Suchetgarh

Suchetgarh a delight 

Hidden gem: Suchetgarh, is located bang on the international border, 28 km to south of Jammu city. It is 7 km from R.S. Pura, famous for its basmati rice. A cafeteria and thatched hut-type structures add to the quaint ambience. A couple of magnificent temples, over 150 year old, in the village, stand renovated recently. There are ambitious plans to develop this border village like the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab. It was the old trade route, with train from Lahore reaching Sialkot, and entering J&K territory here.

Nearest cities: Jammu  28 km, Udhampur 67 km north and Kathua 93 km towards east.

How to reach Suchetgarh: From Jammu city, it can take 45 minutes to an hour to reach this place.

By rail: The Jammu Tawi Railway Station is the nearest railhead, just 28 km away. Most important trains from different parts of the country halt here.

Airport: Jammu Satwari Airport, 22 km.

Important: Like Srinagar-Muzaffarbad and Poonch-Rawalakote route, Jammu-Sialkot route can be (re) opened for travel. This has the potential of becoming the most popular route of all. 

Enjoy!

Sialkot city of Pakistan is 11 km away! The fence India has made on border with Pakistan. Some Indian tourists walking up to zero point on border. A Pakistani BOP (Border Observation Post) tower visible from Indian side. A Pakistani border guard shaking hands with Indian tourists. Two faces of a pillar demarcate two countries. An Indian tourist getting herself photographed with border milestone.
Sialkot city of Pakistan is 11 km away!

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