Average cost of trip to Kenya
Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in KenyaUpdated Feb. 3, 2021
How much money are you going to need for your trip to Kenya? You should plan to spend around Ksh54,976.30 ($500.83) per day on your trip to Kenya for one person and Ksh101,170.97 ($921.66) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (Ksh8,781.63 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (Ksh88,573.72 $806.90) and some entertainment (Ksh3,815.62 $34.76) for two. Find more about Kenya travel budget in 2020 below.
How much will a one-week trip to Kenya cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Kenya is around Ksh545,878.56 ($4,972.91) for one person and around Ksh1,017,992.00 ($9,273.83) for a couple including flights. September is the cheapest month to go to Kenya.
💰 Is it expensive to visit Kenya?
A lot of people want to visit Kenya 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 Kenya from
How much does it cost to fly to Kenya? High season for flights to Kenya spans from July to August — prepare to pay $915.00 and more for your return flight to Kenya. The period from January to June is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $698.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!
🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Kenya
How much do hotels charge per night in Kenya? High season in Kenya runs from September to October. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $44.00. Low season spans from June to August. You can get a room for a night for as low as $14.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.
AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $30.80 per night, but prices can go up to 42% higher during high season.
|Added||Type of Accomodation||Month of Stay||Price Per Night, $|
|Feb. 3, 2021||AirBnB||February||$27.25|
|Jan. 29, 2021||AirBnB||January||$27.83|
|Jan. 24, 2021||AirBnB||January||$30.42|
|Jan. 19, 2021||AirBnB||January||$25.33|
|Jan. 14, 2021||AirBnB||January||$24.17|
|Jan. 9, 2021||AirBnB||January||$21.67|
|Jan. 4, 2021||AirBnB||January||$28.75|
|Dec. 30, 2020||AirBnB||December||$31.25|
|Dec. 24, 2020||AirBnB||December||$27.50|
|Dec. 16, 2020||AirBnB||December||$25.17|
🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Kenya
How much does food in Kenya cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Kenya is Ksh0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Kenya would cost you around Ksh23,637.95 ($215.34). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around Ksh825.47 ($7.52). 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 Kenya is around Ksh148.19 ($1.35). A soft drink is around Ksh54.89 ($0.50) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around Ksh151.48 ($1.38) when you buy it in a bar. Alcoholic cocktails in bars and night clubs are Ksh322.72 ($2.94) per cocktail.
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🥤 Soft Drink||Ksh54.89 ≈$0.50|
|💧 Bottle of Water||Ksh148.19 ≈$1.35|
|🥤 Soft Drink||—|
|🍺 Beer||Ksh151.48 ≈$1.38|
|🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||Ksh322.72 ≈$2.94|
|🍽 Dinner for Two||Ksh825.47 ≈$7.52|
|🌯 Street Food||Ksh23,637.95 ≈$215.34|
|🍿 Local Snack||—|
|April 23, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||Ksh51.59 $0.47|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||Ksh153.68 $1.40|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||Ksh767.29 $6.99|
|April 23, 2020||🌯 Street Food||Ksh767.29 $6.99|
|April 23, 2020||🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||Ksh325.00 $2.96|
|April 23, 2020||💧 Bottle of Water||Ksh197.00 $1.79|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||Ksh650.00 $5.92|
|April 23, 2020||🌯 Street Food||Ksh35,675.37 $325.00|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||Ksh197.00 $1.79|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||Ksh512.63 $4.67|
🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Kenya
What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Kenya?
|🏰 Group Tour||—|
|🤹 Show or Theatre||Ksh638.86 ≈$5.82|
|🕺 Night Club||—|
|Added||Type of Entertainment of Activity||Price, KES|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||Ksh470.00 $4.28|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||Ksh821.08 $7.48|
|April 20, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||Ksh470.00 $4.28|
🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Kenya
How much does airport transfer cost in Kenya? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately Ksh334.80 ($3.05).
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🚍 Airport Transfer||—|
|🚖 Taxi||Ksh334.80 ≈$3.05|
|🚉 Public Transport||Ksh273.33 ≈$2.49|
|🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||—|
|🏍 Motorbike Rental, per day||—|
|Added||Type of Transport||Price, KES|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||Ksh94.00 $0.86|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||Ksh470.00 $4.28|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||Ksh205.27 $1.87|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||Ksh82.33 $0.75|
|April 20, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||Ksh470.00 $4.28|
|April 20, 2020||🚖 Taxi||Ksh470.00 $4.28|
☀ Weather in Kenya
The hottest season in Kenya runs from January to April. The average temperature is around 28 °C. The rainy season is from October to December with average rainfall of 90mm.
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