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.
More about Katra

Facts and Stats for Katra*

  • Pollution Statistics in Katra

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

    • Air Pollution 61.11 (High)
    • Water Pollution 60.71 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 51.92 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 38.46 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 69.23 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.5 (High)
    • 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 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 70 (High)
    • Car Stealing 10 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 40 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 40 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35 (Low)
  • Living in Katra - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 65.63 (High)
    • Pollution Index 67.72 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 22.62 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.67 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.77 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 87.53 (Moderate)
    • 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 3.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 15.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 23.27 USD

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

Katra Travel Guides

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