Located in the picturesque valley of the Zoji La Pass, Baltal rests peacefully on the banks of the river Sindh, a mere 15 km away from Sonamarg. This serene destination serves as a vital resting point for pilgrims embarking on the sacred journey to the Amarnath cave. Situated at an impressive elevation of 2780 meters above sea level, Baltal is a mere 14 km away from the revered Amarnath caves, making it an ideal base camp for trekkers undertaking this pilgrimage.
To facilitate the devotees’ one-day journey ahead, Baltal boasts ample tent accommodations where pilgrims can rest and rejuvenate. Additionally, essential amenities such as food and water facilities are readily available to ensure the comfort and sustenance of the pilgrims. Remarkably, numerous organizations generously offer these services free of charge, providing a selfless service to the pilgrims embarking on this sacred pilgrimage.