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Where is Tanzania Located?

Tanzania is located in East Africa, Tanzania is bordered by the Indian Ocean on its Eastern Side, blessing us with the beauty of beautiful Island called Zanzibar. South of Tanzania is Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique. North of Tanzania you will find Kenya and Uganda, whilst Rwanda, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Burundi can be found to the west.

How do I get to Tanzania?

There are several numbers of ways of reaching to Tanzania, however you usually will fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport which located between Kilimanjaro region (37 minutes’ drive from Moshi) and Arusha region (45 minutes’ or 1-hour drive from Arusha City). Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam (640km, or 2 hours’ flight from Arusha City), or at the (45 minutes’ drive from Arusha City.

What is the time in Tanzania?

Tanzania is three hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+3). This means that there’s no time difference between their summer and winter months.

What language is spoken in Tanzania?

The official language of Tanzania is Swahili, and most of our people speak it. Just as well, as we have well over 120 different tribal languages! Fortunately, English is widely spoken in the larger towns and places where visitors frequent. At Women Adventure Africa we have guide who speaks various language as English – Spanish & German.

Is Tanzania safe for me to visit?

Tanzania is one of the safest destinations in East Africa. The locals are generous, friendly and eager to help visitors. However, just use a bit of common sense, don’t flaunt any valuables and you can enjoy the natural wonders, the culture and the people of Tanzania. On a safari, your safety will be in the hands of your guide. Make sure that you follow your guide guidance during wild moment.

How can I plan my Tanzania trip?

Whether you are looking for Wildlife safari – Mt. Kilimanjaro climbing or beach excursion in (Zanzibar), we are glad and so excited to help you plan your Tanzania trip. Contact us today or any time and our team will be glad to provide you the best for your African itinerary trip. We’re so excited to plan your trip to Tanzania.

Weather in Tanzania.

How is the weather & climate in Tanzania?

Tanzania has a generally comfortable climate year-round, The Tanzanian dry season usually starts at the start of June and continues through until the end of October. After that, the ‘short rains’ begin from late October/early November until mid- to end December. There is then a respite from late December to Mid of March, and then the ‘long rains’ start at the end of March and last until May.

When is the raining season in Tanzania?

Here in Tanzania we have two rainy seasons, with the so-called ‘long rains’ from April to early May. Then after ‘short rains’ from late October to early November.

Safety and Health in Tanzania.

Yellow fever vaccination is required when traveling to Tanzania?

Proof of yellow fever vaccination is only required upon arrival if you are travelling from a country with a risk of the virus. This list currently does not include any country in Europe and the United States.

Tanzania free from Malaria?

No. There is a moderate risk of malaria throughout Tanzania according to its tropical climate, there inevitably are mosquitos in Tanzania. The visitors should take advice from a medical practitioner when planning to visiting, as courses of antimalarial drugs usually have to begin before your visit start. You should bring mosquito repellent and wear neutral colored clothes. Most of our partner accommodations will provide anti-mosquito measures such as mosquito nets or spray.

Visas and Entry requirements.

Tourist Visa

Visas are required for U.S. citizens traveling to Tanzania. Foreign nationals may apply for a visa online in advance of travel. Applicants may complete the e-visa application form and make payment online with a credit card or bank transfer at


  • Copy of the applicant’s valid passport.
  • Visa application form dully filled in.
  • Respective visa Fee.
  • 2 passport size photographs (for those lodging their applications through embassies).
  • Provide flight itinerary, ticket or tour operator package receipt.
  • People traveling for specific reasons other than tourism must submit a letter from their organization or office. These include but not limited to volunteers, people attending meetings & conferences, studies, diplomatic, official and any other business not mentioned here.
  • Visa applications for minors under 18 years traveling alone or with only one parent/legal guardians should be accompanied by a notarized letter, jointly signed by parents or legal guardians approving the minor to travel, A copy of their ID

Transit Visa

  • Copy of the applicant’s valid passport;
  • An entry visa or onward ticket to the intended country of destination;
  • Respective visa fee;
  • 2 passport size photographs ( for those lodging their applications through embassies).

Business Visa

  • A valid passport at least for 6 month
  • A work contract or any proof of the work/assignment to be performed within a period not exceeding three months;
  • Respective visa fee.
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