Is Pune Expensive?

Is Pune expensive to visit?

Pune is a fairly affordable travel destination with an average daily cost of $51. Compared to the rest of Asia, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It's ranked in the top 50% of cities in Asia for its travel costs, comparable to places like Chengdu and Lombok.


How expensive is Pune?

Travelers spend an average of $51 per day when visiting Pune (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 Pune here.

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

Based on the travel expenses of others, a weekend trip to Pune costs around $153 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $307.

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

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a one week trip to Pune will cost around $358 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a one week trip would cost $716.

Is it expensive to backpack in Pune?

With more than 20 hostels around town, Pune is a very popular backpacker destination. Hostels usually cost around $9 per night. There's a wide range in prices though, with the cheapest beds costing about $1 and the most expensive rooms costing about $12. (See hostel prices in Pune here.)

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

  • $8 for a dorm bed at Coliwo UN (Viman Nagar)
  • $9 for a dorm bed at The voyage - Cafe Hostel CoWork
  • $9 for a dorm bed at Coliwo Deux (Chandan Nagar)

Are hotels expensive in Pune?

Examining hotel prices in Pune, we can see that they are moderately priced when compared to hotels in other cities. The average cost for a night in a hotel room is approximately $40. The city is equipped with about 9 five-star hotels, boasting an average nightly rate of $106. For travelers aiming for a comfortable yet budget-conscious stay, three-star hotels come in at an average of $36 per night, while two-star hotels offer a more pocket-friendly choice at $27 per night.

Hotels by star rating in Pune
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
5 stars 9 $106
4 stars 19 $57
3 stars 70 $36
2 stars 20 $27
1 star 3 $24

Magarpatta City Hadapsar, Pune
Overall Rating 8.5
FP No. 42B, CST No. 114B, Prabhat Road,Erandwane, Pune
Overall Rating 9.0

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Pune?

In Pune, 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 $17 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is more than the country's average of $10.

    • Pune Food & Snack Tasting Walking Tour: $36
    • Sinhagad Fort Trip (Guided Half Day Sightseeing Tour): $82
    • Private Day Tour to Tajmahal from Mumbai ,Pune ,Chennai with commercial flights: $104
    • Walking Tour of Pune (2 Hours Guided Walk): $13
    • Food Walk Tour Pune (2 Hours Guided Food Tasting Walk): $25
    • Full Day Private City tour of Pune with a licensed Guide: $80
    • Full Day Cultural & Heritage Pune City Tour in Private Vehicle: $64
    • Trails of Pune Full-Day Guided Sightseeing City Tour: $142

    Is food expensive in Pune?

    In Pune, 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 $18 per day on food, which is more than the country's average of $10.

    • Organic Thai cooking class: $68
    • Pune: Traditional Cooking Classes & Dinner with Chef Family: $33
    • Coral Island, Promthep Cape & Sunset Dinner with Power Catamaran: $53
    • Traditional Mangalorean or Maharashtrian cooking class in Pune: $75
    • Pune: Guided Street Food Tour with Cultural Charms of Pune: $22
    • Pune: Traditional Cooking Classes & Dinner with Chef Family: $33

    Is transportation expensive in Pune?

    Local transportation in Pune can vary in price depending on the type of transit used. Generally, other travelers have spent $14 on local transportation per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $7. To save money, take public transit whenever possible, as it will almost always be cheaper than a taxi or private driver.

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