Vaishno Devi Mandir is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Shakti, also known as Mata Rani, is a manifestation of the Mother Goddess. also known as Mata Rani and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Mother Goddess.The temple is near the town of Katra, in Udhampur district in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is one of the most revered places of worship in Northern India. The shrine is at an altitude of 5200 feet and a distance of approximately 12 Kilometers (7.45 miles) from Katra. Million of pilgrims visit the temple every year. Patnitop or Patni Top, is a hill top tourist location in Udhampur district on the National Highway 1A, on the way from Udhampur to Srinagar. It is located in the Shiwalik belt of the Himalayas, and is in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The river Chenab flows in close proximity to this location.