Vasihno Devi

The Mata Vaishno Devi Temple is one of the most important religious sites for the Hindus. Thousands every year visit the place as pilgrims every year to pay their respects to the holy goddess, Vaishno Devi. The journey is not an easy one. Most pilgrims choose to walk the 13.5 km stretch over the mountains to visit the shrine. Before you can enter the shrine, you will have to wade through freezing cold water.

The journey to the top can be a fascinating one. You can get some great views of the surrounding area as you walk towards the shrine. Those unable to walk the distance can hire palkis or ponies to get to the top.