Katra Tourism

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 61.25 (High)
    • Water Pollution 64.06 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 53.33 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 70 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 61.11 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 53.57 (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 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 70.83 (High)
    • Car Stealing 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 28.57 (Low)
    • Drug offense 35.71 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.43 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 28.57 (Low)
  • Living in Katra - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 70.8 (High)
    • Pollution Index 69.03 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 22.9 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.67 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.34 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 61.12 (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 3.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 15.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 23.08 USD

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

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