Distance : 124 km
Estimated Time : 3.5 hours
Gulmarg to Sonmarg is the most popular route for tourists. Sonmarg or Sonamarg means 'golden road' and it truely justifies its name being located amidst the green valleys and golden meadows on the banks of the river Indus surrounded by majestic glaciers.
“Where the glacier meets the sky, the land ceases to be earthly, and the earth becomes one with the heavens; no sorrows live there anymore, and therefore joy is not necessary; beauty alone reigns there, beyond all demands."
Surrounded by the great Himalayan glaciers Kolhoi Glacier and Machoi Glacier, Sonmarg is a picturesque hill station and is base for many mesmerizing trekking routes leading to mountain lakes like Gangabal, Vishansar, Gadsar, Satsar and Kishansar. Sonmarg Valley offers beautiful camping site in Thajiwas range, breathtaking waterfalls and Thajiwas glacier which is the most popular tourist attraction here. Amarnath Yatra pilgrims pass through the Sonmarg Valley. A shorter but very steep route for Amarnath cave is through Baltal near Sonmarg. Proximity to Himalayan Peaks like Kolhoi Peak, Machoi Peak, Sirbal Peak makes Sonmarg a popular destination for adventure sports.
Taxi from Gulmarg to Sonmarg is readily available at CabBazar.
Best time to Visit
The best time to visit Sonmarg is in Summers as it remains inaccessible during winters due to heavy snowfall and avalanches.
Gulmarg to Sonmarg by car is well connected through NH1 and is very convenient and comfortable drive. Gulmarg to Sonmarg distance is 124 Km and is 3.5 hours journey. Other famous tourist places on this route and nearby are :
Gagangir - Gagangair Park (ishtiyaq), Zmorh tunnel Gagangir
Harmukh - Harmukh peak, Gangabal lake, Harmukh Ganga
Ganderbal - Manasbal Lake
Shallabugh - Shallabugh Wetland reserve
Srinagar - Dal lake, Shalimar Bagh mughal garden, Indira gandhi memorial tulip garden, Nigeen lake, Pari Mahal, Hazratbal Masjid
Jamiya Masjid Chonchi Faqir Museum
Masjid Gani Baba Sahab Kreshbal
Wetland Kawoosa Khalisa
Galwaan Valley Lalpora, Nowlari
Tangmarg - natural beauty, Ferozpore Nallah, Waters Meet, Ziarat of Baba Reshi
Baramulla - popular for its gurudwaras, temples, monasteries, shrines; Wular Lake, Manasbal Lake, Alpather Lake
You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.
White water rafting
Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your Gulmarg to Sonmarg taxi booking. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for Gulmarg to Sonmarg taxi service. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :
Gulmarg to Sonmarg Taxi Prices
Per Km Rate
|Hatchback||Wagon-R, Indica or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|Sedan||Dzire, Etios or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|SUV||Xylo, Ertiga or similar||6 seater||Rs. 12.5|
|Assured Innova||Innova, Innova Crysta||6 seater||Rs. 13.5|
CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your Gulmarg to Sonmarg taxi which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.
The prices are dynamic and transparent and give a win-win deal for both you and our partnered taxi services providers. You can choose car as per your preference.
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