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