Manali travel budget

Manali: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Manali

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Manali for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 34 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 5.1 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 614* (51268 Rs.)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 61 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 11 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • $ 3 per person

Total budget:

$ 1264* (105574 Rs.)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 80 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 3.5 per person
  • $ 6 per person

Total budget:

$ 1794* (149898 Rs.)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).



Cost of living in Manali compared to United States in 2024

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Manali in 2024 is 64% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Manali in 2024 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Manali by expense type

Restaurant budget in Manali

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Manali is 72% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.4/person
($ 1.8 to $ 7.1)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 6.5/person
($ 4.2 to $ 12)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.5/person
($ 3 to $ 5.9)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.5 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 4.5)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.1 for 330ml
($ 1.5 to $ 3.5)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.9/cup
($ 0.7 to $ 3.5)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.3/can
($ 0.3 to $ 0.5)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.3)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Hotel and accommodation budget in Manali

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Manali is 62% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 52/night
($ 17 to $ 370)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 57/night
($ 13 to $ 319)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 157
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 65/night
($ 13 to $ 666)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 228
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 96/night
($ 27 to $ 488)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 307
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 139/night
($ 63 to $ 515)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 480
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 53/month
($ 17 to $ 375)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 163
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 132/month
($ 28 to $ 534)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 241
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 104/month
($ 25 to $ 405)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 211
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 54/month
($ 19 to $ 418)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 133/month
($ 23 to $ 734)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 215

Supermarket food budget in Manali

On average, the price of supermarket food in Manali is 74% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.7)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Bread
Bread
$ 0.5/500g
($ 0.3 to $ 0.7)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 0.9/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 0.9/12 eggs
($ 0.7 to $ 2.1)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.2/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 4.7)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 2.1/kg
($ 0.9 to $ 3)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.3 to $ 0.7)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.3/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.3
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Manali

On average, the price of transport in Manali is 49% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.2/km
($ 0.1 to $ 0.3)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.3)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.6
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5

Leisure activity budget in Manali

On average, budget for leisure activities in Manali is 78% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3/ticket
($ 2.4 to $ 5.9)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Manali

On average, shopping budget in Manali is 46% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.7/pack
($ 2.4 to $ 4.2)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 30
($ 12 to $ 48)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 30
($ 19 to $ 59)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 43

Plane ticket budget

Melbourne → Delhi
Melbourne → Delhi
Melbourne → Delhi
$ 1020
(fair price: $ 799)
Toronto → Delhi
Toronto → Delhi
Toronto → Delhi
$ 1757
(fair price: $ 1547)
Sydney → Delhi
Sydney → Delhi
Sydney → Delhi
$ 1043
(fair price: $ 827)
New York City → Delhi
New York City → Delhi
New York City → Delhi
$ 1223
(fair price: $ 1000)
Vancouver → Delhi
Vancouver → Delhi
Vancouver → Delhi
$ 1703
(fair price: $ 1470)
London → Delhi
London → Delhi
London → Delhi
$ 646
(fair price: $ 575)



About this information on the cost of living in Manali

The information about the cost of living in Manali shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including: Numbeo, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Manali was updated on 22-06-2024.

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