Location : 112 kilometers from Jammu in J and K
Known As : The Hill Resort
Known For: View Point Overlooking Chenab Gorge
Mostly Visited For : Chinar Garden, Skating Garden, Nag Temple, and Three Springs
|To See :||Chinar Garden, Picnic Spot and Skating Park.|
|Don't Miss :||Visiting The Shudh Maha Devi ka Pahad That Houses The Holy Trishul (Trident).|
|Adventure Options :||Trekking, Skiing, Aerosports, Golf , Horse Riding and Sledging.|
|Must Try :||Taking Long Walks Among the Cedar Forest.|
|Must Visit :||Nag Temple at Ishadhari.|
|Getting Around :||Shiv Garh 11 km, Gauri Kund 45 km, Mansar Lake 75 km.|
|Important Destinations :||Jammu 112 km, Sansar 20 km.|
|Getting There :||Air Jammu
is the nearest Airport.
Rail Jammu Tawi Railhead is the Which is 119 km Away.
Road National Highway 1A Connects Jammu To Patnitop.
|Where To Stay :||Vardaan Resorts, Asia The Oasis Resort, Green Land Parks, Green Top.|
Patnitop is one of the most beautiful hill resort in Jammu region that offers a great deal of adventure, cultural, religious and recreation activities options to the tourists. With Patnitop tourism explore the beauty of Himalayan valley along with extremely beautiful trekking routes. Travel to Patnitop and experience the other attractions of Patnitop hill station like cultural festivals, music and dance and Patnitop monumental attractions.
The hill resort of Patnitop is most suitable for the long walks in the lush green forest tracks where the chirping of birds, cool mountain breeze, panoramic beauty of the Chenab basin and never hot weather reinvigorates the souls of the people from plains and relieves the urbanites from the maddening crowd and hullabaloo of their cities. This charming plateau is situated 110 kilometers from Jammu along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, at an altitude of 6,640 feet. It is also the highest point on the highway. Patnitop was only discovered in the 20th century, as compared to other hill stations of the state that had been discovered centuries ago. The unspoiled beauty of this resort, well guarded by the Patnitop Development Authority, invites the world wide travelers to have a fun filled holiday on this hill station and explore the adventure, cultural, religious and recreational tourism options that are very unique to this place.
Patnitop is a place that can be visited all round the
year. Cool and bracing in the heights of summer, it is hot destination
during winters as well, when it is covered by the snow blanket. Whatever
the season may be, there is no competitor to its serenity. The bewitching
sight of cedar woods and lush green mountains in summer is replaced by the
beauty of snow covered mountains. It will be a breath taking experience to
have a sight of the snow mountains turning golden in color at the time of
sun set. Similarly you will be stunned by the vistas of the Chenab Gorge,
that Patnitop offers from its excellent vantage points.
Being only five kilometers in area, it is always easy to walk and explore the untrodden ways, if you wish there are ponies on hire and you can enjoy a horse ride while visiting the nearby spots, most of the place can be approached by car. For the travelers the must visit spots are Chinar Garden, Picnic Spot and Skating Park. The three gushing ice cold water springs with the medicinal properties located in the area is the ideal place to have a bath that is really very beneficial for your skin. Plan your holidays to this place and enjoy the natures endowments.
There is no denial to the fact that Patnitop is the ideal place to have a pleasant walk in the verdant woods and hear the winds soughing through cedar woods. Heaven for trekkers, there are paths for long as well as short trek to the nearby mountains. If you are an ace trekker go to Kud or Batote otherwise you can have a shot trek to Shiv Garh that is 11 km away and Madha Top, the ridge opposite to Patnitop. Sansar also known as Mini Gulmarg is a grassy meadow fringed by fir trees and offer the adventurous Aerosports. The 9 hole golf course adds charm to this place. During winters you can get an opportunity to learn basic skiing at Patnitop, enjoy sledging, make snowmen and have a snowball fight with your friends.
This place has the privilege to house the 6th century Nag temple at Ishadhari and the site of the oldest temples in the Jammu region at Krimchi near Mantalai, the place where Lord Shiva is said to have married Goddess Paravati Devi. Just outside Patnitop is Shudh Mahadev Ka Pahad which house the holy trishul (trident). These temples are one of the most revered temples in Hinduism and are thronged by thousands of tourists to offer their tribute to gods and goddesses and achieve the spiritual Nirvana.
This hill resort is towering above the Chenab George at 6,640 feet, 112 kilometers ahead of Jammu and is connected to this city by road. JKSRTC buses and hired taxis are the common mode of transportation and the main railway station and railhead is located at Jammu. At Patnitop you can stay at the JKTDC cottages and bungalows but advance booking is must otherwise there is no dearth for private hotels suiting the budgets of all pockets.
Top 5 Reasons to Visit Patnitop
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