There is no specific rates for tipping your guide but the point here is to appreciate the service your safari guide / mountain crew following your safari / expedition to its ends. Normally, for a group or family a tour leader would collect all tips and give to the guide/ crew at the end of the trip during farewell occasion/
Its common based on your bill one can decide for waiter/ waitresses to keep change following good service.
Yes. Reservations are required for guaranteed spots on all tours. Reservations help us determine the number of guides we need to ensure that our groups remain manageable and enjoyable, and they allow us to notify you of changes to the tour due to weather or anything that could disturb the tours.
The national language in Tanzania is Swahili mostly spoken by majority natives – most urban people speak second language which is English. Safari guides speak additional languages including Arabic, German, French, Spanish and more
Because Tanzania is right next to the Equator, the temperature in the country are almost the same all through the year – about 26-28 C (78.8 – 82.4 F) during the day and 14-16 C (57.2 – 60.8 F) during the night
Yes, they do. English is the second language in Tanzania and most people here speaks a very good English.
In most tourist places (hotels, lodges) around northern Tanzania you can pay in US Dollars or Euro (and even in some other foreign currency). On other parts of the country and local business, you most likely will have to pay with local money (Tanzanian Shilling-TZS).
You should change some money to local currency, so you can pay at restaurants and gift shops in the city. Make sure to check the current value of the Tanzanian Shilling and exchange money only in official change places, like the hotel, bureau de-change shops, banks and so on.
In Tanzania, safari is good all though the year. If you would like to see the birth of the Wildebeest’s calves, you should come around February and the beginning of March. If you would like to see the herds crossing the Mara River at the north of the Serengeti, you should come in July through September. Tanzania has so much to offer at all-time year round.
The great migration is happening every day! Herds of wildebeest, Zebra, gazelle and different kinds of antelopes are migrating through the Serengeti National Park, looking for a new grazing land and reproduction favorable environment. You can find the herds at the southern part of Serengeti during the months of February – May; at the western part during the months of June – July; at the northern part during the month of August – October and at the eastern part during the month of November – January.
No, we do not charge any extra fees or fuel surcharges. The listed price is the price you pay. Including tax.
You should check with your local health department and consult with your doctor before coming to Tanzania.
The chances of getting Malaria in Tanzania or Zanzibar are low but you should consult with your local health department and consult with your doctor before coming to Tanzania