The well maintained and scenic Anantnag-Semthan-Kishtwar Highway (NH-1B ) takes tourists to the lush forests of Daksum, located in the pristine environs of Jammu and Kashmir. This destination is flush with scenic bounties and is oft compared to the beautiful Sinthan top (which is situated at an elevation of 2,438m). A haven for nature enthusiasts and trekkers, Daksum stands amidst gurgling streams, hidden grassy meadows, coniferous forests and the gushing Bringhi river. Here, tourists look forward to gazing upon the offerings of rejuvenating landscapes ; chatting with Kashmiri children tending their flock of sheep or simply sitting on the edge of its sparkling mountain river and fishing for trout. Indeed, there is a lot to see and do in Daksum.
Located 40 km away from the region’s district headquarters and at an easy driving of around 85 km from Srinagar, this attractive tourist destination falls on the trekking route to Kishtwar. Adventure mongers, trekkers and hikers desirous of going up to Sinthan top and Sinthan Pass need to go through Daksum.