You need a passport which is valid for more than 6 month after you will leave Tanzania.
For Visa you can apply online at https://eservices.immigration.go.tz/visa
You will find Mosquitos and in some National parks also Tsetse Flies. Please bring medicine and lotion against Mosquitos.
The authorities don’t tell you that you will need Yellow Fever vaccination, but sometimes they will ask you at the airport nevertheless, so it would be good to do it. This vaccination is valid for 10 years.
Please make sure that you have your standard vaccinations like Diphtheria, Tetanus, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Polio and Hepatitis B (by recommendation of World Health Organization).
Sometimes you may get stomach problems because you are not used the tropical climate. Please take medicine with you.
Your safari guide will help you to find advice if you suffer any Indispositions.
The currency in Tanzania is Tanzanian Shillings. In all cities you will find a Bureau de Change. Here you can change Euros, Pounds or Dollars.
When you bring Dollars to Tanzania please know that Dollars which are printed before 2006 will not be accepted. You will find the date of printing on the bottom of every note.
You will also find in the cities international banc automat (ATM). You can use the normal credit cards, but please note that sometimes there is no electricity.
Your Safari guide, your safari cook, and the porters earn only very little money. So they need your tip.
Every person should give 10 -12 USD per day of traveling to every person who is with you. If you are really content you are free to give more.
We have 220- 250 V. For your electronic equipment you need an adapter.
Please notice, you are in Africa, where at sometimes and at some places ( campingsites!)we have no electricity.
Most of the Lodges use a generator for some few hours in case of a power outage.
Also phone connection is not available at every place.
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