Sight seen Excursions from Srinagar
Sonamarg, which means ' meadow of gold ' has, as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. the Sindh meanders along here and abounds with trout and mahseer, snow trout can be caught in the main river. In its vicinity lies the great Himalayan glaciers of Kashmir Valley namely Kolhoi Glacier and Machoi Glacier with some peaks of above 5000 meters: Sirbal Peak, Kolhoi Peak, Amarnath Peak and Machoi Peak. Sonamarg an alpine valley is situated at the bank of Nallah Sindh, 87 km north-east from Srinagar. You can visit Sonmarg during your excursions from Srinagar.
Gulmarg in Kashmir is known for its rich colorful floral beauty, green meadows and it has the highest green golf course. A journey through the dense woodlands with the snow capped Himalayas at its backdrop makes Gulmarg the favorite haunt of tourists. Gulmarg boasts Asia's highest and longest cable car project, the Gulmarg Gondola. The two-stage ropeway ferries about 600 people per hour to and from Kongdoori Mountain, a shoulder of nearby Afarwat Peak (4,200 m (13,78ft).
From film makers to occasional tourists, Pahalgam remains the favorite haunt of visitors as it is one of the premier mountain resorts in the country. Pahalgam famous for the Lidder River, pine forests and exceptional natural beauty allures every tourist. Situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from Sheshnag Lake and the Lidder river, Pahalgam (2,130 m) was once a humble shepherd's village.
Yousmarg is about 47 kms, a two hours drive from Srinagar. Yousmarg is the famous picnic spot located near Srinagar. Yousmarg is known for its green pastures, pines and firs. Here, the grassy meadows.