Go Back   Team-BHP > Buckle Up > Travelogues > Route / Travel Queries

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 19th December 2008, 21:43   #16
Senior - BHPian
ashthedivx's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Delhi
Posts: 1,351
Thanked: 22 Times

As other pointed as well, from Delhi the route isn't very difficult NH1 is one of the nicest road around Delhi.


In Katra you can book the JKTDC Yatri Niwas which are pretty comfortable and adorable, it be booked online as well over here Untitled Document. Book in advance to avoid any issue when you reach katra. You may also book a cottage room up-hill near to vaishno devi mandir.

After arriving at Katra, do remember to pick up yatra slip from local travel office, near to bus stand which will be required up before the mandir. Ask anyone where can you get the "Yatra Slip" if you got confused anyhow. Katra - Vaishno Devi Mandir - Katra will normally take 12-13 hours to complete the journey comfortably. Being decemebr you wish to see the snow will fullfilled at Vaishno Devi Mandir only

From Katra you can visit Patnitop which is around 1-1.5 hr drive from katra. Another place to enjoy snow, but i would suggest to pre-book hotel before arrving.

Last but not the least, Jai Mata Di
ashthedivx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19th December 2008, 22:12   #17
breezydrive's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: NOIDA
Posts: 707
Thanked: 59 Times

I'll suggest you an alternative to Patnitop;
you can have darshan at Kangra devi, Chamunda devi, Jwala ji, Chintpurni devi on your way back to Delhi.
Day 3 - Katra - Jammu - Pathankot - 150 km (3- 3/12 hrs)
Pathankot - Nurpur - Kangra - 78 km (2 Hrs)
Kangra - Dharmsala/ Palampur - 18/30 km (30/45 min.)
Stay at HPTDC hotels at Dharmsala/ Palampur after visting Kangra Devi, Chamunda Or stay in YOL camp area/ visit Chinmaya ashram in Tapovan Or HPTDC hotel at Jwala ji

Day 4 - Dharmsala/ Palampur - Kangra - Jwala ji - Una- Ropar - Ambala- Delhi - 475-490km - Normally 9-10 hours drive, but start ealy & reach delhi late night as you'll end up spending about 14-15 hours includings visits to the temples & various stoppages. Roads are good in this area.
PM me for any other info!
breezydrive is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10th September 2013, 00:57   #18
shaheenazk's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: dehradun
Posts: 28
Thanked: 0 Times
Default Re: Planning Delhi-Vaishno Devi. Please Suggest route Other destinations

Originally Posted by deky View Post

Just a suggestion- Before entering the J&K border there is a very nice resort by the canal(forgot the name) stop there for a meal, you and ur wife will love it
It must be Coral River Resort. Whats special there?
shaheenazk is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Memoirs of Maa Vaishno Devi Trip bluevolt Travelogues 11 21st September 2016 21:46
Trip to Holy Shrine of Maa Vaishno Devi : Need tips and suggestions! bluevolt Route / Travel Queries 20 9th May 2016 20:42
Vaishno Devi trip mentos Route / Travel Queries 6 8th July 2010 00:37
1300 Kms drive - 2.5 days - trip to holy shrine of Vaishno Devi harishnayak Travelogues 94 5th June 2010 20:32
Delhi-->Amritsar-->Vaishno Devi-->Delhi racingmachine Route / Travel Queries 21 13th April 2010 09:54

All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 03:14.

Copyright 2000 - 2016, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks