The travel to Amarnath temple is a 5 days hiking trip on foot or on horse's back. The base camp- for the stat of the journey starts either at Chandanwar or at Nunwan which are motorable destination from the picturesque town of Pahelgaon on the banks of Lidder River. The next checkpoints are Panchtarni and Sheshnag. Nowadays helicopter services have been introduced for the pilgrims who could afford it. The travel to Amarnath Cave is very tedious and takes up quite a toll on the body but the solace of spirituality along with the enigma of natural beauty breathes fresh life into the tired body. It’s said such sacred destination are test of dedication by the Lord for his followers.
Among all the one temple of Lord Shiva which is believed to the most sacred and perilous is the Amarnath Temple in the high mountains of Jammu & Kashmir.