Kashmir is a famous place famous for lakes, Snow clad mountains, Beautiful Gardens, Springs etc. All the Seasons of Kashmir are always extravagantly beautiful and charming.

The drive to Sonamarg is through the Sindh Valley which presents yet another spectacular facet of countryside in Kashmir. Situated at an altitude of 2730 m, Sonamarg (‘The meadow of gold’) has, as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. The Sindh River that meanders through the valley abounds with trout and mahaseer. Ponies […]

Situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from Sheshnag Lake and the Lidder river, Pahalgam (2,130 m) was once a humble shepherd’s village with breathtaking views. Now it is Kashmir’s premier resort, cool even during the height of summer when the maximum temperature does not exceed 250C. Around Pahalgam are many places of interest, […]

Gulmarg’s legendary beauty, prime location and proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in the country. Originally called ‘Gaurimarg’ by shepherds, its present name was given in the 16th century by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was inspired by the sight of its grassy slopes emblazoned with wild flowers. Gulmarg was […]

Terraced lawns, cascading fountains, paint-box bright flower beds with the panorama of the Dal Lake in front of them. The three Mughal Gardens of Cheshmashahi, Nishat and Shalimar are the Mughal emperor’s concept of paradise and are today very popular places for picnics. These gardens are traditionally patterned in the formal gardens of Central Asia, […]

Sightseeing in Srinagar is commonly done by taxi. Another way of seeing the city, especially the lake area, is by shikara. It is particularly pleasure to row over the waters of the Dal Lake to visit the Mughal Gardens and other lakeside sites, including the famous Hazratbal mosque. The well-known sights in the city are […]

Aharbal is a hill station in the south-western part of Kashmir Valley, 75 km south of the state capital Srinagar. Aharbal is known for its waterfall, Aharbal Falls. The falls are about 13-km from Shopian, from where there is a motorable road and a trekker’s route leading through dense pine forest. The falls are said to be […]

Yousmarg-a tourist destination of sprawling meadow is 47 kilometers away to the south of srinagar and 13 kms from Chrar-I- sharief town. Yousmarg has the potential to be the gateway to a number of potential destinations in its South, West and East including Doodhpathri, Nilnag, Bargah and Tosamaidan. There is no historical account of how […]

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Jacqueline & Young Jacqueline Houseboats

Ghat No 14, Nehru Park, Dal Lake, Srinagar - 190001, Kashmir (India)

Contact Person & Owner: Ghulam Rasool Thulla & Sons

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What people say about us

  • My son and I, along with a friend, spent a very comfortable night on the Jacqueline. It is a lovely houseboat and very well looked after. - 27.06.1963
    Indira Gandhi
  • I hope that during my term of office here, my wife and I will have an opportunity of visiting Kashmir; in which case, I shall undoubtedly write to you. - 16.09.1955
    S H Carlill, Vice Admiral, Indian Navy
  • I am giving this letter of recommendation to Ismail, the owner of houseboat Jacqueline. He is thoroughly honest, most courteous and takes great pains in looking after the occupants. - 09.07.1951
    J N Chaudhuri, Maj General, Indian Army
  • It was indeed a great pleasure for me to return to Kashmir for the first time since 1940 and to see you and your houseboat Jacqueline. - 15.11.1983
    J L Hurschler, California
  • My wife and I stayed on this houseboat 'The Jacqueline' for 10 days shooting. We have been most comfortable and found the boat clean and the boys most attentive and obliging. - 03.03.1918
    M G Wavelly, Royal Sussex
  • As an introduction to Kashmir, few days on the houseboat 'Jacqueline' would not be bettered. I have rarely been so comfortable as in the attentive way of Ibrahim and his family. - 19.03.1974
    Gerard Slessenger, BBC

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