Average cost of trip to Madagascar

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Madagascar

Updated Feb. 3, 2021

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Madagascar? You should plan to spend around Ar420,040.96 ($111.87) per day on your trip to Madagascar for one person and Ar539,704.01 ($143.74) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (Ar300,377.91 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (Ar108,962.09 $29.02) and some entertainment (Ar130,364.01 $34.72) for two. Find more about Madagascar travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Madagascar cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Madagascar is around Ar6,535,057.44 ($1,740.49) for one person and around Ar10,546,924.68 ($2,808.97) for a couple including flights. February is the cheapest month to go to Madagascar.

Budget

One Week for Two Ar6,237,365.98 ≈ $1,661.20
Two Weeks for Two Ar8,643,318.89 ≈ $2,301.99

Comfort

One Week for Two Ar10,546,924.68 ≈ $2,808.97
Two Weeks for Two Ar13,915,267.92 ≈ $3,706.07

High-end

One Week for Two Ar15,144,173.08 ≈ $4,033.37
Two Weeks for Two Ar21,446,623.69 ≈ $5,711.90
Madagascar Travel Budget

Madagascar

Currency MGA (Malagasy Ariary)
Exchange Rate 100MGA $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 26 Feb 2021, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Madagascar?

A lot of people want to visit Madagascar 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 Madagascar from

How much does it cost to fly to Madagascar? High season for flights to Madagascar spans from July to August — prepare to pay $1,454.00 and more for your return flight to Madagascar. 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 $849.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Madagascar

How much do hotels charge per night in Madagascar? High season in Madagascar runs from September to December. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $37.00. Low season spans from January to March. You can get a room for a night for as low as $21.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $37.00 per night, but prices can go up to 0% higher during high season.

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Added Type of Accomodation Month of Stay Price Per Night, $
Feb. 3, 2021 AirBnB February $31.67
Jan. 29, 2021 AirBnB January $30.83
Jan. 24, 2021 AirBnB January $37.08
Jan. 19, 2021 AirBnB January $27.17
Jan. 14, 2021 AirBnB January $41.33
Jan. 9, 2021 AirBnB January $35.83
Jan. 4, 2021 AirBnB January $29.33
Dec. 30, 2020 AirBnB December $29.75
Dec. 24, 2020 AirBnB December $40.58
Dec. 16, 2020 AirBnB December $36.25

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Madagascar

How much does food in Madagascar cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Madagascar is Ar0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Madagascar would cost you around Ar18,811.17 ($5.01). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around Ar32,553.46 ($8.67). 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 Madagascar is around Ar1,351.70 ($0.36). A soft drink is around Ar1,952.46 ($0.52) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around Ar4,693.40 ($1.25) when you buy it in a bar.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Madagascar
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink Ar1,952.46 ≈$0.52
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water Ar1,351.70 ≈$0.36
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer Ar4,693.40 ≈$1.25
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two Ar32,553.46 ≈$8.67
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🌯 Street Food Ar18,811.17 ≈$5.01
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April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink Ar1,839.81 $0.49
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer Ar3,792.27 $1.01
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Ar26,996.46 $7.19
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food Ar26,996.46 $7.19
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Ar6,458.13 $1.72
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Ar49,524.81 $13.19
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer Ar6,458.13 $1.72
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink Ar2,140.19 $0.57
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water Ar1,351.70 $0.36
April 20, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink Ar1,839.81 $0.49

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Madagascar

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Madagascar?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Madagascar
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre Ar21,664.76 ≈$5.77
🕺 Night Club
🏄 Experience
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April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre Ar21,777.40 $5.80

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Madagascar

How much does airport transfer cost in Madagascar? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately Ar4,956.24 ($1.32).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Madagascar
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Transfers
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Taxi
🚖 Taxi Ar4,956.24 ≈$1.32
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport Ar488.11 ≈$0.13
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April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi Ar4,956.24 $1.32
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport Ar488.11 $0.13

☀ Weather in Madagascar

The hottest season in Madagascar runs from September to April. The average temperature is around 26 °C. The rainy season is from November to March with average rainfall of 126mm.

🤑 Calculate your Madagascar travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in Madagascar Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Madagascar 1740.5 764 560 101.5 121.5 30.7 162.8