Is San Miguel de Tucuman Expensive?

Is San Miguel de Tucuman expensive to visit?

San Miguel de Tucuman is known as both a well-liked and very budget-friendly destination. With a daily average travel cost of $11, 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 Buenos Aires, Argentina and Medellin.

How expensive is San Miguel de Tucuman?

Travelers spend an average of $11 per day when visiting San Miguel de Tucuman (U.S. Dollars). This is according to our calculations which come from the expenses of previous visitors. While this is an average cost, prices can vary by travel style, the length of your trip, and other factors. You can stay fairly close to this average if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and take public transportation when possible. See more travel costs for San Miguel de Tucuman here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to San Miguel de Tucuman?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a weekend trip to San Miguel de Tucuman costs around $34 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $67.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to San Miguel de Tucuman?

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a one week trip to San Miguel de Tucuman will cost around $79 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a one week trip would cost $157.

Is it expensive to backpack in San Miguel de Tucuman?

With more than 4 hostels around town, San Miguel de Tucuman is a fairly popular backpacker destination. Hostels usually cost an average of $8 per night. There's a wide range in prices here, as the cheapest beds cost around $0. The most expensive dorm beds will cost more than $20 at times, too. (See hostel prices in San Miguel de Tucuman here.)

Here are a few sample prices from popular hostels in San Miguel de Tucuman.

  • $20 for a dorm bed at Pura Vida Mae Hostel
  • $0 for a dorm bed at Urban Jungle

Are hotels expensive in San Miguel de Tucuman?

When we look at our analysis of hotel prices in San Miguel de Tucuman, we find them to be very economical in comparison to the rest of the world. The average nightly cost for a hotel room here is approximately $55. The area boasts about 1 five-star hotels with an average rate of $37 per night. For those seeking a balance between comfort and affordability, three-star hotels offer an average rate of $54 per night, while two-star hotels provide an even more budget-friendly option at $32 per night.


Hotels by star rating in San Miguel de Tucuman
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
5 stars 1 $37
4 stars 4 $90
3 stars 11 $54
2 stars 5 $32
1 star 3 $39

25 De Mayo 230, San Miguel de Tucuman
Overall Rating 8.9
Av. Soldati y Calle Haití, San Miguel de Tucuman
Overall Rating 8.6

How expensive are sightseeing activities in San Miguel de Tucuman?

In San Miguel de Tucuman, 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 more than the country's average of $3.

    • Entrance ticket to Aerial Park, Zip Line and Palestra: $27
    • Discover Tafí del Valle and Quilmes Ruins in a Day Tour: $93
    • Rio Hondo Hot Springs Full Day Tour from Tucuman: $93
    • Yungas Half-Day Tour from Tucuman: $58

    Is food expensive in San Miguel de Tucuman?

    In San Miguel de Tucuman, 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 $4 per day on food, which is more than the country's average of $3.

    Is transportation expensive in San Miguel de Tucuman?

    Exploring local transportation in San Miguel de Tucuman shows that the price can vary greatly by the type of transportation used. On average, previous travelers have spent $3 per person per day, which is more 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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