Katra: Explore The Devotional City In Jammu $ Kashmir!

Written By

Ruchika Mandora

The charming village of Katra, surrounded by the mighty Himalayas, is a feast for the senses due to its awe-inspiring natural beauty and spiritual significance.

The Mata Vaishno Devi Cave Temple in Katra, Jammu & Kashmir, is a pilgrimage site. The temple lies inside a cave and requires a 13-km uphill hike.

Mata Vaishno Devi Cave Temple

Vaishno Devi Temple followers revere Ban Ganga. The river's scenic surroundings make it ideal for a relaxing swim.

Ban Ganga

Spiritual and cultural tourists must visit Raghunath Temple in Katra. Lord Rama's shrine has many deity idols.

Raghunath Temple

Charan Paduka in Katra, Jammu & Kashmir, is revered. It is a rock containing Lord Vishnu's footprints from his descent from heaven to bless Earth.

Charan Paduka

Himkoti is a stunning hill station in Katra, Jammu & Kashmir.  The hill station offers a breathtaking view of Vaishno Devi.


Bhairon Temple honors Mata Vaishno Devi's protector, Bhairon. The hilltop temple is 6615 feet high.

Bhairon Mandir

Baba Dhansar is about 15 km from Katra. It is thought that the waterfall's water can treat many diseases.

Baba Dhansar

Trikuta Parvat is a majestic mountain whose religious importance is appreciated by Hindus.

Trikuta Parvat

The famous Jammu garden Baag-e-Bahu is 35 km from Katra. The rich vegetation, bright flowers, and stunning city view make this garden famous.


Sanasar is ideal for nature and adventure lovers. Paragliding, trekking, camping, rock climbing, and more are available.


Jhajjar Kotli is a picturesque village 35 km from Katra. The settlement in the Shivalik mountain is a peaceful retreat from city life.

Jhajjar Kotli