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Location : Dal, Nagin And River Jhelum
Highlights : The Interiors Of The Houseboats
Other Attractions : The Floating Markets
Best For : The Newlyweds
A Houseboat in Kashmir
A Houseboat on Dal Lake

Facilities : Amenities of A Five Star Hotel.
Accommodation : One House Boat Per Family.
Ambience : Excusitely Furnished with Palacial Layout.
Categories : Hotels of Different Classes are Available. They Range from Deluxe To D – Class.
Attraction : A very Close view of the Marine Life on a Shikara.
Don't Miss : The mouth watering Cuisine, Especially 'Wazwan'.
Must Try : The World Famous 'Kahva' Tea.
Prerequisites : Need to Book in Advance due to Heavy Rush.

Incredible Journey to See Kashmir

Converse With The Thalassa, On A Houseboat

Interiors of Houseboat
Interiors of Houseboat

Residing on a house in Kashmir is like being in constant conversation with the serene water. You will find the presence of houseboats in the Dal as well as Nagin lake in Kashmir. It is a major factor that attracts the tourists towards the paradise on Earth. Living is houseboats is a very old tradition of the people of this area. The credit for the inception of this trend goes to the early Britishers, who built their residence on the water, as they were forbidden by the then Maharajas, to own land. Today these floating boats are getting immense momentum and tourist from all over the world come to enjoy this life on water.

Comfortable Decor of Houseboats
Comfortable Decor of Houseboats

There is a variety of houseboats to choose from, whatever suits your pockets. They can be categorized from deluxe to D – class. Each houseboat is furnished in great style and has a boy working as an assistant. From spacious bedrooms to sun decked washrooms, each houseboat is a world in itself and some of them even provide the amenities of a five star hotel. The carving done on the furniture is ace in design. The facilities of attached washroom and normally every houseboat is endowed with municipal water connection. On every houseboat there is provision of a balcony, a lounge, dining room, pantry and 3 or more bedrooms with attached bathrooms. The tourist who charters these houseboats are also provided with meals and free access to the neatest jetty, on a Shikara. It is a perfect venue for the newlyweds. 703 boats out of the registered 1087, are ground tackled in Dal lake. While 173 are anchored in the Nagin lake, the 142 are in river Jhelum. You can tour around the lakes in the Shikaras, and even shop from the floating markets. They will magnetize you and will give you the impression of living in a fairy land.

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Top 5 Highlights of Houseboats

Houseboat Jammu Kashmir

Your Colloquy With Nature
Nowhere can you have this nonpareil experience of conversing with the marine life. Your stay on the houseboat is the easiest way to get one on one with the exotic lakes of Kashmir.

The Houseboat Hotel
Five star hotels are available all over the world, but the experience of floating on one is possible nowhere else on the globe. Houseboats provide you with just the means to experience hotel amenities while you are floating.

Enjoy Boating On A Shikara
The tourist who hire these houseboats get a Shikara on their disposal and they can enjoy a ride whenever they want. These Shikaras are on their service and they can use them whenever they desire.

Shop From The Floating Markets
The colourful view of the floating markets will bewitch you and what more do you expect, you can even shop from these sellers. You can buy beautiful handicrafts and shawls as well from these Shikaras floating markets.

Enjoy The Stunning Landscape
The ambiance of these lakes are captivating and you will not find a second to flicker. The beauteous environment of the lakes will keep you entangled.

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