Just awesome and seamless experience right from the start. Yaqoob (the owner) has been very helpful in not just arranging everything but also all sorts of information about srinagar in general. And the house boat itself is very tastefully done and managed. Food, needless to mention was awesome too. Highly recommended !
I would recommend the best houseboat to stay here. Mr.Farooq who greeted and managed everything very well.The kind hospitality, comfort and hygiene of the houseboat was really remarkable. Also the food was so delicious. I would say 10/10 as the houseboat is located in the nigeen lake which is not so commercial like dal lake..very quiet, peace and sirene.
Stayed here for 1 night with family and deeply regret not staying here any longer. Nigeen Lake is clean, beautiful, and an easy choice to immerse into a serene experience alongside a home-like feeling. We stayed in a 2 Bedroom houseboat which is supersized, with a nice deck overlooking the lake, clean bedrooms and bathrooms. Manzoor Bhai is a kind hearted person who did everything he could despite being unwell. We had asked for a non-veg dinner so he had prepared Chicken gravy, Dal, Rice & Veggies setup nicely in style at the Dinner table. This was by far the most memorable experience throughout our stay in Kashmir. He had also prepared a sumptuous breakfast the next day. Thank you Manzoor Bhai for your kind hospitality and we hope to meet you again in the future. I strongly recommend staying at Peacock Houseboat for an experience like no other!…
We stayed in peacock houseboats for 2 nights, just at the arrival we were welcome with the kahwa. We were lucky and blessed to stay in this houseboat. It was our anniversary they made surprise Arrangement for our anniversary. The houseboat is located in Nigeen lake which is quitter then busy dal lake. The winds the cold breeze the morning sunrises the evening sunset shikara rides is just the poetic world. I regretted staying in hotels. This place has all my heart.
I stayed here for three nights with my family and friends. We were provided 4 rooms. The rooms were spacious. with neat and clean and bathrooms. The food is excellent. We were provided proper Jain and veg food. Since some of my family members were jain so we had requested Jain food upfront. The place is beautiful. You have a view of mountains and lake from the balcony. The service provided by Tanveer/Manzoor and other helpers were excellent. Thank you peacock houseboats.
f you're looking for a peaceful, serene and comfortable Houseboat stay in Kashmir, this is an ideal place to stay in. Away from the noisy and massive Dal lake, peacock houseboats on the calmer Nigeen Lake is an experience one must not miss when you visit Srinagar. This was my third visit and everytime i have stayed in Peacock Houseboats. The hospitality the service the food is excellent. One can sit on the veranda with a cup of Kehwa and relax. This is a quiet place. I usually prefer Nigeen lake over Dal lake, the reason being its quietness. You will not prefer to move out once you will reach here. It is such a relaxing and refreshing place.
we were a group of 4 people stayed in peacock houseboats. The location of the houseboats is fabolous. The interiors are excellent. This is one of the best property located at one of the best place in NIGEEN Lake. The environment is serene. Services are top notch. you must stay here while in kashmir.
We were 4 friends who stayed at peacock houseboat for 2 nights. And I must say it was a fabulous stay. The living room,dining room and the bedrooms were beautiful, well maintained & very very clean . The interior are stunning and the carved doors and roof give a royal touch to the houseboat. The houseboat offers a stunning view of mountains and the serene Nigeen lake. Not only is the stay here wonderful but the food offered us delectable. Breakfast and dinner was included and our wish to eat Kashmiri delicacies like lotus stem and halwa were attended to with great enthusiasm. I feel the credit for this wonderful stay goes to the caretaker Tanveer who was always there to help us and serve us with a smile on his face and super eager to make our stay comfortable and memorable. Thank you Tanveer!! If it’s a houseboat stay you are looking at look no further. Go for peacock houseboat. You will have a great time and lovely memories to cherish.…
I run a travel agency in Kolkata. I have sold Peacock Group of Houseboats before. Never had I faced any issue with this houseboat group until 15th April 2022. We were a group of 6 ladies travelling to Kashmir for the Tulips and booked a night stay at Peacock Group of Houseboats. My local support Holiday Express did the booking on my behalf, as I can refer to his mails he had made full payment the moment Peacock asked for it. I had been coordinating with Mr. Ehmad (you will get the no. over their website). Since the no. was on the website, I considered it to be an authentic one and kept communicating. We were supposed to check-in on 15th April in 3 Deluxe Rooms. On 15th morning at 8.30 am I made the first call to reconfirm that we are expected to reach around 4-5Pm. Mr. Ehmad simply said ok and all confirmed. At 11.30 am my local consort Mr. Subrata Das of Holiday Express calls and informs that Mr. Ehmad has requested to reach Nigeen around 6-6.30 pm on the grounds of Iftar. I called Mr. Ehmad to verify on this, to which he politely said "Madam aap log jo bhi ho 5.30 pm k baad aiye". We happily agreed and spent more time sightseeing even though my passengers weary after a 5.45 am flight. We arrived at the Nigeen Shikara Pier sharp at 6.05 pm and called Mr. Ehmad for the Shikaras. He said 2 shikaras are on their way. 2 Shikaras indeed came but after a wait of 30 minutes. It had already started getting dark outside. Technically, Peacock Group of Houseboat is just 5 minutes by boat on the right side of Pier. But our shikara person Tarek kept rowing and took us to a shady guest house names " Moon Valley Guest House" on one corner of the Nigeen Lake where there was no other houseboat or rather any person, and asked us to get off. I, being the tour manager here, refused to get off and called Ehmad. He didn't take my call this time. I called Subrata took Ehmad on concall, to which, Ehmad clearly said your local agent didn't pay us on time so we released all 3 rooms, now nothing is available. It was already 7pm, dark and we were refused rooms after the whole day of discussing! We kept on arguing and requesting for rooms. It was chilly outside and we wanted to go inside a houseboat and rest. But the Shikara person refused to take us to Peacock until Ehmad gave a go ahead and kept on going in rounds along the Nigeen Lake. It took us 1 hour to convince them and they said they could arrange 2 rooms and took us to a houseboat. It was soooo dark outside none of us even saw what houseboat it was an went in. Here Mr. Imran met us and his helper Mr. Shah Rukh said leave the luggage we will carry it inside. I went in and started the conversation for the 3rd room. Unfortunately we couldn't manage the room and had to spend the night in the living room of the houseboat. The food was tasty no doubt and we were offere Kahwa. 16th April I wake up to find that my bag with purse is missing. Mr. Shah Rukh blamed us for being careless and said we might have left it with the Shikara. Mr. Imran located the Shikara guy Tarek and he refused saying it might be at the Peir and that Kashmir has 0% crime rate against tourist. Well I clearly remember my bag in the living room on 15th night on the Sofa. Since we were not offered any room, we had to stay the night at the Living Room. It was quite uncanny since there were too many approaching footsteps. These people refused our booking and stole my purse. Later I check my mail from Peacock it clearly showed that they asked full payment on 9th April 6.45 pm and were paid in full on 10th April 9.30am. There was no further communication and on 15th May, the day of our check-in, Peacock mailed at 10.45 am that they are releasing the room. But they kept on telling us come late after 6 pm. While checking-out I noted that it was not even Peacock Houseboat where they made us stay. We stayed at PALACE HEIGHTS HOUSEBOATS IT IS A BIG SCAM. Whoever had a smooth experience are lucky. But what I experienced shocked me. Peacock had given me a mail that they will provide full refund since they couldn't serve us on 16th April. It is 5th of May and I still haven't received a penny from them. They are all interconnected and thieves. They gave our rooms to someone who paid more, made us sleep in the living rooms on a quilt (not even a mattress), then stole our money, and above that blamed us for being careless. Probably all because we were a group of 6 women!!! JnK Tourism should be ashamed for this.…
Houseboats were really well maintained. rooms and linen were good. toilets were clean and hygienic. We faced an issue of water supply in one of the houseboat but sorted out immediately. we were promissed for having a sit out on terrace but it was not there... anyway we can not sit on terrace in evening because of some small mosquito like things...food and service was good. i would really recomend this houseboat.