Is Tanzania a safe country?
According to the 2019 Global Peace Index, Tanzania is the seventh safest country in Africa.
Most tourism hotspots are extremely safe
Potentially unsafe regions we recommend avoiding
Is it safe to travel to Tanzania?
Common sense safety guidelines
avoid deserted stretches of beach and other isolated places take a taxi at night instead of walking don’t show off your valuables or leave them in an empty vehicle.
We really do advise travelling with a company that has locals serving as tour guides. Such men and women are invaluable in keeping you safe during your travels.
Safety and security on safari
Choose a reputable tour operator to ensure you have a well-experienced, safety-conscious safari guide looking after you at all times.
Safety and security on Kilimanjaro
Safety and security in Zanzibar
Safety and security in cities and towns
Check with your hotel or tour guide before heading out if an area is safe for walking Don’t wear or carry anything of great value like your grandmother’s pearl necklace Don’t wave a fancy cellphone or camera around as an invitation to chancers to nab it Avoid walking around alone at night. Rather take a taxi belonging to a reputable company.