Is Mysore Expensive?

Is Mysore expensive to visit?

Mysore is known as both a well-liked and very budget-friendly destination. With a daily average travel cost of $34, it's generally not considered to be expensive at all. When compared to the rest of Asia, it is a reasonably affordable destination. It ranks in the top 25% of cities in Asia for its affordability. Its prices are comparable with places such as Pondicherry and Darjiling.


How expensive is Mysore?

Travelers spend an average of $34 per day when visiting Mysore (U.S. Dollars). This is according to our calculations which come from the expenses of previous visitors. While this is an average cost, prices can vary by travel style, the length of your trip, and other factors. You can stay fairly close to this average if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and take public transportation when possible. See more travel costs for Mysore here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Mysore?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a weekend trip to Mysore costs around $102 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $204.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Mysore?

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a one week trip to Mysore will cost around $238 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a one week trip would cost $476.

Is it expensive to backpack in Mysore?

With more than 8 hostels around town, Mysore is a fairly popular backpacker destination. Hostels usually cost an average of $6 per night. There's a wide range in prices here, as the cheapest beds cost around $5. The most expensive dorm beds will cost more than $10 at times, too. (See hostel prices in Mysore here.)

Here are a few sample prices from popular hostels in Mysore.

  • $5 for a dorm bed at Zostel Mysore
  • $6 for a dorm bed at Roambay Hostels
  • $7 for a dorm bed at Rahee Bi Roambay

Are hotels expensive in Mysore?

When we look at our analysis of hotel prices in Mysore, we find them to be very economical in comparison to the rest of the world. The average nightly cost for a hotel room here is approximately $27. The area boasts about 1 five-star hotels with an average rate of $64 per night. For those seeking a balance between comfort and affordability, three-star hotels offer an average rate of $26 per night, while two-star hotels provide an even more budget-friendly option at $18 per night.

Hotels by star rating in Mysore
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
5 stars 1 $64
4 stars 7 $53
3 stars 26 $26
2 stars 18 $18
1 star 1 $15

2723 Near Hardinge Circle B N Road Mysore 570001 India, Mysore
Overall Rating 8.8
Guest House Road, Nazarabad, Mysore
Overall Rating 8.5

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Mysore?

In Mysore, the cost of activities and things to do can vary by the type of activity, its length, and the location. To provide an estimate of what to expect during your visit, below are several popular activities that are common in the area. On average, previous travelers have spent around $9 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is less than the country's average of $10.

    • 6-Hours Mysuru Cultural Tour with Guide and Transportation: $95
    • Private Custom Tour: Mysore Sightseeing with Guide: $86
    • Day Trip to Brindavan Gardens & Srirangapatna (Guided Sightseeing Tour by Car): $134
    • Bangalore - Full day private excursion tour to Mysore with lunch : $140
    • Mysore Night Walk (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour): $30
    • Best of Mysore (Guided Full Day City Sightseeing Tour by Car): $133
    • Vibrant Markets of Mysore (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour): $13
    • Mysore Private Tour: $35

    Is food expensive in Mysore?

    In Mysore, the cost of food can vary by the type of restaurant and food options available. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible. On average, previous travelers have spent around $12 per day on food, which is more than the country's average of $10.

    Is transportation expensive in Mysore?

    Exploring local transportation in Mysore shows that the price can vary greatly by the type of transportation used. On average, previous travelers have spent $8 per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $7. If you want to save money, use public transit as it's much cheaper than taxis or private drivers.

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