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Hudh Mata Yatra 2018

Journey to the Holy Land

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Here is the schedule of Shri Hudh Mata Yatra 2018

Hudh Mata Yatra Programme





  1. Do carry sufficient woolen clothing as the temperature may sometimes abruptly fall.
  2. Do carry an umbrella, wind cheater, raincoat, and waterproof shoes as the weather in the Yatra area is unpredictable.
  3. Do keep your clothes and eatables in a suitable water-proof bag to avoid your belongings getting wet.
  4. Do travel in a group, with porters / horses / ponies carrying your luggage.
  5. Do ensure that all those comprising the group remain in your sight, lest you are separated from your group.
  6. Do seek an immediate assistance of the Police in case any member of your group is missing.
  7. Do help your fellow Yatris travelling with you and perform Yatra with a pious mind.
  8. Free food facility is available in the entire Yatra area at the Langars.
  9. Earth, water, air, fire and sky are integral parts of Lord Shiva. Therefore respect the environment and do nothing whatsoever to pollute the Yatra area.
  10. Do strictly follow the instructions issued by the Yatra Administration, from time to time.



 Don’ts for the Yatris

  1. Don’t stop at places which are marked by warning notices. Walk only on the tracks.
  2. Don’t walk barefoot or be without woolen clothing at any time as the temperature in the Yatra area remains low and changes abruptly.
  3. Don’t use slippers because there are steep rises and falls on the route to the Holy Cave. Only wear trekking shoes with laces.
  4. Don’t attempt any short cuts on the route as doing so is dangerous.
  5. Don’t commence journey on an empty stomach. If you do so, you may attract a serious medical problem.
  6. Don’t do anything during the entire Yatra which could cause pollution or disturb the environment of the area.
  7. Do not bring with you any polythene material as its use is banned in J&K and is punishable  under law.
  8. Don’t carry expensive or heavy jewelry during the yatra.
  9. Don’t overload yourself with extra stuff on steep roads.
  10. Don’t ever try alcohol during the yatra. It is strictly prohibited there.

To Kishtwar’s Amarnath (Hudh Mata Yatra) – Published in Terrascape Magazine


Travel to this wonderful destination is a totally different experience.

Hudh Mata Yatra  is situated in the tehsil Dachhan , of District Kishtwar in J&K. It is a renowned valley for having “Kishtwar High Altitude National Park” and “Brahma Peaks” . The place is close to nature and is surrounded by lofty and majestic mountain. It is a best place to spend some time alone as it is a calm and peaceful place.

These are some places of attractions apart from Hudh Mata Temple which one must visit while doing this yatra.

  1. Shri Gori Shanker Mandir Sarkoot, Kishtwar
  2. Villages Like Sounder, PanjDhara, Chicha, Lopara.
  3. Ram Mandir at Kaikoot
  4. Maa Kali Temple at Dilgoot
  5. Kishtwar High Altitude National Park
  6. Hot Spring at Kiyar Dachhan
  7. Tri Sandhya Waterfall
  8. Brahm Sarovar
  9. Doodh Ganga
  10. Brahma Peaks




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