Patnitop Hill Station Travel Tours and Hotel Resorts in Jammu
Location: 110-km From Jammu, J&K
Adventure Attractions: Trekking, Skiing & Aero sports
Best Time To Visit: Summer- May To June
Autumn – September To October
Winter – December To March
Relatively unknown, compared to the other tourist spots in the state Patnitop is no less beautiful or serene. If one is aiming to get away from it all for some time, this place is hard to beat.
With all its beauty at a hill station, it is a charming plateau at 2, 024m. The meadow is surrounded by dense woods and lush greenery of Pines. Tracks lead to pockets where time stands still and calm prevails.
Although Patnitop is an ‘anytime’ place, the best time for a visit are summer, during May-June, and autumn, September-October. If seeking snowboard joys, December to March is the time to be here.
Picturesquely situated at a high altitude, there are many pleasant walks around this popular hill station. Patnitop is a good starting place for many short or longer treks into the nearby mountains. An attractive one-day walk is to Shiva Garh, about 11-km from Patnitop at an altitude of almost 3,500 metres.
Good bridle paths passing through wooded lanes and fascinating scenery link Patnitop with Kud and Batote. There are three, gushing, ice-cold freshwater springs in the area, which are said to have medicinal properties. The complete tourist circuit covers Jammu-Katra-Vaishno Deviji, Kud-Sanasar, Patnitop-Gourikund, Sudmahadev, Mantali, extending upto Latti-Dhuna.
Paragliding in Patnitop Overview
Patnitop is a hilltop tourist destination offering a paragliding joyride perched at an altitude of 2024 m above the sea level. The ride is conducted at a 2 km landmark, Dawariyai, situated on Patnitop-Sanasar Road, also known as Billoo Di Powri point.
One can reach the point by ascending through 400 plus steps carved out of rock. The organizers, apart from providing safe and thrilling ride, also offer a good quality video. After a flight of about 7-15 minutes, depending upon the wind conditions, you will land at Kud, all excited and enchanted.
About Paragliding in Patnitop
Base Town : Jammu
Difficulty Level : Medium-Challenging
Nearest Airport : Jammu
Nearest hub : Jammu
Nearest Railhead : Jammu
Nearest road city : Jammu
Number of days required : 1 day
Recommended for : Groups of friends, College Trips, family
Region : Udhampur District, Jammu and Kashmir
Wear clothes which allow the harness to be wound securely. They should not be too tight or too loose.
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