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4 Days Vaishno Devi Amritsar Package

4 Days

Overview

Amritsar serves as the spiritual center of Sikhism and is home to the iconic Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple. Combining a visit to Vaishno Devi with Amritsar ensures your journey becomes truly memorable. Additionally, experiencing the evening retreat ceremony at the Wagah Border between India and Pakistan adds a profound sense of patriotism for visitors. This tour is especially appealing to tourists from various parts of India such as Mumbai, Surat, Chennai, New Delhi, Bhopal, Indore, Jaipur, Patna, Odisha, and Hyderabad. The highlight undoubtedly lies in witnessing the Wagah Border retreat ceremony, an event that resonates deeply with all who attend.

Highlights

  • Patriotic Spirit
  • Memorable Experiences
  • Historical Insights

Itinerary

Transfer from Jammu Airport or Railway Station to Katra (approximately 50 kilometers/1.5 hours drive). Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Stay overnight in Katra.

Dinner

Early in the morning, proceed to Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan, one of India’s most revered pilgrimage sites nestled in the Trikuta mountains near Katra. Located at an altitude of approximately 5200 feet, the journey to the Bhawan spans nearly 12 kilometers from Katra base camp known as Ban Ganga, or 2.5 kilometers from Sanji Chhat, the drop-off point for helicopter pilgrims.

To reach Ban Ganga or the Helipad, local auto rickshaws are available round the clock at very affordable rates. Additionally, during the pilgrimage (yatra), facilities such as battery cars, cable cars, ponies, palanquins (palkis), porters, and other means of assistance cater to senior citizens, children, and those with physical challenges.

After paying homage at the shrine, if time permits, visit Bhairo Temple before returning to Katra in the evening. Overnight accommodation will be arranged in Katra.

Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast in the early morning, embark on a journey to Amritsar (approximately 250 kilometers/4-5 hours), renowned as the spiritual center of Sikhism and housing the revered Shri Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple. Later in the day, visit the India-Pakistan Wagah border to witness the renowned retreat ceremony, held every evening just before sunset. Spend the night in Amritsar for an immersive experience.

Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast, begin your day by visiting the iconic Golden Temple, celebrated for its unique Sikh architecture. Situated at a level below the surrounding land and accessed through four gates, it holds deep spiritual significance.

Next, proceed to Jallianwala Bagh, located adjacent to the Golden Temple. This site houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to honor the victims of the tragic massacre that occurred on April 13, 1919, during the Punjabi New Year celebrations.

Continue your exploration with visits to the Durgiana Temple, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, and Sadda Pind. At Sadda Pind, immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Punjab through traditional performances, folk dances, local handicrafts, songs, stories, and authentic cuisine.

Conclude your tour by being dropped off at Amritsar Railway Station or Airport, carrying cherished memories of your journey through Punjab.

Breakfast

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4 Days Vaishno Devi Amritsar Package