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Serenic Katra Railway Station : India's cleanest Railway Stations

Katra Railway station ( Jammu and Kashmir) is surely one of the beautiful railway stations that could be found in our country.

India is a world giant if you talk about railway networks. 

Its so humongous that if ; the full track length of Indian Railways is placed linearly, it can cover 1.5 times the actual perimeter of earth.

Taking this talk further!

today we want to share some cool facts about Katra railway station which is situated in Jammu and Kashmir.

Firstly,

This Railway Station is perfectly situated in nature's lap.

Serenic view, Cleanliness, gorgeous experience, Hill station thrill can be expected here.

This is beautifully written by Vivek Kumar. In his Visit to Karta Railway station.

Another beautiful thing about Katra railway station is it is full of modern equipments. 

For example on the right they have refreshment Centre, guest houses which include dormitory bed and restaurants, they have stalls for Kashmiri handicrafts, many kinds of dry fruit shop traditional material are available for tourists to buy.

Purpose of  Majority of tourists that come to Katra railway station is to visit Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Mandir. Which is called one of the holiest places in Hindu religion.

95% of earning of local people living in this region is based on tourism.

It was inaugurated by India's Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in Year 2014. Till then this railway station has hosted millions of pilgrims who come here for Darshan to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi.

One of the most attractive thing about this railway station is that it's majority of energy requirements comes from solar energy. 

The Mega project launched by J and K government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made this possible.

If you talk about cleanliness in this railway station we can easily say that ; it is one of the most clean active railway stations of India.

If you wish to visit Shri Mata Vaishno Devi mandir we would highly recommend you to take the train route via Katra railway station because in this way you can experience the extraordinary nature, hill station experience right from railway station itself.

Don't forget to check out Jammu and Kashmir Tourism whenever you visit Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra railway station.

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It is almost time again. Blue Monday. So-called the most depressing day of the year. People would feel sad on this day for all sorts of reasons. We have lost sight of the good intentions, the salary is still waiting for us, the merry Christmas is the daily grind back ... Go on and on. How often do we hear: " January takes so long ".

Once. It is a long, gray and cold month. We are all secretly ready for vacation. A sunny vacation. Voyage Nomad have listed three sunny winter destinations that will certainly make you warmer!


CURACAO

It is about 9 hours flying to sunny Curacao, where you can enjoy an average temperature of 28.5 ° C for 8 hours a day! Cooling off in the sea is difficult, with a sea water temperature of 27 ° C. Want to sunbathe? Then go for the most beautiful beaches to the Kleine Knip and Grote Knip. On both beaches you really get a Bounty feeling! White sand, an azure blue sea and background music from the rippling waves ... Do you like quiet beaches? Then go to Kleine Knip. There are few to no facilities here and it is quieter.

Of course a small road trip in Curacao cannot be missed. Because yes, you also have the best holiday on the small island with a rental car at your doorstep! A nice route is that from Willemstad to Westpunt. Along the way you will not only come across beautiful beaches, but also a number of special nature parks. And near Sint Willibrordus you can spot flamingos. How fun!


GRAN CANARIA

Only 4.5 hours of flying and you get off in the warm Gran Canaria. The average temperature during the winter months is 21.3 ° C. Want to swim? With a little luck, that is still possible.

Are you on vacation with your loved one? Then a visit to Playa de Amadores, the beach of loved ones, should not be missed. The yellow gold beach is on a wide bay with crystal clear water. Finish the afternoon with a nice glass of wine or a tasty cocktail? Behind the beach you will find various restaurants and bars. A nice market is held twice a week near the beach in Puerto de Mogan. Also nice to spend an afternoon strolling.


FLORIDA

It takes about 13 hours to fly to Miami. Quite a long piece, but afterwards you can fully enjoy the winter sun! During the day it is a nice 22 ° C in Florida, the sea water is around 23 degrees and you can enjoy no less than 7 hours of sunshine every day.

Florida certainly belongs in this list of winter sun destinations. It might not be a destination where you can only sunbathe on the beach, but you can optimally enjoy a pleasant temperature during road tripping. So you can visit Miami, then to Orlando and of course not to forget: The Florida Keys. And yes, you can of course enjoy sunbathing, boat trips or snorkeling.

Are you the types who don’t wish to spend much on your vacation and still want to enjoy the holiday to the best, soaking up what all the place has to offer? Well, if yes, then the list is surely going to help you. Come, take a look:

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

The “Yoga Capital of World” is also one of the favourite hippie spots and one place which can be explored even when you are travelling on a tight budget. Situated just about 250 km from Delhi, Rishikesh is well-connected via train and road including the state transport and private buses. In case, you are planning to travel by train to this holy city, it would be a good idea to check for IRCTC seat availability with fare and timings across different trains for a hassle-free experience.

Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh

If you live in the capital city or around it and looking for a nice vacation place where you don’t have to shell out much, then Mcleodganj would be one of the best bets. While the hotel tariffs can between INR 300 to 400 per day if you wish to stay at Dharamkot or Naddi, you can also explore the town without spending much. Some of the famous attractions of this pretty hill resort are Dal Lake, Tibet Museum, St. John in the Wilderness and the Cricket Stadium at Dharamsala among others. When here, don’t forget to indulge in some yummy local dishes for that complete experience.

Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Situated just about 80km from Trivandrum, Kanyakumari is a place which offers that much needed quietude and solitude from the chaotic city life. The most famous attraction of Kanyakumari is the Vivekananda Rock Memorial which attracts loads of tourists every day. With a number of good budget accommodation options, ranging from INR 800 per day and easy accessibility from Trivandrum via road and rail, the city is definitely one of the best choices if you are planning for a budget holiday. In case, you wish to take a train journey, it would be a goodbidea to check details train berth availability and seat availability prior to your bookings.

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

The holy city of Varanasi is another good option for budget travellers and that explains why it is one of the most favourite destinations for backpackers. There is a lot to explore and learn when you are here. For instance, you can take a lesson or two in meditation, Indian classical music or yoga- the choice is yours. Food, stay and transportation costs in Varanasi are very cheap and you can get a hotel room at INR 300 per day and the city is also well-connected via road and rail to almost all major cities in India. If you are planning to take a Delhi-Varanasi train, we suggest you to check with Indian Railways Enquiry for relevant details.

So, what are you thinking now? Plan your bags and happy travel.

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