Located in the lower Himalayas, Vaishno Devi is a cave shrine dedicated to Goddess Durga, and it is one of the holiest places of pilgrimage for the Hindus.
Things to see and do in Jammu & Kashmir.
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Pictures of Gurjar kids we met at Sonamarg. Gujjars are worshippers of the sun and are described as devoted to the feet of the Surya.
At night, we saw grazing horses as well; they looked lovely in the moonlight. We loved sitting in the balcony and staring at all these sights; nowhere else have we stayed at a more beautiful location!
Thajiwas Glacier is the he primary attraction in Sonmarg during the summer months. One can either walk from the main road or hire a pony to get there.
The 2hr walk across the glacier was a unique experience and quite thrilling! We trudged slowly and carefully on the snow, which was a very slippery task.
Sonmarg, the golden meadow with spectacular views of the snow capped Harmukh range, is one of the top destinations in Kashmir
Sonamarg, with its rolling hills, green meadows on either side of the road, is framed by tall, snow-capped mountains – it was unbelievably picturesque!
Baisaran is a large, grassy meadow with small rolling hills and fantastic views of the mountain peaks that surround it.
On our final day in Pahalgam, we packed our bags, left them at the hotel and headed out to explore Baisaran, the village’s main attraction.