Katra Hotels / Hotels in Katra
Snugled cozily in the foot of the picturesque Trikuta Mountains at an altitude of 2500ft above sea level, Katra a small town which is 48kms from Jammu enjoys its reputation for being the starting point or the base camp for undertaking the auspicious trip to the holy shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi, the one of most revered Hindu pilgrimages which is reached after an ordeal of trodding along a 13km long footpath.
This small town is well decked with numerous eating outlets, small shops and several hotels providing excellent accommodation facilities which make a divine trip to the the shrine of Ma Vaishno Devi hassle free. Because of large number of devotees frequenting the place throughout the year from every nook and corner of the world, this tiny town remains vibrant and acts as a perfect host while taking care of both national and international tourists.
The balmy climatic conditions, the divine beauty of the mighty mountains, several attractive religious sites and the warm hospitality of the town have made Katra a perfect religious base camp.
Katra Hotel Deals / List of Hotels in Katra
Hotel Kashmir Residency is one of the leading hotels in Katra. The hotel is located close to the main shrine board. The hotels offers quality service and desirable facilities to the pilgrims visiting the holy town...
Hotel Ambica in Katra is an abode of comfort and pleasure.The hotel provides accommodation facilities, warm service, pure vegetarian food,enchanting views of Triluta Hills and puja shop to the pilgrims...
Hotel Sahil is a budget-friendly base, located in Katra. The hotel is adequtely equipped to provide all the requisite comfort and amenities at competitive rates.
Hotel Asia Vaishno Devi, centrally placed surrounded by serenity and picturesque view is a comfortable retreat known for pampering the guests with multiple service packages and modern amenities.
Hotel Prem International is situated on the Jammu Road. The hotel is distinguished by its warm cordiality. There are plenty of rooms for the travelers to relax and make maximum use of the facilities available at the hotel. Guests are treated with pure vegetarian food...
Jagdish Residency is a 2 star hotel in the picturesque locale of Katra offering comfortable accommodation with modern facilities to the guests...
Hotel Sunrise with its proximity to the bus stand and all the attractive points in the town offers comfortable accommodation endowed with well crafted ameniries and pleasant hospitality.
Nestled in midst of pictorial beauty of nature, Hotel Mountain View enjoys providing the guests unmatchable hospitality and contemporary facilities in a pleasant ambience.
Country Inn and Suites naturally blessed with scenic grandeur with clear view of Vaishno Devi is known for offering the guests unmatched sense of warmth, refined hospitality and well crafted amenities.
Hotel Meridian is placed in the heart of Katra. The hotel understands the needs of the pilgrims visiting the holy place, and therefore it has incorporated various tailor-made packages for its valuable guests. The ambience is very calm.
Hotel New Subhash, Katra is located near the main bus stand. The hotel is a convenient base and allows the guest to access the various other attractions in and around the town.It provides wonderful hospitality and an array of facilities.
Katra Facts & Figure
Location: Katra is located 32.98? N 74.95 E
Altitude: 2500 feet above sea level
Pin Code: 182301
STD Code: 01991
Distance from Vaishno Devi shrine: 14 Km (by trek)
Distance from Jammu: 50 KMs
Nearest Railway Station: Jammu
Nearest Airport: Jammu
Road Connectivity: Well connected through National Highway no.1
Average temperature: During summer: Max- 40; Min- 20
During Winter: Max: 15; Min:03
Best Time to Visit: Any time
Languages Spoken: Hindi, Punjabi and Dogri
Clothing: During Summer (April to September) usually cotton clothing would do but it is better to take light woolens for night.Heavy woolens are a must for the remaining months (October- march).
Footwear: Canvas shoes or PU sole footwear is ideally suited.
Travel Light: Except for personal clothing and vital items like medicines etc, it do not carry any extra baggage.
Rules regarding Mobile phones and electronic gadgets: Electronic items are strictly prohibited beyond the first check post.
Items not allowed inside the Sanctum Sanctorum: No leather items like purse, hand bags or belts are allowed inside the sanctum sanctorum.
No Liquor: Do not carry any liquor with you. Even Cigarettes and Gutkha pan masalas are also not allowed.
Aarti Timings: Aarti takes place twice a day. But devotees are not allowed inside during Aarti. The timings of Aarti are 6 am to 8 am in the morning and 6 pm to 8 pm in the evening.
Weather and Climate of Katra
Summers usually set in May and lasts till July characterized by moderate temperature. During this season, the temperature hovers around 30 to 40 degree C. April is known as the most unpredictable month as sudden downpour brings down the temperature to greater level.
Monsoons usually arrive in the end of July and is marked by heavy downpour but otherwise the weather during this season remains balmy. Light woolens are reccommended during this season.
Winters beginning from October to March are the most dreaded months as the temperature goes down to - 5 Degree Centigrade. Heavy woolens must be carried if one is visiting the place during these months.
Katra Hotels By Locality
|Hotels In Jammu Road Katra|
Hotel Gordon House Katra | Hotel White Palace Katra | Hotel Jai Maa Inn
Bhawani Z Paradise Katra | Hotel Atul Regency Katra | Hotel Shree Hari Niwas
Hotel Bandhu Palace | Hotel Surya Palace | Hotel Ishan
Hotel Sahil Katra| Hotel Ambica| Hotel The Vaishno Devi Katra
Hotel Malti Palace Katra|Hotel Katra Continental | Hotel Gupta Palace Katra
| Hotel Kashmir Residency | Hotel Kapoor Palace | Country Inn Suites By Carlson Katra