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. 

Top

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

Top
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.

Top
Currency

Name: Tanzanian Shilling

Symbol: TZS

Top

Weather conditions

Temperature
image
Average High
Temperature (C)
image
Average Low
Temperature (C)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
28.8°
29.1°
28.9°
27.6°
26.6°
26.0°
25.7°
26.4°
27.9°
29.1°
29.3°
28.8°
18.6°
18.7°
18.7°
18.6°
17.3°
15.4°
14.8°
15.2°
16.1°
17.4°
18.3°
18.7°
Precipitation
image
Average Precipitation (mm)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
132.5
127.3
166.5
190.7
93.9
21.9
14.4
14.6
21.8
40.8
102.7
142.9
Top
Temperature
image
Average High
Temperature (C)
image
Average Low
Temperature (C)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
28.8°
29.1°
28.9°
27.6°
26.6°
26.0°
25.7°
26.4°
27.9°
29.1°
29.3°
28.8°
18.6°
18.7°
18.7°
18.6°
17.3°
15.4°
14.8°
15.2°
16.1°
17.4°
18.3°
18.7°
Precipitation
image
Average Precipitation (mm)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
132.5
127.3
166.5
190.7
93.9
21.9
14.4
14.6
21.8
40.8
102.7
142.9
  • Traveling to Tanzania and need advice?

    Ask locals and travelers!
Filter:
Sort by:

package
Location: Tanzania
Duration: 7 days

Get away from the wedding bells and spend your honeymoon at the shimmering shores of Zanzibar! Come to Diamonds Mapenzi Beach where you will be able to spend 7 days at total leisure, whether you lounge on the beach, explore the historical sites of Stone Town or curl up in the comforts of your hotel where you will have access to a luxurious spa!

view details
Private
This trip is private; included guides and transportation are for you and your group only.
Departure time may be flexible depending on the visit/activity and prices usually depend on group size.
from
package
Location: Tanzania
Duration: 7 days

Get away from the wedding bells and spend your honeymoon at the shimmering shores of Zanzibar! Come to Hideaway of Nungwi where you will be able to spend 7 days at total leisure, whether you lounge on the beach, explore the historical sites of Stone Town or curl up in the comforts of your hotel where you will have access to a luxurious spa!

view details
Private
This trip is private; included guides and transportation are for you and your group only.
Departure time may be flexible depending on the visit/activity and prices usually depend on group size.
from
package
Location: Tanzania
Duration: 7 days

Go on the magical honeymoon you've always dreamed about with SuperCoucou and spend seven unforgettable days in the beautiful Tanzania! With a variety of attractions and beaches, Zanzibar is the ideal location for a fun and romantic honeymoon. From relaxing on the beach, sipping on a delicious cocktail to romantic couples massages and candlelight dinners, you'll definitely feel mellowed out after this vacation. 

view details
Private
This trip is private; included guides and transportation are for you and your group only.
Departure time may be flexible depending on the visit/activity and prices usually depend on group size.
from
package
Location: Tanzania
Duration: 4 days

If you're looking for the perfect location to relax and unwind, this is the perfect trip for you! The exotic island of Zanzibar will surely give you what you're looking for, with its breathtaking beaches, beautiful Olt Town, and 50 mosques. This weekend trip will give you a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of the modern-day life.

view details
Private
This trip is private; included guides and transportation are for you and your group only.
Departure time may be flexible depending on the visit/activity and prices usually depend on group size.
from
This diary is empty :(
Ok