Patnitop is an ideal place for walks and picnics. Situated
in a Gulmarg-like meadow it has picnic spots around. The 6-hole
golf course is being expanded to 9-holes. Those with a less
adventurous spirit can indulge in pony rides along little
known trails, camping and walks. The daring can opt for Para
gliding and basic skiing, introduces in recent years. Sudh
Mahadev is another sacred spot situated close to Patnitop.
Patnitop, which lies at a distance of 112 kilometers from
Jammu. This famous hill resort is perched on a beautiful plateau,
at an altitude of 2024 metres across which the Jammu-Srinagar
Highway passes. Enveloped by thickly wooded forests, Patnitop
offers beautiful picnic spots, peaceful walks and breathtaking
views of the mountainscape of the Chenab basin. During winters
Patnitop is completed snow covered. There are several picnic
spots in Patnitop, as pine forests on all sides surround it.
This area is perfect for nature walks. Tours and travel to
Patnitop usually involves a lot of picnicking. It is the best-developed
tourist spot of Jammu and is second to none in its natural
charm, climate, pine forests and lush green cover. The occupancy
of the huts and Dak Banglow is full in summer months. There
is ambitious plan of Patnitop Development Authority to develop
Patnitop, Kud, Sud-Mahadev, Mantalai circuit. The costruction
work of Mall Road at Kud is also proposed to be taken up.
How to reach
Patnitop can be easily accessed through road.
By Road: Buses and taxis are available from
Jammu/Katra/Udhampur. By a taxi it takes about 3 and a half
hours to reach Patnitop and bus takes about 5 hours.
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