It is highly recommended that you bring a selection of first aid necessities. This includes prescription drugs as well as preventative, non-prescription medications like pain relievers, antidiarrheal medication, antihistamines, and motion sickness pills.
Do also bring bandaids, bandages, antiseptic cream and malaria medication (consult your doctor about malaria medication).
Please be sure to carefully check your visa requirements before your travel plans begin. If you are getting your visa on arrival, please remember that only USD notes from 2009 are accepted. The visa fee ranges from $50 to $100 per person. It is best to pay in cash.
Visitors can apply for an online visa to visit the United Republic of Tanzania. Visitors are required to fill in the online form, make payment, and submit their application online. The form will then be reviewed and processed.
Applicants will be notified through via e-mail whether their applications have been accepted or rejected. They may also track their application status through the online system. If need be, applicants may also be required to visit the nearest Tanzania diplomatic mission or consulate for interviews.
Full details of entry requirements and visa information can be viewed on the immigration website.
It is a mandatory requirement that you travel to Africa with at least two blank passport pages per country you plan to visit, and that your passport is valid for a minimum of six months after your date of travel.
If you are travelling to Tanzania from yellow fever endemic countries/regions (or if you have a transit in an affected area of more than 12 hours and/or leave the airport), please note that you will be required to present a yellow fever vaccination certificate upon arrival. This certificate must be obtained no less than 10 days prior to travel.
Note: For information about yellow fever requirement in Tanzania, please visit the Ministry of Health website.
Please check with your doctor about necessary vaccinations for the trip.
AMREF provides medical evacuations in the case of serious medical conditions. The patient is air lifted out of the remote area in an air ambulance that is fitted with equipment to respond to medical emergencies, including Intensive care cases.
Depending on the medical case, the aircraft may be fitted with the following:
As a Mauly Tours client you have coverage for two weeks. If your safari is longer than two weeks, contact us to get information on how to extend the AMREF coverage.
This covers clients who climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and conditions are not always ideal on the slopes. Although accidents and emergencies rarely happen we prefer to ensure that you are completely covered in any event. Maury Tours offers the services of KSAR – Kilimanjaro Search & Rescue. KSAR operations are based in Moshi, to ensure they are able to attend to emergencies as quickly as possible.
Modern, efficient, and specialised helicopters are based at an airport in Moshi, ready to depart at any time in the event of an emergency.
Services offered by KSAR are:
KSAR also offers free evacuation for porters and guides.
We highly recommend that you also acquire travel insurance. Things don’t always go as planned and as such it is better to be prepared in such an event.
We do not offer travel insurance directly, but we have provided a list of companies that do offer travel insurance.