Hostels in Pushkar, India

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Get to know Pushkar (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 are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Pushkar. To help you make friends with Pushkar before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Bordering the desert in Rajasthan, you will find the beautiful town of Pushkar. It is located on the Pushkar Lake, where many of the locals come to bathe, as it is considered a holy lake. It is beautiful to sit and behold for an afternoon and people watch. There are some great restaurants where you can eat while you do so, just beware scammers and don't let any of the locals give you anything. If you take anything out of their hands they will start praying for you and then charge you money. Politely decline and keep moving on.

Pushkar is also home to some of the cheapest and best shopping in India. If you are looking for a bargain, then here is place to shop. You will find all kinds of scarves, clothes, and jewelry. Bargain hard and don't always believe what the shop keepers tell you -- "silk" is not always silk. Make sure that you know the benchmark of what it is that you should be paying for different things and learn to do do the silk test to identify polyesters and fakes. The best time to go shopping is toward the end of the day, as you will drive harder bargains with the shop keepers.

There are quite a few temples around to visit -- the most popular is the Brahma Temple. They do not let you take anything in here, so when you go visit, leave your stuff locked away at your Pushkar hostel. You will find the other temples located on one of the local maps. The city takes a square kind of route around the main streets, so you should be able to do everything on one singular route in the space of a day.

Hostels in Pushkar and other accommodation should be within walking distance of this main shopping area. Most of the good food and restaurants are within this area too, so check out a map and proximity of your Pushkar hostel to this location before booking.

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FAQ about Pushkar Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Pushkar. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Pushkar. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

Hostelz.com shows all 17 Hostels in Pushkar. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Bunkyard Pushkar is the best hostel in Pushkar for families.
Moustache Pushkar is the best rated hostel in Pushkar for female solo travellers.
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Namaste India Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Pushkar.

It offers: Nightclub.

Your Packing List for Pushkar

Your Packing List for Pushkar

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Pushkar 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 Pushkar, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
17 Total number of hostels
$8 Average dorm price
$4 Cheapest hostel in Pushkar
Namaste India Hostel is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Pushkar
Namaste India Hostel is the best rated
Most Pushkar hostels are located in
Choti Basti
6.7 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Ajmer (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Rajasthan (72 Km / 45 mi.)
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Jodhpur (156 Km / 97 mi.)
Bundi (159 Km / 99 mi.)
Sadri (182 Km / 113 mi.)
Mandawa (184 Km / 114 mi.)

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