Patnitop - Pond of the Princess

Patnitop Travel Guide

Once some renowned and legendry personalities remarked, “if there is a heaven on earth, it is Kashmir. And the real fact is that Kashmir, the integral part of Jammu & Kashmir state in the northern part of India, is one of the most beautiful places in India to explore. However, last two decades witnessed a decrement in the influx of tourist here because of the terrorism. But, still the craze among locals or national travelers is same to explore its untouched beauty. Right from natural sceneries to lush green valley, lakes to prehistoric monuments, beautiful gardens, shrines and rivers to snow covered mountain rocks, the state of Jammu & Kashmir has a lot to explore.

Patnitop, the integral part of J&K, is one of the perfect and gorgeous honeymoon destinations known for amazing gardens, trees and its natural beauty. Every year, a large number of tourists, especially couples and those who come to pay homage to Mata Vaishno Devi prefer to take a look to this amazing hill station.

The beautiful hill station is 112 km from Jammu and 35 km from Udhampur. In this way, reaching here is not a major issue as you can hire taxi from Jammu, Katra or Udhampur and go there. Located at the height of 2024 m from sea level, it is really an amazing attraction that draws attention of tourists from all parts of the country. Even the pace is also a paradise for adventure tour lovers for paragliding. In addition to this, exploring Chenab Basin (formed by Chenab River and mountains), Chinar garden, Saffron field make it an ideal destination to spend more time here.

Sundarani-Jungal Gali-Jasarkote-Sanasar route in Jangal Gali area are some of the amazing areas perfect for camping, paragliding, walking and trekking. Moreover, a nine-hole golf course is also adding more spice in its beauty and making it a fine place to accommodate for some time. For those tourists who want to take a deep breath in most serene environment in a very cool climate, exploring Patnitop would be the right opportunity for them.

The close proximity to some amazing places like Sudh Mahadev (a holy place near Patnitop), Naag Temple, Vaishno Devi Temple, Buddha Amarnath Temple, and Bahu Fort & Temple are some of the most sacred places. In this way, during your tour to Mata Vaishno Devi temple, you can easily explore its beauty in your own way.

There are also a number of restaurants and hotels here to enjoy meal and accommodate.


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