Shiv Khori Cave Tour

4.25 (265 Reviews)
Type: Religious Visit
Closing Days: Open all days
Suitable for: Old People, Young People, Ladies
Timings: 06:00-20:00
Time Required: 2.0 hr
Best Time to Visit: March - June, September - October
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Shiv Khori Cave Tour, Vaishno Devi Overview

Welcome to the enchanting and sacred Shiv Khori Cave Temple, located near the holy town of Vaishno Devi in the beautiful state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. This tour is not just a journey to a magnificent cave, but a quest to seek the blessings of one of the most revered Hindu deities, Lord Shiva.The Shiv Khori Cave Tour is a perfect blend of natural beauty and spiritual significance. The awe-inspiring cave, which is about 150 feet long and 80 feet high, is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva by devotees. As you enter the cave, you can feel a sense of serenity and tranquility that is hard to find in the bustling outside world. The stalactites and stalagmites formation inside the cave adds to its mesmerizing charm, and many believe that they resemble the matted locks of Lord Shiva.The cave houses a naturally formed Shiva Linga, which is believed to be self-manifested and constantly dripping water from the ceiling. This phenomenon has led to the naming of the cave as ‘Shiv Khori,’ which translates to ‘Shiva’s cave.’ It is also said that the water has healing properties, and many devotees collect it to take back home as holy water.Apart from its religious significance, the Shiv Khori Cave is also a visual treat with its magnificent limestone formations and underground waterfalls. As you explore the cave, the guide will narrate the stories associated with it, adding to the spiritual experience.

The cave has several chambers, each with a unique significance, and one of them is the ‘Amarnath Gupha,’ which is a replica of the Amarnath cave in Kashmir.The Shiv Khori Cave Tour is perfect for those seeking a blend of adventure and spirituality.

The trek to the cave is quite challenging and involves crossing narrow paths and steep stairs, but the view from the top makes it all worth it. The tranquil environment and stunning vistas from the top make it an ideal spot for meditation and introspection.So, if you are planning a trip to Vaishno Devi, do not miss out on the opportunity to visit the mystical Shiv Khori Cave. It will not only leave you in awe of its natural beauty but also take you on a spiritual journey like no other. Come, experience the divine aura of the Shiv Khori Cave and seek the blessings of Lord Shiva.

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