|Fast facts -||It is located in Kashmir. It is the best base for the trekkers and the pilgrims heading for Amaranth cave.|
|Did you know -||The ideal time to visit Sonamarg in Kashmir is between April to June.|
|Must do -||You can go for trekking and pilgrimage tour to Amarnath Cave. Shopping can be a great fun.|
Sonamarg is one of the most popular hill stations in India, which is largely frequented by travelers from all over the world. The spectacular scenic beauty and the impressive edifices make this destination a major tourist spot. If you drive your way to Sonamarg through the Sindh Valley, then you can enjoy the amazing view of the snow clad mountains standing tall tearing the clear blue sky. You will definitely enjoy the view of the meandering rivers through the valleys and its breathtaking beauty.
If you love adventure sports and trekking is your passion, then there are ample options for you in Sonamarg. It is the major base for the trekkers, from where you can trek along various lakes like Vishansar, Kishansar, Gadsar, Satsar and Gangabal. You can also drive to Ladakh from this place and pass through the Great Himalayan Range. If you are going for the famous pilgrimage tour to Amaranth cave, then Sonamarg is the best place to lay your base. You can go for this pilgrimage tour during Sawan Purnima.
Shopping can be a great fun during your trip to Sonamarg. Handicrafts are the best buy from the local shops. Some of the most important things, which you can buy from the shops of Sonamarg, are carpets, papier mache, shawls, namdas, chain stitch, crewel furnishings, saffron, walnuts, almonds, honey, copper and silverware, wood carving and basketry. Mirror frames, walnut wood furniture and accessories, crewel embroidery and stone jewelry boxes are also the most common buy from Sonamarg.
The ideal time to visit Sonamarg in Kashmir is between April to June. Coming here, you can visit various places of interest and explore the beauty of this hill station to the fullest. The waterfalls in Sonamarg are worth visiting. There are two beautiful lakes in this place, which is surrounded by blooming flowers and trees. Gadsar Lake and Satsar Lake are the two major lakes in Sonamarg. Other major attractions include Nilgrad and Nichnai Pass.
To put up a stay, there are various accommodation options in Sonamarg. Huts and Tourist Bungalows of Jammu and Kashmir TDC's are largely booked by the tourists for a pleasurable stay. There are various private hotels to offer you with accommodation option.