Tanzania - Country of Wild beauty and nature!

Travel Information

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Entry Requirements

A Valid Passport and valid Visa for those not exempted.

Airport Tax

A Tax is payable in cash by all passengers departing on International Flights if not included in your ticket at the time of purchase.

International Airports

Dar-es-Salaam International Airport located 15 Km southwst of Dar-es-Salaam and takes approx. 25 minutes to reach by road from downtown.  

Zanzibar International Airport located approx. 7 kms from Centre of Stone Town and takes approx 15 minutes to reach by road. Kilimanjaro International Airport which lies 40 Kms from Arusha and takes approx. 1 hour to reach by road

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Health

An International Certificate of vaccination for Yellow Fever is required for entry in Tanzania.

Time

Local time is GMT +3

Electricity

220Volts AC 50Hz
Communications: International direct dial is available. Country Code is + 255 Several cellular phone Companies operate in Tanzania and roaming Lines work near most major cities and towns. Internet Cafe's are plenty in major city Centres

Bank of Tanzania

Credit Cards

American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Euro Card are accepted by large Tourist establishments around the country. Travellers Cheques in Pounds Sterling or US Dollars and Euros are .

Banking

Banks and Forex Bureaus are available at Airports and in all major Towns. Banking Hours are from Monday to Friday 0830 Hrs to 1430 Hrs. Saturday 0830 Hrs to 1330 Hrs. ATM and 24 Hour Cash Machines are available in branches of major Banks and accept International Visa Card transactions.All Banks are closed on Sundays.

Currency

The Tanzanian Shilling ( Tsh or TZS ) divided into 100 cents is the National currency.