Mantalai-Rediscover yourself in the Mountains
Situated amidst the lush Deodar forests Mantalai in Jammu and Kashmir is a place where the glorious Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati were unified by marriage. Treat your sights to the view of mountainous landscapes that will pull you towards this place like gravity. You can view these landscapes by an adventurous excursion through the woods of Naina Devi which is just at a distance of 5kms from this place.
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How to Reach:
Jammu Airport is the closest to the location of this temple. People from all parts of the country can fly to this place as major airlines have regular flights.
State transport services offer regular bus services from Udhampur, Jammu and Katra. You can avail buses as per your convenience.
Nearest railway station from this temple is Jammu Tawai Railway Station. This station is well connected to other parts of the country. From here, one can take a taxi or bus to reach Mantalai
Best Time to Visit:
Mid-June is considered to be the best time for a pilgrimage during the period between full moon and Chaudash. To make it more sacred, pilgrims are recommended to visit the temple between Punya Jayeshth purnima and Vayas purnima.