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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:

  • $ 27 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 4.2 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 486* (32004 Rs.)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 56 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.4 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • $ 3.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 1156* (76146 Rs.)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 78 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 2.2 per person
  • $ 6.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 1663* (109522 Rs.)

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


Cost of living in Manali compared to India in 2019

On average, the cost of living in Manali in 2019 is 59% less than the average cost of living in United States.

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Manali in 2019 compared to average prices in United States:


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Local prices in Manali by expense type

Restaurant budget in Manali

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Manali is 65% cheaper than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.5/person
($ 1.6 to $ 3.1)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 5.4/person
($ 3.1 to $ 6.1)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.8/person
($ 2.3 to $ 4.7)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.7 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 2)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.3 for 330ml
($ 1.8 to $ 2.7)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.7/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 2.3)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.5/can
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Manali

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Manali is 48% cheaper than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 27/night
($ 27 to $ 27)

75% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 55/night
($ 29 to $ 85)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 57/night
($ 30 to $ 90)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 100/night
($ 54 to $ 161)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 163/night
($ 152 to $ 174)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 502
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 157/month
($ 136 to $ 179)

31% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 65/month
($ 38 to $ 101)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 112/month
($ 49 to $ 180)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 64/month
($ 29 to $ 103)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 213
Family room
Family room
$ 143/month
($ 78 to $ 222)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Manali

On average, the price of supermarket food in Manali is 69% cheaper than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.5/500g
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.1/12 eggs
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 4.7/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 5.3)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.5/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 4.7)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.3)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

88% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.4/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 0.5)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in Manali

On average, the price of transport in Manali is 41% cheaper than in United States.
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.1/km
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

91% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

45% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.7
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5

Budget for living and housing in Manali

On average, the cost of housing in Manali is 86% cheaper than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 44/month
($ 17 to $ 54)

74% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.

88% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 21/month
($ 6.1 to $ 24)

71% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 94/month
( $ 94)

93% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1358
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 63/month
($ 47 to $ 78)

94% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1071
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 47/month
($ 16 to $ 54)

95% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 947
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 1844/yr
($ 923 to $ 1844)

89% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18318

Leisure activity budget in Manali

On average, budget for leisure activities in Manali is 76% cheaper than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.1/ticket
($ 2.3 to $ 3.8)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Manali

On average, shopping budget in Manali is 26% cheaper than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.8/pack
($ 1.6 to $ 4.3)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.6
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 41
($ 16 to $ 54)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 47
($ 20 to $ 78)

21% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 60
($ 29 to $ 94)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 36
($ 20 to $ 63)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Delhi
Los Angeles  → Delhi
Los Angeles  → Delhi
$ 1011
(fair price: $ 894)
New York City → Delhi
New York City → Delhi
New York City → Delhi
$ 1045
(fair price: $ 919)
Manchester → Delhi
Manchester → Delhi
Manchester → Delhi
$ 697
(fair price: $ 625)
London → Delhi
London → Delhi
London → Delhi
$ 673
(fair price: $ 555)
Toronto (Ontario) → Delhi
Toronto (Ontario) → Delhi
Toronto (Ontario) → Delhi
$ 1389
(fair price: $ 1096)
Dublin → Delhi
Dublin → Delhi
Dublin → Delhi
$ 668
(fair price: $ 603)
Edinburgh → Delhi
Edinburgh → Delhi
Edinburgh → Delhi
$ 760
(fair price: $ 689)
Montreal → Delhi
Montreal → Delhi
Montreal → Delhi
$ 1181
(fair price: $ 1058)
Auckland → Delhi
Auckland → Delhi
Auckland → Delhi
$ 949
(fair price: $ 845)
Perth → Delhi
Perth → Delhi
Perth → Delhi
$ 746
(fair price: $ 649)
Melbourne → Delhi
Melbourne → Delhi
Melbourne → Delhi
$ 846
(fair price: $ 722)
Sydney → Delhi
Sydney → Delhi
Sydney → Delhi
$ 856
(fair price: $ 732)

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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, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Manali was updated on 08-06-2019.

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