Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Jammu
Departure - Jammu
Route :- Jammu - Katra(2) - Jammu.
Summarized Itinerary :-
Day-1 Arrive Jammu - Katra.
Day-2 Vaishnodevi Darshan.
Jammu to Katra -50 kms (1.5 hrs).
Katra to Jammu -50 kms (1.5 hrs).
Destination Overview :-
Jammu - Jammu is a point of access for visiting Vaishnodevi Temple, which is 13 km walk from Katra (50 km from Jammu) and home to Raghunath Temple.
Katra - Katra, is base town to visit Vaishno Devi temple which is 13 kms walk (or a helicopter ride) away from here.
Arrival at Jammu and transfer to Katra (50 kms - 1.5 hrs).
Early morning start for Vaishnodevi climb (Total 13 kms walk to the temple that takes about 4-5 hours). Enroute stops at Adhkwari Temple and darshan at Baba Bhaironath Temple is recommended). During Summer and peak travel season it may be advisable to start the climb previous evening. Once queue tickets are purchased the wait period could be half an hour to 3 hours depending on the rush. During season Yatra Parchi (entry tickets required to beging the uphill walk), it is recommended to purchase in advance to avoid delays. Guests looking for Helidarshan (Helicopter ride, darshan and back), morning flights are recommeded for best weather and least uncertainity. Return by late evening.
Depart for the onward journey.