Places to see Snowfall in Kashmir

As everyone knows, there was a lot less snowfall than usual in the winter of 2024 in Kashmir’s well known tourist destinations like Gulmarg, Pahalgam, and Sonmarg. Considering this, our team set out to find locations where snowfall was still present. We have been looking and visiting many places but we found some that are the best. 

So In this blog we will discuss about some places where you would still find a lot of snow and enjoy you favorite snow activities there. Lets Start this blog.

Snow places in Kashmir

What is the cause of no snow in Kashmir?

The Nino Effect, a climatic phenomenon involving the warming of sea surface temperatures in the Pacific Ocean, is one of the main causes of the lack of snowfall in Kashmir. which subsequently interferes with global weather patterns, decreasing the amount of snowfall in Kashmir. The second is global warming. Many people also believe that since it only occurs once or twice every ten years, there is no need for concern. 

Peer ki Gali view

Places to see Snowfall in Kashmir

There are the top 3 places where you can find snow in Kashmir:

Sinthan Top Pass

Sinthan Top, is situated 12,440 feet above sea level. Even though it is one of the valley’s unusual and less frequented tourist spots, the area is gradually growing in popularity due to less snow fall in most of the regions is Kashmir. It is around 130 kilometres south of Srinagar.

In Sinthan top you can do a lot of activites and thats why this place is at top. You can do Skiing and snow mobile riding and much more. It took us around 3 hours to reach there from Srinagar. 

Some Important Points regarding Sinthan Top Pass Are:

  • 130 Km Away from Srinagar
  • Snow Activities Available
  • Takes 3 hours to reach from Srinagar
 
sledge at sinthan top

Peer ki Gali

Pir ki Gali is a beautiful area located at an elevation of 1140 feet, above sea level located in Shopian District of Jammu and Kashmir. Peer ki Gali is place where you would find snowy mountain ranges. Peer ki Gali is approximately 88 Km away from Srinagar and takes around 1 and a half hour to reach. This place does not have such snow activities like Sinthan top, But the view is worth it you can have barbeques and Kashmiri Kahwa at Peer ki Gali.

Some Important Points regarding Peer ki Gali Are:

  • 88 Km Away from Srinagar
  • Takes 90 minutes to reach from Srinagar
  • Food like Barbeques and Kehwa Available
  • Snow Activities not Available
Peer ki Gali view

Gulmarg Second Phase

Gulmarg Second Phase is the most famous place in all of the three. This place can be reached via Gondola/cable car. Here you will find a lot of snow and also will find a number of snow activities like snowboarding, skiing, Snow tubing and Sledge riding. This place is know for its thrill and snow sports. If you are a adventure loving person then this is the best. In Gulmarg you can also do a Helicopter Ride. Gulmarg is around 55 Km away from Srinagar and take around 70 minutes to reach.

Some Important Points regarding Gulmarg Second Phase are:

  • 55 Km Away from Srinagar
  • Takes 70 minutes to reach from Srinagar
  • Every type of food available
  • Snow Activities Available
Snow tubing

Is There Snow at Sinthan Top?

Yes, you will find a lot of snow at Sinthan top. you can do snow fight, Skiing and Snow mobile Riding at Sinthan top

Is There Snow at Peer Ki Gali?

Yes, Peer ki Gali has a lot of snow and you would be able to see beautiful snowy mountains and meadows in which you can spend time and have fun in Snow

Is There Snow at Gulmarg Second Phase?

Yes, there is a lot of snow in Gulmarg Second Phase. There are many snow sport activities to do at Gulmarg Second Phase.

How much time takes to reach Sinthan Top?

It takes around 3 hours to reach Sinthan Top from Srinagar. Also it depends on the traffic and road conditions.

How much time takes to reach Peer ki Gali?

It takes around one hour and a half to reach Peer ki Gali from Srinagar. Its a journey of about 88km from Srinagar

How much time takes to reach Gulmarg second phase?

Time taken to Reach Gulmarg Second Phase from Srinagar is around 70-80 Minutes .

Peer ki Gali Taxi Service
Sunset at Sinthan Top
Is there food available at Peer ki Gali?

Yes, Food is avialable at Peer ki Gali. You will find vendors selling barbeques and Kashmiri Kahwa.

Is it safe to visit Sinthan top?

Yes, it is completely safe to visit Sinthan Top. Roads are in good condition but keep in mind to book only experienced drivers. Call 7051909192 if you need taxi service

How to book cab to visit these places?

Tripmore provides you cab service to all the three places. For instant booking of your cabs contact +917051909192

I want to go to all locations can you make a tour plan accordingly?

Yes, we provide custom tour plans to these locations and more in Kashmir. Contact our reservation team on 7051909192

Book taxi to Peer ki gali

Tripmore provides you cab service to Peer ki Gali. We have good and well behaving Drivers in our company. For instant booking of your cabs contact +917051909192

Is there food available at Sinthan top?

Yes, Food like Maggi and Fried rice is available at Sinthan top. As there are no local shops but there are vendors selling cooked food items

How far is Peer ki Gali from Srinagar?

Peer ki Gali is about 88Km away from Srinagar, and will take around 90 minutes to reach Peer ki Gali from Srinagar

How far is Sinthan top from Srinagar?

Sinthan Top is about 130Km away from Srinagar, and will take around 3 hours to reach Sinthan top pass from Srinagar

FAQ's Related to Places to see Snow fall in Kashmir
  • Sinthan Top
  • Gulmarg Second phase
  • Peer ki gali

Distance from Srinagar to Peer ki Gali is 88 KM 

Distance from Srinagar to Sinthan Top is 130 KM 

Distance from Srinagar to Gulmarg Second phase is 55 KM 

You can go Peer ki Gali in a Taxi, Book taxi from Srinagar to Peer ki Gali now, you can do so by Calling on 7051909192

If you want to go to Sinthan top you can book a cab or taxi with Tripmore, Call us on 7051909192

First you can reach Gulmarg by cab then you have to go to Second phase in cable car or Gondola. Tripmore provides both call us now 7051909192

Yes, you can do Skiing at Sinthan top pass

Best places to see snow fall in Kashmir in 2024:

  1. Sinthan Top
  2. Gulmarg Second phase
  3. Peer ki gali

Contact number of cab service from Srinagar to Peer ki Gal is 7051909192

Contact number of cab service from Srinagar to Sinthan top is 7051909192

It will take you 3 hours to reach sinthan in taxi