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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.


Location

It is located on the Udhampur Srinagar Highway.110 k.m from Jammu and 32 k.m from Udhampur city, it is just short of the tourist spot of Patni Top while driving to Patni top from Udhampur. After Patnitop is the adjoining town of Batote.

Kud is located at 33.08℃N 75.28℃E. It has an average elevation of 1855 metres (6085 feet).It is a part of the Lower Himalayan Range. the river Chenab flows in close proximity.


Major Attractions

A wide range of trekking options is available in Kud. There are excellent camping sites in the adjoining areas in the wilderness. The tourism Department has Trekking equipment Hire shop. These Shops stock local and imported trekking gear. Equipments are available against a security deposit. If you are a foreign national then your passport will be kept as a deposit. Some travel agencies also organise trekking around this area.


Clothing
Heavy woolens are required in winters while light/medium clothing is required in summers. It is a very well developed hill station in Udhampur District. It also experiences heavy rainfall in the rainy season.

Speciality

Kud is famous for its sweet shop that makes hot and fresh patisa that is very popular with the tourists.


How to Reach

Regular transport is available from Jammu. Buses are available from General Bus stand Jammu. Taxis can also be hired from scores of Tour/Travel operators from across the city of Jammu , Jammu and Kashmir, India. Similar services towards Kud are available from Railway Station. Fares are pre determined by the Govt. and are subject to change.

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