Average cost of trip to Botswana

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Botswana

Updated Jan. 29, 2021

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Botswana? You should plan to spend around P1,336.00 ($123.04) per day on your trip to Botswana for one person and P1,803.34 ($166.08) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (P868.66 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (P439.76 $40.50) and some entertainment (P494.92 $45.58) for two. Find more about Botswana travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Botswana cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Botswana is around P21,248.34 ($1,956.88) for one person and around P35,199.83 ($3,241.75) for a couple including flights. February is the cheapest month to go to Botswana.

Budget

One Week for Two P20,750.85 ≈ $1,911.06
Two Weeks for Two P28,659.85 ≈ $2,639.45

Comfort

One Week for Two P35,199.83 ≈ $3,241.75
Two Weeks for Two P46,140.78 ≈ $4,249.36

High-end

One Week for Two P50,374.29 ≈ $4,639.25
Two Weeks for Two P71,113.55 ≈ $6,549.24
Botswana Travel Budget

Botswana

Currency P (Pula)
Exchange Rate 100P $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 24 Feb 2021, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Botswana?

A lot of people want to visit Botswana and wonder what the budget would be like. Like with any vacation, the cost depends on where you’re flying from, what kind of accommodations you’re looking for and what you want to see or how you want to spend time. We're colleting all these travel costs from other travellers just like you, so you can make a better estimate of the budget for a trip that matches your own preferences.

✈ Cost of flights to Botswana from

How much does it cost to fly to Botswana? High season for flights to Botswana spans from July to August — prepare to pay $1,158.00 and more for your return flight to Botswana. The period from September to November is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $935.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Botswana

How much do hotels charge per night in Botswana? High season in Botswana runs from August to January. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $61.00. Low season spans from May to May. You can get a room for a night for as low as $33.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $57.44 per night, but prices can go up to 6% higher during high season.

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Added Type of Accomodation Month of Stay Price Per Night, $
Jan. 29, 2021 AirBnB January $59.83
Jan. 19, 2021 AirBnB January $61.33
Jan. 14, 2021 AirBnB January $67.58
Jan. 9, 2021 AirBnB January $60.75
Jan. 4, 2021 AirBnB January $63.83
Dec. 30, 2020 AirBnB December $53.58
Dec. 16, 2020 AirBnB December $55.17
Dec. 11, 2020 AirBnB December $54.08
Dec. 6, 2020 AirBnB December $54.42
Dec. 1, 2020 AirBnB December $65.58

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Botswana

How much does food in Botswana cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Botswana is P0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Botswana would cost you around P82.74 ($7.62). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around P163.85 ($15.09). Lunch in a mid-range cafe or restaurant would cost you something between the two.

How much do drinks cost? A bottle of water in Botswana is around P11.08 ($1.02). A soft drink is around P8.14 ($0.75) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around P14.88 ($1.37) when you buy it in a bar. Alcoholic cocktails in bars and night clubs are P38.98 ($3.59) per cocktail.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Botswana
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink P8.14 ≈$0.75
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water P11.08 ≈$1.02
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer P14.88 ≈$1.37
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🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail P38.98 ≈$3.59
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two P163.85 ≈$15.09
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🌯 Street Food P82.74 ≈$7.62
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April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink P5.86 $0.54
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer P14.77 $1.36
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two P103.15 $9.50
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food P103.15 $9.50
April 23, 2020 🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail P39.00 $3.59
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water P13.00 $1.20
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two P177.00 $16.30
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two P88.49 $8.15
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two P353.76 $32.58
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer P17.70 $1.63

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Botswana

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Botswana?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Botswana
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre P269.07 ≈$24.78
🕺 Night Club
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April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre P371.00 $34.17
April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre P66.34 $6.11
April 20, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre P371.00 $34.17

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Botswana

How much does airport transfer cost in Botswana? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately P39.42 ($3.63).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Botswana
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Transfers
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Taxi
🚖 Taxi P39.42 ≈$3.63
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport P20.41 ≈$1.88
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April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport P9.60 $0.88
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi P48.00 $4.42
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi P22.15 $2.04
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport P3.58 $0.33
April 20, 2020 🚉 Public Transport P48.00 $4.42
April 20, 2020 🚖 Taxi P48.00 $4.42

☀ Weather in Botswana

The hottest season in Botswana runs from October to March. The average temperature is around 33 °C. The rainy season is from November to February with average rainfall of 54mm.

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Destination in Botswana Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Botswana 1956.9 876 560 141.8 159.6 39.4 180.2