Average cost of trip to Malawi
Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in MalawiUpdated Feb. 3, 2021
How much money are you going to need for your trip to Malawi? You should plan to spend around MK123,664.28 ($120.48) per day on your trip to Malawi for one person and MK165,214.17 ($160.96) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (MK82,114.40 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (MK47,667.41 $46.44) and some entertainment (MK35,432.36 $34.52) for two. Find more about Malawi travel budget in 2020 below.
How much will a one-week trip to Malawi cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Malawi is around MK1,847,663.25 ($1,800.09) for one person and around MK3,005,560.22 ($2,928.17) for a couple including flights. May is the cheapest month to go to Malawi.
💰 Is it expensive to visit Malawi?
A lot of people want to visit Malawi 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 Malawi from
How much does it cost to fly to Malawi? High season for flights to Malawi spans from July to August — prepare to pay $1,080.00 and more for your return flight to Malawi. 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 $708.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!
🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Malawi
How much do hotels charge per night in Malawi? High season in Malawi runs from July to November. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $35.00. Low season spans from May to June. 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 $33.27 per night, but prices can go up to 5% higher during high season.
|Added||Type of Accomodation||Month of Stay||Price Per Night, $|
|Feb. 3, 2021||AirBnB||February||$38.33|
|Jan. 29, 2021||AirBnB||January||$36.75|
|Jan. 19, 2021||AirBnB||January||$29.00|
|Jan. 14, 2021||AirBnB||January||$34.50|
|Jan. 9, 2021||AirBnB||January||$29.75|
|Dec. 24, 2020||AirBnB||December||$28.58|
|Dec. 16, 2020||AirBnB||December||$28.83|
|Dec. 11, 2020||AirBnB||December||$28.08|
|Dec. 6, 2020||AirBnB||December||$27.17|
|Dec. 1, 2020||AirBnB||December||$35.00|
🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Malawi
How much does food in Malawi cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Malawi is MK0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Malawi would cost you around MK9,710.03 ($9.46). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around MK12,347.95 ($12.03). 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 Malawi is around MK954.58 ($0.93). A soft drink is around MK780.09 ($0.76) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around MK1,785.99 ($1.74) when you buy it in a bar.
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🥤 Soft Drink||MK780.09 ≈$0.76|
|💧 Bottle of Water||MK954.58 ≈$0.93|
|🥤 Soft Drink||—|
|🍺 Beer||MK1,785.99 ≈$1.74|
|🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||—|
|🍽 Dinner for Two||MK12,347.95 ≈$12.03|
|🌯 Street Food||MK9,710.03 ≈$9.46|
|🍿 Local Snack||—|
|April 23, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||MK790.35 $0.77|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||MK1,981.01 $1.93|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||MK13,856.80 $13.50|
|April 23, 2020||🌯 Street Food||MK13,856.80 $13.50|
|April 23, 2020||💧 Bottle of Water||MK956.00 $0.93|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||MK956.00 $0.93|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||MK5,542.72 $5.40|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||MK41,580.68 $40.51|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||MK1,385.68 $1.35|
|April 23, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||MK749.29 $0.73|
🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Malawi
What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Malawi?
|🏰 Group Tour||—|
|🤹 Show or Theatre||MK5,542.72 ≈$5.40|
|🕺 Night Club||—|
|Added||Type of Entertainment of Activity||Price, MWK|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||MK5,542.72 $5.40|
🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Malawi
How much does airport transfer cost in Malawi? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately MK892.99 ($0.87).
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🚍 Airport Transfer||—|
|🚖 Taxi||MK892.99 ≈$0.87|
|🚉 Public Transport||MK697.97 ≈$0.68|
|🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||—|
|🏍 Motorbike Rental, per day||—|
|Added||Type of Transport||Price, MWK|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||MK892.99 $0.87|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||MK697.97 $0.68|
☀ Weather in Malawi
The hottest season in Malawi runs from October to April. The average temperature is around 29 °C. The rainy season is from November to March with average rainfall of 95mm.