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Thajiwas glacier, Sonmarg, Kashmir - Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Thajiwas glacier, Sonmarg, Kashmir

Thajiwas glacier at an altitude of 9,186 feet is a striking silvery scene set against emerald meadows and a clear blue sky. In summers, you can take a half-day hike to numerous waterfalls around this glacier. The road will be long and the journey hard but the captivating views make it worthwhile. On the way, have a friendly match with the local Gujjar kids who are almost always ready for a friendly snowball fight!

Attractions Near Thajiwas glacier, Sonmarg, Kashmir

Sonamarg3.29km from Thajiwas glacier, Sonmarg, Kashmir

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 late April when Sonamarg is open for road transport, the visitors can have access to snow which is furnished all over like a white carpet. Private vehicles are not allowed. Visitors have to hire taxi .

Zoji La
Zoji La17.13km from Thajiwas glacier, Sonmarg, Kashmir

High mountain pass at an elevation of 3,528 meters. It is often closed during winter, driving through the pass in winter means driving between thick walls of ice on both sides.

Tarsar Lake
Tarsar Lake19.69km from Thajiwas glacier, Sonmarg, Kashmir

The Tarsar Lake or Tar Sar is an almond-shaped, oligotrophic alpine lake situated in the Kashmir Valley, specifically in Aru, Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Gadsar Lake
Gadsar Lake26.47km from Thajiwas glacier, Sonmarg, Kashmir

The Gadsar Lake or the Yemsar Lake also called as the valley of flowers is a picturesque, alpine high altitude oligotrophic lake in Kashmir valley at an elevation of 3600 metres. It has a max. length of 0.85 kilometres and max. width of 0.76 kilometres.

Pahalgam28.87km from Thajiwas glacier, Sonmarg, Kashmir

Pahalgam is one of the famous health resorts of Jammu and Kashmir State. It is situated in the north east of District Anantnag among lofty hills covered with evergreen forests. Its cool invigorating and pleasant climate, the melodious flow of Lidder Nallah attract tourists not only from within the country but also from abroad as well. It is also an important transit camp on the way to holy Amar Nath Ji Cave, which is 72 Kms away from the District Head-Quarter.

Nigeen Lake
Nigeen Lake45.11km from Thajiwas glacier, Sonmarg, Kashmir

Nigeen Lake is surrounded by a large number of willow and poplar trees. Hence, it has come to be referred to as a "nageena", which means "the jewel in the ring". The word "nigeen" is a local variant of the same word.

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