Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra is among the holiest pilgrimages in India. The holy cave shrine located in the Trikuta hills at an altitude of 5200 feet in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is dedicated to Vaishno Devi Yatra. Thousands of devotees from across the globe have deep faith in the presence of divinity and perform the holy trek. From the base of the trek, pilgrims undertake the arduous journey of 14 kilometers to the holy cave. We help you with multiple options of Vaishno Devi Tour Packages.
Shikara Ride on Dal Lake
A Shikhara is a traditional Gondola type light rowing boat which is mostly seen on the pristine Dal Lake, apart from other lakes. It is one of the most incredible and relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir, and should be included in your itinerary if you want to experience the surreal beauty of this region to the fullest. Along with the houseboats, it is also considered to be a cultural symbol. But even apart from leisure and tourism purposes, the shikhara is also used by the locals for seaweed harvesting, fishing and transportation. To watch these beautifully decorated boats glide serenely on the lake is a treat to the eyes, and you should definitely not miss out on this experience during your holidays in Jammu and Kashmir.
Vaishno Devi Trek
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi yatra route is open 24 x7. The trek is 14 km stretch with a good ascent. An athlete/sportsperson walking at normal speed can complete the trek in 3 hours. A regular walk/jog of 10 km for 3 months prior to yatra is advisable. There is only one way up and down. Road has proper lighting. It is paved and covered with roofs. Cleanliness level is satisfactory. There are CCTV cameras in-place. Loudspeakers are there all the way for public announcements. Public toilets are easily accessible.