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Tanzania is a land of contrasts and majesty

Africa at its most wild and unexplored. There is the snow-capped summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sun-kissed beaches of Zanzibar and the vast herds of game grazing on the Serengeti plains.

Essential information for Tanzania

Local time


Tanzania fla


Tanzanian shilling
Official currency of Tanzania

Flight information

11h 35m
Dar Es Salaam (DAR)
Indirect flight

Flight schedule

  • Daily flights from London Heathrow to Dar Es Salaam.

Do I need a VISA?

A visa is required for Tanzania, and can be obtained prior to travel (approx US$50), or upon arrival. If combining your stay with a Kenya extension, you will require a Kenyan visa approx US$50 .

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Game viewing in Tanzania

Teeming with wildlife, including lions, elephants, rhino, cheetahs and thousands of migrating wildebeest. Over one quarter of its 900,000 sq kilometers is devoted to these magnificent animals, who live their lives almost entirely un-managed by people. 

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