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Tanzania

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Recommended Inoculations:

• Routine Inoculations (MMR, DPT, Polio)
• Yellow Fever
• Hepatitis A & B
• Typhoid
• Rabies
• Malaria Prevention Medicine

The CDC recommends that you purchase your Anti-Malaria drugs in the US due to the fact that many overseas manufactured drugs contain harmful additives that contaminate the medicine.

Visit http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/tanzania.aspx for more information.

Currency:

Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
Most major credit cards accepted only in larger hotels and centers.

Electricity:

230v/50Hz

Visa Requirements:

• A visa application
• A valid passport
• Two recent passport size photos
• Applicable fees
• Proof of travel plans

It is recommended that you obtain your visa prior to your departure.  Your travel agent/outfitter will be able to help you obtain the proper documents you will need to get your visa.

Information gathered from the Tanzania Embassy at
http://www.tanzaniaembassy-us.org/tzevisa.html

Climate:

These are approximate numbers by temperature (°F) and then rainfall (in.)

 

Dar Es Salaam

Arusha

Mbeya

January

87/77            2.5”

84/50               2”

72/57               7”

February

87/77            2.5”

84/51               3”

72/57               6”

March

87/75            5.5”

80/54               7”

72/57               6”

April

86/73             11”

78/58             15”

72/55            4.5”

May

84/72               7”

73/52            8.5”

70/52               1”

June

84/68            1.5”

70/48            1.5”

69/48               0”

July

82/66               1”

69/49              .5”

69/46               0”

August

82/66               1”

73/47               1”

71/48               0”

September

82/66               1”

77/45               1”

77/52               0”

October

84/70               2”

80/51            1.5”

78/56               1”

November

86/74               3”

82/51               4”

78/56               2”

December

88/76               4”

82/50               4”

77/58               6”

 (Lonely Planet, Read This First: Africa, the essential predeparture travel guide)