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Ponies and Pithoos

Ponies, Palkies and Pithoos Vaishno Devi

Ponies and Pithus Rates

One has to travel 12 Kms from Ban Ganga (starting point of Yatra) to Vaishno Devi Bhawan. While most pilgrims prefer to go by walking out of devotion while some feel uncomfortable walking. Many of them have breathing problems also. Old age and over weight person prefer hiring ponies. Pithoos are used to carry the bags and infants. While Palanquins (Palkis) are used by over aged pilgrims. The rates of ponies , pithus and palanquins are fixed by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board Katra.

               View of Katra Town


Rates Of Ponies

Ponies Adult Pilgrim Adult + Child (3-6 Yrs.)
Katra to Bhawan  700.00/- 800.00/-
Katra to Adh-kumari or Adh-Kumari to Bhawan  380.00/- 430.00/-
Katra to Sanjichhat 600.00/- 675.00/-
Bhawan to Katra via Bharion 850.00/- 900.00/-
Bhawan to Sanjichhat or Bhawan to Bhairon 275.00/- 300.00/-
Bhawan to Adkuwari via Bharion  425.00/- 475.00/-


Rates Of Pithoos

Pithoos Lugguage upto 25 Kgs or  Children upto 6 Years of Age
Katra to Bhawan and back
Katra to Bhawan   350.00/-
Bhawan to Katra via Bhairon   400.00/-




PALANQUINS (PALKIS) Katra to Bhawan & Back to Katra Katra to Bhawan & Back Via Bhairon Sanjichat Helipad to Bhawan
For a Pilgrim upto 100 Kg. weight (4 Carriers)  4000.00/- 4500.00/- 1250.00/-
For a Pligrim above 100 Kg. weight (6 Carriers)  4500.00/- 5000.00/- 1400.00/-