Tanzania wildlife safari

The best way to enjoy your trip is with an adaptable backpack that you can use for all sorts of adventures. We recommend packing light, so as not to have too many things weighing down on hand when climbing stairs or walking long distances during travel time!

You can store your excess luggage at a starting point hotel for free, and there’s a guarantee that it will be safe. You’re on a nice and safe hotel

A lot of people like to make circular trips (returning home from an originating location), which means they only need one bag each since everything was already taken care off before leaving

We only have a handful of itineraries where sleeping bags are required and these are generally trips that involve camping. When we use homestays, blankets are provided but some travelers feel more comfortable with their own sleeping bag or sleep sheet. This decision is a personal preference, but most of our lodges are well equipped.

While we do include information in our Trip Notes about visa requirements, we always recommend that passengers check with their local embassy as visa rules can change without warning. Embassy websites in your home country will always have information about requirements, visa costs and will provide the required forms. Tanzaniavisa

Just go here for Tanzania visitor visa should strait forward Tanzaniavisa

Tanzania tribes safari can’t assist in the actual application of visas, but you can do this through the embassy or with the support of a travel agent. Check here and see who needs a visa.

My application says I need a letter of invitation or other supporting documentation, do you provide these?

There are certain destinations, such as Central Asia and Iran, where you will need support documentation from your country in order to apply for your visa. The ‘visa section’ of your Trip Notes will include information about what you need to send to us (scanned passports, employment letters etc.) Go to Tanzania visa

This is the beauty of the Tanzania tribe safari style of travel: many of our travelers join because they are traveling solo and want to meet and share experiences with like-minded people. 

As a solo traveler, you will be paired up with another passenger of the same gender as per your passport information. If you’re not comfortable sharing a room with someone of the same gender, you also have the choice to pay for a single supplement (available on the majority of our trips).

If you don’t identify with the gender assigned on your passport, please let us know at time of booking and we’ll arrange the rooming configuration accordingly.

Tanzania tribe safari are for travelers with a yearning to get off the beaten track. Whether you’re traveling solo, with a group of friends, or are aged 16 or 75, there is a package to suit your interests and comfort level. Each Tanzania tribe safari adventure has a physical and cultural grading to help you decide if the trip is right for you. No special skills are required for most adventures, just a sense of adventure and a curiosity about the world. Even on our camping adventures no previous experience is required; our tents are easy to set up, even for first-time campers.

Good things come in small packages, which is why we keep our group sizes down. This means we’re small enough to remain flexible as we thread our way through communities without intimidating the locals. On most of our trips you’ll be part of an intimate group of 4-16 people, though our group sizes are on average 10 people. Our Overland Safari trips are in purpose-built vehicles that can carry 7 travelers per jeep. 

For the majority of our trips the minimum age is 2. An adult must accompany all children under the age of 16.

Our Overland Adventures have a minimum age of 4. Younger children can join us on our Family trips and Short Break Adventures, but check with us its minimum age and the specifics. Most of our trips don’t have a maximum age limit, but a Self-Assessment Form is required for all passengers 75 years and over.

Yes, Tanzania tribe safari offers a wide range of Family Adventures around the globe. The minimum age (for Family trips) varies depending on destination, and we have set minimum ages to ensure that the included activities suit each age range. Additionally, you’ll notice that some of the more adventurous destinations have a higher minimum age.

There are three different styles of travel – Budget, Mid-range and Luxury. These cover a whole gamut in terms or safari experiences with “You” being written all over it! To find out which one is right for you visit our trip style page Tours.

Want to lie in a hammock and not move until cocktail hour? We’ve got a trip for that. Want to power up the side of a mountain at high altitude Kilimanjaro? We’ve also got trips with five climbing  and two descending routes. To determine what type of trip suits you best, each of our trips comes with a Physical Rating to let you know how physically demanding it is… or isn’t. Find out more about ratings by contacting us or go to Kilimanjaro page.

We want you to have an enjoyable trip, so we’ll do our best not only in the smaller towns but also in some of your longer destinations. We will let lodges know if there are certain places that can’t accommodate all dietary requirements before they book their tours. 

Here are a few things you should know about traveling with special dietary requirements. We’ll pass on any information we have so that your guides can include it in their planning stages, and if there is anything specific while traveling make sure to pack an easy-to-read card in the local language too!

Traveling is all about the adventure and thrill of new cultures. Digestive tract troubles? Not when you’re traveling! When we say “feed me,” it’s not just for your stomach but also a chance to experience another culture through its cuisine: flavorful yet healthy dishes that will make any palate happy

In our tours, food plays an important role because no two people have exactly alike tastes in terms or preferences when they eat out-of home so why should one meal represent their entire trip? This means each day has plenty opportunities offered where choices can be made based off favorite foods from back home

 Hydration is important to maintain good health. However drinking tap water in some countries may not be the best option for you, so we provide information before your trip about which destinations allow it and why before leaving!

Your best bet for getting to Zanzibar is by air. From North America or Europe, we recommend using KLM, Turkish Air, Emirates, Qatar airway and flying into Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) or Dar es salaam.

In addition there are two other airports that serve this region: One located one hour drive south/ southwest of ARUSHA; Another Near Moshi which takes less than three hours on foot!

 If planning a visit to Zanzibar or Pemba during your Tanzanian holiday, consider flying into Dar es Salaam and then flying to Kilimanjaro for your safari and climb.

 Yes, we book East Africa internal travel, including flights, bus rides and shuttles. Your tickets will be kept in the office for you or mailed to you, depending on your first destination. For international flights, we will email you and we will provide you with  travel agent contact information – who will take care of you.

All airport taxes are now included with most flights, both domestically and internationally.

Charter flights are the best way to get from your destination of choice, like Zanzibar. There’s many daily charter services that will depart mid morning until early evening, check with us and we can help you book any flight for what fits into your itinerary – so don’t hesitate!

We have trips that are regular scheduled group departures. These trips leave with a minimum of two people and a maximum of 15 people per departure.

  1. Tanzania Explorer Safari – budget wildlife & culture – departures every Sunday throughout the season
  2. Bushman Safari– mid-range wildlife & culture – departures every second Sunday throughout the season
  3. Kilimanjaro 7 day Machame Trek – departures every Sunday throughout theseason
  4. Kilimanjaro 8 day Lemosho – departures every Sunday throughout the season
  5. Tanzania Kaskazini Safari– budget wildlife & culture – departures every Sunday
  6. Tanzania Culture Safari– departures every Sunday

Single supplements do apply to guarantee a single room.

Health insurance is not included in tour quotes. However, for an additional of $50-100-pp depending on age and duration of their trip, we can assist you to take out membership for the First Air Responder(FAR), which provides aero-medical evacuation services for up to 2000km from Nairobi Wilson Airport and for up to eight weeks in duration (depending on your itinerary with MW). THIS DOES NOT REPLACE PERSONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE IN ANYWAY.

For the most up-to date recommendations on traveling to Tanzania, please check out CDC’s website. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) site.

Tanzania is a great country to visit for its natural wonders, but you’ll need some cash along the way. You can withdraw Tanzanian shillings using Visa/MasterCard in Arusha or Moshi and other cities as well – just make sure that most restaurants don’t accept credit cards and there’s always an extra fee when paying with one! Call your Credit Card company before leaving home so they know what destination you’re going too because sometimes companies put blocks on these types of transactions during trips abroad.

Before you go on your trip, we recommend changing some money to shillings. You’ll find that local stores and restaurants charge in Shilling; if you pay with dollars it will be more expensive than paying for items directly (especially at souvenir shops). At Arusha’s market prices change significantly based off the notes being used – US$100 or less tend gain higher rates while smaller ones like 5 cents only attract about 70% of what they would otherwise get! This can make carrying around lots small ($10)but useful sometimes since there may not alwaysari.

Some people like to keep their money in traveler’s checks and then go to ATM withdrawals. This might be an option for you if you’re staying around one place long enough, but we recommend cash since most Tanzanian banks require that when making transactions with them as well!

We recommend that you bring USD cash and use an ATM machine to withdraw Shillings.

I’m traveling alone – is that OK?

This is the beauty of the Tanzania tribe safari style of travel: many of our travelers join because they are traveling solo and want to meet and share experiences with like-minded people. 

If I am traveling solo, will I be charged a single supplement?

As a solo traveler, you will be paired up with another passenger of the same gender as per your passport information. If you’re not comfortable sharing a room with someone of the same gender, you also have the choice to pay for a single supplement (available on the majority of our trips).

If you don’t identify with the gender assigned on your passport, please let us know at time of booking and we’ll arrange the rooming configuration accordingly.

Who are Tanzania tribe safari travelers?

Tanzania tribe safari are for travelers with a yearning to get off the beaten track. Whether you’re traveling solo, with a group of friends, or are aged 16 or 75, there is a package to suit your interests and comfort level. Each Tanzania tribe safari adventure has a physical and cultural grading to help you decide if the trip is right for you. No special skills are required for most adventures, just a sense of adventure and a curiosity about the world. Even on our camping adventures no previous experience is required; our tents are easy to set up, even for first-time campers.

How many people will be on my trip?

Good things come in small packages, which is why we keep our group sizes down. This means we’re small enough to remain flexible as we thread our way through communities without intimidating the locals. On most of our trips you’ll be part of an intimate group of 4-16 people, though our group sizes are on average 10 people. Our Overland Safari trips are in purpose-built vehicles that can carry 7 travelers per jeep. 

Are there age restrictions on your trips?

For the majority of our trips the minimum age is 2. An adult must accompany all children under the age of 16.

Our Overland Adventures have a minimum age of 4. Younger children can join us on our Family trips and Short Break Adventures, but check with us its minimum age and the specifics. Most of our trips don’t have a maximum age limit, but a Self-Assessment Form is required for all passengers 75 years and over.

Does Tanzania tribe safari have family trips?

Yes, Tanzania tribe safari offers a wide range of Family Adventures around the globe. The minimum age (for Family trips) varies depending on destination, and we have set minimum ages to ensure that the included activities suit each age range. Additionally, you’ll notice that some of the more adventurous destinations have a higher minimum age.

Which style of Safari is right for me?

There are three different styles of travel – Budget, Mid-range and Luxury. These cover a whole gamut in terms or safari experiences with “You” being written all over it! To find out which one is right for you visit our trip style page Tours

Are trips physically demanding? 

Want to lie in a hammock and not move until cocktail hour? We’ve got a trip for that. Want to power up the side of a mountain at high altitude Kilimanjaro? We’ve also got trips with five climbing  and two descending routes. To determine what type of trip suits you best, each of our trips comes with a Physical Rating to let you know how physically demanding it is… or isn’t. Find out more about ratings by contacting us or go to Kilimanjaro page.

I have special dietary requirements – will they be catered for?

We want you to have an enjoyable trip, so we’ll do our best not only in the smaller towns but also in some of your longer destinations. We will let lodges know if there are certain places that can’t accommodate all dietary requirements before they book their tours. 

Here are a few things you should know about traveling with special dietary requirements. We’ll pass on any information we have so that your guides can include it in their planning stages, and if there is anything specific while traveling make sure to pack an easy-to-read card in the local language too!

What will the food be like on my trip?

Traveling is all about the adventure and thrill of new cultures. Digestive tract troubles? Not when you’re traveling! When we say “feed me,” it’s not just for your stomach but also a chance to experience another culture through its cuisine: flavorful yet healthy dishes that will make any palate happy

In our tours, food plays an important role because no two people have exactly alike tastes in terms or preferences when they eat out-of home so why should one meal represent their entire trip? This means each day has plenty opportunities offered where choices can be made based off favorite foods from back home

Can I drink the water in the countries I visit?

 Hydration is important to maintain good health. However drinking tap water in some countries may not be the best option for you, so we provide information before your trip about which destinations allow it and why before leaving!

Best way to get to Tanzania?

Your best bet for getting to Zanzibar is by air. From North America or Europe, we recommend using KLM, Turkish Air, Emirates, Qatar airway and flying into Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) or Dar es salaam.

In addition there are two other airports that serve this region: One located one hour drive south/ southwest of ARUSHA; Another Near Moshi which takes less than three hours on foot!

 If planning a visit to Zanzibar or Pemba during your Tanzanian holiday, consider flying into Dar es Salaam and then flying to Kilimanjaro for your safari and climb.

Can the Tanzania tribe book my international / local flights?

 Yes, we book East Africa internal travel, including flights, bus rides and shuttles. Your tickets will be kept in the office for you or mailed to you, depending on your first destination. For international flights, we will email you and we will provide you with  travel agent contact information – who will take care of you.

Are there any airport taxes to pay in Tanzania?

All airport taxes are now included with most flights, both domestically and internationally.

What is the best way to get from Serengeti / Kilimajaro / Arusha to Zanzibar?

Charter flights are the best way to get from your destination of choice, like Zanzibar. There’s many daily charter services that will depart mid morning until early evening, check with us and we can help you book any flight for what fits into your itinerary – so don’t hesitate!

I am traveling alone. Is it possible to join a group?

We have trips that are regular scheduled group departures. These trips leave with a minimum of two people and a maximum of 15 people per departure.

  1. Tanzania Explorer Safari – budget wildlife & culture – departures every Sunday throughout the season
  2. Bushman Safari– mid-range wildlife & culture – departures every second Sunday throughout the season
  3. Kilimanjaro 7 day Machame Trek – departures every Sunday throughout theseason
  4. Kilimanjaro 8 day Lemosho – departures every Sunday throughout the season
  5. Tanzania Kaskazini Safari– budget wildlife & culture – departures every Sunday
  6. Tanzania Culture Safari– departures every Sunday

Single supplements do apply to guarantee a single room.

Does the Tanzania tribe provide health insurance?

Health insurance is not included in tour quotes. However, for an additional of $50-100-pp depending on age and duration of their trip, we can assist you to take out membership for the First Air Responder(FAR), which provides aero-medical evacuation services for up to 2000km from Nairobi Wilson Airport and for up to eight weeks in duration (depending on your itinerary with MW). THIS DOES NOT REPLACE PERSONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE IN ANYWAY.

What immunizations do I need before visiting Tanzania?

For the most up-to date recommendations on traveling to Tanzania, please check out CDC’s website. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) site.

Will I be able to use ATM/credit cards in Tanzania?

Tanzania is a great country to visit for its natural wonders, but you’ll need some cash along the way. You can withdraw Tanzanian shillings using Visa/MasterCard in Arusha or Moshi and other cities as well – just make sure that most restaurants don’t accept credit cards and there’s always an extra fee when paying with one! Call your Credit Card company before leaving home so they know what destination you’re going too because sometimes companies put blocks on these types of transactions during trips abroad.

Should I change money to Tanzanian Shillings or can I pay in foreign currency?

Before you go on your trip, we recommend changing some money to shillings. You’ll find that local stores and restaurants charge in Shilling; if you pay with dollars it will be more expensive than paying for items directly (especially at souvenir shops). At Arusha’s market prices change significantly based off the notes being used – US$100 or less tend gain higher rates while smaller ones like 5 cents only attract about 70% of what they would otherwise get! This can make carrying around lots small ($10)but useful sometimes since there may not alwaysari.

Should I bring travelers cheques?

Some people like to keep their money in traveler’s checks and then go to ATM withdrawals. This might be an option for you if you’re staying around one place long enough, but we recommend cash since most Tanzanian banks require that when making transactions with them as well!

We recommend that you bring USD cash and use an ATM machine to withdraw Shillings.

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