Sonamarg: The Meadow of Gold near Srinagar

Sonamarg stands as a jewel in the crown of Kashmir, India. It is pronounced 'Meadow of Gold' in Kashmiri. This breathtaking destination lives up to its name, offering visitors an experience of unparalleled natural beauty. It is located just 80 kilometers northeast of Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Sonamarg is accessible yet feels like a world away from the hustle and bustle of city life. So, plan a trip with Nitsa Holidays and plan to book your Jammu Kashmir holiday package.

Best Time to Visit Sonmarg

The perfect time to see the town is in the spring. It is from April to June. You can visit the wild blossoms, and Sonmarg is amazing. The temperatures during this season can range from about 10 to 20 degrees Celsius. It is also opportune to see the marvels of this city from July to August. If you want to go to Amarnath Yatra, take another time to visit. It is from November to the end of March. Sonmarg stops receiving any tourists because of the heavy snowfall and landslides. So, plan your Jammu Kashmir holiday package or Srinagar package accordingly.

Places to Visit in Sonmarg

Here are some of the most visited places in Sonmarg that to should add to your Jammu and Kashmir trip:

Zoji-La Pass

It is situated in Dras. It is close to Ladakh, at an altitude of 3528 m above sea level. Zoji-La has been acknowledged as one of the world's most dangerous mountain roads. This road passes from Kashmir to the Dras and Suru Valleys. The winter season causes it to shut down as massive snow falls. It also results in avalanches.

Vishansar Lake

It represents an oligotrophic lake that is at its highest above sea level. At a height of 3710 m, it is a remarkable blue lake wrapped by grassy green meadows. It is also covered with alpine flowers and snowy and glacial peaks. It is one of the most famous lakes in the world. It is known for its dwelling of various types of fish. 

Gangabal Trek

The Hindus, who consider it a holy spot around the Harmuk Ganga at 3570 m above sea level, call it Gangabal Lake. The lake always attracts attention, with rainbow fish being caught in the lake. Vishansar and Krishnasar Lakes can also be reached from Sonmarg. They are following a pleasurable trek through many enchanting landscapes. The trekking period is from July to October. Moreover, fishing exists for a longer time, from March to October.

Nilagrad River

It is a precious river about 6 km from Sonmarg. The clearing waters of the river, which have healing properties that make it a popular tourist attraction, are addressed. On Sundays, the number of residents who bathe in river waters rises. The flowing waterwork of the river is calming one's anxiety and giving a sense of peace.

Baltal Valley

Baltal has a reputation for picturesque surroundings. The caves are available here, and hikers must either trek their way or hire horses to get into the cave. Additionally, hikers can access the helipad at Baltal. It will airlift them 5 kilometers ahead of the cave in 7 minutes with helicopter services. Make sure to add this place to your Jammu and Kashmir trip.

Therefore, if you want to explore all these places to visit then book your Jammu and Kashmir trip. Sonamarg is one of the beautiful destinations in Kashmir. Take time out from your busy life and create one of the best memories with your families and friends.