Moshi travel budget

Moshi: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Moshi

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 5.5 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 182* (380072 TZS)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 7.4 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person
  • $ 4.7 per person

Total budget:

$ 578* (1210244 TZS)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 10.6 per person
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 9.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 1195* (2501044 TZS)

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


Cost of living in Moshi compared to Tanzania in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Moshi in 2020 is 48% 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 Moshi in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Moshi by expense type

Restaurant budget in Moshi

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Moshi is 76% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.4/person
($ 2.4 to $ 3.7)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 4.7/person
($ 4.7 to $ 14)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 2.4/person
($ 2.4 to $ 5.6)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.2 for 500ml
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 1.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.2/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.5/can
($ 0.2 to $ 1)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Supermarket food budget in Moshi

On average, the price of supermarket food in Moshi is 50% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 2.7)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.5/500g
($ 0.5 to $ 0.7)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.9)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.7/12 eggs
($ 1.7 to $ 2.7)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 9.7/kg
($ 3.2 to $ 17)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 10/kg
($ 6.1 to $ 14)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 3.7)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 4.2)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 2.4)

75% 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 $ 1.3)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 0.5/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 3.2/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 12)

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

Public and private transport budget in Moshi

On average, the price of transport in Moshi is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
( $ 0.2)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.4/km
($ 1.4 to $ 1.4)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.1)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.4
($ 1.4 to $ 4.7)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8

Budget for living and housing in Moshi

On average, the cost of housing in Moshi is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 44/month
($ 36 to $ 71)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 71/month
($ 71 to $ 71)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 94/month
( $ 94)

93% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1426
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 8610/yr
($ 6521 to $ 12574)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17403

Leisure activity budget in Moshi

On average, budget for leisure activities in Moshi is 64% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.7/ticket
($ 4.7 to $ 4.7)

64% 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 Moshi

On average, shopping budget in Moshi is 5% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.6/pack
($ 1.2 to $ 1.9)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 46
($ 34 to $ 57)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 71
($ 71 to $ 71)

83% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 83
($ 71 to $ 94)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 81
($ 76 to $ 85)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

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About this information on the cost of living in Moshi

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

The information about the cost of living in Moshi was updated on 13-02-2020.

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