A Travel Price Comparison for India Pushkar vs. Hyderabad for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Pushkar or Hyderabad?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Which city is more affordable and which is best for your travel style? If you're trying to figure out where to go next, comparing the travel costs between Pushkar and Hyderabad can help you decide which place is right for you.

Where Should I go: Pushkar or Hyderabad?


Pushkar is a city located in the state of Rajasthan, India. The city is considered a holy one; it's famous for its Brahma temple. It is also known for its ghats, its lake, and bazaar. Brahma is one part of the holy Hindu trinity and is known sit on a lotus flower (which is what 'Pushkar' translates to). In Hindu religion, Brahma is believed to be the creator of this world and Pushkar is the most important temple.


Hyderabad, located in Southern India, is the capital of the state of Telangana. It is a city rich with history and tradition as well as booming in the technology industry, hosting the India headquarters for both Microsoft and Google. In addition to many upscale restaurants and shops, Hyderabad is also home to important historic sites and beautiful landmarks.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Sightseeing Tours in India, The Best Cultural Tours in India, The Best Food and Culinary Tours in India, and The Best Photography Tours in India.

Which place is cheaper, Hyderabad or Pushkar?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Pushkar is $28, while the average daily cost in Hyderabad is $50. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Pushkar and Hyderabad in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Pushkar $12
    Hyderabad $21
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Pushkar $24
    Hyderabad $42
Compare Hotels in Pushkar and Hyderabad

Looking for a hotel in Pushkar or Hyderabad? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Pushkar

Hotels in Hyderabad

Kayak helps you find the best prices for hotels, flights, and rental cars for destinations around the world. Compare prices for multiple destinations when planning your next trip.

Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Pushkar Hotel Prices and Hyderabad Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Pushkar $4.95
    Hyderabad $13

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Pushkar

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Pushkar:

  • Private One Way Transfer From Pushkar To Ranthambore In AC Vehicle: $117
  • Private One Way Transfer From Pushkar To Udaipur In AC Vehicle: $112
  • Private One Way Transfer From Pushkar To Agra In AC Vehicle: $112
  • Private One Way Transfer From Pushkar To New Delhi In AC Vehicle: $112
  • Private One Way Transfer From Pushkar To Mount Abu In AC Vehicle: $112
  • From Pushkar : Private Transfer To Jaisalmer: $80
  • Private One Way Transfer From Pushkar To Jodhpur In AC Vehicle: $71
  • From Pushkar : Private Transfer To Ranthambore: $70
  • Private Transfer From Jaipur To Jodhpur Via Pushkar: $66
  • From Jaipur : Private Pushkar Transfer in AC Car: $66
  • From Pushkar : Private Transfer To Udaipur: $65
  • Private Transfers Pushkar To New Delhi Drop: $61

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Hyderabad

Also for Hyderabad, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Hyderabad Airport Transfer: $16
  • Mumbai/Goa/Kochi/Bangalore - Private One-Way Transfer: $24
  • Downtown hotels to Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Airport (HYD) - Departure Transfer: $39
  • Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Airport(HYD) to Downtown hotels- Arrival Private Transfer: $39
  • US$ 40 Safe Transfer Airport To City Hotels In A Private Car Upto 3pax: $43
  • Downtown to Hyderabad Airport (HYD) - Departure Private Transfer: $43
  • Private Transfer from Rajiv Gandhi (HYD) Airport to Hyderabad: $62
  • Private Transfer from Hyderabad to Rajiv Gandhi (HYD) Airport: $62
  • Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Airport (HYD) to Downtown hotels - Round-Trip Transfer: $78
  • Private Transfer Round Trip Downtown to Hyderabad Airport: $87
  • 6-hours Golconda Fort & Qutub Shahi Tombs Tour with transfer: $97
  • Full Day Ramoji Film City Tour with Lunch and Transfers: $115

Is it cheaper to fly into Pushkar or Hyderabad?

Prices for flights to both Hyderabad and Pushkar change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.

  • Food Meals for one day
    Pushkar $10
    Hyderabad $18
Typical Food Prices in Pushkar

Some typical examples of dining costs in Pushkar are as follows:

  • Lunch

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Hyderabad

For Hyderabad, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Hyderabad Evening Tour with Boat Ride, Laser Show & Dinner: $97
  • Private Half Day Tour: Dinner cruise, Old city shopping ride & Laser show: $175
  • Cooking Demonstration of Ethnic Hyderabadi Cuisine at Private Residence (Dinner): $201

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Pushkar $8.22
    Hyderabad $16

Tours and Activities in Pushkar

Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Pushkar are as follows:

  • 10 Days Rajasthan Heritage and Culture Tour: $1,709
  • 2 hours Sunset Camel Safari Adventure In Pushkar: $47
  • 2 hours Sunset Camel Safari Adventure In Pushkar: $36
  • 4 Days Jaipur Jodhpur Tour with Pushkar: $390
  • 7 - Days Tour of Udaipur, Chittaurgarh, Pushkar and Jaipur: $264
  • 7 - Days Tour of Udaipur, Chittaurgarh, Pushkar and Jaipur: $348
  • 7-Days Golden Triangle Tour With Tiger & Leopard Safari: $661
  • Afternoon Walk Tour with Sunset & Fire Ritual -The Pushkar Route : $7.00
  • Afternoon Walking tour with Sunset & Arti -The Pushkar Route: $7.20
  • Amazing 3 Nights 4 Days Jaipur with Ajmer Pushkar Tour: $624
  • City Walking Tour-THE Pushkar Route: $6.76
  • Cultural Walk of Pushkar (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour): $13

Tours and Activities in Hyderabad

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Hyderabad.

  • Charminar Skip the line Entry Ticket: $11
  • Night Walk Hyderabad (2 Hour Guided Walking Tour): $14
  • Heritage & Cultural Walk of Hyderabad (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour): $14
  • Spiritual Trails of Hyderabad (2 Hours Guided Temples Tour): $17
  • Night Walk Hyderabad (2 Hour Guided Walking Tour): $17
  • Heritage & Cultural Walk of Hyderabad (2 Hours Guided Tour): $17
  • Heritage Walking Tour of Old City and Charminar: $45
  • Private Half-Day Tour of Hyderabad Including Sound & Light Show: $48
  • Hussain Sagar Lake Private Walking Tour in Hyderabad : $49
  • Full-Day Private Guided Tour of Hyderabad: $52
  • Golconda Fort & Hyderabad City Tour: $53
  • Hyderabads Grand Heritage City Tour: $53

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Pushkar $6.68
    Hyderabad $11

When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Pushkar and Hyderabad, we can see that Hyderabad is more expensive. And not only is Pushkar much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Pushkar would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Pushkar and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Hyderabad would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Hyderabad than you might in Pushkar.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Pushkar Expensive? and Is Hyderabad Expensive?.

Which is Bigger, Pushkar or Hyderabad?

Hyderabad has a larger population, and is about 220 times larger than the population of Pushkar. When comparing the sizes of Pushkar and Hyderabad, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.

Related Articles for Hyderabad