Patnitop is located in the Lower Himalayan Range close to the Pir Panjal range, 47 km from Udhampur and 112 km from Jammu. This famous hill resort is perched on a beautiful plateau, at an altitude of 2024 m across which the Jammu-Srinagar Highway passes. The towns of Kud and Batote are nearby. Kud is a very small town where sweet shops make fresh Patissa (a sweet). It may be bought hot and melts in one's mouth. Batote is known as a place for quality rajma or the kidney bean.
Places To Visit In Patnitop
Udhampur is one of the must visit destination for any Kashmir trip. Popularly known as the ‘Land of Devika’, Udhampur is located in the Shivalik range of Himalayas. Famous for its bowlies, pure Dogra culture, historical places, monuments and of course exquisite scenic beauty, Udhampur is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in Jammu and Kashmir. Surrounded by lush forest and rich heritage, the district is perfect for a trip down the ancient Indian heritage or a romantic vacation.
Important Communications In Patnitop
Patnitop is a popular tourist destination. Moreover, many locals also flock this beautiful place during weekends. Therefore, the communication with other areas of Jammu and Kashmir as well as other parts of India is pretty good. Here's a highlight on transportation, food and accommodation in Patnitop.
Language : Dogri, Hindi
Currency : INR
Best Time to Visit : March To September
Mode of Transport : Car, Public Transport, Train
Known for : Natural Beauty, Handcrafts, Apple Plantation