Best Time to Visit Sonmarg

Though Sonmarg can be visited any time of the year but it is an ideal summer and monsoon getaway in Jammu & Kashmir.

When to Visit Sonmarg for Holidays?

Sonmarg is a famous holiday destination in Jammu & Kashmir. Sonmarg enjoys pleasant summer and monsoon seasons. The weather is perfect to plan a holiday to Sonmarg between March and August when it is neither too hot nor too cold.  We can classify the Gulmarg season as below:

Climate in Sonmarg


Summer Season ((March till June, Temperature 15°C to 30°C)

Sonmarg has pleasant weather during the summer months and especially from April to June. The temperature remains between 15 and 30 degree Celsius. This is the best time to visit Sonmarg as the valley gets adorned with colourful flowers. It is also the ideal time to enjoy the various adventure activities like mountain biking and trekking, offered at this hill station.


Monsoon Season (July to September, Temperature 13°C to 17°C)

The monsoons declare their arrival in Sonmarg in July through infrequent rainfall. The temperature ranges from 13°C to 17°C. It is also an excellent time to visit Sonmarg. However, adventure activities become risky during this season.


Winter Season (October to February, Temperature -2°C to 12°C)

During the winter months, Sonmarg becomes inaccessible due to heavy snowfall. However, those who want to sight snowfall can visit at the beginning of December or in March. October is the best time to try out the various adventure activities offered here.