Hostels in Gangtok, India

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

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FAQ about Gangtok Hostels

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

A hostel in Gangtok costs on average $9 for a dorm. A hostel in Gangtok with private rooms costs on average $24. shows all 6 Hostels in Gangtok. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 6 hostels in Gangtok, India. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Gangtok such as
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Backpackers Den Gangtok is the best rated hostel for partying in Gangtok.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Gangtok

Your Packing List for Gangtok

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Gangtok 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

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.
6 Total number of hostels
$9 Average dorm price
$24 Average private room price
$8 Cheapest hostel in Gangtok
Backpackers Abode is the cheapest
3 Party hostels in Gangtok
Backpackers Den Gangtok is the best rated
5.3 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Kalimpong (32 Km / 20 mi.)
Darjeeling (47 Km / 29 mi.)

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