Immunization / Health.     

 As from 2008 an International Certificates of Vaccination for Yellow fever. Is now an administrative requirement for entry to Tanzania. The following vaccinations are commonly advised by UK GPs & are best administered when detailed below. Vaccinations for East Africa travel is updated regularly by the WHO. Your local healthcare practice will usually up to date list. Consult them for help.

 YELLOW FEVER  10 days before traveling

HEPATITIS A 2 weeks before traveling

TYPHOID 10 days before traveling.

 ANT-MALARIAL (prophylactics) for Tanzania, It’s important for visitors to take a course of ant- malarial-treatment ahead of their departure.  Modern medical services are available in most towns. In rural areas chemists are limited, we advise you to bring some medicines with you.

Climate.  

 Cost areas are hot & humid with an average day time temperature of 30 Centigrade. See breezes make the clement very pleasant from June to September. The central plateau it’s hot in days & cool nights. Highly altitude between cost & northern highlands has pleasant climate between January & September, with temperature averaging around twenty centigrade. Temperatures vary around Kilimanjaro according to seasons, registered law temperature 10 centigrade, during May –> August. Rising to 22 centigrade December —> March. For the whole country, October to February is the hottest months in the country. The long rain season start mid—-march to May. Tanzania weather (www.wetherforemap.co/Tanzania/Arusha weather (www.accuwether.com

What To Take On Safari/Voyage.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     We We advise our guests while on National Parks to keep distance from animals and be quite to avoid distressing them.  Always follow instruction of your guide, do not leave 4 x 4 in the parks except in designated places. It is wise to spend more days in few National parks it will give chances of seen more wildlife.

What to wear.             

 FELINE SAFARIS TANZANIA LIMITED. recommending our guests to carry lightweight clothing, it never gets real cold except Ngorongoro in night and early morning. In other place it can be chilly in morning, park a sweater. Avoid brightly color clothes, they may alarm animals & may also attracting testes flies, Khaki, browns, beiges are preferred, short–sleeve shirts/blouses & shorts are recommended during safaris or climbing on hot days on Oldonyo Lengai mountain. For climbing Kilimanjaro/Mount Meru. Carry thermal underwear’s, rain jacket, good socks & sturdy boots, hut, sun glasses, gloves. On summit of Kilimanjaro temperature lows to -minus.  Climbing Oldonyo Lengai mountain don’t need thermal clothes, still carry good boots, hut, sun glasses, short sleeve clothes, and jacket, sun lotion, lip balm, repellent.  In cost area are Muslims territories, we advise girls not to wear very short clothes in towns except at the beaches, the language spoken in Tanzania is Swahili, English is also widely spoken

Electrical; Bring good camera lenses, memory cards with big GB. Camera charger, adapter. Carry binoculars, torch. Batteries are available in most shops in towns, still bring spare with you, they may be more expensive in hire, the main electricity supply is 220v, 50Hz. Plugs are usually the 13–amp-3pin square(British)type. Our 4 x 4 are also supply 220v for recharging cameras.

Currency. 

Visitors may carry any amount of foreign currency, for security reasons there no essential purposes of carrying big amount of money, there’s banks and ATM Machines in most  towns, but ATM provide Tanzanian shillings, not more than 400$ in 24hrs, no any currency declaration is required, but import and export of Tanzanian currency is illegal. Most currencies, particularly US Dollars, stealing pounds & Euros are convict able at banks & bureau DE change in main towns and tourist areas. Credit cards mainly visa and Master card are general accepted in larger establishments. Cash are accepted in most places except in National Parks.

International Flight to Tanzania. www.skynner.net/tra

KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CODE- JRO www.kilimanjaroairport.co.tz/  International flights. KLM Royal Dutch Air lines from Amsterdam –> Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) –> Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) –> Dar es Salam Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR).

KLM Flights direct from Amsterdam to Kilimanjaro(JRO)

Turkish Airline  to Kilimanjaro(JRO),

Qatar Airlines   to Kilimanjaro(JRO),

Air France   to Kilimanjaro(JRO),

 Ethiopian Airlines   to Kilimanjaro(JRO)

Kenya Airways    London –>Nairobi —-> Kilimanjaro(JRO)

Swiss flights  from Zurich to Dar es salaam.

 Egypt flights

 South African Airways

Oman Air

Emirates flights

Other International Airports Served In The Region.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         MWALIMU JULIUS NYERERE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CODE-(DAR)  (wwwgovolo.com/light-der-es-salam.html)

Eight miles from the city center Dar Es Salam,

 Flying distance from DAR to Arusha air port(ARK). (484KM)300(miles)

 Flying distance from (DAR)to Kilimanjaro (JRO) (452KM)(281miles)

  Flight distance from DAR –> NBO Nairobi(669KM) (416miles)

ABEID AMANI KARUME INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CODE-(ZNZ)

 5 miles from stone town Zanzibar.

Flight distance from Zanzibar to (JRO)(394KM)(244miles)

  Flying  distance from Zanzibar  to Arusha air port(ARK).428KM) 266Miles)

 JOMO KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CODE-(NBO)

 NBO locate in Nairobi Kenya,

 Flight distance from(NBO) to (JRO)(235KM) (miles 146)

Flight distance from Jomo Kenyatta (NBO) to Zanzibar(ZNZ) 603KM) 374miles).

Busy months such as July, August & December will make it harder to find affordable flights to(JRO) Kilimanjaro Airport. Feline safaris recommending you to buy your Air ticket several month ahead of departure.

Getting to Arusha using other Gate way;  if unable to find affordable flight to Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) the other alternative is to fly to Kenya Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and connect flight to Kilimanjaro. Some Air company going to Jomo Kenyatta Kenya they connect to Kilimanjaro International Airport. Or connect from Jomo Kenyatta to Kilimanjaro by Air Company mentioned below if the one you are going with is not going to Kilimanjaro.

Precision Air www.precisionairtz.com

Kenya Airway www.kenya-air.com

Distance from Jomo kenyatta to Kilimanjaro(235KM)

Opt; may spend a night at the hotel and if you wish you may catch a shuttle bus  in morning to Arusha,

RIVERSIDE SHUTTLE. www.riverside-shuttle.com

DEPATURE from   Nairobi    8:15hrs   Arrive Arusha 13:00hrs  ……….//…………  Nairobi 14:00hrs Arrive Arusha 18:30hrs

DEPATURE from   Arusha 8:15hrs Arrive Nairobi 13:30hrs ………//……….. Arusha  14:00hrs Arrive Nairobi 18:30hrs

COST 35$.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Opt Option of landing Julius Nyerere International Airport(Dar Es Salam), may connect flight to Arusha Airport (ARK) there a lot of small air companies traveling between Dar Es Salam & Arusha.  Flying distance to Arusha Airport (484KM).  www.precionairtz.com. Flying from Dar Es Salaam to Arusha – (ARK)-twice a day.   Or may connect flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport(JRO) (452KM)

Passport/Visas:

 Most visitors require visas with exception of certain countries of commonwealth. It’s advisable to obtain them from Embassies and high Commissions as several airlines insist of them prior to departure. If you  flying first to Kenya is possible to purchase your tourist visa at the Airport when you land, and it’s mult-entry basis for Kenya, on your way back from Arusha to Nairobi you can use same visa going through Kenya.  Perhaps you traveling by shuttle bus from Nairobi to Arusha Tanzania visa can be purchase at Namanga Gate on Tanzania / Kenya border.

Option flying from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Kilimanjaro International Airport  you can purchase your Tanzania visa on desk at the Airport.  Requirements may change, Feline safaris Tanzania ltd recommending our clients to double check, who needs visa to Tanzania; www.immigration.go.tz/module1 before departing to Tanzania.

 TYPE OF VISA APPLIED (TOURIST)   PORT OF ENTRY:

JRO if arriving to Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Namanga if you arriving by shuttle from Nairobi.

Tipping:   

 FELINE SAFARIS TANZANIA LIMITED recommending our clients to tip at the end of services, not normal obligatory but for exceptional services-maximum of 10% will be appreciable.    25$ per day for driver guide.  20$ per day for a cook if you going camping safari.

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