Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Tanzania are available from the NHS website
For up to date information around safety and security in Tanzania read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Tanzania.
Peak season is July to October. The best time to visit Tanzania is from July to October when the country is at its driest. This coincides with the migration river crossings, however, all the parks offer amazing wildlife sightings at this time as the grasses and bush are at their least dense.
British passport holders are required to obtain a Visa to enter Tanzania. Single entry Visas can be obtained on arrival at the main ports of entry (including International Airports)
The official currency of Tanzania is the Tanzanian Shillin.
Zebras, elephants, wildebeests, buffaloes, hippos, giraffes, antelopes, dik-diks, gazelles, elands and kudus. Tanzania is also known for its predators, with Serengeti National Park one of the best places for spotting lions, cheetahs and leopards.
Ugali is the meal that could be considered as Tanzania's national dish. It is a stiff dough prepared with cornmeal (maize meal), cassava flour, sorghum or millet. The dish is usually served with a sauce that contains either fish, meat, cooked vegetables or beans.
Tanzania is a multilingual country. There are many languages spoken in the country, but no one language is spoken natively by a majority or a large plurality of the population. The Bantu, Swahili language and English
The currency in Tanzania is the Tanzanian Shillin. At restaurants in Tanzania, especially in major cities, it is customary to tip 5%, if a service charge is not included. Alternatively if you are satisfied with the service you can round the bill up to an even amount. Don't worry about tipping too much thought: locals tend to not tip at restaurants.
Local Tanzania travel experts are available.
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What is the time difference in Tanzania?
The time difference is 3 hours
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Best Tanzania guidebook?
Stay informed before during and after your trip to Tanzania with this Tanzania Guidebook .