Average cost of trip to Tanzania

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Tanzania

Updated Feb. 3, 2021

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Tanzania? You should plan to spend around 265,212.83 TZS ($114.44) per day on your trip to Tanzania for one person and 345,026.97 TZS ($148.88) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (185,398.69 TZS $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (81,111.93 TZS $35.00) and some entertainment (78,516.35 TZS $33.88) for two. Find more about Tanzania travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Tanzania cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Tanzania is around 4,584,633.91 TZS ($1,978.28) for one person and around 7,611,938.26 TZS ($3,284.57) for a couple including flights. November is the cheapest month to go to Tanzania.

Budget

One Week for Two 4,463,841.63 TZS ≈ $1,926.16
Two Weeks for Two 6,110,649.91 TZS ≈ $2,636.76

Comfort

One Week for Two 7,611,938.26 TZS ≈ $3,284.57
Two Weeks for Two 9,886,173.97 TZS ≈ $4,265.91

High-end

One Week for Two 10,890,313.00 TZS ≈ $4,699.20
Two Weeks for Two 15,279,779.79 TZS ≈ $6,593.26
Tanzania Travel Budget

Tanzania

Currency TZS (Tanzanian Shilling)
Exchange Rate 100TZS $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 26 Jul 2021, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Tanzania?

A lot of people want to visit Tanzania 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 Tanzania from

How much does it cost to fly to Tanzania? High season for flights to Tanzania spans from July to August — prepare to pay $934.00 and more for your return flight to Tanzania. 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 $676.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Tanzania

How much do hotels charge per night in Tanzania? High season in Tanzania runs from July to October. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $34.00. Low season spans from May to June. You can get a room for a night for as low as $26.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $29.55 per night, but prices can go up to 15% higher during high season.

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Added Type of Accomodation Month of Stay Price Per Night, $
Feb. 3, 2021 AirBnB February $24.17
Jan. 29, 2021 AirBnB January $24.00
Jan. 19, 2021 AirBnB January $33.33
Jan. 14, 2021 AirBnB January $31.58
Jan. 9, 2021 AirBnB January $25.58
Jan. 4, 2021 AirBnB January $25.67
Dec. 30, 2020 AirBnB December $28.83
Dec. 24, 2020 AirBnB December $27.08
Dec. 16, 2020 AirBnB December $24.58
Dec. 11, 2020 AirBnB December $26.00

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Tanzania

How much does food in Tanzania cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Tanzania is 0.00 TZS ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Tanzania would cost you around 16,176.04 TZS ($6.98). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around 9,501.68 TZS ($4.10). 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 Tanzania is around 741.59 TZS ($0.32). A soft drink is around 1,274.62 TZS ($0.55) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around 3,592.10 TZS ($1.55) when you buy it in a bar.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Tanzania
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink 1,274.62 TZS ≈$0.55
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water 741.59 TZS ≈$0.32
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer 3,592.10 TZS ≈$1.55
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two 9,501.68 TZS ≈$4.10
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🌯 Street Food 16,176.04 TZS ≈$6.98
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Added Type Price, TZS
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink 1,089.22 TZS $0.47
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer 3,244.48 TZS $1.40
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two 16,176.04 TZS $6.98
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food 16,176.04 TZS $6.98
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two 5,979.11 TZS $2.58
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two 52,282.43 TZS $22.56
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer 3,986.07 TZS $1.72
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink 1,274.62 TZS $0.55
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water 695.25 TZS $0.30
April 20, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink 1,089.22 TZS $0.47

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Tanzania

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Tanzania?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Tanzania
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre 9,942.00 TZS ≈$4.29
🕺 Night Club
🏄 Experience
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April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre 9,965.18 TZS $4.30

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Tanzania

How much does airport transfer cost in Tanzania? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately 2,989.55 TZS ($1.29).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Tanzania
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Transfers
🚍 Airport Transfer
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Taxi
🚖 Taxi 2,989.55 TZS ≈$1.29
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🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day
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April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi 2,989.55 TZS $1.29
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport 393.97 TZS $0.17

☀ Weather in Tanzania

The hottest season in Tanzania runs from November to April. The average temperature is around 32 °C. The rainy season is from October to December with average rainfall of 78mm.

🤑 Calculate your Tanzania travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in Tanzania Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Tanzania 1978.3 972 560 122.5 118.6 37.5 167.7