One can also buy ration at fair prices from the specially established Govt. Depots at Chandanwari, Sheshnag and Panjtarni. Numerous tea-stalls and small restaurants can be of great relief. However, pilgrims are advised to carry with them biscuits, toffees, tinned food etc. to cater to their immediate needs. Firewood or gas can be obtained at Chandanwari, Sheshnag, Panjtarni and near the Cave.
A Yatri duly registered by the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board for the Yatra 2012, having a valid Yatra Permit issued by the SASB will be entitled to an insurance cover of Rs. One lac in case of death due to accident while undertaking the Yatra.
Insulated huts and tents are installed during the Yatra at various Camps. These are available on rentals.
Get a registration done about a month ahead of the date fixed for the commencement of Yatra.