Sonamarg, Kashmir

Sonamarg is situated on Srinagar-Ladakh Highway and it is 80 km away from Srinagar. Sonamarg means ‘Meadow of Gold’ and it is named thus as the rays of the sun are reflected by the peaks making the entire valley sparkling bright. The mountain ranges here rank amongst the highest ranges in the world.

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Sonamarg is located at 2740-meter altitude. The valley enchants you with its glaciers, lakes and waterfalls. While the beauty of the place elevates your spirits to a different plane, it also stimulates the adventurer in you with opportunities to trek and do trout fishing. In short, Sonamarg more than justifies its place in every tourist’s itinerary.

About Rohit

An architect by profession, Rohit Agarwal is a curious traveller, seeking out the minutest detail about the places he travels to, and that’s what one will find in his writings. His writings have appeared in various blogs, he’s currently trying to bring forth as many different places a traveller who shares the same level of curiosity like him would like to visit through his writings.

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