Katra to Vaishno Devi by Walk with Support

Katra to Vaishno Devi by Walk, Charges and Trekking Route with Support for Elders and Children.

Dress Code: Any decent outfit allowed.

Katra to Vaishno Devi Bhavan By Walk Time: 3 hours to 3 hours 30 mins

Katra to Vaishno Devi by a walk with support

Katra to Vaishno Devi By Battery Car

Battery Car Adult Pilgrim 
Katra to Bhawan Rs. 340 /- 
Bhawan to Katra Rs. 240 /- 
Katra to Bhawan and Back Rs. 680 /- 

Katra to Vaishno Devi by Pony

Ponies Adult Pilgrim Adult + child (3-6 years) 
Katra to Bhawan Rs. 700 /- Rs. 800 /- 
Katra to Ardhkuwari Rs. 380 /- Rs. 430 /- 
Ardhkuwari to Bhawan Rs. 380 /- Rs. 430 /- 
Katra to Sanji Chhatt Rs. 600 /- Rs. 675 /- 
Bhawan to Katra via Bhairo Rs. 850 /- Rs. 900 /- 
Bhawan to Sanji Chhat Rs. 275 /- Rs. 300 /- 
Bhawan to Bhairo Rs. 275 /- Rs. 300 /- 
Bhawan to Ardhkuwari via Bhairo Rs. 425 /- Rs. 475 /- 

Katra to Vaishno Devi By Pithoos

Pithoos Luggage upto 25 Kgs or Children upto 6 years of Age 
Katra to Bhawan and Back Rs. 700 /- 
Katra to Bhawan Rs. 350 /- 
Bhawan to Katra via Bhairo Rs. 400 /- 

Katra to Vaishno Devi By Palkis (Palanquins)

Palanquins Katra to Bhawan and back Katra to Bhawan & Back via Bhairon Sanji Chhatt Helipad to Bhawan 
For a Pilgrim upto 100 Kg weight (4 Carriers) Rs. 4000 /- Rs. 4500 /- Rs. 1250 /- 
For a Pilgrim above 100 Kg weight (6 Carriers) Rs. 4500 /- Rs. 5000 /- Rs. 1400 /- 

These all services are providing by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) to all pilgrims. The above-mentioned charges can be revised without prior intimation. We have provided for Yatra planning

The Pony, Porter, and Palanquin services are managed by the locals under a municipal committee. These all authorization takes care of every year and their renewal also. Pilgrim are advised to carefully scan the identity card and handover the same only after satisfactorily reaching the destination. One must avoid extra paying over and above the fixed rates. One can offer them food, refreshment, etc., it is a choice not mandatory. Hiring Ponies, Porters (Pithos), and Palanquins (Palkis) is far easier at starting point rather than in the middle of the track. 

How to Reach 

  1. By Airport: Jammu Airport at 34 KM. 
  2. By Railways: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Railway Station at 2 KM. 
  3. By Roads: State Road Transport Corporations, as well as private operators, connect Jammu with Important cities and towns of North India.