Vaishno Devi Tour Packages (4Night /5Days )
Vaishno Devi Mandir is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Shakti, located in the hill of Vaishno Devi, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi is one of the most visited pilgrim sites in India. Situated at a height of 5, 300 ft., the site is located inside a cave in a hill. The temple of Vaishno Devi is dedicated to Vaishnavi, the human manifestation of Goddess Shakti. Within the temple is the deity in the form of a five and half feet tall rock with three Pindies or heads. The gateway to temple has a stretch of 13 km that has to be covered on foot by the devotees.
This cave temple is situated at a distance of 61 km from Jammu. Jammu is the nearest airport 48km from Katra, helicopter service can also be obtained from the airport at Sanjhi Chat in Jammu in the morning. The nearest railway station is Jammu.
Arrive at the Jammu Airport or Railway station. Our representative will receive you Up on arrival and will transfer you to Katra a journey of 48kms passing thru the Hilly areas.Up on arrival at Katra check in at Hotel. Rest of the day is for leisure. (if your health permits you may start your journey after freshup)
Early morning proceed to the auto stand which will take you to the starting point Of the 13kms journey .Normally pilgrims start their journey bare foot or you may Opt for going on horse back.The journey bare foot will take approx 6hrs and if you Go on horse back it will take approx 3 hrs. enroute you will passby Banganga the Place where the goddess quenched her thrist and you will passby charanpaduka Adhkuwari the place where the goddess meditated for nine months.Up on reaching The Bhawan (the Holy shrine) you will have to take a bath for going in to the shrine. As said the goddess is in the form of 3 pindies.
You can return back the same day or if you wish the arrangements can be made For your stay near to the bhawan for overnight stay.
Return back to Katra and rest of the day is for leisure and shopping.
Depart for Jammu for your return journey or optional extended journey for Dalhousie which is the nearest