Srinagar is the summer capital of the Indian State of
Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated in the Kashmir Valley and lies on the banks
of the Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus. The city is famous for its
gardens, lakes and houseboats. It is also known for traditional Kashmiri
handicrafts and dry fruits.
is a town and a notified area committee in Anantnag district of the Indian
state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is a popular tourist destination, and every
year, many tourists visit Pahalgam. This world famous hill station is 45 km.
from the District Headquarters at Anantnag and located on the banks of Lidder
River at an altitude of 7200 ft. from sea level. Pahalgam is one among the five
tehsils of Anantnag district and tehsil headquarters are located in the main
town of Pahalgam. It was once a tourist attraction and a favourite place for
shooting of Bollywood films, and is still a health resort. Besides tourist
huts, several hotels in private sector have come up here and these hotels
provide modern facilities to their guests. A number of treks in this region
also begin from Pahalgam, as the 35 km trail traverses through pinewoods to the
spectacular Kolahoi Glacier.
houseboat is a boat that has been designed or modified to be used primarily as
a home. Some houseboats are not motorized, because they are usually moored,
kept stationary at a fixed point and often tethered to land to provide
utilities. However, many are capable of operation under their own power. Float
house is a Canadian and U.S. term for a house on a float (raft), a rough house
may be called a shanty boat