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Covid-19 Travel Requirements

Traveling to and from Tanzania during Covid-19 The information on this page will be updated periodically as requirements and protocols change. Date of last update: 23/Aug/2021 All full time Access 2 Tanzania safari guides have been vaccinated against Covid-19 Leaving Home Your international airline may have pre-boarding testing requirements. Please study the requirements of your airline and international airport(s) carefully. Most of our guests travel through Amsterdam and currently if you have a transfer in Amsterdam you do not need to show a negative NAAT (PCR) test result or rapid … Read More


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Travel Insurance

Why is travel insurance so important? In today’s changing travel environment, it’s important to protect your travel investment so you can relax and enjoy your trip. Unforeseen events such as flight delays, baggage loss or even a sudden sickness or injury could impact your travel plans. For your convenience, we offer a Travelex Insurance Services protection plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected. For more information on the available plans click here or contact Travelex Insurance 800-228-9792 and reference location number 23-0071. Questions about coverage as it pertains … Read More


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Kilimanjaro Packing List

Notes The pack that the porters carry on Kilimanjaro is limited to 15 kg (35 pounds). Overweight or extra luggage will require an extra porter at $15/day Wrap clothing in waterproof bags. In the day pack, take along water, sunglasses, camera, binoculars, rain pants and jacket at a minimum. Add any other items you might need during the day because you may not see the porters until the end of your trek for that day. Bring double extra sets of batteries as cold weather shortens their life. Carry critical climbing … Read More


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Helpful Links

Here are a few helpfu links to use when planning your trip. It’s a good idea to check them all out and familiarize yourself with Tanzania! Africa Travel Association AMREF Flying Doctors Society of Africa Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Kenya Embassy Permanent Mission of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations Tanzania Association of Tour Operators Tanzania Embassy Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) Travel Guide Travelex Insurance Services Trip Advisor US Department of State US Department of State – STEP Program British Airways Delta Airlines Emirates … Read More


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Travel Tips

Beaches (Zanzibar) Note that some beaches are better on Zanzibar than others. Many beaches are shared with local Tanzanians who are using the beach for fishing or farming seaweed for a living. At times this activity is heavier than at other times. If you plan to swim in the ocean a lot then you should consider whether this type of activity would make it harder for you to enjoy the ocean. Note that the tide can also impact your ability to enjoy the ocean. Sometimes, a low tide can mean … Read More


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Packing List

General Packing List In general, pack lightly. Leave room for gifts and souvenirs. Soft­sided luggage packs more easily into the safari vehicle. Always carry passport, airline tickets and money on your person. A fanny pack or moneybag that hangs around the neck works well. In case luggage doesn’t arrive the same day you do, put enough clothing and supplies for the first day in your carry­on luggage. If taking a domestic flight luggage weight restrictions range between 15-­20 kgs (33­-44 lbs) total per person. If climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro or Mt. … Read More


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Medical Tips

We have compiled this information for you from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website (www.cdc.gov/travel) for your easy reference as a traveler planning to visit Tanzania / East Africa. Food and waterborne diseases are the number one cause of illness in travelers. Travelers’ diarrhea can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or parasites, which are found throughout the region and can contaminate food or water. Infections may cause diarrhea and vomiting (E. coli, Salmonella, cholera, and parasites), fever (typhoid fever and toxoplasmosis), or liver damage (hepatitis). Make sure your food … Read More


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Tanzanian & Kenyan Visa Information

Two Options for acquiring a Tanzania Visa 1. E-Visa Online Application Process (Please provide 10 business days for your e-visa to be processed and approved. Visa applicants are advised to make their applications through the Official Tanzania Immigration website (https://eservices.immigration.go.tz/visa/) ONLY and NOT through any other links. Please use the GOOGLE CHROME web browser to complete your online application. Other browsers do not work well.) The E-Visa process will allow you to fast track your visa procurement upon arrival at select points of entry: Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR); … Read More


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When 2 Go To Tanzania

Location Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec NORTH: Arusha NP Lake Manyara Ngorongoro Serengeti Tarangire Weather: Price: Popularity: Periodic Rains Costs are elevated Busy. Many lodges book full Rainy Season* Costs are reduced Slow. Few travelers Rains End Medium costs More busy Dry Season Costs are elevated Busy. Many lodges book full Dry Season Medium costs Not as busy but still busy Short Rains* Medium costs Slower Rains end Peak holiday Full holiday SOUTH: Mikumi Ruaha Selous Undzungwa Weather: Price: Popularity: Rainy Season Costs … Read More


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How 2 Book Your Safari

Booking Procedure, Package Pricing, Payment & Terms Booking Procedure You make an inquiry. We contact you to set up an initial phone consultation (one person or whole group). We develop a first draft itinerary. Several variations are made until the perfect itinerary is reached. Prior to going to contract we have our office in Arusha run a comprehensive availability check on all accommodations and request provisional bookings. If all accommodations are available, you are sent a final contract/itinerary for signing and your deposit is due (see Terms & Conditions). If availability is … Read More



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