Floating on a picture perfect lake or moored by the edge of Srinagar's
lakes, Kashmir's famous houseboats is the way to see how this place earned
the name, "The Venice of the East". The silent atmosphere,
breathtaking view and homely comfort gives freshness and renewed energy to
any exhausted traveler.
The tourist can choose from the wide variety of houseboats according to
their needs & requirements. The grand "Firdous" has three
double bedrooms with attached bathrooms, hot and cold water, living room. "Khushal"
has two double bedrooms and all other desired comforts as above. "Nishat"
and "Kushdil" are both the favorites of newly wedded honeymooners,
as they have one double bedroom and all the comforts of privacy, facing the
lake with it's beauty.
The Dal Lake is famous for the comfortable houseboats as well as the
Shikaras. Each houseboat has anything between two and four bedrooms in it
with attached bathrooms and a common sitting and dining room. The charges of
a houseboat always include all meals and a certain number of crossings by
shikara to and from the houseboat.
Water - powered peddlers sell everything from saffron to paper mache deer
to the houseboat door. Ride a Shikara - a Kashmiri gondola - to the watery
vegetable markets and see the mountains mirrored in the lakes.
The wonderful houseboat provide the homely comfort, food of your taste and
has many options open to your choice such as a shikara ride, sunbathing on
the houseboats top-deck, shopping, trekking, relaxing, reading and just
being served whatever desired.
Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days
Places to visit: Kargil, Lamayuru, Drass, Srinagar, Shergol,
Mulbekh, Alchi , Likir, and Hemis, Shey Palace, Tsomoriri lake/ Pangong
Tours Id : SH - 023
Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
Places to visit: Delhi, Manali, Keylong, Hemis, Pangong Lake,
Tso Moriri Lake, Thiksey, Shey palace, Sankar gompa, Lamayuru, Likir,
Tours Id : SH - 024