Average cost of trip to Sri Lanka
Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Sri LankaUpdated Feb. 3, 2021
How much money are you going to need for your trip to Sri Lanka? You should plan to spend around ₨20,003.22 ($103.12) per day on your trip to Sri Lanka for one person and ₨24,488.03 ($126.24) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (₨15,518.40 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (₨2,692.44 $13.88) and some entertainment (₨6,277.19 $32.36) for two. Find more about Sri Lanka travel budget in 2020 below.
How much will a one-week trip to Sri Lanka cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Sri Lanka is around ₨324,178.28 ($1,671.19) for one person and around ₨518,001.58 ($2,670.39) for a couple including flights. November is the cheapest month to go to Sri Lanka.
💰 Is it expensive to visit Sri Lanka?
A lot of people want to visit Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka from
How much does it cost to fly to Sri Lanka? High season for flights to Sri Lanka spans from July to August — prepare to pay $976.00 and more for your return flight to Sri Lanka. The period from January to March is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $740.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!
🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Sri Lanka
How much do hotels charge per night in Sri Lanka? High season in Sri Lanka runs from April to June. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $40.00. Low season spans from November to March. You can get a room for a night for as low as $17.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.
AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $31.70 per night, but prices can go up to 26% higher during high season.
|Added||Type of Accomodation||Month of Stay||Price Per Night, $|
|Feb. 3, 2021||AirBnB||February||$17.33|
|Jan. 29, 2021||AirBnB||January||$19.00|
|Jan. 19, 2021||AirBnB||January||$19.92|
|Jan. 14, 2021||AirBnB||January||$26.50|
|Jan. 9, 2021||AirBnB||January||$33.00|
|Dec. 30, 2020||AirBnB||December||$23.33|
|Dec. 24, 2020||AirBnB||December||$22.83|
|Dec. 16, 2020||AirBnB||December||$20.50|
|Dec. 11, 2020||AirBnB||December||$22.42|
|Dec. 6, 2020||AirBnB||December||$20.25|
🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Sri Lanka
How much does food in Sri Lanka cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Sri Lanka is ₨0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Sri Lanka would cost you around ₨254.11 ($1.31). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around ₨696.39 ($3.59). 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 Sri Lanka is around ₨104.75 ($0.54). A soft drink is around ₨64.01 ($0.33) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around ₨259.93 ($1.34) when you buy it in a bar.
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🥤 Soft Drink||₨64.01 ≈$0.33|
|💧 Bottle of Water||₨104.75 ≈$0.54|
|🥤 Soft Drink||—|
|🍺 Beer||₨259.93 ≈$1.34|
|🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||—|
|🍽 Dinner for Two||₨696.39 ≈$3.59|
|🌯 Street Food||₨254.11 ≈$1.31|
|🍿 Local Snack||—|
|April 23, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||₨42.68 $0.22|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||₨126.09 $0.65|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||₨626.56 $3.23|
|April 23, 2020||🌯 Street Food||₨626.56 $3.23|
|April 23, 2020||💧 Bottle of Water||₨133.00 $0.69|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||₨133.00 $0.69|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||₨250.23 $1.29|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||₨2,506.22 $12.92|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||₨525.69 $2.71|
|April 23, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||₨102.81 $0.53|
🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Sri Lanka
What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Sri Lanka?
|🏰 Group Tour||—|
|🤹 Show or Theatre||₨314.25 ≈$1.62|
|🕺 Night Club||—|
|Added||Type of Entertainment of Activity||Price, LKR|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||₨312.00 $1.61|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||₨702.21 $3.62|
|April 20, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||₨312.00 $1.61|
🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Sri Lanka
How much does airport transfer cost in Sri Lanka? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately ₨322.01 ($1.66).
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🚍 Airport Transfer||—|
|🚖 Taxi||₨322.01 ≈$1.66|
|🚉 Public Transport||₨356.92 ≈$1.84|
|🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||—|
|🏍 Motorbike Rental, per day||—|
|Added||Type of Transport||Price, LKR|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||₨117.80 $0.61|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||₨589.00 $3.04|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||₨50.43 $0.26|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||₨25.22 $0.13|
|April 20, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||₨589.00 $3.04|
|April 20, 2020||🚖 Taxi||₨589.00 $3.04|
☀ Weather in Sri Lanka
The hottest season in Sri Lanka runs from February to July. The average temperature is around 32 °C. The rainy season is from September to December with average rainfall of 213mm.
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