From all over an India there are number of facilities available to reach at Vaishno Devi. People can arrive here via air, road, and by train. The tourist should reach at katra base camp. The journey upto mata bhawan would start’s from base camp katra. Yatri should not be allow to trek further without taking a ticket. It is mandatory and every yatri should carry a ticket with him or her.
Jammu bus stand is the biggest bus stand in Jammu & Kashmir which provide bus service for whole Jammu & Kashmir region. They provide bus service for many different destinations. Also many bus service’s are provided for katra. Yatri should take a bus ticket from bus stand itself Or they can hire a private taxi Or cab. The distance from bus stand to katra is approx. 50km.
Yatri can reach upto Jammu Airport via Jet Airways from New Delhi. The flight schedule would be starts after approx. 80min. After reaching Jammu Airport yatri’s can board a cab Or metador to arrive at Jammu Bus Stand to board a bus for Katra.
Yatri’s can board a train from New Delhi railway station Or from Jammu railway station upto katra railway station. The train will cover a distance upto katra railway station.
Registration is one of the most important part before beginning of yatra to holy shrine. The first step that each yatri or devotee should have to perform is registration. The registration process is simple, comfortable & fully automated. Yatri must first get the yatra slip or ticket from Yatra Reservation Counter (YRC). The registration process is absolutely free. Yatri should proceed to YRC for yatra slip before starting of yatra to bhawan. Any yatri found without yatra slip, would be consider for some legal action and won’t be allowed to go back.