the real blessings of the almighty Lord Shiva through his ‘Ice Shivalinga’ form. This year, June/July 2023 is the Amarnath Yatra opening Month. It is the auspicious day of Skandshasthi on which the holy cave door will be open for the devotees. The yatra will remain in continuation for about two months and receives its conclusion on Shravan Purnima. Following the announcement of the Amarnath Yatra opening date 2024, registrations for the pilgrimage from routes such as Amarnath Yatra Via Baltal and Amarnath Yatra Via Pahalgam will start. According to the rules, devotees need to carry registration or say permit cards with them to undertake the yatra trek. Also, pilgrims are essential to submit their respective health certificates while they are applying for registration. Amarnath Yatra 2024 registration or bookings can be plan in advance. Devotees are free to choose their mode of the yatra Road, Helicopter, trekking, etc.

Situated in a narrow gorge at the farther end of Lidder valley, Shri Amarnath ji Cave Shrine stands at 3,888 m and is 45 km from Pahalgam and 141 km from Srinagar.Though the original pilgrimage subscribes that the yatra be undertaken from Srinagar, the more common practice is to begin the journey from Pahalgam, and cover the distance to Shri Amarnath ji and back in four or five days. Pahalgam is 96 km from Srinagar.

In recent times the Baltal route via Sonamarg has also become very popular because of its short distance track (although very steep) to the Holy Cave of Shri Amarnathji.

The base points for the pilgrim's trek are picturesque Pahalgam and Sonamarg, a large tented township springs up to accommodate the pilgrims at both these locations. The conduct of the yatra is a gigantic task in which the Jammu &Kashmir State Government takes the assistance of the security departments for providing security and helping to keep the route open. All intermediate halting places have the same kind of facilities as are provided at Pahalgam and Baltal. These days Shri Amarnath ji Shrine Board (SASB) conducts and coordinates all pilgrimage-related activities.

Shri Amarnath Yatra is organized in the month of Shravan and commences from Pahalgam & Baltal on specified dates. Situated in a narrow gorge at the farther end of Lidder valley, Shri Amarnath ji Cave Shrine stands at 3,888 m and is 45 km from Pahalgam and 141 km from Srinagar. Though the original pilgrimage subscribes that the yatra be undertaken from Srinagar, the more common practice is to begin the journey from Pahalgam, and cover the distance to Shri Amarnath ji and back in four or five days. Pahalgam is 96 km from Srinagar.

In recent times the Baltal route via Sonamarg has also become very popular because of its short distance track (although very steep) to the Holy Cave of Shri Amarnathji.

For current information on Shri Amarnath Yatra 2024 please read our blog carefully,this will help you in planning for the tour You may also like to visit the section Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) for Shri Amarnath Yatra Registration

So, if you wish to undertake this soulful journey, grab great deals on Amarnath Yatra tour packages 2024 by NTP India Tourism Team Our travel experts can customize these packages as per your needs and budget.

Moreover, free-of-cost battery car service up and down the Baltal – Domel stretch will also be introduced this year. In addition, the health care services along the Amarnath Yatra routes will also improve. The Lt. Governor also directed for making of telecom services operational at the holy cave and across the Amarnath Yatra routes two weeks before the commencement of the annual pilgrimage.

Amarnath Pilgrimage 2024 Dates


Amarnath Pilgrimage 2024 official date yet to be announced, and it may be from 01st Jul 2024 till 19th August 2024.


In 2024 Pilgrimage Will Of 51 Days. Registration May Start From 17th Aprilthrough Online & Offline. Last Date of Registration 19th Aug 2024 Subject To Availability.


Amarnath Cave Pilgrimage Dates


The Amarnath Yatra is popularly called the Amarnath Pilgrimage. This is a Hindu pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The cave is situated in the Himalayan Region at an altitude of 13,500 feet (4,100 m). The shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the three main deities of Hindu Religion. Every year, millions of pilgrims from all over the world visit the shrine. The pilgrimage takes place in the summer months, from June to August. The exact dates of the pilgrimage vary each year, depending on the Hindu calendar.


The Amarnath Yatra is a challenging tour & pilgrimage. The pilgrims on the route opt for the trekking & helicopter route. Pilgrims trek for several days to reach the shrine. However, the pilgrims are rewarded with the sight of the natural ice formation of Shiva Lingam, which is believed to be a manifestation of Lord Shiva.


Here are the Amarnath Yatra dates for the past few years:


2024 : Tentative 01st July – 19th Aug

2023: 01 Jul- August 31

2022: June 30- August 11

2021: June 28 – August 22

2020: June 23 – August 3


Amarnath Cave Pilgrimage 2024 Dates


The Amarnath Pilgrimage 2024 may start from July 1 to August 19, 2024. The pilgrimage will be for a total of 51 days. The dates are not announced by the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, the government agency responsible for managing and organizing the pilgrimage. The Yatra takes place during Shraavana Mela, which falls in the Shravan month. Amarnath Yatra is organized only during July and August..!! Hence the tentative schedule is planned accordingly


The Amarnath Pilgrimage is a Hindu pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave, which is located in the Himalayas in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The cave is believed to house a natural ice formation that is said to represent Shiva, one of the three main gods in Hinduism.


If you are planning to participate in the Amarnath Pilgrimage in 2024, it is important to be prepared. Pilgrims should make sure that they are in good physical condition, and one should also be aware of the risks involved. You should also book your pilgrimage well in advance, as the pilgrimage is very popular, and permits fill up quickly.


Tips for preparing for the Amarnath Pilgrimage:


- Get in good physical condition. The pilgrimage is a strenuous one, and you will need to be in good shape to complete it.

- Be aware of the risks involved. The pilgrimage is not without its risks, and you should be aware of them before you go.

- Book your pilgrimage well in advance. Spaces fill up quickly, so it is important to book your pilgrimage as early as possible.


Here are some tips for staying safe during the Amarnath Pilgrimage:


- Stay hydrated  - The high altitude can cause dehydration, so it is important to drink plenty of fluids to maintain the body balance.

- Eat a balanced diet. Eating a healthy diet will help you to stay energized and prevent illness and encourage sustainence.

- Understand and perform according to your body. If you start to feel unwell, stop and rest. Do not push yourself too hard and get into trouble.

 Useful Tips on the Yatra

Dress: Pilgrims are advised to carry sufficient woolens such as sweaters, drawers, woolen trousers, monkey cap, etc. Other items could include wind cheaters,raincoats, sleeping bags or blankets, umbrellas, waterproof boots/shoes,walking sticks, a torch, etc. Ladies are advised not to go on the trek in saris, instead Salwar suits should be used.

Medical Assistance: Medical posts manned by qualified doctors and nursing staff are established en route to cater to the needs of the pilgrims, free of cost. However, pilgrims are advised to carry along any medicines specifically prescribed for them.

Provisions: Essentialrations are available at fair price rates from the specially established Govt.Depots at Chandanwari, Sheshnag, and Panchami, Numerous wayside tea-shops and small restaurants are set up by private parties. However, pilgrims are advised to carry with them biscuits, tinned food, etc. to cater to their immediate needs. Firewood or gas can be obtained at Chandanwari, Sheshnag, Panchtarni, and near the Cave.

Insurance: In view of the hazardous nature, pilgrims are advised to insure themselves before proceeding on the Yatra. In recent years SASB has been providing Accident Insurance cover to the Registered Yatris (Pilgrims).

Accommodation: Good tented accommodation with allied facilities is set up during the Yatra period.These are provided on the basis of payment of rates fixed by the authorities manning the Yatra.

Registration:Registrations open early by the agents so that pilgrim allocation can be better coordinated with the Amarnath Shrine board. The dates are notified through press advertisements usually 2-3 months in advance but the usual Schedule asappraised above is Opening on Sk and Shasthi & closing on Swan Purnima. As per rules, no Yatri is allowed to proceed on the journey without a Registration Card/ Permit. The process of Registration for Yatris (Pilgrims) of Shri Amarnath ji Yatra 2022 will commence according to the dates set by the Shrine Board, simultaneously for both the Baltal and Chandanwari routes,through our offices is starting from 1st December 2021

Do's And Don'ts for the Yatris: It is important to observe discipline on the trek and keep moving slowly and steadily. Adhere to the instructions issued by the Yatra Officer from time to time. Officials of the State Government from various concerned Departments are deployed on duty to help the pilgrims.

Youmust also ensure that you are physically fit for the journey, and have yourself medically examined. Remember that you have to cross Mahagunus pass which is atan altitude of 14,000 feet above sea level. It is now essential for the applicant Yatri to submit a Compulsory Health Certificate while seeking registration for this year’s Shri Amarnath ji Yatra.

Pilgrims may take this caution, that ponies carrying your luggage and eatables remain with you at all times. Also ensure that the Pony walla, laborer or Dandiwalla is properly registered and carries a token. You can get these allotted at fixed rates at the base camps..


Content of Compulsory Health Certificate Link

The list of Doctors/ Institutes authorized to issue 'Compulsory Health Certificate' for Shri Amarnath Yatra 2021 have active links only against information received from respective authorities.

State/UT wise List of Doctors/ Institutions, authorized to issue 'Compulsory Health Certificate' for Shri Amarnath Yatra 2021 (List is being updated as the information is being received from respective authorities):

01         Andhra Pradesh

02         Andaman and Nicobar Islands

03         Arunachal Pardesh

04         Assam

05         Bihar

06         Chandigarh

07         Chhattisgarh

08         Dadra & Nagar Haveli

09         Daman & Diu

10         Delhi

11         Goa

12         Gujarat

13         Haryana

14         Himachal Pradesh

15         Jammu & Kashmir

16         Jharkhand

17         Karnataka

18         Kerala

19         Ladakh

20         Lakshadweep

21         Madhya Pradesh

22         Maharashtra

23         Manipur

24         Meghalaya

25         Mizoram

27         Nagaland

28         Odisha

29         Puduchery

30         Punjab

31         Rajasthan

32         Sikkim

33         Tamil Nadu

34         Telangana

35         Tripura

36         Uttar Pradesh

37         Uttarakhand

38         West Bengal

Please note that the State/ UT wise List of Doctors/ Institution authorized to issue' Compulsory Health Certificate' for Shri Amarnath Yatra 2021 is being updated as soon as information is being received from concerned authorities.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) for Shri Amarnath Yatra Registration

Some of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) for Shri Amarnath Yatra Registration for Yatris (pilgrims) who wish tracking on foot/ by pony have been answered below:

 Why do I need to Register for Shri Amarnath Yatra?

Keeping in view the safety and security along with the covid protocol number of the pilgrims and the carrying capacity of the mountainous tracks,the number of pilgrims allowed to undertake the Yatra in 2022 is not announced yet by Shri Amarnath Yatra 2022. Usually, Pahalgam-Chandanwari Trackand Sonamarg-Baltal Track would each be allowed to have 7500 Registrations every day. To regulate this SASB has made it mandatory for all the pilgrims to register well before undertaking the Yatra.

 Arethere any criteria to qualify for Yatra Registration?

No one below the age of 13 years or above the age of 75 years and no lady with more than six week’s pregnancy is allowed to register for the Yatra.

 Isthere any Yatra Registration fee?

If the Application for Registration is in order, the applicant would be required to make a payment of Rs.50/- per Yatri/ Yatra Permit.

 Ladakh Where do I go to register myself?

One can get registration only at the designated Bank Branches identified by SASB throughout India.

 Where are the Registration counters located?

Only the designated Bank Branches spread all over India are the Registration counters.

 Wheredo I get list of designated Bank Branches for Yatra Registration?

The list of designated Bank Branches for Yatra Registration is made available online as and when such information is received from the authorities. We suggest you to kindly keep visiting our section 'designated Bank Branches for Shri Amarnath Yatra Registration' for the latest.

 What are the documents needed for Registration?

Every Yatri has to submit Application Form along with Compulsory Health Certificate (CHC) to obtain Yatra Permit for Shri Amarnath Yatra.

 Where do I get the Yatra Registration Form?

The Application Form for Registration has been made available online by SASB. The same may also be obtained from the Registration Counter/ designated Bank Branch.

 Whatis the procedure for Group Registration?

Please view 'Guidelines for Group Registration for Shri Amarnath Yatra-2021'.

 What is Compulsory Health Certificates (CHC)?

The high-altitude trek to the Holy Cave involves exposure to extreme cold, low humidity, increased ultraviolet radiations, and reduced air pressure. Under these conditions only physically fit are advised to apply for the Yatra Registration and this is the reason a Compulsory Health Certificates (CHC) is mandatory for each applicant. The Compulsory Health Certificate (CHC) format made by SASB is also available online.

 Also,note that the prescribed CHC should have been issued between a particular period in 2022 by the Authorized Doctor/ Medical Institution. CHC's issued before that period would not be valid for Shri Amarnath Yatra 2021.

 Wheredo I get the Compulsory Health Registration Certificate (CHC)?

Only an Authorized Institution / Doctor has been entrusted with the responsibility to issue Compulsory Health Certificates (CHC). The List of such Authorized Institutions / Doctors for issuing Compulsory Health Certificates (CHC) for different states in India is constantly updated and made available online.

 Where do I get the List of Authorised Institutions/ Doctors in my town or state to issue Compulsory Health Certificates (CHC)?

The list of Authorized Institutions / Doctors for issuing Compulsory Health certificates (CHC) for different states in India is constantly updated and made available online.


What is the difference between Pahalgam-Chandanwari & Baltal-Sonamarg Tracks for Shri Amarnath Yatra?

To know details about both the tracks that include distances and approximate time associated with each stretch, please visit 'Pahalgam-Chandanwari & Baltal-Sonamarg Tracks'.


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