There is no dedicated local bus service in Katra. However, several intercity buses pass through the area, throughout the year as it is a major pilgrimage hub. Tourists can use these buses and travel to different parts of the town.
There is no dearth of private cab/taxi services in Katra, as taxi services are the major mode of transport in the town, due to its small size. You can avail a taxi from Katra Taxi Stand and the service is quite regular. Some of the popular taxi companies in Katra are Mahabali Travels & Taxi Service, Northway Taxi Travels Katra and Katra Taxis.
You have the option of renting a car and there are many rental services in Katra. Some of the popular ones are Katra Jammu Taxi Service, Clear Car Rental, Car Rental Jammu, etc. Pilgrims bound to Vaishno Devi can hire ponies and horses for rent, to reach the main shrine.
There are no metro trains in Katra.
There are no local trains in Katra.
Katra is a small town so walking around is not a hassle. You can go for a trek to the nearby hilly areas. It is the most preferred method to reach Vaishno Devi.
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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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