Average cost of trip to Gambia

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Gambia

Updated Feb. 3, 2021

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Gambia? You should plan to spend around D6,509.85 ($109.28) per day on your trip to Gambia for one person and D8,254.07 ($138.56) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (D4,765.63 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (D1,105.63 $18.56) and some entertainment (D2,382.82 $40.00) for two. Find more about Gambia travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Gambia cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Gambia is around D90,911.90 ($1,526.13) for one person and around D141,792.15 ($2,380.25) for a couple including flights. March is the cheapest month to go to Gambia.


One Week for Two D84,767.63 ≈ $1,422.98
Two Weeks for Two D118,664.01 ≈ $1,992.00


One Week for Two D141,792.15 ≈ $2,380.25
Two Weeks for Two D189,886.26 ≈ $3,187.59


One Week for Two D204,513.76 ≈ $3,433.14
Two Weeks for Two D291,632.33 ≈ $4,895.59
Gambia Travel Budget


Currency GMD (Dalasi)
Exchange Rate 100GMD $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 04 Jun 2023, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Gambia?

A lot of people want to visit Gambia 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 Gambia from

How much does it cost to fly to Gambia? High season for flights to Gambia spans from July to September — prepare to pay $737.00 and more for your return flight to Gambia. The period from January to March is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $428.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Gambia

How much do hotels charge per night in Gambia? High season in Gambia runs from June to October. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $35.00. Low season spans from November to May. You can get a room for a night for as low as $19.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $28.36 per night, but prices can go up to 23% higher during high season.

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Feb. 3, 2021 AirBnB February $22.67
Jan. 29, 2021 AirBnB January $25.00
Jan. 24, 2021 AirBnB January $25.33
Jan. 14, 2021 AirBnB January $23.42
Jan. 9, 2021 AirBnB January $22.08
Jan. 4, 2021 AirBnB January $28.17
Dec. 30, 2020 AirBnB December $24.17
Dec. 24, 2020 AirBnB December $25.00
Dec. 16, 2020 AirBnB December $21.17
Dec. 6, 2020 AirBnB December $21.58

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Gambia

How much does food in Gambia cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Gambia is D0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Gambia would cost you around D124.50 ($2.09). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around D590.94 ($9.92). 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 Gambia is around D20.85 ($0.35). A soft drink is around D17.87 ($0.30) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around D60.76 ($1.02) when you buy it in a bar.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Gambia
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink D17.87 ≈$0.30
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water D20.85 ≈$0.35
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer D60.76 ≈$1.02
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🍽 Dinner for Two D590.94 ≈$9.92
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🌯 Street Food D124.50 ≈$2.09
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April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink D17.87 $0.30
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer D44.68 $0.75
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two D311.55 $5.23
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food D311.55 $5.23
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two D58.38 $0.98
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two D1,401.69 $23.53
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer D93.53 $1.57
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink D46.46 $0.78
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water D20.25 $0.34
April 20, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink D17.87 $0.30

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Gambia

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Gambia?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Gambia
Type Average Price
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🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Gambia

How much does airport transfer cost in Gambia? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately D22.04 ($0.37).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Gambia
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🚍 Airport Transfer
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🚖 Taxi D22.04 ≈$0.37
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport D11.32 ≈$0.19
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April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi D23.23 $0.39
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport D10.72 $0.18

☀ Weather in Gambia

The hottest season in Gambia runs from May to November. The average temperature is around 33 °C. The rainy season is from July to October with average rainfall of 108mm.

🤑 Calculate your Gambia travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in Gambia Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Gambia 1526.1 571 560 65.0 140 31.0 159.2