Patnitop is yet another beautiful destination in Kashmir situated in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. Patnitop was originally known as ‘Patan da Talab’ which literally translates to ‘The Pond of the Princess’.Tourists flock to Patnitop as it is at a high altitude covered with snow. Located on a scenic plateau of the Shivalik range of the Himalayas, this destination is also charming as Gulmarg and no less than ‘heaven on earth’. The winter season begins in October and stays till February. During this season Patnitop receives snow. Tourists can enjoy skiing and snowboarding in Patnitop. The local tourists too keep coming to Patnitop to enjoy the snow-bound ambience.