Situated in the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as the base camp for pilgrims who visit Vaishno Devi. Welcomhotel – one of the brands from ITC Hotels, has launched its latest 83-keys property at Katra in Jammu. With spiritual tourism on a constant surge, this new addition of luxurious hotels in the city will surely bring joy to travellers seeking a fulfilling destination experience.
Anil Chadha, COO, ITC Hotels said, “Brand Welcomhotel continues on its expansion spree offering guests the most beautiful destination properties like Welcomhotel Katra- popular for its scenic beauty and spiritual air. Katra truly offers the best of enriching experiences, for both pilgrimage and leisure.”
About the hotel
Among the 83 numbers of well-appointed rooms in the hotel, 14 numbers club rooms and 6 numbers suites are there. The rooms and suites range from 28 sq. m to 54 sq. m. Due to its hillside location, you can get views of mountains from the room. All the rooms are decorated with hanging bells, hand paintings, and mandala motifs on the interior wall.
There are 2 F&B outlets in the hotel. Among them, Welcomcafe offers a delightful all-day dining experience and the other one named Dough & Co. offers sweet and savory items from 11 A.M. to 8 P.M. The ingredients used in the outlets are sourced from the local farming community of the neighborhood.
Keeping the recent pandemic situation in mind, Welcomhotel Katra strictly follows the DNV Platinum Level Certified ‘WeAssure” protocol which makes the stay more hygienic and risk-free.
Very soon the swimming pool and the Spa will be opened in the hotel.
The tariff for the Deluxe Room is Rs. 10,000 per night excluding taxes. The tariff for Suites and Club rooms is Rs. 11,500 and Rs. 15,000 per night excluding taxes accordingly. As an introductory offer, they are providing Complimentary breakfast at the coffee shop, which is included in the tariff.
The hotel is located just 45 km from Jammu airport and only 3.2 km. from starting point of the Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrimage (Ban Ganga). Welcomhotel Katra is also well-connected to a variety of picturesque destinations in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Things to do while in Katra
Most of the people visit Katra for Vaishno Devi darshan. Located at the top of Trikuta Hill, a holy trek to Vaishno Devi is a must-to-do in Katra. You also can visit Shivkhori, Sulla Park, during your stay at Welcomhotel Katra.
For the thrill-seekers and nature lovers, Patnitop is just 85 kilometers drive away. The route to the hill station is truly poetic with the beautifully lined pine and cedar trees. It is the only hill station in Jammu where you can see snowfall in the winter.
If you want to do some adventure activity in Katra, you can do white water rafting over Chenab River. This is one of those activities that you will always cherish in your life. The entire length of the float is fifteen kilometers and is one of the most famous rafting stretches around the globe.
So, Welcomhotel Katra is a destination that offers a gleeful experience to discerning travellers, who are in search of some rest and rejuvenation along with their pilgrimage.
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