FAQ

Are visas required for travel to Tanzania?

U.S. and Canadian citizens are required to have a visa to enter Tanzania. Your Tanzania visa is best obtained upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). This is a very easy and cost effective way to obtain your visa and we highly recommend it. Just follow the signs for visa on arrival at JRO upon your arrival. The present cost is $100 USD per person, per visa. Note that credit cards, Canadian dollars, traveler’s checks, and personal checks are not accepted. There are no passport photos required. The visa fee is subject to change without advance notice.

What vaccinations are required to for travel to Tanzania?

roof of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter Tanzania only if arriving from a yellow fever affected area. North American is not a yellow fever affected area. No other immunizations are required. The CDC recommends that all travelers to East Africa be up-to-date on vaccinations for measles/mumps/rubella (MMR), diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus (DPT), poliovirus, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, yellow fever and typhoid; however, you should consult with your personal physician.

What kind of vehicles are used on the Tanzania Wildlife Safari?

Getting as close to the wildlife as safely as possible — while being mindful of the potential impact on the animals — is IE’s primary goal for your safari. International Expeditions uses specially equipped, custom-built four-wheel-drive Land Cruisers. These vehicles comfortably accommodate six passengers, each of whom is guaranteed a window seat and roof-hatch access for unimpeded game viewing and terrific photo opportunities. All of our vehicles are equipped with VHF radio communication and cool boxes.