Places to Visit
A knowable and one of the holiest places in India. Millions of devotees visit Vaishno Devi Maa every year. Hindu Pilgrims from all over the world come to take blessings from Devi Maa all through the year. Vaishno Devi is also famous as Mata Rani, Trikuta Bhagawati, and Vaishnavi.
It is located 42 km from the city of Jammu
Situated at the base of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra is the base camp for the devotees who are visiting the sacred shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi. The expedition to the shrine from Katra is a walking journey of around 13 km and is full of beautiful views. Travelers can easily access Katra, a small town in Udhampur District, from Jammu city, which is around 45 km away. Dotted with numerous hotels, guesthouses, restaurants and Dhabas, Katra is a prime destination of Jammu and Kashmir tourism. Being associated with Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra, most of the attractions in Katra are religious places like Charan Paduka, Bhairo Mandir and Geeta Mandir.
This is another religious place in J&K state. This holy Hindu temple of Baba Dhansar also draws thousands of Hindu pilgrims every year. The temple is near to Karua Jheel in Karua village. According to the locals, Baba Dhansar was the son of Vasudeva and with the help of Lord Shiva he able to kill a demon, who lives in the Karua Jheel.
A beautiful hill station on Jammu-Srinagar highway, 6,640 feet high from sea level. Surrounded by Pine and Cedar, this green valley is a dream place to be. The Patnitop hill station is only place in Jammu where you can witness snowfall in winter. Fresh air, breathtaking beauty will give you enormous peace and joy. Those who love adventure sports like; trekking, paragliding, golfing, skiing, also can enjoy.
There are few places like Nathatop, Naag Mandir, Shudh Mahadev, Mantalai, where you must go while in Patnitop