SHANGARH, SAINJ VALLEY
A cozy property located bang next to the great and lush Shangarh meadows, this backpacker hostel is the best place to be when looking for an offbeat and wonderful r....
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT HERE
Offbeat & peaceful
The hostel is a haven for people looking to get away from the hustle of the cities and truly indulge in some nature therapy.
Inside the GHNP ecozone
Located right inside the lush green Great Himalayan National Park ecozone, Shangarh is a haven for nature lovers.
The great meadows
Famous and magical, the expansive Shangarh Meadows are at walking distance from the hostel. Perfect for strolls.
Camping & trekking
Take the opportunity to trek up the gorgeous trails of Raktisar, Jiwa Nala, Sarikanda, Serolsar Lake and more.
Chandigarh Railway Station - 273 km. One can reach from this train station to the hostel using local cabs or buses.
Bhuntar Bus Stand is 51 km from the hostel and one can reach from this bus station to the hostel using local cabs (tentative fare: 1800/- by cab).
The closest airport is the Bhuntar Airport (Kullu Manali Airport) which is 51 km away from The Hosteller Shangarh. You may hire local cabs from the airport. They charge on the basis of km driven & waiting time. - You may also opt for a prepaid taxi which would charge you around INR 3500.
10 AM - 8 PM
9 AM - 3 PM & 6 PM - 11 PM
Strictly mandatory to follow all Covid guidelines as mandated by GOI at all times during the stay. For more details, refer to our policies.
We have a doctor, ambulance, or such facilities on call in case of any emergency.
All common spaces at the hostel are CCTV secured.
The Hosteller reserves the right to admission based on the discretion of the management.
For all guest-related policies, refer to the policies which can be located on the main page.
What is the location of The Hosteller Shangarh, Sainj Valley?
The Hosteller Shangarh, Sainj Valley is located in Shangarh, Sainj Valley, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh 175134.
Which is the nearest airport?
There are several available flights for Kullu Airport, Bhuntar from New Delhi and other domestic airports.
Which is the nearest railway station?
Nearest big railway station is Ambala. From Ambala, one can reach Shangarh which is around 415 kms by following this route: Ambala – Kharad Bypass – Ropar – Keerat Pur Sahib – Swarghat – Bilaspur – Sunder Nagar – Mandi – Aut tunnel (take right before start of tunnel) – Sainj – Ropa – Shangarh.
What is the best time to visit Shangarh?
The best time to visit Sainj Valley is in the winter, in January, and in the summer, from April to June.
Does The Hosteller Shangarh, Sainj Valley have a cafe?
Yes, there is an in-house cafe at the hostel.
Is the hostel pet friendly?
Yes, the hostel is pet friendly. However, pets are allowed in the private rooms only. Not in the dorms.
Is smoking allowed inside the property?
Smoking is allowed only in the designated smoking areas and not in any rooms or indoor common areas.
Are there lockers in the dorms?
We provide lockers in the dormitories only. Every bed has an attached locker for guests to keep their valuables. It is advised that you carry a lock for the locker if needed. However, availing a padlock from the reception will be subject to availability and at an additional cost. It is advised that you carry a lock.
Is outside food allowed at the property?
Guests can order & consume outside food in the designated dining areas and private rooms only.
Does the hostel have Wifi?
We have good wifi which is suitable for workation.
What are some things to do in Shangarh.
Hike or take a stroll. Apple orchards. Bhantia Temple. Chharbra sunrise and sunset point.
Does the hostel have AC in rooms?
No, air conditioning is not available at the hostel as the weather remains pleasant throughout the year.
Do the rooms have attached washroom?
Yes, all rooms and dorms have attached washroom.
Does the hostel have parking?
Yes, but the parking is subject to availability.
Is breakfast included in the room rate?
If breakfast is included, it will display "Breakfast Included" below the room type. If it is not mentioned, breakfast is not included.
Is the hostel available for special events?
Yes, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Is power backup available in your property?
Yes, power backup is available.
Are all the mobile networks available at the property?
Jio and Airtel network works well.
The Hosteller is a chain of backpacker hostels and is well suited for young backpacking travellers. As a brand, we do not recommend families and do not allow all those below 18 years of age to stay with us with the exception of Bhandardara, Kasar Devi, Agra, Jim Corbett, Naukuchiatal, Ramgarh, Tirthan Valley & Kareri till June 30, 2023. Please Note: Guests below the age of 18 are not allowed in the dorm rooms.
Guests with local IDs will be allowed admission to our hostels except for Jodhpur, Mussoorie by The Stream Side, Shangarh, Chikmagalur, Fort Kochi, Coorg and Coorg Madikeri.
Visitor (Non-resident guests) timings: 10 AM to 8 PM only. In case the guest wants to meet the visitor, they can do so in our waiting area or common spaces. Note, visitors are not allowed inside any of the rooms, at any time.
Drugs/Substance/Alcohol abuse is STRICTLY prohibited at all our hostels. In case anyone is found possessing or consuming drugs/alcohol during their stay, strict action shall be taken against him/her and the person would be asked to vacate the hostel immediately and would be blacklisted from staying at our hostels forever.
All our hostels have dedicated smoking areas. Smoking inside the dorms is strictly prohibited.
We cannot guarantee accommodation in the same dorm room in the case of 3 or 4 people travelling together. Allocation of a room in a specific private room category may vary depending on availability. That will strictly be subject to availability until the time of check-in.
All cancellations, if informed 7 days prior to the check-in date, shall be eligible for a 100% refund. In case cancellations happen within 7 days of the check-in date, there wouldn’t be ANY refund and will attract 100% cancellation charges. If the guest doesn’t show up they will be charged the total price of the reservation.
Any and all cancellation requests are attended to by the central reservations team. To cancel your booking, kindly write to them at email@example.com. Please make sure to mention your reservation ID and all relevant details in the same e-mail.
The Hosteller's Unbox Cafe serves eggitarian as well as vegetarian options. To maintain the backpacking culture and community spirit we promote self service in all our cafes.
We are a PET-FRIENDLY hostel chain. All our locations with the exception of Mussoorie By The Stream Side, Jaisalmer Sam Sand Dunes, Mukteshwar, Jodhpur, Jeolikote & Lonavala allow pets in private rooms. Please Note: Pets are not allowed in the dorms and guests are fully responsible for the upkeep of their pets and will be liable for any damages caused.
We shall accommodate people as per guidelines issued by the state or the central government and all guests are advised to adhere to it strictly.
We advise our guests to do a pre-arrival check-in to ensure contactless service. We shall be sending pre-arrival check-in emails to all guests.
Our cafes are also sanitized 3 times a day to ensure servicing our guests with freshly prepared food.
Guests are advised to strictly follow management guidelines & ensure social distancing at all costs.