Destination Guide: Tanzania
Before You Go:
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.