Katra to Patnitop Distance

Katra To Patnitop

(Patnitop To Katra)

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Total distance 81 km
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The distance between Katra and Patnitop is just 25 km, but it takes almost an hour, to reach Patini Top from Katra, owing to the hilly terrain. There are regular, deluxe and semi deluxe buses available at Katra Bus Stop to Patni Top; but the best way to reach Patni Top, is by cab, costing not more than Rs. 300 to Rs. 400.

Transport options from Katra to Patnitop

Katra to Patnitop By Car: Hire a cab from Katra to Patnitop, which takes around an hour. The approximate cost of cab ranges from INR300 to INR400, depending upon the type of car. Journey by car is comfortable and suitable for families, seniors, kids and groups.

Katra to Patnitop By Bus: Take a direct bus from Katra to Patnitop, which takes around an hour. Several deluxe and semi-deluxe buses are available from Katra bus stand for Patnitop. Travelling by bus is economical and recommended for individual travellers and backpackers.

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Prashant Sharma

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Prashant Sharma
4.5/7
Posted 2 weeks ago Jun 19, 2015
Mode of Transport:Taxi
We have visited katra in June month of 2015 for Maa Vaishno Devi blessings. Second day we made a plan to give a visit ot nearby hill station Patnitop. So we booked a sedan Ford Icon from a local guy. It took us around 3 hrs to reach patnitop from katra.

The best thing we liked in Patnitop is its weather and green lush natural beauty. We thought to give another visit to Patnitop for relaxing for full week.

Although locality was not that good, We struggled to find a good restaurant around.

We returned same day at evening for Udhampur to catch train.

We found the place serene, beautiful, relaxing one should must visit but try to stay there at least for 2 days, do not except anything but relax from the place.
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This route has:
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Route Taken:National Highway 1A
Trip Includes:  | The Naag (cobra) temple
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Rakesh Sharma

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Rakesh Sharma
4.5/7
Posted 3 months ago Mar 26, 2015
Mode of Transport:Taxi
After having our holy Darshan of Mata Vaishno Devi one can visit Patnitop near Katra and 2 hours drive from Katra. It's a good hill station for relaxing, adventure and fun with snow all around. There was a lot of snow all around Nathatop in Feb 2015 and of course there are a lot of snow activities all around.
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Route Taken:National Highway 1A
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Rajeev Bhati
2.5/7
Posted Jun 7, 2014 Jun 7, 2014
Mode of Transport:Taxi
I took a taxi from Katra; the cab was okay sort of, but didn't have a music system. The driver of car was not good. He stooped the car at restaurants from where he took commissions; so we ended up paying more. The place is good, but beware of the cab drivers.
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Route Taken:National Highway 1A
Trip Includes:  Forest View Hotel | Patnitop
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    • Duration: 1 Hrs by car
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