Sonamarg, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Sonamarg, India? If you're planning to go to Sonamarg, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Sonamarg, India

Based on the climate and weather in Sonamarg, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Sonamarg, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sonamarg, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Sonamarg is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Sonamarg, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Sonamarg.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Sonamarg.

    What to wear/what to pack for Sonamarg, India by month

    Already know when you're traveling?

    January

    January is biting cold. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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    February

    February in Sonamarg is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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    March

    Traveling to Sonamarg in March, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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    April

    Traveling to Sonamarg in April, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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    May

    May in Sonamarg is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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    June

    June in Sonamarg is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

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    July

    If you visit Sonamarg during July, you are likely to see that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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    August

    August in Sonamarg is warm and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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    September

    If you vacation in Sonamarg during September, you will probably notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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    October

    Traveling to Sonamarg in October, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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    November

    If you go to Sonamarg in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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    December

    December in Sonamarg is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C), with several days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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