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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News

Reservations are currently OPEN (updated: 13.09.2022) Update: We’re continually monitoring the situation with COVID-19. Our hostel in Varanasi, like always, is being maintained with the highest levels of hygiene and cleanliness for your safety and comfort. Original post: Varanasi went … Read More

Staycation to Nirvana India Siddhnath Ki Dari Waterfall

Staycation to Nirvana

So we’re talking about staycation. I’ll come to that in a bit. We’ll take a little detour first. Read through. Do you think I was born to remain in one spot? Grounded like a tree? I didn’t think so either. … Read More

Advantages of Staying in Hostels Guests Chilling in Common Room

Advantages of Staying in Hostels

Backpackers’ hostels have come a long way from what used to be just places of cheap lodging to save money. Hostels are made for travellers, often by other travellers. Today’s hostels are more synonymous with a lifestyle. Our friends over … Read More

Premium Vegan & Cruelty-free Toiletries at Varanasi Hostel

Vegan and Cruelty-Free Toiletries

Delivering the best of hostelling experience has been our motto since the beginning. We are excited to announce the introduction of cruelty-free vegan toiletries to our amenities’ set. Our private room guests will be provided with a free premium set. … Read More

Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfast & Meals at Varanasi Hostel

Vegetarian/Vegan Breakfast at ITH

Since the very beginning we have considered, reconsidered, and then each time dropped the idea of free buffet-style breakfast. Instead we choose to serve homemade food that is made to order. This ensures that at ITH you always receive high-quality … Read More

Ashish Verma Childhood Photo with His Father Raj Kamal Verma

International Paying Guest House

Where today stands the International Travellers’ Hostel (ITH Cantt), once stood the International ‘Paying Guest House’. ITH, essentially speaking, is a restart of the former paying guest house which existed about 2 decades before its modern successor. The International Paying Guest House belonged … Read More

Tent Camping in Varanasi

Camping in Varanasi

Since starting out as the first of its kind backpackers’ hostel in Varanasi (and possibly all of northern India), our aim has been to offer the best and most diverse range of accommodation options to our guests. We have been … Read More

Varanasi Hostel Superior Double Room at ITH

A Luxurious Hostel Room

Superior Double Room Back in the beginning of the second quarter of 2014 when we planned the first private double room of our hostel, we had our minds set – the room had to be unique and luxurious. The challenge … Read More

Best Hostel, Great Event Location in Varanasi

Best Backpackers’ Hostels in India

We started out small & modest back in January of 2013. ITH was the first independent backpackers hostel in all of northern India. Since then we have made steady progress to become one of the best backpackers hostels in India. Being … Read More

Plastic Pollution

We Say No To Plastic Bottles

International Travellers’ Hostel is dedicated toward ethical business conduct and sustaining our environmental health, apart from setting fair working conditions for our staff. Plastic is a massive environmental hazard. Besides destroying our habitat, it inflicts direct harm to all life on … Read More