Patnitop-Paradise for Nature Lover

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Patnitop is an enchanting hilltop,
positioned at an altitude of 2024 meters from sea level. The original name of this place was ‘Patan Da Talab’ meaning ‘pond of a princess’, it is said that certain princess often used to bath here. But the Britishers mistook the name and the named changed to Patnitop. It is situated on a plateau in the Shiwalik belt of the Himalayas. River Chenab flowing close to this location and thickly covered by Cedar/Deodhar trees makes this place even more visitable. 

It is a perfect location for a person who wants to sit in the lap of nature and see the overwhelming view of the beautiful mountains; this place is really magical where god has spent so much time for creating a masterpiece like this. Any traveler from across the globe coming here won’t feel like to return back.
The nature of this place is really magnetic and draws numerous of travelers and adventure seekers around the world. This place is also a gateway to Vaishno Devi Temple where thousands and thousands of devotees and pilgrims from different parts of India and other countries comes to visit. It is the second most visited temple in all of India.
Various Places of Attractions in Patnitop are:

Paragliding: Patnitop offers tourist with a breath taking experience of paragliding in which one can enjoy the electrifying thrill of flying. The paragliding rides are guided at Dawariyai, 2 km milestone, on the Patnitop-Sanasar road. You can also ask for paragliding at the Patnitop Development Authority (PDA) barricade. The flight taking off from Patnitop to Kud lasts 8 to 15 minutes and if the take is from Natha Top and landing at Kud than you can relish the adventure from 15 minutes to 1 hour relying on the wind conditions. The programme organizers will also provide the traveler with a memorable video of Paragliding. Any tourist can encounter the thrill of flying in the air companied by professional drivers. 

Sanasar Lake: Sanasar Lake is located 20 km away from Patnitop road. It offers various adventurous activities like: rock climbing, abseiling, paragliding, earthy nature walks, camping and trekking.

Picnic Spot: The thick wooden forest covered by cedar/deodar offers a beautiful spot for picnic, overwhelming views of the hills cape of Chenab Basin and Earthy walks that you can enjoy with your loved ones away from the crowded city life.

Snow Games: If any traveler by chance has to come here during winters; you will see this place commonly covered with intimate blanket of snow thus providing and encouraging various chances for snow games. People from different parts of India and other countries come here to enjoy skiing and other games as it is the second to be known for climate, pine trees, plushy green surroundings, and natural magical spell.

The nearby places to this hill resort includes: Kud which is a small town renowned for the different varieties of sweets and Batote is popular for rajmah or kidney bean. One can enjoy the hot sweets of Kud by sitting in Kud as it is very near to Patnitop. This hill resort is the closest to Jammu & Udhampur. It is well connected by NH 1A 112km from Jammu and lies on the way from Udhampur to Srinagar.

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