How do I apply for a Tanzanian visa?
What vaccinations do I need for Tanzania?
Insect repellent and sunscreen
What currency do they use in Tanzania?
As of November 2023, €1 equates to roughly 2,656 TSh, and US$1 buys you 2,498 TSh.
Tipping in Tanzania
It's important to factor tipping into your budget planning, as these can add up, especially on longer trips.
Which airport should I use in Tanzania?
Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) in Dar es Salaam
Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) near Arusha
Zanzibar Abeid Amani Karume Airport (ZNZ) in Zanzibar
Fly into Kenya and drive south
What is public transport like?
dala-dala (small local bus) tuk-tuk boda-boda (motorcycle taxi)
Note that if you travel with a tour operator, you'll be driven around in private vehicles throughout your trip.
Is it safe to travel in Tanzania?
Be wary of 'flycatchers'
Dress and behave appropriately for Tanzania
Safety on Kilimanjaro
The latest info
What languages are spoken?
Hello – Jambo (pronounced 'jumbo') Thanks very much – Asante sana (pronounced 'a-sun-tay sun') You're welcome – Karibu (pronounced 'kuh-ree-boo') Goodbye – Kwaheri (pronounced 'kwa-heh-ree')
Any tips for using my gadgets in Tanzania?
1. Using your mobile phone
2. Be wary of prohibited photography
Before you take that picture, ensure there's nothing in the photograph that could get you into trouble with the authorities.