Sonamarg

Nestled amidst majestic snow-capped peaks and framed by the azure expanse of the sky, Sonamarg, aptly named the ‘meadow of gold’, beckons with its enchanting beauty. Located in Ganderbal district of Kashmir division, Sonamarg lies at an altitude of approx. 8900 ft. The Sindh River winds gently, offering fishing enthusiasts a chance to catch trout, including the elusive snow trout. The place is a heaven for adventure enthusiasts offering a plethora of activities like trekking, camping and trout-fishing. From the colourful hues of bright shining flowers and crimson foliage to the white blanket of snow, Sonamarg offers the different charms of nature. Just 15 kms away from Sonamarg lies Baltal, a gateway to spiritual journeys to the sacred Amarnath cave or adventurous treks to Leh via the Zoji La pass. From Sonamarg, trekking routes lead to the Himalayan lakes of Vishansar Lake, Krishansar Lake, Gangabal Lake and Gadsar Lake.

  • Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year
  • Ideal Duration: 2-5 days
  • Distance From Airport: The nearest airport is Srinagar airport which is at a distance of 101.2 km via NH1.
  • Distance From Railway Station: Srinagar railway station which is at a distance of 96.4 km is the nearest and can be reached via NH1.
  • Distance From Road: Lies at a distance of approx. 80 km from Srinagar city via NH1.
  • Travel Tips: Trekking, skiing, snow skating, photography.
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