Places to Visit in Patnitop

Places to See in Patnitop


Kud is a place in Jammu and Kashmir, located nearly 103 km from Jammu at an altitude of 1,738 meters above sea level. It is situated in the lower Himalayan Range with Chenab River flowing besides it.

You can get trekking gears of your choice from the nearby shops in exchange of a security deposits. Foreigners need to deposit their passports as an identity proof. If you visit Kud for sightseeing, you should take along heavy woollens during winter. In summer season, tourists should take light or medium clothing with them. If you want to taste the sweet delicacy of the place, try fresh patisa. Reaching this place is not at all difficult. You can get buses, taxis, and other services to reach Kud or to roam around the city.

Nag Temple

This is a very old temple, which is over six hundred years old. It is built on woods and is doing fine, even after wading through thunder storm, rain, snow, and other natural conditions. It is also known as the Cobra Temple. This temple is situated in the green forest, giving it the required mystic feel. Hundreds and thousands of devotees visit this temple on Nag Panchami to worship King Cobra. Its actual location is at Mantalai of Krimchi. People say that this is the oldest temple in the place.


Situated 2,024 meters above sea level, Madhatop is a preferred tourist destination. To reach there, you have to trek a distance of 5 km along Sanasar Road from Patnitop. You can reach this place by travelling a distance of 112 km from Jammu. It is very popular among the adventure lovers. However, the place is becoming a haven for honeymooners too because of sublime beauty of the place.

Winter is the best time for the ski lovers as the snow covered slope will give them the perfect opportunity to get thrilled. Even if you are naive to skiing, try it. Don't forget to visit the fresh water springs.


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Last Updated on : 12/09/2013