Average cost of trip to Botswana
Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in BotswanaUpdated March 26, 2021
How much money are you going to need for your trip to Botswana? You should plan to spend around P1,473.29 ($120.78) per day on your trip to Botswana for one person and P1,970.73 ($161.56) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (P975.85 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (P453.53 $37.18) and some entertainment (P541.35 $44.38) 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 P22,271.31 ($1,825.79) for one person and around P36,345.42 ($2,979.58) for a couple including flights. February is the cheapest month to go to Botswana.
💰 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 $1,024.00 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 $827.00 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 $62.00. Low season spans from May to May. You can get a room for a night for as low as $29.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.
AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $57.70 per night, but prices can go up to 7% higher during high season.
|Added||Type of Accomodation||Month of Stay||Price Per Night, $|
|March 26, 2021||AirBnB||March||$62.17|
|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|
🍲 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 P82.34 ($6.75). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around P179.68 ($14.73). 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 P11.47 ($0.94). A soft drink is around P9.27 ($0.76) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around P16.96 ($1.39) when you buy it in a bar. Alcoholic cocktails in bars and night clubs are P39.64 ($3.25) per cocktail.
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🥤 Soft Drink||P9.27 ≈$0.76|
|💧 Bottle of Water||P11.47 ≈$0.94|
|🥤 Soft Drink||—|
|🍺 Beer||P16.96 ≈$1.39|
|🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||P39.64 ≈$3.25|
|🍽 Dinner for Two||P179.68 ≈$14.73|
|🌯 Street Food||P82.34 ≈$6.75|
|🍿 Local Snack||—|
|April 23, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||P6.59 $0.54|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||P16.59 $1.36|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||P115.88 $9.50|
|April 23, 2020||🌯 Street Food||P115.88 $9.50|
|April 23, 2020||🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||P39.00 $3.20|
|April 23, 2020||💧 Bottle of Water||P13.00 $1.07|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||P177.00 $14.51|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||P99.42 $8.15|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||P397.42 $32.58|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||P19.88 $1.63|
🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Botswana
What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Botswana?
|🏰 Group Tour||—|
|🤹 Show or Theatre||P276.29 ≈$22.65|
|🕺 Night Club||—|
|Added||Type of Entertainment of Activity||Price, BWP|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||P371.00 $30.41|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||P74.53 $6.11|
|April 20, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||P371.00 $30.41|
🚌 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 P40.99 ($3.36).
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🚍 Airport Transfer||—|
|🚖 Taxi||P40.99 ≈$3.36|
|🚉 Public Transport||P20.86 ≈$1.71|
|🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||—|
|🏍 Motorbike Rental, per day||—|
|Added||Type of Transport||Price, BWP|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||P9.60 $0.79|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||P48.00 $3.94|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||P24.88 $2.04|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||P4.03 $0.33|
|April 20, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||P48.00 $3.94|
|April 20, 2020||🚖 Taxi||P48.00 $3.94|
☀ 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.