Jammu is the winter capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Nestled against the backdrop of the snow-capped Pir Panjal Mountains, this southernmost unit of the state of Jammu & Kashmir is studded with an incredibly beautiful landscape. This winter capital of the state is the leap off point for the magnificent religious and natural attractions that attract tourists from all over the world.. Be it the multi-hued flags representing the temples and shrines in the city, the tantalizing aromas that lift and diffuse from its spectacular cuisine or even the snow capped mountains that promise adventure and action, it has something to offer to everyone. Appropriately called the City of Temples because of the profusion of shrines dotting the landscape, Jammu is a travel destination in its own right.
Jammu is an ideal place for adventure and thrilling sports, the enduring beauty of Jammu can be best explored during the summer season from May to July. Some of the major tourist attractions in Jammu are Vaishno Temple, Mahamaya Temple, Raghunath Temple, Peer Baba, Peer Khoh, Dargah of Ali Shah, Mansar Lake, Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary, Bahu Fort, Katra, Patnitop, Sanasar, and Mubarak Mandi Palace.
Located in Jammu in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India, the Jammu Airport is a civil airport. The airport is also known as Satwari Airport and is situated just 14 km from the India-Pakistan international border. Jammu Airport is a domestic airport and operates flights from one terminal. The domestic terminal has a capacity of handling 180 passengers during peak hours. The facilities in the terminal are periodically upgraded since Jammu is a very popular pilgrim destination and the city also attracts a number of foreign tourists for its spectacular beauty. Top routes from jammu airport is Delhi to Jammu, Bengaluru to Jammu, Chennai to Jammu, Mumbai to Jammu, Lucknow to Jammu, Kolkata to Jammu etc
Civil Airport - Satwari Airport - Jammu Airport,
Jammu and Kashmir 180003
Phone: 0191 243 7843
Jammu Tawi railway station is a railway station in Jammu city in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a major railhead for other places in the state and for tourists heading towards the Kashmir Valley. Jammu Tawi is well connected to major Indian cities by Indian railways trains. The station code is JAT. The second longest running train in India, in terms of time and distance, the Himsagar Express that goes to Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu in 70 hours, originates from here.
For the discern travelers visiting the valley by road is the best option to explore its virgin beauty. The national highway (NH 1 A) between Jammu and Srinagar is considered as the most beautiful and picturesque in the country. The Jammu region of the state is well accessible from all the cities and both the private and public transport is available from Delhi. The Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation, Delhi Transport Corporation and Haryana SRTC run their buses between Jammu and Delhi. Jammu can be reached from Delhi via Jalandhar and the distance between the two points is 586 kilometers. To reach Leh you have to go through the Srinagar city, Sonamarg resort, Kargil city and then you can reach Leh measuring 434 kilometers from Srinagar and 727 kilometers from Jammu.