10 Budget Friendly Hostels in India to Plan an Affordable Backpacking Trip
Every travel enthusiast knows about the fun of backpacking, thrill,hidden adventure and courage that goes in. The memories that these trips build, all of it adds up to the experience. But how often can a normal person go on such trips? Well, if the budget allowed, I would never stop traveling. But in our busy and expensive lives, we clearly need some budget hosteling options for making our backpacking trips possible. Bet these budget friendly hostels in India can be of help.
Horn Okay Please, Mumbai
One of the cheapest stay options for people traveling to the poshest part Bandra of Mumbai, Horn Okay Please was recently established in 2017. Initiated with the idea of renovating an old bungalow, this place provides a decent room for as low as INR 900. Not the cheapest, still a great deal considering the location and the beauty.
Madpackers Hostel, New Delhi
Rated the best hostel in India by Hostelworld, Madpackers is one of those places where you go to in Delhi for a good time, good food and a good nap. And above everything, all of that at a reasonable price. And we don’t just say it. Even with a sweet library and an aesthetic rooftop terrace, the place provides stay options at as low as INR 600. Beat that now. That’s totally saving my broke self.
Bunkyard Hostel, Udaipur
Another one on the list, Bunkyard Hostel of Udaipur is popular for its idealistic location. Surrounded by forts and beautiful monuments burning yellow and brown under the bright sun, this hostel is your perfect bet for availing unmatched hospitality at an affordable price. Apart from that, the place plays a myriad of beautiful songs from Kashmir by the Zeppelin to the Favourite Things by John Coltrane. And all of this starting at INR 499. As good as it can get for the pocket!
Youth Hostels Association of India
Providing stay options in Delhi, Manali, Ladakh, Port Blair, Goa, Darjeeling, Hyderabad and many other big cities of India, Youth Hostels association is the one that kindled the fire first. Okay. Not literally! But the trend of hostel stays in India started here. And that simply speaks about the authority that the Youth Hostels hold. Clearly, they have earned it with their commendable services and super-aesthetic hostels specially decorated for the young. If you want a place to crash, for as low as INR 300, Youth Hostels is your best bet.
The Hostel Crowd, Goa and Kerala
Traveling to Goa or Kerala with a low budget? The Hostel Crowd can be your life saver. One of the best hostels in both the cities, The Hostel Crowd has everything one can ask for in a hostel. The hostel locations in Goa are near Anjuna and Vagator beach, with another one in Kochi, Kerala. And then, it’s a place for some really affordable prices. Sleeping accommodation prices start at INR 350.
If an amazing ambience is what you look for in a hostel, you’re lucky. Moustache Hostel has a number of properties spread out across eleven destinations, with some superb aesthetics. So, whether you are in Jaipur, Agra, Udaipur, Varanasi Rishikesh, Pushkar, or Jaisalmer, the Moustache Hostel has your back. And that too for as low as INR 600, which makes up to only $9. Just what you are looking for, right?
Vedanta – Wake Up!, South India
Another one on the list is this beautiful South Indian hostel which is located in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu and five places in Kerala namely Alleppey, Kovalam, Fort Kochi, Thekkady and Varkala. The hostel provides its guests with a myriad of books to read and a bunch of musical instruments which are free to play; for everyone. So cool, right? And all of this comes at a minimal price of only INR 300. Beautiful life!
Le Pension, Jaipur
Another budget hostel for backpackers moving through Jaipur, La Pension is a totally spot on option. An affordable price. A beautiful ambience. Just the right music and comfortable beds, I bet every backpacker will love it. Offering WiFi, breakfast and a bunch of other amenities, this hostel provides complete value for your money. And all of it comes at a reasonable price, i.e., INR 400 per person. Also, the place is charmed up with a sweet cafe called Cafe Machaan.
Social Rehab, Bangalore
Want a beautiful stay in Bangalore? With free WiFi? And a self-cooked breakfast? And a supersweet hospitality experience? Well, Social Rehab can be all that you need. The mister clean kind of cleanliness and dorms of 6 or private rooms to choose from, Social Rehab totally makes the cut to be on your list of the best hostels in India. And then these are really affordable. Plus, they also let you cook your own meals. All-in-all, if you want to treat yourself with some real luxury, Social Rehab is where you go. Your stay will cost you INR 700/- here.
Mudhouse Experiential Hostel, Tirthan
As backpackers, we’ve all heard a lot about Tirthan Valley. Undoubtedly, the beauty is serene. But, is there a way to make the most out of it and that too at an affordable rate? In my opinion, The Mudhouse Experiential Hostel can do the job for you. A mud house built with stone, mud and wood, The Mudhouse is perfect for artists and backpackers looking for a beautiful cabin in the hills. Apart from just staying, you can also go out to trek, fish and talk to a world of talented people from across the globe. Sounds like a deal breaker, right? All of it comes at a surprising price of INR 500/person.
Everyone in the world, traveling to satisfy their soul’s wanderlust would know how backpacking can turn into an expensive hobby. Something that can drain them dry of money. Thankfully, there’s a bunch of options that help you save on your stay when you travel. In this post, we mentioned 10 of the best budget friendly hostels in India. Hopefully, this was helpful for you to go ahead and plan your trip now.
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