Destination Guide: Tanzania

Before You Go:

Safari packing guide

Currency:  1 Tanzanian shilling= approx .00043 USD. However, safaris are usually prepaid. 

Plugs:  Adapters are needed. Tanzania operates on a 230V supply voltage. Plugs types are D and G.

Time zone: East Africa Time (GMT+3)

When to come:  High season is from June-October -- it's also the best time to view the Mara River Crossing.

How many days: One week

Language:  Swahili and English

Nearest airport:  There are many local/regional airstrips, but the international airports include Julius Nyere and Kilimanjaro.

Visa or shots needed?:  If traveling from the U.S., you will need a visa and papers showing proof of Yellow Fever immunization. Consult the Tanzanian official website for further details.

Getting around: Epic Road arranged all transfers.

Local history:  The famous archaeologist, Dr. Leaky, found the earliest human skull in Tanzania, dating back 2 million years!

Fun fact:  National parks make up 30% of Tanzania.

Where I Roamed:

July 11, 2020 12:47 am

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