Kokernag Waterfall of Jammu and Kashmir is located at a massive altitude of 2012 meters and is a perfect tourists retreat. Situated at a distance of about 80 kilometers from Srinagar, this waterfall is also known by the name "Papashudan nad" which means a spring that cleanses one of his sins.
The picturesque location of Kokernag Waterfall is a well known picnic spot. Blessed with myriad flowers and lush greenery, this water body is known for a spring which is its source. This lovely spring gets forked into multi-channels as it descends for a hill and forms the mighty waterfall. The numerous channels that are formed after the division of the spring appear like a clawed foot of a hen. It is this reason that this waterfall is called "Kokernag".
The waterfall is located amidst Bringhi valley. Known for sprawling green lawns and fragrant air that comes from the countless number of scented flowers blossoming here, Kokernag is a perfect holiday destination for those who want to spend time away from the hustle and bustle of metropolitan cities. The amazing healing properties of the water are known to cure several diseases. Kokernag Waterfall has been described by famous historian, Abul Fazi, as a source of water laden with medicinal properties. Sick people are brought here so that they can get cured by this water.
As far as accommodation is concerned, tourists are provided with refurbished cottages that can be available at economical prices. The nearby attractions include Verinag, Daksum, and Acchabai.