Kashmir Houseboats a very unique accommodation in Kashmir. Houseboats in Kashmir are located on the world famous Dal Lake in Srinagar. Houseboats in Kashmir cater to tourists coming from around the globe. There are nearly a thousand houseboats in Srinagar. Houseboats usually have three or four bedrooms with a sitting and a dining. Kashmir Houseboats are moored to small islands of land and remain stationary. Small boats are used to ferry people from the shore to the houseboats.
Kashmir Houseboats were first introduced by Britishers in Kashmir, as non kashmiri cant buy land in Kashmir so the Britishers came up with an idea to build houseboats and stay inside them. And since the design and shape of the houseboats in Kashmir has changed from a basic design to very comfortable and luxury accommodation. It has become a must stay for every tourist who visit Kashmir.
Basically being run by individual families these houseboats have been well kept and looked after. The level of service for the people staying at these houseboats is very high. A very special care is take for every single tourist staying at Houseboats in Kashmir. Each Houseboats has an individual small boat for its guests to move around the lake which keeps them busy during their relaxing time.
The Houseboats are the pride of Srinagar, They are the best type of Hotels is srinagar. A very different type of Hotels in Srinagar. At evenings The houseboats look incredibly beautiful with their colorful lights on . It looks amazing while walking along the banks of the Dal Lake to watch these Houseboats. A majority of Srinagar Hotels are also located along the banks of the Dallake. A wide choice of Deluxe, Luxury, Budget and cheap Hotels in Srinagar is located along the lake.
The houseboats are centrally located in Srinagar having an easy access to the major and important sightseeing in the Kashmir Valley. The most interesting places in Kashmir are Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam , Sonmarg, Patnitop, Katra, jammu, Ladakh, kargil. Kashmir Tour usually includes all these places . A Kashmir tour for any season and any reason is just as enjoyable always. Every season brings some thing different with it self in Kashmir. The spring comes with the smell of blooming flowers. Summers will bring a green cover to the entire valley decorating it with the utmost beauty. The Autumn throws a golden shade to every thing. While the winter is all white with Snow.
A large number of Good, Luxury and budget Hotels in Srinagar, Gulmarg , Pahalgam, Sonmarg, Katra, Jammu, Patnitop, Leh, Ladakh, Kargil are available at all these places. The peak season requires an advance hotel booking to avoid last minute hussle or accepting something shabby for a hefty amount. Booking a Kashmir Tour in advance is also advisible to make sure being on the safer side.
Kashmir has some most important pilgrimage sites. Amarnath Yatra is an important hindu pilgrimage where thousands of pilgrims visit the naturally formed Ice Shivling. The Amarnath Yatra opens in June every year and ends in August. Amarnath Yatra 2011 this year will propably see an increase in the number of pilgrims. One of the other most important pilgrim site is the Vaishnodevi shrine near Katra. Vaishnodevi temple remains open throughout the year allowing people to visit at their ease. Amarnath Yatra Helicopter booking and Vaishnodevi Helicopter Booking is available online for the ease of the pilgrims.