Cost of Living in Pokhara

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$350
$866
🛋️ Without rent
$235
$651
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$115
$216
🍽️ Food
$159
$411
🚐 Transport
$39.7
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$210
😀 Quality of life
29
🏙️ Population
518K

The average cost of living in Pokhara is $350, which is in the top 4% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8936th out of 9294 in our global list and 5th out of 10 in Nepal.

The median after-tax salary is $210, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 8654th (TOP 93%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Nepal. With an estimated population of 518K, Pokhara is the 2nd largest city in Nepal.

✈️ Closest airport 1 km Pokhara Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 35.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 5596 Pokhara University
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Prices in Pokhara

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.98
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.89
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.56
 Cappuccino
$1.09
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$127
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$70.8
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$315
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$142
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3576
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2377
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.52
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.89
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.35
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.7
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.69
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.57
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.61
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.95
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.57
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$13.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$38.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1191

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