In Pictures: 'Golden Meadow' Sonamarg wrapped under Snow Blanket Opens for Visitors

The famous tourist resort of Sonamarg in Ganderbal district was thrown open for visitors on Thursday which otherwise would remain closed till April. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
The early access to snowy Sonamarg has brought a cheer to hoteliers, traders and people associated with the tourism industry. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
The day long Sonamarg Winter festival concluded with much fanfare witnessing the participation of hundreds of locals and tourists in various colourful activities and cultural programmes. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
Snow covered mountains with an overcast sky lent the ‘Golden Meadow’ a picturesque look. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
The snow All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) move in uniformity as tourists and locals enjoy the ride on snow covered slopes of Sonamarg. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
“Skiing with such an amazing view in-front of one’s eyes is a blessing,” said one tourist. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
Happy faces all around as a man clicks a ‘family selfie’ . Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK