Katra Travel Packages - Sightseeing/Activities/Places Of Interest
Katra is set in the foothills of Trikuta Mountains, at a height of around 2,500 feet above sea level. As the town serves as a base camp for pilgrimage to Vaishno Devi shrine, so it boasts of essential amenities for the visitors. At Katra, you will find a number of good hotels and guest houses, offering accommodation at affordable rates. Besides these, the town also has plenty of eating joints including restaurants, dhabas and fast-food outlets. While on Katra trip, take a leisurely stroll through the main market, where you can buy woollen garments, leather jackets, hosiery, dry fruits and several other items. Dont forget to bargain while shopping in the markets of Katra. Further proceed towards Vaishno Devi shrine either on foot or on a pony. Palanquins are also available at Katra to reach the shrine of Vaishno Devi. Remember, before starting trekking expedition to Vaishno Devi, you need to register yourself at the concerned office in Katra. By registration, pilgrims while on a trek to Vaishno Devi get an accidental insurance of Rs. 1 lakh. From Vaishno Devi shrine, a trek of about 1.5 km takes you to the temple of Baba Bhaironath. Katra Packages - Best offers on Katra tours & travel packages at MakeMyTrip. Click to book customized Katra packages & get exciting deals for Katra holiday packages.