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religion and spirituality hinduism

How long does it take to walk from Katra to Vaishno Devi?

Last Updated: 10th March, 2020

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The 12 km climb from Katra to Vaishno Deviis on a well-paved road. If you're running short of timeor unable to do the climb, there are regularhelicopter flights from Katra to Sanjhhi Chhat, followed bya 2.5 km walk.

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Also, how long it takes from Katra to Vaishno Devi?

5 to 8 hours

Beside above, which time is best for Vaishno Devi? Peak Season Vaishno Devi is open for pilgrims throughout theyear, but the best time to undertake the journey is betweenthe months of March and October. A lot of pilgrims visit VaishnoDevi between these months as the weather is cool and pleasant,but maximum visitors plan their trip during theNavratras.

Similarly, it is asked, what is the distance from Katra to Vaishno Devi?

Vaishno Devi Temple[edit] It is on a mountain and a climb of about 14 km has tobe undertaken to reach it. While most devotees prefer to walk bothways, many of them ride a pony for part of or entire journey. Thereare Palkis available for the elderly.

How many steps are there in Vaishno Devi?

740 steps

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What is the taxi fare from Jammu to Katra?

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