Sanasar is the name given to the two small villages of Sana and Sar in Jammu province, Jammu and Kashmir state, India.
Named after small local lakes, Sana and Sar are located 20 km west of Patnitop, Udhampur district on the national highway 1A. At an altitude of 2,050 metres it is the hub for adventure sport activities in the Jammu region. The area is notable for its scenic views of mountain ranges including the Brammah Massif.
A nearby mountain range is called the Shanta Ridge. The Shank Pal Temple is located at the highest point of the Shank Pal ridge, at an altitude of 2,800 metres, a few hours’ walk from Sanasar. The 400-year-old temple is dedicated to Nag Shank Pal. No mortar was used to join the stones of the temple.
Shanta Gala is a pass on the Shanta ridge which offers a view of the Panchari valley on the other side of the ridge. The pass leads to the Lander area.
Sanasar is 129 Kms.from Jammu and only 19 Kms. from patnitop is Sanasar (2079 m), a satellite resort of patnitop, Sanasar with a cup-shaped meadow surrounded by gigantic conifers. A place for a quiet holiday, the meadow has now been developed as a golf course. There are several walks in the surrounding hills. The resort itself is ideal for paragliding, which is being promoted by the Tourism Department. Equipment can be hiFEB31E from the tourist office in Jammu city.
May to June and September to October are the month when paragliding at its best in sanasar, sanasar jammu is best for the paragliding, A place for a quiet holiday with lush green meadow Sanasar Tourists with own vehicle can go on to Sanasar from patnitop and return by the evening. The resort is 19 kms from patnitop and a road connects the two. Sanasar can be reached by bus or taxi from Jammu , via Kud and patnitop.
Sanasar is a wonderful destination for Eco-Adventure activities.
Tandem Paragliding Joyrides:-Introduced by “Extreme Hmalayan Adventures” Sanasar offers Tandem (pilot+passenger) paragliding joyrides. The low flying ride, take off area, is near the parking lot, with a flight path over the lake of Sansar, to landing in the meadow, below. The ‘over a minute’ short flight attaining an altitude of 150-200 feet, makes it one of the safest, enjoyable paragliding experience, in India. Sanasar is the second site, after Solang Nallah-Manali, in north India, to offer such tandem rides. The high flying site is at Natha Top and offers an 8- to 10- minute, depending on the wind condition, 1500-2000 feet high, tandem paragliding experience. The take off area is near the road, but one has to walk up, from the landing site, below. Safety is of paramount importance, and it is never compromised.