Tanzania Travel Information

Tanzania important travel and health information

Enjoy a unique wildlife experience! We from Afromaxx Tour Company are planning your Safari to Tanzania. We provide you with experience a guide, a 4×4 vehicle and an well planned Safari itinerary. All that will help you to get mot out of your adventure and experience Tanzania. Make sure you are also well prepared for the adventure.  In the following Tanzania travel information we will give you some guides lines for your Safari and journey to Tanzania. Read them well and prepare yourself with equipment and mentality for your journey to Africa.

Passport

When you enter Tanzania, you must have a valid passport for at least 6 months. Upon arrival at the airport, a fee of $ 50, – will be charged.Children’s entries in a parent’s passport are no longer valid since 26.06.2012. Every child needs a personal identification document.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is urgently recommended to have an international health insurance with return insurance to conclude. The offered AMREF insurance is only for emergency transport within Tanzania’s responsibility.

Yellow fever

Yyellow fever vaccination is required by all travelers from the age of one year. Vaccinations this includes adult vaccinations against tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), possibly also against polio (child paralysis), mumps, measles rubella (MMR) and influenza. As travel insults Hepatitis A and Typhus, with long-term resident or special exposure also Hepatitis B, rabies as well as Meningococcal disease (ACWY) is recommended. Further information is available at: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/tanzania

Yellow fever
At present, yellow fever vaccination is required by all travelers from the age of one year.

Vaccinations
This includes adult vaccinations against tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), possibly also against polio (child paralysis), mumps, measles rubella (MMR) and influenza. As travel insults Hepatitis A and Typhus, with long-term resident or special exposure also Hepatitis B, rabies as well as Meningococcal disease (ACWY) is recommended. Further information is available at: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/tanzania

Malaria
Malaria is a serious health threat to Tanzania travelers all year roundOf malaria prophylaxis is therefore urgently recommended. For the Malaraphylaxis various prescription drugs (e.g., Malarones, Doxycycline, Lariam, Coartem) are on the market. The selection should be discussed before taking a chemoprophylaxis with a tropical or rice medication. Due to the mosquito-related risk of infection, all travelers are recommended:• Consistent mosquito protection in the evening and night hours• wear long, long-sleeved clothing (socks, long sleeves and trousers)• Sleep under the mosquito net• stay in mosquito-free rooms from dawn• Use insect repellent agents (Autan, No Bite)

Basic rules
Only drink water of safe origin, eg bottled water, never tap water. In case of emergency filtered, disinfected or boiled water. In the case of foodstuffs: cook, peel or disinfect. Be sure to keep flies away from your food. Wash your hands as often as possible with soap,Always after the toilet and always before the food preparation and before the meal. Hand disinfection where appropriate, use disposable cloths.

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