Tanzania Safari FAQs
What official documents do I need to travel to Tanzania?
A passport valid for at least six months after your date of entry is required on your trip. For those arriving from a country in which Yellow Fever is endemic (such as Kenya), immunization certificate or health card is necessary. A tourist visa to enter Tanzania is required for citizens of the UK, the US, Canada, Australia, and most countries in the EU. On Tanzanian Embassy web sites, various application details and forms can be found. For the latest information related to visa requirements contact your local Tanzanian Embassy.
How safe is it to travel to Tanzania?
On your Tanzania Safari Tours, you will receive a warm-hearted welcome from the generous people of Tanzania who are eager to help and assist visitors. If you are wondering what is The Best Safari in Tanzania Try cultural tours to interact with the local tribes. Although Tanzania is safe, petty thefts are common in busy areas so responsible handling of your luggage and valuables and keeping them safely in your hotel rooms will save you from unnecessary disappointments. We suggest you hinder from wearing too much jewellery or carrying too much cash while on your safari.
How safe is the water and food in Tanzania?
When travelling through Tanzania it is best to drink bottled water. This is a usual Tanzania Safari Faq’s query that we come across. As numerous brands of bottled water are served in all restaurants and lodges you won’t fall short of them. In terms of food defer from ice, raw vegetables, and salads while eating at street restaurants. Hygiene is not an issue at high-end lodges and restaurants. You should also avoid eating in empty restaurants as the. And at the coast make sure your sea-food is properly cooked.
Typical food in Tanzania?
The tasty and delicious Tanzania Food served in the safari camps/lodges are cooked by our professional cooks. You will get freshly baked bread, and produce soups and salads, apart from various lunch and dinner items when meat, fish or pasta dishes are served. The usual day begins with a cup of tea and biscuits. In your brunch, you will be served sausage, cereals, toast, fruits, eggs and bacon. Then the warm delicious buffet lunches are served with salads, quiches and cold meats. At dinner expect an appetizer followed by fish, meat and pasta dishes. The day ends with a stunning dessert, cheese or tea/coffee. As the Tanzanian crew work so hard, Tipping in Tanzania Safari is considered a customary tradition.
Do Camp Lodges have mosquito nets?
Most commonly in Tanzania Safari Faq’s we are asked if the camp lodges have mosquito nets. Depending on the individual locations, such as near open water, altitude, etc, you will receive various qualities of mosquito nets. These tightly sealed and zipped tight camps are made so to avoid the need for mosquito netting. While enjoying housekeeping services or dinner services, you will also receive a mosquito repellent spray service in most camps. Apart from this, for your safety, it is advised to bring trousers/slacks, DEET, sports/long-sleeved shirt and/or blouse and dress/skirt for ladies.
How long are the drives between lodges?
It takes around 5 to 8 hrs long drive between lodges however the duration may vary. You can reach some of the lodges after a 3 hr drive. Or you may also have to travel about 200 km and depending on the road condition, you will reach the necessary location. You will be game driving and participating in other activities en-route to your next lodge in many locations which means you may check into your next lodge at sunset.
What’s the appeal of Ruaha National Park?
For people looking for ‘off-the-beaten-track’, campfire and cultural experiences the Ruaha National Park is perfect. It is the largest National Park of Tanzania with an area of 20,300km2. With its spectacular river systems, pools and rocky kopjes near Ruaha centre, the activities seem too thrilling around the Ruaha River. With grasslands, swamps, and acacia woodland as other, Ruaha has a hot, dry climate, particularly between June-Nov. The hottest period is generally between Oct and Nov. The rains begin after this and the areas become swampy.
What can you do at Ngorongoro Crater?
Another intriguing Tanzania Safari Faq’s is about various activities in Ngorongoro Crater. As wildlife safaris are quite famous here and some of the archaeological and cultural tours here are unforgettable. Oldupai Gorge is another area of significance and is a most important archaeological excavation where some of the world’s most humanoid remains were discovered. Datoga people, Hadzabe people, and hunter-gatherers and pastoralists have inhabited this land for thousands of years. The Shifting Sands exist amongst the winding sandy tracks through the open grasslands and acacia trees.
What should I wear on safari in Tanzania?
In our well-articulated Safari Packing List Tanzania, we have mentioned the best and the most necessary items that you simply cannot miss on your safari. This includes which is usually a modest wear and light clothing, that is comfortable and of neutral colours. This is because the warm plains will not require long sleeve clothes except while sleeping at the camps and lodges. Good quality walking show is of great help on the safari. Pack sunhats, sunglasses and sunblock to stay protected from the sun.
What’s the best time for wildlife in Tanzania?
Are you wondering – What Is the Best Time of Year to Visit Tanzania? Well for wildlife viewing the Best Time to Visit Tanzania is throughout the years except for the period between March and May when its rain torrentially. In November and December once the ‘short rains’ fall stops the migration moves from Kenya’s Masai Mara down through the eastern side of Tanzania’s Serengeti. Consist of high levels of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus the nutrient-rich short-grass plains of Serengeti is vital nutrients and elements for the pregnant wildebeest and their new young ones are born. Between January and April, you will see a great number of wildebeests in Serengeti.