Know about amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Patnitop Jammu Kashmir – North India Hill Station

Patnitop is probably world’s most picturesque plateau, located in close vicinity of the Pir Panjal range in lower Himalaya at about 110 KM from Jammu yet another popular travel destination of North India. In the ancient days the place was known as Patan Da Talab as the lake here was the bathing place of princess but during the British rule like many other places this city have been entered as the Patnitop in the revenue records and thus the name of place is changed.
Trekking, Skiing & Aero sports have made the hill resort Patnitop, heaven of adventurous tourism lover. Patnitop is also paradise of couples on honeymoon with the unmatched scenic beauty scattered around and ample space for tranquil walks in dense forests and hills located close to human habitat.
Fascinating scenery nature, golf course, Sudh Mahadev – a great pilgrimage, dense woods and lush greenery of Pines and ice-cold freshwater springs are the few charming tourist attractions of Patnitop travel.
One-day walk is to Shiva Garh [11km] gets deeply rooted with memory of visitors for the tour adventure and Flowery meadows. While deciding your summer holiday do keep this in mind that Patnitop is not just among best ski resorts in India but also an opportunity for exploring the heaven on the earth in the dense forests situated on the banks of river Chenab.
Patnitop is the place where you can fulfill your wish of flying as there is facility of paragliding joyrides at Dawariyai just 2 KM from the city.


Vital Tourist Information : Patnitop

Location :
Patnitop, most visited hill station and popular honeymoon destination is located in Jammu valley at road distance of little over than 100 km from the Jammu.


Mountain Range : Lower Himalaya


Altitude : 2024 Meters


Near By City : Jammu


State : Jammu Kashmir [India]


Region : North India


Famous as / For :
Honeymoon Destination
Heaven of adventurous tourism lover
Hindu pilgrimage - Sudh Mahadev


Weather & Climate :
Patnitop experiences tourist friendly climate through out the year, though December - February months are coldest one.


Temperature :
Summer : Max. 40° C Min. 5°C
Winter : Max. 24°C Min. (-)14°C


Tourist Season :
Just keep apart the Mid June to September start rainy season to visit Patnitop anytime around the year. May-June is the best time for summer holiday,
September-October are ideal for honeymooning couples while November & March are the perfect for winter sports lovers.


Spoken Languages :
Dongari - Hindi - Urdu - English


Souvenir / Shopping :
Patnitop is not a great place for shopping lovers, however you can buy a few Kashmiri handcrafts for taking back home as the souvenir of Patnitop tour.


Trekking/Excursions :
Patnitop is originating point for many short and long trekking trails, Shiva Garh is most popular among the visitors.


Fair & Festivals :
Some of the popular and widely celebrated fairs & festivals of Patnitop area are Lohri festival, Shivratri, Mansar food and crafts Mela & Baisakhi etc.


Travel Tips :
Do include woolen cloth in your travel bag for Patnitop travel.


Must Visit Places :
Apple orchards, Lemon and Orange groves - Chinar Garden - Picnic Spot - Skating Garden - Sudh Mahadev


How To Reach Patnitop Jammu Kashmir [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
For the train journey to Patnitop Jammu is the nearest railway station. Jammu Tawi is the last railway station on the northern railway tracks and is well connected with all major cities via speedy and super fast trains.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Bus journey to Patnitop can be started from Jammu, Pathankot, Srinagar or even from the Delhi. Good number of comfortable buses are there. Tourist also have option of hiring a taxi / tourist vehicle.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Air travel to Patnitop gets terminated at Jammu. Tourist can hire a taxi or catch a bus for Jammu Patnitop road journey.