On the bank of Tawi River, the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir state, Jammu is a pictorial description of nature’s beauty. The city lies on the uneven ridges of Shivalik hill at low elevation. The weather during the summer is not pleasant, but the winters here are really pleasing and cozy.
Adventure activities in Jammu
The Jammu is dotted with temples and caves, along with some outstanding historic sites. The place is simply outstanding for people who love outdoor adventure activities like trekking, ballooning, paragliding and so on. The lush greenery and uneven valleys always attracts people for these activities. During the summer you can go for trekking in Eiger, Sickle Moon, Bhrama I and II, etc trekking points. The speedy water will definitely enhance your sportsman zeal. White water rafting has been introduced recently in Jammu for the rafting lovers. You can also enjoy the golf in the middle of the city, which has recently grabbed attention of the visitors.
Patnitop and Madha Top, located approximately at 112 Km from Jammu is an adventure camp site where tourists can enjoy skiing during the winter time. For white water rafting the adventure lovers have to go to Dera Baba Banda.
How to reach
You will get flights from Jammu Airport to any destination across the country. There are regular flights from Jammu to Srinagar, Leh, Chandigarh and Delhi.
Jammu Tawi is the major rail station of the city. People traveling in train from Pune, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, etc will get direct train to Jammu Tawi.
Jammu is well bridged with Shimla, Manali, Delhi and many other adjacent cities through bus service. The JKSRTC, government run buses or deluxe buses are available from these places. You can also take NH 1A and NH 1B if you are traveling in your own car.