Things to Do in Sonamarg

Zoji La
High-altitude Pass
Adventurous Terrain
Himalayan Gateway
Scenic Mountainous Route

Zoji La in Sonamarg is a vital mountain pass linking Ladakh and Kashmir. It stands as a breathtaking route, with winding roads at an altitude of 11,575 feet. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, it offers stunning views that promise an unforgettable journey. It is a path of adventure, showing nature's raw beauty.

Zero Point

Set out on an adventure to Zero Point, a snow lover's paradise in Zojila Pass, Kashmir. Here you can indulge in a wide range of thrilling snow activities like skiing, snowboarding, and hiking. You can also trek here, making your way through the narrow and rocky roads, crafting an unforgettable journey. Known as the Gateway to Sonamarg, it is at Zero Point where nature's winter magic unfolds.

Thajiwas Glacier
Majestic Icefall
Glacial Beauty

Thajiwas glacier is located 3 km from Sonmarg, and is called the “Jewel of Kashmir” with its frozen lake, snow-covered mountains, fir and pine trees, alpine meadows, gushing waterfalls, and small streams. A favorite destination for trek lovers, it is also known for activities like sledding, and pony riding, all of which can be experience with our well-curated Kashmir packages. The ideal time to visit this stunning place is between April and October.

Baltal Valley

Baltal Valley located 15 Km from Sonmarg, along the Sindh River on the Srinagar-Leh highway is famous for its great treks and for being a fantastic camping site. The valley is a mind-blowing tourist site to explore through our Kashmir packages, with its cascading waterfalls, frozen glaciers, mighty peaks, and extensive meadows adding to its allure. The best time to visit is between April and September.

Krishansar Lake

Krishansar lake is located at 4000 meters from Sonmarg and it provides a marvellous sight to the tourists. Admire this lake with our Kashmir tour packages, whose water changes color according to the climate of the day. The lake is popular for being a major trekking and fishing destination. The best time to visit is between June and September.

Gadsar Lake

Gadsar Lake is located 8 Km from Sonmarg and is a paradise for tourists who enjoy fishing. The lake is seasonal, as its created when the snow melts, so the best time for you to visit here with our Kashmir tour packages is during June and September. It is recommended to drive to the lake as Gadsar pass treats your eyes to some magnificent scenic views.

Gangabal Lake

Gangabal Lake situated in North Srinagar is known for its greenish-blue waters, a variety of fish especially brown trout, lush green meadows, and its religious significance for being a home of Lord Shiva. The best way to reach the lake is by trekking or horse riding, both of which are offered by our Kashmir tour packages. Due to the lake being covered in snow during winter, May to October would be a good time for a visit.

Nilagrad River

Nilagrad is located 6 Km from the stunning Sonmarg. The sight of Nilagrad merging with the Indus River, flowing through different mountains adds to the sheer beauty of the place. The River is red in color and is said to have medicinal properties, rendering it sacred by the local community. It is an open attraction and can be visited throughout the year with our hand-crafted Kashmir tour packages.

Shutkari Bridge

White water rafting is what Shutkari bridge is known for, and it is a must-to-have activity with our Kashmir tour packages. Tourists flock in large numbers to be a part of the Baltal to Shutkari Bridge expedition that takes place here as well. Exploring this bridge is one of the most interesting and thrilling ways to tour Sonamarg. While all levels of rafters can enjoy rafting here, let alone the view of the bridge is what captivates them. 

Satsar Lake
beautiful Gangbal Valley

Satsar Lake is situated at high altitudes and originates from the confluence of seven rivers. The lake also provides a prominent camping site for tourists to experience on their Kashmir trip. The charming landscape of the lake consisting of beautiful meadows, and rocky hills of the Himalayas make it perfect to set up a tent on a sunny day to relax and take a break!

Vishansar Lake
Scenic Beauty, Trekking

Vishansar the “lake of Lord Vishnu” is a high-altitude lake to visit with our specially-curated Kashmir tour packages, and is located 20 km from Sonmarg. The water body freezes during winter however as the summer sets in, the stunning landscape with its bright green meadows and greenish-blue water will surely leave you mind blown. The lake is most popular for camping and trekking.

Sarbal Village

Sarbal village, located in the northeastern part of Kashmir is one of the last Hamlets in the country to explore with our unique series of Kashmir tour packages. that has sustained its charm and gives us a snippet of the local life. The famous trek route through Sarbal is much loved by tourists. Starting from Sindh River, the trek offers an unforgettably stunning landscape view. Camping and photography is also common amongst tourists at this place.

Table Top

Table Top in Sonamarg is your gateway to serene beauty and breathtaking views. Nestled in the heart of Kashmir, it is a spot where lush meadows meet the sky. Here, you can witness the panoramic vistas of snow-capped mountains. It is perfect for picnics or just soaking in nature's glory. A visit promises unforgettable memories amidst the tranquil landscape.

Nichinnai Pass

Nichinnai is a popular pathway during the trekking journey to Krishansar Lake, Vishansar Lake, Gadsar Lake, and Gangabal Lake. A famous attraction point to witness on this route with our Kashmir packages is the frozen glacier that falls on the way. The Sonmarg tourist places surrounding the pass are equally popular and therefore tourists can cover many attractions in one go. The trek is challenging however, it is gifted with the most stunning landscape.


Narang is a small village that is located 50 Km from Srinagar, and is a picturesque spot to cover on your Kashmir trip. It is a favorite destination among campers to take a stop at Narang to rejuvenate themselves before they restart their ‘Kashmir great lakes’ trek. If Narang is in your itinerary then the Narang temple is an attraction that you cannot miss among all the other destinations of historical significance.

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