Dambulla travel budget

Dambulla: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Dambulla

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 23 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 3.4 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 413* (80892 LKR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 44 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.8 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • $ 3.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 976* (191464 LKR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 122 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • $ 6.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 2307* (452858 LKR)

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


Cost of living in Dambulla compared to Sri Lanka in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Dambulla in 2021 is 54% 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 Dambulla in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Dambulla by expense type

Restaurant budget in Dambulla

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Dambulla is 63% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.4/person
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 5.7/person
($ 2.3 to $ 15)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.9/person
($ 2.3 to $ 4.9)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.7 for 500ml
($ 0.8 to $ 2.3)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.6 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 2.6)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.4/cup
($ 0.8 to $ 2.9)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.4/can
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Dambulla

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Dambulla is 46% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 35/night
($ 24 to $ 48)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 30/night
($ 16 to $ 57)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 57/night
($ 21 to $ 114)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 188/night
($ 60 to $ 345)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 189/night
($ 95 to $ 316)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 53/month
($ 27 to $ 93)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 23/month
($ 18 to $ 32)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 118/month
($ 51 to $ 213)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 26/month
($ 15 to $ 41)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 353/month
($ 186 to $ 580)

103% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Dambulla

On average, the price of supermarket food in Dambulla is 58% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1.3)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.4/500g
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.3/12 eggs
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.9/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 5.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.5
Apples
Apples
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.9)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 1)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Public and private transport budget in Dambulla

On average, the price of transport in Dambulla is 52% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.2/km
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.4
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Leisure activity budget in Dambulla

On average, budget for leisure activities in Dambulla is 74% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.1/ticket
($ 1.4 to $ 5.7)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Dambulla

On average, shopping budget in Dambulla is 29% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 7.2/pack
($ 5.7 to $ 8.6)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 30
($ 10.3 to $ 58)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 22
($ 8.6 to $ 24)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Plane ticket budget

London → Colombo
London → Colombo
London → Colombo
$ 984
(fair price: $ 796)
Manchester → Colombo
Manchester → Colombo
Manchester → Colombo
$ 897
(fair price: $ 788)
Dublin → Colombo
Dublin → Colombo
Dublin → Colombo
$ 893
(fair price: $ 814)
New York City → Colombo
New York City → Colombo
New York City → Colombo
$ 1216
(fair price: $ 1060)
Los Angeles → Colombo
Los Angeles  → Colombo
Los Angeles  → Colombo
$ 1192
(fair price: $ 1023)
Edinburgh → Colombo
Edinburgh → Colombo
Edinburgh → Colombo
$ 892
(fair price: $ 793)


About this information on the cost of living in Dambulla

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

The information about the cost of living in Dambulla was updated on 22-09-2021.

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