Best Things To Do in Sonamarg, Kashmir
Take one heck of a trek Nestled in lofty mountains and Himalayan wilderness is a 69 km long trek, known as 'Kashmir Great Lakes treks.' This name is no misnomer, as it is one of the most amazing treks in Kashmir and the globe.
Because of its grandeur and larger-than-life aspect, this is the only Himalayan journey that includes all three high altitude passes, five river basins, and seven alpine lakes, each with an amazing hue of green, blue, and turquoise.
The walk can take anywhere from four to six days, but each day offers a 360-degree view of untamed, craggy mountains, undulating meadows, and celestial-colored high-altitude lakes. The Great Lakes Treks in Kashmir should be on everyone's bucket list.
Switch between ascents and descents to reach wide valleys where horses and sheep graze casually and wildflowers peak from every corner as you walk under the canopy of maple and pine trees, roll-off mountain passes and meadows that seem like an oasis, switch between ascents and descents to reach wide valleys where horses and sheep graze casually and wildflowers peak from every corner.
Because the water bodies of Sonamarg are oxygen-rich, they are home to a diverse range of brown trout, snow trout, rainbow trout, Mahseer, and other fish. Trout and Mahseer schools can be found in the water bodies.
Although you can fish without permission in many places, you must acquire permission in others. The Directorate of Fisheries in Srinagar issues permits that allow for this for a maximum of three days. You can also rent equipment from this location. It's worth noting that the fishing season in Sonamarg runs from April to September.
The rapids on the Indus River promise an adrenaline rush, and anyone can enjoy this sport. You don't necessarily need to know how to swim to enjoy the rapids. The best time for rafting here is September through November and April through May.