Sonamarg, The Meadow of Gold

Known as the meadow of gold, Sonamarg is an important value to the Indian army after the Kargil war. Sonamarg is 80KMs away from Srinagar. This hill station is at an elevation of 8960 ft and is located in the Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir. The group of three rivers, also called as 'Three sisters', Lidder, Sind, and Neelum rise from Sonamarg. Thajwas Glacier Popular for its mind-blowing scenic beauty, Thajwas glacier is very near to Sonamarg. The snow-covered mountains and frozen lakes are as beautiful as Greenland and...

Places To Visit In Sonamarg- Meadow of Gold

Important Communications In Sonamarg- Meadow of Gold

1. One can reach Thajwas glacier either by walk or by ponies. 2. Its a one hour trek up to Thajwas glacier 3. A separate Pony track is available for Ponies for Thajwas glacier. 4. Ponies are a costly affair and approximate charges for ponies up to Thajwas and back are Rs. 700 to Rs. 1000 per person 5. There are small tea and snacks stalls available near the base of Thajwas glacier. 6. One needs to be aware of the changing weather in Thajwas glacier so its advisable to carry Rain coats or/and Umbrellas along. 7. The vehicular movement toward Thajwas glacier is banned by Government of J&K . 8. Zojila pass can be approached only by local taxi and not by tourist vehicles coming from Srinagar. 9. Union taxi stand Sonamarg charges Rs. 3500 approximate for two way ride to Zojila pass.

There is no Railway station in sonamarg. However the nearest rail link is sopore ( Baramulla ) 95 kms away from sonamarg.

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  • srinagar
  • Jammu tawi

Buses to sonamarg are available from Kangan and Srinagar

  • Kangan Bus Stand
  • Batamaloo Bus Stand

Hotels and Restaurants

Kishtwar is well connected to other parts of Jammu and Kashmir by road. While the Jammu & Kashmir State Road Transportation (JKSRTC) runs buses that connects this dreamy town to the rest of the state, there are private buses, luxury buses and private transportation available too!

  • Sonamarg Glacier Restaurant

    Main Town, Sonamarg

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    Green Glamping resorts sonamarg

    Gadibal