Vaishno Devi Yatra

9,990/- Per Person


Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Hindu Goddess Mahalakshmi. The sacred shrine of Vaishno Devi is located in the Trikuta Mountains in the northern part of India, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is one of the holiest pilgrimage sites in Hinduism and attracts millions of devotees each year.

Key points about Vaishno Devi:

  1. Location: The Vaishno Devi temple is situated in the Trikuta Mountains near Katra town in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

  2. Pilgrimage Journey: Devotees embark on a challenging pilgrimage to reach the sacred cave shrine. The journey typically involves a trek of approximately 13.5 kilometers from Katra to the Bhawan, where the sanctum sanctorum is located.

  3. Goddess Vaishno Devi: The main deity, Vaishno Devi, is believed to fulfill the wishes of her devotees. The shrine is dedicated to the three manifestations of the goddess – Mahakali, Mahalakshmi, and Mahasaraswati.

  4. Bhawan (Sanctum Sanctorum): The cave temple houses three naturally occurring rock formations known as Pindis, representing the three goddesses. Pilgrims offer prayers and seek blessings at the Bhawan.

  5. Ardhkuwari and Sanjichhat: En route to the Bhawan, pilgrims pass through important points like Ardhkuwari, where the goddess is believed to have meditated for nine months, and Sanjichhat, a scenic spot with a beautiful view of the Trikuta Mountains.

  6. Navratra Festival: The festival of Navratra witnesses a huge influx of pilgrims, and the entire region is decorated with lights and festivities during this period.

  7. Yatra by Helicopter: Apart from the trek, there is an option for pilgrims to undertake the journey by helicopter, which reduces the travel time.

  8. Devotee Offerings: Devotees often offer 'Mannat' (wishes) at the temple. It is a common belief that Mata Vaishno Devi fulfills the wishes of those who visit her shrine with a pure heart.

  9. Scenic Beauty: The pilgrimage path is not only a spiritual journey but also offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan landscape.

  10. Spiritual Significance: The Vaishno Devi Yatra holds immense spiritual significance, and the pilgrimage is considered complete only when devotees receive the divine call from Mata Vaishno Devi herself.

The pilgrimage to Vaishno Devi is a unique blend of spirituality, devotion, and the challenging trek through the picturesque mountains, making it one of the most revered journeys in Hinduism.

Tour Timeline

  • Day 1

    Arrival at Chandigarh railway station marks the beginning of your journey. Upon arrival, you will be warmly greeted by our representative who will escort you to the hotel. Embark on a captivating city tour, commencing with a visit to the Rock Garden. This unique garden showcases a diverse collection of art and objects crafted from industrial and urban waste. Situated in Sector-1, the credit for its creation goes to Dr. Nek Chand, a former road inspector in the Engineering department of Chandigarh.

    Next on the itinerary is Sukhna Lake, nestled in the foothills of the Shivalik range. The lake is a serene spot where visitors flock in the morning to relish the fresh breeze. It serves as both a picnic destination and a hub for water activities. Following this, explore the enchanting Rose Garden, which holds the distinction of being Asia's largest Rose Garden. Boasting more than 17,000 plants and over 16,000 varieties of roses, this venue hosts the annual Rose Festival, also known as the Festival of Gardens.

    As the day unfolds, indulge in an evening of shopping at the bustling Sector 17 market. Finally, return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Chandigarh, allowing you to rejuvenate for the adventures ahead.

  • Day 2
    Scenic Journey from Chandigarh to Katra: A Drive through Beauty and Serenity (360km, 8/9 hrs)

    Following breakfast, embark on a scenic drive from Chandigarh to Katra. Upon reaching Katra in the evening, complete the check-in process at the hotel. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Katra.

  • Day 3

    Trek to the Sacred Shrine: 13.5 km Pilgrimage to Seek Blessings at Mata Shri Vaishno Devi Jee.

  • Day 4
    Katra- Chandigarh

    Return Journey: Depart from Katra to Chandigarh or Pathankot for Your Onward Travel.