Besides Srinagar which is 81km from Sonmarg, there are several places nearby which you may want to include in your itinerary. Baltal,a beautiful valley, is 15km away from Sonmarg and is also the base camp for the famous Amarnath Yatra. It attracts devotees and campers alike. You may also consider including Yusmarg in your itinerary which is at a distance of 126km from Sonmarg. Yusmarg has breath-taking and serene landscapes accentuated by the presence of the sparkling Doodh Ganga river.