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50 kms from Jammu. This small town serves as the base camp for visiting the famous shrine of Vaishnodeviji in the Trikuta Hills. The shrine is approachable on foot along a 12 kms. Long well laid foot-path. Every year, nearly 4 million pilgrims pass through Katra on their way to Vaishnodeviji. Accomodation is available in Tourist Bungalows, Yatrika and a number of private hotels, beside.
How to Reach :
By Air/Road/Rail upto Jammu and by road from Jammu. J & K SRTC runs buses and Luxury Coaches from railway station toi Katra. JKTDC has also similar arrange ments. Taxis in form of Maruti Vans, TATA Sumos and Ambassdors are also available for tourists.