On day 1 of your Patnitop and Vaishno Devi Tour arrive at Jammu, where our representative will meet you and transfer you to Katra, where your hotel is pre-booked by us. Check in and spend the day at leisure.You can spend time in your room, relaxing so that you are fresh and energetic when you start your holy journey to Maa Vaishno Bhawan on the succeeding day.nnOvernight at hotel.
This morning start your holy journey to the Bhawan, which is approx. 13 km from Katra. You can climb up there by walking or on a pony, in a palanquin or by a helicopter. The road to Bhawan has a steep slope, so decide the mode of commutation as per your convenience. You can hire a pony even after walking for some distance or at any time while your journey to Bhawan.On the way there are number of eateries, which serve pure vegetarian food. You can enjoy delicious meals from there. Many rest houses also line the road to Bhawan, so you can rest there whenever the need arisesOnce you reach the Bhawan, seek the blessings of Maa Vaishno Devi who is present in the form of three pindis, which are natural rock formations, believed to be Maa Saraswati on the left hand side of devotee, Maa Laxmi in the center and Maa Kali on the right hand side of the devotee. The holy pindis are seated inside the holy cave where people enter in ques.After the holy Darshan, take rest for some time and start your journey to Katra. On reaching Katra, on the same day, spend the night at your hotel.
Today after having your breakfast, check out from the hotel to leave for Patni Top, which is a hill station in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, situated at an elevation of 2024 meters and at a distance of approx. 86 km from Katra via NH 44. Once there check in the hotel booked in advance for you. After some time visit Kud, Madhatop, Sanasar etc. depending upon the availability of time. The scenery of Patni Top will captivate you, giving you a wide scope for photography and rejuvenation away from the hustle of life. Indulge in trekking at Patni Top, and you can even ski and there if you visit the place during winters when the peaks would be snow-covered. Retreat your eyes with the mesmerizing surrounding views of the Shivalik Range.nnOvernight at hotel.