Location: 112 Kilometers from Jammu.
How to Reach: The nearest airport is that of Badgam District, while the nearest railhead is that of Jammu. There is a bus stand at Batmallo from where you can get all sorts of transport to Srinagar.
Best Time to Visit: May to September(Summer) and November to February(Winter).
Attractions:picnic spots, peaceful walks and breathtaking views of the mountains cape of the Chenab basin.
Accommodation:Hotels and Huts.
Patni Top 112 kms from Jammu. This famous hill resort is perched on a beautiful plateau, at an altitude of 2024 metres across which the Jammu-Srinagar Highway passes. Enveloped by thickly wooded forests, Patnitop offers beautiful picnic spots, peaceful walks and breathtaking views of the mountainscape of the Chenab basin.
In winter, the resort is generally covered with a thick mantle of snow thus providing opportunities for various snow games including skiing. It is the best developed tourist spot of Jammu and is second to none in its natural charm, climate, pine forests and lush green cover. The occupancy of the huts and Dak Banglow is full in summer months. There is ambitious plan of Patnitop Development Authority to develop Patnitop, Kud, Sud-Mahadev, Mantalai circuit. The costruction work of Mall Road at Kud is also proposed to be taken up. Trekking route from Kud to Patnitop-Sanasar has already been completed. The complete tourist circuit covers Jammu-Katra-VaishnoDeviji, Kud-Sanasar, Patnitop-Gourikund, Sudmahadev, Mantali, extending upto Latti-Dhuna.