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How to reach Patnitop

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 is in Jammu.

Patnitop is famous for:

Hill station, snow in winters, fresh air, scenic beauty, holiday resort

Know about Patnitop

Patnitop is a hilltop tourist location in Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir state of India on National Highway-44 112 km from Jammu on the way from Udhampur to Srinagar. Situated on a plateau in the Shivalik belt of the Himalayas, Patnitop sits at an altitude of 2,024 m. The river Chenab flows in close proximity to this location. Patnitop Other activities include horse rides and short treks into the surrounding hills. Patnitop also draws a lot of tourists when it snows during winters (January-February).

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By far the most popular of J&K’s hill resorts is a hilltop tourist location in Udhampur, situated on a plateau in the Shiwalik belt of the Himalayas, Patnitop sits at an altitude of 2024 metres. The river Chenab flows in close proximity to this location. It comprises several meadows enveloped by thick forests of Deodar (Cedar) and Kail (Blue Pine) trees, and affords peaceful walks amidst conifer groves, beautiful spots for enjoyable picnics and breath taking views of the Chenab basin and the Pir Panjal range beyond. For solace one can visit the beautifully located Nag Mandir at Karlah village.

Patnitop Other activities include horse rides and short treks into the surrounding hills. Patnitop also draws a lot of tourists when it snows during winters (January-February). The meadows with their gentle slopes are ideal for skiing and sledging. Skiing courses for beginners are conducted here. One can also drive through thick forests 12 kms downhill to Batote, an old hill station also known for apple orchards, Amar Cheshma and other springs and countless dhabas (eatries).

Snowfall and avalanche in winter at Patnitop obstructs National Highway a few times every winter and causes long queues of vehicles - sometimes for days at length. India's longest road tunnel, the 9.2 km long Chenani-Nashri Tunnel or Patnitop Tunnel has been excavated starting from about 2 km from Chenani town south of Patnitop to Nashri village north of Patnitop to reduce the distance from Jammu to Srinagar and reduce traffic jams on NH-44 that occur due to snowfall and avalanche in winter at Patnitop.

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How to reach Patnitop

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 is in Jammu.

Patnitop is famous for:

Hill station, snow in winters, fresh air, scenic beauty, holiday resort

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