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"Katra never sleeps” - A popular Saying 

The temple town of Katra aka Katra Vaishno Devi is situated on the foothills of the Trikuta Hills, the holy abode of Mata Vaishno Devi. Part of the state of J& K, it serves as the base camp for those visiting the holy cave shrine. One has to be in Katra to understand the spirit of this place to see thousands of devotees from all across and outside thronging this place day and night. Devotees cutting across religious identities have just only one thing running on their mind and that is to have a glimpse of their beloved holy mother. Vaishno Devi, it is believed never lets her children go empty-handed from her Durbar.

Mind you Katra has its own charm. It is not just a mere transit point for pilgrims going to or returning from Vaishno Devi. It is a bustling city on the main Jammu Srinagar National Highway. 

You can reach Katra by taking Buses (both state-run and private), hired private vehicles or on your own. Accommodation is generally not a problem provided you are not coming on the peak seasons such as during Navratras. For food, you don’t need to worry there are plenty of restaurants, small eateries serving100 % vegetarian food. 
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i like to book 3 beds in manokamana at mata vaishno devi bhawan for 1 day on 13th june 2009 to 14th june 2009. So please tell me the procedure that how can it be possible.

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Anonymous
Asked on 2019-05-23 23:00
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i would like to know is dshran to Vashino Devi is available since i heard there is some dissturbance of some fire in the jungle-- pls guide

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Anonymous
Asked on 2019-05-23 16:37
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Hi,

No this may be some sort of rumor, U will be provided with all sort of safety measures and guided by the SHRINE BOARD Authorities, pls. come and have safe darshan... wish u all d best....

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Anonymous
Replied on 2019-05-23 16:37

Hiiii
 
Thanks for your query in Kiomoi,
 
There r two different places and u cant plan it at the same time or u start ur journey from katra and then u go to shivkhori from there then in another visit u plan for amarnath.

Good Day !!!

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Anonymous
Asked on 2019-05-20 10:23
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Hi,
 
Thanks for your query in Kiomoi,
 
Well u dint mentioned frm whch place u askng abt duration...
lets start frm jammu ( first day)
for eg u reach jammu by train or by air in afternoon ..take overnight journey to vaishnodevi frm katra , coz its gonna be very hot during day time .... it takes 4-5 hours in normal to reach bhawan ....
summarising the whole trip .....u need
1 day to vaishnodevi
1 day to shivkhori
1 day to reach baltal or pahalgam
 
now ther's a choice in the two routes ...one frm pahalgam which takes 2 days to reach amarnath and then come back via baltal which take 6-7 hours to reach baltal base camp.
 
or  take baltal route for both ways ...which would take 6-7 hours by foot or 4 hours on horse.
baltal route saves time as one can do to and fro in same day .... but from pahalgam route to and fro needs 4 days .....best option wud be baltal for to nd fro ..... or if u wana stretch it a little go via pahalgam route nd come back via baltal route.........
 
so the duration of the trip may vary depending upon ur choice....
but in general days u need are, 
1 for vaishnodevi , 1 for shivkhori nd bck to katra , 1 to reach pahalgam or baltan from katra and then u can count thru the route u take and then one whole day to reach back to jammu.
so depends ......minimum u require is week's time coz u need rest after a sleepless night trip to v.devi.
 
Good Day !!!

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Anonymous
Asked on 2019-05-19 10:11
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Dear Kiomoi Expet,

Thanks for your query in Kiomoi,

Keep two days for katra vaishno devi, two days for shiv khori and about 9 to 10 days for amarnath . So you will need atleast 15 days in hand.

Good Day !!!

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Anonymous
Asked on 2019-05-18 15:50
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I want to go Karta Shiv kohri & Amarnath in my tour, how much day would be sufficent to visit this three places, i will do chadai on foot.

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Anonymous
Asked on 2019-05-18 12:13
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which are the places around Katra?

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Anonymous
Asked on 2019-05-15 17:27
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Hi Isha,

There are a large number of places which you can see around Katra. For complete information Katra, you can refer to the below mentioned link.

www.kiomoi.com/travel-guide/katra/attractions-24-0.htm

Regards

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Anonymous
Replied on 2019-05-15 17:27

Hotels in Katra for family stay.

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Anonymous
Asked on 2019-05-13 13:21
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Hi....,

Thanks  for your query, below i would like to suggest best hotels in Katra.

www.kiomoi.com/idl_tourist_bungalow12_katra.htm

www.kiomoi.com/idl_hotel_devi_grand_katra.htm

www.kiomoi.com/idl_basera_hotel1_katra.htm

These are very good hotels in Katra, for hotels booking and confirmation kindly contact Kiomoi Team, you can mail us at support@kiomoi.com or call us on 9958891364. our travel expert would be happy to assist you.

Now kiomoi.com is authorised agent of JKTDC.

Good Day.

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Anonymous
Replied on 2019-05-13 13:21

For two night stay i want to know about budgeted & good accomodation in katra. kindly suggest.

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Anonymous
Asked on 2019-05-11 11:10
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Dear sir,

Thanks for your query, below i would like to suggest you budgeted & good Hotels in Katra.

Shivam Hotel, Katra

Subhash Hotel, Katra

Saraswati Hotel, Katra

These are the budgeted & good hotels in Katra, for hotel booking and confirmation kindly contact  Kiomoi Team, you can mail us at support@kiomoi.com or call us on 9958891364 OR 91-120-4666444, our travel expert would be happy to assist you.

Very soon you will get another answer of your query.

Good Day!!!!

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Anonymous
Replied on 2019-05-11 11:10

 yes, but the prasad provided will be limited in amount.So one may need to buy extra prasad

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Anonymous
Asked on 2019-05-05 23:37
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Dear Sir,

Greetings from Dawn Holidays
 
From katra you will not get Conveyance . You have to change the Bus in Jammu and from Jammu you will get buses to Manali..
 
 
Regards from

Manzoor Ahmed

Dawn Holidays

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Anonymous
Asked on 2019-05-04 10:40
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From Katra , how do I reach Shimla. A.R.Mandal asimrmandal2004@yahoo.co.in

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Anonymous
Asked on 2019-05-02 10:16
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Dear Mr. Mandal,

From Katra you need to reach Jammu & from Jammu you will get the buses to Shimla.

Regards from
Manzoor Ahmed

Dawn Holidays

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Anonymous
Replied on 2019-05-02 10:16
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