Kashmir Houseboat Tariff




Kashmir Houseboat Tariff

Houseboats Description

Kashmir is the land of nature’s eternal beauty situated amidst the northern Himalayan ranges. The state is blessed with picturesque landscapes, ancient architectural treasure and pristine lakes. The life on water in Srinagar is one of its own kind. It gives the tourists a new experience of staying in the Paradise. Life on Water has been a tradition in Kashmir. River Jhelum is considered to be the lifeline of Valley. Majority of the population derive their livelihood from water and even live in water. This tradition of living in water is unique and anyone planning a tour to Srinagar must stay in it at least once to enjoy the real charm of the state. It can safely be said that your Kashmir tour is incomplete without a stay in the houseboat. The fascinating charm of standing on the deck of a Shikara and enjoying the surroundings and a pulsating life on water can be experienced nowhere else in the world. These colorful wooden structured boats gives a surreal experience of staying in the mesmerizing surrounding of Kashmir. Let’s find the best discount Kashmir houseboat Tariff.

A Detailed Guide to know about the Houseboats in Kashmir

A houseboat is a wooden structured boat which is designed like a home. Some of the houseboats in Kashmir are motor driven while most of them are kept stationary on the lake and tethered to the land for utilities. Houseboats in Kashmir display the characteristic architecture. They are well decorated and designed. The infrastructure of these boats is complete with all the modern facilities. Each boat has 2 to 5 bedrooms with attached bathrooms, dining rooms, dressing rooms, drawing rooms, pantry and an upper deck. These Shikara are run by families and give you a home like feeling during your stay. They have a vast experience in entertaining and making comfortable their guests.

What are Boats made of in Kashmir?

The houseboats are usually made with bamboo and coir products. The roofs are thatched, making the interiors cool, so that you don’t feel the lack of Air Conditioner. The lounge is airy, with large windows and luxurious furniture, providing you a wonderful view of the picturesque surroundings. The bedrooms have attached bathrooms with all the modern facilities. All other facilities and services are complete to ensure a comfortable rest and sleep.

Why people prefer staying in a houseboat over hotel in Kashmir?

Nowadays some people insist a stay in houseboat once while they are in Kashmir, as what can be perfect than waking up seeing the picturesque beauty of the lake along with the backdrop of snow clad mountains. Just like the hotels, houseboats are also classified into different classes which provides different facilities and comes with different rates. Despite of the classification every houseboat caters a highly professional service and luxurious stay for its visitors.

3 Major Types of Houseboat in Kashmir

The houseboats in Kashmir are built with basic amenities like bedrooms, attached bathrooms, pantry and, of course, a deck for a wonderful view of the luxuries of nature. To help you make a more informed decision, following is a detailed list about the different types of houseboats that are available for you.

STANDARD HOUSEBOATS IN SRINAGAR : Quality accommodation at affordable prices

Searching for something that will give you all the facilities and will let you enjoy the beauty while staying inside your budget? Well, standard boathouses are just the right thing for you. These accommodations are ideal for budget travelers or anyone else who is looking to stay in a houseboat at affordable prices. A stay in this boat makes your vacation memorable and also suits honeymoon couples, so that they can enjoy their tour without worrying about the tariffs. Standard houseboats in Srinagar provide you a stay on a low price without compromising on the quality of services.

DELUXE HOUSEBOAT AT SRINAGAR : Better Facilities at a slightly higher price

If you are willing to spend a slight more than your budget than the deluxe class houseboats in Srinagar will meet your needs. Found mainly in Kerala and Kashmir, these Shikara have better facilities at slightly higher rates, you won’t even feel the hike. These houseboats are ancient, most of which were built in 1880. The Shikara wear a royal look and are made of wood, which is usually carved into a nice design. While in Kerala these houseboats are slow moving, in Kashmir they are moored. Deluxe boats in Dal lake are well equipped with sound furniture, carpets, bathrooms with all the modern facilities, an airy lounge, dining rooms, drawing rooms, pantry and a balcony on the front. A houseboat is always at your disposal to do the running around. They are, however, much popular among the travellers and tourists in India.

SUPER DELUXE HOUSEBOATS IN DAL LAKE : The best in class premium accommodation

Last but not the least, do you want to enjoy that royal feeling during your stay? Do you want a boathouse that resembles the insides of a luxurious palace? Then think no more, go for the premium class super deluxe houseboat. The super deluxe Shikara in Dal Lake are the best among all the types in terms of luxury and facilities, in other words, they are the bestinclass. These boats are built elegantly and are luxurious, comfortable and make you feel home at the same time. The hospitality is unique as the houseboats are well equipped with safety measures and are also equipped with an eco-friendly bio-degradable system which helps in disposing off the waste material efficiently, to make your stay serene.

What makes us to rate them 5-star luxury houseboats?

To add the aforementioned facilities, what makes these houseboats premium and different from the others is the presence of a large entertainment hall, attached bathrooms with both hot and cold water, availability of mineral water for drinking as well as cooking. The presence of a well-equipped modern kitchen. The crew members are really good, hospitable and professional ensuring that your stay is pleasant, comfortable and memorable. There are not many super deluxe houseboats in Srinagar. These luxury boats are often found on Dal Lake.

Now that we have given you detailed information about the different types of houseboats, we hope it gets easier for you to make the decision according to your preferences and budget. Have a wonderful stay on water!

Book your houseboat in Kashmir with kashmirhouseboat.com

For a convenient stay and availing the best services you have come to the right place. Shikara Ride ensures to provide its clients the best service to find the best houseboat according to their own budget. We give our customers a variety of houseboats to choose from and enjoy the surreal experience. Contact our team for any travel enquiry regarding the booking of houseboats and we will help you choose the best for you.

Kashmir Houseboats Rates and Tariff Plan for (2018)


Super Deluxe Class Houseboats Traffic Plan (luxury houseboats) 2018 EP : Room only CP : Breakfast and Room only MAP Bed Tea, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea and Lunch OR Dinner AP : All meals: Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner
Double Deluxe bed room 5300 6300 7200 8100
Single Adult in double bed room 4900 5350 6050 6700
Extra Adult with extra bed sharing same room 1500 1900 2450 3000
Child (5 to 12) in same room with parent's bed. (Without Extra bed) 900 1300 1750 2400
Child below 5 years in same room with parent's bed Free 500 950 1400

Deluxe Class Houseboats Traffic Plan :( Semi luxury houseboats )2018 EP : Room only CP : Breakfast and Room only MAP Bed Tea, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea and Lunch OR Dinner AP : All meals: Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner
Double Deluxe bed room 4700 5500 6400 7300
Single Adult in double bed room 4500 4850 5350 5800
Extra Adult with extra bed sharing same room 1500 1900 2400 2800
Child (5 to 12) in same room with parent's bed. (Without Extra bed) 800 1200 1650 2200
Child below 5 years in same room with parent's bed Free 350 750 1200

A Class Houseboats Plan : (Standard houseboats) Traffic 2018 EP : Room only CP : Breakfast and Room only MAP Bed Tea, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea and Lunch OR Dinner AP : All meals: Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner
Double bed room 3000 3800 4700 5600
Single person in double room 2500 3000 3800 4200
Extra person with extra bed in double room 900 1300 1750 2200
Child (5 to 12) in same room with parent's bed 500 900 1350 1800
Child below 5 years in same room with parent's bed Free 350 750 1200

B Class Houseboats Plan : (Budget houseboat) Traffic 2018 EP : Room only CP : Breakfast and Room only MAP Bed Tea, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea and Lunch OR Dinner AP : All meals: Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner
Double bed room 2000 2800 3700 4600
Single person in double room 2000 2400 2800 3250
Extra person with extra bed in double room 650 1050 1500 1900
Child (5 to 12) in same room with parent's bed 300 650 1100 1500
Child below 5 years in same room with parent's bed Free 350 700 1250

5 Star Houseboats Traffic Plan (luxury houseboats) 2018 EP : Room only CP : Breakfast and Room only MAP Bed Tea, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea and Lunch OR Dinner AP : All meals: Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner
Premier Double Room 8300 9200 10500 11800
Kohinoor Suite Room 19500 20950 22800 24500
Extra Adult with extra bed sharing same room 1900 2500 4500 5600
Child (5 to 12) in same room with parent's bed (Without Extra bed) 1100 1600 2350 2800
Child below 5 years in same room with parent's bed Free 700 1200 1700

We at Kashmirhouseboat.com often provide discounts on Meal Plans

  • AP or American plan : Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner.
  • MAP or Modified American Plan : Bed Tea, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea and Dinner.
  • CP or Continental Plan : Breakfast only.
  • EP or European Plan : Room only.

What is included in houseboat Tariff plans?

  • Above mentioned charges are in INR Indian rupees.
  • All the houseboat’s tariff includes Shikara crossing.
  • With free Wi-Fi : Super Deluxe | Deluxe | A class
  • Winters : Beds with electric blankets.
  • Free room heating system during winter.
  • Complementary : 1 Shikara Ride in Dal Lake for 1hour free only on super deluxe houseboat traffic plan.

List of some Houseboats

  • Royal group of houseboats
  • HB Shreen
  • HB Robin hood
  • HB Golden Rose
  • HB Mount Everest

4 different locations of Shikara boats in Kashmir

  • Dal Lake
  • Nigeen Lake
  • Jhelum River
  • Chinar Bagh
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Information

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  • Address
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  • Phone
    +91 96 22 22 85 99
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