Explore Katra from Vaishno Devi Hotel's Prime Location
With excellent services and amenities
, spacious hotel rooms and suites, and a top location near the Jammu-Katra Highway, the Country Inn & Suites offers a complete package for all of your adventures in Katra. See Vaishno Devi from the hotel's lush property, or explore the holy cave yourself before touring a large number of important temples nearby. If you're not in town on a holy pilgrimage, or if you need to decompress after a busy day of sightseeing, consider shopping at Katra Town's unique shops and enjoying a delicious meal while you're out. Set in the heart of the Himalayan Mountains, the hotel is also a fantastic spot to enjoy the region's natural beauty by walking, hiking or skiing nearby. Add these destinations to your tour itinerary:
Katra Vaishno Devi transportation:
- Jammu City
Be sure to visit the Raghunathji Temple, Ranbireshwar Temple, Bage-e-Bahu, Amar Mahal Museum and Mansar Lake in the city of temples, Jammu.
- Katra Town (7 km)
Located just 15 minutes from the Country Inn & Suites, Katra Town serves as a base camp for devotees visiting the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine. Enjoy a number of restaurants, shops and cultural experiences during your visit.
- Mata Vaishno Devi (13 km)
This holy cave, where, according to Hindu epic, the spiritual being Mata Vaishnavi merged her human form with her creators to make the three Supreme Energies, is a pilgrimage site for more than five million devotees and tourists each year. You can make the 12-km trek to the Holy Cave of the Mother, located at an altitude of 5,200 ft.
- Patnitop (80 km)
Patnitop, one of the beautiful Hill Stations of J&K State, is situated near Jammu Srinagar National Highway at an altitude of 6,880 ft. above sea level. Patnitop circuit includes tourist attractions like Sanasar, Nathatop, Mantalai and places of religious importance like Gourikund and Sudhmahadev.
- Shiv Khori (80 km)
This 1,000-meter cave houses a naturally formed Shiva-lingam (Lord Shiva) that is over a meter tall. It is considered second only to Mata Vaishno Devi in religious importance. A major annual fair held here during Shivratri draws devotees in large numbers.
- Banganga (7 km)
- Jammu Airport (45 km)
- Jammu Railway (40 km)