Places to visit near Jammu

Top tourist places near Jammu

Jammu is on the must visit places map of most tourist and is one of the most popular getaways among Indians and international tourists alike. Places near Jammu are a perfect amalgamation of hill stations, trekking spots, and wildlife sanctuaries. Tourist places near Jammu provide a perfect weekend getaway for laid back vacationers or adrenaline fuelled adventurers alike. There are many tourist places near Jammu that showcases the beauty of the place and offer an unforgettable travel experience. Find here the top places to visit near Jammu.

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Here is the list of 15 Places to visit near Jammu

1. Vaishno Devi, Jammu & Kashmir - The Holy Caves

4.3

11 photos

34 kms from Jammu

Known For : Vaishno Devi Temple, Vaishno Devi | Ardh Kuwari Cave | Bhairavnath Temple, Vaishno Devi

Located in Trikuta hills, 13 km from Katra at the height of 1560 m above sea level with bright clouds and thinning air, this town is the holy cave temple of Mata Vaishnodevi, with spirituality and vibrancy lingering in the atmosphere.

Distance From Jammu: 60.3 km via NH 44 and NH144

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 4,216

Read More 6 Vaishno Devi Attractions

2. Patnitop, Jammu & Kashmir - Photographer's paradise

3.5

9 photos

60 kms from Jammu

Known For : Nathatop | Paragliding in Patnitop | Skiing in Patnitop

With endless meadows and panoramic views of the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas, Patnitop is a perfect place to experience nature at its picturesque best and widest.

Distance From Jammu: 111.7 km via NH44

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 7,000

Read More 12 Patnitop Attractions

3. Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh - Land of His Holiness the Dalai Lama - Little Lhasa

4.3

19 photos

145 kms from Jammu

Known For : Bhagsu Falls | Namgyal Monastery | Tsuglagkhang Complex

Mcleodganj is a hill station near Dharamshala, popular among trekkers. Its culture is a beautiful blend of Tibetan with some British influence.

Distance From Jammu: 193.2 km via NH 44 and NH154

Best Time : October to June

View packages starting from ₹ 10,000

Read More 23 Mcleodganj Attractions

4. Amritsar, Punjab - Gateway to Punjab - home to Golden Temple

4.3

44 photos

121 kms from Jammu

Known For : Golden Temple | Wagah Border | Jallianwala Bagh

Home of the glorious Golden Temple, the iconic city of Amritsar, portrays the heroic character of the Punjab. A day in this peaceful city starts with the spiritual prayers from Gurudwaras. The original name of first the ancient lake, then of the temple complex, and later the surrounding city, meaning "pool of ambrosial nectar."

Distance From Jammu: 212.2 km via NH 44 and NH54

Best Time : October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 11,499

Read More 31 Amritsar Attractions

5. Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir - The Paradise on Earth

4.5

38 photos

151 kms from Jammu

Known For : Dal Lake | Mughal Gardens, Srinagar | Nishat Bagh

Famously known as ‘Heaven on Earth’, Srinagar is every bit the epitome of paradise on earth. As picturesque as the most stunning painting to ever be painted, Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir, lies on the banks of the Jhelum river, and has a cool, pleasant climate all year round, contributing to the perpetual influx of tourists visiting this city which offers a plethora of gorgeous scenic vistas.

Distance From Jammu: 266.1 km via NH44

Best Time : April to October

View packages starting from ₹ 8,000

Read More 42 Srinagar Attractions

6. Sanasar, Jammu & Kashmir - A quieter, lesser known adventure

3.8

11 photos

57 kms from Jammu

Known For : Paragliding | Wilderness Adventure Camps(WAC) | Naag Mandir

One of the lesser known hill stations in Jammu-Kashmir region, Sanasar is an adventure enthusiasts' haven offering various activities such as paragliding, rock climbing, abseiling and trekking.

Distance From Jammu: 129.7 km via NH44

Best Time : April to June

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7. Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh - Little Switzerland of India

4.0

11 photos

107 kms from Jammu

Known For : Khajjiar | Satdhara Falls | Panchpula

The tiny tinsel town Dalhousie tucked away in the lap of Himachal Pradesh is a piece of paradise for all the travellers. It boasts of old world charm, mesmerising natural landscape, pine-clad valleys, flower bedecked meadows, fast flowing rivers, magnificent misty mountains and some of the most spectacular views in the world. The air smells of the Scottish and Victorian architecture and the ambience reminds you of the pristine British flavours.

Distance From Jammu: 172.7 km via NH 44 and NH 154A

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 9,000

Read More 20 Dalhousie Attractions

8. Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Mini Switzerland of India

4.3

15 photos

114 kms from Jammu

Known For : Adventure Activities in Khajjiar | Khajjiar lake | Kalatop wildlife sanctuary

Often referred to as 'mini-Switzerland of India', Khajjiar is a small town near Dalhousie which provides tourists a unique combination of forests, lakes and pastures.

Distance From Jammu: 192.5 km via NH44

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 15,000

Read More 9 Khajjiar Attractions

9. Manali, Himachal Pradesh - Lover's Paradise - India's Honeymoon capital

4.5

11 photos

225 kms from Jammu

Known For : Solang Valley | Rohtang Pass | Adventure Activities in Manali

Nestled in between the snow-capped slopes of the Pir Panjal and the Dhauladhar ranges, Manali is one of the most popular hill stations in the country. With jaw-dropping views, lush green forests, sprawling meadows carpeted with flowers, gushing blue streams, a perpetual fairy-tale like mist lingering in the air, and a persistent fragrance of pines and freshness -  Manali has been blessed with extraordinary scenic beauty. From museums to temples, from quaint little hippie villages to bustling upscale streets, river adventures to trekking trails, Manali has ever a reason to be the tourist magnet it is, all year round.

Distance From Jammu: 417.3 km via NH154

Best Time : October to June

View packages starting from ₹ 6,250

Read More 42 Manali Attractions

10. Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh

3.5

31 photos

148 kms from Jammu

Known For : Library of Tibetan Works and Archives | Dharamshala Cricket Stadium | Dharamshala International Film Festival | St. John in the Wilderness Church | War Memorial

Dharamsala is famed as the holy residence of the Dalai Lama and houses the Tibetan monk in exile. Dharamsala is located in Kangra district at a distance of 18km fro Kangra City. The city is distinctively separated as upper and lower divisions with different altitudes. The lower division is the Dharamsala town itself whereas the upper division is popularly known as Mcleodganj.

Distance From Jammu: 193.1 km via NH 44 and NH154

Best Time : October to June

View packages starting from ₹ 9,000

Read More 20 Dharamsala Attractions

11. Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir

2.9

9 photos

127 kms from Jammu

Known For : Aharbal Waterfall | Tarsar and Marsar Lake | Kungwattan

Pulwama, a small town in Srinagar district, is famous for its apple orchards, waterfalls, natural springs and scenic valleys.

Distance From Jammu: 244.4 km via NH44

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 10 Pulwama Attractions

12. Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir - The Skiing School and Honeymoon

4.1

20 photos

155 kms from Jammu

Known For : Kongdori - Gulmarg Gondola | Skiing in Gulmarg | Khilanmarg

Situated at an altitude of 2730 m above sea level, Gulmarg is surrounded by snow covered mountains, lush green meadows, deep ravines, evergreen forested hills and valleys.

Distance From Jammu: 315.7 km via NH44

Best Time : October to June

View packages starting from ₹ 11,000

Read More 20 Gulmarg Attractions

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13. Khilanmarg, Jammu & Kashmir

3.8

9 photos

154 kms from Jammu

Known For : Alpather Lake | Gondola Cable Car, Gulmarg | Gulmarg

Khilanmarg is miniature valley set at a 6 km walk and 2000 feet above one of the most sought after tourist destinations in J&K - Gulmarg.

Distance From Jammu: 315.2 km via NH44

Best Time : May to September, November to February

Read More 12 Khilanmarg Attractions

14. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - The Hill-Station with Rich Colonial History

4.2

24 photos

283 kms from Jammu

Known For : Mall Road, Shimla | Kalka Shimla Toy Train | The Ridge

Probably the most popular hill station in northern India, Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh famous for its Mall road, the Ridge, toy train etc. among honeymooners and families alike.

Distance From Jammu: 408.0 km via NH 44 and Bela - Behrampur Road

Best Time : October to June

View packages starting from ₹ 7,000

Read More 45 Shimla Attractions

15. Dachigam National Park, Jammu & Kashmir

3.5

11 photos

158 kms from Jammu

You have come here with one motive, and that is to explore and experience the sheer beauty that this splendid National Park beholds within itself. The lush green environs, beautiful flora and some of the rarest fauna species are to found here in this park.


Distance From Jammu: 158 km

Best Time : April to October

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Jammu is a tourist friendly town as lots of people are looking for weekend getaways near Jammu. A lot of tourists first visit Jammu and then combine top places near Jammu for a perfect short trip.The destinations are attractive and popular. It offers its travellers a mix of tourist attractions ranging from Hill Stations to Lakes to Wildlife sanctuary. Places to visit near Jammu offer a quite retreat from the busy city lives. Some of them can even try the various picnic spots near Jammu which are rife with people every other weekend. Also get a taste of the local cuisines and festivals while visiting the best tourist places near Jammu. Places near Jammu has something for each kind of traveller that is why they attract domestic as well as international tourists all-round the year. There are many tourist places near Jammu which provide a perfect outing for those who are trying to escape from their daily routine. These places take 1-2 day(s) and make for a perfect weekend getaway from Jammu. Escape to these places around Jammu and explore them if you haven?t.

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