Top Travel Attractions in Katra

Katra, located at the base of the beautiful Trikuta Mountains, is a famous pilgrimage destination in Jammu, since it is the base camp for devotees visiting the sacred shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi. What also makes it a popular tourist place is opportunities for sightseeing.

Best Tourist Attractions & Things to Do in Katra

Katra is one of the most visited destinations in Jammu since it’s the base camp for devotees visiting Mata Vaishno Devi, the sacred shrine. Other religious places which are a must visit in Katra are Charan Paduka, Darshan Dwar, Bhairon and Geeta Mandir. Along with spirituality, there are opportunities for enjoying the gorgeous views and surroundings, with the top sightseeing spots being Trikuta Parvat, Ban Ganga and the town. You can also enjoy shopping during your holidays in Katra for dried apples, dry fruits, Kashmiri chilies and Pashmina shawls.


Vaishno Devi Temple

Most popular Hindu pilgrimage destinations in India, Mata Vaishno Devi Cave Temple nestles in the Trikuta Hills in Katra, Jammu & Kashmir.


Charan Paduka

Charan Paduka, the religious site on the way to Vaishno Devi temple, is where paying homage is symbolic to touching the feet...


Ban Ganga

Ban Ganga is a holy river where devotees like to take a dip before continuing the Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra.


Bhairon Mandir

For Bhairon temple in Katra, it is believed that the Vaishno Devi Yatra is only considered complete when the devotees pay... .


Trikuta Parvat

A sacred place in Katra and is visited by Hindu devotees who come for Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra.


Geeta Mandir

En route Mata Vaishno Devi Temple, the sacred Geeta Mandir in Katra is one of the sites for the Hindu devotees to pay homage.