The Houseboats of Kashmir, unlike their counterparts in Kerala are usually moore d at the edges of the Dal Lake
. Some of the houseboats were built in the early 1 900s, and are still being rented out to tourists. These houseboats are made of w ood, and usually have intricately and carved wood paneling. The houseboats are o f different sizes, some having up to three bedrooms apart from a living room and kitchen. Our floating palaces offer Houseboat vacations and Tailor made vacatio ns in Kashmir and are easily affordable for your stay. On this web tour you will find Luxury Houseboats, Deluxe Houseboats and Standard Houseboats with a wide a rray of additional information for you to choose and experience. The Rig Veda - 800 - 600 BC "There is no happiness for him who does not travel. Therefore, wander. The fortu ne of him who is sitting sits, it rises when he rises, it sleeps when he sleeps, it moves when he moves. Therefore, wander!" Pleasant sounds of rolling waters, mist filled mornings, sunny afternoons and ca lm and serene evenings are some of the beautiful moments that can be enjoyed in the land that is also sometimes called the Venice of the east. Kashmir is a land with a vast expanse of legendary lakes, that are woven with an intricate networ k of canals and backwaters which famously makes it known as the houseboat capita l of India. A land dotted with natural landscapes, exotic mountain valleys, pict uresque villages and comfortable houseboats, Kashmir has been rightly pronounced as the Paradise on Earth. Once you step in this small Himalayan kingdom your ho lidays change into a magical fantasy where you can unwind and relax yourself at our comfortable houseboats that are located at a quite and peaceful location awa y from the city noise in the Dal Lake. Imagine yourself about the fun when your planned tours are turned into exciting fishing trips, boating tours, leisure car safari's, sightseeing and excursion trips across the valley. Our ultra modern h ouseboats provide you an opportunity to rediscover yourself and enjoy the royal treats that can make your visit to us a life time experience and turn them into memories that will be some of the cherished moments that you will ever remember. If you have longed for the delights of the houseboat holidays then step in and let us pamper you with our excellent services and comfort.... The kashmir houseboats are associated closely with the valley's culture and trad itions. Dating back to the British rule, houseboats became home to these people after they were denied land grants in the state. A brilliant idea that started f rom constructing small boats was later revolutionized with transforming these bo ats into spacious modern styled floating hotels. houseboats are all made of the finest cedar wood that follows with intricate walnut wood carvings, paneled wall s and tiled baths. Our boats are categorized in the super deluxe category and ea ch boat has an assorted number of three to four bedrooms with a private bath and wash room. The houseboats also have a fine dining area and a lounge cum sitting room. The houseboats come complete with a large front seated balcony, a sun dec k and a small kitchenette. We generally have a 24 hour power back up and clean w ater supply. Each of our houseboats has a cook and a care taker who work for you during your entire stay. All of our houseboats have an attached boat that is pl aced under your command. These small paddle boats can take you out into the open lake or take you across on your way for any sightseeing. We definitely know tha t once you visit and experience us, you would always feel yourself back in your second home. We are engaged in all sorts of travel and tour related services.
Houseboats Package TARIFF Deluxe Class AP MAP CP EP Double Bed Occupancy Rs. 4500 Rs. 4000 Rs. 3500 Rs. 3100 Single Bed Occupancy Rs. 3000 Rs. 2625 Rs. 2125 Rs. 1875 Addl. Person Sharing Same Room Rs. 1500 Rs. 1180 Rs. 1000 Rs. 810 Children 6 to 11 Years Rs. 900 Rs. 745 Rs. 620 Rs. 560 AP - Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner MAP - Bed Tea, Breakfast, Dinner CP - Breakfast only EP - Room Only Â» The above tariff includes Shikaras to and fro crossing only. Â» Children below 5 years Free. The Prices are Effective From 1st April 2010 to 31st March 2011. Back to Top Tour Code: KMR â 001 (Glimpses of the Paradise 3 NGT / 4 DAYS)
Srinagar / M,Gardens and day trip of Gulmarg / All Nights in the Houseboat. Category (Plan) Per Adult Rate (Min 2 Pax) Per Adult Rate (Min 4 Pax) Per Adult Rate (Min 6 Pax) Child Price On Request Super Deluxe (AP) Rs 6270 Rs 5115 Rs 4790 Super Deluxe (MAP) Rs 5762 Rs 4636 Rs 4319 Back to Top Tour Code: KMR â 002 (Kashmir Retreats 4Nights / 5 Days)
Srinagar /Sonmarg/Srinagar M.Gardens /Gulmarg. 2 Nights Houseboat/01 Night Sonma rg /01 Night Gulmarg. Category (Plan) Per Adult Rate (Min 2 Pax) Per Adult Rate (Min 4 Pax) Per Adult Rate (Min 6 Pax) Child (5 to 12 Yrs) Luxury AP Rs 13920 Rs 11970 Rs 11380 Luxury (MAP) Rs 12900 Rs 10950 Rs 10350 Deluxe (AP) Rs 9535 Rs 7634 Rs 7058 Deluxe (MAP) Rs 8892 Rs 7170 Rs 6415 Back to Top Tour Code: KMR â 003 (Unforgettable Kashmir 05 Nights / 06 Days)
Srinagar / M.Gardens / Gulmarg / Pahalgam / Srinagar. 04 Nights Houseboat / 01 N ights Pahalgam. Category (Plan) Per Adult Rate (Min 2 Pax) Per Adult Rate (Min 4 Pax) Per Adult Rate (Min 6 Pax) Child Price On Request Luxury AP Rs 13050 Rs 10815 Rs 10130 Luxury (MAP) Rs 12270 Rs 10035 Rs 9350 Deluxe (AP) Rs 11380 Rs 9200 Rs 8530 Deluxe (MAP) Rs 10560 Rs 8380 Rs 7710 Back to Top
Tour Code: KMR â
004 (Exotic Kashmir 06 Nights / 07 Days)
Srinagar/M.Gardens/Gulmarg/Pahalgam/Srinagar. 03 Nights Houseboat/01 Nights Gulm arg/2Night Pahalgam. Category (Plan) Per Adult Rate (Min 2 Pax) Per Adult Rate (Min 4 Pax) Per Adult Rate (Min 6 Pax) Child Price On Request Luxury AP Rs 18690 Rs 16102 Rs 15297 Luxury (MAP) Rs 17910 Rs 15255 Rs 14330 Deluxe (AP) Rs 14362 Rs 11775 Rs 10970 Deluxe (MAP) Rs 13074 Rs 10486 Rs 9681 Back to Top PLEASE ASK FOR THE COMPLETE TOUR ITINERARY Package Cost Includes: Arrival/Departure Transfers in Srinagar./Ladakh Welcome drink on arrival at hotel/houseboat Meals As per the Plan Entrance fees in Mughal Gardens One Shikara Ride Complimentary Shikara transfers from Nehru Park to houseboat or vice versa Local sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary by non-A/C vehicle. All Current applicable taxes. COST EXCLUDES: Any Airfare, Trainfare, Overland Journey which is not mentioned in the Itinerary . Gondola Ride in Gulmarg. Any Medical/rescue evacuation due to mishaps. Any personal nature items like Laundry, camera fee, tips or any other item. Any other thing/things that are not included in the above itinerary. REDISCOVER THE PASSION OF TRAVELLING WITH US THROUGH THE INDIAN HIMALAYAS!!!!!