Where Mother Nature has showered

Places to visit in Patnitop

Places to visit in Patnitop

Batote:-125 Kms. from Jammu on the way to Patnitop, Situated at an altitude of 1560 metres on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, this resort straddles the forested slopes of the Patnitop mountain range, overlooking the spectacular lie of the Chenab gorge

Sanasar:- Sanasar is 18kms from Patnitop (advised to carry Picnic lunch). Play Golf / have Pony or Joy ride in a Para Glider (only for age groups 15yrs to 45yrs and if weather permitting) - in winters enjoy Snow Skiing at Patni Top / Natha Top.

Sudh Mahadev:- This holy spot near Patnitop is situated at an altitude of 1225 mtrs and about 120 kms from Jammu. Pilgrims visit the shrine on the full moon night of 'sawan' (July-August) to worship the 'Trishul' (trident) and a mace, which are said to have belonged, to Bheem, one of the five legendary Pandava brothers. The Devak stream originates at Sudh Mahadev and disappears among the rocks a few kilometres downstream.

Gauri Kund:- Some distance short of Sudh Mahadev is the legendary spring where the Goddess Parvati used to have bath before commencing her daily prayers at Sudh Mahadev. This spring came to be named after her as 'Gauri Kund'.

Mantalai:-Situated a few kilometers further away from Sudh Mahadev, Mantalai is surrounded by lush deodar forests at an altitude of 2000 m. The place is associated with the legend of the marriage of Lord Shiva with the Goddess Parvati.

Mansar Lake:-90 kms from Patnitop. A beautiful lake fringed by forest-covered hills. Boating facilities are available on the spot. Every year around Baisakhi, a food and crafts festival is organised here by J&K Tourism