Jammu is the winter capital of state of Jammu and Kashmir, located on the banks of Tawi River. The city is built on a series of ridges. Jammu is well connected by rail, road, and flight network from all the major cities of India and considered gateway to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Tourism is the largest industry of whole state and Jammu itself is the major source of tourism revenue because of having countless tourism attractions. The city is often called as the City of Temples. It is also a starting point for the famous Vaishno Devi pilgrimage. Jammu city has lot to offer to visitors including like Raghunath Temple, Ranbireshwar Temple, Mubarak Mandi, Amar Mahal, Bahu Fort, and Purani Mandi. City is famous for offering day trips from Jammu. Here we are providing details for Vaishno Devi day trip from Jammu.
Same Day Vaishno Devi Trip
Go for Special Darshan. There is a cave inside where Maa Vaishno Devi is residing in the form of three pindies (idols) depicting Ma Sarswati, Ma Kali and Ma Laxmi. Post-darshan, trek back to the Sanjhi Chat Helipad to board Helicopter back to Katra.
Jammu One Day Trip
Bahu fort is the oldest Fort stands on rock facing towards the left bank of the river Tawi. It is 5 km away from Jammu city. It is surrounded by beautiful terraced garden popularly known as Bagh-e-Bahu. It is said to have been built by Raja Bahulochan over 3,000 years ago. It had been later improved by Dogra rulers.
Jammu Katra Patni Top Trip
Patnitop, a beautiful hill station situated at an altitude of 2024 m, across which the Jammu-Srinagar highway passes. Patnitop offers beautiful picnic spots, peaceful walks and breathtaking views of the valley of the Chenab basin and the Pir Panjal range beyond.