Think staying at a cosy place on the highest point of the country flanked by snow-capped mountains, thick forests and a gushing river! We’ve just come across a pretty property that will make this snowy wonderland dream come true without burning a hole in your pocket. The hidden gem is in the last village on the Indo-Tibetian border, Chitkul. Zostel, Chitkul is nothing short of a piece of art. The pastel-hued property with a hip roof is snuggled comfortably on the lap of the mountains and it gives a panoramic view of the ice-covered Himalayas. The walls of this property contain intriguing murals, that amp up the charm of the place. ₹494 is all that you need to enjoy a stay at this marvellous property. Read on to know more.
A Property In The Last Village On The Indo-Tibetian Border With An Open-Air Cafe
Waking up to the Himalayas in one of the last villages of the Indian border is definitely an experience like no other. The three-storeyed Zostel property that sits on Chitkul offers a stay that’s worth remembering for a lifetime. It overlooks the snow-capped Himalayas and the gorgeous Baspa river meanders behind it. The hostel also offers a sun terrace.
While staying here, you can savour continental breakfasts and comfort meals at the open-air cafe, Cafe Chitkul, which is also the last cafe of the Indian border. The charges for staying at Zostel, Chitkul is ₹494 per person per night. Meanwhile, here are 5 places in Himachal Pradesh to make all your Switzerland dreams come true.
Like A Scene From A Fairytale Movie…
The spacious rooms of Zostel, Chitkul are equipped with bunk beds and they offer magnificent views of the mountains. One can also recline on the bean bags outside the rooms and get lost in the pages of some amazing book. One can even indulge in board games like Chinese Checkers and Word Maker while dwelling at this property. During the winter months, the entire region, including the hostel and its open-air cafe, gets blanketed with snow and it looks like a scene from a fairytale movie.
So, once its safer to travel, call up your travel buddies and escape away to this stunning cocoon. Meanwhile, here’s a virtual tour of Chitkul from the comfort of your couch: