The holy shrine of the Hindu Mother Goddess located in these hills have made this place very famous. Every year, thousands of pilgrims, trek their way up the steep slopes, to offer prayer to their goddess. The shrine complex itself is built on a steep outcrop, and makes for quite the twinkling sight at night. The holy cave shrine of Vaishno Devi is nestled in a beautiful recess of the Trikuta Mountains forming a part of the lower Himalayas. It is located 61 km north of Jammu at a height of 5,200 feet above the sea level in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. In the cave there are images of three deities viz. the Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati. Perfect to visit if you’re into religion and spirituality.
Jammu & Kashmir
Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus, and Dal and Anchar lakes. The city is known for its natural environment, gardens, waterfronts and houseboats.
Gulmarg is a town, a hill station, a popular skiing destination and a notified area committee in the Baramulla district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The town is situated in the Pir Panjal Range in the western Himalayas
Sonmarg is a hill station in Ganderbal district in the Indian Administrated Kashmir about 80 km north-east of Srinagar.
Jammu and Kashmir is a large region in the southern portion of Kashmir which is administered by India as a state, and often denoted by the acronym J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains, and shares borders with the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south.