Katra, the Home of Mata Vaishno Devi

Katra is the home of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji, the all powerful Mother Goddess. Located at a distance of 42 km from Jammu City, the small town is visited by lakhs of devotees every year.  A popular slogan in the local folklore beautifully expresses the visits to Vaishno Devi as Maan Aap Bulandi which means that The Mother Herself Calls one to visit the holy shrine. Once someone receives the call from the Mother Goddess, they just needs to take the first step and the rest is up to the...

Places To Visit In Katra

Important Communications In Katra

Katra is a small town known for its natural beauty and scared temples. Every year the city experiences the footfall of lakhs of devotees from around the world. The rich mythological significance, stunning views and deeply humble locals make Katra a must visit destination for your next Kashmir tour!

Katra is well connected to all parts of Jammu and Kashmir through the railway network. Thanks to its popularity as a pilgrimage destination, the small town enjoys excellent connectivity.

  • Shri Mata Vaishno Devi
  • Udhampur
  • Sangar
  • Bajalta

Bus is one of the most popular public transports in Jammu and Kashmir. From Katra city, you can avail bus services to most parts of the state. Apart from State Govt run buses, there are a number of private bus operators who offer bus transportation in luxury buses.

  • Katra Bus Stand
  • Subhash Parking

Katra experiences a high number of visitors each year. Thankfully, the city has number of great restaurants to satiate their hunger pangs. Here are some of the best restaurants in Kartra that offer great food and amazing ambiance.

  • Madhuban
  • Punjabi Haveli
  • Sagar Ratna
  • Kens Food Planet

Katra has a number of hotels for various budgets. From luxurious five start hotels with world-class amenities to cozy home-stays to great budget hotels, Katra offers it all. Here are some popular hotels in Katra.

  • The Atrium On The Greens
  • Lemon Tree Hotel
  • Hotel Maharaja Inn
  • The White Hotels
  • Country Resort By AHRPL
  • KC Residency

Hotels and Restaurants

Kishtwar is well connected to other parts of Jammu and Kashmir by road. While the Jammu & Kashmir State Road Transportation (JKSRTC) runs buses that connects this dreamy town to the rest of the state, there are private buses, luxury buses and private transportation available too!