Rent a Houseboat on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India

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About This Sleep Aboard Boat

Enjoy on Dal Lake in Srinagar by boat!

Charter a Houseboat for up to 6 people. Rates as low as 7,000 INR per day.

Srinagar is popular for its houseboats, which do not float free around the lake, but are anchored off-shore. It is a great and unique way to enjoy your stay in the city. Houseboat is accessible either by road or by a short "Shikara" boat ride. Houseboat usually have 2-5 bedrooms plus bath, dining room, living room, upper deck (good for sunbathing).

Super Deluxe Houseboat:

Super-Deluxe Houseboats for an inspiring voyage through some of the picturesque backwater settings in Alappuzha. Known as the 'Venice of the East' it is a water world with lagoons, canals, rivers and lakes. Here, amidst the backwaters of Alappuzha, your cruise will invariably come across some of the routine backwater life, where people of all age group could be seen having an inseparable relation with the backwater.

Eco-friendly measures are adopted onboard all the Super-Deluxe houseboats. Toilets run on biodegradable system and the waste generated is brought to land and disposed properly on a daily basis. Super-Deluxe houseboat features spacious entertainment hall (300 sq ft.) and two bathroom attached bedrooms (163 sq ft. each) with facility for both warm and cold water. There is enough stored municipal water for bathing and bottled mineral water for drinking and cooking.

The well-equipped kitchen has facilities for chilling (for beverages, soft drinks etc.) and baking. The delightful spread of Super-Deluxe Houseboat menu comes from our master chef catering your requirements in Chinese, Continental, Indian and of course popular Kuttanandan dishes. Pearl spot (Karimeen) fry, traditional fish curry (mackerel or sardine) with tapioca (Kappa) comprises some of the ethnic food choices. You can also try toddy (Kallu) the natural beverage extracted from coconut tree. Prawns, lobsters and mussels are also served on request.

In the Super-deluxe houseboats, you would enjoy courteous and meticulous services of experienced personnel. Well-experienced captain, engine driver and chef, trained to converse in Hindi and English from part of the cruise team. While the crew strives to make each cruise a memorable one to our guests; they are pleasantly mannered and trained to handle any kind of emergency. Mobile connectivity ensures constant touch with the guest relations executive.

  • Attached baths
  • Satellite colour television
  • DVD Player available upon request
  • Telephone in Each Room
  • Round the clock room service
  • Working Desk
  • First Aid


  • Best location in Dal Lake, Furnished Rooms with kashmiri Carpets, Attached bath with running hot and cold water, 24-hour room service, 24-hour attendant in every Houseboat, Telephone in every Houseboat, Satellite TV in every Houseboat, Safe deposit, Money Changer, Drinks, Laundry Services, Car Parking, Stand-by power generator, Unlimited Shikara Crossing, Hairdresser, Parking Facility, Boat ride, Day excursion trips, Hotel accommodation, Pilgrimage tours, Trout fishing, Trekking, Water Trekking, Water Skiing, Canal cruises, Sightseeing arrangements, Airport transfers, Satellite TV in every Houseboat.



  • 7,000 INR per day


  • 1,750 INR

Houseboat Tour Package:

• 03 Nights/04 Days:

  • Duration: 04 days.
  • Focus: Landscape, gardens, mountains, people and culture.
  • Highlights: Mughal gardens Pahalgam tourist resort.
  • Grade: The tour is moderate and easy.

• 03 Nights/04 Days:

  • Duration: 04 days.
  • Focus: Villages, Lakes, Gardens, People, Hill resorts, Culture and Temples.
  • Highlights: Mughal gardens Pahalgam tourist resort.
  • Physical Challenge: Moderate and easy.

• 02 Nights/03 Days:

  • Duration: 03 days.
  • Focus: Landscape, gardens, mountains, people and culture.
  • Highlights: Mughal gardens Pahalgam tourist resort.
  • Grade: The tour is moderate and easy.

• 03 Nights/04 Days:

  • Duration: 03 days.
  • Focus: Srinagar – Gulmarg

All Houseboat Tour Package Includes:

  • Houseboat on Twin sharing Basis.
  • All surface travelling by Non A/C Tata Sumo/ Indica.
  • Vegetarian meals as per the package.
  • All Arrival/Departure transfer as mentioned in Itinerary.
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • 01 Shikara Ride.
  • Unlimited Shikara crossing while staying in Houseboat.
  • All present applicable taxes as on date.
  • Any future taxes levies will be charged extra.


  • Type: Houseboat
  • Capacity: 6 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Cancellation: 90% Refund 15 Days Prior

Rental Requirements

Cancellation Policy:

  • If cancelled more than 15 days prior to departure, 90% will be refunded.
  • If cancelled less than 15 days prior to departure, no refund.


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Chart Plotter
  • Dinghy
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Air Conditioning
  • Head

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