Sonmarg is a small hilly town of Indian state Jammu and Kashmir Ganderbal district. The name means of The Meadow of Gold, because the spring time wraps this valley with arm full of flowers. Located 80 km from under Srinagar, this hilly town is at an altitude of 2800 km from sea level. Placid lakes, snow –covered fields, natural greenery… would certainly turn your tired eyes soothing. This is the exit point of the lush green valley of Kashmir and the entry point of barren dry land of Ladakh. Zozila pass is between these two points. The famous shrine yatra of Amarnath crosses this town. Sonamarg has historical significances during the trade time between China and India in ancient times. The Silk route crosses from this land. A major tributary of JheelumRiver is keeping this place busy with its magical tune also.
Within the proximity of Sonmarg, the great Himalayan glaciers namely the Kolhoi Glacier and Machoi Glacier are found. Sonmarg is situated in a valley at the bank of Nallah Sindh, a popular tourist destination.