Average cost of trip to Mali

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Mali

Updated April 23, 2020

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Mali? You should plan to spend around FCFA67,194.08 ($107.83) per day on your trip to Mali for one person and FCFA87,028.89 ($139.66) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (FCFA47,359.27 $76.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (FCFA19,591.78 $31.44) and some entertainment (FCFA20,077.84 $32.22) for two. Find more about Mali travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Mali cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Mali is around FCFA1,099,040.36 ($1,763.69) for one person and around FCFA1,800,265.36 ($2,888.98) for a couple including flights. November is the cheapest month to go to Mali.

Budget

One Week for Two FCFA1,060,319.61 ≈ $1,701.55
Two Weeks for Two FCFA1,453,221.63 ≈ $2,332.06

Comfort

One Week for Two FCFA1,800,265.36 ≈ $2,888.98
Two Weeks for Two FCFA2,345,380.50 ≈ $3,763.76

High-end

One Week for Two FCFA2,580,043.80 ≈ $4,140.34
Two Weeks for Two FCFA3,619,893.17 ≈ $5,809.04
Mali Travel Budget

Mali

Currency XAF (CFA Franc)
Exchange Rate 100XAF $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 18 May 2022, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Mali?

A lot of people want to visit Mali 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 Mali from

How much does it cost to fly to Mali? High season for flights to Mali spans from June to August — prepare to pay $905.00 and more for your return flight to Mali. The period from January 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 $818.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Mali

How much do hotels charge per night in Mali? High season in Mali runs from April to October. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $112.00. Low season spans from January to March. You can get a room for a night for as low as $0.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

3*, 4* Hotels. Double rooms in 3*, 4* Hotels cost around $112.43 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, $
April 17, 2020 3*, 4* Hotels April £56.00
April 17, 2020 3*, 4* Hotels May £61.00
April 17, 2020 3*, 4* Hotels June £90.00
April 17, 2020 3*, 4* Hotels July £129.00
April 17, 2020 3*, 4* Hotels August £105.00
April 17, 2020 3*, 4* Hotels September £102.00
April 17, 2020 3*, 4* Hotels October £89.00

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Mali

How much does food in Mali cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Mali is FCFA0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around FCFA10,792.93 ($17.32). 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 Mali is around FCFA716.62 ($1.15). A soft drink is around FCFA616.92 ($0.99) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around FCFA1,090.51 ($1.75) when you buy it in a bar. Alcoholic cocktails in bars and night clubs are FCFA442.44 ($0.71) per cocktail.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Mali
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink FCFA616.92 ≈$0.99
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water FCFA716.62 ≈$1.15
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer FCFA1,090.51 ≈$1.75
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🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail FCFA442.44 ≈$0.71
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two FCFA10,792.93 ≈$17.32
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Added Type Price, XAF
April 23, 2020 🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail FCFA426.00 $0.68
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water FCFA852.00 $1.37
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two FCFA852.00 $1.37
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two FCFA2,149.86 $3.45
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two FCFA38,535.49 $61.84
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer FCFA1,071.82 $1.72
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink FCFA604.45 $0.97
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water FCFA423.74 $0.68
April 20, 2020 🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail FCFA421.69 $0.68
April 20, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water FCFA843.39 $1.35

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Mali

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Mali?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Mali
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre FCFA853.71 ≈$1.37
🕺 Night Club
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Added Type of Entertainment of Activity Price, XAF
April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre FCFA852.00 $1.37
April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre FCFA2,760.55 $4.43
April 20, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre FCFA843.39 $1.35

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Mali

How much does airport transfer cost in Mali? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately FCFA897.33 ($1.44).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Mali
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Transfers
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Taxi
🚖 Taxi FCFA897.33 ≈$1.44
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport FCFA510.98 ≈$0.82
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🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day
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Added Type of Transport Price, XAF
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport FCFA170.40 $0.27
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi FCFA852.00 $1.37
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi FCFA947.19 $1.52
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport FCFA1,246.30 $2.00
April 20, 2020 🚉 Public Transport FCFA843.39 $1.35
April 20, 2020 🚖 Taxi FCFA843.39 $1.35

🤑 Calculate your Mali travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in Mali Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Mali 1763.7 817 532 110.1 112.7 34.1 157.8

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