Average cost of trip to Zambia
Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in ZambiaUpdated Feb. 3, 2021
How much money are you going to need for your trip to Zambia? You should plan to spend around ZK2,123.75 ($106.31) per day on your trip to Zambia for one person and ZK2,649.34 ($132.62) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (ZK1,598.15 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (ZK365.58 $18.30) and some entertainment (ZK685.61 $34.32) for two. Find more about Zambia travel budget in 2020 below.
How much will a one-week trip to Zambia cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Zambia is around ZK42,385.19 ($2,121.71) for one person and around ZK71,345.94 ($3,571.42) for a couple including flights. March is the cheapest month to go to Zambia.
💰 Is it expensive to visit Zambia?
A lot of people want to visit Zambia 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 Zambia from
How much does it cost to fly to Zambia? High season for flights to Zambia spans from July to August — prepare to pay $1,128.00 and more for your return flight to Zambia. 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 $745.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!
🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Zambia
How much do hotels charge per night in Zambia? High season in Zambia runs from June to September. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $51.00. Low season spans from October to May. You can get a room for a night for as low as $28.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.
AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $39.18 per night, but prices can go up to 30% higher during high season.
|Added||Type of Accomodation||Month of Stay||Price Per Night, $|
|Feb. 3, 2021||AirBnB||February||$34.67|
|Jan. 29, 2021||AirBnB||January||$34.00|
|Jan. 24, 2021||AirBnB||January||$35.92|
|Jan. 19, 2021||AirBnB||January||$33.17|
|Jan. 14, 2021||AirBnB||January||$32.92|
|Jan. 9, 2021||AirBnB||January||$35.75|
|Jan. 4, 2021||AirBnB||January||$33.25|
|Dec. 24, 2020||AirBnB||December||$33.25|
|Dec. 16, 2020||AirBnB||December||$34.50|
|Dec. 11, 2020||AirBnB||December||$35.25|
🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Zambia
How much does food in Zambia cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Zambia is ZK0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Zambia would cost you around ZK33.36 ($1.67). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around ZK288.27 ($14.43). 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 Zambia is around ZK7.79 ($0.39). A soft drink is around ZK11.59 ($0.58) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around ZK31.16 ($1.56) when you buy it in a bar.
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🥤 Soft Drink||ZK11.59 ≈$0.58|
|💧 Bottle of Water||ZK7.79 ≈$0.39|
|🥤 Soft Drink||—|
|🍺 Beer||ZK31.16 ≈$1.56|
|🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||—|
|🍽 Dinner for Two||ZK288.27 ≈$14.43|
|🌯 Street Food||ZK33.36 ≈$1.67|
|🍿 Local Snack||—|
|April 23, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||ZK12.39 $0.62|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||ZK31.16 $1.56|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||ZK47.74 $2.39|
|April 23, 2020||🌯 Street Food||ZK47.74 $2.39|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||ZK49.94 $2.50|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||ZK536.18 $26.84|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||ZK33.36 $1.67|
|April 23, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||ZK9.99 $0.50|
|April 23, 2020||💧 Bottle of Water||ZK6.79 $0.34|
|April 20, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||ZK12.39 $0.62|
🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Zambia
What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Zambia?
|🏰 Group Tour||—|
|🤹 Show or Theatre||ZK100.88 ≈$5.05|
|🕺 Night Club||—|
|Added||Type of Entertainment of Activity||Price, ZMW|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||ZK100.28 $5.02|
🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Zambia
How much does airport transfer cost in Zambia? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately ZK22.97 ($1.15).
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🚍 Airport Transfer||—|
|🚖 Taxi||ZK22.97 ≈$1.15|
|🚉 Public Transport||ZK12.39 ≈$0.62|
|🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||—|
|🏍 Motorbike Rental, per day||—|
|Added||Type of Transport||Price, ZMW|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||ZK22.77 $1.14|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||ZK12.39 $0.62|
☀ Weather in Zambia
The hottest season in Zambia runs from October to December. The average temperature is around 31 °C. The rainy season is from November to April with average rainfall of 66mm.
🤑 Calculate your Zambia travel budget
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