International flights serve Dar es Salaam -
British Airways fly three times a week, from Heathrow to Dar es Salaam, via Nairobi.
Other carriers who operate to Tanzania via Europe:-
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, ( From Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro).
Gulf Air -
Tanzania can also be reached via African gateways saved by Air Zimbabwe, Egypt Air, Ethiopian Airways, Kenya Airways, and South African Airways.
Most visitors require visas with an exception certain countries of the Commonwealth. It is highly advisable to obtain them in advance from Embassies and high commissions as several airlines insists on them prior to departure. They can also be obtained on arrival at Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro International Airports and at Namanga/Holili on the Tanzania/Kenya border posts. Requirement may change so you are advised to contact the appropriate diplomatic or counselor authority before finalizing you travel arrangements. Although part of the Union of Tanzania, Zanzibar remain independent so passport/Tanzania visas are required even on a dayís visit.
Visitors from Countries infected with cholera and yellow fever must produce international certificates of vaccination, this is particularly relevant for those traveling from neighboring African countries. UK Department of Health recommends vaccinations against hepatitis A, polio and typhoid. It is essential for visitors to take a course of Anti-
WHAT TO TAKE
Don't forget the camera, cam corder and binoculars and take a torch for finding your way around your camp at night.Stock up with replacement batteries for all these goods. Take sunglasses, hat, sun lotion, lip balm -
Some safaris/air charters limit baggage to a 10 -
English is widely spoken but a few Swahili words are always appreciated.
The unit of currency is the Tanzanian shilling which is divided into 100 cents. Visitors can take in any amount of foreign currency, no currency declaration of is required but import and export of Tanzania currency is illegal. Most major currencies-
Distances in Tanzania are vast and traveling by road can be tiring. It is wise to spend more time in fewer parks. You will see more and wonít return home exhausted. Keep your distance from animals and be quiet to avoid distressing them. Always follow the instruction of your ranger or guide. Donít leave your vehicle in the parks except in designated places. Keep to recognized tracks to avoid damaging vegetation.
WHAT TO WEAR
It never gets realy cold in Tanzania so lightweight clothing is norm. On safari avoid brightly colored clothes, they may alarm the animals. Browns , beiges and khaki are preferred . Short -
Wear a hat to avoid sun-
Not normally obligatory but a tip for exceptional service-
An Airport tax of US $ 30 is levied, which may be included in the price of an air ticket.
RELIGION: Christian, Indigenous Beliefs, Muslim
CURRENCY: Tanzania Shilling (TSh)
TIME: GMT+3 International
DIALING CODE: 255 International
Radios: BBC KHz: (daytime) 17885,11940,9770, (evening) 21470,11940,6005
BUSINESS HOURS: Government offices are open from 07:30 -
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