Tourism in Jammu
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Sanasar:

  Mantalai:
  Mubarak:
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Pantitop

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 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 Bungalow is full in summer months. There is ambitious plan of Patnitop Development Authority to develop Patnitop, Kud, Sud-Mahadev, Mantalai circuit. The construction 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.

Trekking
A range of trekking options is available here. Summer is the season when all trekking  routes are open while some are open in winter too. There are excellent camping sites also enroute.The Sundarani- Jungle Gali-Jasarkote-Sanasar route in Jangle Gali area lets you choose any of three exciting treks. For more details check the Jangle Gali trek route in trekking brochure available from JKTDC(Free). There are Trekking equipment hire shops of tourism Dept. at Jammu and Kud. They stock imported and local gear. These rae available for fixed prices.

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