What it Cost: South Africa
June 20 – Aug 12, 2015
<This is a breakdown of the money we spent exclusively in South Africa. This Post will give you the broader look at how we planned, saved, etc. for the trip in general.>
Total Cost: $4778.77
Nights in Country: 54
Exchange Rate: 12 Rand = $1 (all amounts are in USD)
Total Per Day
Transportation* $858.59 $15.90
Housing* $1399.01 $25.91
Food $1443.06 $26.72
Entertainment* $219.17 $4.06
* A couple of notes and lessons learned in South Africa
Transportation – We are tracking inter-country transportation separately. In the case of South Africa, we flew from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Cape Town, South Africa on South Africa Air for $761.73.
Housing – Includes 20 nights house-sitting in Johannesburg where lodging was free.
Gear – Gear purchases for our upcoming Mongolia back country horse trek (mostly warm clothes!).
Postage – Shipped home one box of gear to make room for new Mongolia gear.