Pavagadh Temple – Darshan, Aarti and Ropeway Timings
If you are visiting Pavagadh Temple, must check further to know Ropeway Aarti and Darshan timings of Mahakali Temple at Pavagadh.
Pavagadh is a hill station located in Panchamahal district 46 km from Vadodara. Pavagadh is very famous for Mahakali Temple drawing thousands of pilgrims everyday. Mahakali Temple is also known as Kalika Mata Temple. Champaner-Pavagadh-Archaeological is inscribed as World heritage site by UNESCO.
Pavagadh Mahakali Temple Darshan Timings
You can visit Pavagadh Temple anytime during the day from 5:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
The temple is open throughout the year. There isn’t any entry restrictions. It is free of cost.
Aarti Timings of Pavagadh Mahakali Temple
Two Aartis are performed at Mahakali Temple everyday.
Morning Aarti Timings – 5:00 AM
Evening Aarti Timings – 6:30 PM
Pavagadh Ropeway Details
Pavagadh Ropeway Station is located on Pavagadh hill near Maachi haveli. Mahakali temple is at a height of 800 metres. If you are energetic enough to climb 2000 steps then its good or you can opt for Ropeway. For ropeway reach Maachi where you can get ropeway facilities. Buy ticket for ropeway and then reach near the temple. Cable car will drop you at a certain height. From there you still need to climb 250 more steps to reach the temple. Pavagadh Ropeway has a capacity to carry 400 people in 1 hour.
Recently, provision has been passed to improve the capacity of cable car and to lead it further near the temple so you need to walk less.
The ropeway operates from morning 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The last return cable car is at 7:30 PM.
It just takes about 6 minutes to reach by ropeway. The ropeway is available all days of the week.
What is the history of Mahakali Temple?
Kalika temple is the oldest temple in Pavagadh. This is the residence of Kali Mata. This is one of the Shakti Peethas as the toe of Sati fell here.
How to reach Mahakali Temple?
Mahakali is located at a height so you need to climb or reach through ropeway.
The nearest railway station to Pavagadh is at Champaner located at a distance of 1 km. But, not many trains are scheduled to Champaner Railway Station. You can reach Vadodara by train and then then board onto train to reach Champaner. From Champaner you need to hire an vehicle and reach Pavagadh.
There are no major bus to Pavagadh. Better option is to reach Vadodara or Champaner and then hiri a cab or drive your personal vehicle to reach Pavagadh.
Vadodara Airport is nearest to Pavagadh. Pavagadh is 48 km from the Vadodara airport. Its convenient to hire a cab and reach Pavagadh.
What are the other famous places in Pavagadh?
- Fort of Pavagadh (5.2 Km)
- Jain Temples (5.5 Km)
- Jami Masjid (5.4 Km)
- Lakulisa Temple (5.2 Km)
- Kevada Mosque (6.0 Km)
- Nagina Masjid and Cenotaph (6.0 Km)
- Lila Gumbaj Ki Masjid (2.2 Km)
- Mahakali Dham Dharamshala
- Shree Digambar Jain Siddha Kshetra
- Usma Sachi Vishranti Bhuvan