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Why travel Sonamarg?

Sonamarg, which means 'meadow of gold' has, as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. In late April when Sonamarg is open for road transport, the visitors can have access to snow which is furnished all over like a white carpet. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas glacier a major attraction during the summer months.

The climate of Sonamarg is very bracing. From Sonamarg, trekking routes lead to the Himalayan lakes of Vishansar Lake, Krishnasar Lake, Gangabal Lake and Gadsar Lake, stocked with Snow Trout and Brown trout and Satsar, glacier-fed and surrounded by banks of alpine flowers. A large number of Hindi movies have been pictured in the serene beauties of Sonamarg.

"Meadow Of Gold"

A Town in Jammu & Kashmir, India
2665 meters

Interest Measure for Sonamarg

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Sonamarg from sea level:  8743 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  34.3028532°N, 75.2895329°E
Ecosystem:  Mountain , River , Lake  

Food, Culture and Language at Sonamarg

Food Type Available:  Indian, Tibetan 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Travel tips

  • NoteAt Sonamarg the Jammu and Kashmir tourism department is organising river rafting tournaments yearly, which has recently seen the participation of teams abroad.

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Content of this page was last updated at Nov 7, 2016