Hostels in NCT of Delhi Hostels in NCT of Delhi

You are looking for hostels in NCT of Delhi? Good news, you have come to the right place.

On this page we list every single city with hostels and other budget accommodations. helps you to find your NCT of Delhi hostel and compare its prices on the major booking sites such as Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and So you can sleep on a budget and save money while backpacking NCT of Delhi.

All Cities in NCT of Delhi

We list every single hostel in NCT of Delhi and the world. In total, we have 2 cities in NCT of Delhi for you. Please note that not all cities actually have a hostel to stay in. Below you can filter for cities with hostels and with no hostels-type accommodation, but guesthouses and budget hotels. This will help your planning.

All NCT of Delhi hostels on a map

Alright, you are more the visual type? Planning your trip with a map is always handy.

Therefore, this map shows you all cities with hostels in NCT of Delhi. It will help you to plan your trip. Just zoom in the map and click your destination for more details. Just so you know: If we do not have a hostel in a city, it is likely that there is no hostel in that city.

Our handwritten guide on Backpacking NCT of Delhi

NCT of Delhi, India (The National Capital Territory of Delhi) is the capital city of India. NCT Delhi is one of the largest cities in India and is a mixture of beauty and chaos with many inhabitants and tourists. NCT Delhi is one of the main hubs in India where tourists arrive via international flights. Most tourists only stay a day or two in Delhi, which is a shame, as there are many incredible ancient structures, markets, and religious sites to be seen here!

Delhi is home to street food. However, be very careful about what you eat, as Delhi belly is a very real issue that you will want to avoid. Your NCT of Delhi, India hostel staff would certainly be happy to give you personalized recommendations if you are eager to try street food, or even arrange a food walking tour for you. While in India, do not drink tap water. Your NCT of Delhi, India hostel will likely have filtered water available, so bring a reusable water bottle to fill up before you set off for the day.

For travelers that prefer more private accommodation, luckily many NCT of Delhi, India hostels offer private rooms with awesome amenities. Most NCT of Delhi, India hostels are situated around the Main Market Road in the Paharganj district, which is near the main railway station. This area is home to many great restaurants, bars, and shopping. However, it is pretty loud with the constant noise of the markets and tuk tuk drivers honking their horns. It is well situated near the metro, making it a good launching point for exploring the city. If you don’t want to take the metro, consider downloading a ride-sharing app like Uber or Ola or taking a rickshaw to your destination. As almost anywhere in NCT Delhi, this area is surrounded by slums. Be respectful and careful with your belongings and your interactions with others.

Some NCT of Delhi, India hostels offer a variety of walking tours, including nearby Old Delhi and the spice markets, which are not to be missed! As NCT Delhi is a hub for tourists, mosts hostels in NCT of Delhi, India, are very social and some even boast beautiful outdoor terraces. Most NCT of Delhi, India hostels will have travel desks and can help you book bus, train, or car service to your next destination. Luxury hostels in NCT of Delhi, India, are located more toward the outskirts of the city, which is generally considered safer and less polluted. Budget options will be in the city center. Enjoy incredible India!

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Travel Tips for NCT of Delhi - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking NCT of Delhi. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of NCT of Delhi. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

FAQ on Hostels in NCT of Delhi

There is a lot of travel planning to do. So let us help you once again by putting together the frequently asked questions:

Finding Hostels and Prices

What hostel booking sites are best to use?

There is several hostel booking sites, such as, and While every platform has its pros and cons, there is a universal truth you as a traveler should be aware of: Not a single booking site can always offer the best prices.

This is where comes in. You can compare all major booking portals with one click.

For you as a traveler, is the best booking site to actually save money.

How much are hostels in NCT of Delhi?

Prices always vary, depending on various factors. Weekends tend to be more expensive, same goes for special holidays. Please also take into account local vaction time.

You can search for exacty hostel prices in NCT of Delhi here on Pick your destination and pick a date. The system will track down the prices to give an idea of what budget and prices you can expect.

When to book hostels?

If you want to stay at the best hostels, it is a good idea to have your hostel booked around 1 month before you travel. For the regular hostels, booking one week before should be okay. Yet again, this always depends.

We dedicated a full article to the topic of when to book hostels.


Safety and Packing

Are hostels in NCT of Delhi safe?

Generally speaking, hostels are as safe as you make them. We highly recommend always to bring your own padlock, using the lockers and taking care of your belongings. Make sure you pick a safe hostel, offering lockers and a safe location. Please always pay attention to the reviews; they can give you a great insight on what to expect and safety tips.

What to pack when staying in hostels?

There is a few basics you should always pack when staying in hostels.

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

There is more actually. We wrote a complete guide with more details. Read our full hostel packing list.

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