Holy Voyage to Vaishno Devi from Historic Delhi
- Itinerary Detail
|1||Delhi||India Gate, in the heart of the city.
Red Fort built of red sandstone is the of great importance in present day - republic day parades initiate from here.
Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques which can accommodate uo to 25,000 devotees.
Lakshmi Narayan temple inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi is open to people from diverse religious backgrounds.
Qutub Minar is the tallest minaret in the world.
|2||Delhi-Jammu-Katra||Katra, small town in Jammu and Kashmir|
|3||Helicopter ride from Katra to the shrine||Vaishno Devi is one of the most auspicious places of Hindu pilgrimage.|
Duration : 03 Nights / 04 Days
Destination : Delhi - Jammu - Katra - Jammu - Delhi
This package takes tourists to explore Delhi destinations which find a mention in Indian history. For those who are willing to avail a helicopter to reach Vaishno Devi, from Katra instead of walking uphill, this is your chance to make it.
Day 1 Arrival Delhi in morning
On your arrival to Delhi airport ,our representative will welcome and guide you to the respective hotel.
You can choose between shopping or half a day city excursion.
Visit Jama Masjid, which is the largest mosque in India, built by Emperor Shah Jahan. Enjoy a walk in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi. Drive past Red Fort, Rashtrapati Bhavan , India Gate. Visit Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi that marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Later visit Humayun’s Tomb, commissioned by Humayun’s wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562. It was the first garden tomb built in the Indian sub-continent where the Persian architect used red sandstone on a large scale.
Later in afternoon , return to your hotel and relax. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 2 Delhi-Jammu (by flight: 6E554- 0800/0915hrs) & drive to Katra (1.5hr drive approx.)
Take a morning flight to Jammu; upon arrival Jammu in morning you will drive to Katra; check in at a hotel on arrival and then relax at hotel. Overnight in Katra.
Day 3 Katra - same day visit to shrine by helicopter
In afternoon drive to Jammu (1.5hr drive) & night train to Delhi
After breakfast you will take a helicopter to Sanji Chhat (it takes 10-12min. to reach) at around 0830hrs; upon arrival Sanji Chhat you will walk up to the shrine (approx. 2kms trek downhill). Thereafter you will have a darshan of auspicious Vaishno Devi shrine . Guest need to stand in queue at the main entrance of Vaishno Devi shrine to have a darshan of Mata ji. After darshan you will be back to helipad at around 1300hrs (the visitors of same day helicopter services are given maximum of 4 hrs to come back to helipad); upon arrival Katra you will check in at a hotel and then enjoy lunch.
Later in afternoon check out of the hotel and drive to Jammu; on arrival Jammu you will visit Bahu Fort and Raghunath Temple. In evening at around 1940hrs drop at Jammu railway station and board night train to Delhi.
Overnight in train
Day 4 August 10, 2013 Arrival Delhi in morning and then tour ends
Early morning at around 0500hrs you will arrive New Delhi railway station; henceforth your journey ends and we wish you safe, happy journey back to your home.