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.