Welcome to Tanzania
Tanzania is home to many of Africa’s natural treasures that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. With breathtaking scenery of stretched out plains and glimpses of cloud covered mountaintops, its no wonder why people travel from every corner of the earth in order to experience the truly magical country.
The country is the perfect destination for adventure-seeking tourist with an abundance of safaris and tours related to geographic landmarks. Immerse yourself in the gorgeous vast land and discover the purity of the tranquil nature surrounding you. Also make sure to befriend some of the locals who welcome visitors with warm smiles and open arms.
Destinations in Tanzania
Arusha is a northern city in Tanzania known for its beautiful landscape and abundant...
Dar es Salaam
Dar es salaam is the largest populous city in East Africa. It is the richest and largest city in...
Zanzibar is the semi-autonomous part of Tanzania in East Africa. It is composed...
- Official nameUnited Republic of Tanzania
- LocationTanzania is located in east Africa in the African Great Lakes region. It is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north; Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west; and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south.
- Dialing code+255
- Climate weatherTropical to Temperate
- Population49,639,138 on 947,300 km²
- Official languageSwahili and English
- CurrencyTanzanian Shilling (TZS)
- Foreign currencies acceptedEUR (€), USD ($), GBP (£)
- Entry requirementsVisa required (takes less than 7 days to process); Yellow Fever certiﬁcate is required only for travelers coming from a country with risk of Yellow Fever transmission. (For more information, visit - www.tanzaniatouristboard.com).
- What to knowAll visitors require a passport, valid for the duration of their stay. Preparations are under way for some visitors to obtain visas at any entry point, and this time-saving facility is available to visitors arriving at Zanzibar International Airport. Other points in Tanzania currently offering visa on entry are Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro International Airports, and Namanga on the road border between Tanzania and Kenya. Nationals of some countries do not require visas, so it is advisable to check with your nearest Tanzanian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate prior to visiting. Best time to visit: June to February.