The average price of a 7-day trip to Harare is $2,017 for a solo traveler, $3,623 for a couple, and $6,791 for a family of 4. Harare hotels range from $49 to $184 per night with an average of $95, while most vacation rentals will cost $100 to $340 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport (HRE) are between $1,280 and $2,312 per person for economy flights and $4,017 to $7,255 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $35 to $74 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Harare, ZW

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to HRE and stay in a Harare hotel:

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • September 10th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to December 2nd (except the week of November 5th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Harare is usually early March.

 

Average Harare Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Harare for a week is $1,292-$3,023($185-$432 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $35 to $74 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $765 to $1,965 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $90 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $47 to $57 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Harare for a week is $3,332-$6,200($476-$886 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $70 to $148 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,530 to $3,930 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $90 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $47 to $57 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Harare for a week is $4,436-$11,012($634-$1,573 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $140 to $296 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,060 to $7,860 for economy

Lodging: $110 to $180 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $66 to $86 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Harare

How cheap can you make a vacation to Harare? The cheapest trip to Harare is about $144 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 6% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $39.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Harare for a week is $1,011-$2,584($144-$369 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $37 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $765 to $1,965 for economy

Lodging: $39 to $49 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Harare for a week is $1,902-$4,808($272-$687 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $74 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,530 to $3,930 for economy

Lodging: $39 to $49 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Harare for a week is $3,756-$9,484($537-$1,355 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $148 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,060 to $7,860 for economy

Lodging: $78 to $98 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $84 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Harare cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Harare Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Harare.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Harare for a week is $3,411-$10,223($487-$1,460 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $77 to $133 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,188 to $5,620 for first class

Lodging: $114 to $184 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $612 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Harare for a week is $6,138-$16,774($877-$2,396 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $154 to $266 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,376 to $11,240 for first class

Lodging: $114 to $184 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $612 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Harare for a week is $12,276-$31,712($1,754-$4,530 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $308 to $532 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $8,752 to $22,480 for first class

Lodging: $228 to $368 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $544 to $918 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Harare Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Harare is slightly lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Harare due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Harare Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Harare hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Harare.

 

Flight Costs to Harare

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,312 average in mid December to a low of $1,280 in early March. Median flight price is $1,390. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Harare our data includes 58 originating airports, and 55 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Harare from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $9,664 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Kenneth Kaunda International (LUN) in Lusaka (Zambia) at an average of just $250.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Harare, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $1,032, so you can easily save about 81% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Harare can easily cost $280 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $18 per person. Private tours can cost $553 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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