Patnitop or Patni Top is a hilltop tourist location in Ramban district in the Jammu and Kashmir union territory of India, on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, 112 km 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.
Pahalgam is a hill station in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Mountain trails run northeast to Amarnath Cave Temple, a Hindu shrine and site of the annual Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage. Overa Aru Wildlife Sanctuary is home to animals including brown bears and musk deer. Northeast, the Lidder River runs through scenic Betaab Valley. Southeast, Tulian Lake is flanked by mountain peaks and often frozen.
Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus, and Dal and Anchar lakes. The city is known for its natural environment, gardens, waterfronts and houseboats.
Jammu is the winter capital and the largest city in Jammu district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Lying on the banks of the river Tawi, the city of Jammu, with an area of 26.64km², is surrounded by the Himalayas in the north and the northern-plains in the south.
Arrival Jammu. Proceed to Patnitop ( 120 kms - 4 hrs ). Check-in the hotel & relax. Evening free at Leisure. O/N in Patnitop.
Proceed to Srinagar ( 175 kms - 5 hrs ). Enroute Visit Banihal Tunnel. Check-in the hotel & relax. Visit Mughal Garden. Enjoy shikara ride in the evening. O/N in Srinagar.
Full day excursion trip to Sonamarg ( 85 kms - 3.5 hrs ). Visit Thajiwas Glacier. Enjoy sledging, horse riding, etc. Evening free at Leisure. O/N in Srinagar.
Full day excursion trip to Doodhpathri ( 40 kms - 2 hrs ). Doodhpathri, valley of milk, located in Budgam district, lies in bowl shaped valley in Pir Panjal Range. After some quiet and peaceful time at Doodhpathri, Enjoy horse riding, etc. Evening free at leisure. O/N in Srinagar.
Full day excursion trip to Gulmarg ( 55 kms - 2 hrs ). Check-in the hotel & relax. Enjoy Gandola - Cable Car to the peak heights of Kongdori & Affarwat. Evening free at leisure. O/N in Srinagar.
Proceed to Pahalgam ( 96 kms - 3.5 hrs ). Enroute visit Saffron & Awantipura Ruins. Visit Later enjoy rafting at Lidder River ( optional ). Evening free for personal activities. Visit local market for delicious food junctions, shopping, etc.
After Breakfast. Proceed to Chandanwari. ( 14 km Trek Start to Sheshnag ). This place is the culminating point of the Amarnath Yatra. Once you reach here, begin an upward trek to Sheshnag. After a sharp ascending trek, you will reach Pishoo Ghati pass. On arrival in Sheshnag, visit the deluxe tents and make yourself comfortable. Admire the local scenery and rejuvenate amidst serene environs. Overnight stay in the tents.
After having breakfast, start your trek to Panchtarni from Sheshnag (3657 m). The trek covers a hike through Mahagunas Pass (3200 m), and then gradually reaching Panchtarni. After this point, your trek gets easier and is a downward one that will lead you to Panchtarni, which is located at an altitude of 3,657 m. Enjoy being in the lap of nature and relax for a while. Later, proceed with your sharp ascending trek to the holy Amarnath cave. On arrival, you can spot an ice lingam, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Post Darshan, begin your trek back to Panjtarini. Overnight stay in the tent here.
Morning Proceed to Pahalgam O/N in Pahalgam.
Proceed to Jammu ( 260 kms - 8 hrs ). Evening free at leisure. O/N in Jammu.
Departure Jammu Hotel for Jammu Railway station / Airport for onward destination.