24

Sep
2018

Adventure Trip with Mata Vaishno Devi Darshan

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An extended weekend is coming soon and if you cannot think of where to go then here is an adventure package from Sky Aviation with an added bonus, Mata Vaishno Devi Darshan.

The trip starts when you arrive at Jammu. Jammu is well connected by both air and train. Arrive in the beautiful city of Jammu which is located at the foothill of Shivalik range besides the Tawi river. The journey begins from Jammu. The first stopover is to Reasi , a small town which is 72 kms from Jammu on the banks of Chenab river. Reasi is probably the best place in the world for white water rafting. The town is always full of rafters and people seeking some adventure in their mundane like. Get ready for an adrenaline pumping adventure. The raft takes you through whirls of rapids and you swirl in the strong current of ice cold Chenab river. After the fun filled experience of rafting a visit to the Chenab Bridge is a must. The bridge is a magnificent arch bridge. Enjoy peace and gush of fresh air around the river.

Next day starts with a short trip to Katra . The journey through the winding roads is very scenic. Katra is a city set in in the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, where the holy shrine of Vaishno Devi is located. Katra is always buzzing with pilgrims seeking the blessing of Mata vaishno Devi. From Katra to Shanji chat the trip is a helicopter joy ride. The trek of 10 km can be covered in only 6 minutes by the helicopter ride. The helipad at Sanji Chat is 2.5 km from the holy shrine. The view of the valley and mountains is breathtaking. After VIP darshan and seeking the blessing of Mata take a ride back to Katra in the helicopter from Sanji Chat. The rest of the day one can explore the town of Katra which offers a lot of knick knacks.

On Day 3 get ready to visit Patnitop. Patnitop is 86 kms from Katra and the drive takes about 3 hours. Enjoy the scenic beauty enroute to Patnitop . It is a unique experience. Patnitop is a beautiful plateau located at a height of 2024 m. Patnitop is an enchanting picnic spots where you can take a serene walk in the dense forests with a magnificent view of the mountains. If you are visiting in winter the Patnitop hill station wears a thick coat of white snow. A number of snow games like skiing are available for adventure lovers in winters.

Near Patnitop at a distance of about 20 kms is awe inspiring Sanasar lake. Sanasar is the hub for adventure sport activities in the region. In this charming view enjoy paragliding. Enjoy the experience of camping near the lake here. The fun with friends is doubled up with a bonfire and dinner at the camp.

On day 4 the day starts early as for a trek on Shankpal track . Shankh Pal is the spiritual deity of Lander region. The trek is a well defined and paved with stones. The trek is very picturesque with lush green meadows and the valley. While you trek a break is must to admire the pristine forests. Enjoy a well deserved lunch at the top amongst the pine trees. Relax after you return at the campsite and enjoy the bonfire.

The adventure trip comes to an end the next day as one travels thru the winding road to Jammu. As you look out of the window you are filled with the adventures and fun filled experience you had of rafting, helicopter ride, camping, paragliding and trekking. Sky Aviation bids you goodbye till you meet them again for another adventure.

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