Top Travel Attractions in Sonmarg

The ‘Meadow of Gold,’ Sonmarg with its beautiful settings attracts nature lovers from far and wide. Sonmarg’s major attractions are the majestic Thajiwas Glacier and lush green meadows and the gurgling Sindhu River.

About Best Tourist Attractions & Things to Do in Sonmarg

Sonmarg is one of the best getaways for nature lovers in Kashmir Valley. Lush green meadows, foaming river and streams that cut through the lofty mountains offer a picturesque location for family vacationers and honeymoon couples to spend their holiday. Thajiwas Glacier, the river Sindhu, Baltal, the base camp for Amarnath, and Naranag Village are some of the top attractions & things to do in Sonmarg. 


Thajiwas Glacier

An impressive glacier situated some odd 3 km from Sonmarg, Thajiwas Glacier is a major tourist attraction and is accessible by hiking.


Amarnath Cave

One of the sacred Hindu pilgrimage in India, Amarnath Cave is known for its natural ice-made Shivalinga.



The camping site for the Hindu pilgrimage of Baba Amarnath Cave, Baltal is a beautiful valley situated a short distance away from Sonmarg.


Krishansar Lake

An alpine lake, Krishansar or Lake of Krishan is popular amongst the trekkers as well as fishing enthusiasts for its rich brown trout population.


Vishansar Lake

A high altitude lake at 3710 m, Vishansar or Lake of Vishnu is a trekking lover’s favourite and is quite popular amongst fishing enthusiats as well.


Gangabal Lake

Snuggling to the Mount Haramuk, Gangabal is beautiful high altitude lake that holds religious significance for Hindu devotees.



A remote and beautiful village, Naranag makes for an interesting and thrilling trekking destination from Sonmarg


Gadsar Lake

A gorgeous emerald lake, Gadsar Lake is popular as one of the best fishing spots in Kashmir due to its rich population of brown trout.