What it Cost: Peru
Feb 9 – Mar 2, 2015
<This is a breakdown of the money we spent exclusively in Peru. This Post will give you the broader look at how we planned, saved, etc. for the trip in general.>
Total Cost: $2339.13
Nights in Country: 21
Exchange Rate: 3 Peruvian soles = $1 (all amounts are in USD)
Total Per Day
Transportation* $685.53 $32.64
Housing $474.66 $22.60
Food $541.23 $25.77
Entertainment* $590.33 $28.11
* A couple of notes and lessons learned in Peru
Transportation – We are tracking inter-country transportation separately. In the case of Peru, we took a bus from Loja, Ecuador to Piura, Peru for $24.25. The VAST majority of our travel costs were from the flight we took from Cajamarca to Cusco ($598.78).
Entertainment – The VAST majority of this was relating to visiting Macchu Pichu – almost $500!
Medical/Pharmacy – Malaria medicine for upcoming Africa leg of our trip!