Jammu and Kashmir
Best To Travel
May to June and September to October
The Nag Temple
- Winter - 20.2 to 4.5 degree C Summer - 23.4 to 39.9 degree
The Indian Switzerland awaits your presence
The captivating hill station of Patnitop is located on the Jammu
Srinagar highway. The hill station is enveloped by thickly wooded forests
that offers breathtaking views of the majestic mountains of the land. In the
winters the resort has its own show as the entire surrounding gets thickly
carpeted with cotton like snow. It is a 20th century hill station, which is
very new as compared to the others which are centuries old.
Travel Attractions in Patnitop
The Nag (cobra) temple
: The 6th century Nag Temple is the
pride of Patnitop. The temple is small in size and truly reflects the faith
that millions of people has on it. The evenings in Patnitop are quite cold.
The mountains are covered by fog and visibility can drop to a mere 10 feet.
The small bazaar that has sprung up around it offers some cherry like dried
fruits that double up as prasad as well as mementos.
Chinar Garden, Picnic Spot and Skating Garden and three fresh garden
springs are certain other sights that are worth visiting.
Tourist Preferred Hotels
There are good accommodation options in Patnitop. Some of them are :
Restaurants/ Eating Out Places
- Subash Palace
- Asia- The Oasis Resort
- Green Tops
- Vardaan Resorts
Apart from the hotel dining areas there are no free-standing restaurants in
the hill station of Patnitop.
Patnitop Travel (Air/Rail/Road) Information
- The nearest airport is at Jammu at 100 Km and is connected
to Delhi, Srinagar and Leh.
- Jammu Tawi is the nearest railhead and is well connected
to Delhi, Guwahati, Mumbai, Kolkata, Indore, Gorakhpur, Pune, Ahmedabad,
Chennai, Bangalore and Mangalore. There are buses and taxis from Jammu.
- Patnitop is accessible to Jammu that falls on National
Highway 1A which links it to Delhi via Jalandhar and is connected by
national highway networking to all parts of the country. It is also
connected by road to Kashmir, Ladakh and Srinagar.