Literally meaning 'the meadow of gold', Sonamarg is a breathtaking splendor of Kashmir that is shrouded with the great Himalayan peaks. An alpine valley, Sonamarg is elevated at 2800 feet above sea level and has a historical significance as it was the gateway to the ancient silk road.
Sonamarg remains cool throughout the year due to its location amidst mountainous region. There are numerous small streams that keep originate from the towering peaks of Himalayas. During the winters, this place experience heavy snowfall and gets covered with the white blanket of snow.
Sonamarg doesn't have a permanent settlement and is a popular tourist destination that draws tourist from different directions of the country. Places like Thajiwas glacier, Zorji La pass, Vishansar Lake, Gangabal Trek and Baltal are prime attraction that lure the visitors as well as adventure buffs.