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People of katra

Katra has a population of just 9,008 individuals, according to the census of 2011. The town has an average literacy rate of 70%, which is higher than the national average. The majority of the people are Hindus and religion forms a very important part in their lives. The town is the base camp for Vaishno Devi Temple pilgrimage and attracts Hindus from all over the country, belonging to different castes, sects, ethnicities and regions. The tourism industry is one of the main sources of livelihood for the people of Katra. Most of the hotels, shops and restaurants near the shrine are run by the locals.

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  • Theme of Katra [Pilgrimage, Adventure, Hill station]
  • You'll love Katra for [Scenic beauty, Temples]
  • Watchout for [Extreme weather conditions]
  • Best Time To Visit
    March - November
  • Altitude 2,871 ft. above sea level

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Holiday Packages In katra

  • katra
    Vaishno Devi Darshan
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.3,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In katra

  • katra
    Sightseeing Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.3,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Popular Domestic Destinations

  • manali
    manali
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.4,250
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • goa
    goa
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.7,000
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • kashmir
    kashmir
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.8,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in katra

  • Hotel Continent Panchvati
    Hotel Continent Panchvati
    Katra
    One night from
    Rs.4,300
  • Hotel Shraddha
    Hotel Shraddha
    Katra
    One night from
    Rs.1,999
  • Hotel New Shradha
    Hotel New Shradha
    Katra
    One night from
    Rs.2,200
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Popular Flights To katra

    • DELDelhi
      IXJJammu
    • Go Air
      G8-950
    • 06:10 07:30
      Non Stop
    • 01h 20m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,434
    • LKOLucknow
      IXJJammu
    • Go Air
      G8-2610
    • 06:00 12:00
      1 Stop
    • 06h 00m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,045
    • JAIJaipur
      IXJJammu
    • Air India
      AI-492
    • 13:30 12:10
      1 Stop
    • 22h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,408
    • BHOBhopal
      IXJJammu
    • Indigo
      6E-2036
    • 10:10 07:35
      1 Stop
    • 21h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,540
    • PNQPune
      IXJJammu
    • Indigo
      6E-2613
    • 17:20 07:35
      1 Stop
    • 14h 15m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,547
    • CCUKolkata
      IXJJammu
    • Spicejet
      SG-8130
    • 06:20 11:55
      1 Stop
    • 05h 35m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,664
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katra Travel Talk Sharing travel experiences - one story at a time

Hidden Gems Of Katra You Knew Nothing About!

Hidden Gems Of Katra You Knew Nothing About!

If you associate Katra with Vaishno Devi only, then you are in for a surprise with this list of hidden places in and around Katra.

20 Aug 2018  | 3-minute read
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Best Things To Do In Katra

Best Things To Do In Katra

Your trip to Katra will be incomplete if you miss out on any of these 5 activities. So book your Katra hotel now & start exploring.

10 Aug 2018  | 3-minute read
Why You Should Head Out To Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary Near Katra?

Why You Should Head Out To Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary Near Katra?

On your way to Katra take a detour and visit Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary - a paradise for nature and wildlife enthusiasts.

06 Aug 2018  | 3- minute-read

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