While doing walking excursions
in the parks and/or game reserve, make sure that it is allowed and paid to
the authority, who normally provide an armed ranger to accompany you.
Never leave cameras and hand
luggage unattended, especially in public areas.
Firearms or pocket knives are not allowed to be brought into
the country without permission. Do not stroll alone during the nights,
thieves tend to pick on" Mzungu" (white person) assuming that they have a
lot of money.
ostentatious, you will be attracting trouble, there is widespread theft
of expensive jewellery. Mobile/Cellular Phone, do not receive/make a call
in an open space especially Dar es Salaam.
such as camera, video cameras, binoculars, are very much targeted by
thieves, make sure you take utmost care in securing them. Secure your wallet
very well, pickpockets are alive and kicking especially in major cities.
Gay and Lesbians:
There are no gay or lesbians clubs in Tanzania. It doesn't
mean that there are no gays in
should be very careful with public show-off of affection. While there is no
direct hostility towards gay people, public affection will lead to
unnecessary ugly attention.
while you are in Tanzania, it might lead you into trouble with the law
It is easy
to carry them during the safari, but the rates provided by Bureau de Change
are less than paper note; and very few establishments are accepting them
mosquito precautions; Lightweight khaki cotton shorts, trousers, shirt, hat,
Warm lightweight fleece/jumper and Sunscreen; something smart casual for the
evenings if you're staying in a smart lodge; Camera/video with a wide angle
& zoom lens/adapter
Make photocopies of your passport, airline tickets, driverís license and
other important documentation.
THING TO NOTE,
SAFARI TAKES PLACE IN THE NATURAL WILDERNESS AREAS AND NOT IN ZOOS,
ANIMALS ARE DANGEROUS, WATCH IT OUT.