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Tourist attractions in Sonamarg

Nichnai Pass:-Nichnai Pass is a vintage point situated at an altitude of about 4139 m above the sea level. It provides the panoramic views of three lakes Vishnasar, Krisnsar and Gangabal. The pass ascends from Shokhadri and glacier peaks and serves as a base for various trekking expeditions. Near by lake at Bisansar Lake is noted for its natural beauty.

Narang Ruins:- The Narang ruins are situated near Wangath at a distance of 50 Km from Srinagar. Some of these temples were built by Jaluka, the son of Ashoka in 3rd century. The Vishnu temple at the site is said to be constructed by emperor Lalityaditya.

Gangabal Trek:- The 23 Km trek that starts from Sonamarg across Sindh River passes through steep climbs followed by a rapid descent. After such a climb appears the magnificent Gadsar Lake full of broken glacier masses. A trek of 17 Km via Satsar Lake passes through Gangabal Valley which offers the stunning views of Harmukh Peak. Campsite amidst the valley is an unforgettable Experience.

Baltal Route:-Baltal, situated at an altitude of 2743 km is 15 Km from Sonamarg . It serves as a base camp for Amarnath Pilgrimage. Visitors can hire ponies’ palanquins from here at affordable rates. They can also avail the services of Helicopter from Baltal and Srinagar during the duration of Pilgrimage.

Yousmarg:- On a visit to Sonamarg take some time to take a tour to Yousmarg in day time. Situated in the Pir Pranjal ranges at an altitude of 2,700 m above the sea level is a beautiful pasture that is famous for picnics. Situated at a distance of 47 Km Southwest of Srinagar amidst pines and fir lies at the slopes of Yousmarg.