Katra Tourism

Katra a small town situated in the Snow capped Trikuta Mountains in Jammu and Kashmir. Katra is famous for dry fruits, leather jackets and woolen garments. Holy Shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi temple is located 42 kilometers away from Jammu. It serves as base camp for tourists who visit Vaishno Devi in Katra.

Tourists who visit Katra should never miss to visit the Vaishno Devi Temple, This beautiful place should be visited while visiting Jammu and Kashmir to experience the beauty of nature.

Essential travel information and Katra tips for your visit

  • Don’t get fooled by fake saffron sellers.
  • Carry warm clothes as weather can surprise you in Katra.
  • Tourists get Accident insurance for the Vaishno Devi trek.
  • Know the pollution level of Katra before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 58.75 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.95 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 51.32 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 65.79 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.22 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Katra for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Katra.

    • Burglary and Theft 20 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 66.67 (High)
    • Car Stealing 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 20 (Low)
    • Drug offense 27.78 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 67.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Katra is 139.96 (High)

    • Safety Index 76.13 (High)
    • Climate Index 73.61 (High)
    • Pollution Index 62.46 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 21.03 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 59.26 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.61 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 58.76 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Katra

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.04 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 46.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.45 USD

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