Thursday, August 11, 2022

Prices in Kinshasa

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Milk1 liter$ 2.75 
Tomatoes1 kg$ 3.13
Cheese0.5 kg$ 11.00
Apples1 kg$ 7.00
Oranges1 kg$ 4.70
Beer (domestic)0.5 l$ 1.75
Bottle of Wine1 bottle$ 15.00
Coca-Cola2 liters$ 4.20
Bread1 piece$ 1.25 
Water1.5 l$ 2.10


Dinner (Low-range)for 2$ 37.00
Dinner (Mid-range)for 2$ 59.00
Dinner (High-range)for 2$ 90.00
Mac Meal or similar1 meal$ 12.00
Water0.33 l$ 1.00
Cappuccino1 cup$ 6.50
Beer (Imported)0.33 l$ 2.50
Beer (domestic)0.5 l$ 2.00
Coca-Cola0.33 l$ 1.50
Coctail drink1 drink$ 12.00


Cinema2 tickets$ 20.00
Gym1 month
Men’s Haircut1 haircut$ 20.00
Theatar2 tickets
Mobile (prepaid)1 min.$ 0.14
Pack of Marlboro1 pack$ 7.00


Antibiotics1 pack$ 22.00
Tampons32 pieces$ 15.00
Deodorant50 ml.$ 10.00
Shampoo400 ml.$ 9.00
Toilet paper4 rolls$ 5.50
Toothpaste1 tube$ 4.60


Jeans (Levis 501 or similar)1$ 65.00 
Dress summer (Zara, H&M)1$ 70.00
Sport shoes (Nike, Adidas)1$ 170.00
Leather shoes1$ 135.00


Gasoline1 liter$ 1.65
Taxi1 km
Local Transport1 ticket$ 0.60

How To Travel To Kinshasa

BY PLAIN South African Airways, Kenyan Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, and Royal Air Maroc all offer a number of weekly flights from their respective hubs in Johannesburg, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, and Casablanca. Air France from Paris, Brussels Airlines from Brussels, and Royal Air Maroc from Casablanca in Morocco all provide connections...

How To Get Around In Kinshasa

Officially, there is a city bus, which has lately been boosted by the donation to Kinshasa of several older Belgian vehicles to enhance the routes. This system pales in contrast to Kinshasa's "taxi" system, which arose spontaneously to meet the city's demands. These taxis are essentially minibuses. They follow pre-determined...

Districts & Neighbourhoods In Kinshasa

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Sights & Landmarks In Kinshasa

National Museum of Kinshasa, +243 12 61494. The museum, which opened in 1970, has a huge collection of anthropological artifacts.Lola ya Bonobo,  +243 818 141492. The only orphaned bonobo shelter in the world. The sanctuary has existed in Les Petites Chutes de la Lukaya, just outside of Kinshasa, since 2002.Bombo-Lumene Game Reserve (130 km...

Museums & Galleries In Kinshasa

Musee National de Kinshasa (National Museum) - Address: Avenue du 24 Novembre, Kinshasa. The Musée National de Kinshasa, located in the capital, has the country's principal collection of Zairian art.Academie des Beaux-Arts - Address: Avenue de 24 Novembre | À proximité de l'Ecole belge, quartier de la Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the...

Things To Do In Kinshasa

A barbecue on a sandbank beside the Congo River is a must. At the Yacht Club Kinshasa, renting a boat for the day includes a driver and all necessary equipment (tables, seats, a sunbed, and a BBQ). The yacht can accommodate eight people, making it relatively reasonable if you...

Food & Restaurants In Kinshasa

There are several eateries catering to 'expats' where you can pay in dollars but it is prohibitively pricey. Expect to spend up to $20 for a pizza (and $40 at the hotel). Budget Al Dar, near the Memling hotel. A Lebanese restaurant located in the town center. A shwarma sandwich costs...

Shopping In Kinshasa

The following are some of the best supermarkets: Peloustore can be found on the boulevard (large orange/yellow building with green lettering). Excellent veggies and other dry items available in Belgium.Expresse is situated on the boulevard, a bit farther away from Peloustore. Good veggies and the finest "charcuterie," or cold cut...

Nightlife In Kinshasa

Most evenings, Kinshasa comes alive as inhabitants go to Matonge, a district full with dance bars, restaurants, and nightclubs. Bandal and Bonmarche have recently been the most popular "quartiers" for visiting the local bars and "discotheques." Learn how to dance Congolese rhythms at a local nightclub. Prepare to shake...

Stay Safe & Healthy In Kinshasa

Stay safe It is very advised that you always have a local with you at all times (besides while being in your hotel). Cab drivers will frequently accompany you to local businesses and make brief stops, and if you find a good one, they will also function as your interpreter....



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