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Travel In Tanzania

First of all, let’s have a look at some geographical facts about Tanzania

Tanzania Geography

Location – The east African nation of the United Republic of Tanzania is situated along the Indian Ocean.

Geographic Coordinates - 6.3690° S, 34.8888° E.

Area - 947,303 km. sq. (365,756 sq. mi.)

Water (in %) – 6.4

Area (in comparison) – Roughly twice as big as the state of California in the United States.

Map Reference – Africa

Capital City – Dodoma

Border Countries - Tanzania borders with Uganda, Kenya, the Comoro Islands, the Indian Ocean, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, and Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are to the north, northeast, south, east, southwest, and west, respectively.

Getting Around Tanzania

Small airlines service wildlife parks, small villages, and Zanzibar. While domestic flights connect Dar es Salaam with Kilimanjaro and several other airports. From Dar es Salaam, ferries travel over the major lakes and connect Zanzibar and Pemba.

The following is a list of some popular airlines that fly to Tanzania:

  • Turkish Airlines
  • KLM
  • Swiss
  • EgyptAir
  • Neos
  • LAM Mozambique Airlines
  • Coastal Aviation
  • Precision Air
  • Safarilink Aviation

Transportation Options

The majority of Tanzania is served by buses, which vary in terms of comfort, roadworthiness, and crowding. Smaller buses like dalla-dallas and minibuses frequently travel along local routes that are shorter and busier.

Currency of Tanzania

The Tanzanian shilling is used in Tanzania. It is equivalent to about 2100 TZS per US dollar.

For locally offered services, be prepared to pay in cash.

Health and Medication

The CDC advises tourists to take prescription medications like anti-malaria pills to prevent malaria before entering certain regions of Tanzania.

Before a Tanzania trip, make sure all of your usual vaccinations are current. These vaccines include, among others: Flu, Polio, Shingles, Tetanus, and Chickenpox.

Places that tourists should visit while in Tanzania

For a wonderful vacation, make sure to go to the following Tanzania Destinations.

Serengeti National Park

Every traveller’s itinerary should include a visit to Tanzania's well-known national park and popular tourist destination.


The little, relaxed community of Nungwi is home to what is arguably Tanzania's most gorgeous beach (at the northern tip of Zanzibar).


Zanzibar is a lovely destination with stunning white sand beaches and a capital city that is classified as a world heritage site.

Mnemba Island

This little island in the shape of a heart is a symbol of beauty.  The luxury-loving audience is attended to in the paradise-like Mnemba, which is located close to Zanzibar's east coast.

Mount Kilimanjaro

Only the most committed should attempt to climb Africa's highest peak, as it is likely to need a week-long excursion.

Your journey will be a fantastic experience now that you've discovered some fascinating info about Tanzania.

We'll go above and beyond to make your stay memorable when you book a Tanzania Safari with us.

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To start planning your tour with us, you can create an itinerary from scratch, or modify one of our suggested itineraries. Whether your trip is a few days’ or a few weeks’ long, local travel experts will craft a unique itinerary, fully tailored to your wishes. Want to visit the beautiful destination, or start an adventure to reach to the top? They will will make it happen.

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