Is Humahuaca Expensive?

Is Humahuaca expensive to visit?

Humahuaca is known as both a well-liked and very budget-friendly destination. With a daily average travel cost of $7, it's generally not considered to be expensive at all. When compared to the rest of South America, it is a very affordable destination. It ranks in the top 10% of cities in South America for its affordability. Its prices are comparable with places such as Mendoza.



Humahuaca, Argentina

How expensive is Humahuaca?

For a trip to Humahuaca, travelers spend on average $7 per day (U.S. Dollars). This is according to our calculations from previous visitors. As this is an average cost, your individual spending may vary, especially since there's a wide range of accommodation, food, transportation, and entertainment options here. If you stick to moderately-priced hotels and restaurants, as well as take advantage of some of free things to do in the area, you can stick close to the average budget. See more travel costs for Humahuaca here to see how all of the average spending costs pan out.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Humahuaca?

On average, a weekend trip to Humahuaca costs about $20 per person. This is based on the previous expenses of actual travelers, and includes accommodation, food, activities, local transportation, and more. For two people, a weekend trip costs $40.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Humahuaca?

A one week trip to Humahuaca costs about $46 per person on average, based on the previous expenses of other travelers. This includes accommodation, sightseeting activities, transportation, food, and nightlife. For two people, a one week trip costs $93.

Is it expensive to backpack in Humahuaca?

With more than 3 hostels in the area, Humahuaca is a fairly popular backpacker destination for travelers looking to stay on a tight budget and have a fun time along the way. Here, hostels cost an average of $10 per night for a dorm bed, with private rooms being more expensive. (See hostel prices in Humahuaca here.) There's a wide range in prices for beds, as the cheapest hostels cost $0, but the most expensive can be more than $19 per night.

Here are a few sample prices from popular hostels in Humahuaca.

  • $0 for a dorm bed at Posada El Sol

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Humahuaca?

In Humahuaca, the cost of activities and things to do can vary by the type of activity, its length, and the location. To provide an estimate of what to expect during your visit, below are several popular activities that are common in the area. On average, previous travelers have spent around $3 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is less than the country's average of $3.

    • Hornocal: Full-Day Tour to the Hill of Seven Colors: $70

    Is food expensive in Humahuaca?

    In Humahuaca, the cost of food can vary by the type of restaurant and food options available. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible. On average, previous travelers have spent around $3 per day on food, which is less than the country's average of $3.

    Is transportation expensive in Humahuaca?

    Exploring local transportation in Humahuaca shows that the price can vary greatly by the type of transportation used. On average, previous travelers have spent $2 per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $2. If you want to save money, use public transit as it's much cheaper than taxis or private drivers.

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