Vaishno Devi Yatra Resumes With Restrictions; Know All The Details Here

After nearly five months, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra finally resumed on August 16th. The temple had been closed as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus pandemic. 

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The Vaishno Devi Shrine Board had already begun preparations for the yatra a few months in advance. 

For now, the shrine administration will allow a maximum of 2,000 pilgrims to proceed daily. Of these, only 100 people from outside Jammu and Kashmir will be allowed to perform the pilgrimage daily. 

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Check the tweet below: 

The temple board will review the situation after a week, and a decision will be taken accordingly.  

The key guidelines shared by the temple authorities are shared below: 

  • There will be online registration only 
  • All pilgrims will be required to install the Aarogya Setu app on their mobile phones 
  • It will be mandatory for all to wear a mask
  • All pilgrims will undergo thermal screening at entry points 
  • A negative COVID-19 test report will be mandatory for those coming from outside J&K as well as those coming from red zones located with the union territory. 
  • Social Distancing norms will be in place for supplementary facilities such as helicopters, passenger ropeway etc.

If you are planning a trip, please make sure to follow all the guidelines. Travel safe 🙂