The hostel is named after "The Hump" – the famous trans-Himalayan wartime air route from India to Kunming. This centrally located hostel is popular among backpackers and other budget travelers. It is within walking distance of a traditional bird and flower market, banks, shopping malls, super markets and pubs. The Hump Hostel has an excellent rooftop terrace. Other amenities include a pool table, table tennis, table soccer, and a reading area.