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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.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Anantnag

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