Details of Devi Darshan Pilgrimage Tour
Route : Delhi - Jammu - Katra - Vaishno Devi - Ardhakuwari - Dharamsala - Naina Devi - Delhi
Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Nau Devi Darshan tour to seek blessings at Vaishno Devi Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple, Kangra Devi Temple, Bhagsunag Temple, Jawalaji Temple, Chintpurni Devi Temple and Naina Devi Temple
Day 1: Delhi to Jammu
Pick up from Delhi and transfer to Delhi Railway Station for overnight train to Jammu.
Day 2: Jammu to Katra
Arrive early in Jammu and drive 35kms to Katra. Katra is a small town in Reasi district of the Jammu and Kashmir state and is set in the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains. Check into hotel and have the afternoon free to explore this beautiful town.
Day 3: Katra to Ardhakuwari
Trek for 15km among the picturesque mountains to reach Vaishno Devi Temple (1700m) where the Hindu Goddess shrine is located. A popular shrine where many pilgrams come to pray. Stay overnight in the mountain village of Ardhakuwari.
Day 4: Ardhakuwari to Dharamsala
Enjoy the scenic trek back to Katra before driving to Dharamsala, home of His Holiness Dalai Lama. Stay in Dharamsala for 3 nights.
Day 5: Dharamsala Siteseeing
Site seeing in Dharamsala visiting Tsuglagkhang Temple (H.H. Dalai Lama’s temple) before visiting the most famous and exquisite temples in Kangra: the Chamunda Devi Temple and Kangra Devi Temple.
Day 6: Dharamsala Siteseeing
Visit Bhagsunag Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and Bhagsu waterfall. The afternoon is free to wander through the colourful markets or enjoy some chai in one of the local cafes.
Day 7: Dharamsala to Naina Devi
Drive to Jawalaji Temple, a typical Jwala Ji shrine where a flame burns continuously inside the central pit. We also visit Chintpurni Devi Temple which is one of the major Shaki Peethas (place of worship devoted to the goddess). Overnight stay at Naina Devi, a small town overlooking Gobind Sagar Lake.
Day 8: Naina Devi to Delhi
Visit Naina Devi Temple and learn about the mythological stories about how the temple was created. We then drive 7 hours back to Delhi.