(6000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Jammu and Kashmir | India
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Patnitop is categorised as Hillside Hamlet / Business and Transit

Patnitop in Winter - Photo Courtesy Dharmin Desai
Patnitop in Winter - Photo Courtesy Dharmin Desai
Sanasar (Photo Courtesy: Hiteshpaarth)
Patnitop in Summer

Reasons to Visit
  • Patnitop is a hamlet and quiet himalayan getaway accessible from Jammu
  • Patnitop is a stopover on the Jammu/Katra - Pahalgam Route in summer (Apr-Oct)
  • Patnitop is visited by locals in winter (Jan-Mar) for a snow experience
  • Patnitop and also visited alongwith Katra, Dalhousie, Dharamsala, Palampur and Amritsar as a part of a winter itinerary.
  • Stopovers on Jammu - Srinagar Route"Patnitop (110 kms from Jammu and 190 kms from Srinagar) is an offbeat hill station (visited for snow experience) during winter and a popular overnight stopover in Summer for travellers on Jammu - Srinagar highway."
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Jammu (110 kms), Pathankot (180 kms), Srinagar (190 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Udhampur (46 kms), Katra (95 kms), Jammu (110 kms)

Patnitop has 3 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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5 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Patnitop

Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)2
Holiday (7 or more)2

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List of Holidays for Patnitop


  • Patnitop Winter Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Amarnath Yatra with Vaishnodevi (6 Nights)
  • Katra - Patnitop break (4 Nights)


  • Dalhousie - Katra - Patnitop Break (7 Nights)
  • Kashmir Experience Ex- Jammu / Udhampur (8 Nights)

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Patnitop has 4 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Leh and drop to Jammu (in 2 days)Rs. 27435
Pickup from Leh and drop to Jammu (in 3 days) or Vice VersaRs. 30092

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Jammu and PatnitopRs. 3334
Pickup/Drop between Srinagar and PatnitopRs. 7980

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Destination Ideas

  • Patnitop Stopver
  • Patnitop Winter Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Sudh Mahadevi is nearly 100 year old Shiva temple near Patnitop. The shrine is visited by pilgrims all round the year especially on the full moon night of Shravan month of Hindu Calendar (July-August). Just ahead of Sudh Mahadev is Gouri Kund (A Spring) and Mantalai Forest, both having signficance in mythology linked to Lord Shiva and his wife Goddess Parvati.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Madhatop at 5 kms from Patnitop offers excellent views of the area. During winters Madhatop is a popular area for guests to go for some fun with snow.
    View Point
    Himalayan Views
    600 years old Nag Temple of Patnitop is one of the ancient Hindu temples near Patnitop
    Temple or Holy Place
    Sanasar at 19 kms from Patnitop offers cup shaped meadows and conifers and is outermost area of Patnitop. The drive is excellent and provides excellent option for guests arriving in Summer and Autumn to explore. In Winters, it starts to snow in Sanasar, a few days before it does in Patnitop and Sanasar meadows turn into a point where guests arrive for some fun with snow.
    View Point
    Himalayan Views
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Gauri Kund is a natural spring at 3 kms from Sudh Mahadev temple and is believed to be the place where Goddess Parvati took bath.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Holy Lake or Holy River
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Sanasar (6300 ft asl), 19 kms From Patnitop is home to a Golf course. Sanasar is outermost Resort of patnitop, Surrounded by Conifers and cup-shaped meadow.
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Kud is a stopover on NH-1A, a few kms short of Patnitop. Guests travelling from Katra / Jammu, often stopover for a tea before proceeding ahead. Kud offers excellent views of the area.
    View Point
    Himalayan Views
    Mantalai is situated a few kilometers further away from Sudh Mahadev. Mantalai is surrounded by lush deodar forests at an altitude of 6500 ft asl.
    View Point
    Valley Views, Countryside

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  • Daksum ( 139 Km )

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  • Pahalgam ( 180 Km )

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  • Srinagar ( 190 Km )

    Srinagar is the summer capital city of Kashmir. Srinagar is a city famous for its lake experience. more

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  • Gulmarg ( 240 Km )

    Gulmarg is a ski resort and summer holiday destination situated 46 km southwest of Srinagar and is more

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Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Town OutskirtsAn area for transit travellers and one that is accessible even when its snowing in winterTransit/Holiday-
Town CentreIn and aroud town centre overlooking a green areaTransit/Holiday3
Nearest Airport in Patnitop
  • Satwari Airport ( IXJ ) , Jammu-110 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Patnitop
  • Udhampur Railway Station ( UHP ), Udhampur-46 Kms
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