“Gar firdaus baruhe zamin ast, Hamin asto, hamin asto , hamin asto” “If there is a paradise on earth, it is here, it is here, it is here.”
This quote or expression was said for Kashmir only but there are many places in Jammu & Kashmir where we can use this saying. One such place that do full justification to the above saying is “PATNITOP”. Located at an altitude of 6640 ft in the lap of Himalayas Patnitop defines the beauty of Jammu.
With its enchanting beauty and mesmerizing view, this hill station has become the major tourist spot. Covered with lush pine forests and a variety of alpine vegetation Patnitop is the place where nature lovers can enjoy. It is the perfect spot for experiencing panoramic views and meadows at its best and widest.
This heavenly kingdom is not only for nature lovers but also for those who love to do widespread activities while traveling. Many activities are present in Patnitop like skiing and trekking, water springs, paragliding and many more. This makes Patniop a bliss for traveler and a perfect tourist destination.
There are many places in Patnitop than can be visited like Nathatop which situated a few kilometers away from Patnitop it is the highest point of the location. Located at an altitude of 7000 ft this hill station is covered with snow during winters and the view is so enchanting that you will feel spellbound. There are a lot of activities that can be done like skiing, paragliding, etc. It’s a place where you can lay down and enjoy the time away from the fast life of the cities.
Open valleys and enormous landscape makes Patnitop an ideal place for sports activities. Trekking in the Himalayan ranges will give you chills and thrills. Sudh Mahadev and Shiva Garh are the popular spots for trekking that one can opt for a rejuvenating experience.
Madhatop is famous for skiing and is situated 5km from Patnitop. It also has a freshwater spring that is known for medicinal purposes.
Patnitop is a less explored travel destination with an abundance of resources, beautiful climate, panoramic views. It is a perfect place for spending time with yourself and with your family and friends. If you want to get away with all the hustle and bustle of the regular life of the city then this heaven is the perfect place for you.