Sonamarg is regarded as the ‘Trekker’s paradise’ with some excellent treks in its undulating terrains. Trekking in Sonamarg can be experienced in striking trekking trails like Thajiwas Glacier, Vishansar, Krishnasar, Gadsar, Satsar and Gangabal. The seven-day trek is gaining good grounds and the possibilities of rural camping plus staying far from mobile connectivity interests many.
Sledge riding is a favorite among kids. The sheer experience of riding a wheel-less vehicle overwhelms everyone. Even Zorbing is seen as an experience, especially on the hilly areas when the balloons slide down at great speed.
Paragliding is another activity tourists look for. Sonamarg has many peaks that allow gliders to gently sweep down without getting too risky. The increasing number do show the rising popularity.
One trek either by foot or pony ride along these beautiful treks. Apart from trekking, tourists can also indulge in activities like angling and trout fishing in Sonamarg. The River Sind, Vishansar Lake and Krishnasar Lake abound with Trout and Mahasheer, are the perfect spots for angling in Sonamarg. But for this purpose, one needs to obtain permits or license from fishery department in Srinagar.