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South America is considered to be one of the most affordable continents for travellers. Below is our financial spend for our journey around
Ecuador from January to March 2017. Assumptions The costs are based upon a couple travelling together. We did not travel as part of an organised tour but as individual travelers. Not considered is the entry or exit transport into/out of the country. Map of Ecuador and the destinations we explored Travel Costs Summary Table
Country: Ecuador including Galápagos USD per person per day Communications $0 0% Groceries $5.59 10% Dining $7.67 14% Leisure $9.88 18% Accommodation $17.43 32% Miscellaneous $1.83 3% Finance $0.21 0% Health $0.15 0% Travel $10.77 20% Government Costs $1.58 3% Total USD per person per day $55.11
Below are the
Ecuador country costs less the regional costs for the Galápagos Islands. Not everyone who visits Ecuador includes the Galápagos Islands and some of those that do, go on multiday cruise trips which have different costs.
Country: Ecuador without Galápagos Islands USD per person per day Communications $0 0% Groceries $5.83 14% Dining $6.09 14% Leisure $8.74 21% Accommodation $15.99 38% Miscellaneous $1.94 5% Finance $0.23 1% Health $0 0% Travel $3.35 8% Government Costs $0 0% Total USD per person per day $42.18 Other Cost Summaries and Budgets Travel budget websites calculated the costs as shown in the below table. We are unsure whether their data includes entry/exit cost. However, it is good to compare our actual versus their data.
Name Website Daily Amount Per Person - USD Comments Budget Your Trip https://www.budgetyourtrip.com/ ecuador $34.00 Travel style: All Bestseller No. 3 Moon Quito (Travel Guide)
Pitts, Bethany (Author); English (Publication Language); 224 Pages - 12/17/2019 (Publication Date) - Moon Travel (Publisher)
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