Daily Costs

Budget: Less than R1500

  • Dorm bed: R800
  • Cafe or street-stall meal: R200–R500
  • Travel on buses and metro: R40-45

Midrange: R1500–R15,000

  • Double room in a midrange hotel: R3000-15,000
  • Two-course meal: R1000
  • Museum entry fee: R100–R400
  • City-centre taxi ride: R150

Top End: Over R15,000

  • Double room in a top-end hotel: R15000+
  • Two-course meal with wine: R2000+
  • Ballet tickets: R3500
  • First-class train ticket, Moscow–St Petersburg: R7300