Vaishno Devi Mandir, temple travel full guide guide

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Vaishno Devi Temple is one of the most famous religious places in India. Every year millions of people go to see Vaishno Devi.

Vaishno Devi Temple is located in Jammu and Kashmir. The temple of Vaishno Devi is situated on a high hill. To reach the Vaishno Devi temple, you either have to climb on foot or you can also take a horse.

How to reach Vaishno Devi Temple

2572209573 88b394c9b3 z1934243331 Vaishno Devi Mandir, temple travel full guide guideTo visit Vaishno Devi Temple, you must first go to Jammu and Kashmir. Many buses also travel from different states to reach Jammu and Kashmir. In such a situation, you can reach Jammu and Kashmir from any state of India by bus.

Well let me tell you for information that Jammu also has an international airport. In such a situation, you can also reach through Jammu airplane.

If you want to reach Vaishno Devi then you can also take the support of Indian Railways. If you want to visit Vaishno Devi temple by Indian Railways, then this may be the best option for you.

To reach Vaishno Devi Temple, you can first reach Katra by train. And then from Katra you can visit the Vaishno Devi temple.

Katra railway station was recently constructed. And Katra railway station is also very beautiful to see. Lighting at Katra railway station is also very beautiful.

I went by train from Delhi to Katra. My third AC fare was ₹ 1040. Which is not very expensive. By the way, you can go to Katra in Sleeper too. But the seats of the sleeper you see very rarely in the train.

The distance from Katra to Vaishno Devi Temple is about 3 to 4 kilometers. Which you can also decide by auto. For this you will have to pay ₹ 105.

Let me tell you for information that if you are going to visit Vaishno Devi temple then you will have to get the travel slip first. Which you can get built from outside the Katra railway station. I would suggest that you make a travel slip first. By the way, if you look outside the airport, you will find many centers giving travel slips. In such a situation, you must take a travel slip. You will not be able to see Vaishno Devi without a travel slip.

The main square of Katra will also attract you a lot. You also get to see a lot of shops here. From where you can also do some shopping for yourself.

Keep these things in mind before climbing the Vaishno Devi temple

If you are going to visit Vaishno Devi temple then you have to take care of some things before that. The first thing is to keep water in your bag for drinking. However, you will get water even further. But it is very important that along with that you keep some medicines for yourself. Because the altitude is higher and the air valor increases above. In this case, you may also have trouble breathing. However, you get to see First Aid Center further. But still keep some medicines with you for yourself.

If you are going to visit the Vaishno Devi temple then you also buy a stick for yourself. This stick will help you to climb up. To buy a stick you have to pay ₹ 10.

If you are going to visit Vaishno Devi temple and have not taken Chunri for mata then it will not be right. Vaishno Devi Mata likes Chunari very much. And you can get it from any shop from ₹ 2 to ₹ 10.

In Jammu and Kashmir, the SIM card of outside states does not work. In such a situation, it is important that you come here and buy a new SIM card. Otherwise you will have to face problems in the operating system of GPS and Google Map. Even if you download the offline map, you may face problems.

If you are coming to Jammu and Kashmir, and you have a postpaid SIM card then you will not have to face any kind of problem. Postpaid SIM cards in Jammu and Kashmir work for all states. In such a situation, if you bring a postpaid SIM card with you at the time of arrival, then the problem is solved. Well here you get to see a lot of PCOs as well. But still my advice would be to keep a postpaid SIM card with you.

Banganga, Vaishno Devi Temple

The distance of Banganga from Katra railway station is about 2 kilometers. And this is where your journey to Vaishno Devi temple begins. You must show your slip here first. Which you must have bought from Katra railway station. After showing this slip you can proceed.

You also get to see horses on Banganga. With the help of these horses, you can also visit the Vaishno Devi temple. For this, you will have to pay 12 so ₹ 50.

If you are young and you are still young then you should go to Vaishno Devi temple on foot. You will enjoy it more. At the same time you will get to see quite a lot of spectacular views along the way. And it will be good for your health as well.

The journey of Vaishno Devi is very difficult. And it can take you from 12 hours to 14 hours.

You can also complete the journey of Vaishno Devi in 2 days. You walk a little on the first day and after that you can stop in between. You will also find shops on the way here.

The most special thing about Vaishno Devi’s journey is that you get to see tin shade all the way.

Banganga

In the journey of Vaishno Devi temple, you first get to see Point Banganga. It is believed that you should bathe in the Banganga river and have a glimpse of Vaishno Devi. It remains auspicious.

At the same time you also get to see quite beautiful views of the Banganga River. Here you will find many people taking a bath.

During the Vaishno Devi Yatra, you also see ATMs on the way. At the same time, you get to see many shops along the way. From where you can buy some goods for yourself. At the same time, you also get to see a lot of studios here. In these studios you can get your photo clicked for remembrance, for this you may have to spend from ₹ 30 to ₹ 50.

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During the visit of Vaishno Devi temple, you get to see many temples on the way. First of which you should visit the Charan Paduka Temple.

If you are going to visit the Vaishno Devi temple, then you must keep warm clothes with you. You may have to face a lot of cold while climbing.

If you are going to visit the Vaishno Devi temple then it is important that you drink juice along the way. You may have to spend from ₹ 60 to ₹ 70 for a glass of juice. It depends on what juice you drink. You have to spend ₹ 60 for a glass of lime juice.

While visiting the Vaishno Devi temple, you also get to see many shortcut paths along the way. You have to climb a lot of steps to go through these shortcut paths. In such a situation, my advice would be not to take a shortcut route through these stairs. This causes you to get tired much more quickly. In such a situation, you may have difficulty in visiting the Vaishno Devi temple.

During the visit to Vaishno Devi temple, you get to see quite a lot of beautiful scenery on the way. Seeing these scenes relieves your fatigue.

Ardhkuwari

Ardhkuwari,Vaishno Devi temple,
Ardhkuwari

The second point you will get during the Vaishno Devi Yatra is called ardhkuwari.

You may also stay for some time in ardhkuwari. At the same time, you also get to see a lot of filter water machines. From where you can take filter water for yourself. You do not have to pay any kind of money for this.

A Grabha Graha temple is also built in a ardhkuwari. You can also see this. At the same time, you will also find rooms to stay here for which there are different charges.

A lot of plastic bottle-recycle machines are also installed in ardhkuwari. You can also cycle it by putting your plastic bottle in these machines. This also keeps the environment clean and tidy.

Ardhkuwari, you also get to see a lot of breastfeeding room. In such a situation, if you have a small child, then you can breastfeed it here too. For this, there are separate chambers here.

The road to the bhuvan is about 5 kilometres from ardhkuwari. The main temple of Vaishno Devi is called Bhavan. During this time you get to see very few shops on the way. In such a situation, it is important that you take the food and drink from the ardh Kuvari.

A mini van also operates from the ardhkuwari to the Vaishno Devi temple i.e. the Bhavan. If you resort to this mini van, then for this you will have to spend ₹ 356.

If you eat at a restaurant listed by the Shrine Board, you get good food at a very low cost.

At the same time, here you also see emergency contact numbers from place to place. Which you can contact anytime. Apart from this, you also get ambulances here.

We have to deposit our bags before Vaishno Devi temple

Vaishno Devi mandir night view
Vaishno Devi mandir night view

Before reaching the Vaishno Devi temple, you have to deposit all your belongings at the Shrine Board counter. For this you are given a locker. Which is not charged in any way. At the same time you are also given the key to the locks. You cannot go further by wearing a leather belt or leather shoes.

You can also take offerings for the Vaishno Devi temple from the Shrine Board counter. For this you will have to spend ₹ 20 ₹ 50 or ₹ 70. If Vaishno Devi is going to visit the temple then definitely take Prasad for yourself.

You cannot take a camera or a mobile phone inside the Vaishno Devi temple. You have to submit all this at the Shrine Board counter.

Special arrangements for bathing in Vaishno Devi temple

There is also a special pool for bathing you a little away from Vaishno Devi temple. There are separate pools for women and men. Where you can also take a relaxing bath.

Vaishno Devi temple has many facilities

Near the Vaishno Devi temple, you get to see many facilities. You can also take a bath here. There are separate reservoirs for this. There are separate bathing reservoirs for women and men. At the same time, you also get to see ATMs here. In such a situation, if you need money, then you will not have to face any kind of problem. There is also a Vaishno Devi Police Station near the Vaishno Devi Temple. In such a situation, if you need any kind of legal aid, then you can get that too. Apart from this, if you want to give donation here, then it is also available here.

Bhairav Valley, Vaishno Dev

Bhairavi Valli, vaishno Devi Mandir, vaishno Devi temple,
Bhairavi Valli

If you have gone to see Vaishno Devi temple then you must also visit Bhairav Valley. The distance from Vaishno Devi to Bhairav valley is about 2 kilometers. If you want, you can also visit the Bhairav valley through ropeway. It is also available here. You will have to spend ₹ 100 for rope way. For ₹ 100, you will have to pay a simultaneous charge of both coming and going.

If you are more tired, you can use ropeway.

The Bhairav Valley Temple opens at 7:00 am, and closes back at 3:50 in the afternoon. And then back at 7:00 pm in the evening the Bhairav Valley Temple opens. And is open until 8:15 in the evening. In such a situation, if you are going to Bhairav Valley Temple, then take special care of time.

You also get to see quite a lot of spectacular natural scenery around the Bhairav Valley Temple. You also get to see snowfall in Bhairav valley.

If you want to go to Vaishno Devi temple helicopter then it is also available. But you have to book it in advance. For this you will have to spend ₹ 1045.

There are two routes to reach Vaishno Devi temple. The first is Banganga Marg and the second is Tara Kot Marg. Tara Kot Marg has been made new. In such a situation, you should go through Banganga route. You see very few people on the Tara Kot Marg. At the same time, you get very few shops in the new route. But if you want to avoid congestion, then you can go to Vaishno Devi temple from the new route.

Both the Tarakot Marg and Banganga Marg meet near the ardhkuwari. If we talk about distance, then both of them are same distance for walking.

You also get a great view of Katra in the evening.

In which season should Vaishno Devi

The journey of Vaishno Devi lasts for 12 months. In such a situation you can visit Vaishno Devi in any season. But if you talk about the right time, then you can visit Vaishno Devi temple from October to March. The journey of Vaishno Devi goes on for 24 hours. In such a situation, you can start your journey anytime. In this, you will not have to face any kind of inconvenience.

The weather around the Vaishno Devi temple is pleasant for 12 months.

You should not forget to shop for yourself from Katra. The dry fruits here are famous all over India. Along with this, you will find restaurants and hotels to eat in Katra comfortably.

How much will it cost to come to Vaishno Devi temple

Vaishno Devi is coming to visit the temple, so you will have to spend very little here. You can easily find the hotel here for ₹ 600. You book the hotel for 1 day. At the same time, you may have to spend around ₹ 500 in things like food and drink. In such a situation, you can spend a total of 11 rupees for the Vaishno Devi temple. Apart from this, if you use helicopter or any other type of facility, then it will have to be paid separately. I covered the entire journey on foot. In such a situation I had to spend only ₹ 11.

If you are a student and want to cut your expenses even more then you can. For this, you can book hotels here from ₹ 200 to ₹ 300. Apart from this, you can also cut your food and drink. In such a situation, you can easily visit the Vaishno Devi temple from 700 to ₹ 800. In such a situation, you must come to see the Vaishno Devi temple. If you have any kind of problem or have any question then you can ask us in the comment box. We will definitely answer this.

And finally as always the most important thing is to keep your nature clean and tidy.

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