Vaishno Devi Temple


Location : 61 kms km from Jammu

Hotels : Atul Residency, Hotel KC Residency (Katra) , Hotel Jai Maa Inn (Katra)

How to spend time/Attractions : Mata Vaishno Devi Darshan, Dry fruits and Handicraft shopping

Places to Visit : Mata vaishnodevi shrine (katra)

Vaishno Devi Mandir is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Shakti, located in the hills of Vaishno Devi, Jammu and Kashmir, India. In Hinduism, Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Rani and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Mother Goddess.

The temple is near the town of Katra, in the Reasi district in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is one of the most revered places of worship in Northern India. The shrine is at an altitude of 5200 feet and a distance of approximately 14 kilometres (8.38851 miles) from Katra.Approximately 8 million pilgrims (yatris) visit the temple every yearand it is the second most visited religious shrine in India, after Tirumala Venkateswara Temple. The Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board maintains the shrine. A rail link from Udhampur to Katra is being built to facilitate pilgrimage. The nearest airport is Jammu Airport which has very high flight frequency. All leading domestic airlines have their services to Jammu Airport.