All Hostels in Dharamsala

Welcome to your detailed guide for Dharamsala hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Dharamsala, Índia. Compare prices for Dharamsala hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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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.

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Cheapest hostel in Dharamsala


(The Bunker - McLeod Ganj is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Dharamsala

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Hostels in Dharamsala for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Dharamsala for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Dharamsala? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Dharamsala alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Dharamsala. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

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.

Other Nearby Cities
McLeod Ganj McLeod Ganj (2 Km / 1 mi.)
Kangra Kangra (15 Km / 10 mi.)
Bir Bir (40 Km / 25 mi.)
Dalhousie Dalhousie (51 Km / 32 mi.)
Naggar Naggar (81 Km / 50 mi.)
Manali Manali (80 Km / 50 mi.)
Malana Malana (90 Km / 56 mi.)

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?

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    Travel Tips for Dharamsala - from the Community

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    Your Packing List for Dharamsala

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

    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:

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

    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.

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    Your Packing List for Dharamsala