Kokernag, the Captivating Spring

Kokernag is a town and a notified area committee in Anantnag district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Koker means 'fowl' and nag means 'serpent'. The spring gushes out of the base of a thickly wooded hill from where it divides into channels, which resembles to the claw-foot of a hen, hence its name. Place is famous for gardens, largest fresh water springs in Kashmir and for its trout streams.

Places To Visit In Kokernag

Important Communications In Kokernag

Kokernag is a small destination known for its natural beauty and slow paced life. A must visit destination for nature lovers, the area sees a substantial number of foot fall every year. If you are looking for at exploring Kashmir beyond the heavily trodden path, then Kokernag is a must visit destination for your next Kashmir tour!

Kokernag is fairly well connected to all parts of Jammu and Kashmir through the railway network. Thanks to its popularity as a tourist attraction, the small town enjoys excellent connectivity.

  • Hiller Shahabad
  • Qazigund
  • Banihal
  • Sadura

Bus is one of the most popular public transports in Jammu and Kashmir. From Kokernag, you can avail bus services to most parts of the state. Apart from State Govt run buses, there are a number of private bus operators who offer bus transportation in luxury buses.

  • Qazigund
  • Sadura

Although Kokernag does not have many restaurants around, you would find a number of food joints, mostly run by friendly locals that offer lip smacking delicacies.

  • Food Hunt Kashmir
  • Hangout Restaurant
  • Jahangir Hotel & Restaurant
  • Blue Spring Resturent And Guest House

Thanks to the natural beauty of Kokernag, there are a quite a few hotels in the area. You can find luxurious hotels as well as budget ones with excellent hospitality and warmth.

  • Standard Hotel
  • Heevan Hotel
  • Hotel Khaleel Palace- Gulmarg
  • Mount View Hotel

Hotels and Restaurants

Kishtwar is well connected to other parts of Jammu and Kashmir by road. While the Jammu & Kashmir State Road Transportation (JKSRTC) runs buses that connects this dreamy town to the rest of the state, there are private buses, luxury buses and private transportation available too!