Meadow of Gold – Sonmarg3

publish by - chandan Upadhyay

publish on - 14 April-2021

Sonmarg

Some people enjoy the winter for hot chocolate, cold walks, and, in certain areas, snow, and some people don’t just like to stay cooped up in the comfort of their home with loved ones for the holidays.  Which are you?

winter is a good season for traveling. Sonmarg (Meadow of Gold) is extremely cold but also extremely beautiful. Sonmarg is situated in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, is a dream when compared to other cities of the state. It has a seamless stretch of endless harmony along with an overwhelming number of options for adventure-seekers.  Meadow of Gold is situated 3000 m above sea level covered in snow all through the year. one can experience the beauty of the glacier by trekking all the way there from Sonmarg.

Srinagar

Enroute to Sonmarg from Srinagar, you will find lots of scenic places like mustard fields along with river & mountains. This place can be reached from Srinagar by car can take approx 3 hrs.

The journey from Srinagar to Sonamarg is lovely once you are out of the city, river Sindh accompanies you throughout making it a memorable journey.

After Reaching Sonmarg hire a pony & go up to Thajiwas Glacier  The distance between Sonamarg and Thajiwas glacier is about 8 kilometers. Thajiwas Glacier adds to the charm. It is about 2 hours ride by pony from Sonamarg.

It is a comfortable ride without any steep elevation. there are no spine-chilling narrow mountain roads. Thajiwas Glacier is beautiful full of ice and one can enjoy sledding and climb on that glacier. As you go up you get more and more white ice and picturesque view. Sindh river was also flowing along the road when you reach midway. There are also rafting points at some locations.

Thajiwas Glacier is a wonder. It will keep you spellbound. For hours you will feel you are in Heaven.

There are many places to visit in Sonmarg like:

Gangabal Lake: the popular place for trout fishing.

Vishansar Lake: The Lake of Vishnu is a high altitude lake situated in the vicinity of Sonmarg.

Zojila Pass: A must visit place connects Ladakh with the Kashmir Valley.

Amarnath: Sonamarg also acts as the main base camp for all the Hindu pilgrims heading towards the holy Hindu site of Amarnath.

Sonmarg is a perfect destination for travelers who have an interest in adventurous activities, such as mountaineering, trekking, and hiking. ­­

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