Startup Name


Founding Year


Business Category

River Tourism

Startup Stage

Early Growth Stage

Type of Entity




Startup’s Objective

The startup intends to explore and develop the luxury segment of river tourism in Assam.

Market Need

A strong need has been felt for quality river tourism with luxury houseboat facilities that can open up the enormous potential of the Brahmaputra River tourism scenario in Assam.

Product/Service description

B&R Riverbourne offers a first of a kind luxury and affordable Houseboat cruise that includes luxuries like Lunch/Sunset/Dinner cruise/Overnight cruise to Kaziranga, Majuli, Pobitora & Sualkuchi/Day Long Picnic/Party cruise/Boatel (Boat+Hotel)/Stationary lodging/
Standby restaurant cruise.


Nature seekers Corporate tourists F&B Cruise riders Tour operators/agents.

Revenue Model

The startup has two windows of earning revenue: (i) Direct booking of the packages by the guests on their web-portal. (ii) Booking by tour operators/agencies and State Tourism Development Corporation. During On-Season (Oct-Apr), the houseboat is available for long distance cruise (maximum 2 Nights and 3 Days). And during off-season (May-Sep),the houseboat is stationed at Uzan Bazar Ghat, Guwahati where the property is coverted into a “Botal” (Boat+Hotel).

Current Traction

The startup has successfully cloaked sales upto INR 2,40,000 and still growing and Bookings amounting to INR 500,000 for Feb-Mar already under commitment from Tour Operators & Online Travel listed portals like booking.com, Airbnb and the like.


Ritam Borah Kaushik Kumar Borah