ABOUT TANZANIA

The United Republic of Tanzania formerly (Tanganyika) with an area 947,303 km2. Tanzania is situated in the East of the African continent and borders with Kenya and Uganda to the North and Ruwanda, Burundi and Democratic republic of Congo on the West while Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique on the south and the Indian Ocean on the East.

More useful points about about Tanzania

Capital City: Dodoma
Largest City : Dar Es Salaam
Currency used: Tanzanian Shillings (TZS)
Time zone: EAT (UTC +3)
Calling Codes +255
Official Languages Spoken: Swahili & English

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BEST TIME TO VISIT

Tanzania’s climatic conditions vary from warm, Hot and Cold temperatures all year round with the best conditions for mountain climbing are considered during the dry season though may at times be unpredictable on the mountain

Mid December to Beginning of March and from June to September is usually the dry season with End March to May and October to Mid December the rainy season.

ETHNIC RICHNESS

With mixed cultures such as African, Arabic, Indian and European on all corners of the country though the country is also home to the ancient ethnic famous tribe of the Massai and Hadzabe who are also a source of tourist attractions through the Mauly cultural tourism programmes

MOUNTAINS AND WILDLIFE ATTRACTIONS

Tanzania is home to Africa’s highest mountain on the Northeastern side of Tanzania and Mt Meru the second highest mountain in Tanzania the Usambara mountains and the Oldonyo Lengai mountain which lies close to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro conservation apart from this Tanzania also homes 16 national parks with some of the most famous national parks in the world for example the Serengeti National Park which supports the annual migration of over 3 million wildebeest, Zebra and other game undertaking their long trek to new grazing lands Tanzania also homes a variety of game reserves which includes the famous Ngorongoro Conservation area that homes the Ngorongoro crater.

EXPENSES WHILE VISITING TANZANIA

Mauly tours package trips depending on request include some of the common necessary elements such as Flight bookings, Accommodation Hotels, Meals, Park Fees, Airport Transfers etc though other expenses such as tips for Mountain climbing crew and Driver Safari guide tips , other hotel expenses soft drinks, internet laundry services and other personal expenses should be considered as additional expenses,

TRAVEL VISA AND VACCINATIONS

All international travelers are required to acquire a Visa upon visiting Tanzania one can visit the United republic of Tanzania Embassy within their country or upon arrival in the country at the airport. Also all travelers are required a valid yellow fever vaccination card.

COMMUNICATION

Upon arrival one can acquire local mobile phone sim card for the local network services within Tanzania and can purchase local credit scratch cards from most of the local stores while using smart phones one can also have access to internet connection services through mobile data packages.

ARRIVAL TO TANZANIA AND TRAVEL INSURANCE

Tanzania has arrival of different number of airlines arriving within its international airports which are located in Dar es salaam, Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar other airlines usually have transit airlines from neighboring countries.

Most international travel agents from international countries offer their clients travel insurance when booking their trip though for those booking the trips directly can acquire an insurance from their local insurance agent

BASIC MEDICATION

We usually suggest you to visit your doctor if you require medication or any guidelines other doctors provide clients with preservative treatment medication for diseases such as Malaria

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