Tanzania General Information
We want to take discovering a country is rich in flora and fauna and where people are still capable of smiling spontaneously and where there is also has an abundance of unspoiled and undiscovered corners to explore, Tanzania.
We, from Hamu Safari, have in common the passion for this country: with more than 20 years of experience in tourism, we can help you enjoying an unforgettable experience in Tanzania, a country that can still many areas that can be discovered.
- PASSPORTS AND VISAS AND HEALTH INFORMATION!
All those visiting Tanzania must obtain a tourist visa for up to 3 months. The cost is currently between 50 and 100 US dollars depending on the nationality. The visa can be obtained on arrival at the airport but we still recommend that you contact the Tanzanian embassy or use the website https://eservices.immigration.go.tz/visa to obtain it online. We recommend that you request it at least one month before your arrival.
There are no mandatory vaccines to enter the country except that of yellow fever for those who come or have passed through a country where it is still endemic.
It is advisable to ask your doctor and check on specialized sites to know aboout the health situation in the country and decide which approach to take.
On the highlands, temperatures vary between 10° and 20° C (50° and 68° F) depending on the season, (cold or hot season). In the rest of the country the temperature rarely drops below 20°C (68°F).
November to February is the hottest period (25°–31°C or 77°–87.8°F). May to August is the coldest period (15°–20°C or 59°–68°F).
DRY SEASON: June, July, August, September and October.
RAIN SEASON: In November and December there are the 'short rains'. The rains are much lighter than those occuring during the "long rains" and are less predictable. January and February are somewhere in between. If during the short rains it has rained enough, there is likely to be a break in these months. March, April, May it starts raining again.
Tanzania is a mixture of microcosms, where the weather is very unpredictable. Temperatures and rains vary considerably based on altitude and location. Global warming does not help to have an accurate prediction ... but these indications can help you decide when you want to visit Tanzania.
In Tanzania we have more than 120 tribal languages but the official and most widespread language is Swahili. English is the most widely spoken foreign language.