The average price of a 7-day trip to Nilaveli is $1,787 for a solo traveler, $3,209 for a couple, and $6,017 for a family of 4. Nilaveli hotels range from $24 to $132 per night with an average of $44, while most vacation rentals will cost $90 to $510 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB) are between $1,226 and $2,266 per person for economy flights and $3,847 to $7,111 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $24 to $41 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 Nilaveli, LK

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

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 2nd

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Nilaveli is usually early October.

 

Average Nilaveli Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Nilaveli for a week is $1,036-$2,676($148-$382 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $41 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $694 to $1,813 for economy

Lodging: $29 to $50 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $79 to $96 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Nilaveli for a week is $2,962-$5,682($423-$812 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $82 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,388 to $3,626 for economy

Lodging: $29 to $50 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $79 to $96 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Nilaveli for a week is $3,796-$9,324($542-$1,332 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $164 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,776 to $7,252 for economy

Lodging: $58 to $100 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $126 to $154 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Nilaveli

How cheap can you make a vacation to Nilaveli? The cheapest trip to Nilaveli is about $128 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 3% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $85 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 $21.

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 Nilaveli for a week is $897-$2,597($128-$371 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $11 to $22 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $694 to $1,813 for economy

Lodging: $21 to $24 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $85 to $105 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Nilaveli for a week is $1,668-$4,564($238-$652 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $44 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,388 to $3,626 for economy

Lodging: $21 to $24 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $85 to $105 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Nilaveli for a week is $3,336-$8,750($477-$1,250 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $88 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,776 to $7,252 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $48 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $128 to $147 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Nilaveli cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Nilaveli Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Nilaveli for a week is $2,280-$11,234($326-$1,605 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $86 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,652 to $4,206 for first class

Lodging: $51 to $132 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $510 to $1,071 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Nilaveli for a week is $4,254-$16,042($608-$2,292 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $172 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,304 to $8,412 for first class

Lodging: $51 to $132 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $510 to $1,071 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Nilaveli for a week is $8,508-$29,516($1,215-$4,217 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $344 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $6,608 to $16,824 for first class

Lodging: $102 to $264 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $816 to $1,714 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Nilaveli Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Nilaveli is much lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Nilaveli 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.

Nilaveli 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 Nilaveli 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 Nilaveli.

 

Flight Costs to Nilaveli

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,266 average in late December to a low of $1,226 in early October. Median flight price is $1,285. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Nilaveli our data includes 172 originating airports, and 129 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Nilaveli from an airport like Savoonga (SVA) in Savoonga, AK (the United States) for an average $10,419 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Chennai International (MAA) in Chennai (India) at an average of just $162.

 

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 Nilaveli, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $1,040, so you can easily save about 85% 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 Nilaveli can easily cost $160 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $11 per person. Private tours can cost $329 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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