Siavonga travel budget

Siavonga: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Siavonga

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 75 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.3 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1214* (10127432 ZMK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 91 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 5.4 per person
  • $ 5.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 1928* (16090228 ZMK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 10.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 1247* (10401062 ZMK)

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


Cost of living in Siavonga compared to Zambia in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Siavonga in 2020 is 46% 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 Siavonga in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Siavonga by expense type

Restaurant budget in Siavonga

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Siavonga is 63% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.5/person
($ 3 to $ 5.3)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 14/person
($ 12 to $ 22)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.7/person
($ 2.6 to $ 4.9)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.1 for 500ml
($ 1.1 to $ 1.1)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.8 for 330ml
($ 0.7 to $ 2.7)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.5/cup
($ 2.3 to $ 2.6)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Siavonga

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Siavonga is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 75/night
($ 75 to $ 75)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 108/night
($ 102 to $ 115)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 83/month
($ 83 to $ 83)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 98/month
($ 83 to $ 113)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 39/month
($ 39 to $ 39)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 253/month
($ 222 to $ 280)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Siavonga

On average, the price of supermarket food in Siavonga is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.1)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.7/500g
($ 0.5 to $ 0.7)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 2.3)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.1/12 eggs
($ 1 to $ 1.9)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6.7/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 12)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.9/kg
($ 3.3 to $ 6)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 3)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3.5/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 5.1)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 0.7)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 0.8/salad
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1
($ 0.5 to $ 1.9)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 6/kg
($ 5.6 to $ 6.3)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Siavonga

On average, the price of transport in Siavonga is 8% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.7/km
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

41% 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)
$ 3.7
($ 3 to $ 3.7)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8

Budget for living and housing in Siavonga

On average, the cost of housing in Siavonga is 44% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 113/month
($ 23 to $ 120)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 174
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.1)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 69/month
($ 39 to $ 113)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 205/month
($ 150 to $ 262)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1038
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5787/yr
($ 4077 to $ 8631)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18345

Leisure activity budget in Siavonga

On average, budget for leisure activities in Siavonga is 59% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.3/ticket
($ 3.7 to $ 6.3)

59% 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 Siavonga

On average, shopping budget in Siavonga is 60% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.6/pack
($ 1.6 to $ 1.6)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 18
($ 14 to $ 30)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 49
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 21
($ 14 to $ 27)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Trainers
Trainers
$ 39
($ 27 to $ 53)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 83
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 53
($ 39 to $ 90)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 107

Plane ticket budget

London → Lusaka
London → Lusaka
London → Lusaka
$ 894
(fair price: $ 732)
Manchester → Lusaka
Manchester → Lusaka
Manchester → Lusaka
$ 935
(fair price: $ 802)
Edinburgh → Lusaka
Edinburgh → Lusaka
Edinburgh → Lusaka
$ 1013
(fair price: $ 878)
Dublin → Lusaka
Dublin → Lusaka
Dublin → Lusaka
$ 1022
(fair price: $ 910)
Perth → Lusaka
Perth → Lusaka
Perth → Lusaka
$ 1775
(fair price: $ 1536)
New York City → Lusaka
New York City → Lusaka
New York City → Lusaka
$ 1516
(fair price: $ 1305)
Toronto (Ontario) → Lusaka
Toronto (Ontario) → Lusaka
Toronto (Ontario) → Lusaka
$ 1641
(fair price: $ 1407)
Melbourne → Lusaka
Melbourne → Lusaka
Melbourne → Lusaka
$ 1812
(fair price: $ 1590)

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About this information on the cost of living in Siavonga

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

The information about the cost of living in Siavonga was updated on 24-03-2020.

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