In this section we show requirements and practical information for travel to Tanzania
Your passport needs to be valid for at least six months, otherwise you might not be allowed to enter the country.
The tourist visa for the Republic of Tanzania is acquired directly at the airport, at a price of $50.
We recommend that you visit your nearest International Health Centre, since vaccination guidance changes periodically.
Your nearest International Health Centre will advise you on what you should bring, but just in case here is a brief list:
The Tanzanian Shilling is the currency of the Republic of Tanzania:
The climate is tropical and the average temperature is about 26 degrees. Inland is usually hot and dry, while the coast has a hot and humid weather; at night the temperature drops cooling the atmosphere.
January – February
The so called short dry season before the long rains come in March. These are the highest temperatures of the year.
These are the months without many tourists, when we will enjoy green meadows and the calving season.
March – May
This is the main rainy season, when the tourism is very low and the landscapes very green. Although the rain makes some tracks inaccessible, it is not usually an issue regarding safaris. They are usually at night, but can be unpredictable. The temperatures lower, and the prices too.
June – October
We will have the coolest temperatures of the year, a great moment for sightings since the scant vegetation eases wildlife spotting.
It is high season for tourism, but it won’t prevent us from enjoying the wildlife.
November – December
The short rains season, with which temperature starts rising and tourism starts decreasing.
Comfortable, loose clothing would be the best choice: