Good news for tourists
Sonamarg shall remain open for the first time in winter also
Now tourists can visit Sonmarg also during the winter and enjoy breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains
All arrangements including water, electricity, health, road, fire service, snow clearing operation, traffic management, firewood and other related facilities to be put in place for keeping Sonamarg open during the winters.
Earlier, Sonamarg Tourist Destination remained closed during the winter due to heavy snowfall and avalanches in Gagangeer area and with the commissioning of Z-Morh Tunnel.
The Admin said all facilities and arrangements would be put in place well on time so that the tourists visiting Sonamarg during winters are provided better facilities and shall not face any inconvenience. All departments were given necessary instructions in this regard.
The concerned departments were directed to ensure that sufficient machinery and manpower are deployed for clearing of snow from Gagangeer to Sonamarg including car parking areas and inner roads in Sonamarg.