What food should we expect in Tanzania?
The food on the first part of the trip in mainland Tanzania is all of a good to high standard, breakfasts are usually buffet style and there is plenty to chose from, fruit, bread, cereal/yoghurt (sometimes) and cooked breakfasts, whilst out on our walks and safaris we will take a packed lunches to enjoy en-route. Dinners are usually 3 courses or buffets and of a high standard.
All breakfasts and 3 dinners are included in Zanzibar. Dinners are buffet style with a wide choice of dishes, including plenty of vegetarian options. Allow about US$100pp for the meals not included in the
Vegetarians are well catered for but please inform us before departure of any special dietary requests.
Tom Bowring - Africa Operations
Can I charge camera batteries when we are camping?
There are no facilities in your tents but there are in the dining areas. Saying that, spare batteries for cameras still advisable as the electricty supply cannot always be 100% guaranteed!
Tom Bowring - Africa Operations
Is it easy to get a Tanzanian visa on arrival?
For British passport holders, it's very straightforward. You need a clean $50 dollar bill (notes issued before 2001 are NOT accepted ) and the window is on the right as you enter the arrivals building. Please note passports and visas are your own responsibility and we cannot be responsible for any problems you may encounter.
Tom Bowring - Customer Operations
Tanzania country guide (including plugs!)
Please visit the Exodus Travel Guide to Tanzania where you can find out what plugs they use, as well as more detailed Country information in the menu on the left of the page.
How should I take my money for Tanzania?
US dollars cash is best, and this is changed into the local currency, the Shilling. We price most activities in our trip notes in dollars, simply to make it easier to calculate costs but you will not be spending dollars directly.
Certain optional activities may be possible to pay in dollars but please note that dollars are not legal tender in Tanzania. There are some ATMs in Arusha and Stonetown, but money is best changed upon arrival at Kilimanjaro airport.
Tom Bowring - Tanzania Operations
What vaccinations do I need?
Unfortunately we are not qualified to answer all your questions in regards to travel health, so we strongly recommend you contact your GP or a Travel Health Clinic at least 8 weeks prior to departure for up-to-date information. There will be limited information in the trip notes but you should always seek further qualified medical advice.
Nomad Travel Clinics are experts in preparing people for travel, providing advice on vaccinations, anti-malarial and staying healthy whilst overseas. We have arranged a special 10% discount for Exodus passengers on any vaccinations that you may require! Take along your Nomad discount card, sent with your confirmation pack, or call Exodus for your special discount code.
Visit www.nomadtravel.co.uk/exodus for further information.
For additional information please visit: www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk
Charlotte Taylor - Customer Operations
Exodus staff - expertise on hand to help
All the staff at Exodus share a passion for adventure travel, and are always happy to answer any questions you may have. You can find an expert for the area you are interested in here and can contact them to get further information. If you don't see your specific country listed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and they will get the answers you need!