Is Copacabana Expensive?

Is Copacabana expensive to visit?

While Copacabana is a popular destination, it is also very affordable and not expensive to visit. The average daily cost is just $42. This is actually one of the main reasons why it's so popular with tourists. When compared to other cities in South America, many travelers find it to be a moderately priced destination. It's in the top 50% of destinations in South America for its travel costs, and our cost analysis found it to be comparable to Salento and Cuenca.



Copacabana on Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

How expensive is Copacabana?

The average cost of traveling to Copacabana can vary widely based on many factors, but our calculations based on previous travlers show that the average daily cost is $42 (U.S. Dollars). Your travel style, accommodation preferences, dining choices, and trip duration can alter your individual budget, as you can find a wide array of accommodation, food, and entertainment options available for your visit. Sticking to mid-range hotels, affordable restaurants, and public transit when available can keep your costs close to this calculated average. See more travel costs for Copacabana here.

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

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a weekend trip to Copacabana will cost around $126 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a weekend trip would cost $252.

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

On average, a one week trip to Copacabana costs about $293 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 one week trip costs $587.

Is it expensive to backpack in Copacabana?

Copacabana is a fairly common backpacker destination with more than 5 hostels in the area. Dorm beds in hostels average about $6 per night. (See hostel prices in Copacabana here.) Keep in mind that you'll find a wide range in prices here, too. The most expensive beds are priced around $7 and the cheapest around $5 per night.

Are hotels expensive in Copacabana?

Considering our analysis of hotel prices in Copacabana, it becomes apparent that they are very affordable in comparison to hotels in other cities. On average, you can expect to spend around $43 per night for a hotel room. The city is home to approximately [5_STAR_COUNT] five-star hotels, presenting an average rate of [5_STAR_PRICE] per night. For a balanced choice catering to both comfort and cost-effectiveness, three-star hotels provide an average rate of $68 per night, while two-star hotels offer an even more budget-friendly alternative at $29 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Copacabana
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
3 stars 8 $68
2 stars 14 $29
1 star 1 $29
No rating 2 $39

Av. Costanera Esq. Rigoberto Paredes, Copacabana
Overall Rating 9.2
Avenida Costanera, No. 13, Copacabana
Overall Rating 8.7

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Copacabana?

Activities and things to do in Copacabana can vary in price depending on the type of activity, length, and location. Below are a number of popular activities to give you an idea of what to expect when visiting. Generally, previous travelers have spent $19 per day on sightseeing activities and things to do when visiting, which is more than the country's average of $18.

    • Full Day Tour of Sun Island in Copacabana from La Paz: $100
    • Titicaca Touristic Bus from Copacabana to La Paz_Everyday_1:00 p.m.: $12
    • From La Paz: Cable car ride tour with tasting food.: $49
    • CONDORIRI Mountain 5650m. 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT. TREKKING. English guide. Shared Tour: $300
    • Sun and Moon tour: $95
    • Tour Puno,Isla del Sol - Lago Titicaca y Copacabana: $182
    • Titicaca Lake & Isla del Sol Catamaran Tour: $293

    Is food expensive in Copacabana?

    Food in Copacabana can vary in price depending on the restaurant and food options available. Generally, other travelers have spent $17 on food per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $17. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible.

    Is transportation expensive in Copacabana?

    The prices of local transportation in Copacabana can vary by the type of transit used. Other travelers have spent an average of $14 on local transportation per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $11. To save money, take public transit whenever possible, as it will almost always be cheaper than a taxi or private driver.

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    We've been gathering travel costs from tens of thousands of actual travelers since 2010, and we use the data to calculate average daily travel costs for destinations around the world. We also systematically analyze the prices of hotels, hostels, and tours from travel providers such as Kayak, HostelWorld, TourRadar, Viator, and others. This combination of expenses from actual travelers, combined with pricing data from major travel companies, gives us a uniqe insight into the overall cost of travel for thousands of cities in countries around the world. You can see more here: How it Works.



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