Top 4 fun activities at Skyview Patnitop

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Skyview Patnitop by Empyrean has emerged as the new identity for Jammu as if offers a blend of indoor and outdoor activities. Entitled as the largest tourism project in Jammu and Kashmir, Skyview Patnitop is determined on developing mountain tourism, adventure activities, and public infrastructure. Here we discuss the top 5 fun activities at Skyview Patnitop.

Spread over 21 acres of land in the Shivalik belt at an altitude of 2,024 meters in the Udhampur district of Jammu, Skyview Patnitop is credited with setting up India’s highest ropeway besides having first Asia’s longest zig-zag zipline, measuring 580 meters and much more!

Table of Content:

  1. Ropeway
  2. Zig-Zag Zipline
  3. Magic Carpet & Tubing Sledge
  4. Hiking Trails

1. Ropeway

Best Ropeways of India

Skyview Patnitop is credited with setting up the highest ropeway in India. The amalgam of adventure and leisure at Skyview Patnitop makes it ideal and most accessible for all the tourists and allows you to explore one of the most popular and fun activities at Skyview Patnitop, the thrill of the gondola ride.

The highest ropeway in terms of ground clearance in India will make you admire the beauty of nature as you hover over the lush green forest. The new ropeway connects Sanget valley, the lower terminal of the project, to Patnitop on the upper terminal. It spans over 849 meters between eight towers, with 65 meters of ground clearance. And the distance of 2.8 km from the lower to the upper terminal in just 10 minutes. It has 18 ropeways with a capacity to carry eight people. It can transport 6,400 passengers in eight operating hours. However, as per the SOP’s issued by POMA for ropeway operations globally, only four passengers are allowed in each cabin against the eight that were allowed earlier to maintain social distance.

2. Zig-Zag Zipline


Situated at an altitude of 1,371 meters, this zig-zag zipline will certainly increase your adrenaline rush as you zip past the scenic aerial view of nature.

This incredible zipline has won the tag of the longest in Asia and the best Zipline in India, making it one of the top fun activities at Skyview Patnitop for tourists. It measures 580 meters, includes nine wires and 10 poles.

Zipline is a combination of adventure and a chance to witness the mesmerizing view and you will experience nature at its best. The breath-taking ride on the foothills of the Himalayas will certainly wonder you with the view leaving you speechless.

3. Magic Carpet & Tubing Sledge

Tubing Sledge

An instant movement of travelers from one place to another. We all have heard and watched the famous flying carpet as a character in the 1992 Disney film Aladdin. And how it has carried people from one place to another. With the same thrill, Skyview Patnitop will take you to a whole new world on the first magic carpet ride in India.

Skyview Patnitop offers activities for all ages and adventure levels. This rendezvous with nature will certainly be a great thrill while zooming down a hill on India’s first dry tubing sledge at the speed of light.

4. Hiking trails

Skyview Patnitop hiking

Surrounded by picturesque landscapes, the 2.5-kilometer-long hiking trail at Skyview Adventure Valley is an extraordinary climbing experience. This area is an adobe to trees like Deodar, Oak, Juniper, Taxus, Acer Villosum, Juglans Regia. The fresh breeze followed by the chirping of birds has a therapeutic effect on the mind and body. This trail is an escape from the noisy city life into a refreshing world. Our trained guide will lead you during the soul-stirring walk to Adventure Mountain.


Looking for an Adrenaline Rush? Visit Skyview Patnitop: A Multi-Activity Destination

skyview patnitop leading multi activity adventure places in india

For the last 10-15 years, hospitality and outdoor offering have witnessed a significant development when it comes to having dedicated adventure places in India. One could hardly consider any destination that would either adhere to international norms or match adventure destinations located abroad. However, with the demand for such engagements increasing more than ever, Empyrean Skyview Projects Private Limited has come up with its pilot adventure destination named Skyview Patnitop by Empyrean.

Skyview Patnitop is a unique destination located in Patnitop, a beautiful hilltop in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. This destination is home to India’s highest Ropeway in terms of ground clearance and features a gamut of adventure activities that are unique and first of its kind in India. Being a multi-activity destination, Skyview Patnitop has emerged as one of India’s leading tourism destinations since its commercial launch in 2019. Additionally, thanks to its serene location and year-round accessibility, one could say that it is the finest possible weekend getaways from Delhi and other north Indian states. Apart from being a paradise for adventure enthusiasts, it is also the ideal destination for family holidays, school picnics, and corporate trips. In 2019, Skyview Patnitop was awarded the Best Adventure Tourism Destination 2019 by The Travel & Tourism Excellence Award organized by FICCI and Ernst & Young.

Let us look at four aspects of this unique project that make it a must-visit for everyone!

India’s Highest Ropeway

indias highest ropeway

The USP of Skyview Patnitop is its ropeways, which covers a total distance of 2.8 km between the lower terminal of Sanget and upper terminal of Patnitop. This ropeway consists of 8 towers and 18 spacious cabins and adheres to the CEN (European) standard of ropeway safety norms. The ropeway is a fine fusion of world-class technology and the tranquillity of nature, raising the standard of gondola rides in India.

Zig-zag Zipline

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Although most of the adventurers may have experienced zipline before; however, the zigzag zipline at Skyview Patnitop is one of its kind. The zig-zag structure of this zipline just doubles the thill and makes it more adventurous and exciting. This zig-zag zipline is the longest in Asia with 580 meters of total length starting from the altitude of 1371 meters and ends at the altitude of 1344 meters above the sea level. The zipline features 9 wires and 10 poles with a capacity of 25 people per hour. Additionally, a highly trained and experienced team is always present to guide you and ensure your safety and well-being.

India’s First Magic Carpet

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With the riding distance of 162 meters from bottom to top, Skyview Patnitop’s magic carpet is a must-try for every adventure seeker given the experience and view it provides to every rider onboard. The user-friendly design and highest safety standards help this carpet to cater to every age group. It is innovations like these here at Skyview Patnitop that makes it one of the most popular adventure places in India.

Tubing Sledge

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Most of our readers may have taken a ride of a tubing sledge in any waterpark or so but have you ever taken a ride in a dry tubing sledge rolling down a hill? If not, Skyview Patnitop is the place to be. This tubing sledge with the total downslope distance of 238 meters gives the person onboard the thrill and excitement like never. Moreover, the pleasing breeze and the view visible is a delight like no other. The unique mechanism of the dry tubing sledge helps it to operate with a highly efficient braking system making it extremely safe yet full of joy and fun.

All of these activities along with a range of dining and shopping options make Skyview Patnitop one of the best Multi-activity adventure places in India.

6 Ropeways in India Worth Including in Your Bucket List

Ropeways have emerged as a leading way of transportation and tourism in India. They not only are an ecological way of transportation but also offer a scenic view to several exotic locations of India. From snow-covered hills to lush green forests, ropeways allow you to experience a destination uniquely. In this blog, we will be talking about six of the most magnificent and best ropeways in India which should be on your bucket list. Each of these ropeways standout in terms of its locations, infrastructure, and experience. 

Table of Content:

  1. Gulmarg Gondola
  2. Skyview Patnitop
  3. Darjeeling Ropeway
  4. Auli Ropeway
  5. Malampuzha Ropeway
  6. Manali Solang Ropeway

1. Gulmarg Gondola

Gulmarg gondola

Summer or winter there can be no place better than Gulmarg situated at an altitude of 8960 ft in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. Apart from being the heartland of winter sports in India, it offers an experience like nowhere else in the country. Gulmarg’s picturesque offerings can be best experienced in its two-stage ropeway which stretches to a combined length of 4.2km and has the capacity of accommodating 600 people per hour from Kongdoori to Apharwat peak. The ropeway not only gives you a first-hand experience of Kashmir’s famous natural setting but also enables you to explore the high-altitude snow cover peaks of Apharwat.

2. Skyview Patnitop by Empyrean

Best Ropeways of India

Located in the beautiful hill station of Patnitop, Skyview Patnitop is the highest ropeway in India in terms of ground clearance. The 2.8 km long ropeway from Sangot to Patnitop offers a mesmerizing view of the lush green forests and Shivalik range like never before! This ropeway features 18 spacious cabins and each cabin accommodates 8 adults at a time. To complement this world-class ropeway, the adventure destination not only has a variety of culinary offerings but also a gamut of adventure activities such as India’s first Magic Carpet, Zigzag Zipline, and Tubing Sledge. All these offerings put Skyview Patnitop at the top of the tourist places in Jammu. In 2019, The Travel & Tourism Excellence Award organized by FICCI and Ernst & Young awarded it with the Best Adventure Tourism Destination of India.

3. Darjeeling Ropeway

Darjeeling ropeway

Darjeeling is one of the most visited hill stations of India and has always been able to attract a large number of tourists. Adding to its natural beauty and charm, the Darjeeling Ropeway runs from North Point to Singla. This journey presents you with a beautiful view of hills, lush green valleys, tea gardens, and waterfalls of this Himalayan town. Darjeeling Ropeway is the first ropeway of India as it commenced operations in 1968. In the recent past, it has undergone several upgrades to align it with modern safety standards and technology.

4. Auli Ropeway

Auli ropeway

Auli, a destination better known for skiing and paragliding has emerged as one of the leading tourist destinations of India. The pristine hill station is blessed with beautiful mountain peaks and oak forests. The 4 km long bi-cable ropeway consists of 10 steel towers to connects Auli with Joshimath. The ride time of 15-20 minutes presents a picturesque view of the dense oak forest from all sides to the visitors.

5. Malampuzha Ropeway

Malampuzha Ropeway

Located near the Malampuzha Dam in Kerala, the ropeway offers a scenic view of the Malampuzha Gardens and Dam. It is said to be one of the first of its kind in South India. With a total distance of 2km and featuring 64 cable cars that accommodate 2 persons at a time.

6. Manali Solang Ropeway

Manali Ropeway

With its snow-capped mountains and pleasing climate, Manali is a delightful escape for residents of north India. One of the highlights of the most popular hill stations in India is 1.8 km long. Manali Ropeway. The ride offers an aerial view of the wonderful Solang valley and the astonishing peaks of Mount Phatru.

Let us know if you have taken a ride of any of these or if you know of any other best ropeways in India.

Experience India’s Highest Cable Car at Skyview Patnitop

Travelling is fun but when your expectations are higher, the destination must have some unique elements to it. Whether you are a nature lover or prefer to explore new cultures, one thing is common in every travel – adventure. What if you get to know about a location that guarantees adventure but can also satisfy the explorer and nature lover within you? Read on! Spread across the lush meadows covering green landscapes and snow-clad mountains, Skyview Patnitop is an experience of a lifetime. Designed and constructed as per the highest regulations, you get to live each second of your day with unmatched facilities. Let’s get to know in detail, why Skyview Patnitop is one of the best ropeway in India and why you must visit:

Longest Ropeway in India: Skyview Patnitop is home to one-of-a-kind Gondola ride covering a total inclined distance of 2.8 km. The upper terminal is at an altitude of 1998 metres while the lowest terminal stands tall at 1343.17 metres above the sea level. You not only get to enjoy the longer span ride, but you also get to experience flying over the mountains of majestic Shivalik Range.

Highest Safety and Security: Skyview Patnitop is the first to offer CEN (The European Committee for Certification) certified ropeway in India. The highest safety standards in the design ensure total safety and security of the guests. The ropeway is equipped with state-of-the-art machinery, making the Skyview Patnitop an all-season multi-entertainment destination.

Best Hill Station near Delhi India: Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Skyview Patnitop is an ideal destination resting in the foothills of the Shivalik Range. It is the closest such destination to Delhi and Punjab, where guests can spend some quality time with their friends and family while enjoying the fun activities at Skyview.

Full Package: Skyview Patnitop isn’t only known for its Cable Ride, it offers a plethora of activities for the guests to choose from. Visitors can enjoy India’s first zigzag zip lining, Tubing, and Magic Carpet. Each experience at Skyview Patnitop distinguishes itself from others owing to its unique concept and design.

Mouth-watering Cuisines: At Skyview Patnitop, guests can savour delicious Indian, Mughlai, and International Cuisines. Visitors can try out yummy snacks at various food carts or dine at our full-fledged multi-cuisine restaurant.

Head over to Skyview Patnitop today and indulge in some of the best adventure activities in India. If you are planning for a longer stay, you can request for comfortable and elegant accommodation facilities as well. For more information on our packages,  click here.