Katra Things to Do
When you go on a trip to India, you are sure to have fun and learn history at the same time. In Katra there are plethora of activities, but here are just a few to suggest for you.
See the Temple Via Helicopter Ride
If there is any way to feel like you are splurging on your vacation or partake in a once in a lifetime experience, this is the activity to plan for. Taking a helicopter ride to the Temple is something that locals and tourists embark on every day in Katra. This trip is 2.5 kms from beginning to the Temple. Each ride is Rs.800 per person for one way (Rs.1600 round trip).
Essentially some people just take the helicopter one way for the experience and comes back via a horse or by walking. In order to be considered for this helicopter ride, it is recommended that you book one month in advance. This is due to its popularity and high demand.
It is important to realize that the passengers weight is taking before deciding each beginning trip. This check is simply for safety purposes and not to overload the helicopter with too many passengers at once.
The Trikoota Hills
Feel like getting some exercise in? This 14 km path will take you on a challenging journey to a shrine of the Goddess Vaishnodevi. This is going to be an experience that you will not forget. The history behind it is absolutely worth keeping it a slight mystery.
After the amount of walking you will have done throughout your trip, gift yourself with a foot massage. You will thank yourself after a few minutes of pondering on the amazing experiences in Katra you have had.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about things to do in Katra, India.