Average cost of trip to Zimbabwe

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Zimbabwe

Updated Jan. 24, 2021

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Zimbabwe? You should plan to spend around Z$44,377.99 ($137.82) per day on your trip to Zimbabwe for one person and Z$62,996.01 ($195.64) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (Z$25,759.97 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (Z$25,644.05 $79.64) and some entertainment (Z$11,591.99 $36.00) for two. Find more about Zimbabwe travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Zimbabwe cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Zimbabwe is around Z$623,856.40 ($1,937.44) for one person and around Z$1,031,332.21 ($3,202.90) for a couple including flights. May is the cheapest month to go to Zimbabwe.


One Week for Two Z$612,734.58 ≈ $1,902.90
Two Weeks for Two Z$907,804.41 ≈ $2,819.27


One Week for Two Z$1,031,332.21 ≈ $3,202.90
Two Weeks for Two Z$1,447,943.95 ≈ $4,496.73


One Week for Two Z$1,476,322.18 ≈ $4,584.86
Two Weeks for Two Z$2,219,571.87 ≈ $6,893.09
Zimbabwe Travel Budget


Currency ZWL (Zimbabwean Dollar)
Exchange Rate 100ZWL $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 04 Jun 2023, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Zimbabwe?

A lot of people want to visit Zimbabwe 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 Zimbabwe from

How much does it cost to fly to Zimbabwe? High season for flights to Zimbabwe spans from July to August — prepare to pay $985.00 and more for your return flight to Zimbabwe. 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 $711.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Zimbabwe

How much do hotels charge per night in Zimbabwe? High season in Zimbabwe runs from August to January. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $37.00. Low season spans from February to May. You can get a room for a night for as low as $0.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $37.71 per night, but prices can go up to -1% higher during high season.

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Added Type of Accomodation Month of Stay Price Per Night, $
Jan. 24, 2021 AirBnB January $36.27
Jan. 19, 2021 AirBnB January $29.83
Jan. 14, 2021 AirBnB January $31.83
Jan. 9, 2021 AirBnB January $30.00
Dec. 30, 2020 AirBnB December $35.25
Dec. 24, 2020 AirBnB December $33.67
Dec. 16, 2020 AirBnB December $32.83
Dec. 6, 2020 AirBnB December $32.67
Dec. 1, 2020 AirBnB December $28.92
Nov. 26, 2020 AirBnB November $26.58

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Zimbabwe

How much does food in Zimbabwe cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Zimbabwe is Z$0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Zimbabwe would cost you around Z$5,638.21 ($17.51). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around Z$7,727.99 ($24.00). 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 Zimbabwe is around Z$267.26 ($0.83). A soft drink is around Z$338.10 ($1.05) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around Z$1,288.00 ($4.00) when you buy it in a bar.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Zimbabwe
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink Z$338.10 ≈$1.05
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water Z$267.26 ≈$0.83
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer Z$1,288.00 ≈$4.00
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🍽 Dinner for Two Z$7,727.99 ≈$24.00
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🌯 Street Food Z$5,638.21 ≈$17.51
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April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink Z$322.00 $1.00
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer Z$1,610.00 $5.00
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Z$8,049.99 $25.00
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food Z$8,049.99 $25.00
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Z$1,932.00 $6.00
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Z$14,489.98 $45.00
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer Z$644.00 $2.00
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink Z$350.98 $1.09
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water Z$270.48 $0.84
April 20, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink Z$322.00 $1.00

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Zimbabwe

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Zimbabwe?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Zimbabwe
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre Z$2,579.22 ≈$8.01
🕺 Night Club
🏄 Experience
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April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre Z$2,576.00 $8.00

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Zimbabwe

How much does airport transfer cost in Zimbabwe? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately Z$215.74 ($0.67).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Zimbabwe
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🚍 Airport Transfer
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🚖 Taxi Z$215.74 ≈$0.67
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport Z$199.64 ≈$0.62
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🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day
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April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi Z$215.74 $0.67
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport Z$199.64 $0.62

☀ Weather in Zimbabwe

The hottest season in Zimbabwe runs from October to April. The average temperature is around 29 °C. The rainy season is from November to February with average rainfall of 70mm.

🤑 Calculate your Zimbabwe travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in Zimbabwe Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Zimbabwe 1937.4 740 560 278.8 126.0 33.1 199.6

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