Gurkha Houseboats

Opp. Nagin Club, Srinagar, Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir, 190 001, India | 4 star hotel
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First day at Srinagar

A travel blog entry by maegirl


Our fight to Srinagar was smooth. Although before we flew off we went through a series of security check. A pad down by a female officer before you are a allowed to enter the departure lounge. Again we flew by jet airways . Before the plane took off I was fast asleep. Must be all those lack of sleep earlier. A snack which consists of a sandwich and …

3rd Srinagar

A travel blog entry by maegirl


My mom , N and I went for a morning walk at the garden behind our house boat. Met some locals having their daily exercise too. It was not big park and we walked around it couple of times. In the end we were both sweating but feeling cold too.

After that went back for a shower and this was the first time I did not fear the shower as much …

One foot out of Srinagar

A travel blog entry by steve_julie


... has been delayed.

A charming army Col. name Sangeeve introduces himself and we launch into a long chat. Indians like to talk about how much they make (if they make at all) and we learn that on his Colonel's salary of $28k he can live in a fine home, have his own valet (seriously), put two kids in school, and have a maid and a chef. Much of the housing costs are offset by the military. One theory we heard in Srinagar was that the terror ...

Beautiful Srinagar

A travel blog entry by cavilleharris89


... India and lay claim on the largely unprotected Kashmir Valley. Nehru, a Kashmiri Hindu himself was outraged and flew in Indian troops to protect the region from the invasion. This sparked the first war.
Eventually, K&J was placed under direct rule from Delhi in 1990, triggering the bloodiest years of unrest as new leadership tried to stamp their authority. In 1998 Pakistanis nuclear weapon tests brought regional tensions to breaking point causing the ' Kargil war' to break out ...


A travel blog entry by harpjolie


... has 7 unique gardens built on top of a mountain, with views of srinagar and Dal Lake. The amazing part is that it's 500 years old!!

Next stop was the 3 beautiful Mughal Gardens: Shalimar, Nishant and Chashma Shahi. Beautifully maintained and very peaceful and serene.

we visited the Hazratbal Shrine and got back to the houseboat and relaxed and took the evening sunset in and fell asleep to the gentle rocking of the boat.


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This 4 star hotel, located on Opp. Nagin Club, Srinagar, is near Nagin Lake, Mughal Gardens, Tso Moriri, and Manasbal Lake.
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