Tourist Places in Katra

Places to Visit in Katra

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Katra Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 4619 Ratings

Katra is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, Faridabad. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Katra is, however, mostly preferred by Family, Couple. The best season or months to visit places in Katra are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. There are 10 tourist places in Katra, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Katra can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Katra for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Katra Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Katra, browse through photos & pictures, explore Katra using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Katra, which are great places to visit, are Darshani Darwaza, Himkoti, Baba Dhansar Temple, Charanpaduka, Adhkunwari. Katra can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Katra Tourist Places



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Mata Vaishno Devi, Katra
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Mata Vaishno Devi is a manifestation of Mother Goddess and is popularly known as Mata Rani and Vaishnavi. The Holy Cave of Mata Vaishno Devi is located at an altitude of 5,200 ft in the Trikuta Hills, which is known as the Bhawan. Tourists have to trek for 12 km from the base... Read More »
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Bhairon Temple, Katra
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Bhairon Temple is located at a distance of 1.42 km from the Bhawan. The temple is situated at the highest point of the adjacent hill at an altitude of 6,619 ft. This temple also involves a steep climb which can be undertaken by foot, ponies or palanquins. It is believed... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
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Adhkunwari, Katra
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Adhkunwari is located about 6 km from Katra, at an altitude of 4,800 ft. It is a half way mark to the journey to holy cave. Adhkunwari is considered to be one of the most important darshans where Mata Vaishno Devi is believed to have meditated for nine months. An exit on... Read More »
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Sanjichhat, Katra
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Sanjichhat is a beautiful spot located at a distance of 3.25 km from Adhkunwari. The beautiful view of the valley and snow covered peak of Himalayas can be seen from this spot. It is the highest point on the old track and an end point to the uphill climb. To reach the Bhawan,... Read More »
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Himkoti, Katra
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10 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Himkoti is visited by tourists as the sight gives a beautiful view of the entire valley. It is situated at a distance of 2.75 km from Adhkunwari on the new track. The sight does not have any traditional or religious significance but is visited only because of its natural... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
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Banganga, Katra
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12 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Banganga is located just after the police check post and Yatra Parchi Check Post. This river is said to be associated with the miracles and legends of Mata Vaishno Devi. Water remains in the river throughout the year except when there is an acute shortage in rainfall or snow... Read More »
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Baba Dhansar Temple, Katra
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7 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Baba Dhansar Temple is located 15 km away from Katra on way to Salal Dam. A huge spring emerging from the rocks forms a number of small cascading waterfalls before flowing into the holy river that merges with the Chenab River. At Baba Dhansar Temple, devotees find a naturally... Read More »
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Charanpaduka, Katra
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5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Charanpaduka is located at about 2.5 km from Banganga at an altitude of 3,380 ft. It is believed that the imprints of Mata’s feet are engraved on a rock slab. It is here that Mata stood after disappearing from Pandit Sridhar bhandara to see if Bhairon Nath is... Read More »
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Darshani Darwaza, Katra
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Darshani Darwaza or Darshani Deodhi, situated 2,800 ft above sea level, is the entry gate to the Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra. Located about 1 km from the bus stand, it is from this point that tourists can have a complete view of the Trikuta mountain. As per the legends, Mata... Read More »
"A great day"Nov 30, 2015 "Very crowded place"Mar 13, 2015
  • Type: Picnic Spot
Jhajjar Kotli, Katra
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Jhajjar Kotli is a tourist complex about 15 km from Katra, built at the banks of river Jhajjar. It is located on the National Highway 1A that leads towards Srinagar. The clear, cold water of Jhajjar is the main attraction. Jhajjar Kotli is a tourist picnic spot, which is known... Read More »

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