Best Guide To Follow Before Planning Vaishno Devi Yatra By Helicopter

One of the most popular pilgrimage sites in India lies among the mountains and clouds. The holy shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi is located at Trikuta Mountains in Jammu and Kashmir. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi shrine is the most popular and widely visited Hindu temple and this pilgrimage is considered the holiest destination among all 108 Shakti Peethas in India. Make your next pilgrim destination to Vaishno Devi and visit this famous place, but there are some key points you should keep in mind before booking the tour.

When you want to plan Vaishno Devi Yatra by Helicopter

Vaishno Devi is located in a holy cave within the folds of a mountain with three peaks of Trikuta. It is believed to be the place of the goddess and Mata Ji is the embodiment of Goddess Durga. The holy cave is located at an altitude of 5200 feet above sea level. In the cave, you can identify naturally formed rocks that are known as Pindis and are believed to be the manifestation of three Goddesses namely Maha Lakshmi, Maha Saraswati, and Maha Kali. More than 50 lakh people have visited the Vaishno Devi temple every year, and it has given a boost to Kashmir tourism. If you are planning a Vaishno Devi yatra package with a helicopter tour to this holy place, then you have to reach Katra to visit the holy shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi which is to be found 50 km from Jammu. Katra gives out the base camp and is well-connected with the rest of the country. 

Things to do before starting your journey

The registration of Yatra is compulsory, that is free of cost. You can right to use the registration counter at the primary market in Katra otherwise, book in advance from the official website of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board. Collect the Yatra Parchi from that registration counter and bring a printout of the Yatra access slip.

The helicopter service is available from Katra to Sanjichhat, where the shrine is just 2.5 km. This can be booked online from the official website, for better amendment you can book your tickets in advance for a well-known and trusted tour site. On arrival at Katra, you can directly take a move to Helipad and board a chopper that will drop you at Sanjichhat. From that place, you need to follow a short walk to the entry of the temple. Some tour companies provide accommodation, food, and other requirements in Katra according to your budget and needs. They also schedule return helicopter tickets in advance from Katra Helipad to Sanjichat. After reaching Bhawan, you can take a holy bath at the bathing ghat before heading towards Darshan. 

While planned to Vaishno Devi yatra package with a helicopter, It is advisable to carry heavy woolen clothes all through the winter season and light woolens in summers. You must bring comfortable shoes for the Yatra. The best thing is that you will get Information centers, refreshment booths, and public utilities throughout the route. Medical stores, banks, and ATMs are also available at the Bhawan for the convenience of travelers. Carry required documents, tickets, and sufficient cash during the Yatra and enjoy the charming adventure place.

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