Bored? Sick of summer already? Want to go to a place that is calm, cool and perfect for a small weekend getaway? Escape to Sanasar.
Named after two lakes (Sana & Sar) and located about 20 km west of Patnitop in Jammu Province on NH 1A, Sanasar is situated at an altitude of 2050 m. Sanasar is the name given to the two small villages Sana and Sar which are named after small local lakes, Sana and Sar.
Sanasar is located 20 km west of Patnitop, Udhampur district on the national highway 1A. A nearby mountain range is called the Shanta Ridge.
Summer temperatures between 10-20 degrees Celsius provide an ambience conducive for these adventure sports and also make them enjoyable.
The Shank Pal Temple is located at the highest point of the Shank Pal ridge, at an altitude of 2,800 metres, a few hours’ walk from Sanasar. The 400-year-old temple is dedicated to Nag Shank Pal. No mortar was used to join the stones of the temple. Shanta Gala is a pass on the Shanta ridge which offers a view of the Panchari valley on the other side of the ridge. The pass leads to the Lander area.
It is regarded as the aero-adventure-sports capital in the region offering tourists a host of activities including rock-climbing, rappelling, paragliding, parasailing and hot-air ballooning which makes it is the perfect spot for adventure lovers.
From hiking, trekking, snow skiing to horse riding you can experience everything on this mountainous region of Jammu Province.
Exploiting the lush green coverage – which is just right for the royal and prestigious sport – Golf, a part of Sanasar has also been developed as a Golf Course open for tourists to try their hand at it.
The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department promotes and controls adventure sports in Sanasar and provides the sports gear as well for those who want to indulge in the sports.
Hope this post came as a helpful resource for you! So, are you visiting Sanasar this weekend?