Udhampur is a city and a municipal council in Udhampur District in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Situated among the lush green forests of Eucalyptus, it is the third-largest city of the Jammu region and the fifth-largest city in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Named after Raja Udham Singh, it serves as the district capital and the Northern Command headquarters of the Indian Army. A Forward Base Support Unit of the Indian Air Force is also stationed here. Udhampur is used by the Armed Forces as a transit point between Jammu and Srinagar when traveling by road.
Shiva Khori is a famous cave shrine of Hindus devoted to lord Shiva, situated in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir state in India.
Mata Vaishnodevi was believed to have taken rest in this cave for 9 months. Today, this cave acts as a stopover for the pilgrims on their journey up to the Bhavan.
Pingla Devi Shrine
The cave Shrine of "Mata Pingla Devi" is situated on a hillock at village Pinger on Udhampur Ramnagar road, about 16 km from Ramnagar and 22 km from Udhampur City.
The holy place of Baba Dhansar is located at Karua Jheel near village Karua, 17 km from Reasi towards Katra in Reasi district of Jammu & Kashmir State, India.
Sheesh Mahal of Ramnagar is a historical royal mansion of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located just adjacent to Ramnagar Fort in Ramnagar of Udhampur district. It was built by the king, Raja Ram Singh in 1885.
Sehar Baba Waterfall
It enjoys the status of one of the biggest waterfall in North India. Located on the Chenab River in Reasi District standing at an elevation of 466 meters, it descends from over 100 feet making a spectacular view. The gurgling, roaring noise dictates its authority.
Bhimgarh Fort, generally known as the Reasi Fort, is near Reasi, a town approximately 64 km northwest of Jammu. The fort is on a hillock approximately 150 meters high. Initially, it was constructed of clay.
Sanasar is a famous hill spot located 19 km west of Patnitop in the Udhampur district of Jammu & Kashmir. It is surrounded by huge conifers and has been developed as a big golf course. This place is known for paragliding and other adventure activities.
Latti is a famous picnic spot in the Udhampur District of Jammu and Kashmir. It is about 13 km from Mantalai, a legendary place located near the Gauri Kund Spring.
Charan Paduka Temple
Located 1.5 km from Banganga, Charan Paduka is a sacred destination. Many pilgrims visit the temple to pay respect at the footprints of the Goddess etched on a large piece of rock. The footprints are the highlight of the place.
Udhampur is a famous summer destination due to temperatures being pleasant during this time. The months from March to June see an influx of tourists when the weather is at its best and ideal for sightseeing. Some people want to visit during the winter months seeking to experience the cold winters of this region. Udhampur tends to be quite cold during the winter months with the temperatures can drop to 1 or 2° C or even hit 0° C.