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Sonamarg Sightseeing

The adventurous destination Soanamrg is situated 80 Km northeast of Srinagar district of Jammu & Kashmir. It is also renowned as "Meadows of Gold ". It is a paradise for trekkers and hikers and nature lovers. People from far off places get mesmerized by the beauty of this small hill resort of Kashmir and visit this place. There are various places to visit on a sight seeing trip to Sonamarg. Some of the must visit destinations on a tour to Sonamarg are as given below:-

Thajiwas Glacier:- Situated at a distance of 3 Km from Sonamarg the Thajiwas Glacier provides an opportunity to the visitors to enjoy sledge ride on the snow in mid summers. The miniature plateaus, snowfields and superb campsites in Thajiwas make it an ideal destination for school camps and trekking during the months of summers.

Nilagrad:- situated at a distance of 6 Km from Sonamarg ,Nilagrad is the place where the confluence of mountain river and Indus River takes place. The water of this river is red in color and has curative powers. On Sundays people throng on the banks of this river to take a dip. The place is surrounded by beautiful meadows and lakes that make it an ideal jaunt for family picnics.

Bisansar Lake & Krishnasar Lake:-Both these lakes add more beauty and charm to the picturesque Sonamarg. The Krishnasar Lake is located near the famous hill station of Sonamarg that lies at an altitude of 3,801m and is popular for trout fishing. Bisansar Lake can be accessed through the Nichinai Pass lies at an altitude of 4084 m is a natural beauty. The best time to visit both these beautiful lakes is from April to June.