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Is ropeway available at Vaishno Devi?

Last Updated: 18th January, 2020

Good news for devotees visiting Vaishno Devi,from Sunday 24, a ropeway has been opened for the devoteestraversing across Vaishno Devi Bhawan and Bhairo Mandir. Thenewly opened up ropeway will reduce the travel time from 3hours to 5 minutes.

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Also question is, is ropeway available in Vaishno Devi?

Vaishno Devi Ropeway To Cover 1 Hour Journey in 5Minutes and 100 Rupees. Bhairon Nath Mandir, which is located abouta couple of kilometres from the Vaishno Devi temple has beenknown to be a tough trek. The ropeway can carry 800 peopleevery hour and will be operational one way only.

Also Know, what is the price of helicopter for Vaishno Devi? Vaishno Devi Helicopter Price When you book through the official site,helicopter tickets are priced at INR 1005 per person perside from Katra to Sanjhichhat.

Beside above, how far is Vaishno Devi from Katra?


How long does it take from Vaishno Devi to Katra by horse?

a) Jammu Station to Katra by car or bus will beabout 1.5 to 2 hours. There is no motorized travel fromKatra to Ardhakuari. Take pony or walk - timetaken depends.

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Are mobiles allowed in Vaishno Devi?

To facilitate an easier and more convenient darshan, theVaishno Devi Shrine Board has a cloak room where pilgrimscan leave their leather goods, cameras and mobile phones,all of which aren't allowed in the temple. Aside from thecloak room, there are dharamshalas where you can also wait for yourgroup number.

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Is there any VIP darshan in Vaishno Devi?

VIP pass or special pooja facilities can be availby advance booking at Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine boardwebsite. Its not a big deal to get special darshan inMata Vaishno Devi Bhawan. You can have it bysome INR 1000/- donation at the counter.

Alethia Verhoven


What is the fare of helicopter from Katra to Vaishno Devi?

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, the ChiefExecutive Officer (CEO) SMVDSB stated that after pursuing anentirely transparent bidding process the one-way passengerfare for Helicopter travel between Katra andSanjichhat will be Rs. 1077/- (inclusive of taxes) as against theprevious fare of Rs. 1170/- per passenger

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How long is the walk to Vaishno Devi?

The 12 km climb from Katra to Vaishno Devi is ona well-paved road. If you're running short of time or unable to dothe climb, there are regular helicopter flights from Katra toSanjhhi Chhat, followed by a 2.5 km walk. These can bebooked from the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board's officialwebsite.

Erundina Pattinson


When Vaishno Devi old cave is open?

Official sources said that old cave of MataVaishno Devi would be open from Monday (January 14)evening or from Tuesday (January 15). Shri Mata Vaishno DeviShrine Board (SMVDSB) has decided to open the traditionalcave of the shrine from January 15 for thepilgrims.

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What is best time to visit 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.

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Has ropeway service started in Vaishno Devi?

The passenger ropeway project at the VaishnoDevi shrine is likely to start on October 10.With the start of the ropeway, pilgrims will be ableto pay obeisance at Bhaironji Temple, which is difficult tovisit, particularly for the elderly and specially abledpilgrims.

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At what height is Vaishno Devi?

Mata Vaishno Devi's shrine is situated at aheight of 5,200 feet above sea level and lies in the TrikutaMountains. Vaishno Devi's shrine is 61 kilometres north ofJammu. The holy cave is approximately 30 metres long and 1.7 metresin height.

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How far is Vaishno Devi temple from helipad?

Presently, there are two private companies operatingfrom Katra to Sanjichat, two kilometers from Bhawan. The newhelipad is located at a distance of about onekilometer from the temple. About 800 to 1000 Mata VaishnoDevi pilgrims fly from the temple and back in twoprivate helicopters daily.

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How can I go to Bhawan from Katra?

The temple or Bhawan is 13.5 km fromKatra, and devotees who go there to seek blessinghave to trek, or take ponies or palkhis, but the easiest and thefastest way to reach there is via helicopters. You can optfor helicopter services up to Sanjichhat, which is 9.5 km fromKatra.

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How can I reach Katra?

No direct flights or trains or buses are availablebetween Jammu to Katra.The convenient, fastest and cheapestway to reach from Jammu to Katra is to take a taxifrom Jammu to Katra.

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How far is Bhawan from Sanjichhat?

Bhawan is at a distance of 2.5 kms fromSanjichat Helipad. It is a 30 to 40 minutes walk. Palkies, poniesand porter facilities are available atSanjichhat.

Inasse Makula


How far is Gauri Bhawan from main Bhawan?

Vaishnavi Bhawan is around 1 and a half km fromBhawan.

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How can I reach Vaishno Devi from Jammu airport?

Travel options
Located at a distance of 50 kilometres, the Jammuairport is the nearest to Katra. Jammu is well-connectedwith major airports in India. It's easy to get a cab fromthe Jammu airport to Katra as regular taxi and cab servicesare available.

Nicuta Ingenhorst


Is Yatra Parchi required for helicopter?

Now, Yatra registration slip (parchi) ismandatory to purchase the current Vaishno Devihelicopter tickets at the counter. DO NOT purchase suchtickets as it is not allowed officially.

Chadia Goddertz


What is the taxi fare from Jammu to Katra?

Jammu to Katra Taxi Fare
Taxi Type Taxi Fare Per Day
AC Economy (Indica) Starts from ₹ 3,833
AC Sedan (Etios) Starts from ₹ 3,833
AC Minivan (Innova) Starts from ₹ 4,515

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Is there ropeway from Katra to Vaishno Devi?

Highlights of Vaishno Devi Ropeway
The newly opened ropeway would reducethe time taken to reach Bhairo Valley from VaishnoDevi Bhawan to 5 minutes from 3 hours. The ropewayinaugurated by the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir,Satyapal Malik would cost devotees INR 100 perperson.