Average cost of trip to Lesotho

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Lesotho

Updated Feb. 3, 2021

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Lesotho? You should plan to spend around M1,712.61 ($116.82) per day on your trip to Lesotho for one person and M2,252.41 ($153.64) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (M1,172.82 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (M526.30 $35.90) and some entertainment (M553.28 $37.74) for two. Find more about Lesotho travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Lesotho cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Lesotho is around M35,543.70 ($2,424.49) for one person and around M61,235.73 ($4,176.98) for a couple including flights. October is the cheapest month to go to Lesotho.

Budget

One Week for Two M35,492.18 ≈ $2,420.97
Two Weeks for Two M46,498.96 ≈ $3,171.76

Comfort

One Week for Two M61,235.73 ≈ $4,176.98
Two Weeks for Two M75,903.82 ≈ $5,177.51

High-end

One Week for Two M87,207.77 ≈ $5,948.57
Two Weeks for Two M117,910.77 ≈ $8,042.87
Lesotho Travel Budget

Lesotho

Currency LSL (Loti)
Exchange Rate 100LSL $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 12 Feb 2021, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Lesotho?

A lot of people want to visit Lesotho 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 Lesotho from

How much does it cost to fly to Lesotho? High season for flights to Lesotho spans from June to August — prepare to pay $1,276.00 and more for your return flight to Lesotho. The period from May to May is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $1,056.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Lesotho

How much do hotels charge per night in Lesotho? High season in Lesotho runs from June to February. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $42.00. Low season spans from March to May. You can get a room for a night for as low as $18.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $39.36 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, $
Feb. 3, 2021 AirBnB February $39.00
Jan. 29, 2021 AirBnB January $38.25
Jan. 24, 2021 AirBnB January $36.50
Jan. 19, 2021 AirBnB January $34.00
Jan. 14, 2021 AirBnB January $40.17
Jan. 9, 2021 AirBnB January $37.00
Jan. 4, 2021 AirBnB January $39.42
Dec. 30, 2020 AirBnB December $40.33
Dec. 16, 2020 AirBnB December $38.50
Dec. 11, 2020 AirBnB December $35.42

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Lesotho

How much does food in Lesotho cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Lesotho is M0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Lesotho would cost you around M91.33 ($6.23). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around M248.64 ($16.96). 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 Lesotho is around M7.62 ($0.52). A soft drink is around M8.94 ($0.61) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around M18.18 ($1.24) when you buy it in a bar. Alcoholic cocktails in bars and night clubs are M30.79 ($2.10) per cocktail.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Lesotho
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink M8.94 ≈$0.61
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water M7.62 ≈$0.52
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer M18.18 ≈$1.24
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🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail M30.79 ≈$2.10
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two M248.64 ≈$16.96
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🌯 Street Food M91.33 ≈$6.23
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Latest inputs for food and drinks prices in Lesotho
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April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink M7.48 $0.51
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer M18.47 $1.26
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two M129.74 $8.85
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food M129.74 $8.85
April 23, 2020 🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail M31.50 $2.15
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two M417.00 $28.44
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two M48.38 $3.30
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two M347.89 $23.73
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer M17.45 $1.19
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink M11.73 $0.80

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Lesotho

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Lesotho?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Lesotho
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre M162.14 ≈$11.06
🕺 Night Club
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Added Type of Entertainment of Activity Price, LSL
April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre M223.00 $15.21
April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre M50.28 $3.43
April 20, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre M223.00 $15.21

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Lesotho

How much does airport transfer cost in Lesotho? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately M74.03 ($5.05).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Lesotho
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Transfers
🚍 Airport Transfer
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Taxi
🚖 Taxi M74.03 ≈$5.05
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport M59.08 ≈$4.03
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Latest inputs for transportation prices in Lesotho
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April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport M29.20 $1.99
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi M146.00 $9.96
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi M5.57 $0.38
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport M6.16 $0.42
April 20, 2020 🚉 Public Transport M146.00 $9.96
April 20, 2020 🚖 Taxi M146.00 $9.96

☀ Weather in Lesotho

The hottest season in Lesotho runs from October to March. The average temperature is around 29 °C. The rainy season is from November to February with average rainfall of 51mm.

🤑 Calculate your Lesotho travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in Lesotho Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Lesotho 2424.5 1383 560 125.6 132.1 50.2 173.6