Someone rightly said it “Those who travel to mountain-tops are half in love with themselves and half in love with oblivion.”
Mountains are the beginning and end of all natural scenery. They offer peace, tranquillity, and an insurmountable amount of opportunities. Just how a mountaineer finds calmness in the fleeting sound of the wind is an epitome in itself.
Now there’s more reason for you to answer your “mountain calling”. At the whopping altitude of 470 m lies Spiti Valley — a paradise for mountaineers.
To reach here one needs to cross the world’s highest passes and drive through world’s most treacherous roads. And while your heart remains engulfed with the journey, India’s first hostel chain Zostel has reached atop to ensure that your arrival too, remains as magnanimous.
Zostel Spiti will offer 6 mixed dorms, deluxe private rooms, alpine tents, and outdoor camping tents. However, the highlight of this place is their “common room” where people share anecdotes from their previous travels.
Common Room – Experience camaraderie like never before.
Mixed Dorms – Meet fellow travellers and unravel new adventures.
Camping- An affair with solitude!
This is India’s official entry to the best star-gazing experience
And if you’re wondering what else you’d find there, then my friend, the place is extremely generous. The interiors and exteriors are adorned hippy-style — bean bags, patchwork, posters, graffiti, colourful lamps, and a full-of-life atmosphere. They also have customised trekking options — as if we don’t have enough already!!
To reach this place, you could opt for any of the two routes;
The Reckong Peo to Kaza
But as recommended by Zostel, the ultimate adventure is in covering both the routes.
Image source: Zostel Facebook