Average cost of trip to Senegal

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Senegal

Updated Jan. 29, 2021

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Senegal? You should plan to spend around CFA160,697.18 ($289.30) per day on your trip to Senegal for one person and CFA276,956.84 ($498.60) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (CFA44,437.52 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (CFA214,722.10 $386.56) and some entertainment (CFA17,797.23 $32.04) for two. Find more about Senegal travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Senegal cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Senegal is around CFA1,835,468.98 ($3,304.36) for one person and around CFA3,297,662.57 ($5,936.72) for a couple including flights. January is the cheapest month to go to Senegal.

Budget

One Week for Two CFA1,972,278.98 ≈ $3,550.66
Two Weeks for Two CFA3,489,051.01 ≈ $6,281.27

Comfort

One Week for Two CFA3,297,662.57 ≈ $5,936.72
Two Weeks for Two CFA5,467,669.75 ≈ $9,843.34

High-end

One Week for Two CFA4,672,718.91 ≈ $8,412.20
Two Weeks for Two CFA8,294,267.95 ≈ $14,932.01
Senegal Travel Budget

Senegal

Currency XOF (CFA Franc)
Exchange Rate 100XOF $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 27 Jul 2021, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Senegal?

A lot of people want to visit Senegal 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 Senegal from

How much does it cost to fly to Senegal? High season for flights to Senegal spans from July to August — prepare to pay $873.00 and more for your return flight to Senegal. 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 $607.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Senegal

How much do hotels charge per night in Senegal? High season in Senegal runs from June to December. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $57.00. Low season spans from January to May. You can get a room for a night for as low as $20.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $50.60 per night, but prices can go up to 12% higher during high season.

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Added Type of Accomodation Month of Stay Price Per Night, $
Jan. 29, 2021 AirBnB January $30.83
Jan. 19, 2021 AirBnB January $43.92
Jan. 14, 2021 AirBnB January $42.83
Jan. 9, 2021 AirBnB January $39.33
Jan. 4, 2021 AirBnB January $52.17
Dec. 30, 2020 AirBnB December $52.92
Dec. 24, 2020 AirBnB December $53.83
Dec. 11, 2020 AirBnB December $46.83
Dec. 6, 2020 AirBnB December $41.75
Dec. 1, 2020 AirBnB December $50.00

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Senegal

How much does food in Senegal cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Senegal is CFA0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Senegal would cost you around CFA56,446.76 ($101.62). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around CFA4,977.00 ($8.96). 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 Senegal is around CFA716.56 ($1.29). A soft drink is around CFA461.04 ($0.83) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around CFA1,844.16 ($3.32) when you buy it in a bar. Alcoholic cocktails in bars and night clubs are CFA299.95 ($0.54) per cocktail.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Senegal
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink CFA461.04 ≈$0.83
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water CFA716.56 ≈$1.29
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer CFA1,844.16 ≈$3.32
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🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail CFA299.95 ≈$0.54
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two CFA4,977.00 ≈$8.96
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🌯 Street Food CFA56,446.76 ≈$101.62
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April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink CFA455.48 $0.82
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer CFA1,372.01 $2.47
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two CFA6,854.49 $12.34
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food CFA6,854.49 $12.34
April 23, 2020 🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail CFA299.54 $0.54
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water CFA709.90 $1.28
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two CFA499.23 $0.90
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food CFA138,867.25 $250.00
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two CFA709.90 $1.28
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food CFA249.61 $0.45

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Senegal

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Senegal?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Senegal
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre CFA599.91 ≈$1.08
🕺 Night Club
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Added Type of Entertainment of Activity Price, XOF
April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre CFA599.07 $1.08
April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre CFA4,577.06 $8.24
April 20, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre CFA600.00 $1.08

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Senegal

How much does airport transfer cost in Senegal? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately CFA705.45 ($1.27).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Senegal
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Transfers
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Taxi
🚖 Taxi CFA705.45 ≈$1.27
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport CFA299.95 ≈$0.54
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Added Type of Transport Price, XOF
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport CFA119.81 $0.22
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi CFA599.07 $1.08
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi CFA916.52 $1.65
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport CFA183.30 $0.33
April 20, 2020 🚉 Public Transport CFA600.00 $1.08
April 20, 2020 🚖 Taxi CFA600.00 $1.08

☀ Weather in Senegal

The hottest season in Senegal runs from July to November. The average temperature is around 29 °C. The rainy season is from July to October with average rainfall of 47mm.

🤑 Calculate your Senegal travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in Senegal Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Senegal 3304.4 835 560 1352.9 112.2 32.7 411.6

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