About the Tour:
Relish your visit to the most important pilgrimage site of India with your beloved ones to Vaisho devi who is said to be Moonh Maangi Muradein Poori Karne Wali Mata (the mother who fulfils the wishes of her children) tucked away in Trikuta Hills. The temple is devoted to Maa Kali, Maa Saraswati, Maa Laxmi carved in caves in the form of pindies. You can reach the temple by trekking 14km, in pony rides or in helicopter. As you move up you are treated to amazing sights of landscape, the towering peaks and valley.
Apart from Vaishno Devi explore places such as Bhaironath Mandir and Ardhkuwari Gufa which is a cave shaped like a mother’s womb is one of the important pilgrim spots. Vaishno devi offers a blissful chance to the tourists to attain peace and serenity with snow capped mountains and greenery all around, this destination simply provides peace and tranquillity.
Route: Jammu – Katra – Vaishno Devi – Katra – Jammu
Duration: 3 Days and 2 Nights
Start Point: Jammu
End Point: Jammu
➔ Airport pick up and drop as per your flight timings
➔ Comfortable and hygienic vehicle (Ac Sedan/SUV car) for sightseeing on all days as per the itinerary.
➔ Breakfast and Dinner on all the days
➔ Highly experienced Driver cum guide
➔ Accommodation (Depending on the variant selected)
Interesting Facts about Vaishno Devi:
➔ It is believed that Goddess Durga visited Nagrota. Ban Ganga and Ardh Kuwari before Finally leaving her human form behind at the sanctum sanctorum of the main cave.
➔ As stated by the legends, Maa Vaishno Devi hid from Bhairo Nath Ji for 9 Months at midpoint Ardhkuwari.
➔ Visiting the temple during Navratras is considered really auspicious as people that Maa Vaishno Devi is actually present there to witness all the devotees and bless them.
➔ It is also believed that your Yatra is considered incomplete if you don’t pay visit to Bhairo Nath’s temple.
➔ The traditional cave route opens when the rush is less and devotees enter the shrine through the path originally taken by Maa Vaishno for entering.
➔ Visit the Ardh Kuwari Cave, located midway on the old route to the Bhawan.
➔ Experience the famed aarti held at the Bhawan before sunrise and after sunset.
➔ Indulge in a shopping spree at Katra Market.
➔ Treat yourself with famous delicacies on your way to the temple.
➔ Take a short visit to Patnitop -The land of green meadows.
How to Reach:
By Air: Jammu Airport is well connected to major parts Indian airports and is 50Km from Katra.
By Rail: The Katra Railway Station is the nearest railway station which is closest railhead to Vaishnodevi and has good connectivity with major cities of the country.
By Road: Jammu & Kashmir State transport buses, and private air conditioned buses operate between Jammu and katra.