Travel to Tanzania

Land in Tanzania and instantly feel welcomed by the warm smiles and cheerful faces. This country, plus the friendly locals, has the power to leave souls soaring with its wild array of safaris and creations.

Key facts

  • Currency: Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
  • Population: 61 million
  • National dish: Ugali
  • Bottle of beer: 4,000 TZS
  • Offical language: Swahili
  • Hello: Jambo
  • Capital city: Dodoma
  • Minimum wage: 385 TZS/hour
  • Annual temperatures: 16°C - 31°C

Culture

Tanzania is home to over 120 tribes and considered as one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. This amalgamation of communities contributes to a colourful spectrum of art, clothing, food and customs within the Tanzanian society.


Best time to visit

The best wildlife spotting months are during the dry season (June - October), as many animals tend to migrate to the waterholes and riverbeds. However, there is seldom rainfall during the months of November - February in the wet season and the scenery is lush and green.


Best places to visit

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