Haiti Trip Planner

Know Your Trip Budget for Your Dream Vacation to Haiti

How to plan a trip to haiti

The country of Haiti is part of the Caribbean archipelago and shares the Hispaniola Island with the Dominican Republic. The country is the most populous among the Caribbean Community of countries. Originally inhabited by the native Taino people, Spain and France have ruled this island till the middle of 18th century. Your Haiti travel guide will include glimpses into the cultural heritage and natural beauty of the country.

Visa Rules for Entry into Haiti

There is no separate tourist visa requirement for residents of most countries for traveling to Haiti. Only the nationals of Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama and Colombia are required to apply for a visa prior to their entry. All tourists are required to carry their passport which is valid for the next six months. You are permitted to stay for three months with this type of Haiti visa in the country.

The Best Months for Traveling to Haiti

The climate of Haiti is tropical with minor differences due to altitude. You will experience a mild to hot general temperature in the region. The monsoon season arrives twice, with the 1st around April to June with intense downpours. The 2nd lighter but regular rainfall arrives after the hurricanes prevalent in this region. So, the best time to visit Haiti is during winter months of November to early March, when the climate is cooler and drier.

Places You Must Visit

The island-nation of Haiti is rich with cultural heritage and natural beauty. Visit the three historical monuments, The Palace of Sans-Souci, Site des Ramiers and CitadelleLaferrière, considered as the national symbols of Haiti. Your agenda of top things to do in Haiti may include zip-lining on the Labadee Beach, a famous tourist destination known for its white sands and crystal blue seas. The largest waterfall in the country, Saut-Mathurine, located in the southwest region, can find its way into your list of best places to visit in Haiti. The Cathedral Notre Dame in the Camp Haitien is an ideal location to relax and offer your respects after a day of exploration of the surrounding colonial countryside.

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You need to find a rented car at the earliest when you reach Haiti. The alternative means are crowded public transports locally known as “Tap-Tap”. These are typically modified buses or pickup trucks which are the main source of public transportation. So, the question of how to reach Haiti tourist destinations is best solved by hiring private cars, as the other means of transportation is unreliable and crowded.

Where to Stay and What to Eat in Haiti

The country of Haiti may not offer you over-the-top luxury, but there are plenty of options available for a comfortable holiday. You may select the Prince or Le Plaza Hotels at Port Au Prince for star-rated luxurious hospitality. You will find decent accommodations in Haiti for around $100. For a taste of local Haitian flavor, try the ‘Griot’ or ‘Accra’ at one of the native restaurants in the cities.

All these information will make your holiday plan for Haiti an informed decision. The island-nation of Haiti is full of Colonial cultural heritage and natural splendor.

How much does it cost to travel to Haiti

Plan your trip to Haiti with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Haiti is USD 37.5 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 150. For accommodation, be ready to spend around USD 55 for a budget accommodation and USD 70 for a luxury hotel, per day, per person. For detailed Haiti trip cost calculator, use Haiti Trip Planner.


Average Price of a Luxury Trip in Haiti

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 141 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 987 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 1974 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 4230 Per Person

Average Price of a Mid-Range Trip in Haiti

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 208 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 1456 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 2912 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 6240 Per Person

Average Price of a Budget Trip in Haiti

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 74 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 518 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 1036 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 2220 Per Person

*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation

How much will it cost once you're in Haiti

Food & Drinks
  • 3-Course meal (mid-range) USD 15
  • Fast food Combo meal USD 4.54
  • Coffee (Cappuccino regular) USD 2.98
  • Bottle of Water (1.5 L) USD 2.27
  • Soft Drinks (Coke/Pepsi, 0.33 L) USD 0.46
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 L) USD 0.6
Accommodation & Transportation
  • Budget Accommodation USD 55
  • Luxury Accommodation USD 70
  • Taxi Start (Standard Tariff) USD 0.45
  • Taxi per km (Standard Tariff) USD 0.76
  • Fuel (1 L) USD 1.03
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