Sonamarg is a hill town encompassed by amazing glaciers and peaceful lakes, is a snow covered wonderful bloom undulating meadow in the great Himalayan mountain district. Crowned with the title of “Meadow of Gold”, Sonamarg is a flawless destination for nature enthusiasts and is a stunning destination to visit and spend a few days with nature and serenity.
Activities: whitewater rafting, trekking, skiing, trout fishing, Camping and Hiking
Best Places To Visit:
Amarnath: Amarnath situated at a height of around 4,175 m in the Himalayas is a standout amongst the most well known holy places in India. This pilgrimage spot is prevalent for the heavenly cave of Amaranth, which is accepted to be the home of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati and Lord Ganesha.
Zoji-La Pass: Zojila Pass is popular gateway to Ladakh and is considered as one the most dangerous passes in the entire Kashmir Valley. It is situated at a height of around 3,465 m above sea level in the Himalayan Ranges.
Thajiwas Glacier: Thajiwas glacier at an elevation of 9,186 feet is a striking shiny scene set against emerald meadows and a clear blue sky, is one such significant vacation spot in the district. It is a perfect spot for enjoying a sledge ride on the snow even in mid-summer.
Yusmarg: Yusmarg set in the heart of mountains hypnotizes voyagers with its grand excellence and mountains. Located in the midst of Sang Safed valley, Yusmarg is presumed for having some interesting spring blooms which makes it a flawless day outing with perspectives of the surrounding mountains.
Gadsar Lake: The Gadsar Lake or the Yemsar Lake additionally called as the lake of flowers is a beautiful, snow capped high height oligotrophic lake situated at a height of 3600 meters. Encompassed by snow covered mountains and covered in high blooms, from Gadsar Lake one can enjoy splendid views of the frozen Satsar and Baltan Lakes.
Some other great places to visit in Sonamarg are: Kheer Bhawani Temple, Nilagrad, Baltal, Charari- Sharief, Gangabal Lake, Vishansar Lake, Nichinai Pass, Satsar Lake, Satsaran Pass, Krishnasar Lake etc.
Best Time To Visit: April to November