i am rashmi saxena. accodinig to me sometimes go for visiting tourist place fills our life with beautiful colours.so this time we decided to go to kashmir.it is so beautiful place that we can say it 'jannat'.we reached there on 24 dec.2012.we had booked two days accomodation in a houseboat,because we enjoyed hotels,resorts before but living in a houseboat was new experience for us. mr.hamid is the owner of the boat .khalid bhai is also there to assist us.both were very kind and good person.in a boat we found very caring and homely environment.living in a houseboat was really a good experience. in our boat there was one side beautiful lakeview and another side was a garden where our kids could play .before our stay in a houseboat we were worried that how we would survive in houseboat in such a cold weather but on reaching there we feel releaxed .there was very good heating system which kept the room heated .there was electric blanket also which gave us cozy feeling.in kashmir in such a cold weather in the month of dec we NEVER FELT COLD in cozy environment of houseboat.the hospitality of hamidji and khalid bhai was memorable they made our holidaytrip excellent.the caring out look of mr.hamid made us feel that we were in a home of some close relative.he helped to plan our tour in kashmir & gulmerg.khalid bhai went with us to drop in gulmerg we enjoyed snow ,snowfall,cable car etc.hamidji provided a local guide & importent guidelines to visit gulmerg which help us a lot to visit gulmerg.gulmerg is a very beautiful place we stayed for two days.in kashmir we very much enjoyed shikara riding,duljheel, parimahal & daichi nationalpark.we also enjoyed kehewa & kishmiri food very much.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This is Captain Abdul Hameed Dunoo, Proprietor of M/s "New Buckingham Palace" Houseboat, Nigeen Lake, Srinagar, Kashmir(India).My houseboat, New Buckingham Palace, is situated on the most beautiful lake in Srinagar Nigeen called 'jewel in the ring." Every window of the houseboat commands great views of the lake and historical fort, and on the other side of the houseboat, a huge well-kept garden with traditional trees called "chinar" and beautiful flowers can be found. The New Buckingham Palace houseboat is really a floating palace. The houseboat itself is 135ft. long and 17ft. wide, having large airy rooms. ... more less
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