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About Tanzania

Tanzania is mainly a tropical country, with a tropical type of climate located between 5º and 15º south of the equator and between longitudes of 40º and 60º East of the Greenwich Meridian, bordered with Kenya, Uganda, to the North, Indian Ocean to the East, Mozambique, Zambia and Malawi to the South, and the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Burundi.

Next to only Brazil, Tanzania has the best natural scenery and beautiful attractions, ranging from national parks, marine parks, beaches, culture, and wildlife. With over a million tourists visits yearly, through Kilimanjaro and Julius Nyerere International Airports in Kilimanjaro and Dar es Salaam respectively.

Tourism contributes about 17% of the Country’s GDP and it is the leading export industry hence immensely contributing to the economy of the country, next to agriculture. It has employed 500,000/- people as both direct and indirect employment.

Tanzania’s national culture by its people originating from 120+ different tribes and ethnic groups offers tourists a chance to learn from different kinds of peoples’ cuisines, language, education, arts and crafts, customs, and norms as well as a total way of living.

 

  • National Parks
  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Game Reserve
  • Historical sites and Towns
  • Museums
  • Cities
  • Language – English is widely spoken, but try to make effort to use common Swahili words
  • Money – US$ and traveler’s cheques are accepted, credit cards are not widely accepted, do not change money in the streets.
  • Health – Malaria is endemic and preventable too, bring prescription and first aid kit, drink only boiled or bottled water and canned drinks
  • Time – GMT +3 Nairobi time
  • Visa – Check current requirements with the nearest Tanzanian High Commission, Embassy or Consulate or check with your travel agent
  • Clothes – lightweight washable clothes and a sweater for early morning travels
  • Insurance – take out travel insurance to cover loss of baggage or valuables, personal accident, and medical expenses.