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Katra Travel Guide

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.....

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.

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How to Reach Katra
The pilgrimage town of Katra in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir is a popular tourist destination. The holy shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi being located here, Katra witnesses year round tourist movement. Situated around 42 km away from Jammu on the foothills of  Trikuta Mountains, Katra can be reached by road, rail and air conveniently from Jammu.
How to Reach Katra by Air
As Katra does not have an airport of its own, Jammu Airport serves as the nearest airport. Also called Satwari Airport, it connects Jammu to prominent Indian cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Amritsar and Chennai via regular service of direct and stopover domestic flights. Passengers can hire a taxi from outside the airport to travel a distance of around 40 km to Katra.
How to Reach Katra by Road
Katra is connected by state and national highways. It can be directly reached via buses from Jammu which run at frequent intervals. Direct buses to Katra are available from Delhi, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Patiala, Amritsar, Dharamshala, Pathankot and many other cities of north India. All these buses offer affordable and comfortable journey.
How to Reach Katra by Rail
A good number of trains from places like Kolkata, Pathankot, Amritsar, Delhi and Chandigarh run to Jammu Tawi Railway Station, an oldest and important railway station of the state. Good news is that Indian Railways recently introduced Katra's own railway station which lies on the Jammu Udhampur Srinagar Baramulla Railway Link. Direct trains from Delhi are available for Katra Railway Station.

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best economy hotel in katra?


Rajesh Gupta

Katra residency is a good and economy hotel... Also u can search oyoo rooms

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what is the meaning of 12 pm to 12 pm ?


Praveen Srivastav

its check in and check out timing.

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What is the temperature in Katra?


Ravishankar Sharma

in day time it goes up to 30 but in night it falls down

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best economy hotel in katra ?


Animesh Rose

how is the weather in June there ? do we need to carry warm clothes?


nikhil tyagi

no carry warm cloth in katra temp 26

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mosham kesa he?


Niraj Gupta

How is the weather there?


Rama Trident

Respected Sir, Its Clear with periodic clouds today, and temp. is near about 26, Regards Joginder (Manager Sales & Reservations)

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I want air conditioned room ...tell me about some good rooms availability?


Neeraj Sahu

Ginger Katra... This is from TATA

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Now we are 9 persons to visit, so I want one room cancelled and to adjust 9 persons in 2 rooms, is it possible ?



no only 5 max can adjust in double room bed

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is there any option to purchase sim card with outstation id because our sim is not working there??


DrDisha Pandya

u can buy a new sim.. over dere...

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