The average price of a 7-day trip to Machakos is $1,305 for a solo traveler, $2,344 for a couple, and $4,394 for a family of 4. Machakos hotels range from $22 to $101 per night with an average of $30, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $260 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) are between $1,069 and $1,728 per person for economy flights and $3,355 to $5,422 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $15 to $31 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 Machakos, KE

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

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th, October 22nd and November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Machakos is usually late September.

 

Average Machakos Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Machakos for a week is $869-$1,850($124-$264 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $15 to $31 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $584 to $1,417 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $30 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $30 to $36 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Machakos for a week is $2,528-$4,106($361-$587 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $62 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,168 to $2,834 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $30 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $30 to $36 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Machakos for a week is $3,008-$6,896($430-$985 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $124 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,336 to $5,668 for economy

Lodging: $60 to $60 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $42 to $54 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Machakos

How cheap can you make a vacation to Machakos? The cheapest trip to Machakos is about $109 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 24% 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 $20.

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 Machakos for a week is $760-$1,836($109-$262 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $8 to $17 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $584 to $1,417 for economy

Lodging: $20 to $22 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Machakos for a week is $1,400-$3,372($200-$482 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $16 to $34 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,168 to $2,834 for economy

Lodging: $20 to $22 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Machakos for a week is $2,752-$6,564($393-$938 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $68 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,336 to $5,668 for economy

Lodging: $40 to $44 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $70 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Machakos cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Machakos Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Machakos for a week is $1,875-$7,259($268-$1,037 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $29 to $59 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,372 to $4,038 for first class

Lodging: $50 to $101 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $260 to $468 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Machakos for a week is $3,450-$11,710($493-$1,673 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $118 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,744 to $8,076 for first class

Lodging: $50 to $101 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $260 to $468 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Machakos for a week is $6,900-$22,016($986-$3,145 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $236 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,488 to $16,152 for first class

Lodging: $100 to $202 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $416 to $702 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Machakos Hotel Prices

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

Machakos 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 Machakos 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 Machakos.

 

Flight Costs to Machakos

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,728 average in late December to a low of $1,069 in late September. Median flight price is $1,121. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Machakos our data includes 249 originating airports, and 112 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Machakos from an airport like Savoonga (SVA) in Savoonga, AK (the United States) for an average $11,069 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Kisumu (KIS) in Kisumu (Kenya) at an average of just $99.

 

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 Machakos, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $659, so you can easily save about 62% 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 Machakos can easily cost $130 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $8 per person. Private tours can cost $252 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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