If you are a trekking enthusiast, and you love high altitude walks, Sonmarg is just the right place for you. Considered a trekker’s paradise by tourists, you get to enjoy the pristine beauty of nature along the numerous trekking trails of Sonmarg. These beautiful terrains lead to the mighty Thajiwas glacier in just a few hours of trekking, and you have the choice of trekking either by foot or by hiring a pony and a local guide. Apart from this, you can also go for an expedition to Vishansar, Krishnasar, Gadsar, Satsar and Gangabal Lakes, and three mountain passes at an altitude of 4000 meters, which is also collectively known as the Great Lakes Trek. After walking through meadows with wildflowers at all sides, and after crossing a stream, one of the most exciting moments during this trek is when you reach Zajibal Pass (highest mountain pass of the whole trek at an altitude of 4180 meters). While ascending to it, you will pass a small glacier at the top, and the thrill will be unlimited when from the top you get to see Mount Haramukh directly facing you, and at the base of the mountains the two sparkling lakes of Nundkol and Gangabal can be seen.
Pro Tip: As this is a high altitude trek. As a beginner. You have to make sure you are physically fit. When you are planning the trek. Make sure you walk a few kilometers daily. Make sure that you are not scared of heights. And in case you have any breathing problem. Consult your doctor as a precautionary measure.
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