Cost of living in Dali

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Cost of living in Dali

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Living cost:Average



Dali Ancient city is 13 kilometres away from xiagun in Dali, Yunnan Province is one of three Ancients of Dali scenic spots. Dali is of the most popular spots for independent China travellers and very popular for studying and working in Southern China.


Meal,inexpensive restaurant                     25.00RMB

Meal for two people, mid-range restaurant, 3 course     100.00RMB

Mcmeal at McDonalds                          25.00RMB

Imported beer (11.2 OZ small bottle)              5.00RMB

Domestic beer (1-pint draught)              25.00RMB

Coke/Pepsi (11.2 OZ small bottle)                 4.00RMB

Water (11.2 OZ small bottle)                     1.33RMB


Milk (regular) (1 gallon)                       41.64RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (1lb)                   13.61RMB

Rice (white) (1lb)                            8.62RMB

Chicken breast (boneless) (1lb)                   12.47RMB

Apple (1lb)                                 6.35RMB

Tomato (1lb)                                3.02RMB

Potato (1lb)                                2.72RMB


One way ticket (local transport)                  2.00RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                    250.00RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                       9.00RMB

Taxi 1 mile (normal tariff                       2.90RMB

Rent Per Month           

Apartment (1 bedroom) inside city center           1,900.00RMB

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city center          1,000.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) inside city center           4,000.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city center          3,100.00RMB

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