How to Reach Shiv Khori
To reach the Holy Cave Shrine of Shiv Khori one has to track a distance of 3.5 KMs from Ramsoo, the base camp. Ransoo is connected via Road with Jammu, the winter capital of Jammu & Kashmir. And Jammu is well connected with the rest of India via Air, Rail & Road.
By Air – The nearest Airport to reach Shiv Khori is located at a distance of 130 KMS in Jammu. A number of airlines operate daily flights from Jammu Airport like Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Deccan Aviation, Air Sahara, Spicejet.
Divisional Commissioner, Jammu who is also the Chairman of Shri Shivkhori Shrine Board had inaugurated the Helicopter Service for pilgrims to Shri Shiv Khori Shrine on 13th October 2010 but was stopped in between and is expected to be resumed soon.
By Train – The convenient option for people coming from outside Jammu & Kashmir would be to reach Railway Station in Jammu, as Jammu is well connected to other parts of India through Indian Railways.
Taxis and Buses are available from Jammu to reach Ransoo. Another option is to reach Udhampur by Train and then take road journey from Udhamur to Ransoo.
By Road - Ransoo is located on the Reasi-Rajouri Road and is well connected with Katra, Jammu and other cities of Jammu & Kashmir. Katra is the nearest tourist hub and is famous for the Holy Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi. Regular Bus Services from all major cities of Northern India are available for Katra and Jammu.
Taxies are also available from Katra, Udhampur and Jammu. J&K Tourism Development Corporation also runs tourist cabs/ van/ tempo traveler to Shiv Khori from Jammu and Katra.
The pilgrims coming to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi can easily club their visit with Shiv Khori.