Best Time to Visit Katra

The weather of Katra is suitable to visit throughout the year but the best time to visit this scenic town is from March to November.

When to Visit Katra for Holidays?

Katra is a famous pilgrimage travel destination in Jammu & Kashmir. Although it can be visited round the year, the best season to visit Katra is from November to March. We can classify the Katra season as below:

Climate in Katra


Summer Season (April to June)

Katra experiences warm to hot summers with the mercury rising to 40°C which might get a bit inconvenient. However, Katra is visited by numerous Hindu pilgrims who are eager to perform a pilgrimage to the famous Vaishno Devi Temple.


Monsoon Season (July to August)

Katra receives very little rainfall during the months of August and September. However, the humidity remains high making it slightly inconvenient to visit. Nonetheless, the devotees still plan their trip to Katra.


Winter Season (September to March)

The winter in Katra starts from October and remains till March. It is one of the best places to visit in India during winters and one must carry heavy woollen clothes if they are visiting Katra during this season.