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Serenely located in the Kashmir Valley, the picturesque town of Sonmarg is a proud part of a state popularly known as ‘Paradise on Earth.' The imposing Himalayan mountains stand tall in the backdrop, with gushing streams of pristine rivers crisscrossing the town. The town serves as a thrilling escapade for those looking for a slice of adventure, by providing an abundance of sports activities such as skiing, snowboarding, and hiking. The rough terrain of the place makes it even more challenging. The allure of Sonmarg attracts numerous tourists every year.\r\n\r\nUnwind yourself in this scenic haven, as the magic of Sonmarg amazes you. Get an adrenaline rush as you engage in exciting activities. Walk along the undulated roads and get the opportunity to explore the town all by yourself. Engage in cultural activities and get an insight into the culture of the land, by visiting the locals and getting to know them. For couples, Sonmarg proves to be a perfect romantic gateway, with its dreamy valleys and spellbinding sceneries. There are many places worth visiting in and around Sonmarg, including Amarnath Temple, Vishansar, Krishansar, Gadsar and Gangabal Lakes, Zojila Pass, etc.

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  • Best time to visit sonmarg During the month of November, winter sets in and the temperature drop to sub-zero levels. The town is covered ...Read More
  • How to reach sonmarg There is no airport in Sonmarg, but Srinagar Airport is very near to the town, at a distance of 92 km. The air...Read More
  • Transport In sonmarg There are no local buses in Sonmarg. However, buses from other towns and cities in Kashmir frequently pass thr...Read More
  • People of sonmarg There are no permanent settlers in Sonmarg, due to harsh weather conditions such as heavy snowfall and avalanc...Read More
  • Languages of sonmarg Though the official language of the state is Urdu, most of the people in Sonmarg speak Kashmiri, the local lan...Read More
  • History of sonmarg During ancient times, Sonmarg was known as a gateway on the Silk Road, connecting Kashmir with Gulf countries ...Read More
  • Culture of sonmarg Sonmarg has a lively and colourful culture. The region is famous for its beautiful embroidery which can be see...Read More
  • Weather of sonmarg The weather of Sonmarg is typical to that of the Kashmir valley. During the summers (April to June), the weath...Read More
  • Map of sonmarg Sonmarg is located in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies near great Himalayan glaciers of the Ka...Read More

Best Places to visit in sonmarg

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Kheer Bhawani Temple

Kheer Bhawani Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

The Kheer Bhawani Temple is a holy temple that is dedicated to Go...
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Amarnath Temple

Amarnath Temple

Religious

Spend approx 4 hours

The Amarnath Temple is a Hindu shrine that is situated in the Jam...
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Buddhist Temples

Buddhist Temples

Religious

Spend approx 1.5 hours

Buddhist Temples are present in destinations close to Sonmarg. If...
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Thajiwas Glacier

Thajiwas Glacier

Water Bodies

Spend approx 2 hours

Thajiwas Glacier is situated at an altitude of about 9,186 feet. ...
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Tourist Cafeteria

Tourist Cafeteria

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 100 approx.

If you want a delicacy with fresh ingredients and fine local spic...
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Hotel Tranquil Retreat

Hotel Tranquil Retreat

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 750

Untouched environs, lush greenery, and a remote setting make Hote...
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JKTDC Restaurant

JKTDC Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 750

The location of JKTDC Restaurant in Sonmarg gives you a spectacul...
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Holiday Packages In sonmarg

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    Beautiful Srinagar & Gulmarg with Sonmarg Trip - Honeymoon Special
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.15,600
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    A Weekend in Gulmarg Deluxe
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.13,196
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Splendid Kashmir - Honeymoon Special
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.21,799
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In sonmarg

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    Family Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.10,896
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Sightseeing Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.13,196
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in sonmarg

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Popular Flights To sonmarg

    • ATQAmritsar
      SXRSrinagar
    • Indigo
      6E-3113
    • 06:40 14:30
      1 Stop
    • 07h 50m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.2,223
    • IXLLeh
      SXRSrinagar
    • Go Air
      G8-199
    • 08:15 09:00
      Non Stop
    • 00h 45m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.2,407
    • DELDelhi
      SXRSrinagar
    • Indigo
      6E-2132
    • 13:00 14:30
      Non Stop
    • 01h 30m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.2,905
    • LKOLucknow
      SXRSrinagar
    • Indigo
      6E-2085
    • 20:30 09:40
      1 Stop
    • 13h 10m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.3,374
    • IXCChandigarh
      SXRSrinagar
    • Indigo
      6E-6177
    • 10:40 11:50
      Non Stop
    • 01h 10m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,594
    • DEDDehradun
      SXRSrinagar
    • Spicejet
      SG-2034
    • 19:15 12:25
      1 Stop
    • 17h 10m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.3,893
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