Ever dreamt of staying afloat water? Yes? Check in at once into a deluxe houseboat in India.Deluxe houseboats in India are mainly common to two regions - Kerala and Kashmir. Most of the deluxe houseboats in Kashmir are moored. In Kerala however, the deluxe houseboats are typically slow moving.
The deluxe houseboats in Kerala in south India are enormous, exotic barges used for leisure trips. These boats in earlier times were used to carry rice and spices from Kuttanad to the Kochi port and were considered a convenient means of transportation.
The houseboats in the state of Jammu and Kashmir are usually moored at the fringes of the lakes such as Dal and Nageen. These deluxe houseboats, many of which were built in the early 1900's, are still wildly popular among tourists.
These deluxe houseboats are fit for a king and are made of wood, and boast of exquisitely carved wood paneling. The houseboats are of different types offering as many as three bedrooms apart from a living room and kitchen. A deluxe houseboat encompasses excellent furniture, carpets, modern bathroom fittings, a balcony in the front, a lounge, dining/sitting room, pantry. In Jammu and Kashmir, a houseboy is also at your disposal to do the running around. Staying in the lap of luxury while in the lap of nature was no so appealing. With all the amenities of a luxury hotel, deluxe houseboats offer tourists an old world charm coupled with a cozy feel.