About Us

M Shafi Kawa - Proprietor on Paristan group of houseboats

Shafi Kawa is a talking treasure about Kashmir that appeals every traveler. Paristan Group of Houseboats reflects the pioneering spirit of “Kawa” family in tourism handling of Kashmir. The idea of Houseboats is to give a real insight of Kashmir hospitality, Culture & Art.

We have the indispensable capability and experience to provide service with diversity for all of our esteemed clients. We believe tourism isn’t just about arriving at your destination; it’s about introducing you to new cultures, traditions, people and their faith.

Our houseboats are grand with hand – richly carved furniture and carpeted wall to wall. A houseboat boy is always on call and meals are served daily from a menu of western, Kashmiri or Indian cuisine. Our love for and commitment to our operation has been rewarded by an impressive number of guests that return year after year.

We provide all types of transport services including Sumo, Qualis, Tavera, Xylo, Innova and other SUVs.

Trekking camps are planned and organised by our expert guides to discover the virgin valleys and peaks of Kashmir valley.