As you drive past the Mughal Gardens of Achabal, you will come across the picturesque Daksum. Situated amidst the magnificent grandeur of the Kokarnag springs, it presents an awe-inspiring sight. Standing at an altitude of 2438 m in a densely forested gorge, Daksum offers peace and tranquility.

Daksum is a beautiful picnic spot, situated at an altitude of 2,438 m above sea level, about 40 km south-east of Anantnag and 85 km from Srinagar, in Jammu and Kashmir. It is a trekker’s paradise covered with coniferous forests, gurgling streams and hidden grassy meadows with the melodious sound of the gushing Bringi River forming the backdrop. Daksum is also famous for its trout – an angler’s heaven. Daksum is on the trekking route to Kishtwar, from here the trail leads to Sinthan Pass, situated at an altitude of 3,748 m. This pass is open from April to September for trekking. Daksum has a rest house, tourist bungalow and plenty of camping spots.