Sonamarg

Get some woolen gear and gum boots for rent, start climbing the snow-laced mountains. People offer sledge rides, they charge Rs. 250/point point refers to altitude of mountain divided into steps. It is better to rent some woolen gear and climb mountain and then hire a sledge to skate on snow from top.

Sonmarg Gangabal trek

The famous gangabal trek starts from sonamarg across the sind river with steep nichna pass at 4080m. this rough trek of 15 kms from sonamarg will certainly makes you stop at the first visible campsite in the area. passing via vishansar lake at 3680m and further to krishansar lake 3819m 14km, a marvelous campsite urges you to stop overnight. a 23 km trek to gadsir lake 3900m passes through steep climbs followed by rapid descent, whereafter the magical gadsir lake appears,mostly full of broken glacier masses, a trek of 17 km via satsar lake 3600m passes through gangabal valley,where the view of harmukh peak is breathtaking. a few kilometers of walking will take you to gangabal lake 3570m at the foot of harmukh; a plain campsite amidst the valley is an unforgettable expreince,

Krishnasar Lake

Krishnasar lake is located a few kilometers from sonamarg. the lake is dedicated to trout fish conservation. one can enjoy trout fishing in the lake, though winter time is recommended. at an expense of rs. 200, an hour-long time is alotted for fishing.