Visit Katra - Best of Katra

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.

Katra Travel Tips

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.

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Facts and Stats for Katra*

  • Pollution Statistics in Katra

    Know the pollution level of Katra before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 56.52 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 59.21 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.06 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Katra: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Katra for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Katra.

    • Burglary and Theft 21.88 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 21.88 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 71.43 (High)
    • Car Stealing 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 31.25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.38 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.88 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.88 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 28.13 (Low)
  • Living in Katra - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 72.27 (High)
    • Pollution Index 64.5 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 21.81 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 59.26 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.9 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 61.68 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Katra

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.88 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 71.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 46.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.68 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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