An Exotic Mud House on the Hilltop
Laida, Jibhi, Himanchal Pradesh
Located at the edge of the forest on a hilltop, this outlandish home has everything you need to unwind. A treasury of little pleasures like waking up to the chirping of birds, Zostel Homes Laida invites you to explore the beauty that lies in countryside stillness. It is a traditional anti-earthquake house made up entirely of logs and mud and makes for a great place for artists to work, ponder, and inspire.
HIGHLIGHTS AND ACTIVITIES
Photo Walk around the Village:: Go on a thrilling photo walk or hike without deciding on a destination.
Village Hiking: Explore the traditions and the lives of the locals through the small village temples.
Star Gazing: Mesmerize at the night sky with some stargazing and let the magic flow.
Bird Watching: Indulge in bird watching and follow their journey as far as possible.
Trekking: Trek to explore the vicinity of the forest and meet the amazing flora and fauna of the land.
Great Himalayan National Park: Visit the Great Himalayan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Common Hangout Area
HOW TO REACH
◘ By Bus: All the outstation buses come via Banjar and from there you can hire a cab/shared taxi or go by local buses till chanon and from there laida is only 1 km. ◘ By Air: The nearest airport is kullu Airport which is located 50 km away from Chanon. You can make the onward journey to Laida by Bus or Taxi, approx. fare for taxi - INR 1500 - 2000. ◘ By Train: The nearest railway station is Chandigarh which is located 260 km. You can make the onward journey to Laida by Bus or Taxi, approx fare for taxi - INR 3500 - 4000. Take a U-turn before you reach Zero Point Banjar and head to the top of the mountain. The last point is the village Laida. Note: Once near the Home, guests are required to walk the final uphill stretch of 500 metres that is non-motorable. We thus do not recommend this Home to anyone who may have difficulty reaching the Home on foot.
AREA - Laida, Jibhi
Laida lies near the Chanon village and looks out at the forests all around. Situated near the Great Himalayan National Park, there are occasional sightings of distinctive birds and animals here. With small streams dispersed throughout the area, the region offers mini hiking treks and a delightful atmosphere.
LOCATION - Zostel Homes Laida (Jibhi)
Laida is a small settlement full of traditional mountain huts. And since it is in an area isolated from the big towns and cities, the night skies in the village light up with hundreds of stars, making this location a must-visit for stargazers.
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.
- Nature and surroundings should always be respected and taken care of.
- All the food served will be home-cooked.
- Drinking and smoking are prohibited inside the property. Guests are requested to resort to the open areas for the same.
- Leather shoes are not allowed inside the attic due to religious reasons.
- The property is not pet-friendly.
- Extra Bedding is subject to availability. Please call the property prior to your arrival to confirm the same. Cost of extra bedding - INR 500 per person. Children below the age of 10 can be accommodated for free.
HOSTED By Joginder
After a long career in Himachal Tourism, Mr. Joginder abandoned the city life and moved to the small town of Laida. Now he hosts the house, inviting people to enjoy the simplicity and happiness the place holds. He is interactive and knows the area inside out. Along with this, he is motivated to start his own business in the eco-tourism sector.