Katra Tour Operators to promote tourism in Bhadarwah

Mohd Majid Malik/Bhaderwah
April 20, 2017 BUSINESS 309 Views

Stake holders of tourism in Bhaderwah along with Bhaderwah Development Authority organised a tour for leading tour operators of Katra in Bhaderwah to create mass awareness about new areas of tourism and pilgrim importance.Around 30 leading tour operators and hoteliers from Katra representing tours and travel associations and hotels, besides officials of JKTDC and BDA were part of the FAM tour which was primarily aimed at to promote better understanding among tour operators of Katra with local stake holders and also to give a practical shape to divert Shri Vaishno Devi pilgrims to various locations of Bhaderwah valley.During their stay at Bhaderwah, The FAM tour participants visited snow filled meadows of Padri, Khani—top on inter state Bhaderwah-Chamba Road, Guldanda and Thanthera on Bhaderwah-Basholi road and Jai Ghati. They also visited ancient temples like Gupt Ganga, Vasak-dera, Chandi Mata Temple Chinote and historic Vasuki Nag temple Gatha.“Tourism season is gradually picking up and to give it a boost, we organised a FAM tour for the main tour operators of Katra. Besides taking them to the various location to tap its full potential during this season, we also organised an interaction session of the visiting tour operators with the local stake holders for better understanding among them”, said, Tariq Chowdhary and Raiz Ahme Najar local stake holders of Tourism in Bhaderwah .

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