Tanzania

Sports and recreation Zanzibar

Sports and recreation Zanzibar

Sports and recreation Zanzibar Travel Agencies in Stone Town Many agencies, they all offer the same classic excursions: Spice Tours, Jozani Forest, Dolphin's Tour (in Kizimkazi), Changuu Island (Prison Island), but also safaris on the continent (to the Selous […]

Health and Safety Zanzibar

Health and Safety Zanzibar

Health and Safety Zanzibar Health Same recommendations as for the rest of Tanzania. See health in Tanzania. Le antimalarial treatment is necessary. Vaccination against yellow fever (and the vaccination record is proof) is required on arrival. It is essential […]

Culture Zanzibar

Culture Zanzibar

Culture Zanzibar Music: taarab The best known Tanzanian music, internationally at least, comes from Zanzibar. Taarab (Arabic word meaning “joy”) is the most popular form of music in Zanzibar. The groups can count up to forty musicians. The songs are "Sung […]

Recommended routes Tanzania

Recommended routes Tanzania

Recommended routes Tanzania The great parks of northern Tanzania 1 Day: arrive at Arusha, the Tanzanian capital of safaris. Contact with the agency and explore the city. Day 2: Tarangire National Park, the 1st park on the Serengeti road, crossed by a river […]

Zanzibar identity card

Zanzibar identity card

Zanzibar identity card - Political status: Zanzibar bé Location: Zanzibar is in fact constituted. Add about fifty î  Capital city : Zanzibar Town (350 inhabitants).- dimensions: the î Topography: the î Zanzibar area: 1 658 km² Pre Site listed as […]

Geography Tanzania

Geography Tanzania

Geography Tanzania Geography Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa. Most of the country is formed by high plateaus whose altitude oscillates around 1 m. - Mountains : the two highest peaks, Mount Kilimanjaro (5 m) and Mount Meru (892 m). © […]

Money and budget Tanzania

Money and budget Tanzania

Money and budget Tanzania Money, banks, exchange Currency The monetary unit is the tanzanian shilling (Tsh) which divides into 100 cents. 1 € = around 2 Tsh at the start of 600. For 2019 US $, we got around 1 Tsh, at the normal rate (in exchange offices, […]

Zanzibar entry formalities

Zanzibar entry formalities

Zanzibar entry formalities Entry formalities in Tanzania - Visa mandatory. It is very bordered by Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Namanga). Consider preparing $ 50 (or the equivalent in euros). Obtaining the visa before your deletions are accepted. The […]

Money and budget Zanzibar

Money and budget Zanzibar

Money and budget Zanzibar Money, banks, exchange - Currency exchange offices open, roughly, Monday to Saturday 8:30 am (or 9 am) to 18 pm, and sometimes Sunday morning. Friday, break at prayer time, from 12 p.m. to 14 p.m. - The Tanzanian shilling remains […]

Geography and climate Zanzibar

Geography and climate Zanzibar

Geography and climate Zanzibar Topography of Zanzibar Town Imagine a city in the shape of a triangle, 2 sides in the tropics! - Streets and roads: the streets are not accessible to cars, due to their narrowness. When they are, they are called roads. - Tip: most […]

Climate and weather Tanzania

Climate and weather Tanzania

Climate and weather Tanzania Tanzania has roughly 2 very distinct climatic zones: interior, with the highlands (over 1 m altitude), undergoing a temperate tropical climate ; the coast, as well as Zanzibar, in humid equatorial climate. The higher you go, […]

Tanzania cuisine, food and drink

Tanzania cuisine, food and drink

Tanzania cuisine, food and drink Kitchen This is international cuisine (generally very slightly spicy). There are lunch and dinner buffets with a wide variety of European dishes. - Meats : no problem rather on the chicken. - Fish and shellfish. Freshness […]

Transport and travel Tanzania

Transport and travel Tanzania

Transport and travel Tanzania The train © KENTA - Fotolia There are 2 railway networks in Tanzania. - The TAnzanian ZAmbia RAilway (Tazara), train that connects Dar es Salaam to Mbeya and Zambia. A hell of a journey! The railway line is 1 km long, […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Tanzania

Entry formalities and useful contacts Tanzania

Entry formalities and useful contacts Tanzania Entry formalities - Visa mandatory. It is trèfrontièsalaam, Zanzibar and Namanga). Consider preparing $ 50 (or the equivalent in euros). Tanzania e-visa The visa application is made online (e-visa), […]

Sports and recreation Tanzania

Sports and recreation Tanzania

Sports and recreation Tanzania National parks and reserves There are three categories of protected territories: national parks, where the rules of protection are the strongest (no inhabitants); game reserves, where hunting is permitted; protected areas […]

Accommodation Tanzania

Accommodation Tanzania

Accommodation Tanzania Campsites Camping is only permitted on sites provided for this purpose. Small hotel structures in town allow you to pitch your tent in the garden. It is imperative to book in advance with the management of the park through your safarist […]

Transport and travel Zanzibar

Transport and travel Zanzibar

Transport and travel Zanzibar Go to Zanzibar by plane - AéSalaam. Possibility of obtaining a visa on arrival (as at each border, count $ 50 or € 50, as desired). By car Driving is on the left. In Zanzibar, for those without international permit, it is […]

Tanzania identity card

Tanzania identity card

Tanzania identity card - Official name : United Republic of Tanzania. Tanzania comes from the contraction of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. - Area: 947 303 km² Population: around 55 million inhabitants (2018 estimate). 45% of the population is under 15 years […]

Practical life on site Tanzania

Practical life on site Tanzania

Practical life on site Tanzania Time difference - Winter: + 2h. When it is 12 p.m. in Paris, it is 14 p.m. in Tanzania. - Summer: + 1h. Electricity 220 and 230 volts, 50 Hz. power cuts are quite common. The sockets are 3-prong, 2 flat horizontal and 1 vertical. […]

Traditions and customs Tanzania

Traditions and customs Tanzania

Traditions and customs Tanzania Religions and beliefs No official statistics, since 1967, the censuses ignoring the question. An American think tank conducted a survey in 2012 showing that 61,4% of Tanzanians are Christians, and 35,2% Muslims, but these […]

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