Conveniently located near the edge of Shimla Municipal Corporation, away from the crowded areas, Aapo Aap Home Stay enjoys a beautiful hilltop location with wonderful views of the valley. Absorbing the energy of the rising sun, we offer everything you need for a restful & relaxing stay.

The Homestay is located in village Sargheen, near Panthaghati, on the outskirts of Shimla to the south. The place lies between National Highway 5 and Major District Road (Himachal State Highway). We are at a distance of 10 Km. from The Lift, Shimla via bus route & 8 Km. via car route. On foot, this distance is reduced to about 6.5 Kms.


A) Public bus leaves from right outside our homestay (next to Sargheen bus stop) for the Mall Road (The Lift) at 09:00 AM & 11:00 A.M every day. It charges Rs.25/- per head for one way transfer.

B) The intercity bus transit at Panthaghati has buses lined up for the Mall every 10 minutes. They charge Rs.15-20/- per person for one way transfer. The last bus to arrive at Panthaghati from the Lift/Mall Road is at 07:00PM.

C)The buses do not have any specific number allotted to them but operate as per route permit assigned. It is best to ask the conductor/driver of the bus if they are stopping at or crossing Panthaghati.

D) Private taxi charges Rs. 400/- to Rs. 600/- from Shimla railway station/bus stand/Mall Road (The Lift) to our house for one side transfer. The rate varies as per the type of vehicle chosen and season.

It takes about 30-40 minutes for the public bus and 20-30 minutes for the private taxi for one side transfer between Mall road & Panthaghati, depending on road, traffic & weather conditions.

** We offer complimentary pickup from Panthaghati Bus Transit between 11 A.M - 8 P.M on advance notice of at-least one hour.

Area Attractions :

Shops of daily requirements such as dairy items, grocery, vegetable & fruit shops are in the vicinity. There is a Hindu temple and Tibetan (Buddhist) monastery within walking distance as well.

Main area attractions include The TDAC Nyingmapa Monastery, Yangchen Gatselling Tibetan Settlement, Tibetan Handicrafts Centre, Satya Sai Baba Temple in Pujarli (Sarva Dharma Mandir - Temple of all Faiths), Hariharan Udasin Shiva Shakti Mandir and Brahma Kumaris Spiritual Organization for Yoga and Meditation. APG Shimla University, Bells Institute of Management & Technology, HIMURJA, Kasumpti SDA Complex, Himalayan Forest Research Institute (HFRI), Tenzin Hospital, Passport Office, Vodafone, Airtel & Reliance head office and Indian Coffee House are nearby.

The major landmarks close to our home are I.A.S colony and HFRI.

Distances from our homestay :

Sargheen Bus Stop
50 Mtr.
1.50 Km
Dorje Drak Monastery (Nyingmapa)
1.25 Km
Panthaghati Bus Transit
1.25 Km
Tenzin Hospital
1.50 Km
Passport Seva Kendra
2 Km.
The Lift/ The Mall Road
8 Km
Jakhoo Temple (Hanuman Temple)
10 Km
Victory Tunnel (Near Old Bus Stand)
9.5 Km
Shimla Railway Station
10 Km
Interstate Bus Terminal (New I.S.B.T)
15 Km

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Awards and Achivements

Yatra.com : Host of the Year 2018.

WRI : Top Performer of the Year 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Travel and Hospitality Award : Mountain Guesthouse of the Year 2017

Booking.com: Award of Excellence for the Years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 2017, and 2018

Tripadvisor Travellers's Choice Award: 2011, 2012 and 2013

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence : 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018