Gampola travel budget

Gampola: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Gampola

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 20 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 2.8 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 346* (109158 LKR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 7.9 per person
  • $ 0.8 per person
  • $ 2.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 1520* (480214 LKR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 161 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 5.9 per person
  • $ 2 per person
  • $ 5 per person

Total budget:

$ 2612* (825104 LKR)

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



Cost of living in Gampola compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Gampola in 2022 is 69% 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 Gampola in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Gampola by expense type

Restaurant budget in Gampola

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Gampola is 73% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.3/person
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 1.9/person
($ 1.9 to $ 4.8)

95% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5/person
($ 4.4 to $ 5.7)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.1 for 500ml
($ 1.1 to $ 1.3)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.7
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 4.8)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.1/cup
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.2/can
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.1/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

91% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Hotel and accommodation budget in Gampola

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Gampola is 41% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 33/night
($ 11 to $ 55)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 45/night
($ 15 to $ 128)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 128/night
($ 65 to $ 201)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 222/night
($ 201 to $ 257)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 263/night
($ 115 to $ 499)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 29/month
($ 9.6 to $ 57)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 75/month
($ 21 to $ 213)

56% 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
$ 211/month
($ 193 to $ 248)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 53/month
($ 18 to $ 132)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 165/month
($ 54 to $ 343)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Gampola

On average, the price of supermarket food in Gampola is 74% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Bread
Bread
$ 0.2/500g
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

93% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Rice
Rice
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

91% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 0.7/12 eggs
($ 0.7 to $ 1.4)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.2/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 5.7)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2 to $ 4.2)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 3.2)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.6)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Public and private transport budget in Gampola

On average, the price of transport in Gampola is 80% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.1/km
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

91% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.5/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.4
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.5
($ 0.5 to $ 0.5)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7

Leisure activity budget in Gampola

On average, budget for leisure activities in Gampola is 81% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 2.5/ticket
($ 1.6 to $ 4.8)

81% 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 Gampola

On average, shopping budget in Gampola is 66% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5/pack
($ 3.5 to $ 6.3)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 13
($ 6.3 to $ 27)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 52
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 10
($ 4.8 to $ 16)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42

Plane ticket budget

London → Colombo
London → Colombo
London → Colombo
$ 941
(fair price: $ 813)
Manchester → Colombo
Manchester → Colombo
Manchester → Colombo
$ 937
(fair price: $ 830)
Melbourne → Colombo
Melbourne → Colombo
Melbourne → Colombo
$ 980
(fair price: $ 806)
Dublin → Colombo
Dublin → Colombo
Dublin → Colombo
$ 912
(fair price: $ 829)
Sydney → Colombo
Sydney → Colombo
Sydney → Colombo
$ 972
(fair price: $ 787)
New York City → Colombo
New York City → Colombo
New York City → Colombo
$ 1219
(fair price: $ 1064)


About this information on the cost of living in Gampola

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

The information about the cost of living in Gampola was updated on 17-06-2022.

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