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Thajiwas Glacier

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Thajiwas Glacier

Thajiwas Glacier:- Situated at a distance of 3 Km from Sonamarg the Thajiwas Glacier provides an opportunity to the visitors to enjoy sledge ride on the snow in mid summers. The miniature plateaus, snowfields and superb campsites in Thajiwas make it an ideal destination for school camps and trekking during the months of summers.

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Nilagrad

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Nilagrad

Nilagrad:- situated at a distance of 6 Km from Sonamarg ,Nilagrad is the place where the confluence of mountain river and Indus River takes place. The water of this river is red in color and has curative powers. On Sundays people throng on the banks of this river to take a dip. The place is surrounded by beautiful meadows and lakes that make it an ideal jaunt for family picnics.

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Vishnasar Lake & Krishnasar Lake

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Vishnasar Lake & Krishnasar Lake

Bisansar Lake & Krishnasar Lake:-Both these lakes add more beauty and charm to the picturesque Sonamarg. The Krishnasar Lake is located near the famous hill station of Sonamarg that lies at an altitude of 3,801m and is popular for trout fishing. Bisansar Lake can be accessed through the Nichinai Pass lies at an altitude of 4084 m is a natural beauty. The best time to visit both these beautiful lakes is from April to June.

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Gangabal Lake

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Gangabal Lake

A fine trek west of Sonamarg is to cross the Nichinai pass to Gangabal Lake. As always, you would do well to have a local to accoympan you. To reach the trailhead, go 2 miles down valley from Sonamarg toward Srinagar to the bridge below the tightly clustered houses of Shitkari village, where the road crosses the Sind River. Across the river from this small village, begin walking on the true Right Bank to the lakes called Krishan Sar and Vishan Sar, and beyond to Gangabal Lake near Haramukh, the highest peak in the vicinity of the Kashmir valley.

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View of the Pahalgam Valley

Posted on Saturday, January 05, 2013

Pahalgam

Pahalgam is a town and a Municipal committee in Anantnag district in India's northernmost state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a popular tourist destination, and every year, many tourists visit Pahalgam. This world famous hill station is 45 km. from the District Head Quarter at Anantnag and located on the banks of river Lidder at an altitude of 7200 ft. from sea level. Pahalgam is one among the five tehsils of Anantnag district and tehsil head quarters are located in the main town of Pahalgam. It was once a tourist attraction and a favourite place for shooting of Bollywood

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View of snow-capped mountains, Gulmarg

Posted on Thursday, January 03, 2013

Gulmarg

Gulmarg has been a resort for the kings like Yousuf Shah Chak and Jahangir who used to visit frequently. The old name of Gulmarg was "Gaurimarg", the name of Lord Shiva's wife. Yousuf Shah Chak changed its name to Gulmarg, meaning the place of roses. During the early part of the 20th century the famous Central Asian explorer Sir Marc Aurel Stein (1862–1943), made his home here in a tent between his expeditions. It was a favourite summer holiday destination for the British stationed in India. The surrounding areas were politically restive during a period of relative peace and quiet. The

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