Explore Sonamarg- A Beautiful Link Connecting Srinagar And Kargil

Sonamarg is also known as a meadow of gold and has its own charm. Sonamarg is one of the popular tourist attraction among visitors while traveling to Jammu and Kashmir. Sonamarg is a town in Jammu and Kashmir, with snow-laden fields, surrounded by majestic glaciers and serene lakes which casts subtle spells on the visitors. Actually, Sonamarg is a beautiful link connecting Srinagar and Kargil. A few years ago, this place acted as a part of ancient silk gateways but now the place is primarily known for the adventure opportunity as well as viewing various glaciers, high altitude lakes, Indus River and many other wonders to get indulged in.

There are several tourist attractions in Sonamarg that attract visitors to explore these places and spend some quality time in the lap of nature. Have a look at a few attractions here.

Thajiwas glacier is the most prominent beauty of Jammu and Kashmir and all the nature and trekking lovers must visit here.

Baltal Best known as a base camp for Amarnath Yatra, Baltal is just 15 km from Sonamarg.

Zoji-la pass is known for its extraordinarily beautiful views and landscapes. Certain parts of the pass can be a bit of a dangerous ride.

Buddhist Temples located 70 km from Gangbal. This temple built by the son of Ashoka.

Indus River

The Indus River offers fresh trout and mahseer (freshwater carp fish) and glistening rapids for whitewater rafting.

Views of dense forests and snow-peaks are a constant company at Yusmarg

Kheer Bhawani Temple is enriched with important history and miraculous powers, making it the most visited by Kashmiri Pandits.

There are other places around Sonamarg such as Pahalgam, Srinagar, and Gulmarg.

Sonamarg located about 90 km to the northeast of Srinagar. The weather in Sonamarg is alpine. Summers are mild and winters are cold. It experiences heavy snowfall from December to February. The best time to visit Sonamarg is during the summers. If you go to Sonamarg then there are various options to explore because it is well connected by road with Srinagar so you can easily travel by bus or taxi. Besides this, Srinagar airport is the nearest airport 70 km away from Sonamarg. Moreover, there are various trekking and hiking trails in Sonamarg. Apart from this, many adventure activities are conducted in here such as River Rafting and Rock Climbing.

So, what you are waiting for a beautiful valley opens up to welcome your arrival while you notice some local settlements and commercial stays. Sonamarg is the only tourist destination in Kashmir which has organized camping facilities for visitors. It is equipped with five-star hotels and resorts having facilities to meet all the general and customized needs of the visitors

So, while visiting Jammu and Kashmir you must explore the beauty of Sonamarg as it is a worthwhile destination.

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