Holiday Overview

Thajiwas Glacier
Horse Riding in Sonamarg (Nivalink Trip Dated - 20 April 2013)
Stunning views around Sonamarg
Sledding Guides
Sledding in Sonamarg
Tea Shop enroute Thajiwas Glacier
River views enroute Sonamarg
Picture Perfect Kullan Village

This is a getaway itinerary for Sonamarg, renowned for stunning close range Himalayan views.



Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Srinagar Arrival. Transfer to Sonamarg.
  • Day-2 Excursions / Walks / treks around Sonamarg
  • Day-3 Nature Walks
  • Day-4 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Sonamarg - Thajwas Glacier (5.00 kms), Naranag Temple (50.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Srinagar Departure - Srinagar
Best Season to Travel
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Additional night or two at Srinagar would allow guests to explore lakeside character of Srinagar.

  • Srinagar to Sonamarg -85 kms (3 hrs)
  • Sonamarg to Srinagar -85 kms (3 hrs)

Srinagar - Sonamarg(3) - Srinagar

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Srinagar Arrival. Transfer to Sonamarg.  Srinagar Arrival. Transfer to Sonamarg (85 kms - 3 hours). Guests interested in activities may take a 12 kms detour enroute from Ganderbal towards Manasbal lake for watersports. A visit to Khir-Bhawani temple and Naranag temples enroute around Ganderbal is possible.

Day-2 Excursions / Walks / treks around Sonamarg Possible walks around the area / day trekking to one of the high altitude lake or enjoy stunning snow peak views around the area. Thajwas Glacier visit is also recommended.

Day-3 Nature Walks Spend the day at leisure in the camp or take nature walks around the area.

Day-4 Departure Depart for the onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Sonamarg :

  • Thajwas Glacier - Thajiwas is a major attraction during the summer months where guests can enjoy snow experience. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas glacier.

  • Naranag Temple - The Naranag temple is a set of 8th century Lord Shiva temples and attraction for the tourists. The site consists of a cluster of temples facing each other at a distance of about 200 meters. The area is noted for its scenic meadows, lakes and mountains, it is a base camp for trekking to the Mount Haramukh (16,870 ft asl) and Gangabal Lake.

Destination Overview

Srinagar - Srinagar is the summer capital city of Kashmir. Srinagar is a city famous for its lake experience. Houseboats, Shikaras and Mughal gardens, Handicraft shops all combine to give a unique holiday experience.

Sonamarg - Sonamarg (85 km from Srinagar) is the last major town before Ladakh and has one of the closest and best Himalayan views found at any destination in India.

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  • Srinagar to Sonamarg -85 kms (3 hrs)
  • Sonamarg to Srinagar -85 kms (3 hrs)

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  • Srinagar to Sonamarg -85 kms (3 hrs)
  • Sonamarg to Srinagar -85 kms (3 hrs)

Expert Speak

This is a flight getaway itinerary, recommended for off-beat travellers and nature centric guests who are looking to experience stunning Himalayan views.

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