Know Your Hostel: goSTOPS Bir

Published on: Nov. 26, 2021

Author : Rachitaaggarwal Rachitaaggarwal

Bir is a great offbeat destination to explore in Himachal Pradesh, and is super famous for paragliding. It appeals most to travelers that want to travel slowly and enjoy the scenery of the Himalayan mountain ranges. Tourists that come to Bir leave feeling refreshed and relaxed. Accommodation also plays a huge role in making that happen too. Confused about where to stay in Bir? Consider goSTOPS! But first let’s tell you about it - 

Where Is goSTOPS Bir?

goSTOPS Bir is situated minutes away from the tranquil Deer Park Institute in Bir Colony. Our hotel location gives visitors unobstructed views of the mountains. Without a question, you can surround yourself with great scenery and absolute silence here. 

Our Exact Address Is: goStops Bir is situated behind Deer Park Institute Village - Chougan, P.O. BIR, Tehsil Baijnath, Dist, Bir, Himachal Pradesh 176077.

To Book Contact Us On: +91 074288 82828

goSTOPS Bir is less than a kilometer away from the city center.

Rooms & Spaces At goSTOPS Bir

A cobblestone rustic path leads you to goSTOPS Bir in the midst of greenery. The outstanding feature of our property is that all rooms are well-lit. We’ve ensured this by installing glass windows that allow natural light to pass throughout the day. The intention is that these windows are visual frames through which you can always have stunning views of the outdoors from your room. The sheer beauty of Bir is the landscape and that is something you won’t miss out on even from your hostel room. Here are the other features of our property you should be aware of - 

Top Property Features 

Balcony Area With A View

When you just feel like stretching your legs or sitting with a hot cup of chai, the balcony at goSTOPS Bir is your spot. Just having a space to physically sit outside and soak up some of the sunlight that falls in makes travelers feel great. There are plenty of chairs set up on the balcony for you to mindlessly stare at the views. 

Common Room With Games

One of the main reasons people choose to stay in hostels is because it is inexpensive and you get to socialize with fellow travelers. If you’ve stayed in hostels before, you know that the common room is where all the socializing happens. At goSTOPS Bir, the common room has a foosball table and a bookshelf from which you can pick what you like. There are also a couple of board games over which you can engage in some competitive fun. Our common room is surely the most lively place in the hostel, and the bonus is that it also includes a mini-home theatre.

Outdoor Seating Area For Bonfire Nights

For those who wish to spend time outdoors, we’ve got quite the seating arrangement just outside the property. The outdoor space gives out a comforting vibe that you’re chilling in a friend's backyard. If there are plenty of people sitting outdoors and it’s getting dark, a bonfire is set up immediately. The bonfire makes it the perfect setting for singing songs and sharing ghost stories.

Private Tent And Variety Room Options

The specialty of goSTOPS Bir is that you can book a private tent for yourself if that’s an experience you’re up for. Staying in the tent is cheaper too. Setting up camp under the sky is a completely different stay experience. If that’s not your thing, you can always opt for the dorms. 

At the property, you have the option of staying in a 6 Bed Mixed Dorm with an ensuite bath or a deluxe private room with an ensuite bath. If you’re a solo female traveler and don’t like the idea of a mixed dorm, you can stay in the 4 Bed Female-only dormitory room. You can book the room type you’re most comfortable with.

Amenities At goSTOPS Bir

goSTOPS Bir checks out in terms of basic amenities like squeaky clean rooms, great Wi-Fi connection, and friendly staff that you can turn to at the reception desk. Thinking of traveling to Bir for a workation but feel a bit worried about not having a stable internet? You really don’t have to worry about that at least at the goSTOPS Bir property. We understand that having a strong internet connection is a must and that’s something that isn’t compromised on. 

Lockers for belongings and a charging port right next to the bed are other amenities that make things comfortable for our guests. You can also use the books and board games in the common area when you like. There’s also a café at the property itself that you can head to for a quick bite or a cup of coffee. 

How To Get To Bir

Getting To Bir By Train

The nearest railway station to Bir is Pathankot. If you’re planning to take a train, make sure it stops at Pathankot railway station that is approximately 4 hours away from Bir. You can either drive to Bir from the station or take a toy train from Pathankot station and get off at Ahju. The tiny station of Ahju is just 15 to 20 minutes away from Bir. The toy trains leave in the morning so make sure you plan accordingly. 

Getting To Bir By Road

Most tourists prefer to get to Bir by road because of the scenic route. Bir is roughly 4 hours away from Dharamshala and 11 to 12 hours from the capital city of Delhi. Depending on your starting location, it could be a short or long road trip to Bir. 

Getting To Bir By Flight

The airport in closest proximity to Bir is Kangra Airport. After you fly to this airport, it would take you roughly 2 hours to reach Bir by public transport.

How Far Is goSTOPS Bir From Sites And Attractions

goSTOPS Bir is a earshot away from all the exciting things to do in Bir. Our hostel location will surely complement all the excursions you have planned in Bir. Let’s take you through how close we are to the places you’d possibly want to get to in Bir - 

Try Paragliding

Most tourists come to Bir because it is a famous spot from where you can engage in paragliding. Bir is the landing spot while Billing is the take-off site. Just by walking outside our hostel, you’ll find several adventure sports stores at which you can book yourself this one-of-a-kind adventure.

Go On A Village Walk

Just 10 minutes away from goSTOPS Bir lies Chougan village. If you wish to get a gist of the slow-paced lifestyle of people that live in mountains, you can easily take a stroll there. 

Explore Monasteries

6 minutes away from goSTOPS Bir is the peaceful Choukling Monastery, and 8 minutes away is another interesting one that is the Nyingyang Monastery. If you walk a little further, you would also reach Tsering Jong Monastery. Bir is filled with magnificent monasteries and lucky for you, they are within walking distance from goSTOPS Bir.

Check Out Dozens Of Cafés

We completely get how it isn’t fun at all to stay in a location far away from restaurants that get rid of hunger pangs. That’s why goSTOPS Bir is at the perfect spot where you can hop, skip and jump to different cafés. Garden Café, Vairagi Café, Nyingma Kitchen Restaurant, The Northern Café, Glider’s Pizzeria are some of the coolest places to eat in Bir. And guess what? They’re all not too far away from the hostel. 

We want you to have a great time in Bir so you can always feel free to ask the hostel staff for suggestions. Mata Maheshwari Temple, Gunehar Waterfall, The Bir Co-operative Tea Factory are some of the other long day excursions to add to your itinerary of things to do in Bir. We can help you with suggestions on places where you can hike or where you can rent a bicycle in Bir too. 


goSTOPS Bir is the perfect budget stay in Bir that allows you to meet other travelers and make plans to explore Bir whole-heartedly. Our hostel offers magnificent views from your window, super clean beds and is minutes away from things you wish to see in Bir. So what’s your take? Is it the hostel in Bir you’re looking for?


What Are The Check-in And Check-out Times At goSTOPS Bir?

You can check-in at 1 pm and check-out at 10 am at goSTOPS Bir. There is a possibility of early check-in if there is an empty bed but you’d have to bear 60% of the one-night stay cost for it.

What Are The Popular Amenities At goSTOPS Bir?

Free Wi-Fi connection, charging ports near the bed, a balcony area, a common area with games, an in-house café and a mini home theatre are some of the amenities to enjoy at goSTOPS Bir.

Does goSTOPS Bir Offer Discounts?

goSTOPS Bir offers discounts to guests looking for a long stay accommodation in Bir. You can also enjoy discounts at goSTOPS if you have the Dream.Invest.Travel Membership.

What Is There To Do At goSTOPS Bir?

You can play board games or foosball, and use the mini home theatre system in the common room at goSTOPS Bir. Bonfire under the stars, bicycle rental, village walk, hiking, and paragliding are activities you can try at goSTOPS Bir.

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