Positioned just off NH 144, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Vaishno provides an ideal location for travellers beginning or ending their trek to Vaishno Devi in the Trikuta Hills. Our hotel is also near the town of Katra and Jammu City, home to a myriad of temples and religious sites. Take advantage of our complimentary one-time shuttle service to Banganga or the helipad in Katra, or retreat back to our hotel after your pilgrimage to relax at the on-site Revive Ayurvedic Spa.
Three on-site restaurants welcome you with local and international cuisine, and free high-speed Internet access helps you stay in touch with loved ones during your trip. Join us for our free, hot breakfast each morning, and then let the kids have fun at the outdoor pool and kids pool. Amenities and services include:
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Our Hotel Rooms
Wake up to scenic views of the mountains or the gardens and a cup of coffee or tea in one of our guest rooms or suites each morning. Catch up on the news with the free weekday newspaper and stay connected with free high-speed Internet access. You can order room service for a quiet dinner or simply enjoy the complimentary cookies and bottled water replenished in your room each day. Standard room amenities include:
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Bars & Restaurants
Start your day at The Maple, our restaurant that serves a complimentary breakfast each morning. Try unique Kashmiri specials and international favourites, created with organic produce from our on-site garden, for lunch and dinner.
If you’re looking for a romantic dining experience during your stay, reserve a table under the outdoor gazebo at the Amphitheatre, which offers a peaceful setting amidst sweeping views of the Trikuta Hills.
The Trikuta Tea Lounge is also a great place for an afternoon snack, sandwich, or cup of coffee or tea.
Things to Do in Katra
Whether you’re in the area for a pilgrimage or for a tour of the beautiful temples and scenery, you’ll enjoy exploring this lovely corner of Jammu and Kashmir. While you’re here, visit these local attractions:
Jammu City – Positioned on the Tawi River about 35 kilometres from the hotel, Jammu City is home to more than a dozen temples as well as the Raghunath Bazar, where you can find everything from designer sunglasses to handcrafted jewellery.
Katra – The trek to Vaishno Devi begins at Katra, just an eight-minute drive along NH 144. You can visit local shops and grab a meal at one of the nearby restaurants before hiring a horse or a helicopter for the journey ahead.
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi – Considered one of the holiest pilgrimages in India, the trip to Vaishno Devi is an unforgettable experience. After making the 12-kilometre ascent into the Trikuta Mountains to the shrine, you can continue the journey to nearby Bhairo Baba Temple.
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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
With accommodation for up to 1,000, our hotel is a premier place to host your next event or meeting. Reserve our Chenab Conference Hall, which can accommodate up to 250 attendees, or book the outdoor Lawn Amphitheatre, which boasts picturesque views of the Himalayan Mountains. We also feature catering services and audiovisual equipment to help make your event a success.
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