This charming, idyllic retreat is located in the Anantnag district of Jammu & Kashmir, about 70 Kilometers from Jammu. It takes its name from the shape of the spring that gushes out of the base of a hill, divided into branches resembling the claws of a hen, while the spring resembles a snake. Kokernag is a fusion of Koker meaning chicken and nag meaning serpent. Located at a height of 2000 meters, Kokernag abounds in idyllic gardens, springs, and streams, a paradise on Earth. The waters of the Papashudan Nad springs are said to possess healing properties, responsible for attracting scores of tourists. Fly to Badgam airport, about 70 km, and travel a scenic road on your way to Kokernag, an enchanted place where you would love to linger for a long, long time. You could also travel by road.