Shiv Khori is a famous cave shrine, situated in Reasi tehsil of Udhampur District. It is considered second only to the Vaishno Devi in religious importance. It is one of the most revered cave shrines of Lord Shiva with a naturally formed Shiva lingam. The cave is more than 150 meter long, 1 meter wide and two to three meters high with 4 feet Shiva Lingam which constantly baths in natural milky lime fluid dripping from the roof. The cave is full of natural impression and images of various gods and goddesses of Hindu religion, which are believed to be that 33 crores Hindu deities. For which, Shiv Khori is also known as ‘Home of Gods’.
The holy cave shrine is situated on a hillock in Ransoo Village, the base camp. Devotees need to cover a 3 km trek on foot. Recently, helicopter or chopper services have also been introduced. The shrine is maintained and managed by the Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Development Board.