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Vaishno Devi Navratri Special package - Chaitra Nav Ratri & Maha Nav Ratri 2016

 

  • Chaitra Navvratri - 8th April - 2016 to 15th April - 2015

  • Shardiya Nav Ratri - Maha Nav Ratri - 1st October 2016 to 11th October 2016

 

Maa Vaishno Devi Darshan Package Navratri Special is offered by www.Holidaytravel.co, package is Navratri Special  & starts from any Destination from India

 

Navratri Celebrations in Mata Vaishno Devi & Katra

Navratri always has a special celebrations in Mata Vaishno Devi Ji & Katra. Though Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra is a round-the-year event, but yatra during the Navratras is considered the most auspicious. Devi Bhakts must visit Mata vaishno Devi Ji in Navratris to have all-round success in life and blessings of all three divine femininity - Goddess Kali, Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Saraswati. 
 

 

About Mata Vaishno Devi :-
 

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine is one of the oldest shrine of India, located at a height of 5300 feet on the holy Trikuta Hills of the Shivalik Hill Range. The Holy cave is 13 Kms from the Base Camp Katra. The Town Katra is 50 Kms away from Jammu and 35 Kms from District HQ Udhampur and is linked by road.

 

Vaishno Devi Tour Package Navratri Special - Cost:-

 

Vaishno Devi Tour Package Costs :- Helicopter - One way + Patnitop + Shiv Khori

 

No Of Pax      Standard Delux
2 11675 14635
4 8675 11635
6 7175 10135

 

Above rates for 2 / 4 / 6 persons traveling together for entire package. Vaishno Devi Package can be customized from Mumbai/Delhi/Chandigarh/Amritsar/Ahmedabad/Kolkata or any part of India       

 

Vaishno Devi Tour Package Costs :- Helicopter - One way + Shiv Khori ( without Patnitop)

 
No Of Pax      Standard Delux
2 7475 10186
4 6050 8635
6 4925 8260

Extra Bed    Rs 1500    Rs 2000    Rs 3000

Child w/o bed    Rs 1000    Rs 1000    Rs 1500
Above rates for 2 / 4 / 6 persons traveling together for entire package

 

Vaishno Devi Tour Package Costs only with Helicopter-One way

 

No Of Pax      Standard Delux
2 11300 13885
4 9800 12685
6 8675 12010

 

Vaishno Devi Darshan Package - Navratri Special - Inclusions
 

  • One Side Helicopter Drop to Sanjhichatt.
  • 2 nights stay at Katra With Breakfast & Dinner.
  • 1 Night Stay in Patnitop with Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Shiv Khori Excursion Tour & Darshans
  • Local Jammu sightseening Raghunath Temple, Mansar Lake, Amar Mahal Museum, Bahu Fort.
  • Pick up & Drop From Jammu Airport/Railway station. 

 

Hotels Included - Vaishno Devi Navratri Special

 

Package Category Patnitop Katra
Standard Hotel Hotel Samson Vidya Residency 
Deluxe Hotel Hotel Greentop JMK Intl.
Luxury Hotel  Patnitop Heights The White Hotels 

 

 

 

Vaishno Devi Tour Package - Navratri Special - Itinararry  with Helicopter

 

Day 1-Arrival Jammu + Proceed to Katra

Our cab will pick guests from Jammu Airport/Railway station and transfer to Katra. Check in at Hotel, after refreshment proceeds for Katra site seeing & Shoppings
 

 

Day 2: Helicopter Tour to Mata vaishno Devi & Return Trek Back 

 

( Mata Vaishno Devi + Bharon Mandir + Ardh Kumari + Charan Paduka + Ban Ganga)

For Vaishno Devi Mata Darshan, Early Morning proceed for Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan Via Pre-booked Helicopter. Helicopter will drop you at Sanjhi Chhat & from sanjhi Chhat, Mata Bhawan is only 2 kms. 

 

Vaishno Devi Bhawan Live Darshan ( 4 kms from Sanjhi Chhat)

Reach Mata Ka Bhawan from Sanjhi Chhat, It is a beautiful cave where the goddess is present in the form of three pindis. ‘Maha saraswati, maha laxmi and maha kaali,’ are the three forms of the mother durga. 

After Darshan, Trek back to Katra and Enroute Visit Bharon Mandir, Ardh Kumari, Charanm Paduka & Reach back Katra by late evening. 

 

Return Trek - Vaishno Devi Trek to Katra

 

1. Bharon Ghati and Bhairav Temple - On Return (2.5 kms from Bhavan)

After visiting the Vaishno Devi shrine, it is the custom for pilgrims to visit the bhairav temple situated about 2.5 km from the main shrine. This is the final destination of the Yatra. It is believed that the goddess fulfils the desires of her devotees who visit this temple after paying homage to her. So the Yatra is a very hard climb for the pilgrims though pleasant.

 

2. Sanjhi Chatt - 2th Point ( On Return)

After Bharon Mandir, Trek to Sanjhi Chhat, The trek is high up in the mountain and approx at a distance of 4 km is Sanjhi Chhat.

 

3. Hathi Mattha - 3rd Point on Return ( 2.5 kms)

After Sanjhi Chhat, the pigrims have to further descent to approx 2.5km to reach Hathi Matha. This is so called as the mountain is shaped like the forehead of an elephant.

 

4. Ardhkuwari - 4th Point ( 4.5 kms) - Rest at Ardhkumari

Now comes the half-way point between Katra and the shrine. This place is called ardh kuwari and many pilgrims stay here overnight to take rest. The goddess had hid herself for about nine months here in cave called garbha joon. It is 15 m long cave and the pilgrims have to crawl inside it to cross it. It is 4.5 km from charanpaduka.

 

5. Charanpaduka - 5th Point on Return (1.5 kms)

After Ardhkumari, there is a place where the ‘holy footprints or charanapaduka’ of the goddess is seen on a stone. This place is called charanpaduka.

 

6. Ban Ganga Temple - Last Point on Return ( 3 kms - 1 hour Trek from Katra)

Final point on return, After  this Katra is only 1 hour trek, the pilgrims reach Dakshini darwaza. Here is situated the Bhumika temple from where the three peaks of Trikuta mountains (abode of the goddess) is visible. It is believed that the goddess disappeared from here and reached the Ban Ganga temple.

It is said that the holy river Ban Ganga sprung from a stone when the goddess shot an arrow on it. She did so because veer langur was thirsty. The goddess washed her hair here so it called Ban Ganga.

Pilgrims can also take their bath here to purify themselves.

It is here that the slip bought from Katra is shown to move further. This place is around 3 km. from Katra.
 

Reach katra by late evening and Relax.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Katra.

 

Day 3: Katra to Shiv Khori Tour  ( 80 Kms)

Shiv Khori is fanous for  Holy Cave of Shiva in District Reasi, Jammu. Lakhs of pilgrims from different parts of the country visit this Cave Shrine to seek blessings of Lord Shiva. 

It is Dedicated to the Lord Shiva and is situated on a hillock, Vehicles go up to Ransoo, surrounded by lush green mountains. Pilgrims have to traverse about 3 kms track from Ransoo by foot. The Shiv Khori Shrine can be approached by road from Katra, approximately 80 Kilometers from Katra (the base camp of Mata Vaishno Deviji).

After Darshans at Shiv Khori, Return back to katra

Overnight stay at Hotel in Katra.


Day 4 : Katra to Patnitop Tour- Sanasar Excursions ( 95 kms)

Check out from and proceed Early Morning proceed to Patnitop, a famous Hill Station(95 Kms from Katra). This famous hill resort is perched on a beautiful plateau, at an altitude of 2024 metres across which the Jammu-Srinagar Highway passes. 

Check in a Hotel. 

In the after noon tour, proceed to Sanasar(25 Kms from Patnitop). Sanasar is cup shaped meadow surrounded by gigantic conifers. 

Back to Patnitop in the evening, Enjoy for the rest of the time & Relax.

Overnight stay at Patnitop Hotel.

 

Day 4: Late Checkout from Patnitop + Jammu Tour ( 3 hours - 120 Kms)

on 4th Day, late check out from Patnitop hotel and Proceed back to Jammu. Reach Jammu & proceed on the local site seeing of Raghunath Temple, Bahu Fort and other attractions.

In the evening, Departure Transfer to Jammu Airport / Railway station in a taxi, sight-seeing on way to Jammu.


Vaishno Devi Trek Details from Katra

 

1. Ban Ganga Temple - 1st Point ( 3 kms - 1 hour Trek from Katra)


After  one hour trek from Katra, the pilgrims reach Dakshini darwaza. Here is situated the Bhumika temple from where the three peaks of Trikuta mountains (abode of the goddess) is visible. It is believed that the goddess disappeared from here and reached the Ban Ganga temple.

It is said that the holy river Ban Ganga sprung from a stone when the goddess shot an arrow on it. She did so because veer langur was thirsty. The goddess washed her hair here so it called Ban Ganga.

Pilgrims can also take their bath here to purify themselves.

It is here that the slip bought from Katra is shown to move further. This place is around 3 km. from Katra.
 

 

2. Charanpaduka - 2st Point (1.5 kms)

About 1.5 km from Ban Ganga, there is a place where the ‘holy footprints or charanapaduka’ of the goddess is seen on a stone. This place is called charanpaduka.
 

 

3. Ardhkuwari - 3rd Point ( 4.5 kms)

Now comes the half-way point between Katra and the shrine. This place is called ardh kuwari and many pilgrims stay here overnight to take rest. The goddess had hid herself for about nine months here in cave called garbha joon. It is 15 m long cave and the pilgrims have to crawl inside it to cross it. It is 4.5 km from charanpaduka.
 

 

4. Hathi Mattha - 4th Point ( 2.5 kms)

After ardh kuwari, the pigrims have to cross very steep paths for about 2.5km. This increasing slope is called the Hathi Mattha ascent. This is so called as the mountain is shaped like the forehead of an elephant.

 
5. Sanjhi Chatt - 5th Point

The footpath is a better option than the stairs here. It takes another 15, 00 ft climb to reach the Sanjhi chatt. From the Sanjhi chatt, the cave is at a distance of 4 km. very close to the Vaishno Devi caves is the Sri Ram temple where the pilgrims climb 125 steps downstairs to pay their homage to a Shiva lingam situated here.
 

 

6. Vaishno Devi Bhawan - Final Point ( 4 kms from Sanjhi Chhat)

Then finally the devotees reach this beautiful cave where the goddess is present in the form of three pindis. ‘Maha saraswati, maha laxmi and maha kaali,’ are the three forms of the mother durga. It here the demon Bhairon was slain by the goddess

 
7. Bharon Ghati and Bhairav Temple - On Return (2.5 kms)

After visiting the Vaishno Devi shrine, it is the custom for pilgrims to visit the bhairav temple situated about 2.5 km from the main shrine. This is the final destination of the Yatra. It is believed that the goddess fulfils the desires of her devotees who visit this temple after paying homage to her. So the Yatra is a very hard climb for the pilgrims though pleasant.

 

 

Chaitra Navratri - Rama Navratri 2016

Chaitra Navratri is nine days festivity which starts on the first day of Hindu Luni-Solar calendar and falls in the month of March or April. Chaitra is the first month of Hindu lunar calendar and because of it this Navratri is known as Chaitra Navratri. Chaitra Navratri is also known as Vasanta Navratri. Rama Navami, the birthday of Lord Rama usually falls on the ninth day during Navratri festivity. Hence Chaitra Navratri is also known as Rama Navratri. 

All nine days during Navratri are dedicated to nine forms of Goddess Shakti. Most customs and rituals followed during Shardiya Navratri, which falls in the month of September or October, are also followed during Chaitra Navratri. Ghatasthapana Puja Vidhi for Shardiya Navratri and Chaitra Navratri is same. 

Chaitra Navratri is more popular in northern India. In Maharashtra Chaitra Navratri begins with Gudi Padwa and in Andhra Pradesh it begins with Ugadi. 


Navratri Day 1 - 8th April 2016 (Friday)

  • Pratipada
  • Ghatasthapana
  • Chandra Darshan
  • Shailputri Puja

    
Navratri Day 2 -  9th April 2016 (Saturday)

  • Dwitiya
  • Sindhara Dooj
  • Brahmacharini Puja
  • Gauri Teej
  • Saubhagya Teej
  • Chandraghanta Puja

 

Navratri Day 3 - 10th April 2016 (Sunday)

  • Chaturthi
  • Kushmanda Puja
  • Varad Vinayaka Chauth

    

Navratri Day 4 - 11th April 2016 (Monday)

  • Panchami
  • Naag Puja
  • Lakshmi Panchami
  • Skandamata Puja

    

Navratri Day 5 - 12th April 2016 (Tuesday)

 

  • Shashthi
  • Skanda Sashti
  • Yamuna Chhath
  • Katyayani Puja

    

Navratri Day 6 - 13th April 2016 (Wednesday)

  • Saptami
  • Maha Saptami
  • Kalaratri Puja

 

Navratri Day 7 - 14th April 2016 (Thursday)

  • Ashtami
  • Durga Ashtami
  • Mahagauri Puja
  • Annapurna Ashtami
  • Sandhi Puja

 

Navratri Day 8 - 15th April 2016 (Friday)

  • Navami
  • Rama Navami

    

Navratri Day 9 - 16th April 2016 (Saturday)

  • Dashami
  • Navratri Parana


Shardiya Navratri - Maha Navratri - 2016 

Shardiya Navratri is the most popular and significant Navratri of all Navratris. That’s why Shardiya Navratri is also known as Maha Navratri. 

It falls in lunar month Ashwin during Sharad Ritu ( winter Season). All nine days during Navratri are dedicated to nine forms of Goddess Shakti. Shardiya Navratri falls in the month of September or October. The nine days festivity culminates on tenth day with Dussehra or Vijaya Dashami.

Women, especially in Maharashtra and Gujarat, adorn themselves with 9 different colors which are allocated to each day of Navratri. 

 

Navratri Day 1 - 1st October 2016 (Saturday)

  • Pratipada
  • Ghatasthapana
  • Shailputri Puja

Navratri color of the day - Grey
    


Navratri Day 2 - 2nd October 2016 (Sunday)

  • Dwitiya
  • Chandra Darshan
  • Brahmacharini Puja

Navratri color of the day - Orange
    

Navratri Day 3 - 3rd October 2016 (Monday)

  • Dwitiya

Navratri color of the day - White

    

Navratri Day 4 - 4th October 2016 (Tuesday)

  • Tritiya
  • Sindoor Tritiya
  • Chandraghanta Puja

Navratri color of the day - Red
    

Navratri Day 5 - 5th October 2016 (Wednesday)

  • Chaturthi
  • Kushmanda Puja
  • Varad Vinayaka Chauth
  • Upang Lalita Vrat

Navratri color of the day - Royal Blue
    


Navratri Day 6 - 6th October 2016 (Thursday)

  • Panchami
  • Skandamata Puja

Navratri color of the day - Yellow
    


Navratri Day 7 - 7th October 2016 (Friday)

  • Shashthi
  • Saraswati Awahan
  • Katyayani Puja

Navratri color of the day - Green
    

Navratri Day 8 - 8th October 2016 (Saturday)

  • Saptami
  • Saraswati Puja
  • Kalaratri Puja

Navratri color of the day - Peacock Green
    

Navratri Day 9 - 9th October 2016 (Sunday)

  • Ashtami
  • Durga Ashtami
  • Mahagauri Puja
  • Sandhi Puja

Navratri color of the day - Purple
    

Navratri Day 10 - 10th October 2016 (Monday)

  • Navami
  • Maha Navami
  • Ayudha Puja, Navami Homa

    

Navratri Day 11 - 11th October 2016 (Tuesday)

  • Dashami
  • Navratri Parana
  • Durga Visarjan, Vijayadasham
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Vaishno Devi Tour Package Navratri Special - Inclusions

  • One Side Helicopter Drop to Sanjhichatt.
  • 2 nights stay at Katra With Breakfast & Dinner.
  • 1 Night Stay in Patnitop with Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Shiv Khori Excursion Tour & Darshans
  • Local Jammu sightseening Raghunath Temple, Mansar Lake, Amar Mahal Museum, Bahu Fort.
  • Pick up & Drop From Jammu Airport/Railway station. 

 

 
Vaishno Devi Tour Package Inclusions  with Patnitop Excursion

 

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis at Katra hotels for 3 Nights + one Night in Patnitop
  • Return Train Tickets from Jammu Tawi Railway Station To channai.
  • AC taxi ride from jammu Raiway Station to Katra & Back.
  • Katra to Patnitop in AC taxi.
  • Breakfast and Bed Tea (Only in Deluxe and Super Deluxe Packages)

 

Vaishno Devi Tour Navratri Package Itinarary  with Helicopter ( Only Vaishno Devi Tour) - 2 N-3D


Day 1-Arrival Jammu Our cab will pick guests from Jammu Airport/Railway station and transfer to Katra. Check in at Hotel, after refreshment proceeds for Katra site seeing & Shoppings
 

Day 2: For Vaishno Devi Mata Darshan, Early Morning proceed for Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan Via Pre-booked Helicopter. Helicopter will drop you at Sanjhi Chhat & from sanjhi Chhat, Mata Bhawan is only 2 kms. After Darshan back to Katra. Overnight stay at Hotel.
 

Day 3: Departure Transfer to Jammu Airport / Railway station in a taxi, sight-seeing on way to Jammu.


Vaishno Devi Tour Navratri Package Inclusions  with Helicopter

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis at above mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Helicopter Fare
  • Pick up from Jammu Railway station/Air Port to Hotel and vice versa
  • Prices inclusive of all Taxes.
  • Breakfast and Bed Tea(Only in Deluxe and Luxury Packages)

 




Vaishno Devi Tour Package Navratri Special - Inclusions

  • One Side Helicopter Drop to Sanjhichatt.
  • 2 nights stay at Katra With Breakfast & Dinner.
  • 1 Night Stay in Patnitop with Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Shiv Khori Excursion Tour & Darshans
  • Local Jammu sightseening Raghunath Temple, Mansar Lake, Amar Mahal Museum, Bahu Fort.
  • Pick up & Drop From Jammu Airport/Railway station. 

 

 
Vaishno Devi Tour Package Inclusions  with Patnitop Excursion

 

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis at Katra hotels for 3 Nights + one Night in Patnitop
  • Return Train Tickets from Jammu Tawi Railway Station To channai.
  • AC taxi ride from jammu Raiway Station to Katra & Back.
  • Katra to Patnitop in AC taxi.
  • Breakfast and Bed Tea (Only in Deluxe and Super Deluxe Packages)

 

Vaishno Devi Tour Navratri Package Itinarary  with Helicopter ( Only Vaishno Devi Tour) - 2 N-3D


Day 1-Arrival Jammu Our cab will pick guests from Jammu Airport/Railway station and transfer to Katra. Check in at Hotel, after refreshment proceeds for Katra site seeing & Shoppings
 

Day 2: For Vaishno Devi Mata Darshan, Early Morning proceed for Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan Via Pre-booked Helicopter. Helicopter will drop you at Sanjhi Chhat & from sanjhi Chhat, Mata Bhawan is only 2 kms. After Darshan back to Katra. Overnight stay at Hotel.
 

Day 3: Departure Transfer to Jammu Airport / Railway station in a taxi, sight-seeing on way to Jammu.


Vaishno Devi Tour Navratri Package Inclusions  with Helicopter

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis at above mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Helicopter Fare
  • Pick up from Jammu Railway station/Air Port to Hotel and vice versa
  • Prices inclusive of all Taxes.
  • Breakfast and Bed Tea(Only in Deluxe and Luxury Packages)

 

Vaishno Devi Tour Package - Navratri Special - Itinararry  with Helicopter

 

Day 1-Arrival Jammu + Proceed to Katra

Our cab will pick guests from Jammu Airport/Railway station and transfer to Katra. Check in at Hotel, after refreshment proceeds for Katra site seeing & Shoppings
 

 

Day 2: Helicopter Tour to Mata vaishno Devi & Return Trek Back 

 

( Mata Vaishno Devi + Bharon Mandir + Ardh Kumari + Charan Paduka + Ban Ganga)

For Vaishno Devi Mata Darshan, Early Morning proceed for Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan Via Pre-booked Helicopter. Helicopter will drop you at Sanjhi Chhat & from sanjhi Chhat, Mata Bhawan is only 2 kms. 

 

Vaishno Devi Bhawan Live Darshan ( 4 kms from Sanjhi Chhat)

Reach Mata Ka Bhawan from Sanjhi Chhat, It is a beautiful cave where the goddess is present in the form of three pindis. ‘Maha saraswati, maha laxmi and maha kaali,’ are the three forms of the mother durga. 

After Darshan, Trek back to Katra and Enroute Visit Bharon Mandir, Ardh Kumari, Charanm Paduka & Reach back Katra by late evening. 

 

Return Trek - Vaishno Devi Trek to Katra

 

1. Bharon Ghati and Bhairav Temple - On Return (2.5 kms from Bhavan)

After visiting the Vaishno Devi shrine, it is the custom for pilgrims to visit the bhairav temple situated about 2.5 km from the main shrine. This is the final destination of the Yatra. It is believed that the goddess fulfils the desires of her devotees who visit this temple after paying homage to her. So the Yatra is a very hard climb for the pilgrims though pleasant.

 

2. Sanjhi Chatt - 2th Point ( On Return)

After Bharon Mandir, Trek to Sanjhi Chhat, The trek is high up in the mountain and approx at a distance of 4 km is Sanjhi Chhat.

 

3. Hathi Mattha - 3rd Point on Return ( 2.5 kms)

After Sanjhi Chhat, the pigrims have to further descent to approx 2.5km to reach Hathi Matha. This is so called as the mountain is shaped like the forehead of an elephant.

 

4. Ardhkuwari - 4th Point ( 4.5 kms) - Rest at Ardhkumari

Now comes the half-way point between Katra and the shrine. This place is called ardh kuwari and many pilgrims stay here overnight to take rest. The goddess had hid herself for about nine months here in cave called garbha joon. It is 15 m long cave and the pilgrims have to crawl inside it to cross it. It is 4.5 km from charanpaduka.

 

5. Charanpaduka - 5th Point on Return (1.5 kms)

After Ardhkumari, there is a place where the ‘holy footprints or charanapaduka’ of the goddess is seen on a stone. This place is called charanpaduka.

 

6. Ban Ganga Temple - Last Point on Return ( 3 kms - 1 hour Trek from Katra)

Final point on return, After  this Katra is only 1 hour trek, the pilgrims reach Dakshini darwaza. Here is situated the Bhumika temple from where the three peaks of Trikuta mountains (abode of the goddess) is visible. It is believed that the goddess disappeared from here and reached the Ban Ganga temple.

It is said that the holy river Ban Ganga sprung from a stone when the goddess shot an arrow on it. She did so because veer langur was thirsty. The goddess washed her hair here so it called Ban Ganga.

Pilgrims can also take their bath here to purify themselves.

It is here that the slip bought from Katra is shown to move further. This place is around 3 km. from Katra.
 

Reach katra by late evening and Relax.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Katra.

 

Day 3: Katra to Shiv Khori Tour  ( 80 Kms)

Shiv Khori is fanous for  Holy Cave of Shiva in District Reasi, Jammu. Lakhs of pilgrims from different parts of the country visit this Cave Shrine to seek blessings of Lord Shiva. 

It is Dedicated to the Lord Shiva and is situated on a hillock, Vehicles go up to Ransoo, surrounded by lush green mountains. Pilgrims have to traverse about 3 kms track from Ransoo by foot. The Shiv Khori Shrine can be approached by road from Katra, approximately 80 Kilometers from Katra (the base camp of Mata Vaishno Deviji).

After Darshans at Shiv Khori, Return back to katra

Overnight stay at Hotel in Katra.


Day 4 : Katra to Patnitop Tour- Sanasar Excursions ( 95 kms)

Check out from and proceed Early Morning proceed to Patnitop, a famous Hill Station(95 Kms from Katra). This famous hill resort is perched on a beautiful plateau, at an altitude of 2024 metres across which the Jammu-Srinagar Highway passes. 

Check in a Hotel. 

In the after noon tour, proceed to Sanasar(25 Kms from Patnitop). Sanasar is cup shaped meadow surrounded by gigantic conifers. 

Back to Patnitop in the evening, Enjoy for the rest of the time & Relax.

Overnight stay at Patnitop Hotel.

 

Day 4: Late Checkout from Patnitop + Jammu Tour ( 3 hours - 120 Kms)

on 4th Day, late check out from Patnitop hotel and Proceed back to Jammu. Reach Jammu & proceed on the local site seeing of Raghunath Temple, Bahu Fort and other attractions.

In the evening, Departure Transfer to Jammu Airport / Railway station in a taxi, sight-seeing on way to Jammu.


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Vaishno Devi Trek Details from Katra

 

1. Ban Ganga Temple - 1st Point ( 3 kms - 1 hour Trek from Katra)


After  one hour trek from Katra, the pilgrims reach Dakshini darwaza. Here is situated the Bhumika temple from where the three peaks of Trikuta mountains (abode of the goddess) is visible. It is believed that the goddess disappeared from here and reached the Ban Ganga temple.

It is said that the holy river Ban Ganga sprung from a stone when the goddess shot an arrow on it. She did so because veer langur was thirsty. The goddess washed her hair here so it called Ban Ganga.

Pilgrims can also take their bath here to purify themselves.

It is here that the slip bought from Katra is shown to move further. This place is around 3 km. from Katra.
 

 

2. Charanpaduka - 2st Point (1.5 kms)

About 1.5 km from Ban Ganga, there is a place where the ‘holy footprints or charanapaduka’ of the goddess is seen on a stone. This place is called charanpaduka.
 

 

3. Ardhkuwari - 3rd Point ( 4.5 kms)

Now comes the half-way point between Katra and the shrine. This place is called ardh kuwari and many pilgrims stay here overnight to take rest. The goddess had hid herself for about nine months here in cave called garbha joon. It is 15 m long cave and the pilgrims have to crawl inside it to cross it. It is 4.5 km from charanpaduka.
 

 

4. Hathi Mattha - 4th Point ( 2.5 kms)

After ardh kuwari, the pigrims have to cross very steep paths for about 2.5km. This increasing slope is called the Hathi Mattha ascent. This is so called as the mountain is shaped like the forehead of an elephant.

 
5. Sanjhi Chatt - 5th Point

The footpath is a better option than the stairs here. It takes another 15, 00 ft climb to reach the Sanjhi chatt. From the Sanjhi chatt, the cave is at a distance of 4 km. very close to the Vaishno Devi caves is the Sri Ram temple where the pilgrims climb 125 steps downstairs to pay their homage to a Shiva lingam situated here.
 

 

6. Vaishno Devi Bhawan - Final Point ( 4 kms from Sanjhi Chhat)

Then finally the devotees reach this beautiful cave where the goddess is present in the form of three pindis. ‘Maha saraswati, maha laxmi and maha kaali,’ are the three forms of the mother durga. It here the demon Bhairon was slain by the goddess

 
7. Bharon Ghati and Bhairav Temple - On Return (2.5 kms)

After visiting the Vaishno Devi shrine, it is the custom for pilgrims to visit the bhairav temple situated about 2.5 km from the main shrine. This is the final destination of the Yatra. It is believed that the goddess fulfils the desires of her devotees who visit this temple after paying homage to her. So the Yatra is a very hard climb for the pilgrims though pleasant.

 

Vaishno Devi Tour Package Navratri Special - Cost:-

 

Vaishno Devi Tour Package Costs :- Helicopter - One way + Patnitop + Shiv Khori

 

No Of Pax      Standard Delux
2 11675 14635
4 8675 11635
6 7175 10135

 

Above rates for 2 / 4 / 6 persons traveling together for entire package. Vaishno Devi Package can be customized from Mumbai/Delhi/Chandigarh/Amritsar/Ahmedabad/Kolkata or any part of India       

 

Vaishno Devi Tour Package Costs :- Helicopter - One way + Shiv Khori ( without Patnitop)

 
No Of Pax      Standard Delux
2 7475 10186
4 6050 8635
6 4925 8260

Extra Bed    Rs 1500    Rs 2000    Rs 3000

Child w/o bed    Rs 1000    Rs 1000    Rs 1500
Above rates for 2 / 4 / 6 persons traveling together for entire package

 

Vaishno Devi Tour Package Costs only with Helicopter-One way

 

No Of Pax      Standard Delux
2 11300 13885
4 9800 12685
6 8675 12010

 

Vaishno Devi Darshan Package - Navratri Special - Inclusions
 

  • One Side Helicopter Drop to Sanjhichatt.
  • 2 nights stay at Katra With Breakfast & Dinner.
  • 1 Night Stay in Patnitop with Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Shiv Khori Excursion Tour & Darshans
  • Local Jammu sightseening Raghunath Temple, Mansar Lake, Amar Mahal Museum, Bahu Fort.
  • Pick up & Drop From Jammu Airport/Railway station. 

 

Hotels Included - Vaishno Devi Navratri Special

 

Package Category Patnitop Katra
Standard Hotel Hotel Samson Vidya Residency 
Deluxe Hotel Hotel Greentop JMK Intl.
Luxury Hotel  Patnitop Heights The White Hotels 

 

Above rates for 2 / 4 / 6 persons traveling together for entire package
Hotels with Vaishno Devi packages with Patnitop
Standard Hotel Vidya Residency (Katra)
Deluxe    Hotel JMK Intl. ( Katra)
Luxury Hotel    The White Hotels ( Katra)
Standard Hotel   Hotel Samson ( Patnitop)   
Deluxe    Hotel  Hotel Greentop ( Patnitop)
Luxury Hotel  Hotel Patnitop Heights 9 Patnitop)
Vaishno Devi Package can be customized from Mumbai/Delhi/Chandigarh/Amritsar/Ahmedabad/Kolkata or any part of India
Vaishno devi package @Rs 4900/- Per pax including Jammu Pick up, Katra Standard Hotel Night Stay          

 

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