Skyview Patnitop by Empyrean, a hospitality venture of Empyrean Skyview Private Limited (ESPPL), has officially reopened for visitors today; however, for the moment, it will remain open only on weekends till November 30, 2020.
During the lockdown due to the pandemic, the site was comprehensively audited for Covid preparedness by SGS – one of the leading inspection, verification, testing and certification companies. A Covid-ready compliance certificate of safety was issued by them to ESPPL just before the reopening making it a safe destination for all visitors and employees with stringent SoP’s like online bookings, thermal screening, social distancing, sanitization routines and digital menus, etc in place.
Skyview Patnitop located at Patnitop, Jammu is a mountain adventure destination for the new age, responsible traveller. Set over 11 acres in a scenic countryside, comprising a Ropeway (India’s Highest in terms of ground clearance-over 65 mts.), adventure activities (such as Zipline, Magic Carpet, Tubing Sledge onsite and other leisure activities such as trekking, biking, hiking, birding, offsite), a range of F&B offerings, as well as first class accommodation for every taste and pocket. Not only has it transformed Patnitop into a new tourist destination with its state-of-art ropeway that connects Sanget, an idyllic hamlet where the lower terminal is situated to welcome visitors, to Patnitop, the upper terminal, but by taking a lead in green mobility, it has also eliminated a 45-60 minute road journey by way of a picturesque gondola ride of over 2.8 kms of inclined destination in just 10-12 minutes. It takes a 2-hour drive from Jammu. The destination’s easy accessibility via air, rail and road will make it a much visited adventure destination.
Syed Junaid Altaf, Managing Director, Empyrean Skyview Projects, stated, “Empyrean’s vision of creating a world-class integrated mountain tourism infrastructure destination for tourists is now open once again to welcome visitors. Skyview Patnitop is sure to drive tourism to this unexplored paradise with its clean air, unique landscape, endemic flora and wildlife, biodiversity and the timeless local culture and history”. He hopes that Skyview Patnitop emerges as a leading adventure destination that will not only put Patnitop on the map of adventure and leisure tourism but also as a benchmark for responsible and sustainable tourism.