Is Sucre Expensive?

Is Sucre expensive to visit?

Sucre is a very affordable travel destination with an average daily cost of $44. Compared to the rest of South America, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It's ranked in the top 50% of cities in South America for its travel costs, comparable to places like Cuenca and La Paz.



Sucre, Bolivia

How expensive is Sucre?

For a trip to Sucre, travelers spend on average $44 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 Sucre here to see how all of the average spending costs pan out.

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

On average, a weekend trip to Sucre costs about $131 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 $261.

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

A one week trip to Sucre costs about $305 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 $610.

Is it expensive to backpack in Sucre?

With more than 8 hostels in the area, Sucre 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 Sucre here.) There's a wide range in prices for beds, as the cheapest hostels cost $6, but the most expensive can be more than $14 per night.

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

  • $13 for a dorm bed at KulturBerlin Sucre
  • $9 for a dorm bed at Villa Oropeza Hostel
  • $14 for a dorm bed at Hostal CasArte Takubamba

Are hotels expensive in Sucre?

Examining hotel prices in Sucre, we can see that they are moderately priced when compared to hotels in other cities. The average cost for a night in a hotel room is approximately $48. The city is equipped with about 3 five-star hotels, boasting an average nightly rate of $94. For travelers aiming for a comfortable yet budget-conscious stay, three-star hotels come in at an average of $52 per night, while two-star hotels offer a more pocket-friendly choice at $35 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Sucre
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
5 stars 3 $94
4 stars 8 $59
3 stars 7 $52
2 stars 12 $35
1 star 2 $23
No rating 1 $24

Calle Calvo 237, Sucre
Overall Rating 9.2
Calle audiencia 92, Sucre
Overall Rating 8.8

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Sucre?

In Sucre, 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 $16 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is less than the country's average of $18.

    • Uyuni Salt Flats day tour (4 Small Group): $195
    • 2-Day Icla Canyon Tour from Sucre: $87
    • JATUN YAMPARA - Nucleo Indigena, Agroartesanal - Half Day Tours: $58
    • Hiking Tour in El Palmar from Sucre Bolivia: $250
    • Private Half Day Tour: Sucre Walking Tour with Hotel Pick up: $67
    • Sucre - Walking City Tour - Half Day - English Speaking guide: $64
    • JATUN YAMPARA - Agro-artisan Indigenous Nucleus -Full Day Tours + Lunch: $79
    • Guided Walking Tour in Sucre: $20

    Is food expensive in Sucre?

    In Sucre, 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 $18 per day on food, which is more than the country's average of $17.

    • Traditional Bolivian Cooking Class w/ Cocktail Making by La Boca del Sapo, Sucre: $40

    Is transportation expensive in Sucre?

    Local transportation in Sucre can vary in price depending on the type of transit used. Generally, other travelers have spent $12 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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