Skyview Patnitop by Empyrean is an amazing cable car ride near Jammu. It only takes a 2-hour drive from Jammu, on the four-lane highway and across 4 spectacular tunnels, to reach Sanget – the lower terminal of this picturesque destination, which is also only 3 km from the famous Chenani Nashri tunnel.
Built with the latest technology, the Skyview Patnitop ropeway is the highest (ground clearance) CEN (European) Standard certified ropeway (cable car/gondola) in India with one of the longest spans between its towers.
These spacious avant-garde gondolas are custom-crafted for an all year round experience, whether it is summer or winter! Soaring over the tree tops, this cable car ride will leave you in awe of the enthralling landscape and a captivating birds eye view of the scenic destination of Patnitop.
The upper terminal in Patnitop offers easy access to this charming town known to be the exotic epitome of natural beauty with magical meadows revealing refreshing bursts of deodar and kail trees. In winter, a carpet of snow covers the magical Patnitop hill station and you can enjoy amazing snow right in India!
The first gondola ride in India that soars over tree tops, the ropeway at Skyview Patnitop offers views so stunningly beautiful, you would want to pinch yourself just to ensure it’s not a dream. Travel from Sanget to Patnitop in 12 minutes in a cable car while enjoying the glorious views of the Shivalik mountain range. Good part is not a single tree has been cut in construction of this ropeway.
One way cable car/ gondola ride on the ropeway from Sanget to Patnitop costs just Rs.849 but it’s better to take round trip which just costs a very affordable Rs.999. Of course if you are more than 6 people, there are always offers on particular days which you can check on Skyview Patnitop by Empyrean website.
It was great to hear that Skyview Patnitop by Empyrean, an initiative by Empyrean Skyview Projects Private Limited (ESPPL) was awarded the Best Adventure Tourism Destination 2019 by The Travel & Tourism Excellence Award organized by FICCI and Ernst & Young in August 2019.
Safety is paramount to Skyview Patnitop team as it is India’s highest ropeway and the largest Indo-French collaboration in mountain infrastructure development. It was built in a record time of 2.5 years under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model. The ropeway started its commercial operations in July 2019.