Tourist Places in Sonamarg

Places to Visit in Sonamarg

Sonamarg - #10 of 28 in Jammu & Kashmir |
Sonamarg Average Rating - 6/7 1 based on 849 Ratings

Sonamarg is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Sonamarg is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Sonamarg are May, June, July, August, September, October. There are 14 tourist places in Sonamarg, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Sonamarg can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Sonamarg for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Sonamarg Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Sonamarg, browse through photos & pictures, explore Sonamarg using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Sonamarg, which are great places to visit, are Baltal, Nilagrad River, Yushmarg, Zoji-La Pass, Amarnath. Sonamarg can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Sonamarg Tourist Places



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Zoji-La Pass, Sonamarg
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Zoji-La Pass is situated around 3,465 m above sea level in the Himalayan Ranges. This pass is popular as a gateway to Ladakh and is considered as one the most dangerous passes in the entire Kashmir Valley. It is enclosed by the Drass Valley, snow-capped peaks, Valley of... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
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Amarnath, Sonamarg
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Amarnath is one of the most popular sacred places in India. It is situated at an elevation of around 4,175 m in the Himalayas. This pilgrimage centre is popular for the holy cave of Amaranth, which is believed to be the home of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvathi and Lord... Read More »
"It's God's most exciting place"Sep 8, 2015 "Very fruitful"Aug 27, 2015
Baltal, Sonamarg
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Baltal, on the shores of the Sindh River, is located around 15 km away from the north of Sonamarg. This small valley is a famous camping ground.  Read More »
"Baldly"2 months ago "Base Camp for Amarnath Yatra"Jul 15, 2016
  • Type: Picnic Spot
Yushmarg, Sonamarg
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Yushmarg is counted among the famous picnic spots of Jammu and Kashmir. This place is surrounded by dense forests and offers amazing views of the snow-capped mountains. Some of the nearby attractions are the Tatta Kutti Peak and Sang Safed Peak.   Read More »
Nilagrad River, Sonamarg
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Nilagrad River is a mountain river that joins the Indus River at the Baltic Colony. As per a common belief, the red-water of this river is known to have curative properties. The Krishnasar Lake and Vishansar Lake are located nearby.  Read More »
"Glaciers and Lake"Nov 28, 2015
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Charari- Sharief, Sonamarg
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Charari-Sharief is located around 13 km away from Yushmarg. It is the shrine of Kashmir’s patron saint Sheikh Noor-ud-din, also known as Nund Rishi. This shrine was reconstructed after the fire accident of 1994.  Read More »
  • Type: Lake
Gadsar Lake, Sonamarg
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Gadsar Lake is located 5,000 m above sea level, in the Himalayan Ranges. It is considered as one of the highest altitude lakes in the Kashmir region. This lake is famous as trekking base, which can be reached through the alpine trek. Brown-trout fishing is a popular activity... Read More »
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Krishnasar Lake, Sonamarg
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Krishnasar Lake is a prominent place among tourists interested in trout fishing. This beautiful lake is situated at an elevation of around 3,801 m above sea level. This lake, along with the Vishansar Lake, can be reached via the Nichinai Pass.  Read More »
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Gangabal Lake, Sonamarg
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Gangabal Lake is considered as one of the sources of the River Jhelum. It is located at an altitude of 3,570 m on the Harmukh Peak and is popularly known as the Harmukh Ganga. The major attraction is the annual fair organised in the 3rd week of August. This place is considered... Read More »
  • Type: Lake
Vishansar Lake, Sonamarg
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Vishansar Lake is one of the lakes situated in Sonamarg that can be visited during the months of April through June. It is accessible from the Nichinai Pass, another attraction located at an elevation of 4,084 m.   Read More »
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Nichinai Pass, Sonamarg
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Nichinai Pass, located at an elevation of around 4,139 m, is a trekking base. Lakes such as the Vishansar and Krishnasar can be seen from this pass.       Read More »
  • Type: Lake
Satsar Lake, Sonamarg
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Satsar Lake is at a height of 3,600 m above sea level. The whole region is surrounded by trees and beautiful alpine flowers. Read More »
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Satsaran Pass, Sonamarg
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Satsaran Pass, also known as the Satsaran Gali Pass, is at a height of 3,680 m above sea level. The Zajibal Gali Pass, located nearby, is another popular attraction of the region. Read More »
  • Type: Glacier
Thajiswas Glacier, Sonamarg
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Thajiwas Glacier is located at an elevation of around 3,000 m above sea level. This beautiful glacier is covered with snow throughout the year. Ponies can be hired from Sonamarg to visit this glacier..   Read More »
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