Hostels in Dharamsala, India

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Get to know Dharamsala (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Dharamsala is also named and spelled Dharmshala - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Dharamsala here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Dharamsala Hostels

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

A hostel in Dharamsala costs on average $8 for a dorm. A hostel in Dharamsala with private rooms costs on average $50. shows all 17 Hostels in Dharamsala. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 17 hostels in Dharamsala, India. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Dharamsala such as
  • 14 hotels
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This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Dharamsala.

Your Packing List for Dharamsala

Your Packing List for Dharamsala

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Dharamsala and India.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Dharamsala 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 Dharamsala, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
17 Total number of hostels
$8 Average dorm price
$50 Average private room price
$4 Cheapest hostel in Dharamsala
Backpackers Inn is the cheapest
Most Dharamsala hostels are located in
6.9 Average rating of all hostels

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Kangra (15 Km / 10 mi.)
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Bir (40 Km / 25 mi.)
Dalhousie (51 Km / 32 mi.)
Manali (80 Km / 50 mi.)
Naggar (81 Km / 50 mi.)

Travel Tips for Dharamsala - from the Community

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