Hostels in Gangtok, India

11 hostels available. Prices start from $3 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Gangtok

Youth Hostel
"…Check in from 12:00 to 21:00. 3. Check out before 12:00 noon. 4. Payment upon arrival by cash and card 5. Reception working hours 10:00-21:00. 6. No age restriction. 7. Taxes not included - … More
from $3.85
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…No curfew. Below 18 not allowed in dorms. Non-smoking in the rooms but have a smoking area. Reception working period: 07:00~22:00." …"We are located on NH10, the arterial road of Gangtok. We … More
from $3.91
Adventure Hostels Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…While the walk might feel daunting to imagine but once you are here then you look for a good enough reason to leave this place. It is not the most luxurious hostel but you will feel the love and … More
from $3.83
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Banjhakri Falls and Park is 5.4 km from the hostel, while Ganesh Tok View Point is 5.6 km away. The nearest airport is Bagdogra International Airport, 122 km from House of Nomad. ***Property … More
from $3.08
Adventure Hostels Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…It is located in the heart of Mg Marg Gangtok, the property is centrally located to many well-known restaurants and pubs in Gangtok. It's visited by endless number of locals on a daily basis. … More
from $4.19
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Every corner of the hostel is blessed with a view of the hills of Gangtok at daytime, whereas by sundown, the city lights shimmer in the distance. The life of the hostel is the rooftop, where … More
from $3.44
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Reception working hours: 24*7. 6. No age restriction. 7. Taxes not included - 12% 8. Breakfast included." …"…Here in Palzor Stadium you will find sharing cabs till Rumtek and our property ( … More
from $2.45
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Fresh bed linen and towels are provided for your comfort. Indulge in a game of darts or explore the area with our convenient car hire service. Banjhakri Falls and Park and Ganesh Tok View Point … More
from $4.13
Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
Backpackers Den (The Rumtek Cottages) Rumtek Monastery Road, Sajong Rumtek More
from $4.82
Family-Friendly Hostel Youth Hostel
"…In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 13:00 to 22:00. Check out from 11:00 to 12:00 noon. Payment upon arrival by cash. … More
from $5.00
Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
Gangtok - Rangpo Road 6th Mile, Opposite Rahul Tyres (Stairs) Tadong More
from $1.93

Hotels in Gangtok

"…Cancellation policy: 1 day before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 14:00 to 23:00. Check out before 11:00 noon … More

Hostels in Gangtok, India

11 hostels available. Prices start from $5.00 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Gangtok (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel.

Gangtok, Sikkim, India, is the largest town of Sikkim, a state in Northeast India bordering Tibet, Bhutan, and Nepal. With surreal views of the Himalayas, Gangtok is a place where you can enjoy slow traveling. The nearest functioning airport is Bagdogra, and the nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri. From Bagdogra or New Jalpaiguri, you need to take a taxi to Gangtok; individual taxis are expensive and so shared taxis have become the most popular mode of transport in the region. MG Marg is the center of Gangtok, home to restaurants offering Sikkimese and Tibetan cuisine, boutiques, and quirky cafes. For budget travelers, there are a few Gangtok, Sikkim, India hostels in the center.

In Gangtok, you can explore the nearby monasteries. Pemayangtse Monastery and Rumtek Monastery, located twenty-three kilometers away from Gangtok, are two popular options. You can also go on a cable-car ride over Gangtok city to get a bird's eye view of the quaint mountain town. Apart from these activities, going on yak safaris, paragliding, and trekking are popular activities in the area.

Gangtok is also the perfect base to explore other areas of Sikkim. You can organize day trips to Nathu La Pass and Tsomgo (Changu) Lake. Head to one of the travel agents located in MG Marg and organize your North Sikkim tour. Although individual trips can turn out to be pricey, you can take a shared taxi. There are no hostels in North Sikkim but budget travelers can opt for local-run homestays. They are an affordable way to explore Gangtok and other areas in Sikkim.

The best time to travel to Gangtok and Sikkim is the spring (March through May). October through November is also a fabulous time to explore the region. May through September is the monsoon season and should be avoided due to landslides and heavy rains. From December to March, the northeastern state is covered by a thick layer of snow.

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Gangtok Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Gangtok, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 11
Average dorm price $10
Cheapest Hostel in Gangtok The Secondfloor with $4
Party hostels in Gangtok Zemu Guest House (8 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 7.1

FAQ about Gangtok Hostels

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