Introduction
Pathankot a city and a municipal committee in Gurdaspur district in the Indian state of Punjab. It is a meeting point of the three northern states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Situated in the picturesque foothills of Kangra and Dalhousie, with the river Chakki flowing close by, the city is often used as a rest-stop before heading into the mountains of Jammu and Kashmir, Dalhousie , Chamba, Kangra, Dharamshala, Maclodgunj, Jwalaji, Chintpurni and deep into the Himalayas .

Area 40 sq km
Altitude 331 m sea levelx
Temperature Summer-Min.-12.0C,Max.-28.0 C Winter,Min.-7.0C,Max.-22.0C
Language Gujarati, English, Hindi, Portuguese
STD Code 02875
Rainfall 70 cm average yearly
Best Time to Visit September to July

Pathankot Map



How to get there
1. Air :- Now Pathankot is also connected by Air services.This airport serves national flights only. Presently Air-Deccan is providing flights from Pathankot to Delhi and Dharamsala and also Delhi to Pathankot.

2. Rail:-Pathankot is a major railroad junction and the nearest mainline station to Dharamsala. Lines from Amritsar (2 hrs) and Delhi (8 hrs) merge here, and all services to Jammu (2 hrs) pass through.

3. Road:-Pathankot is well connected by road.


Places to Visit
Shahpurkandi fort Shiva temple Kathgarh Kathgarh Mandir
Madhopur Ranjit Sagar Dam Mukteshwar Temple


Excursion
Nurpur Fort Jammu Khajiar
Dharamshala Chamba Dalhousie


Accommodation
Hotel Woodland Hotel Venice
Hotel Abhi International Hotel Stay-Well