India's first and the largest chain of backpackers' hostels, Zostel is expanding to Srinagar. Painted in vibrant colors to match the unparalleled beauty of the 'Heaven on Earth', Zostel Srinagar aims to offer local, authentic experiences to the guests.
"With fields full of saffron and orchards of apples awaiting their full bloom, a peaceful lake ringed by an arc of green mountains, our new home is everything we imagined in our dreams."
Touted to be 'Heaven on Earth', Kashmir is one of the most loved hill stations in the country. The Valley has a history of being a major backdrop for Bollywood classics owing to its legendary beauty. Painted with a unique culture, Srinagar keeps visitors intrigued throughout the journey.
Gupt Ganga, Shalimar Road, Ishbar Nishat, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir- 191121
Zostel Srinagar is ideal for backpackers who are looking for comfortable hostel in the Valley. The well-equipped, well-crafted rooms ensure a comfortable stay amid the breathtaking natural beauty.
Oozing vibrancy and beauty, Zostel Srinagar is located in Nishant area at just 5-minute walking distance from Dal lake. The beautifully-designed property looks in harmony with the pristine natural beauty of the Srinagar valley.
Equipped with all modern facilities, the rooms in the vivacious Zostel offer both comfort and beauty to keep your heart warm. Accommodation options include Delux Private Rooms, 3 Single-Bed Female Dorm, 8 Bed Mixed Dorm, Superior 8 Bed Mixed Dorm and Twin Bed Mixed Dorm.
The lush-green sprawling lawns offer perfect opportunity to behold the surrounding beauty while sipping on a warm cup of Kahwah. The beautifully done rooftop is perfect place to relax during evening as you behold the sun go down over Dal Lake.
When you are not in a mood to go out, take some time to chit-chat with fellow backpackers inside the cosy common area.
By rail: Jammu Tawi and Udhampur railway station are the nearest rail hub to Srinagar.
By road: The capital Srinagar is well connected with major cities including Jammu (258 km), Leh (424 km), Chandigarh (646 km), Delhi (876 km).
By air: Srinagar Airport, also known as Sheikh ul Alam Airport, is an international airport. Airlines offer regular flights from Srinagar to major cities including Delhi, Mumbai and Chandigarh.
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All images courtesy Zostel.