Throughout the year is the best time to visit Patnitop. Patnitop or Patni Top is a hilltop tourist location in Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir state of India on National Highway 44. It is situated on a plateau in the shivalik belt of the Himalayas. The river Chenab flows in close proximity to this location. December to March is the best time to experience the scenic beauty of the snow capped mountains.