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Mata Vaishno Devi "Helicopter Booking"

Mata Vaishno Devi "Helicopter Booking"

Pilgrims are hereby cautioned to beware of fake websites and Social media pages leading to transactions over phone or any deceptive portal, for booking of Heli tickets. For Vaishnodevi: Please kindly book online tickets only through Shrine Board's website www. maavaishnodevi. org.

Booking a helicopter ride for the Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrimage in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, can provide a faster and more convenient way to reach the shrine. Here's a guide on how to book a helicopter for Mata Vaishno Devi in Katra:

  1. Choose the Helicopter Service:

    • There are two helicopter operators that offer services for the Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrimage: Pawan Hans and Global Vectra Helicorp. You can choose either of these services based on your preference and availability.

  1. Make Reservations:

    • Visit the official website of the helicopter service you wish to use. Look for the section related to booking or reservations.

    • Fill in the required details, which typically include your name, contact information, the number of passengers, and the date of travel.

  1. Select the Route:

    • There are two routes for the helicopter ride to Mata Vaishno Devi:

      • Katra to Sanjichhat: This is the most common route, and it takes you to Sanjichhat, which is the point closest to the Vaishno Devi shrine.

      • Katra to Sanjichhat with return: This option includes a return journey to Katra from Sanjichhat.

  1. Check Availability:

    • After entering your travel details and preferences, the website will display the available slots and timings. Select the one that suits your schedule.

  1. Payment:

    • Pay for the helicopter ride online through the provided payment options. Prices may vary depending on the operator and the route you choose.

  1. Receive Confirmation:

    • After completing the booking and payment, you will receive a confirmation of your reservation, typically via email. Ensure you keep this confirmation as you may need it for boarding.

  1. Arrive at the Helipad:

    • On the day of your journey, arrive at the designated helipad in Katra well in advance of your flight time. Be prepared for security checks and document verification.

  1. Board the Helicopter:

    • Follow the instructions of the helipad staff to board the helicopter.

  1. Enjoy the Journey:

    • Sit back and enjoy the scenic helicopter ride to Sanjichhat. From there, you can continue your journey on foot to the Vaishno Devi Temple.

Remember to book your helicopter ride well in advance, especially during peak pilgrimage seasons, as availability may be limited. It's also advisable to check the official websites of the helicopter operators for the most up-to-date information and any specific requirements or guidelines related to your journey.


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