Sonmarg Pictures

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Sonmarg

Sonmarg, one of the smallest resort towns in Kashmir, is located in the heart of a gorgeous valley carved by river Sindh.

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On our way towards Thajiwas glacier

Sonmarg is also known as the “Golden meadow” because of the yellow crocuses that fill the valley in the spring.

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Thajiwas glacier

Sledges are available for hire for joy rides.

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On a sledge

Sonamarg has historical significance since it was a gateway on ancient Silk Road connecting Kashmir with China and other Gulf countries.

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With the locals (Gujjars)

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Qassam Din, a Gujjar

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Ready to butt heads

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Local boy on his way home

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Breaking a horse

How to get to Sonamarg

Sonamarg is situated at a distance of 84 kms from Srinagar, on the Srinagar-Ladakh Road.

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