Travel Information on Tanzania, Travel Tips on Travel to Tanzania
Traveler's Advisories, Travel Information for Tanzania
The country is accessible by air, sea, rail or road. Several major
international airlines operate in Tanzania. And by road there are
regular shuttles between Nairobi a major Regional hub and Arusha
the Northern Tourism Centre.
An onward ticket and sufficient funds are required when entering
Tanzania. All visitors require visas. Visas are available at all
Tanzanian Embassies abroad and at all entry points into the country.
A Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is essential if arriving
from a Yellow Fever infected areas. Anti malarial tablets are recommended.
Take prescribed drugs a few days before arrival, during your stay
and for a short period after returning. Boil or sterilize drinking
water and milk. Cook or peel vegetables and fruits. Personal Insurance
is recommended. Flying Doctors facilities are also available.
There are no restrictions on the importation of foreign currency.
The import or export of Tanzanian shillings is illegal. The rate
of exchange varies. Foreign currency can be changed at the Bureau
de Change and Banks. Major credit cards are accepted in the larger
hotels but it is advisable to carry a reasonable amount of cash
What To Bring:
The following equipments are essential; camera,
camcorder, binoculars, flashlights, replacement batteries, sunglasses,
hat, sun lotion, lip balm and some insect repellent.
For ladies; light easy drip-dry blouses, skirts, and khaki trousers.
For men: drip-dry casual shirts, khaki trousers, and bush jackets
Bright colours should be avoided in wildlife areas Immodest dressing
will offend local traditions.
There is a variety of food. You’ll find international cuisine
in the hotels, restaurants and lodges. On the coast, fish and lobsters
with local dishes such as Biriyani and meat or fish curries. Specialties:
spiced tea or coffee and ‘Halwa’ a sweet dessert with
The protection of nature is everyone’s concern. On safari,
do not collect or buy bones, skins, horns, teeth, feathers or shells.
And on the coast do not bring back coral, shells, or starfish, which
play an important role in the fragile ecosystem. Do not litter where
others are expected to visit. The guides know the local habits and
customs. It is always advisable to ask someone’s permission
before taking his/her photograph.
Locally made products are available at good prices. On the mainland,
You can find batiks, the Tinga-tinga paintings, and objects in ebony
(cutlery, Bracelets, sculptures, furniture), basket ware (baskets,
hats, rugs), beaded Maasai necklaces, precious jewels (gold, diamonds,
Tanzanite and other Gemstones). In Zanzibar you can find textiles
(wrap arounds: Kikoi for men and Khanga for ladies), carved chests,
perfumes, natural lotions and spices.
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