Travel Tips

A visa is required for Canadian citizens and can be obtainable through the High Commission office in Ottawa  (http://www.tzrepottawa.ca/visa.html) or upon arrival in Tanzania at the airport for US $50.

  • Passport must be valid for one year for entry.
  • US dollars are accepted in all hotels and restaurants, and gets the best exchange rate.  ATM machines and most major credit cards accepted.
  • Visit a travel clinic for medical and vaccine requirements at least one month before your departure.
  • Consider purchasing medical travel insurance in addition to what is offered in your package.
  • Ensure you have a two pin Voltage: 220-240 Volts (U.S./Canada are 110-120 Volts).  Click here for requirements 
  • Carry all chargers for your various gadgets.
  • Carry an extra memory card and batteries for your camera.
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in most hotels.
  • Pack light for a safari  -  remember, what you THINK you might need, you WON’T use!