Sonmarg, one of the smallest resort towns in Kashmir, is located in the heart of a gorgeous valley carved by river Sindh.
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.
Sledges are available for hire for joy rides.
On a sledge
Sonamarg has historical significance since it was a gateway on ancient Silk Road connecting Kashmir with China and other Gulf countries.
With the locals (Gujjars)
Qassam Din, a Gujjar
Ready to butt heads
Local boy on his way home
Breaking a horse
How to get to Sonamarg
Sonamarg is situated at a distance of 84 kms from Srinagar, on the Srinagar-Ladakh Road.