Average cost of trip to Uganda

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Uganda

Updated Feb. 3, 2021

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Uganda? You should plan to spend around USh420,363.80 ($111.97) per day on your trip to Uganda for one person and USh540,387.30 ($143.94) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (USh300,340.31 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (USh110,149.81 $29.34) and some entertainment (USh129,897.18 $34.60) for two. Find more about Uganda travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Uganda cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Uganda is around USh5,979,760.53 ($1,592.80) for one person and around USh9,436,656.46 ($2,513.59) for a couple including flights. March is the cheapest month to go to Uganda.


One Week for Two USh5,628,070.59 ≈ $1,499.12
Two Weeks for Two USh8,038,071.96 ≈ $2,141.06


One Week for Two USh9,436,656.46 ≈ $2,513.59
Two Weeks for Two USh12,861,941.57 ≈ $3,425.96


One Week for Two USh13,589,748.73 ≈ $3,619.83
Two Weeks for Two USh19,753,183.88 ≈ $5,261.55
Uganda Travel Budget


Currency USh (Uganda Shilling)
Exchange Rate 100USh $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 04 Jun 2023, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Uganda?

A lot of people want to visit Uganda 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 Uganda from

How much does it cost to fly to Uganda? High season for flights to Uganda spans from July to August — prepare to pay $831.00 and more for your return flight to Uganda. 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 $564.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Uganda

How much do hotels charge per night in Uganda? High season in Uganda runs from June to December. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $26.00. Low season spans from January to March. You can get a room for a night for as low as $12.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $23.73 per night, but prices can go up to 9% higher during high season.

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Added Type of Accomodation Month of Stay Price Per Night, $
Feb. 3, 2021 AirBnB February $18.58
Jan. 29, 2021 AirBnB January $19.83
Jan. 24, 2021 AirBnB January $19.42
Jan. 19, 2021 AirBnB January $19.17
Jan. 14, 2021 AirBnB January $19.42
Jan. 9, 2021 AirBnB January $18.75
Jan. 4, 2021 AirBnB January $22.00
Dec. 30, 2020 AirBnB December $20.50
Dec. 11, 2020 AirBnB December $23.92
Dec. 6, 2020 AirBnB December $22.75

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Uganda

How much does food in Uganda cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Uganda is USh0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Uganda would cost you around USh19,822.46 ($5.28). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around USh23,801.97 ($6.34). 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 Uganda is around USh1,088.73 ($0.29). A soft drink is around USh1,464.16 ($0.39) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around USh4,730.36 ($1.26) when you buy it in a bar.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Uganda
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink USh1,464.16 ≈$0.39
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water USh1,088.73 ≈$0.29
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer USh4,730.36 ≈$1.26
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🍽 Dinner for Two USh23,801.97 ≈$6.34
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🌯 Street Food USh19,822.46 ≈$5.28
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April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink USh1,313.99 $0.35
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer USh3,979.51 $1.06
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two USh19,822.46 $5.28
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food USh19,822.46 $5.28
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two USh9,911.23 $2.64
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two USh49,518.61 $13.19
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer USh5,443.67 $1.45
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink USh1,614.33 $0.43
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water USh1,088.73 $0.29
April 20, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink USh1,313.99 $0.35

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Uganda

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Uganda?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Uganda
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre USh20,798.57 ≈$5.54
🕺 Night Club
🏄 Experience
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April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre USh20,798.57 $5.54

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Uganda

How much does airport transfer cost in Uganda? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately USh2,027.30 ($0.54).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Uganda
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🚍 Airport Transfer
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🚖 Taxi USh2,027.30 ≈$0.54
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport USh2,027.30 ≈$0.54
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🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day
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April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi USh1,989.75 $0.53
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport USh1,989.75 $0.53

☀ Weather in Uganda

The hottest season in Uganda runs from January to April. The average temperature is around 29 °C. The rainy season is from October to December with average rainfall of 121mm.

🤑 Calculate your Uganda travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in Uganda Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Uganda 1592.8 613 560 102.7 121.1 32.7 163.3

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