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Travel Insurance

Access 2 Tanzania recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and your trip investment. Consider travel protection for: Trip Cancellation Trip Interruption Emergency Medical Expenses Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation of Remains Trip Delay Baggage & Personal Effects Baggage Delay and more. TRAVEL ASSISTANCE & CONCIERGE SERVICES*: With a Travelex Travel Protection Plan, emergency assistance and travel services are just a phone call away from virtually anywhere in the world. YOU HAVE 24/7 ACCESS TO A WIDE RANGE OF SERVICES: Visa Requirements Cash Transfers Assistance with Lost Tickets … 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 Better Business Bureau 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 … 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

Three Options for acquiring a Tanzania Visa 1. NEW: 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 (www.immigration.go.tz) ONLY and NOT through any other links) 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); Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO); Zanzibar Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ); Namanga border with Kenya; Tunduma border with Malawi. … 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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