“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” - Augustine
"Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education, in the elder, a part of experience". - Bacon
"Our object of travelling should be, not to gratify curiosity and seek more temporary amusement, but to learn and to venerate, to improve the understanding and the heart". - Gresle
Youth Hostel is a Home away from Home. Youth Hostels provide simple accommodation at moderate cost for short period, three days at a time, extendable at the discretion of the Warden in deserving cases.
It is a place for forming friendship, recreation and informal education. It provides young people on their educational excursions inexpensive hostelling facilities in the form of dormitories – separate for ladies and gents, a dining hall with self-service, a common room or lounge".
Youth Hostels are not to be mistaken for luxury homes; nor are they to be mistaken for residential hostels, which provide boarding lodging for long periods.
Youth Hostel, Mysore is a joint venture of the Government of India and Government of Karnataka. It conforms to the norms followed by International Youth Hostel Federation. It is a non-religious, non-political, non-commercial unit transcending barriers of caste, creed or social background.
Manager - Nataraj M.N.; Receptionists - Sri Mallesh, Smt. Nagarathna .R, Sri. Chethan Kumar H R; Cooks - Sri. Shivanna .D, Sri. Nanjundaswamy; Maid Servants - Smt. Gangamma; Gardener-cum-Security Assistant - Sri. Siddaraju; Sanitary Assistant - Sri. Ravi; Accountant - Sri. Gangadhar and System Analyst- Sri. Naagendra M.P.