Vaishno Devi is the most visited pilgrimage center for pilgrims of India. Most people go back home from Vaishno Devi, but there are many beautiful tourist places around Vaishno Devi which are famous for their natural beauty and most of them I do not know why these places are not very crowded. There are many modes of transport available from Vaishno Devi to visit these places. Here we are giving you complete information about these places.
Batota, 125 km from Jammu, is a small hill station located on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. This place is mainly famous for apple orchards. Here you can camp in the dense forest and spend some relaxing moments along the river Chenab. There are many self-contained huts to stay here which can be rented, in addition to the drawing-room and bedroom, there is also a kitchen with LPG connection. This place is about 15 km from Patni Top. Bus service is available from Jammu to Batot in addition to this, you can also reach here by hiring a taxi.
Patni Top is the most famous hill station in Jammu and Kashmir, located in the Shivalik Hills of the Himalayas. The Chenab river passes through the Patni Top in Udhampur district. The Patnitop, covered with dense forests of cedar and kel, is full of natural beauty. Here you can do horse riding and short trekking. In winter, this place is completely covered with snow, then skiing can also be enjoyed here. PatniTop is about 112 km from Jammu. Patni top can be reached by taxi or bus from Jammu. It takes 3-4 hours. Its nearest railway station is Udhampur.
Jhajjar Kotli, located only 15 km from Katra, is a popular picnic destination. Jhajjar Kotli is located on National Highway 1. The clear waters of the Jhajjar river and the white stones lying on its banks are very attractive which attracts tourists. It is very quiet and less crowded. Fresh air coming from the mountains will freshen up your stupor.
It is a small village located in Udhampur district, about 106 km from Jammu. It is an ideal picnic spot. In winter, there is a need for thick wool clothes, while in summer light clothes are enough. It is a fully developed hill station in the Udhampur district. It receives heavy rainfall during the monsoon season. There are many options for staying here. Here you can reach by taxi or bus whose fares are already decided by the government. Here you can do trekking and camping. There are many shops for renting trekking goods here.
Sanasar is a beautiful hill station 119 kilometers from Jammu and only 17 kilometers from Patni Top. There is a huge meadow that has now been converted into a golf course. Paragliding can also be done here, besides trekking and camping facilities. Apart from this, skiing can also be done in winter. There is also a 400-year-old temple in which no lime or cement has been used to add stones. Sanasar is connected to all the states of Jammu by bus service. You can also reach here via a private taxi.