SP holidays offer nine devi temple’s Darshana through Himachal Pradesh & Jammu region. The tour is featuring 9 significant Devi temples along with Vaishnoo Devi in Jammu such as such as Mansadevi, Naina Devi, Sheetla Mata temple, Chintpurni, Jawalamukhi, Vrajeshwari, Ma Baglamukhi Devi Temple, Chamundadevi and VaishnodeviDuring this tour, you get to seek blessings of Nine manifestations of Goddess Durga that hold the paramount position in Hindu Mythology. Please find below 6 Nights 7 Days tour package covering all the nine Devi temples of Himachal Pradesh along with Vaishno Devi temple at Katra in Jammu.
DAY 01 : DELHI – CHANDIGARH (250 KMS 5 HRS DRIVE)
Morning drive to Chandigarh. It is 5 hours drive via visiting Mansa Devi Temple en-route. It is dedicated to Goddess Mata Mansa Devi Temple. Upon arrival in Chandigarh, check in at your pre-booked hotel. After frehen up, sightseeing of Chandigarh starts visiting Rock Garden, Tower of Shadows and Sukhana Lake. Later return to hotel for overnigh stay.
DAY 02 : CHANDIGARH – NAINA DEVI – CHINTPURNI (280 KMS 5 HRS)
Morning drive towards Naina Devi Temple (Bilaspur). The eyes of Goddess Sati are said to be fallen down at this place. To get to this temple at the hilltop, one has to either follow the stairs or take cable car.
After Darshan, leave for Sheetla Devi Temple. Later drive to visit Chintpurni Temple, a sacred temple that holds immense religious significance. It is believed that those who wish for something from a true heart, their wishes will be granted. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 03 : CHINTPURNI – BAGLAMUHI DEVI – JWALAJI
After breakfast, drive to visit The Jawalaji temple (75 kms /04 hours). En-route visit the Maa Baglamukhi Devi Temple. Upon arrival in Jawalaji, check in at your hotel. Baglamukhi Devi also known as Pitambara in Northern India derived from the word "Bagla" and "mukha", that means "bridle" and "face" respectively. Jawala ji temple is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths of India. It is a Devi Temple dedicated to the Goddess of Light, located in Jawala Mukhi, district Kangra of Himachal Pradesh. Sati's tongue is believed to have fallen at the very place where Jawalaji Temple is now situated. The tongue of Sati is represented by Holy Flame or Jawala that is perpetually burning. The flames come out from nine different rocks in the temple. Jawala Ji has a unique characteristic of perpetual flames emanating from the rock at the temple site, which is considered the manifestation of the Goddess. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 04 : JAWALA JI – BRIJESHWARI - DHARAMSHALA
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Dharamshala (70 kms/2 hours). On the way, visit the Maa Brijeshwari Devi temple. After darshan, reach Dharamshala and stay overnight at the hotel. Maa Brajeshwari Devi Temple (also called Vajreshvari Devi Temple) is located in the town of Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. As per Hindu Mythology, when Sati's body was cut into different pieces by Lord Vishnu, the remaining parts fell in this place. Some devotees cut off their tongues as a sign of devotion to the Goddess. Maa is worshipped here in the form of a pindi. The offerings to the Goddess are divided into three parts each for Mahalakshmi, Mahakali and Mahasaraswati.
DAY 05 : DHARAMSHALA – CHAMUNDA - KATRA
After breakfast, check-out of the hotel and proceed to Katra (280 kms/8 hours). On your way, visit the Maa Chamunda Devi temple (15 kms/30 mins). After darshan proceed to Katra for overnight stay in the hotel. Chamunda Devi Temple is an attractive spot with glorious views of the mountains, the Baner Khud, Pathiar and Lahla forests. Chamunda is a fearsome aspect of Devi, the Hindu Divine Mother and the name is a combination of Chanda and Munda, two monsters whom Chamunda killed. She is closely associated with Kali, another fierce aspect of Devi.
DAY 06 : KATRA –VAISHNO DEVI - KATRA
After breakfast, proceed towards the shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi, located on the Trikuta Hills of Katra, Jammu. The 25 km return trek is one of the most fascinating pilgrim journeys you could ever wish to encounter. Vaishno Devi is the second most visited pilgrimage site in India, second only to the Lord Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati. The darshan can range from 7 hours to over 20 hours depending on the customer. After acquiring the blessings of Maa Vaishno Devi, return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 07 : KATRA - JAMMU
After breakfast, check-out of the hotel and proceed to Jammu (50 kms/2 hours) for your onward journey.