Amritsar with 5 Devi Darshan Yatra Tour
- Tour Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
- Travel Destinations: Amritsar - Katra - ChamundaJi - KangraJi - Jawalaji - Chintpurniji - Amritsar by Private car
Day 01: Amritsar
Arrive Amritsar Railway Station transfer to the hotel, Check-in the Hotel, afternoon visit Indo-Pak Wagah Border to watch Flag Retreat Ceremony- Wagah, an army outpost on Indo-Pak border 30 Kms from Amritsar where the daily highlight is the evening "Beating the Retreat"
Ceremony. Soldiers from both countries march in perfect drill, going through the steps of bringing down their respective national flags. As the sun goes down, nationalistic fervour rises and lights are switched on marking the end of the day amidst thunderous applause. Later in evening free for shopping etc.Overnight at Amritsar Hotel.
Day 02: Amritsar
After breakfast at hotel, Start your city tour with the blessings of Sri Harmandir Sahib, is named after Hari (God) the temple of God, also known as the Golden Temple in Amritsar is the holiest shrine of the Sikh religion. Then visit Jallianwala Bagh which is a memorial to the countless numbers of innocent Indians which were massacred by General Dyer in 13 April 1919 which happened to be 'Baisakhi', one of Punjab's largest religious festivals. Visit Mata Laldevi Temple, Mata LalDeviMandir in Amritsar is an attraction of the history of Amritsar, India. A grand old pious lady developed this Hindu temple situated at Rani kaBagh, on the lines of holy shrine of Mata VaishnoDevi at Katra (Jammu). You can also do the shopping in Amritsar Market Katrajaimal Singh, Lawrence Road. Return to Hotel, Overnight stay at hotel in Amritsar
Day 03 : Amritsar - Katra
After Breakfast, Drive to Katra "VaishnoDevi" as it is popularly known is a small town in district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir situated in the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, where the holy shrine of Vaishno Devi is located. On arrival at Katra, check into the hotel & relax. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight at Katra Hotel.
Day 04: Katra
After Breakfast, Start your Holy Journey to Mata VaisnodeviDarshan. Mata VaishnoDevi temple is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Shakti and is the second most visited religious shrine in India after Tirupati Balaji Temple. Trek to Mata VaishnoDevi shrine (14 km), ponies can also be arranged by self (at your own cost) for the trek, return back to Katra late in evening/night. Overnight at Katra Hotel.
Day 05: ChamundaDevi, KangraJi, JawalaJi
After breakfast visit CHAMUNDA DEVI , also known as Chamundi and Charchika,is a fearsome aspect of Devi, the Divine Mother and one of the seven Matrikas (mother goddesses). The name is a combination of Chanda and Munda, two monsters whom Chamunda killed. Here Lord shiva is present in the form of death, destruction & dead bodies along with DeviChamunda. In the temple the devotees can see scenes from the DeviMahatmya, Ramayan and Mahabharata. On either side of the Devi's image is Hanuman and Bhairo. Then visit BRAJESHWAR temples in KANGRA This temple is dedicated to Sui Mata, the local princess of Chamba who sacrifice her life for the people of her kingdom.Colourful paintings on the temple wall depicts the story of SuiMata. The style which makes the temple different from others is the shikara style and in top there is a wooden amalaka. After Darshans proceed to JAWALAMUKHI (55kms). Check in hotel and after lunch visit JAWALAJI temple also called the "Flaming Goddess" or "She of the flaming mouth".It lies in the valley of Beas and is built over some natural jets of combustible gas believed to be a manifestation of the goddess DeviBhagwatiJawalamukhi. A legend avers that the flames proceed from the mouth of demon Jalandhara, the Daitya King whom Shiva over-whelmed with mountains. Overnight in hotel at JAWALAMUKHI.
Day 06: ChintpurniJi
After breakfast drive to CHINTPURNI JI temple, Mata ChintpurniDevi is also known as Mata ShriChhinnamastikaDevi. Devotees have been visiting this Shaktipeeth for centuries to pray at the lotus feet of Mata ShriChhinnamastikaDevi. They bring with them their worldly concerns and seek blessings from the Devi. It is believed that if you ask something from the Devi with a true heart, your wish will be granted. After darshan drive to Amritsar and drop at airport/Station for onward journey.