Two-day houseboat festival on Dal Lake attracts tourists

Kashmir's tourism department organised a two-day houseboat festival to boost winter tourism at the famous Dal Lake in Srinagar.

Published on Dec 08, 2022 02:01 PM IST 9 Photos

A two-day houseboat festival commenced on December 7 on Dal Lake and Nageen Lake in Srinagar. Organised by the tourism department of Kashmir, the festival was inaugurated by Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)

Several cultural programmes will also take place during this two-day festival along with other components such as local music, food and art.(ANI)

Kashmiri folk artists perform during a laser show and and live concert organised to boost winter tourism at the Dal Lake in Srinagar.(AP)


Major emphasis will be given to the heritage value of the houseboats on these two lakes.(AP)

There are around 950 houseboats in Dal and Nageen lakes that not just attract tourists but thousands of locals are dependent on them for their livelihood.(AP)