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JAMMU – PATNITOP


This state is known for its many picturesque locations and landmarks, and travelling to Jammu and Kashmir. Patnitop is located in the Lower Himalayan Range close to the Pir Panjal range, 47 km from Udhampur and 112 km from Jammu.This famous hill resort is perched on a beautiful plateau, at an altitude of 2024 m across which the Jammu-Srinagar Highway passes. The towns of Kud and Batote are nearby. Kud is a very small town where sweet shops make fresh Patissa (a sweet). It may be bought hot and melts in one's mouth. Batote is known as a place for quality rajma or the kidney bean.

Naag Mandir

The Nag (Cobra) Temple near Patnitop is more than 600 years old. During the Nag Panchami Festival, it sees hundreds of Shiva devotees, who throng to this temple to pay respects and worship the snake King Cobra.

Nathatop

Nathatop is a place that is famous among nature lovers and especially for experience seekers. it is located abour 14 km away from Patnitop. It is a place where one can find a view of mountains coated with sparkling snow . the place is most visited by the tourist during winter season as many snow activities are organised by the peoples like paragridding , snow skeeing etc. About 8 km away is situated Shanta Ridge.

Kud Park

Located in Kud, this park is famous for its beautiful flowers. It is also a favorite picnic spot to plenty who visit Kud. Also Kud, one can get their hands on some 'Patisa', a sweet that Patnitop is known for.

SKIING

Winter months in Patnitop are marked by a number of skiing courses and setups coming up in the area. Given the modest and gentle slopes in Patnitop, it tends to be an ideal destination for skiing for people with no prior experience.

MADHATOP

Situated at an altitude of 2,024 m, Madhatop is easily accessible by road and is a 5 km trek away from Patnitop. Surrounded by pristine natural beauty, Madhatop is a great getaway destination for trekkers, honeymooners, winter sport aficionados and pretty much everyone else in between.

Sudh Mahadev Temple

Built almost 80 years ago, this temple was built on the spot where a Shiva devotee was accidentally killed by his trishul, while he was trying to protect his consort, Parvati.

Shiva Ghar

Lying at an altitude of around 3500m, and a 11km trek from Patnitop, Shiva Ghar makes for an exciting one day trek. Trekking equipments can be hired from the tourist department shops in Jammu.

Billoo ki Powri

A staircase of 270 steps chiseled out of the mountain, a little away from Patnitop is known by the name of Billoo ki Powri and falls in the town of Dawariyai.

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