Daksum is a beautiful picnic spot, situated at an altitude of 2,438 m above sea level, about 40 km south-east of Anantnag, 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.

Daksum is 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. The only sound heard there is that of the Bringhi River, rushing right through its center.

Daksum

in Kashmir valley is a must for those fond of walking and nature.

As you drive past the Mughal Gardens of Achabal, you will come across the picturesque

Daksum

. A walk in

Daksum

will take you up to the hills enveloped in lush coniferous trees and past gurgling brooks. The simple music coming out of the flute of an unseen shepherd tending to his flock will keep you mesmerized. The landscape of

Daksum

is quite erratic. From the tree-covered hills, you will suddenly find yourself in grassy meadows serving as host to the sheep coming for pasture. The invigorating mountain air, the calm and serenity, the densely clad hills, all make the trip to

Daksum

a memorable experience. Then, there are the snow-capped mountains in the background that further enhance the beauty of this place.

Hidden from view in a thickly forested area at a height of 2438

Daksum

could belong to an era of the Lotus Eaters such is the leisurely calm and peace that pervades the air there but for the gushing of the Bringhi river that runs through it.

Daksum

is a place where you can revel in solitude and be one with nature. Pine trees; green meadows, clear gurgling brooks, fresh mountain air all promise to make your experience invigorating and long lasting.