Jai Mata Di ! Katra generally serves as the base camp for all those devotees who visit Vaishno Devi and this has made Katra one of the most popular tourist destinations. Katrais located in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. This beautiful destination is located around 42 kilometers from the city of Jammu and is at the altitude of 754 meters (2,474 feet). The Katra travel guide offers some important information about its climate, how to reach Katra, major attractions, festivals etc.
Katra tourism one of the best engine in tourism industry offers abundant hotels, resorts, dhabas, fast-food joints and many more options for pilgrims as well as tourists. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, one of the leading technical universites of India is also located here. While visiting Katra one should through the main bazaar for buying dryfruits which are the speciality of this state, also woolen garments, hosiery, leather jackets etc from this palce are excellent value.