Considered as the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir State, Jammu is a land of mountains and temples. There are several destinations that enrich Jammu tourism with their beauty and sightseeing points. The geographical diversity of the region also attracts adventure seekers in equal numbers. From the thrilling skiing activity at Patnitop to leisure-filled rides on a horse back in Katra, travelers have multiple things to do and enjoy in Jammu region.
With various famous destinations like Jammu City (Jammu Tawi), Patnitop, Sansar, Katra, Baderwah and Kishtwar, Jammu region is thronged by a large number of globetrotters for memorable holidays. When it comes to horse riding in Jammu, it is something that is enjoyed by people of all ages. Its lush meadows and winding mountain roads give excellent opportunities to enjoy horse rides.
However one can enjoy horse rides in any area of Jammu but the activity becomes more fun-frolic in Patnitop and Katra. Patnitop is a small hilly resort located about 110 km away from Jammu city. It will be a rewarding experience to explore the enormous natural beauty of this small resort through horse riding. Equally fascinating is the 12 km trekking expedition of Vaishno Devi Temple from Katra. Horses are available for the route also and are used in huge numbers by devotees either for rides or for carrying their luggage. Horse riding in Jammu is also highly popular among trekkers.
Sansar is another wonderful destination that is excellent for horse riding. Its green alpine meadows and low rolling hills provide wonderful paths for rides. With breathtaking vistas all around, capturing the allure of Jammu in lens on a horseback is something that most of the tourists would cherish for long. Tourists can ask their respective hotels and resorts to make arrangement for horse rides but sometimes extra charges are applied for the service.