The in-house café named Skyview Café by Empyrean, offers some of the finest teas, coffees, and gourmet delights in J&K. Guests can look forward to a Chinese green tea called Blooming Flower Tea along with several other exotic tea flavours. Skyview Café by Empyrean offers coffee lovers specially brewed Turkish and Arabic coffee while they relish Dora Cake, pastries, waffles, and Frankie rolls. Guests can look forward to all this and much more prepared by Skyview Patnitop’s highly trained and qualified F&B team, while they enjoy the scenic ambience in the background.
Guests can enjoy a variety of Asian, Indian and Continental snacks from our food carts while they are at Skyview Patnitop. These carts are available in our adventure area, amphitheater, and our top station.
Banana Leaf- Taste of India
Embark on a culinary expedition and savour a variety of authentic North and South Indian flavours served in a thali. The food served is 100% vegetarian and is pocket-friendly. Apart from the sumptuous fare, the décor adds warmth to the atmosphere with canteen-style dining.
Pine View - The Market Café
Created with an ambience of pop-culture and graffiti, Pine View brings you a modern trendy marketplace through a perfect mélange of a games arcade, a library, live coffee roasting and food stalls. Showcasing an array of delectable international cuisines, it offers food options that delight adults and kids alike.
For young-aged children, Skyview Patnitop by Empyrean also launched the Kids Zone. Children can slide down on our slides and enjoy the trampoline to the fullest.
While you are at Patnitop, don’t miss out on making the most out of Madhatop’s serenity. Located 5 kms from Patnitop, Madhatop offers numerous natural bounties. From water springs, dense virgin woods, and scenic views of the mountains. Madhatop has it all. Things to do: Skiing Best time to visit: Through out the year. You can enjoy the scenic view during summers and enjoy skiing in winter.
Named after two small lakes Sana and Sar, Sanasar is only 19kms away from Patnitop. It offers a perfect holidaying destination thanks to its serene landscape. The drive towards Sanasar, amidst thick forests and large rocks makes the journey to Sanasar much memorable. Things to do: Paragliding, Wilderness Adventure Camps (WAC), trekking, 9-hole golf course, boating, visit the 400-year old Shank Pal temple. Best time to visit: April to October.
Experience the splendor of the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas while you are surrounded by pine and deodar trees at Nathatop. Its pleasant climate, flower-covered paths, and picturesque landscape make this destination 10kms from Patnitop a must visit while you are holidaying at Patnitop. Things to do: Skiing, hiking Best time to visit: Through out the year. We recommend winters to witness the snowfall and snow-covered terrain.
Often called ‘Mini Kashmir’, this scenic destination is situated at a distance of 80 km from Patnitop. From immense open grounds and feisty streams to captivating meadows and treetop houses, Bhaderwah is a resplendent retreat for all. Things to do: horse riding, skiing, rock climbing, and hiking. Best time to visit: Through-out the year.
Naag Mandir in Patnitop
This 600-year old Naag Mandir to honour the Serpent deity is located less than a kilometre away from Skyview Patnitop’s upper terminal. The wooden structure of the main sanctum is a witness to its centuries old existence. It is believed that the Serpent deity fulfills all that is desired by the visitor of the temple. As a customary ritual, visitors tie a red ribbon in the vicinity of the temple called sukhan or mannat in the local language. The temple-cooks prepare a special prasad called rut which is offered by the devotees to the deity.
Kund refers to spring or a small water body. It is believed that Goddess Parvati also known as Gouri would bathe at the spring located here. Over the period of time, a temple was built on the spot where the spring was once situated which has idols of Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati. A special fair is also held in June each year where devotees throng the temple. The temple is located at 43 kms from Patnitop on the way to Sudh Mahadev.
Believed to be constructed a thousand years ago, this Shiva temple is located 50 kms from Patnitop. The temple includes a trishul, a natural black marble lingam, and a mace. There are several legends attached to the shrine. Sudh Mahadev is the spot where Lord Shiva got married to Parvati. It is also believed that people who bathe in the spring near the temple cleanse all their sins. The main shrine of the temple includes statues of Lord Shiva, Parvati and their son Ganesh. Shrines of Goraknath, Bayankar Bhairav, and Kal Bhairav are located opposite to the main shrine.
Located amidst lush green forests and next to the Sudh Mahadev temple, Mantali’s major attraction is the upcoming International Yoga Centre and the Ashram of late Swami Dhirendra Brahmachari under the Swadesh Darshan initiative of the government. The facility will include leisure and health tourism and will include swimming pool, airstrips, spa, and a helipad to name a few.
Located between two hillocks, Shiv Khori refers to Shiva’s cave. This natural cave is 200 metres long, one meter wide and three metres high. A naturally created image of Lord Shiva, of 4 metres high is the main attraction of the cave. The cave also includes a large number of other natural objects resembling Goddess Parvati. Ganesha, and Nandigan. During, Maha Shivratri, a 3 day Shiv Khori mela takes place which witnesses several people visiting the cave shrine.
Dedicated to the Goddess Vaishnavi, it is located in Katra, 1.5 hour from Patnitop. As soon as you enter the city, you can experience the fragrance of divinity in its ambience. Visited by millions of devotees across India especially during the Navratra.
Located in Jammu city, this almost 200-years old temple is devoted to Lord Ram, also known as Raghunath. Its distinct features are its gold platted spiral shaped spires. It consists of seven shrines all decorated with 300 well-crafted icons of gods and goddesses. The 15 panels of the main shrine are painted with themes Mahabharat, Bhagavad Gita, and Ramayan.
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