Every year, thousands of Hindu devotees visit the holy cave temple of Mata Vaishno Devi which is 13.5 km from Katra (Jammu and Kashmir).
In 2018, the number of pilgrims visiting the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir was almost 85 lakh.
Moreover, the Vaishno Devi Shrine has been adjudged as the ‘Best Swachh Iconic place’ in the country in the ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ list released by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
Booking room at Vaishno Devi:
If you wish to book a budget-friendly accommodation at Vaishno Devi bhawan, then visit the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board website.
For the benefit of the pilgrims, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board provides clean, well maintained and very economical accommodation. This accommodation is available at Jammu (at Vaishnavi Dham and Saraswati Dham, Saraswati Dham and Kalika Dham near Railway Station), at Katra (at Niharika Yatri Niwas and Shakti Bhawan and Ashirwad Bhawan situated at the Bus stand) Katra.
Another 700 bedded accommodation, Trikuta Bhawan, Katra is available for the Yatries. This building is situated near the 2nd Yatra counter (YRC II), Katra. Accommodation for the Yatries is also available at Adkuwari, Sajichatt and at main Bhawan.
How to book room at Vaishno Devi bhawan through Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board:
- Log on to the official website, www.maavaishnodevi.org
- Under ‘online services tab, select booking room
- On the new page, read all details carefully and click on ‘I agree and accept all the above terms and conditions’
- On the next page, create user name and password
- Log in using your user name and password
- Click on room booking again and enter reservation date, room category
- Click on ‘check availability’
- Select the room and click on ‘Book Now’
- Enter all the required details like name, address, phone number, ID type and other details
- Click on submit
- Click on payment gateway and enter credit card number, CVV number (at back side of credit card) and expiry date.
- Booking receipt will be displayed on the screen
- Download it and take print out of the same.