Know About Amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Sonmarg Jammu Kashmir – North India Hill Station

Sonmarg, one of the most visited hill station of Jammu and Kashmir, the heaven on earth. Sonmarg is also gateway to exotic and magical land of Ladakh.

Sonmarg, the meadow of Gold is ideal and alike famous among the nature lovers and adventure seekers. Sonmarg, a small town shop and popular hill resort, is a place set in a valley of glaciers and placid lakes.

Sonmarg is base station for famous Amarnath Yatra, Hindu pilgrimage. The miniature plateaus, snowfields, pines, glaciers and lakes are the prime tourists attraction for Summer holiday at Sonmarg.

Sonmar tour is always compared with and stated as the tour to nature’s heaven on earth.


Vital Tourist Information : Hill Station Sonmarg

Location :
Hill resort Sonmarg, the Paradise of couple on honeymoon is located in the northeast direction of state capital city Srinagar along with Sind River.


Mountain Range : Himalayan range


Altitude : 2740 Meter


Near By City : Shrinagar


State : Jammu & Kashmir [India]


Region : North India


Famous as / For :
Paradise of Honeymooning Couples - Himalayan snowfall


Weather & Climate :
Sonmarg experience alpine weather with mild Summers [April-June] and Chilly cold winters [November-February] with heavy snowfall in the months of December-February.


Temperature :
Summers : Max. 40°C Min. 5°C
Winters : Max. 24°C Min. (-) 14°C.


Tourist Season :
April to June is the tourists season for the Sonmarg. If you are adventure lover and love the Himalayan snowfall plan your Sonmarg tour in October / November.


Spoken Languages :
Hindi - Urdu - Kashmiri - English


Souvenir / Shopping :
Kashmiri Handicraft like Chain Stitch Carpets, Copper and Silverware, Basket ware, Wood carvings and Dry fruits are on the priority shopping list of visitors .


Trekking/Excursions :
Adventure seekers love trekking trails from Sonamarg to lakes of Vishansar, Krishansar and Gangabal etc.


Fair & Festivals : Monastic Festivals


Travel Tips :
Booking hotel room in advance is safety step for Sonmarg tour.


Must Visit Places :
Baltal - Nilagrad - Yushmarg - Zoji-la pass


How To Reach Hill Station Sonmarg Jammu & Kashmir [India]


Basic Travel Info :
Sonmarg is best accessible from Shrinagar. Details of Road/ Train / Air Travel to Shrinagar are included below.


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Recently train service is launched in the Kashmir valley so please check out with Indian railway website for the train journey to Shrinagar. In the past train journey was available only up to Jammu Tavi rail station which was nearest train halt for getting here.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Road travel to Srinagar is a thrilling and exciting experience because national highway 1A, connecting Jammu with Srinagar have numerous curves and hairpin turns in world's most scenic surroundings.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Shrinagar is on the route of domestic flights which are regularly available from New Delhi and other cities during the days of clear climatic conditions.


Local Transportation :
Sonmarg is best accessible from the Srinagar. Road Journey from Srinagar to Sonmarg takes about 2 hours. Tourists can chose from options of bus or hired taxi.
Details of Bus / Train / Air Journey to Shrinagar is as given above.