1Best Time To Visit?
All parks and reserves are accessible throughout the year. However,
there are more convenient times for the finest experience.
June to October(Dry Season)- these are the best times for high peak
seasons where game drive are mostly done due to large concentration of
animals. It is also the best time for “The Great Migration” to witness
thousands of wildebeests and zebras migrating to the north.
November to February– the wet season is also good for game viewing,
though the concentration of animals is small compared to the high
season. It’s also the calving season for the wildebeests.
December to March – warm season and best time for climbing Mt
2How To Get There?
Transport To and From Tanzania- the country is both accessible by air
and land. The country has three international airports- Julius Nyerere,
International Airport(Dar) Kilimanjaro International Airport(JRO) and
Abeid Amani Karume International Airport(Zanzibar). A bus can also be
taken to Tanzania form neighboring countries like Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda
Transport Within Tanzania- the main means of transport within the
country include local flights, rental cars and buses.
3Know The Main Safari Activities?
There are various things to do while in the African bushes. These
- Game drive
- Walking safaris
- Cultural tours
- Night Game Drive
4How to get Tanzania Vissa?
It is highly recommended for all travelers to have a visa before
entering the country. They usually cost $50 for citizens from most
countries with the exception of US. Application is done through Tanzania
Embassy website which is highly recommended to do so before you travel.
However, visas can also be obtained upon the arrival at the airport.
It’s important to note that they are valid for only three months from
the issued date.
5Get To Know The Main Health Issues
The great concern is to acquire immunization for Yellow Fever, Hepatitis
A, Typhoid and Diphtheria. However the vaccine is only important for
citizens from countries suspected to have the above diseases.
Malaria is also to be taken seriously since it’s possible to catch it
while in Tanzania. Travelers can have an anti-malaria medication
provided by a doctor. However there are other self defense ways like
covering yourself, applying repellants and sleeping under a net to avoid
anzania’s main mode of payment is Tanzanian Shillings (TShs) and US
dollar ($). It’s recommended to have enough supply of cash since credit
cards are not used everywhere. Most payments are done through dollar
though there are occasions where TShs is highly applicable. The current
exchange rate is US$1= TShs 2270 for $50 and $100 and US$1= TShs 2000
for $1, $5 and $10.
It’s important to have the right and necessary equipments needed for the
safari. It include
Right clothing- long sleeve shirts, raincoats, sunglasses warm pants,
3-4 pair of socks, safari boots, and sunhats
Medical facilities – yellow fever card, malaria medication, pain
killers, sunscreen and mosquito repellants
Electronic devices- digital camera, binocular, tablet/ipad
Personal toiletries- toilet paper, toothpaste, shampoo and toothbrush
The country has many quality and standard hotels and lodges ranging from
budget to luxury. All national parks and game reserves provide the right
hotels to suit personal interests. Lodging is very excellent in urban
centers like Arusha, Moshi, Dar-es-salaam, Mwanza, Morogoro and Zanzibar
ranging from 1 to 5 Star hotels.
The main Tanzanian’s language is Swahili used by most citizens. The
second major language is English, spoken by the majority. However in
rural areas, it is not often for people to use English.
Tanzania is among the world’s best destinations offering great safari
adventures to suit most traveler’s needs. It does not only offer
wildlife safari but also a chance to climb Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest
free standing mountain in the world. It also offers exclusive beach
vacation in the beautiful Zanzibar beaches