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Rail : The nearest Rail junction is at Jammu.
Road : Sonamarg on the Srinagar-Leh Highway is approximately 110 kms from Srinagar on the National Highway 1A. The 10 to 12 hour journey passes through the famous Jawahar Tunnel. Buses and private taxis can be hired from Srinagar. The J&K Road Transport Corporation runs sightseeing buses to Sonamarg from Srinagar. The route first passes Ganderbal, 21 km from Srinagar, a camping ground on the banks of the Sindh Nallah with two tourist huts. 6 km beyond Ganderbal is Wayil, where the road crosses the river Sindh. A PWD rest house is also located here. 19 km further is Kangan, another beautiful spot with a PWD and Tourist Rest House. Harmukh Range Camping Area at Margund is beyond Kangan. Gund is the last big village on the way to Sonamarg. From here the road is hilly and winding. Assistance is available at the Tourist Reception Centre, Srinagar
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