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      The road tokilwa

      Dar es Salaam Feb 17, 2015 at 8:39 AM

      how bad is the road to kilwa

    • hotels b&B

      Mikumi National Park Feb 3, 2015 at 11:51 AM

      does any know a good budget hotel or b&b near the park all so a good safari company thats not to expensive thanks for your help tony

      1 Answer Feb 4, 2015 at 4:15 AM
    • taxi prices

      Zanzibar Island Feb 1, 2015 at 4:27 AM

      how much would it be a taxi from zanzibar airport to Dwejuu?
      also from Dwejuu to Nwungi?

      1 Answer Feb 4, 2015 at 4:20 AM
    • Vaccinations

      Tanzania Jan 15, 2015 at 7:52 AM

      What are recommended vaccinations for for a Serengeti safar?

      9 Answers Jan 15, 2015 at 2:07 PM
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      Luggage storage,etc

      Dar es Salaam Jan 13, 2015 at 8:20 AM

      We will arrive at DAR from Europe with luggage more than 15kgs. After one night in DAR we have a flight to Zansibar, where only 15kgs are allowed. Has someone an idea, where to store luggage (on the airport) for 4 days?

      How much time to calculate by taxi from downtown hotel to the airport and how much will that cost?

      Thank you!

      1 Answer Jan 15, 2015 at 2:37 AM
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      Tanzania vs South Africa End of March

      Tanzania Jan 13, 2015 at 5:50 AM


      My wife and I are thinking of doing our first Safari 8 Full days, and have been contemplating how to plan it out.
      I'm really debating between South Africa and Tanzania, SA seems straight forward, fly into J'berg rent a 4 x 4 go to Kruger etc...

      But my heart tells me to do Tanzania, if I manage to sell it to my other half....some questions

      1. Can one self drive in Tanzania? and hire experienced guides
      2. What’s the best entry point to Tanzania from the UK, Dar Es Salaam (DAR) seems to be cheaper however seems like one has to fly to get to Serangeti, however its closer to Zanzibar.
      3. I see lots of recommendations for Safari companies from the previous posts is that a standard? Is this the way to go on Safari i.e. is self drive not an option
      4. The FCO says everyone needs a visa to Tanzania, also says you can get it at entry at the airport?
      5. Is Easter a good time to visit Tanzania? (End March/Start of April)


      5 Answers Jan 16, 2015 at 1:47 AM
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      Can anyone recommend a good beach resort?

      Zanzibar Island Dec 4, 2014 at 1:12 PM

      We want to book +- 4 days at a beach resort in Zanzibar (after a short stay in Stone Town). We'll be going next year first week of June (after a 2 week safari ).
      I'm looking for: nice (preferable harass free ) beach, possibility to swim in the see, hotel with clean rooms with sea view, nice and clean pool, restaurants with à la carte possibility (preferably no buffets), possibility to book boat (and other ) tours with a preference for smaller hotels. Has anyone been to such a Zanzibar beach hotel (price range similar to Blue bay Beach resort which was proposed by the local agent but which seems to have reviews ranging from good to awfull)

      3 Answers Dec 18, 2014 at 4:16 AM
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      Salary for a Safari guide on private safari

      Tanzania Nov 25, 2014 at 9:58 PM

      Hi, we are four people going for 10 days private safari to four big parks in Tanzania. Does anyone know how high are the wages of the safari guides? How much should we pay to our guide for 10 days? He is self-employed.

      8 Answers Nov 27, 2014 at 10:14 AM
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      Tanzania May

      Tanzania Nov 23, 2014 at 4:14 AM

      We're looking into a trip to Tanzania and Zanzibar next year. Plan would be to visit serengeti, Ngorongoro crater, Manyara, Tarangire the last 2 weeks of May and then 1st week of June off to Zanzibar. I know this is the end of wet season so I'm trying to assess what this means in practice. Does it rain all day?

      5 Answers Dec 7, 2014 at 10:17 PM
    • Mwanza to Kigali

      Mwanza Oct 30, 2014 at 9:47 AM

      How can one do this by bus?

      2 Answers Oct 30, 2014 at 4:56 PM

      Tanzania Oct 27, 2014 at 10:03 PM

      Hi everyone. How long would it take to cross with a private car? Any tips? thanks. Phil

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      Tanzania Oct 13, 2014 at 6:33 AM

      What kind of vaccination do i need for Tanzania / Sansibar. Thanks, Michael

      2 Answers Oct 13, 2014 at 8:18 AM
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      Money stolen from Agency's Account by 2 tourists in Arusha

      Tanzania Oct 12, 2014 at 2:03 AM

      Hi , TA members

      I think this is right field to bring this case , and if not i apologize for this . My friend in Arusha he is a Tour Operator , he had served 2 tourists from Ireland by joining them in sharing safari for 4 days . Before the service they were agreed each other between him and these 2 Irish guys should pay a deposit of $ 645 to secure the booking as usually every agency does . So they paid that deposit by transfer it into his account in Tanzania . On 03rd Oct they came and started a safari as it was agreed , and by 06th Oct the finished their safari trip and they kept excellent comments to him .

      But the real case is , on 10th Oct one of them went to her bank and claim to her bank to bring back that payment which was paid as deposit to her account and cancel that money transfer , so her bank which is '' Allies Irish Bank '' took back that money from my friend account , so my questions are :-

      1) What action or steps do you advise to my friend should take to bring back his money into his account from these inconvenient guys ?.

      2) Is it possible for him to get his money back ?.

      3) What should he does to secure something like this never happen again ?.

      Sorry for long story , but in reality i need an help to help him . Thanks for take your time and contribute on my thread . Your advice will be much appreciated .


      12 Answers Oct 12, 2014 at 5:05 PM
    • Pemba Island

      Pemba Island Oct 1, 2014 at 3:37 AM

      I'm trying to decide if I should book The Manta Hotel on Pemba Island, because I want to be close to Jozani Forest and because the resort has amazing reviews. It seems no one speaks English and I can't get any information. Is the area safe? We're two girls, flying directly to Zanzibar, then Pemba, staying at the resort and only leaving to go to the forest to see the monkeys. Any advice? We want a beach holiday, with some wildlife and/or yoga involved.

      1 Answer Oct 22, 2014 at 3:19 AM
    • moving to dar es salaam !

      Dar es Salaam Sep 20, 2014 at 5:17 AM

      hi, i have got a job offer in dar es salaam
      salary offered is 750 us$, besides, company would pay for rent and transport and food
      all the other expenses like housekeeping, toiletries would be incurred by me

      so is the above package good enough for a bachelor, or is it on the lower side.

      All the suggestions are welcome.

      Thanks and regards

      2 Answers Sep 21, 2014 at 9:15 PM
    • Most suitable accomodation

      Zanzibar Town Sep 15, 2014 at 12:11 AM

      Please advise the best city to stay in Zanzibar . I want to be at trhed beach but also close to Stone Town in order to save on travelling cost

      Thank you

      2 Answers Sep 15, 2014 at 10:01 PM
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      Arusha Sep 3, 2014 at 2:51 PM

      Is it safe ?

      3 Answers Oct 30, 2014 at 3:11 PM
    • What can Americans bring to trade? In Kenya and Tanzania? Just pens and paper or? Shoes?

      Tanzania Aug 30, 2014 at 5:56 PM

      What can Americans bring to trade? In Kenya and Tanzania? Just pens and paper or? Shoes?

      8 Answers Aug 31, 2014 at 3:14 PM
    • General information about Zanzibar

      Zanzibar Island Aug 29, 2014 at 5:52 AM

      We are 4 adoults and 2 teenagers who wants to visit Zanzibar next year. We would like to arrive at the end of July and be there for about two weeks. When I search the web I find the hotels to be very expensive. Can anyone give me good advice about whereto stay? It is ok to pay up to 2000 American dollars pr week for all of us. We would love to stay near the beach. Which part of the island would you prefere? I have reas thar the northern side is the best? Grateful for any answers :))

      3 Answers Feb 4, 2015 at 2:00 AM
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      from selous to niassa reserve

      Dar es Salaam Aug 21, 2014 at 9:10 AM

      is it possible to go from selous reserve to niassa reserve?

      1 Answer Aug 21, 2014 at 10:30 AM
    • The Mara River Area

      Serengeti National Park Aug 13, 2014 at 12:25 AM

      Am I allowed to drive there in a safari truck & sleep in the truck over night?

      2 Answers Aug 13, 2014 at 10:53 AM
    • Money for 9 days vacay in zanzibar

      Zanzibar Island Aug 10, 2014 at 8:51 AM

      How much cash should I take for 9days in nungwi? We have b&b accom, I'm conserved as there are no cash machines

      2 Answers Aug 10, 2014 at 12:08 PM
    • Price of Hand Tools in Tanzania?

      Tanzania Aug 1, 2014 at 10:11 AM

      What is the usual price of purchasing hand tools such as tin snips in Tanzania?

    • buying in dar es salaam

      Dar es Salaam Jul 27, 2014 at 2:48 PM

      where do you go to buy necessities in dar es salaam, like razors or soap or shampoo or toilet paper?

      1 Answer Aug 8, 2014 at 10:52 PM
    • Mt. Kilimanjaro

      Tanzania Jul 16, 2014 at 10:59 AM

      Would anyone reccomend hiking up mt. kilimanjaro? Is it worth the money?

      3 Answers Jul 17, 2014 at 1:02 PM

      Arusha Jul 11, 2014 at 3:14 AM


      5 Answers Jul 11, 2014 at 9:05 AM

      Mikumi National Park Jul 9, 2014 at 12:33 PM


      1 Answer Jul 9, 2014 at 2:25 PM
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      Safari Adventure December 2-8 2014, tips anyone?

      Tanzania Jun 16, 2014 at 6:27 PM


      I'm a single, female traveler, and I'm going to be heading to Tanzania in December. I'll be in Uganda for the month of November volunteering, then looking to end the adventure with a Serengeti safari in Tanzania before returning to Canada.

      Couple things I'm looking for:
      Low budget and reliable
      Flight advice from Entebbe to Kilimanjaro International (via Nairobi)
      Any things I MUST see?
      Anyone wanna tag along?

      Thanks in advance for any input!


      6 Answers Jun 19, 2014 at 3:05 AM
    • Single female traveller looking for beach place to stay

      Zanzibar Island Jun 14, 2014 at 6:13 AM

      Hey there, I am heading to Zanzibar to spend time with some friends who are working in the hospital. I intend to head to a beach first for a few nights and was wondering if anyone could recommend somewhere relatively inexpensive where I will be able to sunbathe and relax, but not be completely isolated on my own. Many thanks in advance

      4 Answers Jun 30, 2014 at 5:40 AM
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      Partial Climb of Mount Kilimanjaro

      Tanzania May 26, 2014 at 5:54 AM

      We had our sights set on climbing Mt Kilimanjaro however due to the fact that my boys are 11, 11 & 13 we have decided it is too difficult and not safe. We are considering doing a partial climb, 4 days, 3 nights. We are keen to experience the trek, the scenery and view up close the mountain.
      Has anybody done anything similar? Can anyone recommend a route to follow.
      Any advice is welcome.

      7 Answers Jun 3, 2014 at 7:44 AM