Kashmir Sonamarg Hiking Trekking
Sonamarg Kashmir can be the base point for many trekking routes.A trek in this region offers spectacular mountain scenery beautifully flowered campsites and excellent angling.it is an ideal extension for a trek between the lidder and sindh valley and provides first campsite for sonamarg lakes trek .
Sonamarg lies underneath of zojali high mountain pass in great Himalayas. sonamarg gives rise of three great Himalayan peaks and glaciers. sirbal peak 5230 meters, Amaranth peak 5180 meters and machoi peak 5450 meters. machoi glacier, thajiwas glacier. Sonamarg have few more treks to consider Durinar lakes trek one of short trek.and other short trek to vishansar lake .
History of Sonamarg
historically sonamarg was gateway of ancient silk road.and was important place for foreign traders. sonamarg has small village shutkar and has non permanent settlement and lives seasonally during winter they shift to gagangear. sonamarg remains close in winter about four months due to heavy snow fall and avalanches. sonamarg is easy accessible from Srinagar three hours drive by car and 87 kilometers distance other local transport is also available.the best season for exploring sonamarg is month of April sonamarg looks like Iceland snow carpet meadows snow tunnels on way to sonamarg