A lot of fun backpackers hostels have popped-up in India in recent times. We have partnered with Agoda.com so that you can book the best hostels through us!

To book a hostel in major Indian cities, simply click here to view the list. We have compiled the most popular ones below.



Book Hostels in India’s 6 Most-travelled Cities:

Below is a list of 6 most-travelled cities in India. Book your stay now!


New Delhi – The National Capital

India Gate, New Delhi
India Gate, New Delhi
Photo Credit: Parry Bedi

New Delhi, the Indian capital, is the country’s second largest and second most populated city. It is a bustling city famous for its several landmarks. Most international flights arrive here, followed by Mumbai. You will likely start your India trip from here.

Hostels in New Delhi


Varanasi – The City of Mystics

Ghats of Varanasi
Varanasi is famous for its Ghats (Flight of steps leading down to a river)

Varanasi is one of the world’s oldest living cities. It is also India’s religious capital. ‘City of life & death’ and ‘City of Temples’ are just a couple of its many aliases. Varanasi is a must visit for everyone! It is also the last city before Gorakhpur on your way out of India into Nepal, and vice-versa.

Hostels in Varanasi

For the best hostelling experience: International Travellers’ Hostel


Agra – The City of Taj

A view of the Taj Mahal
A view of the Taj Mahal Photo Credit: Subhadip Mukharjee

Agra is popular for the world famous Taj Mahal. You will most likely already have it on your itinerary.

Hostels in Agra


Jaipur – The Pink City

The Landscape of Jaipur City
The Landscape of Jaipur City Photo Credit: Naveen Saxena

Jaipur, ‘The Pink City, is the largest, capital of and the most-travelled city in the state of Rajasthan.

Hostels in Jaipur


Goa – The Land of Beaches

A Goan Lake
Photo Credit: Hans-Günther Dreyer

Goa – this Indian Union Territory is popular among Indian and foreign tourists for its sandy beaches, greenery and parties.

Hostels in North Goa …and in South Goa


Mumbai – India’s Financial Capital

Gateway of India, Mumbai
Gateway of India, Mumbai
Photo Credit: Satendra Mhatre

Although Mumbai (previously Bombay) is the financial capital of India, it is mostly popular for the Indian film industry – Bollywood. Housing the world’s largest slum Dharavi, Mumbai is also India’s largest and the most populated city.

Hostels in Mumbai