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Maharaja Hotel and Resorts in Patnitop a hilltop tourist location and provides luxury accommodation in Patnitop in Udhampur District in Jammu and Kashmir state. It is around 50 kms away from Udhampur town. 115 Km from the Jammu Airport, 45 Km from the nearest Railway station and 3 KM from the local Bus stand, Situated on a plateau in the Shivalik belt of the Himalayas, Patnitop sits at an altitude of 2,024 m (6,640 ft). The river Chenab flows in close proximity to this location.
It is the closest winter resort to Jammu and to Udhampur being a beautiful range of Hotel and Resorts in Patnitop and is second to none in its natural charm, climate, pine forests and lush green cover.
It comprises several meadows enveloped by thick forests of Deodarand Kail (Blue Pine) trees, and affords peaceful walks amidst conifer groves, beautiful spots for enjoyable picnics which is half a km away and breath taking views of the Chenab basin and the Pir Panjal range beyond. For solace one can visit the beautifully located Nag Mandir at Karlah village, our relax at our luxury accommodation in Patnitop.
The towns Kud, 7 Km and Batote, 13 Km away from the town. One can also drive through thick forests 12 kms downhill to Batote, an old hill station also known for apple orchards, Amar Cheshma and other springs and many dhabas. Kud is a very small town where sweet shops make fresh Patissa.

The Naag (cobra) temple, Patnitop

The Naag temple is located near Mantalai at Krimchi, which is believed to be the place where the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati’s marriage was held. Naag temple is considered as one of the oldest places in Patnitop that is said to be about 600 years old. Situated on top of a hill, this temple is visited by thousands of devotees during Naag Panchami festival.

Sanasar Lake, Patnitop

Sanasar is the name given to the two small villages of Sana and Sar in Jammu province, Jammu and Kashmir state, India.
Named after small local lakes, Sana and Sar are located 20 km west of Patnitop, Udhampur district on the national highway 1A. At an altitude of 2,050 metres it is the hub for adventure sport activities in the Jammu region. The area is notable for its scenic views of mountain ranges including the Brammah Massif. A nearby mountain range is called the Shanta Ridge. The Shank Pal Temple is located at the highest point of the Shank Pal ridge, at an altitude of 2,897 metres,[1] a few hours' walk from Sanasar. The 400-year-old temple is dedicated to Nag Shankh Pal. No mortar was used to join the stones of the temple.
Shankh Pal temple Shanta Gala is a pass on the Shanta ridge which offers a view of the Panchari valley on the other side of the ridge. The pass leads to the Lander area.

Nathatop, Patnitop

Nathatop is a place that is famous among nature lovers and especially for experience seekers. it is located abour 14 km away from Patnitop. It is a place where one can find a view of mountains coated with sparkling snow . the place is most visited by the tourist during winter season as many snow activities are organised by the peoples like paragridding , snow skeeing etc. About 8 km away is situated Shanta Ridge.

Kud, Patnitop

Kud is an important area committee and a town in Udhampur District, located in the Indian state of Kashmir. Located on the Udhampur Srinagar Highway, it is about 32 km from Udhampur and about 110 km from Jammu city. As it is a part of the lower Himalayan range, it has an average altitude of 1855 m. Kud is popular for its sweet shops that prepare hot and fresh Patisa, which is very popular among tourists.

Sudh Mahadev temple, Patnitop

Built almost 80 years ago, this temple was built on the spot where a Shiva devotee was accidentally killed by his trishul, while he was trying to protect his consort, Parvati.

Mantalai, Patnitop

An ancient temple of Lord Shiva, also known as Aparneswar is located near Mantalai Lake, which itself is 19 km from Patnitop. This is the place where mother Parvati was born and got married to Lord Shiva. The main shrine is very small and having an idol of Parvati as kanya. Another set of idols of Shiva and Parvati together and Shiva, Parvati and Ganesha is also found. However, the shiva lingam is the main idol of the temple.
There are two idols of Nandi, the bull god facing the shrine. One divine rock (patthar) related to the wedding of Parvati and Shiva can also be spotted in this shrine.

Shiva Garh, Patnitop

The Lush Wooded Pine Forest In Patnitop Offers Ample Opportunity For Trekking. This Place Acts As A Good Starting Point For Short And Long Treks To The Nearby Mountains. The One-day Walk To Shiva-Garh At An Altitude Of 3,500 M, Which Is About 11 Km Away From Patnitop, Is Quite Exhilarating. Also There Is A Rich Selection Of Peaceful And Scenic Spots For Picnic Lovers. The Only Sound One Hears Is The Tinkling Of Bells Around The Neck Of Goats And Cows And The Rustling Of Fiber And Twigs As One Walks In The Lush Meadow In A Dream World Of Ones Own.

Baglihar Dam

Baglihar Dam, also known as Baglihar Hydroelectric Power Project, is a run-of-the-river power project on the Chenab River in the southern Doda district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. This project was conceived in 1992, approved in 1996 and construction began in 1999. The project is estimated to cost USD $1 billion. The first phase of the Baglihar Dam was completed in 2004. With the completion of the second phase on 10 October 2008, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India dedicated the 900-MW Baglihar hydroelectric power project to the nation