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Stay at the base of Thajiwas Glacier at our Sonamarg hotel
Plan an unforgettable adventure to the Meadow of Gold when you visit Sonamarg, which offers visitors a stunning landscape filled with lush meadows, flowing rivers and snow-capped Himalayan peaks. Nestled in a picturesque valley, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Sonamarg lies close to adventures like heart-pounding drives through the Himalayan Mountains at Zoji La and sledding at Zero Point. For activities closer to home, hop onto the hiking trail located just outside our hotel's front door and climb to the top of Thajiwas Glacier.
Each of our 36 hotel rooms offers a comfortable seating area with stunning views of the region’s lush valley and snow-capped mountains. You can update loved ones on your travels using free Wi-Fi and brew fresh coffee or tea each morning using the in-room facilities.
Renowned for its natural beauty, Sonamarg offers visitors proximity to Himalayan hikes, snowmobiling, rock climbing and more. Purchase a day permit to fish for trout along the Sindh River, or hop in a kayak for a heart-pounding river adventure. Other area favourites include:
1.58 mi / 2.54 km from the hotel
Strap on your boots to trek to the top of this glacier, where you can admire stunning views and enjoy activities like sledding. Stop at a local tea stall along the way for a snack or a warm beverage. Horses are also available for those who prefer to ride.
1.4 mi / 2.26 km from the hotel
Anglers can put out lines for trout and other local species at this popular fishing spot. Day-long fishing licenses are available for purchase and include equipment rentals.
10.16 mi / 16.35 km from the hotel
Located 3.5 kilometres above sea level, this mountain pass offers stunning views from narrow roads without railings. Caution is advised—the area is prone to heavy snow, landslides and risky one-lane traffic—but the Himalayan vistas are difficult to resist.
23.33 mi / 37.54 km from the hotel
After crossing Zoji La, make your way to this snowy stop that offers breathtaking mountain panoramas along with sledding, skiing, mountain biking and more. Local vendors on site can help you warm up with hot tea or Maggi noodles after a day in the snow.
18.36 mi / 29.55 km from the hotel
Purchase souvenirs for your loved ones at this marketplace filled with jewellery, handbags, pashmina shawls and local spices. If you’re hungry, stop by one of the food vendors to purchase local walnuts, chocolates, noodles and teas.
Kargil War Memorial
30.64 mi / 49.31 km from the hotel
Built after the 1999 Kargil War between India and Pakistan, this sandstone monument is inscribed with the names of fallen Indian soldiers.