Vaishno Devi Patnitop
Every year many Hindu pilgrimage visits Jammu for visiting the holy temple of Vaishno Devi. The yatra of Vaishno Devi is probably the most sacred pilgrimage and it attracts millions of devotees a year. Katra is the base camp for the tourists to the holy place of the Goddess Vaishno Devi located in the Trikuta hills. Besides doing the darshan of Mata Vaishno Devi you can also visit many other beautiful places around Katra where you can chill out.
Nearby places of Jammu like Patni top, Kud, Sudh Mahadev, Krimchi, Jhajjar Kotli are perfect blend of adventure and religion. You can find hill resorts, temples, picnic spots to suit your test and temperament.
If you are in mood to relax yourself and want to chill out and take a view of the beautiful scenery then Patni Top is the best place to go. Patni top is 112 kms from Jammu. It’s a beautiful hill station perched on a beautiful plateau, at a height of 2024 metres. It is surrounded by thickly woody dense forests. Patnitop offers beautiful spots for picnic, peaceful walks, and picturesque views of the mountains. At the time of winter season the place is roofed with layer of snow thus offering ample opportunities for snow games lovers like skiing, paragliding, snowboarding, camping etc. Its natural charm, pine forests, climate attracts many tourists and is the best tourist spot of Jammu.
How to go
To reach Patni top from Vaishno Devi you can avail road or rail. If you desire to take a trip by rail then the close railway station is in Jammu, which is well connected to all the main cities. You also have the option of reaching Patni top by road. You can get regular standard State Transport Buses and Delux buses, leaving from the central bus stand in Jammu. If you do not want to go by bus then you can also hire a taxi.
You will many hotels in Patnitop according to your budget. Patnitop hotels have well equipped rooms and offer exceptional services. So if you want to recharge your battery and want to relax with nature then go and travel to Patnitop and stay there for a few days.