The 10 Best Things to Do in Sonamarg, Jammu and Kashmir

Sonmarg (translation: "Meadow of Gold") is a hill station in Ganderbal district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

1. Zojila Pass

1 Indian National Highway | Srinagar District, Sonamarg 191203, India Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities, Scenic Drives
Excellent
67%
Good
25%
Satisfactory
7%
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4.5 based on 155 reviews

Zojila Pass

Reviewed By 435jalali - Shivapuri National Park, NepalShivapuri National Park, Nepal

amazing drive

the drive was cool and a bit nerve wrecking. not an easy drive. scope of landslide and can get jammed. connecting srinagar with leh/ladakh and closes in the winter. the view is cool and u will see snows even in the month of august.

2. Thajiwas Glacier

Forest Block, Sonamarg 191203, India Nature & Parks, Geologic Formations
Excellent
57%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
7%
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5%
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4 based on 204 reviews

Thajiwas Glacier

Reviewed By TheSoBoGuys - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

Greatest Asset

Thajiwas Glacier is one of the greatest assets of Jammu and Kashmir.It’s a popular tourist destination located near Sonmarg Thajiwas is a true delight for nature and trekking lovers. In order to experience its intrinsic beauty in best possible way, its ad

3. Gangabal Lake

Srinagar District, Sonamarg 191203, India Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
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5 based on 24 reviews

Gangabal Lake

Reviewed By sriram_rajagopal - New Delhi, IndiaNew Delhi, India

Part of the twin lakes (Gangabal-Nandkul Lakes)

Gangbal and Nandkul lakes are extremely beautiful. You encounter the lakes on the penultimate day of your great lakes of kashmir trek. First, you get an amazing view of these lakes from Zaj Pass. Then when you reach the lake, you keep marvelling at the be

4. Vishansar Lake

Near Nichinai Pass, Sonamarg, India Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
75%
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25%
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5 based on 8 reviews

Vishansar Lake

Reviewed By Ahsaan_lone - New Delhi, IndiaNew Delhi, India

The High Altitude lakes of Kashmir.

Kishansar & Vishnasar, (Sar; meaning a natural pond/ spring in Kashmiri) the high altitude lakes. Amazingly placed in the Pirpanjal range, these two lakes fall on the trek route from Shakdur to Naranag, a 65 Km long trek. The lakes are situated at almost

5. Gadsar Lake

Sonamarg, India Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
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5 based on 7 reviews

Gadsar Lake

Reviewed By Umesh3470 - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

Hell of a pass for trekkers..

Gadsar pass offers a real challenge to trekkers doing the Great Lakes of Kashmir trek. This one is surely not for the faint hearted. The view of the twin lakes of Vishansar and Kishansar as you start climbing the pass are awesome. A must visit for sure to

6. Baltal Valley

Srinagar District | Sindh River, Zojila Pass, Sonamarg 191203, India Nature & Parks, Valleys
Excellent
39%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
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Poor
3%
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7%
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4 based on 27 reviews

Baltal Valley

Reviewed By Monu8501 - Chandigarh, IndiaChandigarh, India

Base camp for Amarnath yatra

This is a place located about the hours drive from srinagar.. It's just below the great dangerous zozilla pass.. This place serves as a base camp for Amarnath yatra tourists.. Basically a transit camp present only during the yatra season.. Not so clean..

7. Thajwas Glacier

Sonamarg, India Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Excellent
43%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
12%
Poor
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Terrible
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4 based on 39 reviews

Thajwas Glacier

Reviewed By Rajiv1132014 - Kanpur, IndiaKanpur, India

Thajwas Glacier - "Sonamarg's Jewel In The Crown"

Thajwas glacier is located approx 3 Km from Sonamarg. A motor able road takes you to the base of the glacierbut the most popular mode of transport is by ponies One can trek to the top or take ponies from where one gets a panoramic view of the surrounding

8. Krishnasar Lake

Vishansar Lake | Near Nichinai Pass, Sonamarg, India Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
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5 based on 6 reviews

Krishnasar Lake

Reviewed By Ahsaan_lone - New Delhi, IndiaNew Delhi, India

Lakes At Altitudes :)

Kishansar & Vishnasar, (Sar; meaning a natural pond/ spring in Kashmiri) the high altitude lakes.Amazingly placed in the Pirpanjal range, these two lakes fall on the trek route from Shakdur to Naranag, a 65 Km long trek. The lakes are situated at almost 1

9. Nichinai Pass

Near Krishnasar And Vishansar Lakes, Sonamarg, India Sights & Landmarks, Lookouts
Excellent
80%
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20%
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5 based on 5 reviews

Nichinai Pass

Reviewed By Umesh3470 - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

Awesome passes of Kashmir..

Nichnai is a part of the Great Lakes trek. The pass is as like other passes which takes your breath away while trekking. The views one is exposed to while crossing the pass are simply awesome. And when there is snow everywhere, what else do you want..

10. Satsar Lake

Near Kishansar Lake, Sonamarg, India Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
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5 based on 4 reviews

Reviewed By Umesh3470 - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

Beautiful..

Another lake that is part of the Great Lakes of Kashmir... This is a comparatively smaller lake when compared to the other lakes on the trek however its simply awesome... A must visit..

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