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Jammu and Kashmir | India
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Jammu is categorised as Business and Transit


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Bahu Fort (Photo Courtesy: Nvvchar)
Raghunath Temple (Photo Courtesy: Bhadani)

Reasons to Visit
  • Jammu is a regional center for trade, state capital and home to The Raghunath temple.
  • Jammu is visited as a point of access for visiting Vaishnodevi Temple, which is 13 km walk from Katra, which is about 50 km from Jammu.
  • Jammu is visited along with Patnitop and Himachal Pradesh Hill stations (Dalhousie and Dharamsala), Kaangra Temples (Jwalamukhi, Chintpurni, Chamundadevi and Bhagshunag), Harminder Sahib in Amritsar (Golden Temple) and Tea Plantations of Palampur.
Recommendations
  • Significant Pilgrimages in Jammu region"Raghunath Temple complex in Jammu comprises seven shrines each with its own Sikhara and is one of the largest temple complexes in North India. Raghunath Temple is infamous for its aggressive Priests. Pilgrims to Jammu make it a point to visit Raghunath Temple before proceeding to Katra for Vaishnodevi."
  • Airports and Popular Access points in Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh"Jammu Airport and Jammu Tawi Railway Station are best access point to visit Katra (Vaishnodevi Temple) and even destinations in Kangra Valley such as Dharamsala (200 kms), Dalhousie (180 kms)."
Access Information

Jammu has 5 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Mid-segment3
Premium2
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Hotel5

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1 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Jammu

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Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Jammu

Holiday

  • Pilgrimage Itinerary- HP Temples and Gurudwaras - Jammu - Vaishnodevi - Golden Temple (8 Nights)

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Jammu has 10 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Leh and drop to Jammu (in 2 days)Rs. 27435
Pickup from Leh and drop to Jammu (in 3 days) or Vice VersaRs. 30092

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Jammu Temple visitsRs. 2223

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Car hire - Manali to Jammu dropRs. 11969
Pickup from Dharamsala and drop to JammuRs. 5000
Pickup/Drop between Jammu and AmritsarRs. 5868
Pickup/Drop between Jammu and DalhousieRs. 7041
Pickup/Drop between Jammu and PatnitopRs. 3334
Pickup/Drop between Srinagar and JammuRs. 6667

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Jammu and KatraRs. 2917

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Destination Ideas

  • Jammu Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Most popular temple in Jammu, situated in the heart of the city and surrounded by a group of other temples, this temple dedicated to Lord Rama.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Rama
    0
    A Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, on the Shalimar Road in Jammu near the New Secretariat, and built by Maharaja Ranbir Singh in1883 AD.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    3
    5 kms from Jammu city situated on a rock face on the left bank of the river Tawi, this is perhaps the oldest fort and edifice in the city. Constructed originally by Raja Bahulochan over 3,000 years ago. The temple inside is dedicated to the Goddess Kali popularly known as Bave wali Mata.
    View Point
    Valley Views
    5
    Peer Kho Cave temple is a Lord Shiva temple on the bank of river Tawi and it is widely believed that Ramayan character Jamvant (the bear god) meditated in this cave
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    5
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Vaishnodevi is one of the most visited temples in India. Its accessible via a 13 kms arduous climb or on a palanquin or via a helicopter ride. Enroute to Vaishnodevi temple following temples are also visited by Devotees * Banganga - 01 Km * Charan Paduka - 2.5 Kms * Adhkuwari - 6 Kms * Himkoti - 8.5 kms * Sanjichhat - 9.5 Km * Bhawan - 13.0 Kms * Bhairon Ghati (Via Bhawan) - 14.5 Kms
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha
    63
    Shiv Khori is a cave temple at 140 km north of Jammu and 80 km from Katra. Buses and light vehicles go up to Ransoo, the base camp of pilgrimage. People walk for 3 km on a track constructed by the Shiv Khori Shrine Board. Lakhs of Devotees come here on a pilgrimage annually
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    140
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Purmandal, also known as Chhota Kashi, is located 35 km from Jammu city. It has several temples of Shiva and other deities.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    40

Destinations within reach from Jammu

  • Katra ( 50 Km )

    Katra, is base town to visit Vaishno Devi temple which is 13 kms walk (or a helicopter ride) away more

  • Patnitop ( 110 Km )

    Patnitop (112 km from Jammu) is a stopover on the Jammu/Katra - Pahalgam Route in summer (Apr-Oct) more

  • Pong Dam ( 150 Km )

    The Maharana Pratap Sagar reservoir (Popularly known as Pong Dam) in Kangra area and known for its more

  • Kangra ( 188 Km )

    Kangra is district headquarters and visited for the Brajeshwari Devi temple, one of the most more

  • Hamirpur ( 250 Km )

    Hamirpur lies enroute from Jalandhar - Mandi - Kullu - Manali route. 45 Kms from Hamirpur lies more

  • Una ( 250 Km )

    Una lies on the Punjab - Himachal border at 120 kms from Chandigarh and is the access point to more

  • Daksum ( 251 Km )

    Daksum (8500 ft asl) is a hillside area overlooking coniferous forests and stunning views. Daksum more

  • Pahalgam ( 285 Km )

    Pahalgam (100 km from Srinagar) is originally a Shephards Village and is now a premier holiday more

  • Srinagar ( 300 Km )

    Srinagar is the summer capital city of Kashmir. Srinagar is a city famous for its lake experience. more

  • Ropar ( 300 Km )

    Ropar lies only 50 kms from Chandigarh. The major pilgrimage destinations in Ropar comprise Naina more

  • Siswan ( 332 Km )

    Siswan area near Siswan Dam (40 kms from Chandigarh) is excellent for bird watching and some more

  • Gulmarg ( 342 Km )

    Gulmarg is a ski resort and summer holiday destination situated 46 km southwest of Srinagar and is more

  • Kalka ( 356 Km )

    Kalka is a railhead at 40 kms from Chandigarh and starting point of the renowned Kalka - Shimla more

  • Patiala ( 373 Km )

    Patiala is known for its heritage buildings and monuments and visited for heritage hotel “Baradari more

  • Kullu ( 377 Km )

    Kulllu area is known for apple orchards and trout fishing besides a range of adventure activities more

  • Kasauli ( 380 Km )

    Kasauli is a small cantonment town in Solan district off Kalka - Shimla Highway and still retains more

  • Shoja ( 381 Km )

    Shoja (or called Sohja or Sojha) is a Himalayan hamlet (8500 ft asl) 5 kms short of Jalori Pass. more

  • Raison ( 391 Km )

    Raison is a riverside location 15 kms after Kullu and 26 kms before Manali, known for off-beat and more

  • Naggar ( 398 Km )

    Naggar (20 kms from Kullu and Manali) on the left bank of the Beas River and offers commanding more

  • Solan ( 401 Km )

    Solan is home to some getaways and a transit stay option on Kakla - Shimla highway. more

  • Manali ( 417 Km )

    Manali (7000 ft) is a major hill station and a preferred Ex-Chandigarh weekend Getaway and a more

  • Katehra ( 423 Km )

    Katehra lies on the edge of India - Pakistan border in Punjab countryside and where guests arrive more

  • Shoghi ( 435 Km )

    Shoghi is a wooded area 15 kms before Shimla. There are couple of adventure / nature oriented more

  • Naldehra ( 436 Km )

    Naldehra is a Himalayan getaway situated at an altitude of 2044 m, lies about 23 km from Shimla. more

  • Rajgarh ( 439 Km )

    Rajgarh (6500 ft asl) lies on the Solan - Nahan route in remote and unexplored Sirmour district of more

  • Chail ( 441 Km )

    Chail was the summer capital of the flamboyant Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala and now Summer more

  • Shimla ( 448 Km )

    Shimla being the famous holiday resort that used to enjoy the status of being the summer capital more

  • Nahan ( 451 Km )

    Nahan is a nature centric getaway and base town to visit Renuka Lake, a local pilgrim centre. more

  • Mashobra ( 458 Km )

    Mashobra is 12 km from Naldehra near Shimla. Situated at a height of 2600 m, Mashobra is a retreat more

  • Kufri ( 462 Km )

    Kufri is a hillside getaway situated at an altitude of 2633 m above the sea level and 19 km from more

  • Fagu ( 466 Km )

    Fagu is a hilamayan getaway around Shimla and one of the highest points in the area and therefore more

  • Karnal ( 468 Km )

    Karnal lies on NH-01 (GT Road or Delhi - Ambala highway) at 125 kms from New Delhi. Karnal is a more

  • Meerut ( 578 Km )

    Meerut lies 70 kms from New Delhi and is one of the largest producers of sports goods, and the more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Jammu,Jammu and Kashmir,India

January
21°C / 8°C
February
21°C / 10°C
March
29°C / 14°C
April
34°C / 18°C
May
40°C / 23°C
June
42°C / 28°C
July
41°C / 28°C
August
36°C / 25°C
September
35°C / 23°C
October
32°C / 17°C
November
27°C / 13°C
December
23°C / 10°C

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Getting There

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Jammu
Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
General Bus StandGeneral Bus Stand is an area across Tawi River at 3 kms from Railway station where mid-segment business hotels are situatedTransit/Business4
Palace RoadPalace Road is situated at 7 kms from railway station on the city outskirts overlooking the river where Hari Niwas Heritage hotel is situated.Transit/Getaway1
Railway StationWithin 1 km of Railway station near Bahu PlazaTransit/Business-
BaglaBagla lies at 20 kms from Jammu on NH-01A on the Jammu - Pathankot Road. Bagla is excellent for stopovers for guests travelling enroute.Transit/Getaway-
Airport in Jammu
  • Satwari Airport ( IXJ ) , Jammu
Railway Stations in Jammu
  • Jammu Tawi ( JAT ), Jammu
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