It’s absolutely safe and secure to visit Kashmir. No doubt there are some incidents from time to time like strikes, however, these do not tend to occur in tourist areas like Pahalgam ,Sonamarg, Gulmarg or even Srinagar.
This lake is very big and clean. The main beauty of this lake is the houseboats along one side, the ‘Shikara’ boats parked along the other side and the snow mountains in the background.
Houseboats are 2 km away from the city and about 5 minutes from Boulevard Road.
Staying on a houseboat has its own charm. It provides the unique experience of living on the Dal or Nagin lakes in a cedar-panelled elegant bedroom, with all the conveniences of a luxury hotel. All houseboats,provide a shikara as a free service from the houseboat to the nearest Ghat (jetty).
Houseboats vary in degree of luxury just like hotels and have been accordingly graded by the Department of Tourism.Every standard houseboat has bedrooms with attached bathrooms, a balcony in the front, a lounge, dining room and pantry.In addition, all houseboats are provided with a municipal water connection. The location of houseboats varies, just like hotels. Some may overlook the main road whilst others face local markets and the lotus gardens. Living on a houseboat has its own charm and offers a unique and unforgettable experience to the adventurous tourist. It is a fully recommended choice of accommodation.
We do not serve pork or beef at the Hotel/houseboats
Rice and meat are the most popular food items in Kashmir. Wazwan is a typical Kashmiri dishes and is regarded by the Kashmiris as a big part of their culture and identity. It can be ordered during the trip. It consists of a large serving dish piled high with heaps of rice, topped with a different variety of meat. The meal is accompanied with yoghurt, salads, Kashmiri pickles, dips and saffron.
Yes, packed lunches can be arranged upon early request.
Yes, some room service is available in the hotels and the houseboats.
Yes, we will book hotels throughout the tour as per your package and according to your choice.
Yes, we arrange skiing and other winter sports.
Yes we accept all major credit cards.
BSNL, AIRTEL, IDEA, RELIANCE(Gsm), AIRCELL, VODAFONE and MTNL. Please note only domestic postpaid numbers work in Kashmir. International Roaming numbers doesn’t work in Kashmir.
Yes, we can arrange film shooting. Many old and new movies have been shot in Kashmir previously.
Yes, there is a doctor on call who provides quality medical service.
Sorry, pets are not allowed.
Yes, there are many ATM machines in Kashmir.
Airports, bridges and other security areas are restricted for photography.
Yes, we do arrange big party boats on request.
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