Yes, it is highly recommended that you take out adequate travel insurance at the time of confirming your booking. This should cover any medical situation (such as hospitalization), as well as cancellation or curtailment of arrangements and loss of your luggage.
You can get a visa on your entry to Tanzania but you can also get a Visa before you depart your home country from the Tanzanian Embassy in your country
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If you are coming from the USA then bring some cash with you. (See Below)
If you are coming from outside the USA Then American dollars are widely accepted.
Or upon arrival visit an ATM and retrieve some Tanzanian Shillings.
Many national parks and camps do not accept credit cards so having cash is always a good option.
All major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club and American Express) are accepted, but we do recommend that you also carry cash.
Laundry service is available at most hotels and lodges throughout Tanzania. Prices will vary per hotel/lodge and this will be at your expense. However in some camps/lodges throughout Tanzania the washing is done by hand and sun-dried so please allow between 24-48 hours if you require this service.
A head lamp or torch
Camera gear and memory cards
Personal wildlife books
Battery chargers for your electronics
Wear a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun
Shorts and short-sleeved shirts are perfect attire for your safari
Any personal medication
Any specific dietary supplements
Most dietary requirements (kosher, vegetarian hindu etc) can be organized provided we request them well in advance. Please also let us know if anyone in your party will be celebrating a birthday or anniversary or any other special occasions!
More than 40 ethnic languages are spoken throughout Tanzania, although the national language is Swahili. A lot of Tanzanians also understand and speak English especially at lodges, banks, post offices and many shops.