Tucked in Tirthan Valley of Himachal Pradesh, Bandal is a gorgeous village in Gushaini, located 58 km north of district headquarter Kullu. It has very pleasant vibes, rustic traditional houses and joyful locals. The village offers an amazing view of snow-clad mountains in front and Tirthan River below. You can enjoy Trout Fishing, Hiking, Camping and Stargazing. Don’t forget to visit the waterfall and local Gada Durga Temple. Gurshaini is the gateway of Great Himalayan National Park and some of the most amazing treks in Tirthan Valley.
This traditional Himachali house was built by Sh Madu Ram around 60 year back in a huge farm land of 15 Bigha. Now its further developed as a homestay by his grand son Rajdev Negi. There are 6 well appointed guest rooms; all with an attached bathroom, running hot water and all essential facilities to make your stay comfortable. You get a grand view of mountain and Tirthan river flowing just at a walking distance while standing on the balcony.
Location: 10km from Banjar Bus Stop.
Number of Rooms – 6 ; Total Capacity -18
HRTC buses run very frequently from Delhi to Aut. A taxi from Aut will easily drops you to Bandal. Its only 35 km drive. The nearest airport is Bhuntar, Kullu (53 km) and railhead is Jogindernagar (123 km)
Classic Room: 2600/-
Extra Person: 700/-
Lunch/ Dinner: 200/-
Note: These tariffs do not apply during festivals and holidays
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
7-12 years.: 50% (Extra bed provided)
What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount
Parking • Running Hot Water
Paid Facilities: Laundry • Bonfire • Fishing Equipment • Car Rental • Camping
Bhawna serves healthy and homemade local Himachali and North Indian meals. Breakfast includes Paratha, Puri-Sabji, Butter Toast, Omelette and Poha etc. Dinner can be a mix of local seasonal vegetables and other north Indian cuisines. Non-veg is available on prior demand.
Trekking • Village Walk • Fishing • Rock Climbing • Folk Dance Performance • Picnic at Riverside • Nature Walk
Tirthan River • Gushaini • Gada Durga Temple • Waterfall
Rangthar Top and Marahni (2 Days) • Rolla (Day trek) • Shilt Hut (2 days) • Lambri Top Trek 2 days) • Raktisar Trek (3 days)
Banjar (10km) • Jibhi (17km) • Mandi (28km) • Aut (29 km) • Nagni (30km) • Kullu (60km)
Apart from carrying on his family occupation as a farmer Rajdev Negi also is a tourist guide by profession. His family includes his mother, brother, wife Bhawna and three kids. He is a very entertaining guy and looks after his guest with utmost care. Being a tourist guide he knows nooks and corners of Tirthan Valley and can show you the hidden gems around.
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It is a wonderful place for vacation. The view of the valley is superb! The home stay itself is highly recommended. Raju bhaiya is a welcoming host and a very nice and helpful person. It is a safe and confortable environment!10/05/2023
A perfect homestay in the heart of Tirthan Valley. Host Raju bhai and his whole family will make every effort to make your stay comfortable. The location is very good with views of snow capped peaks, the river is 15 mins walk from the property. A special shout out to Kaku bhai for making delicious home style food. A must try experience.20/07/2023
Friendly host, great home cooked food, spacious rooms with amenities, owner accompanies for sightseeing, picturesque view from room. Would definitely recommend, welcome change from staying in hotels with non-personalized service. Our family of 3 visited in July '2317/11/2023
Rohan Singh Jain