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Tanzania Travel Tips and Information

Tanzania Travel Tips and Information

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Official NameUnited Republic of Tanzania
Population55.7 million
Country CodeTZ
LanguageSwahili and English
Country Code (international calls)255

The flight time to Tanzania is approximately ---- hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of Tanzania below. Wishing you pleasant travels to Tanzania.

The United Republic of Tanzania is an African country located in Eastern Africa. It is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Mozambique to the south, and the Indian Ocean to the east. Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania's most iconic volcano, is located in northeastern Tanzania.

Visa and Immigration Procedures to Tanzania

All travelers are required to have a valid passport or travel document, a residence permit and a valid visa to enter Tanzania. Visas can be obtained through any Diplomatic or Consulate Mission of the Republic of Tanzania located in your country. To apply for a visa, an application form, the respective visa fee and 2 passport size photographs will be required. Please ensure to check with the Tanzania Embassy of the country you are from for the correct procedures.

Things/Items Allowed into Tanzania

There are no restrictions on personal items such as jewelry, laptops or cameras, but declaration of these items are compulsory. Travelers aged 16 years and above are allowed to bring 200 individual cigarettes, 50 cigars, 250 grams of tobacco, 1 imperial pint of spirits, non-commercial amount of gifts and other items for personal use and foreign currency. Live animals, plants, foodstuff, seeds, weaponry and ammunition, and medication are restricted. Please contact your nearest Tanzanian Embassy for detailed clarification.

Things/Items Forbidden out of Tanzania

• Local Currency • Narcotics • Pornography • Counterfeit Items • Natural Souvenirs (Starfish, Shells, Corals, Bones, etc.)

Things/Items Forbidden into Tanzania

• Local Currency • Narcotics • Pornography • Counterfeit Items

Voice of Travelers to Tanzania

A beautiful Place in East Africa

Visiting Tanzania was a great experience. I enjoyed the weather, the national parks, and many other things. The air ticket flying to Dar es Salam was very cheap. I spent time soaking up in the sun by the beautiful beaches. Additionally, I went to Kilimanjaro National Park which is very close to Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. The park is one of UNESCO's World Heritage sites. I got to see a number of wild animals like lions, African elephants, and African giraffes. Tanzania is a wonderful place to visit. For people who are looking for an adventurous trip with a cheap air ticket, I recommend visiting Tanzania.

Zanzibar Island Is the Best Place to Spend Time for Summer Holidays

The island of Zanzibar has the best beach in Tanzania. The area around/Zanzibar island is called Unguja. There, travelers can enjoy the soft white sand, windsurfing sports, clear shallow water, and the traditional boats on its shores. I highly recommend visiting in the summer, as the weather is amazing! Other than the island of Zanzibar, Lake Manyara National Park is also highly recommended. The landscape changes by season; during the dry season, the lake shrinks notably, and during the rainy season, one-third of the park is covered by water and thousands on flamingoes will be there. I strongly recommend everyone to visit Tanzania and experience the amazing wildlife.

Hiking in Tanzania

I booked my air ticket to Tanzania through Dubai Airlines. The air ticket was cheap, and it was a nice trip. I spent 6 nights at a beautiful hotel in Kilimanjaro. Fortunately, I had a Tanzanian friend who helped me through the trip including finding the best and the cheapest air ticket. Additionally, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with a well-trained local guide who gave me clear instruction was incredibly fun. If you love nature and hiking, definitely visit Tanzania!

Tanzania Travel FAQs

Q. What should I know before booking my air ticket to Tanzania?

A. To protect the environment and the health of people especially the youth, alcohols packaged in plastic bags, other plastic bags, smoking of shisha and water pipes are not allowed in Tanzania. For more information, it is best to check with your local embassy or the website of the Government of Tanzania's website before booking your air ticket.

Q. When is the best season to book an air ticket to Tanzania?

A. Many tourists like to book tickets to visit during the dry season, from late June to October, as the wildebeest migration and calving can be observed. Others like to book their air tickets for Northern Tanzania, which can be visited all-year-round.

Q. Where should we visit in Tanzania?

A. The Serengeti National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is highly recommended. It is the largest and the most famous national park in Tanzania. 2 million wildebeests, hundreds of thousands of gazelles and zebras and their predators inhabit the park. Endangered species such as black rhinoceros, elephants, wild dogs, and cheetahs live in this diverse community. Additionally, Ngorongoro Crater, Zanzibar, Mount Kilimanjaro and Lake Manyara are great locations to travel to.

Tanzania - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toJulius Nyerere International Airport• Hamad International Airport • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport • Dubai International Airport • Abu Dhabi International Airport • Cairo International Airport etc.

Airports handling direct flights toKilimanjaro International Airport• Frankfurt Airport • Dubai International Airport • Istanbul Atatürk Airport • Addis Ababa Bole International Airport • Kigali International Airport etc.

Flight Routes to Tanzania

Dodoma is the capital of Tanzania. However, the main airport, Julius Nyerere International Airport, is located in Dar es Salaam. Kilimanjaro International Airport is also a large airport located in the Hai District. The cheapest air ticket directly to Julius Nyerere International Airport is from Cairo International Airport by Egypt Air. Additionally, direct flights are also available from Dubai, Amsterdam, Gauteng and Abu Dhabi.