A true delight for nature and trekking lovers, the Thajiwas glacier is one of the greatest assets and is located around 7 km from Sonamarg. It is advised that tourists must hike to the glacier from Sonamarg. One can even hire a pony ride to travel to the glacier. Trek to the famous glacier includes facing off with a silver shining frozen lake and its lush green surroundings, which offer a fantastic contrast to the eyes.
Why go to Thajiwas Glacier Sonamarg?
Thajiwas is also dotted with alpine meadows and several waterfalls, making the region look like a paradise. Owing to such surroundings, it is among the most popular destinations near Sonamarg. Thajiwas glacier also provides a good opportunity to enjoy a sledge ride, even during the summers. As it is ideally suited for trekking, it also serves as a camping spot.
Top Things to Do at Thajiwas Glacier Sonamarg
- Building snowmen & Snowcastles
Best Time to Visit Thajiwas Glacier Sonamarg
The perfect time to visit Thajiwas Glacier is April to October when the climate is delightful and cool & great for enjoying various activities.
How to Reach Thajiwas Glacier Sonamarg?
Thajiwas Glacier is situated 2.3 km approx. from Sonmarg & can be reached by taking a 30 minutes hike. Ponies are also available for hire from Sonmarg.