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Thajiwas Glacier, Sonamarg

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Geologic Formation
Thajiwas Glacier offers a pleasant and refreshing trek in the cold, fresh air, with the skyscraping mountains surrounding you. If you’re not into hiking, you can rent a pony and go for a ride in the intact nature, or jump on a sledge and let the locals show you the grand and scenic landscape. Some of the famous Bollywood movies were shot in the area, so it’s a popular site in the country. When you need to take a break, there’s a quaint little food court where you can grab a snack and warm up. Before you head to Sonamarg, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Sonamarg travel itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Sonamarg has to offer, including Thajiwas Glacier.
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  • This is the main attraction point at Sonamarg.. In the off seasons you need to take a pony to reach the base of this glacier.. People talk that the age of the glacier is roughly more than 12,000 years...  more »
  • It takes about 2 hours to drive down from Srinagar to Sonamarg to reach Thajiwas Glacier. The drive is beautiful and at some places the drive is through the road surrounded by snow on both sides. The ...  more »
  • Travelled on first week of June 2017. 3 hrs drive from srinagar. Once you reach a pony / taxi agent will meet you for rates finalization. And only he is authorised to deal with you for rate & no one e...  more »
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  • Excellent place in sonamarg to play around with snow. Kids will love the sledge ride. Neat and fresh snow to play with. Good alternative to zero point .
  • Good place to feel the best things of nature. You may hire a horse to reach here which cost around rs 500. If one wants to save money he should come early in the morning.
  • A Heaven filled up with touts and thieves. I had much sympathy before, but lost it as little minority Honest Locals doesn't rise up against these looting. My experience is worst as I faced very few Humans. Predators all around, My humble suggestion is never visit any part of Kashmir as they never see you as a Guest.
  • You will have a trek of a lifetime at Thajwas. Just pray it's not raining
  • The local asks about 2000 for the Tata sumo but the actual price is 7-800 rs. So bargain first don't give money untill ur back .