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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.
Along with the widespread abundance in sceneries, the area is accessorized with activities like skiing and trekking as well as water springs, all together making it a popular tourist destination. Sanasar, located 17 kms away is also popular for a paragliding base, golf courses along with extended sightseeing options. These together, are sure to give one the most splendid and grand views and make the experience all the more enjoyable with a host of adventure activities.
A couple of hours drive from Udhampur, at the end of which a stunning hilltop scene awaits. The drive is quite steep and one needs to be careful. If you go towards the end of winters you’ll find snow capped trees and roads that make it look straight out of a movie scene. Warm clothing is a must, though I can’t answer for hotels since I stayed in an army accomodation myself (completely satisfied-defence families are especially encouraged to visit it once). You might want to take snow boots to get a grip while walking down the slopes, but for mountain lovers Patnitop proves to be an absolute delight.
- Night driving is a strict no no.Being a national highway, its bustling with trucks and one needs to be careful. Also because the route hasd been carved out on a hill, the turns are sharp and you need to be extra careful about them.
A peaceful tourist hotspot with picturesque surroundings, almost 112 km away from Jammu. Home to beautiful meadows and forests. Breathtaking views of the Chenab basin and the Pir Panjal range.
No direct connectivity. Travellers planning to visit the town via airways or railways have to get down at Jammu airport and then take a bus or a direct taxi to the city.
Sparsely populated, Patnitop is a great place for people looking to relax. It is also a good starting place for amateur trekkers and skiers.
At a distance of 110 km from Jammu, Patnitop can be reached by a local bus or taxi. The journey can take around 3-4 hours. The nearest railway station from Patnitop is in Udhampur and the other one... (Read More)
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