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