Vaishno Devi Darshan Timings, Ticket Cost, Online Booking
Dress Code: Any decent outfit
Darshan Duration: 1 to 2 hours during Offseason ie Jan, Feb and Mar. 4 to 5 hours during Apr, May and Jun months. Navaratri festival days will be crowded and might take 5 to 6 hours.
Temple Opening Hours: Remains open for 24 hours
Vaishno Devi Darshan Procedure
Ticket Counter Locations: Yatra Registration Counter at Katra. Tickets can be availed even at Yatra Registration counter II which is 1 km from YRC.
- Maximum No.of devotees allowed per day: 30,000 – 35,000
- Yatra Registration Counter Timings: 5:00 am to 10:00 pm
- Children under 3 years don’t need tickets. It is free entry with their parents.
- Distance from Katra to Vaishno Devi Temple: 15 Km.
- It usually takes 3 hours by walk from the entrance to the temple.
- Darshan ticket will be stamped again at BanGanga Point. Without Parchi, the devotee not allowed after BanGanga Verification Post.
- Finally, on reaching the temple, Group number will be allotted and the actual ticket will be issued at Ticket Counter.
- Ticket Counter Location: Right next to Luggage Counter.
- The devotee must report at Gate 1 to enter the queue line.
- Darshan will be quick on Normal days. Temple Darshan waiting time will be 9 – 10 hours during peak hours.
- Please note that belts, wristwatches with leather belts, combs, pen, pencil, purses, handbags, electronic gadgets, shoes, footwear, Sweets etc. are not allowed inside.
- The devotee can keep his/her belongings at Free cloakroom/ Luggage counters before entering Gate 1.
- The devotees are allowed to pass through the new tunnel to have Darshan.
- Devotees can have Darshan of Three Pindies in the rock structure.
- After Darshan in the Sanctum Sanctorum, one must have Bhairon Nath Darshan without which the Yatra is not complete. Bhairon Ghat is 4.6 km from Vaishno Devi Temple.
- After Darshan, devotees start back to Katra in the same path.
Maa Vaishno Devi Darshan Online Booking
- One can book 5 tickets using 1 login ID.
- Online booking allowed from the current date to 60 days in advance.
- Total 5000 tickets will be released for online booking.
- It is a free ticket. One must carry Ticket printout along with original ID proof.
- Same day to 60 days advance booking available for online Darshan ticket booking.