Best Sightseeing Places in Kokernag
Before going for Kokernag travel, you should be familiar with the places you must visit
during the trip.
Amarnath Caves near Kokernag:
Located at a distance of just 55 KM from Kokernag, Amarnath caves shrine is a must
visit place. It is amongst the significant pilgrim centres for the devotees of Lord Shiva
and opens for the visitors for few days every year.
Kokernag Botanical Garden:
A beautifully landscaped garden, Kokernag Botanical Garden is a must visit attraction of
this destination. This garden is beautified with rich flora and fauna having full of a lot of
varieties of beautiful Alpine, Tropical plants, Rose and about 1000 ornamental plants as
well as trees.
Kokernag Rose Garden:
It is a world known garden with having amazing varieties of roses. This Rose garden
has its own charm and a must visit for nature lovers.
Papashudan Nad / Kokernag Waterfall:
One of the most beautiful and alluring sightseeing places, this waterfall is located on a
high altitude. This waterfall is about 80 KM from Srinagar and offers panoramic views
the valley. It is also believed that the water of this fall has medicinal value and cures
Achabal (18 KM) is another significant tourist spot in Jammu and Kashmir and is
famous for the charming Achabal Gardens, developed by the then Mughal Emperor.
The place is also popular for its beautiful spring that gushes out from the Sosanwar Hill.
Best Time for Holidaying in Kokernag
The best time to visit Kokernag is between the months of 'March to November'. During
this period the weather in Kokernag remains very pleasant and ideal for sightseeing
and outdoor activities. During spring season, the environment becomes heavenly with
flowers blooming in the gardens. So, make your Kokernag trip plan accordingly.
Must Buy Things from Kokernag
Being a major hill station, Kokernag doesn't offer much scope for any kind of special
shopping. It is a beautiful place to explore the natural beauty. If shopping is what you're
looking for, we'd suggest you to go for shopping in Srinagar as there are number
of shops to buy interesting items there and just 85 KM from Kokernag. Some of the
famous shopping areas are, Lal Chowk, Badshah Chowk and Polo View best places to
buy great stuff.
Explore Options to Reach Kokernag
Before booking your Kokernag holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this city. To know more, read on:
The closest airport to this place is Srinagar Airport that connects it to various important
cities such as Mumbai, Delhi and Jammu etc. From airport, you can hire taxi to reach
The nearest railway station is Anantnag Railway station, which is approx. 32 Km away
from this place. The next closest railway station is located at Jammu (Jammu Tawi
Railway station). It takes 6 hour drive to reach the town.
Kokernag is very well-linked to various major cities of Jammu and Kashmir. Kokernag
is 10 KM from Anantnag, 76 KM from Srinagar, 54 KM from Pahalgam, 117 KM from
Gulmarg and 247 KM from Jammu. So, choose any of the traveling modes and come
for a memorable Kokernag tour.