Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

 

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir attracts tourists from all over the globe to explore the popular tourist destinations. In Reasi district, the tourist destinations you will explore here are religious places, historical fort, parks, waterfall. So today I am sharing those amazing places to visit in Reasi district.




 

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

Katra is one of the popular town in Reasi district because of famous Sri Mata Vaishnodevi temple but their are various tourist destinations that also attract everyone to explore places in  Reasi district. I suggest everyone to plan your itinerary for 2 days extra if you are visiting to Katra at Sri Mata Vaishnodevi.

Reasi is one of the oldest town in the state of Jammu & Kashmir located at a distance of 64 kms away from Jammu city attracts tourists through out the year.

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

Here are the 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district:

1. Sri Mata Vaishnodevi at Katra: Sri  Mata Vaishnodevi is located in the lap of Trikuta hills which is 13 Kms from base camp Katra, the prominent town of District Reasi. Million of Pilgrims  from within and outside the country visit this holy place every year to seek blessings from Goddess Durga.

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

View of Sri Mata Vaishnodevi

2. Baba Agaar Jitto: Agar Jitoo is the ancient shrine of Baba Jitoo. Located at a distance of about eight kilometers from Katra, on the main Reasi-Katra road. The location of the shrine is a very calm and quite place. Baba Agaar Jitto was the true devotee of maa vaishnodevi and is must to visit.

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

3. Nau Devi Temple: Another popular temple near Sri Mata Vaishnodevi at Katra is a popular tourist attraction. Here you will see the nine incarnations of Goddess Durga namely Shailaputri Devi, Bharmachirini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skanda mata, Katyayani, Maha Kali, Maha Gauri and Siddhidatri and also you will see  two caves here, one housing a Shiva Linga and the other the Nau Devis. The surrounding view around the temple is clean and green.

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir
Cave at Nau devi temple

4. Sulla Park: Sulla Park is a serene place to spend quality time with your near and dear ones. Tourists visit this place especially during the summer season to admire the beauty of this mesmerizing place. Take a walk through this nature lovers paradise and click cool pics in the backdrop of this park. October to April is the best time to visit this alluring place. This park is located on the bank of Anji River.

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

 

5. Baba Dansar: Baba Dhansar is located at Karua Jheel near village Karua which is 17 km away from Reasi towards Katra in Reasi district of Jammu & Kashmir State, India. I suggest you to visit this temple after visiting Baba Agaar Jitto temple and Nau Devi temple to explore the beautiful surroundings of this temple. To reach at this temple you need climb over 200 steps where you will see natural shivling and  Pujari of this temple describe the history of this temple very amazing. The natural waterfall and small pond across the temple is very amazing.

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

6. Reasi rafting point: After visiting the religious places and parks next place I am suggesting is full of  adventure and thrilling experience is river rafting. Tourists enjoyed the thrill of river rafting in the chilling water of Chenab river. This rafting point is 67 km away from Jammu city and 25 kms away from Katra. I have experienced the rafting in Chenab river which is incredible and view surrounding the rafting is stunning. The organiser charge rs 500  Per person for 15 -20 minutes. Also in year 2016 River rafting championship was organized here.

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir
Chenab river bridge where rafting starts

My river rafting experience at rafting point, Reasi.

7. Siar Baba: Siar Baba Temple is a cave shrine and is regarded holy by Hindus living around the region and also coming from different parts of the world. This beautiful and majestic temple is 6 kms away from Reasi town with natural water falling from the hills to display scenic beauty to attract  tourists to visit here.

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir
Waterfall at Siar Baba

View of waterfall at Siar Baba

8. Bhimharh fort: Bhimgarh Fort, generally known as the Reasi Fort, is near Reasi, a town approximately 64 km northwest of Jammu and is must to visit.

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

9. Dera Baba Banda: Dera Baba Banda is a sacred place related to Sikhs which is more than 300 years old located in the Reasi district. Dera Baba Banda is dedicated to Baba Banda Bahadur, who was an appointed leader by the Sikh guru – Guru Gobind Singh Ji. The distance of Dera Baba Banda Gurudwara is 30 kms away from Katra. Every year many devotees visit this shrine from all over northern India on the occassion of Vaishakhi, when a three day mela is held. Its must to visit if you are visiting to Katra at Sri Mata Vaishnodevi.

10. Shiv Khori at Ransoo village: Shiv Khori is the sacred place of Lord Shiva which is another popular temple after Sri Mata Vaishnodevi in Jammu Region. To reach here their are two routes one is from Jammu- Katra – Reasi an another route is Jammu- Akhnoor road towards Rajouri. The distance between Katra and Shiv khori is 80 kms and 140 kms from Jammu city. Shiv Khori is surrounded by green luscious mountains at a tracking distance of 3.5 kms from the base camp at Ransoo in Reasi. To reach at Shiv Khiri cave Ponies Palki’s are also available on rent to facilitate pilgrims on the mountainous track where you will see naturally created cave. To reach at Shiv Khori from Katra buses start from morning 8 to 8.30 am daily from bus stand for some 200 rs. and in case you miss this buses you are in for a private taxi costing some 2500 to 3000. Normally devotees visit to Sri Vaishnodevi also visit to Shiv khori after completing the rest for 4-5 hours.

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Reasi district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir

In the end, I hope you like my blog and will plan a 3 day trip to visit popular places after visiting Sri Mata Vaishnodevi at Katra.

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Hello everyone, I am Rahat Arora, I like to explore and capture good travel memories. Being travel lover I am also (travel blogger) through which I share my experience about places with the combination of exploring the place, culture and cuisines. So, I hope you all like my travel experience.

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