The power of nature is a part of the divine power of the Gods and Goddesses and a person can find the gist of this power through a gateway called Jammu and Kashmir where after the admiration of the natural beauty, a visit to the Vaishno Devi Temple in Katra can make the life so much more fulfilling and meaningful thus, opening paths for spiritual upliftment of the spirit.
Here goes your Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival at Srinagar
Arrival at Srinagar Airport. Our representative will greet you at the Airport and brief you about the trip. Upon transfer to Hotel, check In. Stroll around the Srinagar local market in the evening. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 02: Local Sightseeing
After Breakfast, Full day excursion of world famous Mughal gardens, Nishat Bagh( the garden of pleasure) built by Asif Jha in 1636, Shalimar Bagh (abode of love) built by Jahangir for his beloved wife N00r Jahan in 1619 and Chashme Shahi built around a spring. Visit Shankracharya Temple from where you can enjoy the view of Srinagar from the top. Over night at hotel.
Day 3: Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar
After breakfast, proceed for a full day excursion to Gulmarg which is just 50 Kms from Srinagar. An uphill drive will take you to the Meadows of Gulmarg, the most famous destination in the Kashmir valley. Enjoy the Gondola ride till the Khilanmarg Point (not included in the package). The Gondola ride strongly depends on the weather conditions. In the evening drive back to Srinagar, for overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 4: Srinagar – Pahalgam
After Breakfast, take a journey to the picturesque valley around 100 kilometers South of Kashmir.In local language Pahalgam means ‘The Shepherd’s village’. This valley is renowned all over the world for its exotic forests, imposing snow peaks and pretty water streams. In Pahalgam you can visit Chandanwari and Betaab Valley, as well as take a trip of horse riding to Baisaran meadows. Overnight stay At Hotel.
Day 5: Local Sightseeing (Pahalgam)
After breakfast, explore the areas surrounding Pahalgam. Pahalgam in local language means ‘The Shepherd’s Village’. This valley is renowned all over the world for its exotic forests, pretty water streams and imposing snow peaks. In Pahalgam you can visit Betaab Valley and Chandanwari, as well as take a horse riding trip to Baisaran meadows. In the evening retire to the Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6: Pahalgam – Katra
After early Breakfast, start journey to Katra, the starting point for the Vaishno Devi Yatra. Visit Jawahar Tunnel (Entry to the Kashmir valley) and beautiful Patnitop along the way. Take a break at Peerah (30 Kms before Patnitop) for lunch. Don’t miss the delicious Rajmah Rice at the dhabas here. Overnight stay at Katra.
Day 7: Vaishno Devi Darshan
After early Breakfast, start your 13 Kms climb to the Vaishno Devi shrine. You can also book helicopter ride, but that should be in well advance. Return back from top at Night. Overnight stay at Katra.
Day 8: Katra – Jammu : Departure
After Breakfast, drop at Jammu Airport/Railway Station/Bus Stand for onward Journey.
- Meal Plan MAP. (Breakfast + Dinner)
- Accommodation in Hotels, Houseboats on Double Sharing Basis.
- Taxi all along the way.
- Any kind of personal expenses.
- Anything not mentioned in the “Inclusions” section.
Terms & Conditions
- Cancellation 30 days prior to the trip- 100% return.
- Cancellation 15 days prior to the trip- 50% return.
- Cancellation less than 15 days prior to the trip- No Refund.
- Cancellation policy in case of inclement weather :-
In case of rough weather, we (Adventure Singh) have the full discretion, whether to go ahead with the trip/expedition or not. In case of cancellation due to rough weather, we will provide you with an alternate trip. The dates and the cost of trip may vary. In such cases following will apply:-
a. Cost of alternate trip > Cost of booked trip: Customer has to pay extra difference in cost
b. Cost of alternate trip < Cost of booked trip: Customer will be paid back the extra difference in cost.
c. In case we (Adventure Singh) are unable to find a replacement for the trip, customer will get the full refund.
Things to carry:
- A pair of sports shoes
- 2 pair of woolen socks
- 2 pair of cotton socks
- 2 sweatshirts
- 1 Track pants
- A pair of Chapalls/Slippers
- Cold cream
- Sunscreen lotion(SPF-50 or higher)
- Tooth paste and tooth brush
- Liquid soap and shampoo sachets
- Water bottle/Sipper
- Rain coat
- Ruck sack bag
- Diamox(Acetazolamide) – Used as a prophylactic for acute mountain sickness and as an aid for acclimatization.
- Crocin Pain relief – Relief from pain/ache and fever.
- Brufen(400mg) – Relief from mild to severe body pain.
- Entroquinol – Relief from loose motion(Mild).
- Streptsils Lozenges – Chewable tablets for sore throat.
- Relispray – Ayurvedic spray for aches and sprains.
P.S-Take necessary instructions from your family doctor before taking any of the above mentioned tablets.