Tanzania

Africa

Overview

Safaris, beaches, honeymoons, family vacations; take your pick only when planning a trip to Tanzania where the wildlife is flourishing, the landscapes are striking, Africa’s famous Mount Kilimanjaro, and the Indian Ocean islands are simply breath-taking.

 

With 16 different national parks, 29 game reserves, and around 40 conservation areas, volcanic sites and marine parks, there is so much you can explore on your visit to this beautiful country. From watching large herds of wildebeest, zebras, lions and the endangered black rhinoceros, to going on fun and exciting safaris and enjoying some cultural tourism, Tanzania is a great holiday destination whether you want to travel in luxury or if you are traveling on a budget. 

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Important information

3 Main Attractions: Mount Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti, the Selous

Culture Norms: When meeting and parting, hands are always shaken; this applies throughout the country in both rural and urban areas. It is the convention to use the right hand, not the left, to shake hands or pass or receive anything. The standard greeting of 'hello' is jambo. Dress is on the whole casual but a smart appearance for formal occasions such as a business meeting or upmarket restaurant is always appreciated. The coast is a little more conservative, and away from the beach it is advised to dress respectably and cover up arms and legs. English and Swahili are the official languages.

Prices of Necessities: Bottle of water –0.9 $, coffee –2.5 $, average restaurant meal for 2 persons –16.0 $

Emergency Numbers: Police: 111 Ambulance: 111 Fire brigade: 111

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Precautions

Vaccinations: Malaria:  Prophylaxis with Lariam, Malarone, or doxycycline is recommended for all areas at altitudes less than 1800 m. Hepatitis A & B, Influenza and Typhoid, vaccinations are recommended for all travelers. Yellow fever, recommended only for those at risk for a large number of mosquito bites. Required for travelers arriving from a yellow-fever-infected country in Africa or the Americas. Two doses of MMR vaccinations are recommended for travelers born after 1956 if not previously taken. Rabies vaccination maybe required depending on your trip activities. Polio booster recommended for any adult traveler who completed the childhood series but never had polio vaccine as an adult.

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Currency

Name: Tanzanian Shilling

Symbol: TZS

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Weather conditions

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127.3
166.5
190.7
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28.8°
29.1°
28.9°
27.6°
26.6°
26.0°
25.7°
26.4°
27.9°
29.1°
29.3°
28.8°
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17.3°
15.4°
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Average Precipitation (mm)

JAN
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132.5
127.3
166.5
190.7
93.9
21.9
14.4
14.6
21.8
40.8
102.7
142.9
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Location: Tanzania
Duration: 6 days

Calling all animal lovers: Join SuperCoucou on an epic 6-day trip to Tanzania’s stunning Ngorongoro Conservation Area, as well as the Serengeti, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Parks! As you make your way from one stunning national park to the next, you will be blown away by the beauty of your surroundings and the rich flora and fauna of this incredible paradise. You’ll find anything from flamencos feeding off the algae that grow in Lake Manyara, to herds of elephants, lions and zebra. What are you waiting for? Book now and get ready for the vacation of a lifetime!

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Location: Tanzania
Duration: 5 days

Looking for a truly exciting way to spend your next vacation? Come spend 5 days in Tanzania’s gorgeous Ngorongoro Conservation Area, as well as the Serengeti, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Parks! As you make your way from one stunning national park to the next, you will be blown away by the beauty of your surroundings and the rich flora and fauna of this incredible paradise. On this spectacular 5-day trip, you’ll find anything from flamencos feeding off the algae that grow in Lake Manyara, to herds of elephants, lions and zebra. What are you waiting for? Book now and get ready for the vacation of a lifetime with SuperCoucou!

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Location: Tanzania
Duration: 4 days

Spend 4 days unforgettable days in Tanzania, first taking you to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, then to the gorgeous Serengeti and Lake Manyara National Parks. As you make your way from one stunning national park to the next, you will be blown away by the beauty of your surroundings and the rich flora and fauna of this incredible paradise. You’ll find anything from flamencos feeding off the algae that grow in Lake Manyara, to herds of elephants, lions and zebra. So grab your hat and sunscreen and get ready for your next adventure!

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Location: Kenya, Tanzania
Duration: 9 days

Enjoy a 9 day package in Kenya and Tanzania.  

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