Namibia travel costs

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Prices for lodging in Namibia range from N$140 (US $12) per person in a campsite, N$200 (US $17) for a budget guesthouse, N$700 (US $60) for a B&B room to N$1000 (US $85) per person for a chalet in one of the camps in Etosha National Park, N$1500 (US $128) per person in a mid-range safari lodge and around N$7000 (US $600) per person for a night in an all-inclusive luxury safari lodge.

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Renting a sedan car will cost around US $42 per day (although getting comprehensive insurance will cost a bit extra), while the cost of renting a 4x4 starts from about US $80 per day. Petrol costs around N$10 (US $0.86) a litre.

A meal for two people in a mid-range restaurant will cost around US $30.

Entrance fees for some national parks are N$80 (US$6) per person per day while other parks are N$40 (US$3).

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The cost of activities varies greatly, ranging from N$85 (US $7) for a guided tour of Kolmanskop ghost town and N$650 (US $55) for a half-day guided nature walk on the sand dunes near Swakopmund and going up to N$6500 (US$557) per person for a hot air balloon flight.


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