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Cheapest month to stay with an average 77% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 66% rise in price.
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When to book a hostel in Kathmandu

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Top tips for finding Kathmandu hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Kathmandu, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Kathmandu in November and July.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Kathmandu if you stay on a Sunday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Thursday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Kathmandu hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Kathmandu

  • What are the best hostels near Boudhanath Temple?

    Boudhanath Temple is a popular area in Kathmandu and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Utpala Hostel or Papaya House for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Boudhanath Temple.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Kathmandu?

    Hostel prices in Kathmandu can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Kathmandu is $9 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $3 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Kathmandu?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Kathmandu is $9 compared to $59 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Kathmandu?

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