Patnitop, the Picturesque Plateau with a Sweet Tooth

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

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.

Patnitop is well connected with all major cities of India. Regular trains are available from all parts of Jammu and Kashmir as well as from other cities

  • Udhampur
  • Ram Nagar JK
  • Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra

There are regular bus services available to Patnitop from almost all areas of Jammu and Kashmir. Apart the State Govt run buses, one can avail private cars, private buses etc.

  • Patnitop Bus Stand
  • Katra Bus Stand

Apart from great restaurants, Patnitop houses a number of roadside food joints that offer local delicacies at very reasonable price. Apart from various Indian food, you'll also get a variety of Chinese dishes here.

  • Bistro
  • Hotel Shivalik
  • Prem Di Hatti
  • Kailash Bar and Restaurant

Hotels and Restaurants

Kishtwar is well connected to other parts of Jammu and Kashmir by road. While the Jammu & Kashmir State Road Transportation (JKSRTC) runs buses that connects this dreamy town to the rest of the state, there are private buses, luxury buses and private transportation available too!