Tanzania is great to visit any time of year. Most people avoid the rainy months of April, May, and November. Some people like to go during peak migration season.
Yes, you can get a visa at major airports and at border crossings, but try to get one ahead of time to make your entry into the country as easy as possible
Yes, just let us know what’s in your mind and we will put all together for you!
Extra luggage can be stored in a locked storage room at your Moshi hotel at no charge. Valuables should be left in a safe deposit box at your hotel in Moshi ($1/day)
Feel free to interact with your safari guide and Kilimanjaro guides and porters! There are other unique ways to meet local people.
Visit the outdoor markets in Moshi and Arusha
Donate or volunteer to local school, orphanage, or non-profit in Tanzania.
Visit a Maasai village
Visit the Bushman tribe at Lake Eyasi
We can add solo travelers to a group, or we can arrange a private trip for you.
Vegetarian and other special diets can be accommodated. Please let us know ahead of time. Protein options may be minimal on a vegetarian diet, so you may want to bring protein supplements.
We recommend booking your trip as soon as possible. Lodges and tented camps on safari are booked quickly, so we need to reserve those before they fill up. However, sometimes we do have space last minute as well.
Talk to your doctor about
MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
Meningococcal Meningitis (Africa/Asia)
Budget a minimum of $200/person for tips for Kilimanjaro, $25-30/day for expenses and tips on safari, and $20/day for other expenses in Moshi.
No, but we can schedule transfer from Nairobi either by land or air for an additional charge.
It is safe to walk around the main area of town during the day with valuables well hidden, but it not advised to be walk around at night for your own safety.
We can book your flights to Zanzibar from Kilimanjaro and your Zanzibar hotels.
The best time to see the migration in Tanzania is often January-March and June-August. In the Kenya, it is often best September-October. These are also the most popular times to go, so you will need to book well in advance. You will see an abundance of wildlife all year round.
Lodges and tented camps serve breakfast and dinner, typically buffet-style. Lunches are often a box lunch eaten while on your game drive.
We use 4 or 7 passenger, 4-wheel-drive Land Cruisers, all with viewing roofs for the safaris.
You can buy any drinks along your way to the safari. There will be mini-markets in town.