VAISHNO DEVI YATRA BY HELICOPTER + BATTERY CAR - 3 DAYS
Maa Vaishno Devi is one of the most important Goddesses of Hindu mythology and pilgrimage to this holy shrine is considered to be one of the holiest pilgrimages of our times. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji resides in a Holy Cave located in the folds of the three peaked mountain named Trikuta (pronounced as Trikoot).The famous Cave Temple at Vaishno Devi Shrine enshrines three pindis which symbolizes three forms of Goddess Shakti-Goddess Saraswati, Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Kali. The holy Cave attracts millions of devotees every year. In fact, the number of Yatris visiting the Holy Shrine annually now exceeds one crore. This is due to the resolute faith of the devotees who throng the Shrine from all parts of India and abroad.
Day 1 – Jammu to Katra (46 kms 1-2 hours drive)
Pickup from Jammu Airport / Railway Station, get transferred to the hotel in Katra. After check-in you may explore the local market and indulge yourself in shopping of dry fruits, Red Kidney Beans (Rajma), Kashmiri spices and other handicrafts. Return back to the hotel for a sumptuous dinner. Overnight stay in Katra
Day 2 – Katra – Vaishno Devi – Katra
After breakfast drive to Baan Ganga, get transported to Ardhkuwari through palanquins (Paalki) and board a battery car to reach Bhawan (The Main Temple). After darshan, return to Sanjichhat through palanquins (paalki). Board a chopper and return back to hotel in Katra. Overnight stay in Katra.
Day 3 – Katra to Jammu
In the morning, following a sumptuous breakfast, drive to the Jammu airport/railway station to board flight/train for onward journey
The tour ends here but memories build with North Yatra remains!