Sonamarg is an alpine valley hill station 87kms from Srinagar, it is located in the vicinity of the great Himalayan glaciers of Kashmir valley namely Kolhoi Glacier and machoi Glacier. Sonamarg is situated at a height of 2740 m in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Sonamarg is a small and beautiful hill resort. Sonamarg literally means the 'Meadow of Gold' and is known so due to the flowers that wraps the meadow in the spring. In the earlier days, Sonamarg lies on the main trading route into central Asia. Sonamarg is the last major point in the Kashmir valley before the Zoji La pass into Ladakh. At the pass, the green and lush Kashmiri landscape changes to the barren and dry landscape of Ladakh. The drive to Sonamarg is through the Sindh Sonamarg is popular for its walkways. Thajiwas, a small valley located 4 kms fromSonamarg is a prime attraction during the months of summer. The place is covered with fir,birch and pine trees. A large number of camping sites are also present at Thajiwas overlooking at the glacier.. Sonamarg is also a base for undertaking the yatra to the holy Amarnath cave. The Sindh River that meanders through the valley abounds with trout and mahaseer. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas glacier, which is a major local attraction during the summer months. The best time to visit Sonamarg is from April to June. If you want to cover Sonamarg in your Kashmir trip You can take day trip to Sonamarg from Srinagar.
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