The journey to the Holy Shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi is an enchanting journey of the places where Mata Vaishnavi had spent some time while observing various spiritual disciplines and penances. The culmination of this journey is at the Holy Cave where She merged Her Human form with the astral form of Her creators, the three Supreme Energies. A spine-tingling cable car ride to Khilanmarg Snow Point at Gulmarg offers you panoramic Himalayan views. Admire the beauty of the 16th-century Mughal Gardens at Srinagar, and enjoy comfortable stays at your hotels in Jammu and Sonmarg.
The highly revered shine of Mata Vaishno Devi’s yatra begins from Katra. This is the tourism centre of the pilgrimage site and the visitors who come here to begin their journey take a stop for a day so that they can start with a fresh enthusiasm.
The road from Katra to Vaishno Devi is filled with scenic surprises and each stop has something to offer. The serene valleys, birds and the pleasant air flowing across add to the charm of the journey.
There are a number of ways to reach Vaishno Devi Temple. Mata Vaishno Devi yatra is possible by foot, helicopters, hiring a mule or a portal.
From the security point of view, Mata Vaishno Devi Temple follows a number of strict rules and regulations. You are not allowed to carry sensitive items, lighters, flammables, firecrackers or weapons of any sort.
Here are a few tips that you need to keep in mind during your Vaishno Devi Tour.