Pilgrimage Tour - Bhaderwah

Itinerary No:Itinerary No: JMU-3

6 Nights 7 Days

Katra-Baderwah-Patnitop-Jammu

Jammu is famous for its rich tradition of culture, lovely scenery, mediaeval temples, and lively local markets. Jammu, popularly referred to as the "City of Temples," has a unique combination of scenic beauty, spirituality, and cultural significance. It is located in the Himalayan foothills providing amazing panoramas of the mountain ranges and valleys. Jammu is also famous for its Rajma- Chawal, Khatta Ambal, a tangy and spicy pumpkin preparation, Kyur, a sumptuous food item with a wide cultural significance, Auriya, a typical preparation of fermented mustard and curd, Kalari, a cherished indigenous snack is made up of cheese and many such delicacies which are unheard of anywhere in India. You can enjoy these delicacies at various places in Jammu. Vaishno Devi being a renowned Hindu religious site in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir's Trikuta Mountain Ranges is one of India's most popular and beloved pilgrimage destinations. Patni-top is renowned for its outstanding scenic beauty, peaceful surroundings, and pleasant environment, which make it an attractive summer getaway for both domestic and foreign tourists. The area welcomes guests with possibilities for relaxation and outdoor activities, providing a calm respite from the hustle and bustle of city life. Ragunath Temple, Amar Mahal, Jambu Zoo, Tirupathi Balaji Temple, Bagh-e-Bahu, Mubarak Mandi, Akhnoor Forts are some of the other places that can be visited when coming in Jammu.

Day01: Jammu-Katra (One way 54 Kms, Approx. 02 hours by Road)

  • Arrive at Jammu airport / Railway station and transfer to the Katra.
  • Check in at Katra Hotel.
  • Overnight stay and dinner at Hotel Katra.

Pilgrimage Tour - Bhaderwah Itinerary No: JMU-3 6 Nights 7 Days Katra-Baderwah-Patnitop-Jammu Jammu is famous for its rich tradition of culture, lovely scenery, mediaeval temples, and lively local markets. Jammu, popularly referred to as the "City of Temples," has a unique combination of scenic beauty, spirituality, and cultural significance. It is located in the Himalayan foothills providing amazing panoramas of the mountain ranges and valleys. Jammu is also famous for its Rajma- Chawal, Khatta Ambal, a tangy and spicy pumpkin preparation, Kyur, a sumptuous food item with a wide cultural significance, Auriya, a typical preparation of fermented mustard and curd, Kalari, a cherished indigenous snack is made up of cheese and many such delicacies which are unheard of anywhere in India. You can enjoy these delicacies at various places in Jammu. Vaishno Devi being a renowned Hindu religious site in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir's Trikuta Mountain Ranges is one of India's most popular and beloved pilgrimage destinations. Patni-top is renowned for its outstanding scenic beauty, peaceful surroundings, and pleasant environment, which make it an attractive summer getaway for both domestic and foreign tourists. The area welcomes guests with possibilities for relaxation and outdoor activities, providing a calm respite from the hustle and bustle of city life. Ragunath Temple, Amar Mahal, Jambu Zoo, Tirupathi Balaji Temple, Bagh-e-Bahu, Mubarak Mandi, Akhnoor Forts are some of the other places that can be visited when coming in Jammu. Day01: Jammu-Katra (One way 54 Kms, Approx. 02 hours by Road) Arrive at Jammu airport / Railway station and transfer to the Katra. Check in at Katra Hotel. Overnight stay and dinner at Hotel Katra. Day 02: Katra (Vaishno Devi Darshans)?

Please be advised that on the day of Darshans we will not provide vehicles and guests have to coordinate with hotel reception for Banganga / Helipad pick up and drop. The hotel may or may not apply charges for Banganga pick up and drop as per policy.

Assuring the finest services in hospitality at all possible times

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Register and Procure RFID Card. Drop to the Banganga and start your Yatra for Vaishno Devi Darshans (Please be advised that Bhavan is around 13 Km?s from Katra Town and you can hire Ponies, Palkis or can cover the distance by Foot).

  • Return to Katra and overnight at Hotel.
  • Overnight stay and dinner at Hotel in Katra.
  • Please note that RFID Cards are available at Shrine Board's Yatra Slip counter at Katra.

    Important Instruction ? Kindly keep tab, laptop, Video camera, handy camera and any licensed weapon in your hotel room as due to security reasons these things are not permitted during Yatra

Day 03: Katra - Bhaderwah(One way 165 Kms, Approx. 05 hours by Road)

  • After breakfast checkout from the Hotel & transferred to Bhaderwah.
  • Description about Bhaderwah:- Bhaderwah is a beautiful valley situated in Doda district of Jammu. Bhaderwah is a beautiful valley situated at a distance of 205 km from Jammu to its North at a height of 5000 ft. above the sea level. Because of its scenic beauty it is called "Mini Kashmir". Reach and enjoy the splendid view of lush green meadows surrounded by rich green mountains from your hut.

  • Check in at the home stay.
  • Overnight stay in Bhaderwah.

Day04: Bhaderwah (In winters the access to tourist places gets restricted due to snowfall)

  • Morning after breakfast, proceed for Khilani top and Padri meadows.
  • Padri Pass at a height of 9500 feet is a link to Chamba in Himachal Pradesh.
  • Attend Chandi Mata Mandir Aarti in Bhaderwah. Return back to the homestay.
  • Overnight stay in Bhaderwah.

Day 05: Baderwah ? Patnitop (One way 95 Kms, Approx. 03 hours by Road)

  • After breakfast checkout from the Hotel and transfer to Patnitop.
  • Transfer to Sudhmahadev temple and Mantalai.
  • Sudhmahadev Description:Sudh Mahadev is a highly revered temple in Jammu region. Believed to have been constructed more than a thousand years ago, this temple is situated in Chanhani town, which is located near Patnitop. It is one of the major attractions in the Patnitop region. The temple houses a Trident (Trishul), natural black marble Lingam and a mace. There is also a holy spring called Pap Nashni Bowli near the temple that holds the reputation of cleansing the sins of anyone who bathes under it.

    Patnitop Description:Enveloped by thickly wooded Cedar/ Deodar forests, Patnitop offers beautiful picnic spots, peaceful walks and breathtaking views of the mountain scape of the Chenab basin. It is the closest winter resort to Jammu and Udhampur and is second to none in its natural charm, climate, pine forests and lush green cover. This famous hill resort is perched on a beautiful plateau, at an altitude of 2024 m across which the Jammu-Srinagar Highway passes. Visit Nag Mandir devoted to Serpent God.

    Optional Activities/Skyview Patnitop Ropeway: Built with the latest technology, the Skyview Patnitop ropeway is one of the highest (ground clearance) CEN (European) Standard certified ropeways in Asia with one of the longest spans between its towers. These spacious avant-garde gondolas are custom-crafted for an all year round experience. Soaring over the treetops, this ropeway ride will leave you in awe of the enthralling landscape and a captivating bird?s eye view of this scenic destination.

  • The other activities include zip line, tubing sledge, magic carpet. (https://skyviewpatnitop.com/)
  • Check in at the Hotel in Patnitop.
  • Dinner & Overnight at Patnitop Hotel.

Day 06: Patnitop ? Jammu (One way 115 Kms, Approx. 03 ? 3.30 hours by Road)

  • After breakfast checkout from the hotel & transferred to Jammu.
  • Visit Bawe temple, Bagh e Bahu, Fish aquarium and Maharaja Hari Singh Park.
  • About Bawe Temple:The Bahu Fort is located in Jammu city in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The fort, said to be built by an earlier ruler, was refurbished during the Dogra Empire by Raja Gulab Singh in the 18th century. The fort is a religious place, and within its precincts has a temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali, the presiding deity of Jammu. The temple is known locally as the "Bawe Wali Mata temple".

    About Bagh-e-Bahu:Bagh-e-Bahu is a famous terraced garden built around the Bahu Fort in the city of Jammu. This picturesque garden is characterized by sparkling waterfalls, sprawling lawns, artificial lake, attractive flower beds, appealing fountains and trees. It is situated 5 km away from Jammu city centre on the left bank of Tawi River.

    About Fish Aquarium:The Fish Aquarium Bagh e Bahu on the hill top is the largest underground aquarium in the country and hosts an impressive collection of fish. At the site, there is a public gallery, museum, laboratory and multimedia centre for aquatic awareness. The entrance and exit of the aquatic gallery is designed in the shape of the mouth of a fish.

    About Hari Singh Park: Maharaja Hari Singh Park is a newly inaugurated park on the banks of River Tawi. The park has a giant sculpture of Maharaja Hari Singh, a library and a restaurant to enjoy there.

    Bagh-e-Bahu (Musical Fountain and Light and Sound Shows): A popular tourist attraction in Jammu, Bagh-E-Bahu host to colorful dancing fountains as well as light and sound shows. The first of its kind in the region, the initiative aims to spotlight the culture and heritage of Jammu.Situated on the banks of the Tawi River, right next door to the popular Bahu Fort, Bagh-e-Bahu has serene, lush lawns and stunning blooming flowers. Visitors to the region often head to this spot and to make their itineraries a lot more entertaining.The new attractions at Bagh-e-Bahu are powered by the latest Technologies.

    This is the first of its kind in Jammu which showcases the cultural heritage of the region and further enhances its tourism industry. The attractions are a unique blend of traditional and modern and a

Day 07 :Jammu(Departure)

  • After breakfast keep your luggage ready for checkout.
  • Transfer to the Railway station/airport and depart with Fond memories.

Inclusions :-

  • 06 nights / 07 days stay in above-mentioned properties.
  • Transportation as mentioned above
  • Breakfasts & Dinner at the Hotel.
  • Accommodation and Transportation as per itinerary.
  • Toll, parking, Driver bhatta & taxes.
  • Transportation as mentioned above.
  • Accommodation and Transportation as per itinerary.

Cost Excludes :-

  • Room service, Telephone calls and Laundry.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicles, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees & Guide charges.
  • Any cost arising due to Force Majeure circumstances, natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, Terrorist activities, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
  • Any portage at hotels, tips, insurance, wine mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.
  • Any changes / Cancellations / Expenses borne due to delay in Flights / Trains / Buses.
  • Any service not specified in inclusions.

Important Instructions: -

  • All passengers have to report 02 hrs prior to the departure due to security checking at the airport.
  • No hand baggage will be allowed to be carried inside the aircraft due to security reasons. Only Jewellery and laptops will be allowed for cabin baggage.
  • We reserve the right to re-arrange itinerary to suit hotel availability without changing the total number of days in each destination and without compromising any services.
  • The vehicle is available at trip wise not on disposal subject to municipal limits. Clients are requested to follow the timings in the program. In case any services are missed due to delay in departure, the operator will not be responsible for any refunds.
  • Hotels mentioned above are subject to availability at the time of booking otherwise an alternative will be provided.
  • Due to security reasons prepaid numbers are not working in Jammu and Kashmir while as postpaid are working in the entire Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Any dispute relating to or arising out of all or any one of the above stated terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive Jurisdiction of Courts at Jammu.

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Vaishno Devi & Patnitop
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