We take pride and pleasure in providing the finest of houseboats experiences blended with the expertise necessary to enjoy Kashmir to its fullest potential.
Houseboats are unique in the world to Kashmir valley. For the visitor to Srinagar, staying in a houseboat is an out of world experience. The houseboat came into being during the British Era, when the Maharaja of Kashmir refused them permission to build on dry land. The resourceful Britishers took to the water, living in ornate houseboats. The style has hardly changed from the first houseboat built by Mr. Conard in 1888 right down to boats being built today and Since then the houseboat become mascots of Kashmir Tourism and gained a worldwide acclaim.
If your dreams include a sojourn on a houseboat in Kashmir, Kingfishers darting between the blossoming lotus and snowcapped mountains lining the horizon and each day concluded by a sunset of copper and gold, then imagine yourself on River Jehlum.
Three houseboats are moored to the island, each with its own porch facing north across the open water. The “Sweet Star“ houseboat owned by the Pakhtoon family. Our Houseboats are categorized in the Deluxe category and each boat has an assorted number of three to four bedrooms with an attach bathroom. The houseboats also have a fine dining area, a lounge cum sitting room, a large front seated balcony, a sun deck, 24 hours power back up, clean water supply, Free Wifi internet and with a cuisine and service cultivated over many decades and handed down from one generation to the next.
For unsurpassed value and an unforgettable holiday, we invite you to relax as Kashmiri prince in the carefree atmosphere of the Sweet Star houseboats and enjoy the timeless majestic scenery of the Himalayas for yourself.
If there is a paradise on earth, it is this, it is this, it is this. We look forward to share this paradise with you.