The Kashmiri houseboats came into existence during the Maharaja rule, when India was under British occupation and it was during that time there arised a need of a carrier that could carry goods from villages to towns and cities, and therefore the “dongas” came into existence - a mobile carrier via river Jhelum. During summers in India, it used to get hot and the ruling British wanted Kashmir as their summer holiday destination. That‟s how the concept of staying in a houseboat came about, turning the dongas into houseboats. These houseboats went under a lot of modification in size and shape and ultimately developed into a unique and indigenous mode of accommodation. Today it has become a „world famous‟ tourism product.

Product Details

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Stay

Accommodation on double sharing basis

food

Meals

No Meals Included

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Activity

Sight Seeing

Day Excursions:

* Shalimar Bagh, Srinagar
* Nishat Bagh
* SPS Museum
* Shankaracharya Temple
* Hari Parbat

* GST is chargeable extra.


Frequently Asked Questions

QAre the charges for two persons basis?
A. No, all the costs are on Per Person basis, unless otherwise clearly specified.
QWhat is the fitness level required?
A. Most of our programs are suitable for first timers and people with normal to good fitness level. While we do not put any restrictions based on physical abilities and fitness level, some activities and terrains may be more physically demanding than others. It is always advisable to check with your family physician before signing up for an adventure activity.


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