Sonmarg is known as Meadow of Gold is in Kashmir.
It is like a dream come true for all the nature lovers out there. With an altitude of 2800 meters, it’s not just a hill station but a place where you can witness the majestic glacier, meadow, dense forests, and snow-capped mountains – all at once! It’s no wonder that Sonmarg is an ideal holiday destination in Kashmir.
But hey, if you think that’s all Sonmarg has to offer, think again! Adventure junkies, rejoice! You can indulge in some serious trekking and camping activities here. And for honeymooners, well, what can be more romantic than cozying up amidst this beauty, am I right?
One of the major tourist attractions in Sonmarg is the Thajiwas Glacier. And guess what? It’s an easy day hike recommended even for family vacationers. And if you’re up for some more adventure, you can take on the Gangabal Lake Trek or the Krishansar and Vishansar twin lakes trek – both starting from Sonmarg.
Now, if you’re wondering what else is nearby, the Baltal Valley is just 15km away. And it offers some of the most breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountains. Plus, it serves as a camping area for pilgrims heading towards the sacred Hindu pilgrimage of Amarnath Cave. And if you’re a nature lover, you can’t miss the beautiful vistas of the Nilagrad River, which boasts a red hue in its water and is known to have medicinal properties.
So, pack your bags and get ready to witness the gold standard of beauty – Sonmarg!