Vaishno Devi: On the auspicious occasion of Navratri, devotees go to visit the Goddess temples. There are many temples of Mother Goddess in our country, which are situated on high mountains. Vaishno Devi Dham is considered to be the most famous and important of all the temples of Mata Rani. Every year lakhs of devotees reach here for the darshan of Vaishno Devi. From here the deep faith of the devotees is attached. People come here with their vows crying and laughing and returning from the court of the mother.
If you are also planning a trip to visit Mother Goddess this Navratri, then before that definitely keep in mind the special things. Let’s know what is this…
Be sure to check the weather first
Monsoon is over, but due to rain, alert is still being issued at many places. In the past few days, there has been heavy rain at many places in the country. In such a situation, the cold has also increased due to rain. Before going to Vaishno Devi, you must take information about the weather of Jammu and Katra and keep clothes and essential things with you according to the weather.
Vaishno Devi journey starts from Katra. There are hotels in the budget of all types of travelers. At the same time, you also get the facility of staying in Dharamshala in a low budget. Vaishno Devi Shrine Board makes arrangements for the stay of the devotees in a low budget. You can book your stay over the counter or through the Shrine Board website.
Vaishno Devi climb
Vaishno Devi Dham is situated on Trikuta mountain near Katra. Devotees need a travel slip to reach the temple. You can book it at the counter of the Shrine Board or you will get the slip on the website too. For this, you have to provide the documents related to the identity card. This slip is a fee.
Vaishno Devi Dham can be reached by climbing on foot from Katra. You can also go by helicopter. The one way fare of the helicopter is Rs 1000 per passenger. At the same time, you can also go to the matrani’s building by palanquin or horse. You can go by taxi till the gate of the building and in front of that you will have to deduct a slip of Rs 1600 for the horse. Apart from this, you can get taxi facility from Ardhkuwari to Vaishno Devi Dham.
After reaching Vaishno Devi, you have to follow some rules. Here one cannot enter the temple with leather goods. Apart from this, carrying mobile is also prohibited.
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