Vaishno Devi Tour
- Itinerary Detail
|1||Jammu-Katra||Overnight at Katra|
|2||Trek to Vaishno Devi||14km stretch is covered by thousands of Hindu pilgrims everyday during summer. Vaishno Devi is one of the most pious pilgrimage halts|
|3||Trek back to Katra||Leisure|
|4||Katra - Jammu||Visit Raghunath temple in Jammu, dedicated to Lord Rama. Proceed to Bahu fort to explore the history of Dogra Kings|
|5||Jammu Railway Station||Departure|
Duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days
Destination : Jammu - Katra - Jammu
Vaishno Devi in Jammu is one of the sacred pilgrim halts in India. Millions trek to the shrine in summer for religious reason or sheer adventure.
Day 1 Arrive at Jammu by train & then drive to Katra (1hr approx.)
Upon arrival Jammu railway station , you’ll be received by our representative. Drive straight to Katra; check in at a hotel on arrival . Overnight in Katra.
Day 2 Katra-Vaishno Devi shrine (uphill trek)
After breakfast climb up towards the pious Vaisho Devi Shrine; the uphill trek will take an approx. 4-5 hours on foon with a normal stretch (14kms approx.). Upon arrival at the Shrine you will have darshan and thereafter you will relax at Bhawan- we will specially arrange for a room at the Bhawan so that you can relax and get rid of your tiredness; overnight in Bhawan
Day 3 Vaishno Devi-Katra (downhill trek)
Early morning you will walk down to Katra and check in at a hotel. Overnight in Katra.
Day 4 Katra-Jammu (1hr drive approx.)
After breakfast you will check out hotel and drive to Jammu; upon arrival you will enjoy half day city tour of Jammu.
Raghunath TempleRaghunath Temple is dedicated to Lord Rama was constructed by Maharaja Gulab Singh. The finishing touches were given by his son Maharaja Ranbir Singh. The temple consists of seven shrines and each shrine has a simple tower. The tower over the central shrine is curvlinear. Its fluted surface, arches and niches indicate a Mughal influence. The inner walls of the main temple are covered with gold sheet on three sides. There are many galleries with innumerable 'saligrams'. The surrounding temples are dedicated to various Hindu deities from the epic Ramayana, images of Vishnu in various incarnations, Shiva and Surya. There is also a stone lingam here and is a great centre for the Shakti worship. The portrait of Ranbir Singh and a sculpture of Hanuman are situated at the entrance.
Bahu Fort and GardensBahu Fort represents the majestic culture and vibrant lifestyle of Dogra Kings. The gardens on fort premises wear a green grass cover dotted with bright flowers. Bahu temple inside the premises dedicated to Goddess Kali is thronged by devotees on weekends.
After refreshments you will check out hotel and then drive to Jammu railway station to board overnight train for Delhi; henceforth end of our services.
Overnight in Jammu.
Day 5 Jammu departure
After breakfast you will check out hotel and then you will be given transfer to railway station to board train for onward destination; henceforth tour ends.