Where is Nathatop in Jammu?

Where is Nathatop in Jammu?

It is in located on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (which is part of National Highway 44, formerly 1A), 112 km (70 mi) from Jammu, on the way from Udhampur to Srinagar. Situated on a plateau in the Shivalik belt of the Himalayas, Patnitop sits at an altitude of 2,024 m (6,640 ft).

How do I get to Nathatop?

How To Reach Nathatop. Nathatop is situated at a distance of 14 km from Patnitop. The railway station which lies nearest to the hill station is Udhampur from which one can easily reach Nathatop via a bus or a cab.

Can I go patnitop now?

“Patnitop visitors may note few decisions taken by Udhampur DDMA (District Disaster Management Act), today. From Friday (17/07), those with confirmed hotel booking shall only be allowed to visit Patnitop. No day picnickers allowed. Non-wearing of mask may attract Rs 1,000 fine.

Does patnitop have snow?

Patnitop is located in northern parts of Jammu and Kashmir. Rain in Patnitop can be seen during the July and August. Winters in Patnitop are chilly, accompanied with heavy snowfall.

Why is patnitop called patnitop?

Origin of the name Patnitop is a distortion of the original name of “Patan Da Talab” meaning “Pond of the Princess”. In olden times a pond existed in the meadows and the king’s princess often used to have her bath there. Part of the pond still exists near the youth hostel.

When there is snowfall in Vaishno Devi?

Vaishno Devi experiences snowfall during December and January. The period can prove to be a very charming one to visit the Shrine. The Holy Cave Vaishno Devi is also open during the winters to provide a mystical experience performing Darshans through this cave.

Does Vaishno Devi have snow?

What is the temperature of Nathatop?

The day temp is around 19 degrees C and nights are cooler at 11 degrees. It’s safe to go to this region and its business as usual in Jammu as well as Katra and Patnitop. So go ahead and enjoy your trip.

Does Udhampur have snow?

J&K: Fresh snowfall in Udhampur, entire area covered under thick blanket of snow. Latti area of Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir received snowfall on December 26. The entire area was covered under a thick blanket of snow.

Is J and K State or UT?

The act re-constituted the former state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, with effect from 31 October 2019.

How do I reach nathatop?

One reaches Nathatop after a short trek from Patnitop. The hill station is covered with snow during winters thereby enhancing its beauty two times. One can happily go skiing in these mountains.

Is Patnitop a good place to visit in Kashmir?

At Patnitop, there was heavy snowfall. If the snow fall is heavy, there may traffic blockage beyond Udhampur. Patnitop is on the way to Jammu and Srinagar. Everywhere there was snowfall. Near Katra, this is the best place to visit for a day.

Is nathatop worth a visit from Patnitop?

The cab we booked for our trip from Vaishno Devi suggested us to visit Nathatop, which is 14 km away from Patnitop and on high altitude. No doubt the place is scenic and worth a visit but since this was my first encounter with the fresh snow so I personally liked the place very much.

What is the altitude of nathatop in India?

Nathatop has become very famous for its paragliding and sometimes people from different parts of the country travel to experience the beauty and these experiences offered by the place. One gets an excellent and clear view of the Himalayas from the peak of these hills. It has an altitude of about 2711m.


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