Visa. Transfer. Accommodation
For nationals of the majority of countries, 90-day single-entry tourist visa to Tanzania is issued upon entry to Tanzania at the airport for USD 50. Citizens of the USA, however, are given multi-entry visas for USD 100. Nationals of the following countries need to get a referred tourism visa in the nearest embassy of Tanzania ( you could find the list of such countries here
). If you need a referred visa, make sure to apply to the Embassy in at least 45 days before your visit.
Once you finish the border formalities, you will find our transfer driver waiting for you in the “arrivals” zone of the airport with a signboard with your name, who will take you to one of the best hotels in Arusha or Kilimanjaro. Altezza Travel entrusts your accommodation to the proven hospitality providers only.
Contrary to the popular misconception Tanzania is one of the safest country in Africa. Listed among the safest countries on the continent
, Tanzania has always been a hotspot for the nature enthusiasts. This country is one of the few in Africa, whose people have never seen a civil war or other large-scale unrest. The strongest government in the East African region prioritize the development of tourism, and many measures are in force to make sure that the tourists are safeguarded from all risks and hazards.
At the same time reasonable measures of protection are advisable – do not leave your personal belongings unattended, as well as do not demonstrate unnecessarily your wealth to the locals to avoid provocations.
Unless you are entering Tanzania from the epidemiologically dangerous regions, no vaccinations are necessary, though some are advisable. Read our article
to know more about that.
Etiquette and Tips in Tanzania
Though Tanzania is a melting pot of Bantu, European, Arabic, Indian and other cultures, the daily etiquette of the country is quite simple – the Tanzanians have taken the best and the simplest.
Greetings are important in Tanzania. They usually take longer, because the rhythm of life in this tropical country is slower than in the developed countries. So do not be surprised if a Tanzanian is shaking your hand a bit longer than you expected.
Make sure asking permission when you want to take a picture of a local. Respect the elders, be polite and you will never have any cultural problem in Tanzania. Remember that Zanzibar the Muslim population of Zanzibar is very significant. The people there frown upon open clothes, so our guests are advised not to take
Tanzanians are amiable people, for whom hospitality is not an empty word. The locals are very proud of their country and always do their best to make sure that the tourists leave the country with pleasant impressions only.
We’ve come up with some tips
to avoid embarrassing situations in Tanzania