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Jammu
Nestling in the foothills of the Himalayas, with the river Tawi flowing alongside, is the place that Raja Jambu Lochan discovered one day while he was on a hunting trip. Legend has it that he came upon a clearing where he saw a sight that left him wonderstruck. A tiger and a goat stood side-by-side, drinking water from the same place in the Tawi River. He was so struck by this unusual sight that he decided to build a city on this land where nonliving creature seemed to bear enmity towards each other. Little is known of Jammus subsequent history until, in 1730 AD, it came under the rule of the Dogra king, Raja Dhruv Deva

Katra
The shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi is one of the most visited pilgrim sites in India. Situated at a height of 5, 300 ft., the site is located inside a cave in a hill. One of the most visited pilgrim sites in India, the shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi is located in a cave, amidst the folds of the Trikuta Bhagwati hill at a height of 5, 300 ft., in the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J & K). This cave temple is at a distance of 61 kms from Jammu and the last 13 kms of the way have to be negotiated on foot by the yatris, as the devotees are called. Once at the entrance to the cave, the path turns into a narrow tunnel with a cold stream named the Charan Ganga running through it. The pilgrim has to wade through this to reach the sanctum sanctorum. More

Patnitop
The hill resort of Patni top is most suitable for the long walks in the lush green forest tracks where the chirping of birds, cool mountain breeze, panoramic beauty of the Chenab basin and never hot weather reinvigorates the souls of the people from plains and relieves the urbanites from the maddening crowd and hullabaloo of their cities. This charming plateau is situated 110 kilometers from Jammu along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, at an altitude of 6,640 feet. It is also the highest point on the highway. Patni top was only discovered in the 20th century, as compared to other hill stations of the state that had been discovered centuries ago. The unspoiled beauty of this resort, well guarded by the Patni top Development Authority, invites the world wide travelers to have a fun filled holiday on this hill station and explore the adventure, cultural, religious and recreational tourism options that are very unique to this place.More

Ahknoor
Akhnoor is a beautiful town situated at a distance of 32 km from Jammu. The Chenab river meets the plain in Akhnoor, just north-west of Jammu. This was originally the route to Srinagar in the Moghul era. Jehangir, who died on the way to Kashmir, was temporarily buried at Chingas. Akhnoor is also related with the legend of Soni-Mahiwal. This is a historic town with the ruins of the Indus-valley civilization spread along the river Chenab. The whole area commands a panoramic view. A nice place to be in.More

Mansar Lake
Situated 62 kms from Jammu, Mansar is a beautiful lake fringed by forest-covered hills, over a mile in length by half-a-mile in width. Besides being a popular excursion destination in Jammu, it is also a holy site, sharing the legend and sanctity of Lake Mansarovar. Newly weds consider it auspicious to perform three circumambulations (Parikarma) around the lake to seek the blessings of Sheshnag, the lord of serpents, whose shrine is located on its eastern bank. There are also some ancient temples on the lakes shores, which are visited by devotees in large numbers. Mansar is also ideal for boating for which the Tourism Department provides adequate facilities. For the convenience of visitors a well lit flagstone walkway has been laid all around the shores.More

Kud
Kud, a place of extraordinary scenic beauty is situated 103 Kms away from Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India. This popular resort is situated on the Jammu-Srinagar highway at an altitude of 1738 metres. This place is an ideal picnic spot as it has a bracing climate to uplift your life and give it a new meaning. This serene locale is a perfect place to unwind with your near and dear ones..More