Low on budget but love travelling? Step aside, hotels from the days of yore! With crunched timelines and the high costs of hotel bookings, backpackers’ hostels in India are growing to be a very popular concept among young travellers in India. Gone are the days when hostels used to be an alien concept. Travellers these days like the convenience and low cost associated with backpackers hostels.
So first of all what exactly is a backpacker’s hostel?
Reading the above two lines you would have guessed that it is a decent accommodation on minimal budget particularly for people who love to travel. It generally has all basic amenities, bunk beds, community halls etc. In recent times, Wi-Fi or wireless internet has also become a required and popular feature.
These hostels are a microcosm of the global village as you often find travellers from diverse regions, nationalities, beliefs and backgrounds milling about. It is a melting pot of civilizations and hotbed for cultural exchange and sharing travel information, stories and experiences.