Sonamarg literally means ‘the meadow of gold’ and with snow-capped mountains set against a spectacular blue sky, it is as close to heaven as it can get in Jammu and Kashmir is one of the most breathtaking hill stations in India. Nestled at 9000 feet above sea level, the picturesque beauty is beyond words. Presided by the snowcapped mountains, the hill station is beautiful, trekking adventures are abundant and the peace is equal to paradise. The Sindh River flows through the valley. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas glacier, which is a major local attraction during summer. The breathtaking beauty of Sonamarg spell binds nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts from all over the world.